Category: Other agricultural equipment
URL (first publication): https://www.latelierpaysan.org/Bascule-1392
Keywords: cultivation, crop, linkage, tilter, hitch triangle, tractor, bumpy, uneven, ground
License: CC BY-NC-SA 4.0
Organization: L'Atelier Paysan
Project status: Active
Maturity of the project: prototype
Contains PDF-drawings: Yes
Assembly instructions are published: No
Bill of materials is published: Yes
This linkage piece is fitted onto the quick hitch triangle to allow tractor mounted cultivation implements to work up to the end of a bed, when the tractor has reached the end of a bed but the implement behind hasn’t. The tilter also improves cultivation work on bumpy or uneven ground.
Without the tilter linkage, the implement would get pushed into the soil when the tractor is driving on a camber. With every pass, the problem will be accentuated and the difference in the level of the ground will be amplified. By allowing the implement a margin of movement, the tilter linkage prevents this problem from occurring.
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