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A Mixer for Every Operation

Four models available, the VT 232, VT 244, VT 256 and VT 268, offer capacities that range from 320 to 760 ft³. To best meet your mixing needs, choose from trailer or truck models.

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KUHN Knight VT 200 Series twin-auger Vertical Maxx® mixers are ideal for small to medium dairy and beef producers looking to put a quality ration in front of their animals. The VT 200 Series features multiple improvements that will provide enhanced performance and longer, more reliable service. These updates include updated front conveyors, better door-to-floor sealing, heavier high-wear auger flighting, hydraulic disc brakes and EZ-mate scale system. The VT 200 Series mixers range in capacity from 320 – 760 ft3, and are available in trailer and truck configurations. Multiple configurations, single- or 2-speed drive options, along with multiple discharge options, allow machines to be tailored to every feeding operation’s needs.
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Your benefits

Superior Feed Movement

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Cone-Style Auger & Kicker Design

Cone-style augers provide superior feed movement for faster, more complete mixing and processing. The smooth, continuous auger flighting (1) creates a rolling feed action that improves mixing. The swept back kicker (2) is formed rearward to efficiently charge the door with feed the entire way on each pass for even discharge and decreased unloading time. The adjustable, replaceable lead-flighting scraper (3) is angled to guide feed up the auger flighting for efficient movement.

Hardened Knives

Large, 15” or 20”, replaceable hay cutting knives are available to best handle the material to be processed. The knives have two positions to adjust the aggressiveness of the knife angle. Versatility of knife length, angle and position allow for an optimal setting with a wide variety of ration ingredients.
  • A: Knife set in for slicing and cutting
  • B: Knife set out for grabbing and tearing
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Efficient Mixing Chamber

Improvements to the mixing chamber work in combination with the redesigned augers to increase feed movement. Straighter sides, smoother curves and steeper baffles help promote a fast, complete mix for a fluffy, palatable ration. No preprocessing or special loading is required for round or square bales making it easy to load and use. Faster auger speeds also provide quicker, more complete cleanout.
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Adjustable Hay Stops

The adjustable hay stops provide flexibility in processing to provide you with the cut length necessary to reach the optimal nutritional value you’re striving for. This adjustability makes hay processing more efficient and helps minimize overprocessing.
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Simple, Dependable Drive

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Patented Split Drive

The patented drive system on the VT 256 and 268 models consists of a 2-speed, split-drive gearbox, two planetary gearboxes and two torque-disconnect PTOs. This system provides reliable performance and long service life with a simple and quiet design.

The 2-speed, split-drive gearbox provides the flexibility of high and low speeds without adding another gearbox. It allows for a lower horsepower and easier starting speed (28 rpm in low) while also having a high speed for fast mixing and more complete cleanout (41 rpm in high).

The gearbox can be shifted manually on the machine or with an in-cab electric shift option for operator convenience.

Heavy-Duty Gearboxes

The twin planetaries are designed to provide dependable performance and long life. The drive systems allow the use of single-stage planetaries, which produces far less heat for easier cooling.
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Torque-Disconnect PTOs

Two automatically resetting torque-disconnect PTOs provide independent protection for each planetary. This helps guard against obstructions encountered by each individual auger, ensuring reliable service and longer life.
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One-Speed or Two-Speed Drive Options

Customers now have a choice of a single-speed or two-speed drive. A single-speed, split-drive gearbox is now offered on the VT 256 and 268 as a more price competitive option for those customers who do not require a low speed for startup. The single-speed option has an auger speed of 37 rpm at rated input speed. The 2-speed, split-drive gearbox is an effective box to provide customer flexibility with a low speed (27 RPM) and a high speed (40 RPM). The low speed allows for a lower horsepower start up and a high speed for mixing and a complete cleanout.
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Straight Drive

VT 232 and VT 244 Models feature a straight-drive planetary system that provides simplicity for lower torque applications.
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Tailor to Your Operation

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Multiple Door Options

Various door configuration options on trailed models offer flexibility to fit a variety of feeding situations. The large discharge openings provide fast, even unloading from front, side and rear door locations for maximum efficiency.  

Choose a front door for clear visibility of the material coming out of the door. The front cross conveyor uses rugged components for unmatched dependability. A heavy-duty, steel floor on the VT 232-268, along with the heaviest conveyor chain in the industry, helps ensure long life and less down time. New discharge options provide the ultimate in versatility to match most feeding situations.  

Truck models offer a left-side door, while trailer models offer doors on either or both sides. The large openings allow fast unloading with comparable feed flow out of one door that many competitive machines get with two.  

A rear commodity door is available on VT 244-268 models. The large opening provides fast discharge, even with high-roughage premixes. A discharge tray is included on truck models to direct material flow for clean, accurate feed placement.

Trailer or Truck Configuration

To suit your operation’s needs, KUHN VT 200 Series mixers 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 being used 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.
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Equipment

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Specifications

CAPACITY
 
Capacity
Capacity with Extensions
Maximum Net load
VT 232 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 256 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRUCKVT 256 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)
320 ft³ (9 m³)440 ft³ (12.5 m³)560 ft³ (15.9 m³)680 ft³ (19.3 m³)440 ft³ (12.5 m³)560 ft³ (15.9 m³)680 ft³ (19.3 m³)
360 ft³ (10.2 m³)495 ft³ (14 m³)630 ft³ (18 m³)760 ft³ (22 m³)495 ft³ (14 m³)630 ft³ (18 m³)760 ft³ (22 m³)
10,800 lbs (4,900 kg)14,850 lbs (6,730 kg)18,900 lbs (8,573 kg)22,800 lbs (10,342 kg)14,850 lbs (6,730 kg)18,900 lbs (8,573 kg)22,800 lbs (10,342 kg)
MIXER DIMENSIONS
 
Overall Height
Overall Height - With Extensions
Overall Height - With Hay Retention Ring
Overall Length
Mixing Chamber Length
Overall Width - Mixer Only (No Discharge)
Tread Width
VT 232 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 256 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRUCKVT 256 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)
88" (223 cm)100" (254 cm)100" (254 cm)109" (277 cm)124" (315 cm)119" (302 cm)128" (325 cm)
95" (241 cm)107" (272 cm)107" (272 cm)116" (295 cm)131" (333 cm)126" (320 cm)135" (343 cm)
93" (236 cm)105" (267 cm)105" (267 cm)114" (290 cm)129" (328 cm)124" (315 cm)133" (338 cm)
235" (597 cm) | 210" (533 cm)238" (605 cm) | 213" (540 cm)283" (719 cm) | 254" (645 cm)286" (726 cm) | 257" (653 cm)NA | 173" (439 cm)242" (615 cm) | 218" (554 cm)245" (622 cm) | 224" (569 cm)
164" (417 cm)170" (431 cm)215" (546 cm)221" (561 cm)169" (429 cm)215" (546 cm)221" (561 cm)
90" (229 cm)92" (234 cm)100" (254 cm)101" (257 cm)92" (234 cm)100" (254 cm)101" (257 cm)
86" (220 cm)97" (246 cm)106" (270 cm)106" (270 cm)100" (254 cm)100" (254 cm)100" (254 cm)
MIXING SPECIFICATIONS
 
Number of Augers
Auger RPM - Standard / High Speed
PTO Drive
PTO Protection
PTO Minimum Power Requirement
Knives per Auger (Standard / Maximum)
Auger Diameter
Lower Auger Flighting Thickness
Upper Auger Flighting Thickness
VT 232 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 256 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRUCKVT 256 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)
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NA/41NA/41Single Speed - 37, Two Speed - 27/41Single Speed - 37, Two Speed - 27/4141 / NA41 / NA41 / NA
540 RPM540 RPM1,000 RPM1,000 RPMMechanicalMechanicalMechanical
Shear-boltShear-boltTorque-disconnectTorque-disconnectShear-BoltTorque-DisconnectTorque-Disconnect
75 hp (56 kW)90 hp (67 kW)110 hp (82 kW)120 hp (90 kW)
3/54/65/65/74/65/65/7
69" (175 cm)69" (175 cm)86" (218 cm)86" (218 cm)69" (175 cm)86" (218 cm)86" (218 cm)
5/8" (1.6 cm)5/8" (1.6 cm)Standard 5/8" (1.6 cm) Optional HD 3/4" (1.9 cm)Standard 5/8" (1.6 cm) Optional HD 3/4" (1.9 cm)5/8" (1.6 cm)Standard 5/8" (1.6 cm) Optional HD 3/4" (1.9 cm)Standard 5/8" (1.6 cm) Optional HD 3/4" (1.9 cm)
1/2" (1.3 cm)1/2" (1.3 cm)Standard 1/2" (1.3 cm) Optional HD 5/8" (1.6 cm)Standard 1/2" (1.3 cm) Optional HD 5/8" (1.6 cm)1/2" (1.3 cm)Standard 1/2" (1.3 cm) Optional HD 5/8" (1.6 cm)Standard 1/2" (1.3 cm) Optional HD 5/8" (1.6 cm)
TUB & TRAILER CONSTRUCTION
 
Axle Configuration
Hitch
Spindle Diameter
Unit Weight
Tongue Weight - % Gross
Weighing System
Discharge Door Location
Door Opening Size
Rear Door Opening Size
Floor Thickness
Sidewall Thickness
Highway Light Kit
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Single AxleSingle AxleSingle AxleSingle Axle
Clevis or SpadeClevis or SpadeClevis or SpadeClevis or Spade
2 7/8" (7.3 cm)2 7/8" (7.3 cm)3 3/4" (9.5 cm)3 3/4" (9.5 cm)
Min. 8,200 lbs (3,690 kg) - Max. 10,400lbs (4,710 kg)Min. 9,000 lbs (4,070 kg) - Max. 11,400 lbs (5,140 kg)Min. 10,200 lbs (4,610 kg) - Max. 14,100 lbs (6,360 kg)Min. 10,700 lbs (4,850 kg) - Max. 14,600 lbs (6,620 kg)Min. 9,400 lbs (4,240 kg) - Max. 11,600 lbs (5,230 kg)Min. 13,600 lbs (6,170 kg) - Max. 17,300 lbs (7,830 kg)Min. 14,300 lbs (6,480 kg) - Max. 18,000 lbs (8,140 kg)
10%13%10%12%
3-Point3-Point3-Point3-Point4-Point4-Point4-Point
Front, Left, Left & Right, RightFront, Front & Rear, Left, Left & Right, Left & Rear, Right, Right & Rear, Left & Right & RearFront, Front & Rear, Left, Left & Right, Left & Rear, Right, Right & Rear, Left & Right & RearFront, Front & Rear, Left, Left & Right, Left & Rear, Right, Right & Rear, Left & Right & RearLeft, Left & RearFront, Front & Rear, Left, Left & RearFront, Front & Rear, Left, Left & Rear
36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm) | 36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm)36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm) | 36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm) | 42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm) | 42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)- |36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm) | 42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm) | 42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)
-36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)36" x 40" (91 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)42" x 40" (107 x 102 cm)
1/2" (1.3 cm)1/2" (1.3 cm)5/8" (1.6 cm)5/8" (1.6 cm)1/2" (1.3 cm)5/8" (1.6 cm)5/8" (1.6 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)
StandardStandardStandardStandard
DISCHARGE DIMENSIONS
 
Front Conveyor Width
Side Conveyor Width
Slide Tray - Transport Width
Slide Tray - Maximum Height
Slide Tray - Maximum Reach
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24"/36"/48"/60"/72" (61/91/122/152/183 cm) - Maximum Height
Side Chain & Slat Conveyor - 24"/36"/48"/60"/72" (61/91/122/152/183 cm) - Maximum Reach
Side Belt Conveyor - 36"/48"/72"/96" (91/122/183/244 cm) - Maximum Reach
Side Belt Conveyor - 36"/48"/72"/96" (91/122/183/244 cm) - Maximum Height
Front Incline Chain & Slat Conveyor - 36"/48" (91/122 cm) - Maximum Reach
Front Incline Chain & Slat Conveyor - 36"/48" (91/122 cm) - Maximum Height
Front Conveyor Travel - Left or Right
Front Flat Chain & Slat Conveyor - Maximum Reach
Front Flat Chain & Slat Conveyor - Maximum Height
VT 232 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 256 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRUCKVT 256 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)
36'' (91 cm)36'' (91 cm)36'' (91 cm)36'' (91 cm)-36'' (91 cm)36'' (91 cm)
36'' (91 cm)36'' (91 cm)41'' (104 cm)41'' (104 cm)36'' (91 cm)41'' (104 cm)41'' (104 cm)
92" (234 cm)94" (239 cm)104" (264 cm)105" (267 cm)94" (239 cm)104" (264 cm)105" (267 cm)
8" (21 cm)8" (21 cm)14" (36 cm)14" (36 cm)33'' (84 cm)31'' (79 cm)31'' (79 cm)
15" (38 cm)10" (25 cm)13" (33 cm)13" (33 cm)8'' (20 cm)14'' (36 cm)14'' (36 cm)
28"/38"/48"/58"/68" (71/97/122/147/172 cm)25"/35"/45"/54"/64" (63/88/113/138/163 cm)25"/35"/45"/54"/64" (63/88/113/138/163 cm)25"/35"/45"/54"/64" (63/88/113/138/163 cm)28"/38"/48"/58"/68" (71/97/122/147/172 cm)25"/35"/45"/54"/64" (63/88/113/138/163 cm)25"/35"/45"/54"/64" (63/88/113/138/163 cm)
28"/35"/42"/49"/56" (72/90/107/125/142)28"/35"/42"/49"/56" (72/90/107/125/142)33"/39"/46"/53"/60" (83/100/118/135/153 cm)33"/39"/46"/53"/60" (83/100/118/135/153 cm)52"/59"/66"/73"/80" (132/150/168/185/203 cm)52"/58"/65"/72"/79" (132/147/165/183/201 cm)52"/58"/65"/72"/79" (132/147/165/183/201 cm)
38"/47"/67"/85" (96/121/171/215 cm)34"/44"/64"/81" (87/112/162/207 cm)34"/44"/64"/81" (87/112/162/207 cm)34"/44"/64"/81" (87/112/162/207 cm)
35"/42"/55"/68" (89/106/141/172 cm)35"/42"/55"/68" (89/106/141/172 cm)39"/46"/60"/72" (99/116/151/183 cm)39"/46"/60"/72" (99/116/151/183 cm)
30''/40'' (75/103 cm)25''/35'' (63/90 cm)25''/35'' (63/90 cm)25''/35'' (63/90 cm)
37''/42'' (94/106 cm)37''/42'' (94/106 cm)41''/46'' (105/118 cm)41''/46'' (105/118 cm)
8" (20 cm)8" (20 cm)8" (20 cm)8" (20 cm)-8" (20 cm)8" (20 cm)
10" (25 cm)5" (13 cm)3" (8 cm)3" (8 cm)-8" (20 cm)8" (20 cm)
22'' (59 cm)22'' (59 cm)29'' (74 cm)29'' (74 cm)-45'' (114 cm)45'' (114 cm)
TRUCK SPECIFICATIONS
 
Truck Drive
Truck Subframe
Clearance Light Kit
VT 232 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 256 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRAILER (FRONT|SIDE)VT 244 TRUCKVT 256 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)VT 268 TRUCK (FRONT|SIDE)
MechanicalMechanicalMechanical
Single AxleSingle or Tandem AxleTandem Axle
StandardStandardStandard

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