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CT616 Compost Turner

The CT616 is a towable, self-powered unit that is able to turn a windrow 6' (1.8 m) high by 16' (4.9 m) wide. It features a 40" (101.6 cm) tip-to-tip drum diameter, and its 275-hp (205.1 kW) engine offers a maximum turning capacity of 3000 tons (2721.6 tonnes) per hour. Heavy-duty construction and added features like a hydraulic actuated clutch ensures years of service. An aggressive flail design assures complete aeration and mixing.


Features and Benefits

  • Conveniently stay in control from the comfort of the tow vehicle by utilizing the cabled remote controller.
  • Simply adapt to site conditions with the height setting indicators to help monitor height while from the tow vehicle.
  • Process material more efficiently with the large drum size.
  • The slow speed transport kit allows the CT616 to be hauled from site-to-site, making it a more mobile machine.
  • Enhance operator safety with automatic drum shutdown.
  • See your Vermeer dealer for comprehensive service and genuine Vermeer replacement parts.

Download Specs

CT616 Compost Turner

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General Dimensions and Weights
Maximum Width (Operation)
25.5'
7.8 m
Maximum Length (Operation)
21.3'
6.5 m
Maximum Height (Operations)
13.8'
4.2 m
Maximum Width (Transport)
8.3'
2.5 m
Maximum Length (Transport)
315.6"
801.6 cm
Maximum Height (Transport)
11.8'
3.6 m
Weight
22570 lbs
10237.6 kg
Tongue Weight
3800 lbs
1723.7 kg
Capacity
3,000 tons/hr (2,721.5 metric tons/hr)
Engine
Make and Model
John Deere RG6060HF Power Tech Tier 4F (Stage IV)  
Number of Cylinders
6
Gross Horsepower (Maximum)
275 hp
205.1 kw
Torque (Maximum)
903 ft-lb
1224.3 Nm
Fuel Tank Capacity
90 gal
340.7 L
Max Fuel Consumption
13.9 gph
52.6 lph
Fuel Type
Diesel
Air Cleaner
Donaldson Powercore with secondary filter
Oil Filter
Cartridge
Recommended Oil
JD Plus 50 II
Oil Volume with Filter
28.5 qt
27 L
Maximum Angle of Continuous Operation
20 deg
Cooling Medium
Liquid
Coolant Capacity (Engine and Radiator)
12 gal
45.4 L
Air to Boil Temperature
150 deg
Alternator
24V 100 amp
Fan
Sucker with optional reversing fan 
Clutch Type
PT Tech Hydraulic
Clutch Drive Engagement
PT Tech Controller
Hydraulic System
Tank capacity
13 gal
49.2 L
Recommended Hydraulic Fluid
ISO 68
Filtration Method
Suction filter in reservoir, pressure, and 10-micron return filter
Number of Coolers
1
Electrical System
System Voltage
24V
Frame
Mainframe
Constructed of 4 " x 6 " x 0.25 " (10.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 0.6 cm ) structural steel tubing
Hitch Frame
6"x6"x.38" (15.2 cm x 15.2 cm x 1 cm)
Sheet Metal
.2"
Operating Height Adjustment
Operating Height Adjustment
The machine's operating height is adjusted on each side with independently operated hydraulic cylinders from 0" to 22"
Ground Drive
Ground Drive Type
Pulltype
Tire size
48"x31"x20" 12 Ply Tubeless
Rim Size
20.25" x 26" x 10" bolt
Wheel Lift Cylinders
2-3.5" (8.9 cm) bore x 20.75" (52.7 cm) stroke
Maximum Speed
20 mph
32.2 km/h
Processing Tunnel
Windrow Height
6'
1.8 m
Windrow Width
16'
4.9 m
Tunnel Lining
.2"
Rubber Skirting Curtains (thickness)
.4"
1 cm
Drum
Drum Cylinder
.75" (1.9 cm) thick x 15.9' (4.8 m) long x 16" (40.6 cm) diameter
Drum Diameter (including flails)
40"
101.6 cm
Drum Shaft Diameter
3.6"
9 cm
Length of Drum
190"
482.6 cm
Input Shaft
3.6"
9 cm
Drum Wall Thickness
.6"
1.6 cm
Double Roller Main Drum Bearings
3.6"
9 cm
Number of Flails
92
Flail Dimensions
0.5 " x 4 " x 12 " (1.3 cm x 10.2 cm x 30.5 cm)
Drive System First Reduction
Poly-synchronous chain drive that is 3.5" (9 cm) wide
Drive System Second Reduction
Poly-synchronous chain drive that is 4.9" (12.5 cm) wide
Control Station
Display Type
4.5" color
Gauges
Engine rpm, coolant temperature, oil pressure, volts, engine hours, fuel level, DEF level, engine load, fuel rate and engine fault codes   
Controls
Engine ignition, throttle, clutch engage/disengage, raise and lowering of machine, tongue swing, thrown object deflector raise and lower
Optional Equipment
Hard-surfacing Flails
Yes
Stainless Steel Processing Tunnel
Yes
Spray Bar Attachment
Yes
Low Speed Transport Package
Yes
Work Lights
2 LED
Loader Hitch
Yes
Tow Vehicle Requirements
Minimum Tow Vehicle Weight
11900 lbs
5397.8 kg
Minimum Ground Speed
44 ft/min
13.4 m/min
Maximum Towing Speed
20 mph
32.2 km/h
Minimum Horsepower
60 hp
44.7 kw
Hitch Type
Clevis style