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Catalogue: GRDC Media
" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
" Date: 29.11.2011 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks Graeme Quick 'Tis the season to be wary of combine harvester fire risks The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is reminding growers of the need to reduce the potential for combine harvester fires this summer... Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, whose research into harvester fires is supported by the GRDC, says the key to avoiding harvester fires is diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during the highest fire risk periods. ".. The issue of combine harvester fires was investigated last year by Dr Quick, who was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of a spate of blazes and to prepare a set of recommendations for reducing the impact and consequences of combine harvester fires...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Reducing harvester fire risk a priority for grain growers.. Supported in his research by the GRDC, Dr Quick said the key to avoiding harvester fires was diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during periods of extreme fire risk: low humidity, high winds and vulnerable crop conditions... From his research, Dr Quick said apart from the engine bay, other causes of harvester fires included failed bearings or brake problems, electrical faults, fluid leaks and rock strikes...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Internationally-recognised agricultural engineer and harvester expert, Dr Graeme Quick, says the most common cause of harvester fires is in the engine bay, where material can collect on hot components such as the exhaust manifold and turbocharger... Supported in his research by the GRDC, Dr Quick said the key to avoiding harvester fires was diligence in clean down and inspection, and postponing paddock work during periods of extreme fire risk: low humidity, high winds and vulnerable crop conditions... From his research, Dr Quick said apart from the engine bay, other causes of harvester fires included failed bearings or brake problems, electrical faults, fluid leaks and rock strikes...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A few steps to preventing header fires.. On machines without an automated engine blowdown system, Dr Quick says it can be necessary to remove flammable material from the engine bay as frequently as every 30 minutes or every time the chaser bin is filled... Having a button on the dash that the operator could hit to drench the machine or the engine bay in fire retardant would help reduce the chance of burning a header to the ground," he says...
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