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Warchalowski
Successor WACO
Founded 1858
Founder(s) Jacob Warchalowski
Headquarters Vienna, Austria
Products agriculture machinery tractor

Warchalowski was an Austrian tractor manufacturer in Vienna, Austria.

HistoryEdit

The groundwork for the company was laid in 1858 with the firm of Jacob Warchalowski (Maschinenfabrik J. Warchalowski) in Vienna, when he started in a small business building machines. After the introduction of the internal combustion engine, he recognized the importance of this invention, and even started to produce engines. Its stationary engines were sold in the whole monarchy.

His sons built the operation and continued to developed numerous patents. They entered with the company Werner & Pfleiderer into business forming in August 1913 the Industrial Works Warchalowski (Warchalowski, Eissler & Co.), which soon employed 2,000 people.

In the Second World War, the installations were severely damaged, reconstruction of the factory was soon carried out. First, stationary engines were re-created until an air-cooled diesel engine was developed, which was then installed as standard from 1956 in tractors. The first tractors had an engine capacity of about 10 kW (14 hp) to 40 kW (50 hp).

Due to the high quality of products, especially the twin-cylinder engines, Warchalowski exported to distant countries, such as the USA, Brazil and Indochina.

From about 1968, the engines used in the tractors were built by International Harvester. In 1970 because of the decline in orders, Warchalowski ended the production of tractors. The firm was sold to International, (now Case IH).

On later Warchalowski tractors, the DN-series. the majority of the components purchased from abroad.

Due to the high development costs and the relatively small numbers produced, operations were stopped for good in the 1980s.

ModelsEdit

Warchalowski Tractor Models
Model Year(s) Produced Horsepower Engine Type Misc Notes Photo
Warchalowski DN 3800
Warchalowski FD 21
Warchalowski KL II Warchalowski KL II
Warchalowski SD 21
Warchalowski WT-14 1950s 16 hp (12 kW) Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT-20 1960s 18 hp (13 kW) Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT-21 1960s Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT 25 1960s Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT 25 B 1960s
Warchalowski WT 30 1960s 30 hp (22 kW) Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT 30 A 1960s 30 hp (22 kW)
Warchalowski WT 30 B 1960s 30 hp (22 kW)
Warchalowski WT-32 1960s
Warchalowski WT-32 A 1960s 30 hp (22 kW) IH Warchalowski WT-32 A MFWD - 1968
Warchalowski WT-32 B
Warchalowski WT-33 1960s 33 hp (25 kW) Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT-38 1960s Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT-38B 1960s 35 hp (26 kW)
Warchalowski WT 40 1950s-1960s Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT 40 A 1960s
Warchalowski WT-42 1960s 45 hp (34 kW) Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT 44 Warchalowski
Warchalowski WT-45 1960s-1970s 45 hp (34 kW) Warchalowski WT-45B MFWD - 1969
Warchalowski WT-50 Warchalowski

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