Versatility + Simplicity + Reliability = FARMET SOFTER PS
The entire Farmet SOFTER range is a true multi-purpose, high speed disc tillage implement that is the perfect fit for the Australian Farmer. Designed to be very low maintenance and requiring little adjustment, the SOFTER is the machine that gets the job done. It is able to penetrate hard soils, it can handle high levels of stubble, it leaves a beautiful seed-bed ready finish, and due to its high working speed, it is also extremely efficient.
The SOFTER PS range is a very VERSATILE Trailed Speed Disc and can handle a wide variety of working conditions. It is very SIMPLE to setup and adjust so you can spend more time working and less time scratching you head whilst trying to work out how to adjust disc angles & roller positions. The SOFTER is built from extremely high quality “eXTRA STEEL Line” steel which has three times higher strength and high flexibility of construction compared to a standard steel components & it also uses zero maintenance Agri-Hubs and long life rubber disc arm mounts so you know it is RELIABLE.
FARMET – The New Force In Australian Tillage!
James Gubbins, VIC
Choice of hitch types including 2PL hitch for Cat 3/4 or eyelet type for 50mm or 70mm pins
Frame is made from eXtra STEEL line steel which is three times stronger than standard steel & lighter too!
Optional Tracing (Depth Gauge) wheels with simple adjustment. These insure a smooth and consistent cut across the total width of the machine.
A completely forged arm allows for a more aggressive disc angle, more strength and less diameter than a standard style arm.
This means better trash flow, a better cut out of weeds and less downtime.
Disks with the diameter of 560 mm (optional 510mm) are located in two rows will undercut the soil. Working depth is 3.5 – 12 cm
Special Side Deflector Plates are fitted to help guide soil that is thrown by the outside disc to within the width of the machine. This helps give a consistent level finish
Clods are crumbled by the rear roller. Various roller types are available to ensure the best performance in different conditions and soil types
Standard fitment is the Tube Style Crumble Roller.
Large flotation tyres for stable transport with mud guards and hydraulic lift cylinders
Simple to adjust depth settings on the hydraulic lift cylinders that makes operating easy. Quick to adjust, flip over style ram stops are going to be your new next best friend!
Built Strong from the Best Materials to Last a Lifetime
Farmet’s special eXtra STEEL line steel is three (yes, 3) times the tensile strength of standard steel. This eXtra strength gives you a much longer life of the machine, less weight & lower fuel consumption.
Maintenance-Free Disc Hub Bearings
Maintenance-free disc hub bearings ensures Trouble-Free operation of the machine with no need of additional lubrication. This means you actually spend less time repairing or servicing your machine and more time being Productive.
Maintenance-Free Rubber Torsion Mounts of Disc Arm
Resistant and maintenance-free rubber torsion mounts that offer ground following adaptation to terrain whilst offering protection against overload or damage from hitting an object like a stump or large rock.
James Harney, VIC
FARMET | SOFTER PS Specifications
|Softer 4.5 PS||Softer 5 PS||Softer 6 PS|
|Total machine length||6675mm||6675mm||5740mm|
|Working depth||35 – 120mm||35 – 120mm||35 – 120mm|
|Number of discs – Front row||19||21||25|
|Number of discs – rear row||19||21||25|
|Diameter of discs||560mm (22″)||560mm (22″)||560mm (22″)|
|Working Performance||4.5-6.8 ha/h||5-7.5 ha/h||6-9 ha/h|
120 – 180 kW|
160 – 240 HP
130 – 190 kW|
175 – 255 HP
150 – 225 kW|
200 – 300 HP
|Working speed||10 – 15 km/h||10 – 15 km/h||10 – 15 km/h|
|Maximum transport speed||20 km/h||20 km/h||20 km/h|
|Dimension of tyre – transport||400/60-15.5||400/60-15.5||400/60-15.5|
|Tractor hitch requirement||TBZ cat. 2/3||TBZ cat. 2/3||TBZ cat. 3/4|
|RRP ex GST3||$64,949||$67,710||$80,103|
1 Recommended towing vehicle, the actual pulling force may significantly change according to the processing depth, soil conditions, inclination of land, wear of working members and their adjustment.
2 Machine weight with standard Tube Roller.
3 Recommended Retail Price does not include GST, Delivery or Dealer Charges. RRP is based on a standard specified machine as per current Serafin-Farmet RRP Price Book Version 1.3 Different Optional Extra’s are available so please contact the Sales Team or your local dealer for more information.
PS – half-carried foldable machine
ALISTER BEVERIDGE, VIC
Due to minimum of adjusting and lubricating points the operation and subsequent maintenance are very easy steps that anybody can perform.
Continuous Connection of Passes in the Field
The extreme disc is separately height-adjustable which allows continuous connection of runs by reducing the amount of soil thrown by the outside disc (Often referred to as a furrow filler)
Adjustable Deflector to direct Processed Soil
The height and longitudinally adjustable side deflector for ideal direction of the processed soil ensuring the operator that soil isn’t thrown outside of the machine width so that it offers a more consistent level finish
Hydraulic adjustment of Working Depth
Easy adjustment of the working depth according to the overview table using the distance washers on the roller piston rods.
Single Depth Gauge Wheels
The SOFTER PS can have additional Depth Gauge Wheels fitted to the front side of the wings that assist with ensuring a completely even depth of cut across the entire width of the machine
MicroDrill Air Seeder
The sophisticated design of the machine allows for an installation of the Micro Drill Seeding Unit for sowing catch crop or for planting grass directly.
50mm Tongue Style Hitch
Ideal for tractors without linkage, you are able to order your new Softer Speed Disc with a 50mm Tongue Style hitch instead of the 2PL hitch that comes standard.