GL8.6

New technologies and connectivity marks a new era within the vineyard industry. GREGOIRE offers the new GL8.6. This new harvester is specifically designed to use the latest technology available today but retaining the key values of the brand which are Picking Quality, Ease of Use and Low Maintenance Cost.

The GL8.6 is designed to work in vineyards with minimum row spacing of 1.6 metres. Not only you can the GL8.6 harvest your grapes you can utilise the machine during other periods of the year as the tractor base can be equipped with a front tool carrier for trimming / pruning or utilised as a dedicated spraying unit using the machines ISOBUS functionality.

GREGOIRE GL8.6 brings major innovations that are already recognised and rewarded by the industry with AUTOpinch, NEOmap and EASYpilot. The GL models are a compact and versatile series of self-propelled harvesters.

The GL8.6 is equipped with a Deutz 6 cylinder engine that requires No AdBlue or DPF (Tier 3) These engines deliver impressive power and optimised fuel efficiency even in the hardest conditions (Harvesting and Spraying). The GL series is equipped with an automatic engine rpm management. Depending on demand (running tools, vehicle speed, machine load) engine rpm will adapt automatically to always supply the necessary power. This smart management program guarantees precise and controlled fuel consumption, reduced noise levels and optimised machine reactivity.

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Features

Steering & Turning Radius

Ο The new steering system allows precise and perfect manoeuvrability even in the most restricted areas. Vision is not compromised as the steering system is fitted without a steering beam.

AUTOspeed 

Ο The GL offers an exclusive forward speed management. Speed can be adjusted in 3 different ways
(By 0.2 km/h impulse - acceleration - creep mode)

30 km/h AUTOdrive 

Ο In road mode a new Maximum speed of 30km/h is achievable. In this mode all 4 wheels are powered for driver comfort and optimal road holding ability.

 

ARC picking head 

Ο Smooth picking and respect to the vineyard is most important. The Gregoire ARC picking head achieves this with a double swinging pendulum system. This means both the conveyers and suspended picking head swing to follow the vine minimising damage to vine and vineyard to guarantee a high level of pick.

 

Automatic Slope Correction

Ο The GL series are equipped with the latest generation of automatic slope management allowing fast correction and higher reactivity with up to 600mm of movement.

 

Lighting

Ο Let there be light! The GL series are equipped with a total of 12 LED lights to guarantee vision and safer night time work. With LED technology Gregoire harvesters emit of 18,000 lumens.  

Large Bin Capacity 

Ο As a twin bin solution the GL8 lateral stainless steel bins offer the largest storage with 4000LT capacity.

 

Large Picking Tunnel

Ο A 650mm picking tunnel on the GL8 enables the harvester to work in all kinds of vineyard configurations from VSP to a sprawling canopy. 

Fast Fit Rods

Ο The Fast FIT system enables quick mounting and an easy curve adjustment of the picking rod. The number of rods can be easily changed and positioned depending on the fruit zone of the vine.

 

Deutz Engine

Ο The GL8.6 harvester is equipped with a Tier 3 178HP Deutz Engine that requires no AdBlue. Gregoire together with Deutz have tuned this engine to get the best efficiencies.

Large Cabin

Ο A central mounted ROPS certified cabin gives the operator optimum vison of the vineyard and working areas at all times. The cabin is mounted on Hydro silent block cab suspension reducing vibrations thus enhancing driver comfort. 

Comfort Console with armrest control

Ο The armrest control fittest to the Gregoire GL series is Intuitive and easy to use with push button operation. Fitted at the end of the armrest is the large 12" touch screen  I-Monitor. The I-monitor displays all harvester data clearly on a colour screen, if any settings needed to be changed this can be done using the touch screen.

 

 

Easy Clean

Sorting & De-Stemming System


The EASYclean system developed by GREGOIRE is an onboard sorting system designed for simplicity, resulting in low running costs and maximum cleaning efficiency.

  • Low Maintenance 
  • 99.8% MOG removal 

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Specifications

 

For plantations / vineyards
Vine width from 1,70 m
Height of 1.95m underneath the chassis
Engine
DEUTZ 
6 cylinders / 6100cc
Delivers 190 hp (140 kW) at 2 100 rpm
Maximal torque 825 nm a 1 450 rpm
Automatic rpm management
Fuel tank capacity 260 l
 
Transmission
Speed management from the joystick (impulse + linear position + approach mode)
Hydrostatic transmisison Twin Lock 4 wheels drive
Automatic anti-spinning Front/Rear (torque distributor)
AUTOspeed : cruise control
Optimisation du AUTOdrive, Automatic rpm optimization system on road and work mode
Max. road speed (for autorized countries only)with 4 wheels drive : 30 km/h / 18,6 mph
Oil tank capacity : 110 l
Filtration : Pressure + return
Elevation / slope correction : 600 mm / 28%
AUTOlevel
Stearing radius 4,00 m
EASYturn (option): steering wheels revolution reduction
EASYpilot (option) Automatic row following system with 3D cameras (EasyTurn needed)
Front Tyres 380/85R24
Rear Tyres 480/70 R28
Driving and control
Central cab
Cab volum 2,2 m3
Cab glazed surface 5 m2
Automatic, reversible air co and cooling compartment
Pneumatic seat great comfort
ROPS & CAT 4 driver protection(dust, aerosol and fumes) (option)
Radio Bluetooth handsfree
2 USB plugs
Steering wheel column with height adjustment and 2 pivots
Touch and color 12" screen i-Monitor
Joystick Lateral browsing adjustment wheel + shortcuts
Multifunction and ergonomic joystick with backlighting
Nominatives records (hours, hectares, ...) with USB extraction
Nominatives settings with USB extraction
2 color cameras
EASY 360 (option) : 360° cameras (broadcasted on additional screen)
Laterale ladder (25°) with automatically slide
10 lights (LED)
Lighting power : 18 160 lumens
Harvesting module
Double pendulum system (shacking + conveying)
Automatic lock activating road mode
Suspended picking head : 8 silent-blok
14 shakers ARC² with fast fixing FASTfit
AUTOpinch : automatic and continue pinch setting management(option)
2 x 21 scales
Pneumatic catcher tray
Catcher tray length 2 600 mm
Minimum harvesting height less than 15 cm
Belts width 320 mm
Tunnel width 650 mm
Belts hydraulicaly driven with adjustable speed and reverse
Picking function with low speed alarms
Centralized greasing
Oversize top platform
Separated control box
Integrated washing line with water supplying on top platform
Cleaning
2 bottom fans
2 vertical extractors
2 dead wood deflector
2 2 top fans
EASYclean - sorting system with oscillating fingers (option)
Bins
Stainless steel bins 1 500 l (option)
Large stainless steel bins 2 000 l
Emptying height : 2 985 mm
Bin level sensor on i-Monitor
Automatic bins filling by feeder screw
Multipurpose
TOOLintegration
Removable harvesting assembly
Quick harvesting modul mounting
Front tool holdder (option)
ISOBUS technology