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Art's Way Sugar Beet Harvester - 6812D

Model Sugar Beet Harvester - 6812D for sale at Rusler Implement, Colorado

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The best cleaning capability on the market.
The 6812D Harvester provides several stages for superior cleaning to include conveyor rolls, 60 in. frameless transfer chain bed, 4 pairs of 10 ft. parallel grab rolls and a ferris wheel elevator. The new lighter weight retainer has been incorporated into the ferris wheel design making space adjustment between the retainer and the ferris wheel easier to accommodate the beet size of your harvest. There are no complex valve and control box on the harvester.

The Art’s Way 6812D Sugar Beet Harvester is unique among its class, a complete reinvention of the harvesting machine. We started with an innovative modular design, in which the lifting heads and ferris wheel can be changed to meet your specific harvesting needs. Choose from 8 rows with 22 to 30 inch row spacing or the 12 row, 22 inch spacing, all offering the best capacity and cleaning on the market today. Because the Art’s Way 6812D Sugar Beet Harvester is simply the best on the market. No other model boasts the same quality and flexibility when it comes to meeting your needs in the field.

New Adaptive Leveling Technology
The new ALT system from Art’s Way allows for adaptive digging across your field. Featuring a hydraulically operated axle and sonar sensing, you are able to monitor and adjust digging depth across your field from inside your cab. Harvest more efficiently when you have precise control over your machine. If you are in need of updating your digger, this is the reason to do it.

Plan for a successful harvest with the 6812D Sugar Beet Harvester running in tandem with the 9016BT High Dump Cart and 1222HS High Speed Defoliator.

Hydraulic oil cooler
Tank mounted oil cooler with auto reversing fan.

Heavy duty strut
Made of 5/16 in. material, the struts provide improved rotation with spindle compensation for optimum placement. Available with standard or cushion flex.

Grab roll bed
The grab roll bed contains 4 pair (8 rolls) with single point adjustment on front and rear. Individual cushions for rock protection.

Outboard mounted hydraulic row finder
This design provides the operator excellent visibility and ease of adjustment.

Conveyor rolls
Sugar beets move smoothly over a 4 roll conveyor with 7/8 in. diameter spiral that is fully adjustable. Maximum pull is provided with dual 5 band 5V drive belt on wide heads. (Rear grab roll optional shown)

Paddle shaft
Adjustable heavy rubber paddles and pivoting barriers keep beets in the machine.

Tires and axles
Large high flotation 25.5 x 32 or optional 30.5 x 32 tires with 4 1/2 in. spindles reduce compaction and ease of pull. Available with fixed, steerable or leveling axles.

Frameless short transfer conveyor
The 60 in. wide chain greatly reduces mud build-up.

Hydraulically controlled unloading elevator and transfer elevator

Unloading Elevator
Operating on a 42 in. belted chain and hydraulically controlled from the tractor cab, the unloading elevator operates from 8 to 13 feet.

Transfer Elevator
Hydraulically positioned to reduce beet drop and completely fill tank. Operator controlled. 42 in. belted chain with 1 in. risers.

Optional features

  • Fixed or flex struts
  • Choice of steerable or fixed carrier wheels
  • Choice of smooth or star #1 roll
  • Tractor operated hydraulic row finder
  • Lifter wheel close-ups
  • Wheel elevator flap kit


Tractor requirements: 150-280 HP minimum
PTO: 1000 RPM-CV 1 3/4-20

Center conveyor: 60 in. belted chain
Transfer elevator: 42 in. belted chain
Truck elevator: 42 in. belted chain

Grab rolls: 4 pair – single point adjust (optional flex cushion)

Hydraulic row finder: adjustable
Tank size: 9000 lbs.
Tread width: adjustable
Tires: 24.5 x 32 – 12 ply
Lifter wheels: 28 in. cast alloy steel

Dimensions: w/o lifter heads
Width/outside tire: 15 ft. 1 in.
Height: 13 ft. 11 in.
Length: 30 in. 10 in.

Dimensions: lifter head width
8R22: 16 ft. 2 in.
8R30: 21 ft. 5 in.
12R22: 24 ft. 1 in.

Weight w/12row 22 head: 42,450 lbs.

8 row 2 heads: 22 in.
8 row 3 heads: 28-30 in.
12 row 1 head: 22 in.