Windrow Turner BACKHUS A 45

Code: A 45

Powerful mid-range self-propelled compost turner


  • Self-propelled windrow turner for sewage sludge, organic and agricultural waste
  • Low fuel consumption
  • turning capacity of up to 3000 m³ per hour
  • Designed for ergonomic operation

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Windrow Turner BACKHUS A 45

If you are the operator of a medium-sized treatment or composting plant and your customers place the highest demands on the final product - - or you are looking for a high-performance, self-propelled turner for use across different operations, where compact dimensions are just as important to you as an ergonomic operating mode, then the BACKHUS A 45 windrow turner is just the right machine for you.

The turner machine can be used for composting of agricultural waste, organic waste or sewage sludge. The turner has a width of 4.5 m and a height of up to 2.3 m, allowing it to reach a turning capacity of up to 3,000 m³ per hour, depending on the material. n addition to this, the windrow turner features fuel-efficient, low-consumption diesel engine technology. Naturally, the integrated engine meets the requirements of current emission standards.

Turner with wheel and crawler track

The BACKHUS A 45 windrow turner is available in both wheeled and tracked drive versions. The compact working and movement dimensions for both versions are impressive and make them ideally suited for use across different operations.

The turner machine will actively contribute to efficiency and process improvement. With their track clearers, it is possible to run triangular windrows next to each other. It is not necessary to have a drive track between windrows, resulting in the efficient use of space and the best possible utilization of the operating area.

Extensive standard equipment and attractive options

BACKHUS customers all around the world appreciate the comprehensive and comfortable standard equipment of our windrow turners. The panorama cabin of the turner is freely accessible and generously dimensioned and includes a modern LED touch screen display, an air-sprung cloth seat and a joystick for practical one-hand operation. In addition to the simple and ergonomic operation, the machine also benefits from useful and uncomplicated access to relevant maintenance and inspection components.

There is a range of design options to extend the BACKHUS A 45 windrow turner to meet your specific requirements. For example, the side conveyor ensures effective use of space, and a fleece winder facilitates improvement of the composting process. The use of irrigation during turning has a similar positive effect on the composting process. The potential to adapt the BACKHUS A 45 to individual requirements makes it the perfect multi-purpose machine for every plant operator.

Tomorrow’s windrow turners are available today. Ready for all the challenges of the future, the BACKHUS A Series combines maximum efficiency with the maximum choice of accessories and options available. Or, more generally, it is:

  • High performance
  • Low fuel consumption
  • Ability to adapt to any task
  • Comfortable and easily accessible panoramic operator's cab
  • Easy access for routine maintenance and service
  • Long list of standard features
  • Excellent machine performance for professional tasks

Product specifications table

A 45

Heap width up to (m):


Heap height up to (m):


Heap cross-sectional area (m²):


Particle size up to (mm):


Stock exchange approx. (m):


Productivity up to (m³ / h):


Rotor speed (1 / min):


Rotor diameter (mm):


Access width (mm):


Access height (mm):


Turner diameter (mm):


Forward / reverse speed (m / min):

0 – 40

Weight up to (t):


Pressure to ground surface up to (kg / cm²):


Turner length (mm):


Turner width (mm):


Turner height (mm):


Diesel Engine Manufacturer / Power:

Volvo / 218 HP

Bako capacity (l):



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