April 2017

April 18, 2017 8:29 AM

John Deere Horst celebrates 1000th self-propelled sprayer

The Gold Key for the 1000th self-propelled sprayer was handed over by Horst factory manager Matthias Steiner to Czech customers Miloslav and Zdenek Lukas. The John Deere Horst factory in the Netherlands has produced its 1000th self-propelled sprayer, a 4000-litre capacity R4040i. This special landmark machine was handed over to […]

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April 10, 2017 9:56 AM

New features added to DynaJet Flex nozzle system

  Several new features have been added to the DynaJet Flex nozzle control system. New, higher frequency, 20-Hz solenoid operation ensures thorough spray coverage across a wide range of operating conditions, double the frequency of the previous generation system. Additionally, dual nozzle, high-flow capability significantly expands the overall ground speed […]

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April 4, 2017 9:58 AM

Chafer launch Interceptor Self Propelled Sprayer

Sprayer manufacturer Chafer has launched a new Chafer Interceptor powered by a fuel efficient, quiet 215 hp, 6 cylinder Deutz engine. A Bosch Rexroth hydrostatic drive train transmits engine power to the ground and offers all the benefits of a CVT transmission, which Chafer claim gives precise, infinitely variable control […]

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April 3, 2017 8:29 AM

Michelin tyres expected to outlast Unimog sprayer’s first life in service

Ayrshire-based farmer and contractor James L Welsh & Sons has reported outstanding longevity from Michelin SprayBib and XeoBib tyres specified for its Unimog sprayer – with the five-year-old sets of tyres predicted to outlast the machine’s first full life in service. The hard-working ex-demonstrator Mercedes-Benz Unimog U400 was supplied by […]

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