US 11,051,453 B2
Reel drive assembly for an agricultural header
Jeffrey C. Trowbridge, Stevens, PA (US)
Assigned to CNH Industrial America LLC, New Holland, PA (US)
Filed by CNH Industrial America LLC, New Holland, PA (US)
Filed on Nov. 14, 2018, as Appl. No. 16/191,171.
Prior Publication US 2020/0146217 A1, May 14, 2020
Int. Cl. A01D 57/02 (2006.01); A01D 41/127 (2006.01); A01D 41/06 (2006.01)
CPC A01D 57/02 (2013.01) [A01D 41/1274 (2013.01); A01D 41/06 (2013.01)] 20 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A header for an agricultural vehicle, comprising:
a frame;
a reel rotatably mounted to the frame; and
a reel drive assembly operably connected to the reel and configured to rotate the reel in a first drive configuration with a first torque and a second drive configuration with a second torque which is greater than the first torque, the reel drive assembly comprising:
a first drive operably connected to the reel and configured to provide a first motive force to the reel; and
a second drive selectively connected to the reel and configured to selectively provide a second motive force to the reel,
wherein the second drive is disconnected from the reel in the first drive configuration and the second drive is operably connected to the reel in parallel with the first drive in the second drive configuration.