Feb 13, 2019Dewulf unveils first mounted three-row belt planter
Dewulf will introduce the mounted variant of the Structural 30 for the first time at the SIMA ’19 agricultural trade show in Paris.
With the introduction of this machine, the manufacturer brings to market the world’s first mounted three-row belt planter. This variant adds depth control to the existing Structural 30 planter. The recently launched RA3060 Essential and SC 300, along with several other machines, will also be on display at Dewulf’s stand in Paris from Feb. 24-28.
The mounted Structural 30 plants three rows in a bed as standard. The unveiling of this planter comes little more than a year after the launch of the trailed variant in late 2017. A unique aspect of the mounted planter is its automatic depth control via an ultrasonic sensor, which is insusceptible to track formation and is infinitely adjustable via the control terminal in the tractor cabin. This guarantees depth control with extremely close precision, so the seed potatoes can always grow optimally. The mounted variant is also exceptionally maneuverable, making it ideal for planting fields with smaller headlands, according to Dewulf.
The planter also features the “Wave Belt” concept, which is unique to the Structural 30. This undulating belt bed makes planting on hilly terrain simpler and more relaxed for the driver. Using the Structural belt bed planting system, the machine also combines planting precision with a high driving speed, up to 12 km/h (7.46 mph).