New Products Coming to the National Farm Machinery Show, Part 2
Feb 10, 2011
<b>Ramp and bevel door from Jet Co.</b>
Jet Company has added a patented Ramp and Bevel Door design to its line of grain trailers. The new design uses the weight of the load to help open the trailer door. The load initiates the movement of the door down the ramp at the end of the frame. As the load flows through the door opening, it pushes against the beveled edge on the leading edge of the door to help the door move easily. The door rides on self-cleaning, self-lubricating, low-maintenance poly rollers and is tightly sealed to prevent leaks.
Learn more at <a href="http://www.jetcompany.com">www. jetcompany.com</a></p>
<b> Westendorf Snap-Attach remote-control quick coupler
The Westendorf Snap-Attach remote-control coupler is activated with an electrohydraulic control button conveniently located in the cab. Operators can change attachments entirely from the tractor seat. Regulated by small, internal cylinders, the plungers are secured with hydraulic pressure. This user-friendly solution does not require added hoses or third-function additions to the tractor. The remote-control coupler will retrofit to all existing Westendorf attachments and is included free on all Freedom Mount series loaders.
<a href="http://www.loaders.com/freedom">www. loaders.com/freedom</a></p>
<b>Bush Hog boom mowers</b>
Bush Hog introduces four new 3-pt.-mounted boom mowers: an innovative PT5 model for lighter pruning needs, along with three conventional boom mowers — the RMB1445, RMB1660 and RMB1865. The PT5 model is a completely hydraulically driven unit that fits tractors as small as 15 hp. This unit only requires one set of tractor hydraulic outlets and approximately 3.5 gal./min. of flow to power the unit.
The RMB series boom mower models range in cutting reach from 14 ft. 1 in. to 18 ft. 1 in. These models are available with either flail heads or sickle bar cutters. The RMB1445 fits tractors as small as 45 hp that weigh a minimum of 4,450 lbs. The largest of the three models, the RMB1865, requires only a 65-hp tractor weighing at least 7,700 lbs.
For more information, visit <a href="http://www.bushhog.com">www. bushhog.com</a></p>
<b>Commercial HyReach Tree Clipper</b>
The Commercial HyReach Tree Clipper from Precision Manufacturing is built to withstand commercial and rental use. The clipper head is made of 5/8-in. steel, while the rotor is built stronger with extra gussets and additional bracing. The wiring harness has been replaced with a wireless remote. The clipper can be moved easily from one piece of equipment to another without rerouting wires.
Visit <a href="http://www.precisionmfg.com ">www.precisionmfg.com</a></p>
for more details.
<b>Connected Farm from Farm Works</b>
Connected Farm from Farm Works Software provides wireless data transfer between the field and office, creating a link between a handheld device, vehicle display and desktop computer. Data transfer can include information such as planned and completed jobs, guidance lines, soil sampling and scouting maps, application maps, yield maps and variable-rate prescription maps. Connected Farm eliminates the use of memory cards and storage devices for linking the field to the office.
To learn more, call 800/225-2848 or visit <a href="http://www.farmworks.com">www.farmworks.com</a></p>
<b>Avery Weigh-Tronix touch-screen scale indicator</b>
Central City Scale’s Avery Weigh-Tronix model 3060 touch-screen indicator has been certified as the first agricultural touch-screen scale indicator, providing legal-for-trade measurements for standard weighing applications. Program the M3060 using emerging agricultural software programs, which are sold separately, for use with grain carts, animal weighing (RFID), seed tenders, manure spreading, TMR mixers, feed batching, feed management and herd management. A 7-in., backlit, multi-colored touch screen helps deliver exceptional readability in full sunlight. A cast aluminum and polycarbonate enclosure ensures that the indicator will withstand tough environmental conditions.
For more information, call Central City Scale at 308/946-3591 or visit <a href="http://www.ccscales.com">www.ccscales.com</a></p>
<b>Champion Advantage compressors</b>
The Champion Advantage Series offers a complete line of compressed air packages that meet any application. These compressors range from 5 to 25 hp with 16.5 to 90.1 cfm at 175 psi. Champion Advantage units are available in simplex and duplex configurations. An alternator is included on duplex units. Each compressor comes with a magnetic starter, vibration isolators, automatic tank drain, low-oil level switch, and an air-cooled aftercooler. All Champion Advantage Series compressors are covered by a five-year warranty.
For more information, call 800/232-0865 or visit <a href="http://www.championpneumatic.com">www. championpneumatic.com</a></p>
<b>Simcro vaccination syringes</b>
Simcro syringes promote safety and cut the risk of accidental self-injection while helping to prevent spilling or delivery of inaccurate doses of vaccine. The syringes come in two distinct types: STF and STV. With the STF style, the operator pushes an F-shaped handle in order to inject the animal. The STV models are pistol-style injectors; the operator squeezes a V-shaped handle for injection. Both models are durable, easy to clean, and come in a variety of sizes.
For more information, visit Livestock Concepts at Booth 918 in South Wing B at the National Farm Machinery Show, or visit <a href="http://www.livestockconcepts.com">www.livestockconcepts.com</a></p>
<b>Planter Pro from Ag Focus</b>
Planter Pro from Ag Focus automatically adjusts row cleaners for better residue clearing during planting. Planter Pro is attached to the faceplate or mounting area of the planter unit. Residue is first cut by a coulter and then swept aside by a pair of row cleaners positioned just ahead of the gauge wheels. These wheels are pulled with independent suspension. Row cleaners follow the soil terrain with spring-coil tension on each pivoting arm.
Planter Pro is designed for use with John Deere, Kinze and Case IH 1200 series planters. For more information, visit Booth 401I in the North Wing at the show. Or contact Ag Focus at 309/365-2771 or <a href="http://www.agfocus.com">www.agfocus.com</a></p>
<b>AgriWave remote machine management system</b>
AgriWave by GVM Ag-Junction is a new cutting-edge remote machine-management system. It is designed for all brands of application and fertilizer equipment and helps users monitor critical system functions, such as engine, transmission, electrical, hydraulic and controller (ViperPro) functions, remotely, thus helping to reduce downtime. AgriWave allows users to wirelessly send map files to the machine and as-applied logs back to the system. A user can keep online maintenance logs and conduct vehicle tracking, with one-minute updates. In addition to viewing machine position and other data, users can troubleshoot by remotely dialing into the machine.
AgriWave will come as a standard feature in all E350 Prowlers and will be a factory-installed option on 2011 9275 Prowlers and 8275 Predators. AgriWave also can be retrofitted to older versions of the 9275 Prowlers and 8275 Predators with Tier III engines. A kit is available for RoGators and TerraGators, with kits in development for all application equipment.
Visit <a href="http://www.gvminc.com">www.gvminc.com</a></p>
for more information.