For more than 70 years, Austrian based Lindner has been developing and producing tractors and transporters for the alpine and pasture farming industry, cultivated agriculture as well as for municipalities and cities throughout Europe. A family owned business, Lindner is renowned for manufacturing vehicles which offer cross-country mobility, compact and sturdy construction and which use high-quality components.
One of the latest innovations to leave the manufacturing facility in Kundl, Tyrol, is the new continuously variable Lintrac 130 tractor, which was named “Machine of the Year 2020” at Agritechnica 2019. The new model is the ‘big brother’ of the Lintrac 110 and the continuously variable successor of the Geotrac 4. This allows all the devices for the Geotrac 124 and 134 to be used without modification.
With a performance of 100 kW (134 hp) as well as 530 Nm of torque at 1,500 rpm, with a steep torque increase of over 40 percent, the Lintrac 130 is the most powerful tractor offered by Lindner. These properties enable powerful starting behaviour on slopes and when pulling.
At the heart of the Lintrac 130 is a Perkins® Syncro 904J-E36TA engine. Meeting EU Stage V emission standards, this quiet, compact powerhouse has undergone thousands of hours of real-world engine testing at extreme angles and in harsh conditions.
“Thanks to the close collaboration with Perkins, the engine is so compact that it fits into the small engine bay inclusive of the particle filter and the exhaust aftertreatment system,” says David Lindner, marketing and export manager.
Lindner has further developed the continuously variable TMT11-ZF transmission first used on the Lintrac 110 for the new Lintrac 130 tractor. “In conjunction with the TMT transmission, the Perkins Syncro 3.6 litre engine can operate at reduced speed, making it particularly fuel efficient,” notes David.
Another key feature of the Lintrac 130 is its rear hydraulic system which provides 4,900 kilograms-force of hoisting power. David explains: “Our target customer – high use professional meadowland farmers – can now optimally work with two mowers, larger rotors and rakes as well as bail presses.”
Available with a top speed of 31 miles per hour, in addition to the Lintrac 130 farming model, a municipal version can also be ordered.
Perkins and Lindner have a long history of collaboration – over 55 years – so during the development of the new tractor, and Lindner’s Unitrac 92 P5 transporter, which also features a Perkins 904J-E36TA engine, the two companies worked together very closely.
“Perkins involved us very early in the product development work and responded to our requirements,” explains David. “For example, the engine was subjected to long-term testing at extreme angles, which reflects how it will be used in practice by our customers.
“Another important consideration was the need to minimise the space required by the engine, which was fully taken into account by Perkins from the first prototype. Perkins engines – and particularly the new Perkins Syncro 904J-E36TA – are ideally suited to our vehicles.”
David continues: “It’s our goal as a business to always provide our customers with vehicles that make their work more efficient and meet their specific requirements. With our new machines – and the Perkins Syncro engines that power them – we’ll bring our customers even more success.”
David Lindner, marketing and export manager
The Lintrac 130 tractor, named “Machine of the Year 2020” at Agritechnica 2019, is the ‘big brother’ of the Lintrac 110 and the continuously variable successor of the Geotrac 4. With a performance of 100 kW (134 hp), which supports starting behaviour on slopes and when pulling, the Lintrac 130 is most powerful tractor in the range. Its rear hydraulic system provides 4,900 kilograms-force of hoisting power and it's top speed is 31 miles per hour.
Turkey’s Basak Tractor has a long history of manufacturing farm machines under licence of some of the world’s most familiar names. Today, it pours all that accumulated knowledge into building economical and sophisticated own-brand machines.Learn More
Ambitious Japanese farmers now have a powerful new alternative in the tractor market as ArmaTrac expands its thriving brand into the Land of the Rising Sun.Learn More
French viticulture machinery specialist, Pellenc, was looking to build a machine that set new standards in crop quality, respect for the environment, profitability and ease of use.Learn More
Porter ETUV hand-picked Perkins to help it develop a productive new tractor that would exceed the needs of orchard growers working in densely-planted spaces.Learn More
Perkins engines helping to protect fruit and wine crops from frost damage.Learn More
Highly ambitious Turkish tractor manufacturer Hattat has an increasingly strong presence on the global stage. With Perkins powering every one of its machines, from 37-84 kW (50-113 hp), the business is committed and on course to become one of the world’s top ten tractor brands.Learn More
Romania’s leading forestry and agricultural machinery firm, Irum, celebrates 65 years of production this year. For the past 16 years, it has been collaborating closely with Perkins. With two powerful brands working together, Irum’s machines are more productive than ever, allowing the company to reach into new markets with confidence.Learn More
Way Industries is a manufacturing company that understands its customers’ requirements. From its headquarters in Krupina, Slovakia, Way Industries has rapidly grown its customer base and today sells its range of equipment into Europe, Russia, Asia, Africa and North and South America.Learn More
Polish harvester manufacturer Weremczuk is squeezing more efficiency and more performance from its latest berry harvester after combining forces with Perkins distributor BU Power Systems Polska.Learn More
Chinese manufacturer Jinhe trusts Perkins to provide the power for its rice planting machines, so customers get the best yields at the best cost.Learn More
High performance machines are coming to the Chinese market faster, thanks to close collaboration between two worldclass engineering firms, Perkins and Zongshen Barbieri.Learn More
One of Bomford’s most notable applications has been the Flailbot, a wirelessly operated track mower that’s ideally suited to difficult terrains such as mountain sides, reservoir banks, roadsides and oil refineries.Learn More
Founded in Wels, Austria in 1910, Reform-Werke describes itself as an innovative and customer-focused family business with an international outlook. TLearn more
Belarusian manufacturer Gomselmash selected Perkins to provide the power for its latest top-of-the-range, EU Stage V-compliant combine—the powerful Palesse GS16Learn More