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FX-318 Rotary Cutter

  • Schulte's first 18’ Flex Wing mower
  • An ultra narrow transport width makes moving this unit extremely safe and simple
  • Run with the same HP tractor as most 15’ flex wings, but gain the extra 3’ cutting width
  • Excellent choice for mowing crop residue, pastures, weeds, orchards and roadsides
  • Single 7 gauge domed deck sheds water and debris and increases life of the deck with this easy clean feature
  • Available 540rpm or 1000rpm 80° CV drive or 540 equal angle non CV drive
  • Heavy duty gearboxes & drive system with spun formed 7gauge stump jumpers ensures durability & perfect balance
  • Cutting Width

    216” (5.5m)

  • Overall Width

    228” (5.8m)

  • Overall Length

    208” (5.3m)

  • Transport Width

    86” (2.2m)(Singles on wings) 96” (2.4m) (Duals on wings)

  • Transport Height

    109” (2.77m)

  • Deck Thickness

    7GA (3/16", 4.6mm)

  • Weight

    5800 lbs (2631kg) (Depends on configuration)

  • Hitch Weight

    2350 lbs (1066kg)(Depends on configuration)

  • Minimum Tractor HP

    75HP (56kW)

  • Recommended Tractor HP

    90HP (67kW)

  • Tractor PTO Speed

    540 or 1000rpm

  • Cutting Height

    1.75" to 16.75" (44.5mm to 425mm)

  • Ground Clearance

    14.75" (42.5mm)

  • Cutting Capacity

    3.5" (89mm)

  • Blade Overlap

    6" (152mm)

  • Divider Gearbox Rating

    260HP (194kw)

  • Center & Wing Gearbox Rating

    225hp (168kw) *

  • Output Shaft

    2.38" (60.3mm)

  • Blade Tip Speed

    540 rpm

  • Center

    15980 ft/min (4871m/min)

  • Wing

    16319 ft/min (4974m/min)

  • Blade Tip Speed

    1000 rpm

  • Center

    15974 ft/min (4869m/min)

  • Wing

    16581 ft/min (5054m/min)

  • Wing Working Range

    25 degrees down to 80 degrees up

  • Wing Floating Range

    25 degrees down to 30 degrees up

  • Drive Size Main

    Cat.5CV (1000rpm), European Size 6 / Cat.6CV (540 rpm), European Size 8

  • Drive Size Center & Wings

    Category 5, European Size 6

  • Side Skirt Depth & Thickness

    13.63" (346mm) .25" thick (6.35mm)

  • Suspension

    Rubber 3 puck grommet

  • * Based on intermittent use.

Schulte FX318 Rotary Cutter

Schulte FX318 Rotary Cutter


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Schulte Industries' origins started on April 17th, 1912, when Caspar Schulte acquired the (smithy) blacksmith business in Englefeld, Saskatchewan. Caspar's oldest son John Schulte joined the business with his father in 1932, and like his father, was kept busy keeping customers happy. In 1938 John Schulte took over the blacksmith business on his own.

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PHONE: (306) 287-3715
OR: 1-800-404-6044
FAX: (306) 287-3355



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After our company switched to Schulte, our revenue per cutter went up 33%. We were getting paid by the acre so we were always worried about production and cost per acre. We were having problems with competitive cutters. We tried the Schulte cutters and it didn’t take us long to figure out that it was the cutter we wanted. We didn’t realize how bad our previous cutters were until we put a Schulte on the ground. We think the Schulte cuts better period. It’s unbelievable the quality of cut that we can get at what we would call a high rate of mowing speed. We get paid by the acre so productivity is a big deal for us, ground speed is a big deal for us.

Roman Albert Owner of Lot Maintenance of Oklahoma Inc., Tulsa OK

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