New Product: Sunflower SF6830NT Rotary Finisher

Published online: Aug 28, 2017 New Products
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Sunflower, the leading seeding and tillage line from AGCO Corporation, introduces the SF6830 Series high-speed rotary finisher in a convenient narrow-transport version. The revolutionary SF6830 high-speed rotary finisher allows producers to complete multiple tillage tasks to prepare a seedbed in one efficient pass. Available in two models, SF6830-18NT (17 feet, 8 inches) and SF6830-21NT (21 feet, 5 inches), both tools transport at the narrow roading width of 9 feet, 10 inches.

Another new feature of the SF6830 Series is the hydraulic leveler gang. The leveler gang is comprised of four wavy center blades, which can be hydraulically adjusted by the operator from zero to 10 degrees. By adjusting the angle at which these blades engage the soil, the operator has more exacting control of the tool and can match soil conditions and ground speed of the implement to achieve a smooth, even seedbed with every pass.

The SF6830 rotary finisher provides operators the high-speed, high-residue-flow capabilities unattainable with traditional shank-equipped finishers and cultivators. The heavy-duty design of the SF6830 Series is completely void of sweeps, combining four types of rolling ground-engaging tools into a three-step process.

Placed behind those blades, the SF6830 high-speed finisher has sealed, service-free disc gang reels that turn at twice the speed of the disc blades. The fast rotation of the gang reels aggressively breaks up clods and root crowns, while limiting excess lateral movement of the soil. This prevents the soil ridging that normally results with single-gang tillage tools. Wavy coulter blades are positioned in a gang behind the blades and reels to continue sizing crop residue and to break up the soil, providing a good environment for root development.

Because all the ground-engaging tools utilized in the SF6830 finishers are of the rolling type, the possibility of the unit plugging is virtually eliminated.

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