Farm Machinery ::Weeding and Intercultural Implements
Power Rotary Weeder
For mechanical control of weeds in crops such as sugarcane, tapioca, cotton and orchards.
ii. Power requirement
8.38 hp Diesel engine
iii. Overall dimensions
2400 x 1750 x 1100 mm
1 - 1.2 ha per day
A 8.38 hp diesel engine operates the weeder. The engine power is transmitted to ground wheels through V belt-pulley. A tail wheel is provided at the rear to maintain the operating depth. Weeding is done by the rotary weeding attachment. The rotary weeder consists of three rows of discs mounted with 6 numbers of curved blades in opposite directions alternatively in each disc. These blades when rotating enable cutting and mulching the soil. The width of coverage of the rotary tiller is 500 mm and the depth of operation can be adjusted to weed and mulch the soil in the cropped field.
Cost of the unit (approx)
Rs. 100,000 /-
Useful for weeding between rows of crops like tapioca, cotton, sugarcane, maize, tomato and pulses whose rows spacing is more than 45 cm
Attachments like sweep blades, ridger, trailer can be used with the machine.