• YPE-625A

YPE-625A

YPE

Model Numbers

YPE-625A

Product Description

6-Row 3 Meter Transport Pull-Type Yield-Pro® Planter

The widely acclaimed seeding precision, build-quality and reliability of the Great Plains Yield-Pro® Planter is now available to farmers across Western Europe in the shape of the YPE range.

The new YPE-625A planter folds hydraulically laterally and forward, has a transport width of less than 3 metres* and can plant a wide range of row-sown crops.

You can sow 6 single rows with spacing options of 70, 75, 76.2, 80 and 91.4cm spacing. Alternatively, with Great Plains’ innovative Twin-Row arrangement, the YPE range can sow 12 rows with spacings of 75, 76.2, 80 and 91.4cm. The machine is available with fertiliser application as an option. Incorporating a number of field-proven Great Plains technologies, the YPE range delivers an outstanding combination of accurate depth control and output. This results in uniform emergence and higher yields even on difficult and uneven seedbeds or when operating a minimum tillage or direct seeding system.

*3.3m for single and Twin-Row 80cm and 91.4cm models

STANDARD EQUIPMENT
• DICKEY-john® PM300 Monitor
• Ground wheel (mechanical) seed drive
• 25 Series Row Units
     - Air-Pro® Meters
     - 56 litres/row Seed Hopper
     - 205 Triple Lip Seal Bearings
     - 4mm Double Disc Blades
     - Cast Blade Separator with Fertiliser
     - Clear-Shot® Seed Tubes
• Tyres (Single Row) 11.5/80 R15.3
• Tyres (Twin-Row) 215/75 R17.5
• Cat 3 cross-shaft

OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
• Bout markers
• Choice of press wheels
• Hydraulic or air brake options
• Keeton Seed Firmers
• EU Lighting Kit
• Dry fertiliser application with ground wheel (mechanical) drive
• Insecticide application (with Müller control module)

Product Features

25 Series Opener
Yield-Pro® Series 25 Opener

Tough and durable with forged steel parallel linkage arms providing weight and strength, the Great Plains Series 25 Opener is well-proven for its reliability and consistently accurate seed depth control.

Hoppers
Hoppers

Poly seed boxes provide consistent gravity feed to Air-Pro® Meters. Designed for row spacing down to 20cm twin row. Each has a 56 litre capacity per row. Shown here with optional insecticide hopper included.

Fertiliser Hopper
Fertiliser Hopper

A full-width 1800 litre capacity fertiliser hopper allows easy filling with big bags or bulk fill with a loader, reducing filling time and frequency. A foldable loading platform with incorporated ladder provides quick, easy access to the fertiliser hopper.

3M Transport Width

YPE-625A and YPE-825A Planters fold hydraulically laterally and forward. All single and Twin-Row models up to 76.2cm spacing have a transport width of 3 metres. All models in the range have a transport height of 3.6 metres or less.

Airpro® Seed Meter
Airpro® Seed Meter

Plants that emerge days after the rest basically become a weed that robs nutrients and light from good neighbouring plants. This can significantly reduce yield potential. Planter accuracy plays a major role in achieving even emergence. The Air-Pro® Meter is proven to maintain over 99% accuracy at working speeds of 8 to 10 km/hour.

Clearshot Seed Tube®
Clearshot Seed Tube®

Great Plains’ Clear-Shot® Seed Tube provides every seed with a smooth, uninterrupted path to the bottom of the seed trench and maintains unmatched accuracy at faster “dead drop” speeds. Exterior mounted Clear-Shot® sensors see through the translucent seed tube material so there is no sensor to disrupt the seed path. Clear-Shot® has a rounded tip to place the seed in the middle of the trench.

Bee Friendly
Bee Friendly

Great Plains Yield-Pro® utilise a positive air flow system which discharges exhaust directly towards, and in close proximity to, the ground - not “directed away from the ground” and into the atmosphere.

Keeton Seed Firmer®
Keeton Seed Firmer®

Good seed-to-soil contact is vital in getting all plants to germinate at the same time. If a seed is suspended in an air cavity it will not germinate at the same time as seeds in direct contact with the soil. The optional Keeton Seed Firmer® presses the seed into soil.

Product Specifications

MODEL INFO 6-ROW PULL-TYPE
MODELS YPE-625A
TYPE 3-Section Folding
ROW SPACINGS / NO. OF ROW UNITS

70cm / 6 rows

75cm / 6 rows

76.2cm (30") / 6 rows

80cm / 6 rows

91.4cm (36") / 6 rows

TR75cm / 12 rows

TR76.2cm (30") / 12 rows

TR80cm / 12 rows

TR91.4cm (36") / 12 rows

 

TYRE SIZE

11.5/80 R15.3 (Single-Row)

215/75 R17.5 (Twin-Row)

POWER REQUIREMENT 100-150hp
GUIDE WEIGHT 3500-6300kg (estimated depending on specification)
DIMENSIONS

WORKING WIDTH

Up to 4.8 metres
TRANSPORT WIDTH 3.0m on single and twin-row models up to 76.2cm spacing
3.3m on single and twin-row, 80 and 91.4cm models
TRANSPORT CLEARANCE 30cm
TRANSPORT HEIGHT less than 3.6m
OPENER INFO

OPENER SERIES

25 Series
OPENER DOWN PRESSURE 57-113kg
OPENER TRAVEL (UP-DOWN) 254mm (10")
OPENER DEPTH RANGE 0-89mm (0-3.5")
CAPACITIES
FERTILISER COULTERS Optional
SEED CAPACITY 56 litres/row
FERTILISER CAPACITY 1800 litres
   

 

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