• John Deere S680 S690

    John Deere S680 S690

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    CASE IH 9120 8230 9230 8240 9240

  • John Deere S680 S690

    John Deere S680 S690

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    New Holland 9090 9080 CR8.90 CR9.90 CR10.90

Features And Benefits

The iHSD - Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor is the latest generation of HSD Technology - single-pass harvest weed seed control. iHSD is installed into the rear of a combine harvester and processes the chaff destroying weed seeds contained in the trash and providing harvest time weed control, preventing the vast majority of weed seeds encountered from entering the soil seed bank.

ONE-PASS HWSC

  • One-Pass Harvest Weed Seed Control
  • No major change in harvesting practice
  • Improve weed control in a cropping operation without additional chemicals
  • Return processed organic matter to the paddock and retain valuable nutrients
  • No burning, reduce fire risk to property
  • No additional trash handling
  • No additional labour required
  • Save time after harvest. Clean up, pack up, done.

EFFECTIVE

  • Patented iHSD Mill Design
  • Over 99% of targeted weed seeds that enter the iHSD Mills
  • In a study condicted independently by AHRI
    • 93-97% annual ryegrass seed kill
    • over 99% wild radish seed kill
    • over 99% wild oats seed kill
    • 99% brome grass seed kill
Photo: Efficacy of iHSD in Soybean Chaff provided by University of Arkansas, USA.

POWER

  • Power over 3000RPM mill speed when required
  • Power is delivered hydraulically with no external moving parts close to the crop, reducing fire risk and equipment damage
  • Full monitoring of system performance from in cab control centre

CONTROL

  • Adjust speed to balance power and performance
  • Emergency Stop - available if it's needed
  • Configurable to optimise performance in different conditions and crops
  • Optimised iHSD Mill designs to retain high weed seed kill at various power and throughput

PROVEN

  • 20 years of HSD technology
  • 5 years in-field testing and development of iHSD
  • Many years of published testing and field trial results
  • Industrial design in a fully fledged production model
  • Ongoing R&D and improvements fully field tested before release
  • Installed on Class 8, 9 and 10 combine harvesters

SUPPORT

  • Installed and supported by an Authorised Local Dealer
  • Parts and knowledgebase supported through a National Dealer Network
  • 3 tier in-field support network
  • Manufacturer Warranty Programme and Product Improvement Programme (R&D)

AUSTRALIAN

  • Conceived by Australian Farmer and Inventor Ray Harrington
  • Research and Development funded by Australia's RD&E Investment body GRDC
  • Designed And Developed in Australia by UniSA
  • Made in Australia by an Australian Company De Bruin Engineering
  • Built tough to operate in harsh Australian conditions
  • Technology licence fees directly support Australian Research & Development