2021 - Volume #BFS, Issue #21, Page #36
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Compact Crop Dividers Cut Loss
You can replace long crop divider snouts on many grain heads with ExoPlate Crop Dividers, short snouts from Lundell Plastics that knock down fewer soybeans when making sharp turns or adjusting to auto track. Their trim design also makes platforms easier to store and transport.
  “They really slip under tangled beans,” notes Vance Lundell, Lundell Plastics. “They are perfect for guys who don’t like those long snouts sticking out.”
  “We use 2 different types of plastic in them,” says Lundell. UHMW polyethylene has the highest impact strength of any thermoplastic presently made. It is extremely resistant to corrosion, self-lubricating and highly resistant to abrasion, up to 15 times more resistant than carbon steel. The HDPE, known for its high tensile strength, gives the unit its core durability.
  Lundell says the ExoPlate Crop Dividers are available in 2 sizes to replace snouts on any grain platform with 1 1/2” or 1 3/4” receiving tubes. They are priced at $159 per pair.
  “They are simple to attach,” says Lundell. “Remove the old snout, slip the shaft into place and tighten the set screw. When you tighten a set screw into poly, it is like tightening a lock nut.”
  Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Lundell Plastics Corp, 400 West Market St., Odebolt, Iowa 51458 (ph 712 668-2400; toll free 877 367-7659; www.lundellplastics.com).

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