Alloway Standard

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Setting the “Standard” in Sugar Beet Equipment

Rigid Overview

Designed to produce the cleanest beets in the business, the Alloway defoliator has become the workhorse for beet growers across America. They are proven performers in every growing region and in all soil conditions.

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Features and Benefits

  • Belt Driven from both sides of machine makes the Alloway Defoliators more reliable, easier to service and less costly to maintain.[ 1 ]
  • Choice of Steel L Knife or Steel Cup Knife on front drum to match various harvesting conditions. [ 2 ] [ 3 ] [ 4 ]
  • Center Hanger Bearing reduces soil build up on wider machines (8 Row and up). [ 5 ]
  • Hinged PVC Top allows for less build up, and easy access to drums to clean and service. [ 6 ]
  • Bolt on Flail Clusters make it easy to adapt the machine to different row spacing and makes service fast and easy. [ 2 ]
  • Heavy Welded on Flail Mount Clips make it easy to switch knife types. [ 3 ] [ 4 ]
  • Flail Tubes With Triple Lip Sealed Bearings have replaceable drive shafts for fast in-field replacement without welding.
  • Heavy Duty Pull Type Hitch with cylinder and hoses makes leveling an easy task, provides durability, and supports the main frame.
  • Molded PVC Rear and Front Shields (steel flails) keep objects inside for extra safety.
  • Hydraulic Rear Struts with re-phasing cylinders enables even height adjustment to be made from the tractor operator’s seat. [ 7 ]
  • Wheel Mud Scrapers on large wheels aid in reducing mud build up.
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Optional Equipment

  • Rear Steer allows turning in narrow headlands and irrigated land.
  • Front Stabilizer Wheels (recommended for 12 row) prevents topper from dipping in the corners.
  • Mechanical Knife Scalpers or Ground Driven Circular Rotating Scalpers(now with new easier to adjust design) top beets giving growers the best possible performance in a variety of difficult harvesting conditions. [ 8 ]
  • Rear Row Finder to align equipment over the row hydraulically.
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Photos

  • Belt Driven from Both Sides [ 1 ] Belt Driven from both sides
  • Rubber Flails [ 2 ] Rubber Flails
  • L-Knife [ 3 ] L-Knife
  • Cup-Knife [ 4 ] Cup-Knife
  • Center Bearing [ 5 ] Center Bearing
  • Hinged PVC Top [ 6 ] Hinged PVC Top
  • Rear Struts [ 7 ] Rear Struts
  • Circular Scalpers [ 8 ] Circular Scalpers
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Specifications

Model 4 Row 30 - 6 Row 22 6 Row 30 - 8 Row 22 12 Row 22
Height 50" 50" 50"
Width 132" 180" 264"
Length 144" 144" 144"
Row Spacing 17.7" to 30" 17.7" to 30" 17.7" to 22"
Weight (avg.) 6,300 lbs 8,000 lbs 9,200 lbs
Number of Tires 2 pair big wheels or 2 pair small wheels 2 pair big wheels or 2 pair small wheels 4 pair small wheels or 2 pair large wheels with 2 single outer struts
Tire Size 7.6 x 15" or 12.4 x 24" 7.6 x 15" or 12.4 x 24" 7.6 x 15" or 12.4 x 24"
Tractor Req. 90 hp 90 hp 110 hp
Tractor Hyd. Req. 2250 psi 2250 psi 2250 psi
Working Speed 3-5 mph 3-5 mph 3-5 mph
PTO 1000 rpm 1000 rpm 1000 rpm
Drive System Belt Belt Belt
Rotor Speed Rubber 435 rpm 435 rpm 435 rpm
Rotor Speed Cup Knife 1035 rpm 1035 rpm 1035 rpm
Rotor Speed L-Knife 1035 rpm 1035 rpm 1035 rpm
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Available Models

Field Detail


Foliated vs. Defoliated