RESPIRO R9 profiThe future of swathing

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Effektiver Futterfluss, the RESPIRO belt rake will optimise your harvest!

Thanks to the high flexibility of use, the machine can be used very universally for a wide variety of crops and harvesting methods.
Lowest forage contamination thanks to the unique flexible pick-up and the trailing tines. The unique 4-wheel chassis guides the working units via the 4-link kinematics precisely over every uneven ground.
All these features allow a high working speed with the best work result.
Practitioners confirm the outstanding quality of work.

The many positive effects of clean forage create the added value that makes this technology a highly profitable investment.

The first choice for contractors, large farms and farmers. Convince yourself.

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Product benefits simply explained

master of flexibility

VersatilityRESPIRO R9

The most universal machine on the market. Thanks to the various swath placement options, it always brings the right swath mass for the following harvesting technology. Whether wet grassland, dry alfalfa or massive straw yields.

The RESPIRO R9 profi masters everything, the operating conditions are almost endless.

Different working conditions

Green rye
Green rye
Alfalfa hay
Alfalfa hay
Rape straw
Rape straw
Maize straw
Maize straw
Clover grass
Clover grass

Possibilities of swath placement

Center swath
Center swath
Side swath
Side swath
Single night swath
Single night swath
Half side swath
Half side swath
Swath merging
Swath merging
Multiple swath lifting
Multiple swath lifting
Mit RESPIRO R9 auch nasse Flächen ausschwaden
Tidy up wet areas
Swath turning
Swath turning
RESPIRO R9 profi


  • Swinging lower linkage mounting cat. II – pivoting point behind the lower linkage line
    • high maneuverability up to 94° angle
    • follows very nice the tractor, specially in corners
    • No relative movement between pump and tank
      • hydraulic hoses are not moving
      • higher durability of the hoses
    • Parking leg on main beam
RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader: Anbau
Der hydraulische Antrieb vom RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader
  • Pick-up, rotor and belt drive via on-board hydraulic
    Dual axial piston pump from Bosch Rexroth

    • oil flow rate independent from PTO speed adjustable on terminal
    • perfect adaption to different harvest conditions
  • 180 liter oil tank built into the frame
  • Oil cooler runs permanently
  • Robust design from headstock to chassis
    • long life time
  • Unique 4-wheel chassis
    • very smooth running and perfect ground hugging
    • exact guidance of the working units
    • less ground pressure – ideal for wet conditions
    • no swinging on headland
    • individual lifting works perfect
    • extremely suitable for slopes – no tilting, no slipping
Reiter RESPIRO R9 im Einsatz von hinten fotografiert
RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader: 4-Gelenk-Kinematik
  • Smart kinematic for working units
    • 2 lower linkages and a hydraulic top link
    • center of rotation (MP) below ground level
    • the working unit easily lifts
    • in work the units get lighter – less wear on sliding discs, protection of the sward
    • long life time
  • Perfect mechanic suspension for the working units
    • Less weight on the ground
    • fast reaction due to springs
    • boomerang-linkage for consistent weight alleviation over the whole working range 
+/- 300 mm
Die Federentlastung des RESPIRO R9 Bandschwaders
RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader in Vorgewendeposition
  • Fully adequate linkage on chassis beam
    • 3-point linkage – exact guidance over bumps/li>
  • High clearance on headland
    • 3-point linkage – exact guidance over bumps
  • Working units always lifted parallel to the ground
    • quick drive in and out on headland
  • Individual lift possible
    • 4-wheel chassis prevents swinging
RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader im Einsatz am Stroh
  • Flying suspension for straw limited with boltes
    • is only possible due to the 4-wheel chassis
  • To lift the working units 2xDA vales necessary
  • Hydraulic pick-up, rotor and belt drive 
via on-board hydraulic (PTO 1000 rpm)
  • Terminal (load sensing or permanent oil flow)
    • Transport or working position
    • Swath mode (side / center)
    • Swath placement (center swath / half side swath; side swath left or right links / single night swath)
    • Speed of pick-up and rotor / belt speed
    • Automatic belt stop on headland
    • Belt stop via pushing a button
    • Rotor height
    • Rake height
Reiter RESPIRO R9 Bedienung
RESPIRO R9 Bandschwader in Transportstellung
  • Transport or working position pushing one button
  • Secure transport lock via double hooks
  • Air brakes

Technology,that pays off.

The way forward calls for a fundamental rethink from sweeping to lifting.
belt rakes are revolutionary in their features. The small-diameter, elastic, camless pick-up, combined with the trailing tines and conveyor rotor, delivers outstanding results.

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Technology in detail

Flexible pick-up

best ground hugging

  • Best raking quality
  • No aggressive ground contact
  • Little tine wear
  • less tine breakages
cleanest forage
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Small diameter

powerful and gentle

  • Small distance between the tine tips
  • Low tine impact speed
  • SHigh performance even with short crop
  • Underruns large swaths
  • Allows trailing tines
Reiter RESPIRO Bandschwader: kleiner Durchmesser Seitenansicht
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Trailing tines

careful and durable

  • No aggressive ground contact possible
  • Stones an foreign objets stay on ground
  • Less wear on tines
  • Less tine breakages
  • Liquid manure particle stay on ground
RESPIRO Bandschwader Modell der schleppenden Zinkengeometrie
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Camless pick-up


  • Possible because of small diameter
  • Radically simple design
  • Significantly fewer components – no curved track
  • Completely free of axial play
  • Centre drive with two double bearings
Reiter RESPIRO: ungesteuerte Pick-Up
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Anti-loss system

no loose tines possible

  • Unique tine mounting
  • Tine coil is supported from inside
  • Tines that are broken in the coil are not lost
Reiter RESPIRO Bandschwader: einzigartiges Anti-Loss-System
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Sliding disc close to the tines 

best tine control

  • Free rotating
  • Large contact surface
  • Robalon sliding disc optional
Reiter RESPIRO Bandschwader: Gleitteller nahe am Zinken
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Conveyor rotor and swath roller

uniform crop flow

  • Enables uniform crop flow
  • Conveyor rotor hydraulically suspended and height adjustable
  • Swath roller guide the crop flow over the pick-up
Reiter RESPIRO: Förderrotor
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Technical data R9

Working width centre swath [m] 7,50 – 9,00
Swath width [m] 0,50 – 2,00
Working width side swath [m] 7,00 + Swath
Belt width [mm] 1000
Transport length [m] 6,40
Transport width [m] 2,96
Transport height [m] 3,95
Weight [kg] 6400
Tyres 500/50-22.5
Area output [ha/h] 4 – 10
PTO [U/min] 1000
Required hydraulic connections 2 DW + LS
Required electrical connections ISOBUS, 7-pin
Brake DLB

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RESPIRO R9 profi

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RESPIRO R9 Profi - The future of swathing

From plains to steep slopes, from permanent grassland to exotic catch crops, the Respiro R9 profi belt rakes are in a class of their very own. Versatility, work quality, performance and reliability. See for yourself.

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