2 methods for the optimum metering of mineral fertiliser

AMAZONE offers two options for optimum metering with the manual single shutter, which can be used as a low application rate slide for lime, or the electric double shutter for mineral fertiliser. In the simplest equipment level, the single shutter enables forward-speed related rate control.

The intelligent interaction of the floor belt speed and electric double shutter enables quick and precise regulation. As a result, side-independent metering is possible when using application maps or part-width section control.

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Single shutter

Advantages of the single shutter 

  • Simple and easiest equipment level 
  • Forward-speed dependent application rate control 
  • Easy calibration

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Electric double shutter
Advantages of the electric double shutter 

  • Precise regulation thanks to the intelligent interaction of floor belt and double shutter 
  • Side-independent metering when using application maps and part-width section control 
  • Automatic part-width section control with up to 16 part-width sections in conjunction with the electric delivery system

Spread pattern simulator

The spread pattern simulator gives an intuitive introduction to how a fertiliser spreader works. Optimal settings for a variety of combinations of fertilisers and working widths can be clearly displayed and the influence that wind and fertiliser quality have also shown. Try it for yourself…