NC Shoe-Type Planter

The NC shoe-type planter is a uniquely simple design with the precision of the patented Monosem vacuum metering system, which provides economical, trouble-free planting with low maintenance. The NC row unit is designed to fit on a 5×5 toolbar to keep the planter light and capable of being carried by a small hp tractor. The NC planter provides a low drop point allowing for a shorter distance for the seed to travel from the meter to the soil. The single wheel in the back provides the depth control.

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1. Parallel Linkage

The heavy-duty parallel linkage with its long travel is mounted on replaceable bushings.

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2. Safety Clutch

Each metering unit is equipped with an audible safety clutch system with automatic clutching for optimal protection of the metering system.

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3. Down Pressure Spring

Two depth control springs enable the stabilizing of the unit.

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4. Shoe

Planting with shoe (maize shoe) with interchangeable tip.

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5. Depth Control

The working depth adjustment with crank adjuster and reference index is very simple and precise.

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6. Clod Remover

The clod remover, adjustable in height, is delivered as standard equipment on the NC Classic metering units.

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7. Hopper

Heavy-duty plastic hopper with a 40-liter capacity as standard.

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8. Hiller

The NC units are fitted with hillers between the shoe and the rear wheels as standard equipment for closing the furrow.

 


 

Optional Equipment

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Double Disc Openers

A double disc can be fitted on to the NC unit in order to improve furrow opening (planting in less well prepared soils).