Norfolk-based importer Terrington Machinery has broadened its vary of tined weeders with the arrival of Einbock’s new Aerostar-Fusion.
Though nonetheless in prototype type, the implement is anticipated to garner eager curiosity from natural growers of maize, cereals, potatoes and veg crops on the lookout for a software to knock out weeds by means of the primary half of the rising season.
Central to the design is a hydraulic ram that pivots the mounting rails to make the motion of the tines roughly aggressive – from a lightweight tickle to a comparatively aggressive 6kg of downforce, which Terrington reckons ought to be sufficient to break by means of the crust of dry floor.
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The 7mm-diameter, 530mm-lengthy tines are individually spring loaded and have a hooked finish that faces ahead to chunk into the topsoil and chip out small weed crops.