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Spring-Damper Control of Lateral Cutting Angle for a Variable-Speed Moldboard Plow

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Transactions of the ASAE. 22 (3): 0494-0497. (doi: 10.13031/2013.35047) @1979
Authors:   Hamid F. Al-Jalil, Stephen J. Marley, Wesley F. Buchele

ABSTRACT THE draft of a moldboard plow increases with forward speed. It has been demonstrated that this increase in draft can be controlled by reducing the lateral cutting angle as speed increases. This paper describes some spring-damper mechanisms used to control the lateral cutting angle of a mold-board plow bottom.

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