Central fertiliser hopper

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From big bag to the band of applied fertiliser

Short filling times are essential for high area coverage when it comes to precision seeding. In order to match the output of the other components of the Precea-TCC (wide working width, high working speed, large seed hopper), the twin-chamber fertiliser hopper can therefore hold up to 6,000 l of granular fertiliser.

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Precea 6000-TCC with central seed hopper and optional additional seed hopper (8 l capacity), which collects the emptied seed residue when the unit is opened and checked.
The hopper can be conveniently filled in a matter of minutes from a big bag over the side of the machine.

Via a cassette in the metering unit, the fertiliser is transported from the central hopper to the distributor head by an air flow. From here, the fertiliser is delivered to each individual FerTeC twin HD double disc fertiliser coulter, where it is then placed in the soil as under-root fertiliser in a band.

If required, individual row shut-off of the fertiliser can be carried out at the distributor head, which is automated with the individual row switching of the seed. Fertiliser only goes where it is supposed to - for ideal plant growth conditions with savings on input costs.

The fill level indicator can be supplemented by camera monitoring inside the hopper. The hopper's weighing system also enables exact monitoring of the fertiliser application – bringing maximum precision to the entire fertiliser and single seed sowing operation.

The benefits: 

  • Large fertiliser hopper (3,000 or 6,000 l) enables long operating periods without refilling. 
  • Individual row control maximises working efficiency.

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Individual row control of the fertiliser is made possible within the distributor head by the automatic shutting of the diverter flaps. Active fertiliser flow to the FerTeC twin HD double disc fertiliser coulters, fertiliser flow to the switched-off coulter is stopped.

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