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How to calibrate the small seeds box

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Instructions on calibrating small seeds boxes that have been set up on non-Agrowplow machines This article provides general instructions on calibrating the Agrowdrill small seeds box. It is suitable for small seeds boxes purchased separately or mounted to non-Agrowplow machines.  For small seeds boxes mounted to an Agrowdrill machine, refer to the operators manual for that seed drill.  General Instructions Ensure the small seeds box is being driven at the correct number of turns per 1,000m described in the rate chart below.  Make sure the seed box drive is turning counter-clockwise when looking at the sprocket.  Small seeds boxes are...

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How to service the Agrowdrill gearbox

Replacing the oil in your varibox is recommended to ensure correct function and longevity The varibox gearboxes used in Agrowdrill models help ensure your seed drill's drive assembly continues to function smoothly over the life of the drill.  Agrowdrill seeders have two different gearbox models. The recommended oil for both these models is the same.  What grade of oil to use You should use a diesel engine oil grade 15W-40. Note that using a different oil grade may void the warranty on your gearbox.  How much oil to use Most variboxes use between 3-4L of oil. They come with a...

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How to perform a clutch update on the Agrowdrill AD230

Older model clutches have been replaced with a new spring-tensioned model to decrease wear and fault potential Why have we made this change? The original AD230 clutch offered a reliable method of ensuring the seed drill’s drive engaged and disengaged quickly and effectively. However, it required precise calibration. Some users have found it difficult to ensure that the clutch was calibrated effectively and experienced premature wear on their clutches as a result. This update modifies the clutch design, making calibration easier, increasing error tolerance, and decreasing potential wear. What has changed? Clutch slide The modified clutch slide incorporates a set...

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How to calibrate the Agrowdrill AD730

Correct calibration of your seed drill will improve metering and result in more cost-efficient sowing There are four steps for calibrating your AD730 seed drill. Note that these steps are only for the main boxes. For help calibrating your small seeds box, refer to page 34 of the Agrowdrill Operators Manual.  Set the gates and restrictors Set the sowing rate Calculate the actual sowing rate Adjust the sowing rate to suit your desired output TIP: There are a number of factors that influence sowing rates. These tables are offered as a guide; your machine may need slightly different settings. We...

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How to calibrate the Agrowdrill AD230

Correct calibration of your seed drill will improve metering and result in more cost-efficient sowing There are four steps for calibrating your AD230 seed drill. Note that these steps are only for the main boxes. For help calibrating your small seeds box, refer to page 34 of the Agrowdrill Operators Manual.  Set the gates and restrictors Set the sowing rate Calculate the actual sowing rate Adjust the sowing rate to suit your desired output TIP: There are a number of factors that influence sowing rates. These tables are offered as a guide; your machine may need slightly different settings. We...

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