Hinged cultivator STEP HC is a reliable, versatile and easy to use machine. It is intended for the treatment of soil, including pre-sowing, as well as for a number of the following actions:
- loosening the soil (it is possible to adjust the depth of processing),
- trimming of weeds,
- mixing the soil,
- removing residues from the surface of the field after harvest.
Hinged cultivator has a number of design features to facilitate its use, as well as expanding the list of options. Spring-loaded safety blocks reduces draught power and excludes the load on struts and thereby prevents their breakage. If you need a more thorough treatment of the soil in conjunction with the leveling of the surface, the machine can be installed by the leveling beam. Due to its design, the hinged cultivator can do in one action several operations necessary for quality seedbed.
Hinged cultivators can be successfully used in all climatic zones of Ukraine.
Cultivators are intended for seedbed preparation and care for fallow. This series of cultivators made with 3-beams frame, consisting of profiled tube, to which is attached the rack height of 530 mm with arched struts 270 and 330 mm. Cultivators are equipped with spring-loaded safety blocks which protect the struts and stand on the damage, which exclude the occurrence of extreme loads on the strut and reduce draught power. The raker with spring pins performs additional land leveling and grinding. The working depth is adjustable from 3 to 12 cm adjusting rods packer roller. To produce a better quality of soil preparation, and to align it ideal to withstand the processing depth, the machines can be equipped with leveling balk. Cultivator is designed for preplant soil cultivation in all agricultural zones of Ukraine. Especially effective its use in the cultivation of the soil after fall-plowing for sowing beets, peas, corn, sunflower, flax and spring crops. Cultivation is carried out at an angle to the direction of plowing.
A characteristic structural feature of the cultivator is that a corresponding set of working parts in one pass it consistently performs all the basic technological operations preplant cultivation, namely:
- First row: loosening and leveling the soil by struts,
- Second row: trimming of weeds,
- Leveling the field and the division of crop residue on the surface of the field by raker with the spring pins,
- Compressing of topsoil to crushing large lumps by locomotive packer roller.