Case IH RD163 Rotary Disc Header

RD163 Rotary Disc Header for sale at Miller Sellner, MN. Serving your new and used equipment needs from Sleepy Eye, Bingham Lake, Slayton, MN, and Fairmont, MN .


Model: RD163 Rotary Disc Header

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RD163 Highlights

  • Cutting width — 16 ft 1 in (4.9 m)
  • Compatible — WD1903 and WD2303
  • Rubber-on-rubber conditioning rolls
  • Steel-on-steel conditioning rolls
  • Flail conditioner (For grass like crops)
  • Hi-contact rolls for legume-type crops in low-humidity climates
  • Conditioning rolls are mounted in "modules" that are easily removed and exchanged to suit different crops and conditions throughout the season
  • Complete removal of the conditioning roll module allows for cutting without conditioning, if desired


Make Case IH
Model RD163
Disc Header  
Cutting width, ft in (m) 16' 1" (4.90)
Conditioner type, Roll or Flail Roll
Conditioner Removable or can be omitted Yes
Overall header width, ft in (m) 16' 3" (4956)
Cutting height range, in (mm) 0.7 to 3.5 (18 to 89)
Cutter bar angle range, degrees 0 to 10
Header drive Hydrostatic, two drive motors
Flotation Hydraulic
Weight, lbs (kg) 4,400 (1996)
Disc Cutterbar  
Number of discs 10
Knives per disc 2
Disc cutting diameter, in (mm) 24.3 (618)
Disc drive components Bevel gearsets in individual sealed modules
Disc speed, rpm 2500
Disc blade tip speed, mph (kph) 181 (291)
Crop movement, cutterbar to conditioner  
Transition description, cutterbar to conditioner Full width auger w/ discharge paddles
Roll / Rotor length, in (mm) 102 (2591)
Roll / Rotor diameter, in (mm) 10.375 (264)
Roll / Rotor speed, rpm 938
Roll / Rotor material, standard Rubber
Alternate roll material Steel or High-contact urethane
Roll surface pattern, standard Chevron intermeshing
Roll pressure system Torsion bar
Roll adjustment method Crank
Windrow/swath width, in (mm) 38 to 96 (965 to 2438)
Sales Literature  
Literature number CIH07211103
Literature date 7/1/2011
Operators Manual  
Manual number HF-5124-10
Manual date 9/1/2010
Manufacturing status Current
First Entry Date 3/1/2012
Revision Date --