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Abbey Trailing Shoe

 
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General Details

Abbey Trailing Shoe

The Abbey trailing shoe is manufactured to the highest standards using precision engineering. This machine like all other Abbey manufactured products went through rigorous pre-market testing, which has yielded a class leading slurry application product. This machine is fully galvanised to aid against corrosion and is available in two sizes 6mtr and 7mtr and can be either tractor mounted or tanker mounted (6mtr only).

The working of the machine is quite simple, the spring loaded paired legs are pressed to the ground and as it is trailed it parts the canopy of foliage and also opens a slit in the soil surface. Slurry is placed in this void through a rubber boot which is fed from a Vogelsang macerator via 50mm reinforced hosing. This ensures an even application of nutrients though all the outlets.

Using a trailing shoe is hugely beneficial not only for the significant savings that can be made by utilising organic fertiliser through a longer spreading window. Using a trailing shoe is also hugely beneficial to the environment as it also helps to lower overall CO2 emissions, this is achieved by the crops canopy as it closes over the slurry - thus creating a ceiling which eliminates smell.

Galvanised Tanker with Trailing Shoe

Technical Specification

  • Low ammonia emissions
    • Reduced Odour
    • Reduced nitrogen loss
    • Improved fertiliser value
    • Extended application season
    • Reduced smearing of grass and cattle will graze on field afterwards
    • Even application across the width of machine
    • Low horse power requirement
    • Fully galvanised
    • 50mm reinforced hose
    • ExaCut Distributor (Self Adjusting & Sharpening)
    • Auto reverse function in macerator
    • Shoes are hard wearing cast iron
    • Booms are self-levelling
    • Slurry utilisation of up to 65%-70% compared to 15% with conventional splash plate