Case IH Farm 2160 Front-Fold 36Row 30

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  • Factory-integrated Case IH and Precision Planting® technology customized to your farm’s soil types, terrain, fertilizer and chemical application needs, and crop residue management practices
  • Low-maintenance, electrically driven metering system delivers accurate and consistent seed singulation, population and in-row spacing
  • Industry’s only flat- bottom seed trench provides proper depth and more consistent seed placement, while improving seed-to-soil contact


  • Rugged row unit built for unrivaled accuracyand dependability — from 4 mph to 10 mph*
  • Heavy-duty cast components stand up to increasedspeeds and tough, fast changing-conditions
  • 26-inch toolbar clearance, plus a 60 percent increase in vertical row unit travel to accommodate rapid terrain changes


  • Steerable Rowtrac Carrier System provides 65 percent increased flotation and a smoother toolbar ride for reduced compaction in wet spring conditions
  • Reduced maintenance and tool-free crop changes and adjustments keep you in the field to cover more acres with greater speed and efficiency
  • Automatic and in-cab adjustments help you quickly adapt to unique field conditions for optimal performance


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Model 2160 Front-Fold 36Row 30
Configuration Summary  
Number of rows 36
Row spacings, in (mm) 30 (762)
Bulk-Fill or Individual Row Hoppers Two Bulk-Fill Hoppers
Hookup to tractor, Mounted, Semi-mounted, Trailing Trailing
Method of folding for transport Front Fold
Hoppers and/or Tanks  
Standard hopper capacity, per hopper, bu (L) Two @ 60 (2114) each
Optional hopper arrangement No option
Optional hopper capacity, per hopper, bu (L) No option
Dry Fertilizer capacity, lb (kg) No option
Liquid Fertilizer capacity, gal (L) One 600 (2271) optional
Granular chemical capacity, lb (kg) Optional AMVAC SmartBox w/in-furrow delivery
Row Units  
Metering device, first option Precision Planting vSet 2 vacuum meter
Metering device, second option Precision Planting vSet 2 w/SpeedTube (ASD)
Metering device, third option No option
Furrow-forming device 15" (381) offset discs
Seed Delivery, meter to furrow Gravity drop tube w/sensor
Alternate Seed Delivery, meter to furrow Precision Planting SpeedTube flighted belt (ASD)
Depth gauging system Adjustable T-handle, 1/4" or 1/8" increments
Closing system 9" (228) Inverted discs and press wheel
Standard down force method Adjustable air-down, controlled by AFS Pro 700
Optional down force method Precision Planting DeltaForce, hydraulic, row by row
Seed and Fertilizer Drives  
Standard seed drive Precision Planting vDrive electric motor, each row
Optional seed drive Additional vDrive motor for SpeedTube flighted belt
Dry fertilizer drive No option
Liquid fertilizer drive Centrifugal pump
Fertilizer openers  
Liquid fertilizer openers In-furrow optional, ahead of closing discs
Dry fertilizer openers No option
Tillage Attachments  
Disc furrowers No option; see Furrow-forming device
Residue tine wheels, Row cleaners Fixed, floating or Precision Planting Clean Sweep air cyl.
Coulter only No option
Coulter and residue tine wheels combination No option
Planter Monitors  
First monitor available AFS Pro 700
Second monitor available No option
Number of frame sections 5
Frame rigid or flexible Flex, +/- 15 Inner wing, +/- 20 Outer wing
Frame Attachments  
Markers, standard or optional Optional
Rear trailer hitch No option
Main frame tire size 500/45 R20 or steerable Rowtrac 24" wide
Wing frame tire size 380/55 R16.5
Dimensions and Weights  
Planting width, ft-in, (m) 90' (27.4)
Transport width, ft-in (m) 15' 4" (4.7)
Transport height, ft-in (m) 12' 3" (3.7)
Transport length, ft-in (m) 56' 5" (17.2)
Basic weight, empty, lb (kg) 44,560 (20212) preliminary
Weight, empty, with fertilizer tanks, lb (kg) 45,800 (20775) preliminary
Tractor power and hydraulics  
Power needed, minimum, hp (kW) 380 to 620 (283 to 462)
Drawbar/Hitch requirement Drawbar Category 4
Minimum hydraulic flow, gpm (Lpm) High flow or twin-flow
Maximum hydraulic flow, gpm (Lpm) Varies with configuration, speed, soil, etc.
PTO driven pump or Power Beyond 40 gpm PTO pump optional, on planter
Number of remote hydraulic circuits 3 w/PTO pump; 5 direct drive
Sales Literature  
Literature number CIH01241701
Literature date 1/1/2017
Secondary Literature  
Secondary Literature Number PL-3103-17
Secondary Literature Date 2/1/2017
Entry Date  
Manufacturing Status Current
First Entry Date 3/14/2017
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