Products Rotary Cutters Mowers FX-318 ROTARY CUTTER


  • Schulte’s first 18 foot flex wing rotary cutter has three sets of rotors
  • 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 rotary cutter 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 7 gauge stump jumpers ensures durability & perfect balance on the rotary mower
Cutting Width216” (5.5m)
Overall Width228” (5.8m)
Overall Length208” (5.3m)
Transport Width86” (2.2m)(Singles on wings) 96” (2.4m) (Duals on wings)
Transport Height109” (2.77m)
Deck Thickness7GA (3/16", 4.6mm)
Weight5800 lbs (2631kg) (Depends on configuration)
Hitch Weight2350 lbs (1066kg)(Depends on configuration)
Minimum Tractor HP75HP (56kW)
Recommended Tractor HP90HP (67kW)
Tractor PTO Speed540 or 1000rpm
Cutting Height1.75" to 16.75" (44.5mm to 425mm)
Ground Clearance14.75" (42.5mm)
Cutting Capacity3.5" (89mm)
Blade Overlap6" (152mm)
Divider Gearbox Rating260HP (194kw)
Center & Wing Gearbox Rating225hp (168kw) *
Output Shaft2.38" (60.3mm)
Blade Tip Speed540 rpm
Center15980 ft/min (4871m/min)
Wing16319 ft/min (4974m/min)
Blade Tip Speed1000 rpm
Center15974 ft/min (4869m/min)
Wing16581 ft/min (5054m/min)
Wing Working Range25 degrees down to 80 degrees up
Wing Floating Range25 degrees down to 30 degrees up
Drive Size MainCat.5CV (1000rpm), European Size 6 / Cat.6CV (540 rpm), European Size 8
Drive Size Center & WingsCategory 6
Side Skirt Depth & Thickness13.63" (346mm) .25" thick (6.35mm)
SuspensionRubber 3 puck grommet

* Based on intermittent use.

Schulte FX318 Rotary Cutter
Schulte FX318 Rotary Cutter
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