New universal catch crop seeder box with 500 l tank capacity

CatrosXL8003-2TX_GD501_d0_kw_P7087716_d1_190814_p50
New universal catch crop seeder box with 500 l tank capacity

AMAZONE will introduce the GreenDrill, the first in-house-developed, universal catch crop seeder box, at Agritechnica 2019. The GreenDrill 501, with 500 l hopper capacity, is suitable for sowing catch crops, fine seeds, undersown crops and spreading fertiliser in combination with the trailed AMAZONE soil tillage range or the Cirrus trailed drill combination.

The seed hopper
The hopper of the GreenDrill 501 can hold 500 litres of seed. The hopper is made of plastic and can easily be accessed using steps and a platform. The GreenDrill has a hopper opening for rapid seed filling. The screw lock protects the seed against dust and moisture. The lid is attached to the hopper by a strap to prevent it from sliding away when it is open. The seed hopper has a fill level sensor that can be mounted in two positions. The bottom section of the hopper contains a protective sieve in order to protect the hopper from foreign bodies.

Accurate electrical metering
The metering of the seed is carried out by an electrically-driven metering unit below the seed hopper. Different metering rollers are available for different seed types. These rollers can be interchanged quickly and easily. The electric drive facilitates easy setting of the seed rate using the terminal in the tractor cab. Alternatively, the electric drive can also be controlled fully automatically using application maps. It is furthermore possible to calibrate the system at the push of a button and to do pre-metering in field corners.

The machine can be calibrated either using the terminal, a calibration button or the mySeeder App on a smartphone.

Options for the blower fan drive
If the GreenDrill 501 is mounted on a Cirrus trailed drill combination, no separate blower fan is required. The air flow from the hydraulic fan drive from the Cirrus is, in this case, used for seed delivery.

If the machine is mounted on a trailed soil tillage machine such as the Catros compact disc harrow, the GreenDrill 501 will have its own hydraulic blower fan to transport the seed from the metering unit via the distribution head to the sowing coulters or the baffle plates.

New accurate distribution
The segmented distribution head, familiar from the AMAZONE seed drill range is the basis for an accurate distribution of the seeds over the seed rows. This is available in different sizes and equipment levels, so that 16 to 48 outlets can be supplied, as required. This distributor head can also be used for tramline control.

The seed is transferred from the distribution head to the baffle plates, which ensure an optimal lateral distribution across the whole working width. The combination with the Cirrus facilitates the under-sowing of crops via baffle plates as well as the opportunity of an option for moving additional seed from the GreenDrill into the sowing coulter.

Machine control via ISOBUS
Machine control of the GreenDrill 501 can be achieved in various different ways, depending on the machine onto which it is mounted. For example, if the GreenDrill 501 is mounted on a Cirrus, it is an “ISOBUS participant” and, as such, is fully integrated into the electronic system of the Cirrus. The GreenDrill is shown in the controls of the machine operating section of the terminal as a second or third seed hopper with metering unit. If the GreenDrill is mounted on a soil tillage unit, it gets its own ISOBUS job computer and can be operated either through the ISOBUS terminal on the tractor or, for example, the AmaTron 4 ISOBUS terminal.

Catros XL 8003-2TX mit GreenDrill 501

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