Options & Features
Your machine built for your conditions
Not all soils provide easy planting conditions. Tobin No-Till offers a number of options to suit your conditions and will keep your machine planting efficiently in rocky country and through sticky soils. Application of pre-emergence herbicide and nitrogen options allow single pass operations for greater efficiency and cost savings.
Disc TripThe Ricochet option provides individual disc break-out ability for use in rough conditions when the disc meets an immovable object. Features 50mm diameter pins, 1045 grade steel and low friction polymer bushes. Variable break-out pressure from 70-700 lbs.
For use in compacted or hard conditions. Rubber wheels roll alongside the disc and crunch any soil chips down over the seed to ensure even soil to seed contact. Fully adjustable to vary pressure in different conditions.
Outside Disc Scrapers
Spring-loaded, adjustable, tungsten -tiled, pivoting disc scrapers for use in sticky soils on the opposite side to the boot. Tension adjustment determined by level of stickiness. Can be retro-fitted. Boot side scrapers come standard.
Press Wheel Scrapers
Tungsten tiled scraper keeps press wheels clean in sticky conditions. Failure to keep press wheels clean can lead to unreliable planting depth. Can be retro-fitted.
Adjustable height and pressure star discs mounted to rear of planter to generate disturbance to incorporate pre-emergence herbicide. Available in kit-form and can be retro-fitted.
Independently adjustable nitrogen banding discs fitted to front of planter. For urea application in sandy conditions, fixed spray tubes are fitted between discs.
Transport Wheel Scrapers
Tungsten tiled scrapers keeps transport wheels clean in sticky conditions. Can be retro-fitted.
To control rhizoctonia, we offer a fluted disc opener which can cultivate at depths up to six inches. Available as a kit to cultivate between the rows or to cultivate on row.
Machines are available in fixed frame, single, double and triple fold. We can custom build to suit your transport requirements.
The benefits the Tobin No-Till Disc Drill
Have us send you out a Free DVD on No Till Farming using the Tobin Drill. The DVD feature farmers across land speaking of their experiences.
A good disc planter should halve your fuel bill compared with conventional planters due to the lower energy requirements of the discs machines.
The Tobin No-Till disc drill is simple to operate and does its job efficiently with the minimum of fuss. Sticky soils, rocks, trash and stubble…