QUASAR CORN HEAD: INNOVATIVE BY NATURE

The Capello QUASAR corn head is the result of years of precision engineering, world-class craftsmanship and rigorous testing. With a wide-range of configuration options, folding or rigid frames, chopping or standard row units and a choice of color schemes; the Quasar has been a welcome addition to thousands of farming operations all over the globe. The name Capello has stood for quality, performance and longevity for more than 50 years, and the Quasar model represents the family name well. We demonstrate our confidence to you with our complete 2-year manufacturer’s warranty so you can place your confidence in us.


THE PERFECTION OF MECHANICS

The beating heart of the QUASAR is the row unit. With decades of experience in corn fields, the dynamics of properly harvesting corn has been studied by Capello engineers with maximum attention to detail. No measurement can be too precise, no relationship is irrelevant, no angle or speed has been ignored. The essence of Capello harvesting perfection is the most intricate balance of mechanics and engineering being employed in the row unit to create a harmony in the process of harvesting a corn plant.

The deck plates are built of specially hardened steel and cold-pressed to the optimum shape for a clean, precise picking of the ear. Gathering chains are driven with deep-tooth sprockets and utilize a polyurethane idler sprocket that will deflect against an obstruction without throwing the chain off track. The gathering chains themselves have a short pitch with large paddles, but are tapered toward the rear to prevent trash collection. The gearboxes are made of aluminum fusion material which is lighter but more wear-resistant and designed for optimized lubrication of all moving components: state-of-the-art in gearbox technology. Each row unit is robotically tested before being mounted to screen for dozens of indicators – virtually eliminating premature gearbox failure in the field.


BORN WITH STALK CHOPPERS

The integrated stalk chopper drive system creates a naturally feeding system between the knife rollers and the stalk choppers. The profile of the choppers and the relative angles created by the system allow for the cleanest and lowest chop available, while preventing windrowing and power loss due to over-chopping. The evenly cut and evenly distributed stalk remnants allow for faster nutrient reabsorption, quicker organic matter breakdown and a much more efficient and accurate planting bed in the spring.


Available for every combine model and with nearly every row spacing from 20-inch to 40-inch – the Quasar is built to meet your demands. If you change combines, the Quasar can change with you – simply change adapter plate and connections. With a design that is simple and smart, Quasar can save you time and money.


SMOOTH AND EVEN PRODUCT FLOW


INNOVATIVE AND ESSENTIAL - POLY ROW UNIT COVERS

Whether you call them points, covers, bonnets, snouts or whatever the slang is in your part of the world; Capello describes their polymer row unit covers with just two words: INNOVATIVE and ESSENTIAL. Innovative because like any other component of the Quasar model, every design detail and engineering decision related to the covers has been crafted by Capello engineers. Essential because every Quasar head comes standard with full poly covers. The harvesting efficiency improvements that come from perfectly fitted and designed poly components drastically out-measures those of third-party components.

With polymer materials with UV-protection and color throughout the molding process, rounded edges and profiles adhering to the most advanced measurements possible and a design that melds strength and weight-saving perfectly, the Capello brand poly has no match in the field.


FOLDING HEADERS - OUR BEST KEPT SECRET

It’s no secret that a folding header will save you time during road transport, save you from investing in trailers, help you retain residual value and save you a lot of headaches! So why do we call it our “best-kept secret”? Because our engineers have been building folding headers for more than 20 years. It is this type of innovative thinking that Capello is known for, and it is this type of experience that means you can trust us. It is no easy task to build a folding 16 row corn header, but Capello has been doing it very well and for longer than anyone.

Folding Quasar headers employ a 3-piece frame design; a main frame section and 2 wing sections. The hinge is a compound system that employs a short-stroke and large-bore hydraulic cylinder in a vertical position that moves a “horseshoe” shaped hinge mechanism (the reason we call them the “HS” series, for those of you that like trivia). This system eliminates the need for a cylinder tower in the center of the machine which collects fodder and leaves and it means that the machine can be folded in less time AND into a more compact position. This gets you to the next field faster and safer, with zero loss of visibility from the cab.


STALK STOMPERS AND OTHER OPTIONS

The stalk stompers can be installed on rigid or folding frame headers to protect implement tires from stubble. Designed with longevity and durability in mind, a spring & strut design is used to manage the travel of the stomper pad.

Stubble lights and debris curtains are also available on any Quasar model.


TRANSFORM YOUR CORN HEAD INTO A SUNFLOWER HEAD

The first of its kind, the Quasar can be transformed into a sunflower head with a few simple parts. Simple, efficient and convenient, the Capello Sunflower Kits are available as an active sunflower harvesting option on any row unit. This active system includes a third sprocket with rotating knives just above the deck plate that is turned by the motion of the gathering chain, making it far superior to passive systems.


TECHNICAL DATA:

ROWS

WEIGHT (lbs)

WIDTH [ft]

RIDGID

FOLDING

CHOPPING

RIGID

FOLDING

UNFOLDED

4

2,675

N/A

240

10'6"

N/A

N/A

5

3,293

3,580

300

12'6"

8'3"

13'

6

3,868

4,530

360

15'6"

10'

16'

8

4,728

5,481

480

21'

10'6"

21'4"

9

N/A

6,232

540

N/A

11'4"

23'8"

10

6,281

6,917

600

25'6"

13'10"

26'

12

8,067

9,945

720

29'6"

16'6"

30'

16

11,065

13,245

960

41'2"

21'6"

41'10"

18

11,856

N/A

1080

33'6"

N/A

N/A

All technical specifications are subject to change without notice.

QUASAR IN THE FIELD