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Mounting legs are available for popular planter models that are designed to carry on-board fertilizer systems. Mounting legs are designed to carry optional weigh scales.
* Note: 6-ton capacity is optional. 4-ton capacity is standard. Always consult with your planter manufacturer on frame carrying capacities prior to mounting hoppers.
The Ferti-GO 4S features a 409 stainless steel single compartment hopper, with a standard capacity of 4 Tons. Optional extensions can raise capacity to 6 Tons*. Standard hopper screens allow the product to filter through while keeping rocks and other materials out of the metering system. Bin level sensors are also standard. A roll tarp acts as the hopper's lid and is easily rolled open and unrolled for closure, using the standard crank arm. When the roll tarp is rolled open, the top of the hopper offers a large area of access for filling and makes it easier for tender trucks to reach. A platform and ladder is also standard, for simple and safe hopper access.
Four Section Metering System
In order to make the Ferti-GO 4S easy to unload and clean, it utilizes many of the same features of the ST Series, including snap-in meter rollers, spring-loaded hopper gates, and a full-width meter box clean-out door below the air manifold. The meter rollers are the same, accurate, peg-style rollers used in the ST Series, available in both standard and low rate peg sizes. Meter drive is hydraulic and variable rate ready, with a factory installed PWM valve.
The 4 section metering system is the same reliable metering used in the ST Series, with the capability of turning up to 4 sections on or off based on field requirements. The Ferti-GO 4S comes standard as rate control ready, which allows producers to install a third party rate controller of their choice. An optional ISOBUS control system allows connectivity to any ISOBUS compliant cab console. Mechanical engagement of the meters is achieved via electric clutches; a proven approach that has already seen extensive use on other Salford-Valmar products*.
* Note: May not be compatible when used in conjunction with some planter controllers.
|Ferti-GO 4S Planter Mounted Applicator - 2018|
|Hopper Fertilizer Capacity (Standard)||4 Tons (123 cubic feet)|
|Hopper with Optional High Capacity Sides||6 Tons (185 cubic feet)|
|Hopper Material||409 Stainless Steel, Painted|
|Hopper Shut-Off||Spring Loaded Slide Gates|
|Hopper Cover||Roll Tarp|
|Fan / Air System|
|Impeller||20” Cast Aluminum|
|Max Fan Speed||5900 rpm|
|Fan Motor||12 cc Hydraulic|
|Hydraulic Requirements (Single Fan)||30 GPM @ 2800 psi|
|Hydraulic Requirements (Optional Dual Fan)||42 GPM @ 2800 psi|
|Available Air Outlets||6, 8, 12, 16, 18*, 20, 24
* Airline splitters available for use with 36+ row planters.
|Air System Type||Open Venturi|
|Type||Pegged Meter Roller|
|Meterbox Material||304 Stainless Steel|
|Section Control||4 Section ON/OFF|
|Section Engagement||Electric Clutch|
|Meter Drive||Hydraulic (VR Capable)|
|Metering Output (Single Fan)||Up to 200 lbs / acre @ 6 mph on 24 rows|
|Metering Output (Optional Dual Fan)||Up to 400 lbs / acre @ 6 mph on 24 rows|
|* Metering output ratings based on as tested conditions – factors such as air temperature, humidity, hydraulic oil temperature, and product can affect output. Please ensure your tractor meets the hydraulic requirements listed|