With the lauching of a big Lanz MD 260S combine in the production, a combine harvester Lanz MD 18S was presented in 1956.
It was supplied with 1m82 cm reaping-machine and Mercedes-Benz fuel-diesel engine of 34 horsepower capacity. The reaping machine was height-regulated with the help of hydraulic servo.The following model Lanz MD 25S had a reaping machine with 230 cm of width and was equipped with Perkins engine of 50 horsepower capacity. The threshing drum had 50 cm diametr.
The collection of large-dimension combines was enriched by the Lanz MD 35 S and MD 40 S combines, that had replaced the MD 260 S model. These combines were equipped with 4-cylinder Perkins engine (62 horsepower) or 6-cylinder Mercedes-Benz (68 horsepower).
The general characteristics of these combines were transmission with 2 gears; threshing drum with 6-grade speed regulation; engines were placed on the side of the driver’s platform; larger number of lubrication spots. In the end of the 1950s the combine paint was changed from yellow to green colour.
|Model||Lanz MD 18 S||Lanz MD 25 S||Lanz MD 35 S|
|Number of cylinders||4||4||4|
|Power, hp DIN||34||50||62|
|Number of Gears||2||2||2|
|Speed min-max. km/h||1,6 - 14,9||1,6 - 15||1,8 - 15,5|
|Cutting width, m||1,82||2,3||2,6|
|Alternative сutting, m||-||-||-|