Next Generation Spartan
The SpartanII range is the next generation of Spartans incorporating new and improved features further increasing the productivity and versatility of this well-proven direct drilling solution.
Initially available in working widths of 6-meters (SpartanII 607) and 9-meters (SpartanII 907), these models will be joined by 8-meter, 10-meter and 12-meter variants to complete an extensive and versatile range offering a choice of 150mm or 187mm row spacings.
The latest Spartans feature Great Plains’ innovative zonal cultivation and seeding technology. At its heart is the patented Great Plains Turbo Coulter, which meets the need for minimal disturbance and operation in heavy residue.
Each Turbo Coulter is in line with the trailing double disc 07 Series opener, creating a mini-seedbed in a 10-50mm strip of soil where the seeds will actually be planted, providing every row with equal conditions.
GROUND CONTOUR FOLLOWING
The Spartan openers can flex up 12.5cm and down 7.5cm. They are mounted to a unique frame. The wings of the frame can flex down as much as 15 degrees and up over 20 degrees.
This technology ensures that every seed sown is placed at the optimum depth in an ideal environment to facilitate consistently even germination and it is an integral part of the specification of our widely acclaimed and highly successful direct drills.
The second generation Spartans replace a mechanical variable-rate drive with a variable-rate hydraulic drive to allow population adjustments from the cab, as well as variable rate mapping.
The Spartan II has a new tower system designed to further enhance seed distribution across the full width of the drill. Small improvements have made a big difference. For example, primary and secondary hose diameters have been increased by at least 20% for improved seed distribution and air-flow. The risk of spillages around headland turns is greatly reduced thanks to significantly shortened hose lengths from meter to tower and a faster variable rate shut-off from the cab.
Small Seed Crops
The Spartan also has capabilities to establish small seed crops. An optional small seeds roller is available for cover crop applications, oilseed rape, clovers and other small seeds.
Press Wheel Scraper and Following Tine
An optional following harrow and press wheel scraper is available for the single and center rib press wheels.
Larger Spartan II drills - from the 8-meter 807 to the 12-meter 1207 models - come with a high capacity 254mm diameter auger. Featuring wireless remote control, filling the hoppers and unloading from the rear hopper is a quick and easy operation for a single person.
DrillCommand software is used with all Great Plains Drills and their components. With superior performance and reliability, DrillCommand regulates, monitors and controls the drill and all its assemblies so the machine starts, runs, resumes, and shuts down faster and easier. Built-in diagnostic tools allow users to troubleshoot any machine issue from the comfort of the cab. DrillCommand also offers extreme flexibility, including many customizable configurations, precise hopper control, and the ability to drill multiple seed variations.
|MODEL||SPARTAN II 907|
|OPENERS-ROW SPACINGS||190 or 150mm|
|NUMBER OF ROWS||48 or 60|
|HP REQUIREMENTS (min)||250|
|WEIGHT (approx.)||14,130 - 15,000 kg|
|OPENER SERIES||07 Series|
|OPENER DOWN PRESSURE||80 - 110kg|
|COULTER DOWN PRESSURE||(variable) 180-250kg|
|HOPPER CAPACITY||2 - 3000L|
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