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ZG-TS trailed spreader

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Top features:

Amazone Anbaustreuer ZG-TS, Top Argumente

+ Precise spread patterns in working widths of up to 54 m with and up to 128 part-width sections
+ Maximum work rates at application rates of 650 kg/min and operational speeds of up to 30 km/h
+ ProfisPro on-line weighing system – for constant control of the application rate
+ Fill management with the external fill level indicator lights ensures the quick and accurate loading by just one person
+ Automatic checking and adjustment of the lateral distribution via the ArgusTwin spread pattern monitoring
+ Easy changeover between side, border and water course spreading from the tractor cab thanks to the integrated AutoTS border spreading system on both sides
+ New steering axle, true track-following of the spreader via axle steering with a steering angle of up to 28°
+ Equipment that suits every requirement: variable spread widths, agitation, internal hopper lighting, mobile or digital calibration kit, camera system, …

The fixed parameter, the ZG-TS – More output. More precision. Maximum efficiency.

Amazone Anbaustreuer ZG-TS – Die feste Größe

With hopper capacities of 7,500 l and 10,000 l, the ZG-TS models are especially efficient and ideal for large farm sizes which focus in particular on increased precision. Thanks to their size, valuable travelling and loading times are saved. Due to the large hopper opening, the loading procedure can also be carried out very comfortably via a front end loader or from a bulk filling system. The belt floor, automatically centred to the middle, ensures the optimum material flow. The low-maintenance floor belt is of course automatically controlled.

Benefits of the base hopper:

• Low hopper centre of gravity
• Low filling height
• Large filling opening
• Low wearing rubber floor belt
• Automatic belt floor control

Everything flows smoothly thanks to the optimum hopper shape

ZG-TS Behälterform

Thanks to the sophisticated hopper shape of the ZG-TS, it has an optimum centre of gravity which significantly counteracts the negative support loads. The steep hopper walls without corners or edges ensure the optimum flow of material, even in sloping terrain, also the cleaning procedure is considerably eased. In addition, there is also an increased range of movement for the steering axle which has steering angles of up to 28 °.

Benefits of the hopper design:

• Optimum material flow even in sloping terrain
• Simple cleaning procedure
• Generous space for the axle steering
• Sophisticated centre of gravity to avoid negative support loads
• High ground clearance

Unique weighing technology – ProfisPro

ZG-TS ProfisPro

Perfect weighing system:
With the ProfisPro, AMAZONE introduces a new weighing system, combining maximum comfort with optimised work performance. In addition to its core function where the on-line weighing function regulates the application rate, the weighing signals are used for other functions.

Intelligent technology

ZG-TS, Intelligente Technik

A new integrated weigh frame connects the hopper to the weigh frame via four weigh cells. This is completely separate to the chassis. Thus, there are no weight measuring points which are influenced by the traction forces of the tractor. The result is a high frequency and precise on-line-weighing procedure. A tilt sensor additionally compensates for the inclination of the machine on slopes. This signal is also used to register any tendency of the ZG-TS to drift down on a slope and, via the steering axle, to counter-steer the machine back in track.

On-line calibration

ZG-TS Online-Kalibrierung

The signals produced from the weighing system are used for the on-line calibration and thus enables automatic regulation of the application rate via the metering shutters.

Benefits of on-line calibration:
• Enter the spread rate and drive off
• Reliable measuring values
• Automatic regulation of the metering shutter slides

Intelligent fill management

ZG-TS Befüll-Management

ProfisPro is particularly clever with its intelligent fill management during loading. Without the use of an external scale, the system gives precise information about the load condition at all times, thus preventing overloading and empty runs. And so, as a filling aid, or by the continuous measurement of the hopper contents, ProfisPro sets new standards.

Benefits of fill management
• Reliable filling aid
• Reliable fill level measurements even without using an external balance
• Avoidance of unnecessary empty travelling and residues

Optimum load distribution

ZG-TS Ladungsverteilung

Thanks to the real time measuring via the ProfisPro weighing system, the axle and support loads can be optimally utilised during the filling procedure.

This is because during the filling procedure it is possible to see where the load is concentrated and thus prevent either the overloading of the axle or the drawbar.

Filling aid

ZG-TS Befüllhilfe

Operators will especially love the filling aid provided by the work lights and the ProfisPro weighing system. By means of first flashing work lights when the desired fill level is nearing and then continuous illumination when the fill level is reached, a second person, or the need for multiple checks, is avoided.

1) Filling by just one person, very simple!
2) If the work light illuminate constantly, the desired fill level has been reached.

Automatic braking force control

ZG-TS Bremskraftregelung

To determine the load-dependent braking force one also relies on the signal of the new on-line weighing system. With the reliable measuring results, determined by ProfisPro, the optimum braking force for all load ranges can be derived so that the braking effect can be matched very sensitively.

Benefits load-dependent braking force control
• Very comfortable and safe in road travel
• Maximum safety on the headland and in sloping terrain

Greater comfort – gentle on the crop

Amazone Großflächenstreuer ZG-TS

• True track-following at track widths of 1.80 to 2.25 m
• Increased driving comfort due to sprung-suspended and height adjustable drawbar system
• Stable and robust chassis technology, designed for speeds of up to 60 km/h
• Automatic braking force regulation
• Oversized tyres reduce the ground pressure and allows operation even under the most arduous of conditions
• Wheel diameters of up to 2.05 m possible

Spreading unit technology that is well thought through – Hydraulic spreading disc drive

Amazone Großflächenstreuer ZG-TS, Hydraulischer Streuscheibenantrieb

The hydraulic spreading disc drive allows operation irrespective of the engine speed of the tractor and the speed of the spreading discs can be varied individually. In this way, fuel is saved and a particularly comfortable and precise spreading is ensured. Also when border spreading, the spreader operates with different spreading disc speeds so that, both in the overlap range and also at the field’s border, the best possible lateral distribution can be achieved.

Depending on the operator terminal, the hydraulic drive offers the switching of up to 128 part-width sections.

Hydro drive – the drive with Load-Sensing system

ZG-TS Hydroantrieb

Spreaders with Hydro drive are fully supplied via the Load-Sensing system of the tractor. For tractors with sufficient oil supply the ISOBUS connecting cable is sufficient and the Load-Sensing system can operate the spreader at full functionality.

Hybrid drive – maximum, efficiency even on smaller tractors

ZG-TS Hybridantrieb

For spreaders with hybrid drive, approximately two thirds of the oil capacity come from the Load-Sensing system of the tractor and the other third is reused with the aid of a second pump in the return-flow to the tractor. For this, a hydraulic pump is driven directly via the tractor’s power take off shaft. This hybrid system allows the use of smaller tractors and is, at the same time, significantly lower priced than a normal on-board hydraulic system.

Soft Ballistic System pro

ZA-TS Soft Ballistic System pro

Mineral fertilisers require an especially gentle treatment to ensure a precise distribution and accurate transport to the crop. Fertiliser which has been already damaged in the spreader can no longer be reliably distributed.

As a safety feature, AMAZONE Soft Ballistic System pro is integrated as standard. This means that the agitator, metering components and spreading discs are all optimally matched thus protecting the fertiliser and ensuring better yields.

1. Gentle guidance
The electrically driven star agitators in the hopper bottoms ensure an even fertiliser delivery onto the spreading discs. The slowly rotating, star shaped segments of the agitator evenly deliver the fertiliser to the relevant outlet opening. When the delivery system is adjusted, the agitator star rotates as well so that it is always perfectly positioned above the aperture. The agitator switches off automatically when the shutter slide is closed.

2. Gentle delivery
Due to the delivery system, adjustment to the throwing width and throwing direction can be regulated. In addition, the working width can be adjusted each side individually by changing the disc speed. The fertiliser is fed on centrally at a low peripheral speed resulting in little fertiliser damage. The concentric delivery system adjustment results always in a gentle treatment of the fertiliser.

3. Gentle acceleration
With a standard disc speed from 600 rpm up to 900 rpm, the AMAZONE‘s Soft Ballistic System pro gently accelerates the fertiliser. Even fertiliser types with minimal breaking strength maintain their spreading properties and provide a clean, even spread pattern.

4. Gentle ejection
With the AMAZONE Soft Ballistic System pro, as little energy as possible is given to the fertiliser for an optimum trajectory and a precise spread pattern. So, the spreading vanes are optimally adjusted to a laid-back position.

TS spreading system – Perfection in every component, like clockwork

ZA-TS Streuwerk

Composition of the TS spreading system
1) electric agitator drive
2) electric setting motor for rotating the delivery systems
3) electric setting motor for the fertiliser metering
4) delivery vane
5) boundary spreading vane
6) normal spreading vane
7) AutoTS actuation
8) electric setting motor for AutoTS including function check

Characteristics of the TS spreading system:
• High throwing width, still double-overlapping even at 36 m
• Integrated boundary spreading system
• High application rates (up to 10.8 kg/sec or 650 kg/min)

The agitator – soft-handling and gentle

Rührwerk

The basic function of the agitator is to convey the fertiliser flow actively towards the outlet aperture so that a constant rate of fertiliser can be applied. Fertiliser lumps, which manage to pass the sieve, are, especially at low application rates, actively broken up via the star agitator which runs in the hopper bottom. If foreign objects reach the hopper tip and the agitator is subject to an overload, the relevant electric motor automatically reverses in combination with the relevant shutter slide and remedies the disturbance autonomously. The perfect teamwork of agitator and shutter slides becomes obvious on headlands or when spreading in wedges. As soon as one metering aperture is completely closed, the agitator above stops automatically. In this way the valuable fertiliser is protected from being ground up.

The benefits of electric agitation
• two slow-running, fertiliser saving agitators; turning at just 60 rpm
• which switch off automatically as soon as the shutter slide is closed, also just to the one side and independently of each other
• that reverse automatically when blocked by a foreign object
• active delivery of the fertiliser flow to the outlet aperture

Concentric delivery system adjustment

ZG-TS Einleitsystemverstellung

Via the delivery system, the fertiliser is gently fed-on extremely close to the centre of the spreading disc. At this point, close to the centre of the disc; the peripheral speed is low resulting in a particularly gentle treatment of the fertiliser. For the adjustment of the spreading unit to different working widths and fertiliser types, the delivery system is swivelled electrically around the centre of the discs (concentrically). The distance between the feed-on point of the fertiliser and the centre of the disc always remains the same.

The swivelling of the delivery system provides you with a wide range of possible working widths; just three sets of spreading vanes cover working widths from 15 m to 54 m.

Electric setting motors – Ultra quick and precise!

A spreader which, due to the high application rates and operational speeds possible, explores new dimensions in terms of work rates and which, of course, needs to perform extremely precisely at the same time, requires setting motors that function extremely quickly and exactly. Especially in applications, such as the automatic on/off switching at the headland or in wedges, spreading using application maps or with the continuous on-board monitoring (ArgusTwin and WindControl), the setting motors ensure the highest level demands are met.

The brush unit – Clean transfer

ZA-TS, Bürsteneinheit

The bristles of the brushes which are fitted directly to the outlet apertures reach to the upper edge of the spreading vanes so that the fertiliser is safely delivered onto the disc.

Quantity effect-free metering aperture

Dosieröffnung

If it is intended to spread a constant application rate it is necessary to match the size of the metering aperture to the prevailing operational speed. Thanks to the shutter slide, this task is fulfilled very quickly and sensitively. Due to the kidney-shaped design of the metering aperture, the spread pattern remains unchanged and precise, even at varying operational speeds so that the position of the delivery system does not require any adjustment.

Stage 1: Hopper aperture slightly open
Stage 2: Hopper aperture half open
Stage 3: Hopper aperture wide open

TS spreading discs: Spreading system made from stainless steel – For a long service life

ZA-TS Edelstahl

On the TS spreaders the entire spreading system is made from stainless steel providing a long service life.

The vane change system enables the quick and easy change of just the spreading vane tips. The ideal solution, for example, for agricultural contractors.

Between normal spreading and border spreading, different spreading vanes are activated via the so-called AutoTS system without the necessity to change spreading disc settings.

Hard-coated spreading vane

The spreading vanes are coated with a special long-lasting anti-wear protection. This is made possible by an especially hard structure to the metal. This finish is produced through a high-speed flame heating process that develops an ultra-hard coating to protect the spreading vanes against abrasive wear. Consequently, the result is a three-fold increase in lifespan.

Spreading vane sets
TS 1 = 15 m – max. 24 m
TS 2 = 21 m – max. 36 m
TS 3 = 24 m – max. 54 m

Optimised spread pattern

ZA-TS Streubild

Normal spreading
Via the adjustment of the delivery system, the feed-on point of the spreading material on to the spreading disc is changed and thus the spreading width and the lateral distribution are controlled. In addition, the working width can be set even more individually by changing the disc speed.

Three-dimensional spread pattern
The spreading unit has been developed using three-dimensional spread patterns so that a perfect lateral distribution of up to 54 m working widths is achieved. The large overlap zones ensure a perfect spread pattern and are significantly more consistent with regard to any the external influences such as a side wind, change in topography, humidity and changing fertiliser qualities.

Non-sensitive spread pattern via the multi-sectional spread fan

ZA-TS Multi-Streufächer

The specific shape and angling of the spreading vanes result in a multi-spread fan from the TS spreader unit. This means that the long and short spreading vanes do not influence the spread pattern to either side and an optimum trajectory is maintained.

AutoTS – comfortable and precise: Lateral distribution right up to the field’s border

ZA-TS AutoTS

The disc-integrated AutoTS border spreading system enables the activation of the different border spreading procedures – side, border or watercourse spreading – comfortably via the Terminal in the tractor cab, irrespective of which side.

AutoTS - the ingenious principle

ZA-TS: Funktionsprinzip AutoTS

A setting motor twists the delivery vane forwards by approximately 10 ° so that, when border or watercourse spreading, the fertiliser is delivered via the shorter border spreading vanes. Due to the combination of disc speed and shorter vane, the fertiliser is thrown over a significant shorter distance without affecting it mechanically.

1) AutoTS – adjustment for normal spreading
2) AutoTS – adjustment of the delivery vane for boundary spreading

Increased yield on the border thanks to AutoTS and ClickTS

ZG-TS AutoTS

The AutoTS border spreading system provides the user with a very reliably steep border spread pattern and thus optimum growing conditions near to the field edge. Compared to other border spreading systems, a significant increase in yield is possible.

The AutoTS spreading system makes use of an automated rate reduction when boundary spreading with the spread rate setting in freely-selectable percentage steps. As the two spreading discs can be operated independently from one another, the change to one or both sides can be adjusted.

1) AutoTS border spreading system (green line)
Due to the shorter spreading vane, the fertiliser is limited in its spreading width.

Conventional border spreading systems (red line)
The mechanical deflection of the fertiliser causes damage to the granules which then drop next to the tramline.

2) AutoTS border spreading system (green line)
The fertiliser is undamaged and optimally distributed right up to the field border.

Conventional border spreading systems (red line)
This amount of damaged fertiliser is then missing from the border area resulting in under-fertilisation.

3) AutoTS border spreading system (green line)
Due to the reduced throwing speed of the fertiliser, only a few granules fall beyond the field edge.

Conventional border spreading systems (red line)
Not all the fertiliser granules are mechanically deflected so that some are clearly spread beyond the field’s border

SafetySet – integrated as standard: More safety for both people and machine

ZG-TS SafetySet

As with all equipment from AMAZONE, the ZG-TS has a very high level of base equipment to ensure the safety requirements are fulfilled correctly. The lighting system with its state of the art technology (LED lights) ensures safe road transport and is, in addition, long-lasting and robust.

Benefits of SafetySet

ZG-TS SafetySet

• More safety in road traffic thanks to over-dimensioned axles and brakes
• Twin-circuit air braking system or hydraulic brakes, both with parking brakes
• In conjunction with the electronic braking system (EBS) the ZG-TS is, as standard, equipped with an ABS system (anti-lock system)
• Safely accessed via the retractable ladder
• Bright lighting systems
• Spacious platform and safe access to the hopper
• Mudguards
• Hand wash tank

The transport boxes – practical and spacious

ZG-TS Transport-Boxen

Well integrated and within reach, for example, the mobile and digital EasyCheck test set has its place. The very large storage compartments provide the possibility to transport additional spreading vane sets and other tools.

Linkage – couple up and go!

ZG-TS Anhängung

Make the choice that suits your tractor! The drawbar and coupling system are freely combinable. Decide between a towing eye, a K80 ball coupling, a ring coupling or a pivoting ring coupling and select between a drawbar hitch coupling and the classic drawbar coupling!

1) Clevis type coupling with towing eye
2) Hitch coupling with K80 ball coupling

Hydraulic parking jack – quick coupling and uncoupling

ZG-TS Hydraulischer Stützfuß

To enable the coupling and uncoupling of the ZG-TS with as much ease and speed as possible, the ZG-TS trailed spreaders feature, as standard, a hydraulic parking jack. To maintain the high ground clearance, the stand, when folded away practically disappears entirely into the frame.

Hand wash tank

ZG-TS Handwaschtank

As standard, on the left hand side of the machine, a hand wash tank is integrated in the machine so that, even after an interruption, you can wash your hands before continuing to work.

ISOBUS – Machine actuation in the digital age

One language, many benefits!
With every ISOBUS-compatible machine, AMAZONE offers state-of-the-art technology from the digital future with virtually unlimited possibilities. To what extent you make use of that potential lies solely in your own hands. It doesn’t matter whether for this purpose you utilise an operator terminal from AMAZONE or use an existing ISOBUS terminal. ISOBUS is a worldwide recognised communication standard between, on the one hand, operator terminal, tractor and connected implements and, on the other hand, agricultural office software.

Operation with any ISOBUS terminal

Which means that ISOBUS enables you to take control of all your ISOBUS compatible equipment. You just connect the machine with the relevant ISOBUS terminal and immediately the normal operator interface is displayed on the monitor screen in your tractor cab.

Benefits of ISOBUS:
• This worldwide standard provides a uniform interface and data exchange formats that ensure the compatibility even with third party manufacturers
• Plug and Play between machine, tractor and additional ISOBUS implements

AMAZONE – more than just ISOBUS: Improved control, more yield! Precision Farming 4.0

ISOBUS Terminals

Our competence in electronics:
To increase the operational comfort, AMAZONE implements and operator terminals feature a function scope beyond ISOBUS standards.

The benefits of more than just ISOBUS:
• Highest compatibility and safety functionality of your ISOBUS equipment
• No additional modules on the machine side. All ISOBUS machinery from AMAZONE is already equipped as standard with the necessary ISOBUS functions
• MiniView display with all AMAZONE terminals and additional ISOBUS terminals. See, for instance, the machine data in the GPS view
• The possibility using the tractor terminal or in a twin terminal solution to separate the functionalities of tractor and connected implement
• Unique operation concept. Freely-configurable displays and individual user interfaces in the operator terminal
• Up to 3 user profiles are possible. Establish for every driver or operation an individual user profile!
• Freely-configurable machine operation as, for instance, the folding procedure of the booms of your AMAZONE crop protection sprayer
• Intelligent tractor-ECU function evaluation. Automatic motion sequence detection depending on the ISOBUS tractor, such as, for example the automatic switching on of the work lights or the locking of a steering axle when reversing.
• Integrated TaskController data logger. As a matter of principle, every ISOBUS telemetry solution is possible (for example, TONI telemetry from CLAAS).
• Freely-configurable part-width sections

Easy and comfortable!

Variable Mengenausbringung

Especially in operation, no matter whether via an operator terminal from AMAZONE or with your tractor terminal, one can experience how practically-oriented the machine software has been developed. In this way, for instance, a simple and clear division of the field menu and the setting menu provides a very easy and intuitive operation. Understandable operational symbols ensure clearness and a safe functionality.

Spreader Application Centre: Exemplary advice – for more than 25 years

ZA-TS Streuhalle

With the Spreader Application Centre, AMAZONE offer even better customer service. In addition to the already well-established fertiliser laboratory and spreading hall, the Spreader Application Centre now also includes the areas of “Test and Training”, “Data management” and the relevant “Knowledge transfer”.

The two last areas are accompanied by a reorganisation that caters for the increasing globalisation and digitalisation of agriculture. The aim of the Spreader Application Centre is to offer to the customer an even better service with regard to fertiliser application.

FertiliserService – Only when properly spread is your fertiliser worth its weight in gold

ZA-TS Duengeservice

The AMAZONE FertiliserService closely cooperates with well-known manufacturers of spreading material – worldwide to be able to make available to you the best setting values as quickly as possible. AMAZONE is the name for precise spreading charts, worldwide.

The FertiliserService works beyond limits. Because no matter whether your fertiliser spreader is 5 or 50 years old, we are always by your side with competent and reliable assistance.

You can contact us via:
- Internet: www.amazone.de
- E-Mail: duengeservice@amazone.de
- Telefon: +49 (0)5405 501-111
- WhatsApp: +49 (0)175-488 9573

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AMAZONE "SmartLearning" – the new way of driver training via a PC

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Via the Internet "SmartLearning" portal, AMAZONE has extended its service offering on its homepage www.amazone.de/smartlearning with a very useful function. "SmartLearning" offers interactive driver training, which enables the driver to practice the operation of complex machinery on his own, both online and offline, via a PC or tablet. The new service offers drivers the possibility to get acquainted with a new machine prior to its initial operation. However, experienced drivers can also refresh their knowledge enabling them to utilise better still the full potential of their machinery.