Case IH 4408 Corn Head

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Ultimate Grain Saving Capability
Case IH has expanded the 4400 series corn head lineup with all-new narrow row configuration options. Completely redesigned from the ground up, the new narrow row corn head is built to match the performance of Case IH Axial-Flow® combines.

Introducing the Narrow Row Corn Head

Choices to Fit Your Needs

  • Available in 20- and 22-inch spacing, new narrow row corn heads will help producers pick cleaner, harvest faster and pick down corn better to save more grain.
  • Chopping and nonchopping configurations options are available to fit your residue management system.


Achieve a High-efficiency Harvest

  • Take a load off your combine with a lightweight head — up to 2,000 pounds lighter than competitive models — that floats over the ground and reduces compaction.
  • Separate drive lines power the row units and choppers, providing more efficient power data control and additional protection to the drive lines.
  • Power is driven from the gear boxes in the center of the head and split equally to the right and left side of the head; this clean design improves power flow.


Designed For Enhanced Grain Savings

  • New flip-up tall-corn attachments are integrated into the other dividers and help prevent loss of corn ears over the ends of heads when harvesting in tall stands of corn.
  • Updated stalk roll spiral patterns are now optimized for today’s challenging crop conditions and can handle a wider range of stalk diameters and stalk health.
  • The divider profile and hood design aid in smoother crop flow. Then CornLouvers™ channel corn ears and loose kernels into head for enhanced grain savings.


Corn Head Design: Harvest More Acres Per Day

  • Heavy-duty drives designed for high speed harvest and high-yielding corn hybrids
  • Superior residue and stalk processing with even spread distribution
  • Numerous exclusive features, including patented corn saver louvers
  • Improved gathering chain and stalk roll speeds for maximum grain savings
  • New poly dividers are more durable and provide quick easy access for cleaning and fast conversion from field to road
  • Most 4400 series are compatible with 10, 20, 230, 240 and 88, 130, 140 series combines
  • The new 4416 and 4418, in narrow row configurations, are compatible with 8120, 9120, 8230, 9230, 8240 and 9240 Axial-Flow Combine models
  • 4200 series compatible with legacy combine feeders


Designed for Maximum Grain Savings

  • Patented Corn Louvers direct the grain back towards the auger to reduce header loss
  • Improved row unit divider sealing to reduce grain loss from gathering chains
  • Large open front gathering chain sprocket to more effectively pull in down corn
  • Large gathering chains and paddles that allows for large crop volumes to be conveyed to the auger
  • Fully Adjustable 16" Diameter Auger with 5" Deep Flighting provides gentle feeding to the combine


Designed for Increased Productivity

  • High capacity gathering chains to pull in large crop volumes
  • Matched capacity stalk roll to gathering chain speeds for superior feeding
  • Large stalk rolls for increased stalk processing performance
  • Longer stalk roll knives for wider operating ranges


Case IH Header Manufacturing

  • To ensure the highest levels of quality and reliability Case IH has made significant investments into head manufacturing.
  • All Case IH 3020, 3100 series drapers and 4400/4200 series corn heads are built in Burlington, IOWA. The 3016 pick-up head is produced in the Saskatoon assembly plant
  • The Burlington assembly plant embodies the heritage of Case IH and began building Case combines in 1937.
  • The Burlington plant has gone through extensive renovations to incorporate the latest manufacturing technology


Model 4408-36/38
Configuration Summary  
Number of rows 8
Row spacings, in (mm) 36 / 38 (914/965)
Chopper under stalk rolls Optional 2-blade
Fold for transport No
Row Units  
Standard stalk roll description Point-to-point knives, 4/roll
Optional stalk roll description No option
Stripper plate (Deck plate) adjustment, hydraulic or manual Hydraulic
Cross Auger  
Cross Auger diameter, in (mm) 16 (406)
Cross Auger pitch, in (mm) 22 (559)
Dimensions and Weights  
Outside Width across all rows, ft-in, (m) 25' 6" (7.766)
Length, divider points to rear, ft-in (m) 9' 10.5" (3.010)
Basic weight, lb (kg) 6,041 (2740)
Weight with choppers, lb (kg) 6,680 (3030)
Sales Literature  
Literature number GH-2154-13
Literature date 5/1/2013
Other Documentation  
Document Number Manual 47920877
Document Date 11/1/2016
Entry Date  
Manufacturing Status Current
First Entry Date 1/21/2014
Revision Date 12/6/2017
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