THE TRIDEM: NEW DISC RIPPER
What makes it stand out? It is a combined shanks / disc (disc ripper) tillage machine, attached entirely to the tractor’s 3 point hitch system. This makes the Tridem very maneuverable, with less drag and it is more affordable than conventional wheel carried machines. Without sacrificing work quality.
Cereals, soybeans, corn: the Tridem gets the job done quickly and inexpensively.
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DETAILS ON THE TRIDEM
The Tridem is made up of a row of independent discs in the front, two rows of shanks in the middle and a second row of independent discs at the rear, paired with two adjustable lateral side deflectors to level out the soil edges.
For maximum versatility, the height of each row of discs can be adjusted hydraulically and independent of shanks height. The operator can thus adjust the Tridem to work at a depth of 4 to 20 inches with the shanks, while positioning the depth of the discs (from 0 to 6 inches) to obtain the desired result.
For transport, the rear row of discs rises completely above the main frame to better distribute the weight on the tractor’s 3-point hitch.
Discs at their lowest position
Discs at their highest position
Rear discs in transport position
The shanks and discs have a hydraulic adjustable non-stop release, controlled from the tractor. This system allows for uniform work (no more bouncing discs and shanks!) including unparalleled equipment protection.
The disc hubs are of the 'compact disc harrow' type and do not require lubrication.
Two choices of 24in discs are available: full or notched.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Q: What is the smallest tractor that can use the Tridem?
A: A 200 HP tractor can work with the smallest Tridem, the 520P.
Q: And the biggest tractor?
A: Our largest model 920P Tridem is built for the most powerful articulated tractors.
Q: Why are there no wheels on the Tridem?
A: The reach of the front and rear discs allow the Tridem to work without the need for depth wheels. The tractor hydraulics can then easily control the working depth.
Q: It is a very heavy machine. What is its behavior on the road?
A: The rear discs lift up above the Tridem during transport. This brings the weight of the Tridem closer to the tractor, giving it good stability. That said, the front of the tractor must be weighted down.
Q: Discs with hydraulic releases? Why?
A: We have been manufacturing our hydraulic subsoiler shank releases for over 15 years. They are very reliable and an extremely efficient system! We wanted to reproduce this reliability and efficiency on our current discs.