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Fast, Efficient Feed Delivery

The KUHN Knight BTC 100 Series delivery boxes are ideal for dairy and feedlot operations and can quickly and efficiently deliver a wide variety of rations. Four models are available in truck or trailer configurations, with capacities ranging from 550 to 1,000 ft³.

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KUHN Knight BTC 100 Series delivery boxes are designed for dairy and feedlot operations looking for a fast and accurate feed delivery solution from a central mixing point. Available as a trailed or truck mount configuration, four models have capacities ranging from 550 ft³ up to 1,000 ft³ with extensions. Featuring an innovative, raised twin-auger design, these delivery boxes are simple and dependable. This design results in an even feed flow to the discharge for consistent and accurate feed placement from beginning to end. BTC delivery boxes can deliver a variety of rations and have multiple discharge options making them a versatile choice for your feeding operation.
BTC 155 delivery trailer delivering feed to beef cattle.

Your benefits

Efficient and Durable Design

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Efficient Twin-Auger Design

The BTC delivery box uses a simple, twin-auger design for consistent feed flow to the discharge, for fast, even feed placement across the entire length of the bunk.

The raised right auger keeps the lower left auger charged with feed to provide even material flow to the discharge. The raised right auger also helps with load leveling during feed delivery. The left discharge auger moves material forward to the discharge for a consistent feed placement in front of your animals.

The close auger tolerances and raised lower auger design provide a fast, consistent discharge from beginning to the end of unloading. This results in even feed placement across the entire length of the bunk without a delay for mixer cleanout. The auger design also eliminates material carryaround versus a chain and apron floor design.

Reliable and Long Lasting

The simple auger design eliminates the need for extra maintenance items that are necessary on an apron floor design such as retensioning, or replacing worn out chains, for a reliable, long-lasting machine. The auger design also eliminates material carryaround versus a chain and apron floor design.
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Solid Undercarriage

The BTC delivery boxes feature the proven bogie axle design that provides reliable service and a solid foundation to carry the box. Single and tandem axle options, as well as multiple tire options, allow you to tailor the machine to fit your specific needs.
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Ration Versatility

KUHN Knight BTC delivery boxes will deliver a wide range of ingredients including starter, finish and dairy rations faster and more efficiently than any other delivery boxes on the market.
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Rugged, Dependable Drive

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Heavy-Duty Drive Design

The BTC delivery box uses a heavy-duty drive design, using a full length input shaft connected to a planetary gearbox. The planetary drive reduction eliminates high-speed chains and sprockets in the oil bath for smooth operation and low maintenance.

Splined shafts and sprockets, along with bolted auger flanges, provide a strong connection and positive power transfer. Heavy-duty bearings are mounted on the outside of the mixing chamber for easy service and long life.

Easy Access Door

The single-handled latch provides easy access to the oil bath. An improved seal keeps oil in, and dirt and debris out, to help minimize wear on drive components and maintain a cleaner appearance.
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Truck Drive Options

For truck-mounted models, choose between a mechanical and a hydrostatic drive to match your operation’s needs.

Mechanical Drive
Due to the low horsepower requirement of the BTC design, a mechanical drive, powered by a transmission PTO, works well in many situations, at a lower cost than alternative drive options. Mechanical drives are available in a number of different configurations, including front and mid-unit gearbox mounting in order to match up to nearly any truck chassis. Mechanical drives are controlled with an in-cab control box. 

Hydrostatic Drive
Hydrostatic drive systems are driven off of either a front engine (FEPTO) or rear engine (REPTO) power take-off. Driven off of the engine instead of transmission, hydrostatic drives allow for the mixer speed to be controlled independent of ground speed. The hydrostatic drives also allow for gentler startup, which is important in larger units delivering heavier loads.
BTC 155 truck-mounted delivery box parked in gravel driveway.

Tailor Your Machine

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Trailer & Truck Models

To suit your operation’s needs, KUHN Knight BTC 100 Series delivery boxes are available in a trailer or truck-mounted configuration.

Trailer models are the most popular configuration as they are the most economical and versatile. Being detachable allows the tractor to be used elsewhere on the farm when not in use for feeding.

Truck-mounted models are a suitable option for those that have to feed cows at several different locations, with large travel distances. This option allows a feeder to quickly get from the mixing location to the feed bunk and back again.

Multiple Discharge Options

To best suit your feeding needs, you can choose from a slide tray, chain and slat conveyor, 3-auger discharge or a 4-auger discharge to be equipped on your BTC delivery box.

Slide Tray
The side discharge slide tray has simple hydraulic controls and helps guide feed further away from the tire path. Magnets are standard on slide tray.

Chain and Slat Conveyor
Rugged chain and slat conveyor options provide the ultimate in durability and long life. Heavy-duty components ensure reliable service and multiple conveyor length options offer unmatched flexibility to match different feeding situations.

3-Auger Discharge
The 3-auger discharge allows adjustment for feeding into higher bunks. It has a simple, hydraulic drive that provides smooth, even discharge. Long lasting, poly chute liners help prevent rust and limit wear. The 3-auger discharge comes standard with fixed tip-off and built-in magnets.

4-Auger Discharge
Center-rotating augers bring the feed to the center of the discharge to increase overall capacity and provide a smooth, even discharge for all ration types. The 4-auger discharge comes standard with power tip-off and built-in magnets. The discharge augers are simple to remove for easy service. Long-lasting, replaceable polyethylene chute liners prevent rust and limit wear.

As with the main auger drive, the discharge auger shafts are splined for a more positive power transfer and longer service life. The simplified drive design, featuring only two chains and a remote grease bank, results in in easy service and maintenance.
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Equipment

Additional Equipment for the BTC 100 Series Delivery Boxes

BTC 155 truck-mounted delivery box delivering feed to beef cattle.

Specifications

CAPACITY
 
Capacity
Capacity - with Extensions
Maximum Net Load
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550 ft³ (15.6 m³) 630 ft³ (17.8 m³) 720 ft³ (20.4 m³) 900 ft³ (25.5 m³) 550 ft³ (15.6 m³) 630 ft³ (17.8 m³) 720 ft³ (20.4 m³) 900 ft³ (25.5 m³)
630 ft³ (17.8 m³) 720 ft³ (20.4 m³) 810 ft³ (22.9 m³) 1,000 ft³ (28.3 m³) 630 ft³ (17.8 m³) 720 ft³ (20.4 m³) 810 ft³ (22.9 m³) 1,000 ft³ (28.3 m³)
15,600 lbs (7,075 kg) 18,900 lbs (8,575 kg) 21,600 lbs (9,800 kg) 27,000 lbs (12,250 kg) 15,600 lbs (7,075 kg) 18,900 lbs (8,575 kg) 21,600 lbs (9,800 kg) 27,000 lbs (12,250 kg)
SPECIFICATIONS
 
Overall Length
Unit Shell Length
Overall Height
Overall Height - With Extensions
Tread Width
Tread Width - Single Axle
Tread Width - Tandem Axle
Overall Width - Unit Shell Only
Unit Weight
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267" (678 cm) 291" (739 cm) 291" (739 cm) 295" (749 cm) 215" (546 cm) 239" (607 cm) 239" (607 cm) 242" (615 cm)
192" (488 cm) 216" (549 cm) 216" (549 cm) 216" (549 cm) 192" (488 cm) 216" (547 cm) 216" (547 cm) 216" (547 cm)
106" (269 cm) 106" (269 cm) 114" (290 cm) 114" (290 cm) 117" (297 cm) 117" (297 cm) 125" (318 cm) 136" (345 cm)
114" (290 cm) 114" (290 cm) 122" (310 cm) 138" (351 cm) 125" (318 cm) 125" (318 cm) 133" (338 cm) 144" (366 cm)
96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm)
91" (231 cm) 91" (231 cm) 91" (231 cm) -
- 106" (269 cm) 106" (269 cm) 102" (259 cm)
96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 101" (257 cm) 96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 96" (244 cm) 102" (259 cm)
14,950 lbs (6,781 kg) 15,200 lbs (6,895 kg) 15,550 lbs (7,053 kg) 20,200 lbs (9,163 kg) 13,700 lbs (6,214 kg) 13,900 lbs (6,305 kg) 14,250 lbs (6,464 kg) 15,200 lbs (6,895 kg)
BOX CONSTRUCTION
 
Lower Auger Flighting Diameter
Lower Auger Flighting Thickness - Front/Rear
Lower Auger Tube - Outside Diameter
Lower Auger Tube - Wall Thickness
Lower Auger Drive Shaft Diameter
Auger bottoms
End Panel Thickness - Front and Rear
Sidewall Thickness - Right Side
Sidewall Thickness - Left Side
Door Opening Size
Planetary Drive System
Roller Chain Drive
Axle Configuration
Hitch
PTO minimum power requirement
Weighing System
Steel Rear Bumper
Cab-Mounted Indicator Mount and Joystick Controls
Highway Light Kit
Clearance light kit
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28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm) 28" (71 cm)
3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm) 3/4" / 5/8" (1.9 / 1.6 cm)
8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm) 8 5/8" (22 cm)
1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm) 1/2" (1.3 cm)
3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 4" (10.2 cm) 3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 3 1/2" (8.9 cm) 4" (10.2 cm)
3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm) 3/8" (0.4 cm)
1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm)
1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm) 1/4" (0.6 cm)
7 GA 7 GA 7 GA 7 GA 7 GA 7 GA 7 GA 7 GA
40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm) 40" X 31" (102 X 79 cm)
Comer Comer Comer Fairfield Comer Comer Comer Fairfield
140H 140H 140H 140H 140H 140H 140H
Single Single or tandem Single or tandem Tandem
Standard adjustable heavy-duty clevis, optional spade hitch Standard adjustable heavy-duty clevis, optional spade hitch Standard adjustable heavy-duty clevis, optional spade hitch Standard adjustable heavy-duty clevis, optional spade hitch
100 hp (75 kW) 110 hp (82 kW) 120 hp (90 kW) 130 hp (97 kW)
Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord Four-point compression-type load cell system, junction box and power cord
Standard Standard Standard Standard
Standard Standard Standard Standard
Standard Standard Standard Standard
Standard Standard Standard Standard
DISCHARGE DIMENSIONS
 
Hinge Height for Discharge
Slide Tray - Maximum Reach
Slide Tray - Maximum Height
Slide Tray - Transport Width
Slide Tray - Single Axle - Maximum Reach
Slide Tray - Single Axle - Maximum Height
Slide Tray - Single Axle - Transport Width
Slide Tray - Tandem Axle - Maximum Reach
Slide Tray - Tandem Axle - Maximum Height
Slide Tray - Tandem Axle - Transport Width
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Transport Width - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Transport Width - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Transport Width - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Single Axle - Transport Width- To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Reach - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Height - To Tip-Off End
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Transport Width - To Tip-Off Pivot Point
4-Auger Discharge - 28"/36"/45" (71/91/114 cm) - Tandem Axle - Transport Width - To Tip-Off End
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Maximum Reach
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Maximum Height
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Transport Width
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Reach
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Single Axle - Maximum Height
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Single Axle - Transport Width
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Reach
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Tandem Axle - Maximum Height
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24''/36"/48" (61/91/122 cm) - Tandem Axle - Transport Width
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34" (86 cm) 34" (86 cm) 34" (86 cm) 39" (99 cm)
2" (5 cm) 2" (5 cm) 2" (5 cm) 7" (18 cm)
26" (66 cm) 26" (66 cm) 26" (66 cm) 27" (69 cm)
100" (254 cm) 100" (254 cm) 100" (254 cm) 105" (267 cm)
4" (10 cm) 4" (10 cm) 4" (10 cm) -
15" (38 cm) 15" (38 cm) 15" (38 cm) -
100" (254 cm) 100" (254 cm) 100" (254 cm) -
- 0" (0 cm) 0" (0 cm) 2" (5 cm)
- 17" (43 cm) 17" (43 cm) 20" (51 cm)
- 106" (296 cm) 106" (296 cm) 105" (267 cm)
10"/17"/24" (26/43/61 cm) 10"/17"/24" (26/43/61 cm) 10"/17"/24" (26/43/61 cm) 15"/22"/29" (38/56/74 cm)
27"/33"/40" (69/84/102 cm) 27"/33"/40" (69/84/102 cm) 27"/33"/40" (69/84/102 cm) 31"/38"/45" (79/97/114 cm)
47"/52"/57" (119/132/145 cm) 47"/52"/57" (119/132/145 cm) 47"/52"/57" (119/132/145 cm) 48"/53"/58" (122/135/147 cm)
43"/48"/53" (109/122/135 cm) 43"/48"/53" (109/122/135 cm) 43"/48"/53" (109/122/135 cm) 44"/49"/54" (112/135/147 cm)
105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 111"/114"/118" (282/290/300 cm)
105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/285 cm) 111"/114"/118" (282/290/300 cm)
13"/19"/26" (33/48/66 cm) 13"/19"/26" (33/48/66 cm) 13"/19"/26" (33/48/66 cm) -
28"/35"/41" (71/89/107 cm) 28"/35"/41" (71/89/107 cm) 28"/35"/41" (71/89/107 cm) -
36"/41"/46" (91/104/117 cm) 36"/41"/46" (91/104/117 cm) 36"/41"/46" (91/104/117 cm) -
30"/35"/40" (76/89/102 cm) 30"/35"/40" (76/89/102 cm) 30"/35"/40" (76/89/102 cm) -
105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) -
105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) 105"/108"/112" (267/274/284 cm) -
- 6"/12"/19" (15/30/48 cm) 6"/12"/19" (15/30/48 cm) 10"/17"/24" (25/43/61 cm)
- 21"/28"/35" (53/71/89 cm) 21"/28"/35" (53/71/89 cm) 26"/33"/40" (66/84/102 cm)
- 38"/43"/48" (97/109/122 cm) 38"/43"/48" (97/109/122 cm) 42"/46"/51" (107/117/130 cm)
- 32"/37"/42" (81/94/107 cm) 32"/37"/42" (81/94/107 cm) 37"/42"/47" (94/107/119 cm)
- 110"/113"/117" (279/287/297 cm) 110"/113"/117" (279/287/297 cm) 111"/115"/118" (281/292/300 cm)
- 110"/113"/117" (279/287/297 cm) 110"/113"/117" (279/287/297 cm) 111"/115"/118" (281/292/300 cm)
14"/24"/34" (36/61/86 cm) 14"/24"/34" (36/61/86 cm) 14"/24"/34" (36/61/86 cm) 18"/28"/38" (46/71/97 cm)
55"/62"/68" (140/157/173 cm) 55"/62"/68" (140/157/173 cm) 55"/62"/68" (140/157/173 cm) 56"/62"/69" (142/157/175 cm)
102"/110"/116" (259/279/295 cm) 102"/110"/116" (259/279/295 cm) 102"/110"/116" (259/279/295 cm) 107"/116"/122" (272/295/310 cm)
16"/26"/36" (41/66/91 cm) 16"/26"/36" (41/66/91 cm) 16"/26"/36" (41/66/91 cm) -
43"/50"/57" (109/127/145 cm) 43"/50"/57" (109/127/145 cm) 43"/50"/57" (109/127/145 cm) -
99"/108"/114" (251/274/290 cm) 99"/108"/114" (251/274/290 cm) 99"/108"/114" (251/274/290 cm) -
- 8"/18"/28" (20/46/71 cm) 8"/18"/28" (20/46/71 cm) 13"/23"/33" (33/58/84 cm)
- 45"/52"/59" (114/132/150 cm) 45"/52"/59" (114/132/150 cm) 49"/56"/63" (124/142/160 cm)
- 107"/115/121" (272/292/307 cm) 107"/115/121" (272/292/307 cm) 107"/116/122" (272/295/310 cm)

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