Massey Ferguson’s latest combine harvester, the MF 9280 DELTA scooped two awards at the LAMMA show in the UK last week which sets the stage for a very promising year. The MF DELTA was judged to be the Best New Product or Innovation at the show, receiving the ‘Maurice High Trophy’ AND the prestigious ‘Ivel Award’, for the new product or innovation that has the most positive impact on the environment.
The MF DELTA combine, available in the European market, has the winning combination of conventional threshing and twin rotor separation technologies; ensuring superb grain samples, industry leading fuel efficiency and amazing versatility between crops and conditions. Add to this the fact that it is the world’s first combine with SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) e3 technology on a seven cylinder, 9.8 litre AGCO SISU POWER engine – it makes it the cleanest combine in the world also.
Alan Haines, Massey Ferguson’s Sales Support Specialist, Harvesting who accepted the awards says, “We were interviewed by a total of five different people during the show, with the panels including engineers, farmers and even an engineering student. It wasn’t easy to win this award.”
“The driveline design is simple and straightforward, which means it is ultra efficient. Also the threshing mechanism – from front to back – has been designed for smooth flow and to reduce power consumption,” he explains. “The judges also understood how the design of the unique Venturi Cleaning System manages to generate a large air volume, but again without the fan consuming any more power,” adds Alan.
What award would you give the Massey Ferguson DELTA Combine?