Innovations in agricultural machinery design

Often it is simple innovations that have the biggest impact over the long term. In 1926 Harry Ferguson invented the “3 point linkage” for attaching implements to tractors. Today around 85% of tractors use this mechansim. To illustrate this innovation we had 2 students from the Beszedes Jozsef Agricultural School in Serbia model the 3 point linkage in Solid Edge.


You can read more about the 3 point linkage and other innovations in this blog on innovations in agricultural machinery. And checkout this model and animation of the 3 point linkage created by Krisztian Porzsolt & Akos Molnar:


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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/solidedge/innovations-in-agricultural-machinery-design/