The sowing of dressed maize seed using well-known and widely used pneumatic vacuum seeders is, since 2009, in numerous regions of the world only approved for use when equipped with a suitable exhaust air guide system. It should be ensured that, with the use of such machines, that waves of seed dressing laden air are not released into the atmosphere, with a potential risk to both people and the environment.
The AMAZONE Airkit ED has been developed to prevent this occurrence and is recognised as an effective precaution. It is available as an optional extra for all new Amazone ED02 precision air seeders and owners of older ED01 and ED02 series machines can retrofit the system for a small cost. Please ask your local dealer for details.
Independent of any legal obligations, AMAZONE recommends the principle of fitting an Airkit ED
for sowing dressed seed – in the interests of both work place health and safety and the protection of