At a latest demonstration of its XSplit slurry separator, Vogelsang had organized for considered one of its spreading methods to be on present to enrich the separation set up.
The corporate, usually simply recognized within the agricultural world for its macerators / distribution heads, is working onerous to increase its presence within the slurry administration market and break free from the picture of a ‘one-trick pony’.
Give attention to increase development
Regardless of this want to provide a a lot wider vary of merchandise, the one merchandise that Vogelsang has no intention of manufacturing is the slurry tanker itself; that could be a extremely aggressive market, so it’s content material to provide the fixtures and fittings that allow a trailed barrel to work.
Along with the pumps and macerators, the corporate produces a variety of booms of assorted sorts and designs, stretching from 7.5m to 30m; the bigger ones needing to be extra complicated to permit folding alongside the tanker physique.
On show at Mullingar was a three-section 9m increase that folded to 3m, though a 2.5m transport width choice can also be accessible.
It had been dropped at the location by Marcon Tanks Ltd. of Co. Monaghan, which has taken on an company for Vogelsang and have fitted a number of to their very own tankers.
Versatility from Vogelsang
Fergal Marron, who based the corporate alongside together with his accomplice Andrea Connolly, notes that the Vogelsang booms have a number of distinct options which mark them out from the competitors.
The primary is that they’re completely appropriate for each dribble bar and trailing shoe software and will be swapped from one to the opposite with relative ease.
A second main promoting level is that the springs holding the shoe to the bottom are longer in size than many different makes, enabling the increase to be carried increased than regular, thus partaking the panorama much less.
Elevating, folding and locking the booms is completed by only one spool valve, with the lock mechanism working on a time delay that engages just a few seconds after the increase has docked within the upright place. When reducing the increase, it routinely disengages.
Ease of use
It’s this final merchandise which sums up the principle attraction of Vogelsang booms for Fergal, they’re easy to make use of with sequential folding that means that only one hydraulic spool is required to function them.
Different advantages embrace the sturdy and totally galvanised development utilizing field slightly than folded metal for power and rigidity.
Naturally, they arrive with a Vogelsang distributer head, and on the bigger fashions the hose size to every outlet is identical.
They aren’t the most cost effective booms in the marketplace, however Fergal contends that they’re a much more appropriate selection for contractors and farmers who’ve a critical quantity of slurry to unfold and might be giving the tanker numerous use over the season.