The Kelly Tillage System

An innovation unique to Kelly Engineering is our disc mulching range of chains

 

Designed initially for managing stubble residue, the disc chains are now used for everything from primary tillage to planting pastures.

 

The mulching chains are used with the primary aim of returning crop residue to the soil and preparing a better seedbed for a better bottom line. They roll down stubble and chop and split it into smaller lengths allowing weathering and microbial breakdown to accelerate.

The chains open the way for quick, cost effective, shallow tillage to help in the battle against herbicide resistance

 

Both the control of existing weeds and the stimulating germination of weed seeds are tasks the Disc Chains revel in.

 

The nature of the shallow tillage allows mechanical cutting to control weeds, where more and more reliance on herbicides is proving a significant problem for farmers around the globe. Using a Kelly Tillage System is an excellent tool to help combat against herbicide resistance.

The chains open the way for quick, cost effective, shallow tillage to help in the battle against herbicide resistance

 

Both the control of existing weeds and the stimulating germination of weed seeds are tasks the Disc Chains revel in.

 

The nature of the shallow tillage allows mechanical cutting to control weeds, where more and more reliance on herbicides is proving a significant problem for farmers around the globe. Using a Kelly Tillage System is an excellent tool to help combat against herbicide resistance.

Seedbed Preparation

 

The chains perform a valuable role in preparing a seedbed in fields that have been ploughed and left cloddy or rough. 

 

Many operations now use the Diamond Harrow for all their seeding preparation, some even for seeding. The combination of chain tension, weight, layout and disc shape is used to advantage in designing chains to suit different soil types and applications.

Costs Benefits

The discs are made from a variety of abrasion resistant metals, they are designed to last and last.

Kelly Tillage Systems are renowned for excellent cost of operation, using only a fraction of the horsepower required for other traditional methods, to achieve the same results. Faster working speeds and wider machines can allow the farmer to reap the benefits, saving time and money.

Farmers are able to capitalize on the versatility of the Kelly Tillage System, by using a combination of discs to prep, mulch, incorporate, stimulate, propagate and exterminate throughout the year

Costs Benefits

The discs are made from a variety of abrasion resistant metals, they are designed to last and last.

Kelly Tillage Systems are renowned for excellent cost of operation, using only a fraction of the horsepower required for other traditional methods, to achieve the same results. Faster working speeds and wider machines can allow the farmer to reap the benefits, saving them time and money.

Farmers are able to capitalize on the versatility of the Kelly Tillage System’s, by using a combination of discs to prep, mulch, incorporate, stimulate, propagate and exterminate throughout the year

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It's all about the discs

CL2 – Cast Link Cutting Disc

 

A concave replaceable disc mounted in a heavy cast steel boss with a hook and eye to link together.

 

The sharp disc provides penetration into the toughest of soils while the weight and shape of the boss keeps the disc cutting and controls the working depth. Heavy residue management and reliable weed control make this new disc our flagship product. Weight 75lb/ft - 112kg/m, Spacing 8”.

 

CL1 Cutting Disc

 

The most versatile of the Kelly Disc Chains.

 

The CL1  is a concave disc made from hardwearing cast steel alloy with a hook and eye for linking together. The ideal tool for stubble management, weed control, leveling soil and while working at just the right depth creates the perfect seedbed. Can be used in combination with other chains to give the best fit for your conditions. Weight 47lb/ft - 70kg/m, Spacing 7”.

CL1 Cutting Disc

 

The most versatile of the Kelly Disc Chains.

 

The CL1 is a concave disc made from hardwearing cast steel alloy with a hook and eye for linking together. The ideal tool for stubble management, weed control, leveling soil and while working at just the right depth creates the perfect seedbed. Can be used in combination with other chains to give the best fit for your conditions. Weight 47lb/ft - 70kg/m, Spacing 7”.

W36 – Welded Disc Chain 36mm

 

Our standard, tried and tested work horse.

 

A lightly curved disc made from wear resistant steel welded to a heavy chain that is ideal for mulching stubble and levelling soil. Weight 36lb/ft - 55kg/m, spacing 7”.

Spike Disc Chain

 

10 spikes per disc and 5 inch spacings give this heavy duty spiked disc chain real effectiveness.

 

At 49lb/ft - 75kg/m the close spaced spikes can be fitted either trailing or leading. In the trailing direction the levelling and incorporating action combine to provide a shallow running, self cleaning seedbed preparation tool. Remarkably effective at removing weeds this makes an ideal pre or post seeding tool for herbicide incorporation. In the more aggressive “leading” orientation, the Spiked Disc Chain works as a “first pass” light tillage tool, levelling and preparing a seedbed.

Spike Disc Chain

 

10 spikes per disc and 5 inch spacings give this heavy duty spiked disc chain real effectiveness.

 

At 49lb/ft - 75kg/m the close spaced spikes can be fitted either trailing or leading. In the trailing direction the levelling and incorporating action combine to provide a shallow running, self cleaning seedbed preparation tool. Remarkably effective at removing weeds this makes an ideal pre or post seeding tool for herbicide incorporation. In the more aggressive “leading” orientation, the Spiked Disc Chain works as a “first pass” light tillage tool, levelling and preparing a seedbed.

R300 Disc Chain

 

A curved disc made from wear resistant steel welded to a heavy chain.

 

The disc spacing provides depth control in sandy soils and complete coverage when working shallow for improved weed control. Weight 47lb/ft - 70kg/m, spacing 5”.

Prickle Chain

 

Self-cleaning; the angle of the orientation of the spikes prevent or reduce residue build up.

 

At 132 spikes per a metre of coverage the Prickle chain is extremely effective at levelling soil surfaces and incorporating pre-emerging herbicides. The chains roll and gently pack the soil while levelling ridges and filling furrows. Weight 25kg/m

 

Prickle Chain

 

Self-cleaning; the angle of the orientation of the spikes prevent or reduce residue build up.

 

At 132 spikes per a metre of coverage the Prickle chain is extremely effective at levelling soil surfaces and incorporating pre-emerging herbicides. The chains roll and gently pack the soil while levelling ridges and filling furrows. Weight 25kg/m

 

 

 

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