Horstine Cascade utilises four hydraulically driven metering units and a high capacity fan to distribute solid fertilisers, chemicals and slug pellets. Outlets are located at one metre spacings along the vertically folding boom, with each outlet fed by its own individual rotor. Cascade offers the most accurate application of solid products over a 24m width, increasing product efficacy and widening the application window available to growers.
Precision Chemical & Fertiliser Application - Horstine’s precision metering system provides extremely accurate application of granular chemicals, solid fertilisers and slug pellets with each product outlet being fed by its own individual rotor. This system of metering provides guaranteed application accuracy across the full width of the boom. Application rates can be varied from very low rates, such as those to suit Avadex application, to the higher rates used in top dressing potato and vegetable crops.
Easy Setup & Operation - Calibration of the Cascade is quick and simple. Remove the metering unit chute and insert the calibration tray, press the prime button until a quantity of product is collected. Weigh the product collected and input this figure into the rate controller and calibration is complete. When the day is finished any remaining product in the hopper can be quickly drained via the hopper port, preventing moisture build up overnight.
Rate Controllers - The RDS ISOcan application controller comes fitted as standard and is used to compensate for changes in forward speed and control each of Cascade’s 4 boom sections. This controller also allows he application rate to be changed quickly, adjusting product rates to suit conditions. Cascade is ISObus compliant as standard and can be used with Topcon controllers or ISObus Virtual Terminals to utilise Auto Section Control for increased application accuracy.
Multiple Use - Cascade is a very versatile applicator and can be used to apply a variety of products:
- Granular chemicals – eg. Avadex
- Granular/prilled fertilisers
- Slug pellets
- Box section chassis with tilt control
- 1600L translucent plastic hopper with hinged cover
- Internal hopper sieves
- 24m vertical folding steel boom c/w break backs
- Stainless steel outlet @1m spacings fed by Horstine Individual Metering
- 4 x 6 outlet stainless/plastic metering units (on 24m machine)
- Hydraulically driven metering & fan
- RDS ISOCAN automatic rate controller & switchbox
- ISObus ready.
- ISO speed cable for speed input
- Calibration tray[/one_third]