Quick-Change
Drilling System

Maximum versatility and flexibility in drilling

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc system allows multiple seeding options

Bourgault Tillage Tools are at the forefront of seed drilling technology. Their massive range of options is in tune with the latest agronomy principles. The range of seed boots and seeding openers available allows you to match the seed spread to the width of the opener. The positioning of the system components maintains a critical distance between the movement of the soil and the fall of the seed. This allows the soil to be lifted sufficiently and long enough for the seed to be blown downwards before the soil covers it.

The Benefits of the Quick Change Drilling System

Versatile system – six different inter-changeable seed boots to choose from

Designed for ease of use – seed boots are easily changed by removing one bolt

Utilizes the Speed-Loc Adapter to fit the seeding opener

The system can be adapted to suit all UK drilling conditions

Perfect for a range of uses with the same drill

Can be retrofitted to many drill types

bourgault quick change drilling system allows for drilling versatility

Quick Change Seed Boot Assembly

Speed-Loc Adaptor

Seeding Opener

bourgault quick change drilling system component breakdown

Seed Boot Holder

Single bolt to change seed boot

Seed Boot (Splitter)

Typical Quick Change Combinations

bourgault quick change drilling system cereals

Drilling Cereals

Splitter seed boot splits seed into two even rows that can merge in the centre to give an overall 7” (18cm) band.

Used with sweeps of 5½” (14cm) upwards.

bourgault quick change drilling system cereals

Drilling Cereals

Spreader seed boot spreads seed evenly in a band 4-6” (10-15cm) wide, depending on sweep used.

Used with sweeps of 4” (10cm) upwards.

bourgault quick change drilling system rape

Drilling Rape

Short, straight seed boot spreads seed c.2½” (63mm).

Works well with spoons, spikes or any size of sweep.

bourgault quick change drilling system beans

Drilling Beans

Bean seed boot places the seed in a very narrow band, at a depth which depends on the opener used.

Normally used with a knife opener.

Quick Change Seed Boot Assembly

The quick change drilling system is comprised of four separate components: Speed-Loc Adapter, Seed Boot Holder, Seed Boot and Seeding Opener. Choosing the right combination of components is determined by the crop being drilled, and is key to achieving the best results when drilling. The choices available in the Bourgault Tillage Tools range mean that you can always choose the right tool for the job, rather than having to compromise.

Speed-Loc Adapters

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

200-QCA-4700

Flat-backed 47° 1¾” (44mm) bolt spacing

Fits: 

300-HLD-4700

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

200-QCA-4710

Curved back  47° 1¾” (44mm) bolt spacing

Fits: 

300-HLD-4710

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

200-QCA-5010

Curved back  50° 2¼” (57mm) bolt spacing

Fits:

300-HLD-5010

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

200-QCA-5020

Curved back 50° 63-80mm bolt spacing

Fits:

300-HLD-5010

may require an adapter wedge to ensure a good fit 

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

200-QCA-5030

Curved back 50° 57mm bolt-hole spacing

Fits:

300-HLD-5010

Seed Boot Holders

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

300-HLD-4700

Flat mounting 1¾” (44mm) bolt spacing

Fits: 

200-QCA-4700

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

300-HLD-4710

Curved mounting 1¾” (44mm) bolt spacing

Fits: 

200-QCA-4710

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

300-HLD-5010

Curved mounting 2¼” (57mm) bolt spacing

Fits: 

200-QCA-5010

200-QCA-5020

200-QCA-5030

Seed Boots

300-ATM-1000

Spreader

Seed evenly spread in a 4-6” (10- 15cm) band

300-ATM-1010

Splitter

Seed splits into two even rows that can merge in the centre to give an overall 7” (18cm) band

300-ATM-1020

Straight

Spreads seed c.2 ½” (63mm)

300-ATM-1035 / 1036

Knife

Places seed in a narrow band. 1035 and 1036 are bean shoots, 1036 are made for larger non uniform shaped beans such as Wizard. 

Seeding Openers

bourgault tillage tools speed-loc quick change drilling system

Sweeps

A sweep is the most frequent seeding opener used on tine drills. The sweep can match the seed boot used: the spreader seed boot is best used with the 4” (10cm) sweep (200-PWV-0400) or 5½” (14cm) sweep (200-PWV-0508); the splitter seed boot would be used with the 200-PWV-0508 or the 7” (18cm) sweep (200-PWV-0708). If a greater width of disturbance is needed while drilling, a wider sweep can be used.

Spoons

Spoons are very easy-pulling openers giving moderately low soil disturbance if working speed is kept around 7.5 km/h. When used with the straight seed boot, the 2¼” (57mm) spoon (200-SPN-0208) will provide a 2” seed spread and the 3” (76mm) spoon (300-SPN-0308) will give a 3” spread.

Spikes

Spikes may be used as a seeding opener, but only to give extra penetration. They will create more disturbance than spoons.

Knives

Seeding with knives is commonly associated with drilling beans, though there are many options possible for creating narrow seed channels. The 200-KNF-0810 (pictured left) is a 3⁄4” (19mm) wide knife which is designed to work ahead of the bean seed boot and create very little disturbance. It has a chrome tip which provides reasonably long wear in non-abrasive conditions. Also available with a carbide tip (200-KNF-0811 – see below). 

Carbide Knives

There are many options for knives fitted with carbide tiles. Not only do they provide extra wear in abrasive soils, they also have a steeper angle of entry into the soil which means they will not lift and pull rocks and stumps to the surface. The 200-KNF-0811 has a 1” carbide tile for shallow drilling, the 200-KNF-0813 (pictured left) has a 3” long carbide zone for extra wear when drilling deeper.

Visit the Bourgault Speed-Loc page for a full list of available seeding opener sweeps

Convert to the Bourgault Quick-Change Drilling system today!

Bourgault Sales and Enquiries can be made directly to our Bourgault expert Stuart Aldworth at

stuart@martinlishman.com

or on

07825 339483

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