Tramspread merges dribble bar line-up into new Suffolk range

Tramspread has incorporated old and new dribble bar models into a Suffolk-branded range.

As before, working widths extend from 6m to 24m, but the company has added a stack of new mid-size options and a contractor-friendly 18m/24m variant. 

Those up to 15m wide have vertically folding, galvanised steel booms and can be run in an umbilical system or fitted to a tanker. Conversely, the 24m aluminium boom, which weighs a little over 2t, folds around the tractor cab. 

Versions from 6m to 12m have a single Vogelsang Exacut macerator, but the 12m is also available with twin macerators, which is a standard fitment on the 15m and 24m.

See also: How to get more from slurry and silage kit with infrared sensors

Outlets are spaced at 30cm and geometric control on all twin macerator models allows for independent boom adjustment on hilly land. A pair of hydraulic sluice valves provide on/off slurry control for each side.

The pipework has been designed for retrofitting flow meters and near infra-red spectroscopy (Nirs) slurry monitors, which can map application rates through an Isobus-ready tractor monitor.

Prices range from £5,000 for a small and simple 6m unit to £64,500 for the 24m, and £81,900 for the 18m/24m.