Granular chemical hopper and drive, Spring tooth incorporator, Granular chemical hopper and drive -17 – Kinze 3140 Stack Fold Planter Rev. 7/14 User Manual
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Row Unit Operation
gRANULAR CHEMICAL HOPPER AND DRIVE
The granular chemical hopper has a 1.4 cubic feet capacity.
Make sure no foreign objects get into hopper when it is being
filled. Replace hopper lids after filling to prevent accumulation
of dirt and moisture.
A metering gate on bottom of hopper regulates the application
rate. See “Dry Insecticide and Dry Herbicide Application Rate
Charts” in this manual. Calibrate using chemical manufacturers’
Granular chemical clutch drive coupler and meter shaft can be
disengaged and engaged by turning throwout knob at rear of
hopper support panel.
Rotate knob ¼ turn counterclockwise to disengage and ¼ turn
clockwise to engage.
Slotted holes in hopper support panel and clutch housing allow
for alignment adjustment between clutch drive coupler and
granular chemical hopper
granular chemical drive release
Spring tooth incorporator smooths soil behind row unit and
incorporates granular chemicals.
Adjust two mounting chains on each spring tooth incorporator
so there is approximately ⅛" slack in chain when unit is
lowered to planting position.
NOTE: Spring tooth incorporator is not compatible with
covering discs/single press wheel option.
SPRINg TOOTH INCORPORATOR
Spring tooth incorporator
Agricultural chemicals can cause death or serious injury to persons,
animals, and plants or seriously damage soil, equipment, or property.
Read and follow all chemical and equipment manufacturers labels