Case IH 2018 Precision Disk 500DS

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Features

Precision Disk 500DS Air Drill Highlights

  • One pass seeding and fertilizing for maximum productivity
  • Precision Placement Knife​ makes fertilizer more accessible to growing plants than leading competitive units
  • Two ranks combined wih 20 inch up-and-down movement of the parallel link row unit provides superior ground following
  • Lower weight means less compaction and more available horsepower to seed at higher rates

Specifications

Model Precision Disk 500DS, 3-Section (2019-Present)
Configuration  
Seeding Method Disk and knife on parallel linkage
Row Spacings, in (mm) 10 (254)
Seed Supply, Air Cart or Integral Tank, bu (L) Air Cart
Frame Sections & Transport Folding Method 3-section, single fold
Machine Dimensions and Weight  
Working Width, Minimum, ft-in (m) 30' (9.14)
Working Width, Maximum, ft-in (m) 40' (12.19)
Transport Width, Minimum, ft-in (m) 12' (3.66)
Transport Width, Maximum, ft-in (m) 18' 10" (5.74)
Transport Height, Minimum, ft-in (m) 13' 1" (4.0)
Transport Height, Maximum, ft-in (m) 13' 10" (4.22)
Number of Furrows, Minimum 36
Number of Furrows, Maximum 48
Basic Weight, Minimum, lb (kg) 21,200 (9616)
Basic Weight, Maximum, lb (kg) 29,100 (13200)
Variants Available 2 widths
Primary Opener Assembly  
Opener Type 18" coulter w/knife; 2 separate zones for double shoot
Depth Gauging System One "T" handle per row, 0.25" (6.4) increments
Seeding Depth, Maximum, in (mm) 0.5" to 2.0" (13 to 51)
Down Pressure, Minimum, lb (kg) 160 (73)
Down Pressure, Maximum, lb (kg) 400 (181)
Trip Load, lb (kg) np; cushioned
Fertilizer Delivery In coulter slot, 1" deeper than seed; Seed 1" to side
Press Wheels  
Press Wheels Mounted on Opener or to Frame On opener; three down-pressure settings
Press Wheel Description Rubber firming wheel, concave profile, chevron pattern
Tires and Frame  
Center Frame Tire Front 12.5Lx15 dual castering; Rear 18Lx16.1 dual
Wing Frame Tire 12.5Lx15 single (front on caster)
Number of Frame Ranks 2
Distance Between Ranks, in (mm) 59 (1499)
Sales Literature  
Literature Number CIH18062901
Literature Date 7/1/2018
Other Documentation  
Document Number SD-16013-18
Document Date 7/1/2018
Status and Entry Dates  
Manufacturing Status Current
First Entry Date 7/14/2018
Revision Date --

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Model Precision Disk 500DS, 5-section (2019-Present)
Configuration  
Seeding Method Disk and knife on parallel linkage
Row Spacings, in (mm) 10 (254)
Seed Supply, Air Cart or Integral Tank, bu (L) Air Cart
Frame Sections & Transport Folding Method 5-section, double fold
Machine Dimensions and Weight  
Working Width, Minimum, ft-in (m) 50' (15.24)
Working Width, Maximum, ft-in (m) 60' (18.29)
Transport Width, Minimum, ft-in (m) 18' 10" (5.74)
Transport Width, Maximum, ft-in (m) 18' 10" (5.74)
Transport Height, Minimum, ft-in (m) 13' 2" (4.02)
Transport Height, Maximum, ft-in (m) 14' 11' (4.55)
Number of Furrows, Minimum 60
Number of Furrows, Maximum 72
Basic Weight, Minimum, lb (kg) 41,500 (18824)
Basic Weight, Maximum, lb (kg) 45,000 (20412)
Variants Available 2 widths
Primary Opener Assembly  
Opener Type 18" coulter w/knife; 2 separate zones for double shoot
Depth Gauging System One "T" handle per row, 0.25" (6.4) increments
Seeding Depth, Maximum, in (mm) 0.5" to 2.0" (13 to 51)
Down Pressure, Minimum, lb (kg) 160 (73)
Down Pressure, Maximum, lb (kg) 400 (181)
Trip Load, lb (kg) np; cushioned
Fertilizer Delivery In coulter slot, 1" deeper than seed; Seed 1" to side
Press Wheels  
Press Wheels Mounted on Opener or to Frame On opener; three down-pressure settings
Press Wheel Description Rubber firming wheel, concave profile, chevron pattern
Tires and Frame  
Center Frame Tire Center section 16.5x16.1 walking tandem
Wing Frame Tire 12.5Lx15 walking tandem inner and outer wings
Number of Frame Ranks 2
Distance Between Ranks, in (mm) 59 (1499)
Sales Literature  
Literature Number CIH18062901
Literature Date 7/1/2018
Other Documentation  
Document Number SD-16013-18
Document Date 7/1/2018
Status and Entry Dates  
Manufacturing Status Current
First Entry Date 7/14/2018
Revision Date --