Salford Group 550 S-Tine, two-piece S-tine, and C-shank Cultivators

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Features

Standard Features:

  • Tandem wheels on main frame and wings
  • Adjustable tip pressure to 270 lbs on C-shank models
  • Manual adjustable gauge wheels on primary wing only
  • Category 3 hitch with bolt in adapter or Category 4 hitch
  • Hydraulic self-leveling frame
  • Single point hydraulic depth control
  • Safety chain, SMV sign, safety lights

 

Options:

  • “Land-hugger” floating frame with manual adjust caster wheels (available on 40’ models only)
  • Adjustable tow hitch (one-man hook-up)
  • Hydraulic lines and quick coupler to tow hitch

Specifications

550 Field Cultivators      
Working Width 6-Bar S-Tine & 2 Piece S-Tine models

4.5" Tine spacing with Long Life Cast Point
C-Shank Models 

7" Shank spacing with 7" sweeps
 
  No. of Tines No. of Shanks Horse Power Required per foot of machine
28' (8.53 m) 76 49 140 - 170
30' (9.14 m) 80 51 150 - 180
32' (9.75 m) 86 55 160 - 200
40' (12.19 m) ** 108 69 200 - 240

 

Operation and Application

S-Tine

C-Shank

Operating Depth 1.5" - 4" (0.04 - 0.10 m) 2" - 6" (0.05 - 0.15 m)
Operating Speed 5.5 - 9 mph (8.85 - 14.48 kph) 4.5 - 7 mph (7.24 - 11.27 kph)
% of Residue Bured in one pass 20 - 30 40 - 50
Seed Bed Preparation Excellent Excellent
Primary Tillage Poor Average
Field Leveling Excellent Excellent
Weed Control Excellent Excellent
Incorporation of Chemical/Fertilizer Excellent Excellent
Residue Management Average Good
Surface Compaction Removal Excellent Excellent
Deep Compaction Removal (12"+) N/A N/A
Land Reclamation Poor Average