Our harvesting technology impresses with …

  • Premium quality – 100% made in Austria
  • best workmanship – independent assembly in our factory in Leitring-Leibnitz
  • Longevity and wear resistance thanks to optimized materials
  • Simple operation and ease of maintenance
  • Best service and spare parts supply around the clock
  • All innovations can be retrofitted in existing machines
  • Constant further development in tune with the times

Pumpkin harvester Ascon3 PHÖNIX

PHÖNIX is the market leader for pumpkin harvesters in 2020 and 2021, this year with a market share of more than 50%!
As a premium manufacturer in pumpkin technology, we continue to focus on the highest quality and workmanship. Harvesting rates of 1400 kg dry kernels per hour are still impressive – especially with the compact design. The cleaning result is also impressive for all harvest conditions and pumpkin varieties and will even be adjustable from 2022. Longevity and wear resistance are guaranteed by components from the best manufacturers and the use of optimized materials. All wear parts are screwed on and easy to exchange.
In terms of both fuel consumption and repair costs, 60-70 percent savings are made compared to sieve drum machines. This ensures the lowest possible harvest costs!

Technical specifications

  • Power requirement from 80 ps
  • Weight only approx. 6.850kg
  • Dimensions approx. 6.2 x 2.55 x 3.4 m
  • working width 4.95m
  • Output up to 1400 kg dry cores per hour
  • Lowest fuel consumption with the pulling device (12-14 l / h)
Further details of the Ascon3 PHÖNIX can be found at

Highlights 2022

  • Adjustable pulp cleaning
  • 20% increased threshing area
  • enlarged crusher inlet and optimized speeds for better throughput
  • Water tank and pump directly on the machine
  • 4.2m tank height

Highlights 2021

  • State-of-the-art load-sensing hydraulic system
  • 60% larger stainless steel grain tank, with a capacity of 2.6m³
  • Improved service life through new materials
  • 50% wider pulp distribution with hydraulic border spreading device

Highlights 2020

  • New crusher package with additional counter knives – the best result in all conditions
  • Reinforced crusher overload protection
  • Faster unloading (70s)
  • Modified threshing rotor for changing the concave in less than 2 hours

Kürbisschwader Ascon3 POLYLINER

The tried and tested reinvented: The Ascon3 POLYLINER shines with its unique polygon roller and innovative parallelogram swath former!

The proven concept with robust three-point attachment and foldable side parts was combined with the innovative Ascon3 elements. With the Hardox polygon roller, the pumpkins are transported more quickly, especially when there is a lot of weed. The special parallelogram swath former ensures the best rows of pumpkins, so that pumpkins are “nailed”.

Thanks to our new construction, the POLYLINER can be flexibly equipped to meet your requirements!

Technical specifications

  • patented drive polygon with maximum area performance
  • Polygon roller made of HARDOX for a long service life and minimal wear
  • weight about 890kg
  • Working width with guide 4.6m
  • Roller length 3.8m
  • foldable for the best safety when driving on the road (optional hydraulically foldable)
  • Transport width approx. 2.65 m
  • Special parallelogram swath former

More details about the Ascon3 POLYLINER can be found at

Ascon3 POLYPLOW pumpkin rake

The POLYPLOW is our robust all-rounder. The tried and tested drive polygon brings the highest area performance. The unique relief springs ensure the best ground contour following. With the floating position of the front hydraulics, that means comfort like never before!

The stable design ensures the best ground contour following in heavy vegetation and is equipped for large, powerful tractors. The innovative parallelogram swath former makes it easier to react to different harvest quantities and calms the pumpkins safely in the row. The hydraulic folding mechanism and the short attachment length ensure safe road travel. It is operated 100% from the tractor!

Technical specifications

  • patented drive polygon with maximum area performance
  • Polygon roller made of HARDOX for a long service life and minimal wear
  • Swivel mechanism and swath former on the right
  • weight about 1300kg
  • Support pressure adjustable by means of relief springs
  • Working width with guide approx. 5.5m
  • Roller length 4.6m
  • transport width 2.8m
  • Special parallelogram swath former
  • Operation completely from the tractor

More details about the Ascon3 POLYPLOW can be found at

Pumpkin seed washing system

This car wash is an absolute innovation! Developed and tested over many years at ALWERA in Wollsdorf, it meets the highest demands. Food safety is guaranteed through the use of stainless steel. The optional 2-drum system separates the coarse fraction from the good product as soon as it is washed, which makes drying even more efficient. A modern eccentric screw pump for the feeding, efficient water treatment and the high maintenance friendliness reduce the operating and maintenance costs to a minimum.

Our advantages:
– The coarse fraction is separated from the good product during washing
– Food safety and industrial quality – all parts in contact with the product are made of stainless steel
– saves water – thanks to efficient water treatment
– high maintenance friendliness and easy cleaning thanks to many inspection openings
– very easy to dismantle – drum can be removed from the support frame without any effort
– Operator platform with comfortable access made of galvanized steel

Technical specifications

  • Drum length 5000mm
  • outer drum diameter 800mm
  • inner drum diameter 500mm
  • high-pressure suction fan with powerful 7.5 kW
  • Output approx. 6000 kg / h

Further details of the pumpkin washing system can be found at

Flat drying system

Continuous further development at ALWERA in Wollsdorf has resulted in the optimized air distribution of our stationary and mobile drying systems. It ensures more even drying over the entire surface, and the screw agitator and pusher blade provide the necessary convenience. We also focus on ease of maintenance and simple operation in our drying systems. Thanks to industrial quality, our dryers can also be used for many other products.

– Optimized air distribution resulting in energy-saving operation and uniform drying results
– easy cleaning thanks to removable perforated sheet metal grids
– Easy to maintain – everything is screwed on and easy to replace
– easy handling
– very stable design
– Industrial quality – can also be used for many other products

Technical specifications

  • variable dumping height up to 400mm (optionally up to 800mm possible)
  • lengths and widths variable according to customer requirements
  • automatic sensors for continuous monitoring optional
  • performance: approx. 10t dry cores / 24h for an area of ​​30m²

Further details of the pumpkin drying system can be found at