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Planting technology - Belt planter | GB 230
2-row, 3 t hopper, ideal for bed planting
The belt planter is the right choice to plant non calibrated seed potatoes, various sizes or longish varieties. Higher drive speed is possible with appropriate sizes as with a cup planter. The GB 230 is designed for both, conventional planting and for planting in beds. Fertiliser box, chemicals equipment and GRIMME Flow-Board are available as an option. All main settings are comfortable adaptable during operation via the operator terminal. A video system is available to control the machine functions.
Planting in beds
Flow-Board for even covering of the planted tubers
Perfectly adapted for every tractor
For optimum adaptation to the tractor, the drawbar can be telescoped mechanically.
Driving speed of up to 10 kmph realize a high output, depending on the crop size and variety, planting distance, machine equipment and soil conditions
Agility and manoeuvrability
Steerable wheels offer advantages at the headlands and on slopes
- Working speed of up to 10 kmph realize a high output, depending on the tuber size and variety, planting distance and soil conditions.
- The tuber spacing and the number of tubers per hectare can be adjusted from the operator terminal.
- Fewer seed potatoes are required with the automatic row shut-off of the planting elements with Section Control.
- For a precise singling of seed potatoes on slopes, the planting element can be levelled +/- 7° in relation to driving direction.
- Uniform growing through constant soil covering of the tubers via hydraulic depth control of the furrow opener and automatic shaping board steering.
- The approved GRIMME tank system allows the application of liquid chemicals as well as of furrow treatments and supports the driver with several comfort functions.
- Efficient and resource-saving use of fertiliser through application directly when planting with the GRIMME fertiliser box.
- Simultaneous application of liquid chemicals and granulates for an optimal start of the vegetation.
- The GRIMME Flow-Board creates an accurately centered tuber placing in beds even at slopes.
- For a centre tuber placing in ridges the hydraulic steering axle (option) minimizes the slope drift .
You'll find all the information about the standard features of the machine here.
- 2 planting elements, hydraulically driven
- Crop separator above planting belt
- 2 separate operated, hydraulically driven feeding belts
- Infinitely planting distance adjustment
- Hydraulically driven oscillator in the planting element
- Row width 75 cm
- 1 twin-feeler wheel 16 x 6.50 - 8 AS for parallelogram
- Covering discs
- Mechanical telescope drawbar incl. hydraulic jack stand
- Tractor attachment with drawbar eye or hitch
- Chassis with 2 running wheels
- 9.5 - 24 AS wheels
- Tipping hopper capacity 3000 kg
- Hydraulic block
- Main electronic MDA
- VC 50 operator terminal to operate all hydraulic functions, including:
- Miss indicator
- Hectare meter
- Field start / end function
- Potato counter via ultra sonic sensors
|Length without / with front frame||5700 / 6443 mm|
|Length with cage roller without / with front frame||6890 / 7633 mm|
|Width at 75 cm row width without / with front frame||2290 / 2355 mm|
|Filling height||2580 mm|
|Support length without / with front frame||5382 / 6125 mm|
|Overlapping length at the rear side||580 mm|
|Overlapping length at the rear with cage roller||1456 mm|
|Empty weight with basic configuration||3000 kg|
|Number of rows||2|
|Row width||70 - 91,4 cm|
|Drawbar eye / low hitch||x|
|Low hitch ball bearing (K 80)||x|
|Tipping hopper capacity||3000 kg|
|Chassis and engine|
|Transport speed||25 km/h|
|Engine power (min.)||60 kW|
|Oil flow||50 l/min|
|Required control valves (double acting)||1|