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Terminology and Definitions for Agricultural Tillage Implements
Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan www.asabe.orgASAE ASAE S414.2 March 2009
Keywords: Definition, Equipment, Frames, Hitches, Implements, Shanks, Terminology, Tillage
1 Purpose and Scope
1.1 The purpose of this Standard is to provide uniform terminology and definitions for tillage implements designed primarily for use in the production of food and fiber. It does not include implements designed primarily for earth movement and transport.
1.2 Dimensions, spacings, depths of operations, widths or velocities may be used as a part of the implement specifications. These should not be considered as performance specifications for any type of design or publication.
1.3 This Standard is intended to be consistent with terminology in other ASABE Standards including ASABE Standard EP291 Terminology and Definitions for Soil Tillage and Soil-Tool Relationships, and ASABE Standard S477, Terminology for Soil-Engaging Components for Conservation-Tillage Planters, Drills and Seeders.(Download PDF) (Export to EndNotes)