Deutz-Allis 6240

Last Updated: July 2024

Overview

The Deutz-Allis 6240 is a utility tractor designed to handle a variety of tasks. It utilizes a power steering system for ease of control and an open center hydraulic system for efficient operation. The tractor's 46 horsepower engine is cooled via an air-cooling system, ensuring optimal performance under rigorous conditions.
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Key Specifications

Category: Utility

Power Output: 46

Transmission: Partially Synchronized

Drive Type: 2WD

Operating Weight: 5776 (2WD) / 6173 (4WD)

Fuel Type: Diesel

Deutz-Allis 6240 vs. Similar Tractors

Power Output
Average
Greater than 44% of similar tractors.
Operating Weight
Excellent
Greater than 97% of similar tractors.

Technical Specifications

Engine

Manufacturer
Deutz
Model
F3L 912
Cooling Type
Air-cooled
Cylinder Orientation
-
Valve Configuration
-
Fuel Type
Diesel
Induction Type
-
Cylinders
3
Displacement (ci)
172.5
Bore (in)
3.94
Stroke (in)
4.72
Rated RPM
2150
Power Output (hp)
46

Transmission

Type
Partially Synchronized
Forward Gears
8
Reverse Gears
4
Total Gears
-

Dimensions

Length (in)
-
Width (in)
82.3
Height (in)
88.5
Operating Weight (lb)
5776 (2WD) / 6173 (4WD)

Power Take-Off (PTO)

PTO Type
-
PTO Speed 1 (rpm)
-
PTO Speed 2 (rpm)
-
PTO Speed 3 (rpm)
-

Miscellaneous

Chassis
4x2 2WD
Drive Type
2WD
Steering Type
Power
Coolant Capacity (qts)
-
Front Tire Diameter (in)
-
Front Tire Width (in)
-
Rear Tire Diameter (in)
-
Rear Tire Width (in)
-
Front/Rear Rim Diameter (in)
-
Tire Type
Agricultural
Manufacture - End Year
-
Hitch Type
Category I
Hitch Category
-
Hitch Position
Rear
Hitch Capacity (lb)
-
Operator Station Type
Open (ROPS)
Starter Type
Electric
Brake Type
-
Hydraulic System Type
Open Center

Test Results

Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory - Test Date: August 1985 to February 1986

Maximum Power and Fuel Consumption

  • Maximum Power: 44.0 HP (32.8 kW) at 2150 rpm
  • Fuel Consumption at Rated Engine Speed: 2.54 Gal/hr (9.62 l/h) with a fuel efficiency of 0.403 lb/hp.hr (0.245 kg/kW.h)
  • Standard PTO Speed (540 rpm): 2.50 Gal/hr (9.47 l/h) with a fuel efficiency of 0.399 lb/hp.hr (0.241 kg/kW.h)

Drawbar Performance

  • 75% of Pull at Maximum Power: 27.5 HP (20.5 kW) with a drawbar pull of 2080 lbs (9.26 kN) at 4.95 mph (7.97 km/h) and a slip of 2.6%
  • Maximum Power in Selected Gear (8th Gear): 36.1 HP (26.9 kW) with a drawbar pull of 2775 lbs (12.34 kN) at 4.82 mph (7.76 km/h) and a slip of 3.5%

Torque and Engine Performance

  • Maximum Torque: 123.1 lb-ft (167 Nm) at 1602 rpm
  • Torque Rise: 14%

Hydraulic Performance

  • Maximum Force Exerted: 3730 lbs (16.60 kN) at hitch points
  • Pump Delivery Rate: 7.7 GPM (29.1 l/min) at minimum pressure and rated engine speed
  • Hydraulic Power: 10.1 HP (8.0 kW) at delivery pressure of 2390 psi (168 bar)

Overall Efficiency

  • Fuel Efficiency at Rated Engine Speed: 17.31 Hp.hr/gal (3.41 kW.h/l)
  • Fuel Consumption: 1.02 Gal/hr (3.85 l/h) at 2226 rpm



Nebraska Tractor Test Lab.(1986).Nebraska Summary: S003 Deutz-Allis 6240. Lincoln, NE:Nebraska Tractor Test Laboratory. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.unl.edu/tractormuseumlit/2674