Househam offers limited edition Air Ride Xtra advanced sprayer

The Househam Air Ride Xtra SP Sprayer with an easily managed 4000 capacity tank has everything you need in a special build for row croppers

Househam’s Air Ride Xtra is an ideal row cropper itted with a six-cylinder Altek pump, a 4000-litre GRP tank, 30-litre stainless steel induction hopper with twin can-rising nozzles and a 24m double-fold boom with 10 sections on a single line

Househam has introduced a limited edition, feature-packed version of its popular Air Ride self-propelled sprayer that’s fitted with a host of desirable factory upgrades.

The Air Ride Xtra is based on the same versatile, low-weight platform as the standard model, but comes with an upgraded spray pack, enhanced lighting package, boom protection and higher-spec control screen.

For increased productivity and efficiency, the sprayer is fitted with a six-cylinder Altek pump, a 4000-litre GRP tank, 30-litre stainless steel induction hopper with twin can-rising nozzles and a 24m double-fold boom with 10 sections on a single line.

The Air Ride Xtra is built on a proven low-weight chassis that incorporates a load-sensing air suspension for a smooth ride while power comes from a clean and reliable Stage 5, 4-cylinder MTU engine with power of 168kW (228hp) or choose a CAT 7.1-litre Tier 3 engine offering 169kW (230hp)

There’s also a rear protection bar plus break-back nozzle protector for added piece of mind.

Operators benefit from several upgrades, including Househam’s unique TMC (Total Machine Control System) with Fieldmaster GPS mapping.

TMC is an intuitive, easy-to-use, touchscreen console that provides fingertip control of all the machine’s functions.

The Air Ride Xtra, also incorporates Househam’s FieldMaster GPS mapping system, which offers precise control of application rate, improved accuracy and reduced overspray, particularly in irregularly shaped fields.

Early or late spraying sessions are made easier due to a comprehensive lighting package that includes a high-level front light bar, induction hopper light, flashing amber lights front and rear, plus an illuminated spray gauge.

Househam’s Air Ride Xtra models benefit from several upgrades, including Househam’s unique TMC (Total Machine Control System) an intuitive, easy-to-use, touchscreen console that provides fingertip control and a FieldMaster GPS mapping system for precise control of application rates, particularly in irregularly shaped paddocks

Blue LED boom lights also give the operator a clear view of the boom and illuminates the spray pattern, making it easier to spot blockages.

Other inclusions with this package are a reversing camera and stainless-steel clothing locker.

The Air Ride Xtra is built on Househam’s proven low-weight chassis that incorporates a supple load-sensing air suspension for a smooth ride on the roughest of terrain.

Power comes from a clean and reliable stage 5, 4-cylinder MTU engine with power of 168kW (228hp). Or choose a CAT 7.1-litre Tier 3 engine offering 169kW (230hp). 

The Sauer Danfoss hydrostatic all-wheel-drive system always ensures outstanding traction and precise speed control

Large row crop tyres can be paired with Michelin 380/85R34 YIELDBIB row crop wheels or Michelin 600/60R30 XEOBIB flotation wheels. With a low boom pivot, this adds to overall stability and minimise soil compaction.

Large row crop tyres can be paired with Michelin 380/85R34 YIELDBIB row crop wheels or Michelin 600/60R30 XEOBIB flotation wheels and when matched to a low boom pivot this adds to overall stability and minimise soil compaction

There is an impressive 110cm ground clearance, and this significantly reduces the chance of crop damage, and track width can be adjusted to accommodate any tramline spacings.

The spacious, quiet cab provides the operator with panoramic visibility including an excellent view of the boom.

Standard specification includes full climate control, a high-back Grammer air-suspended seat, cool box, DAB radio and CD with Bluetooth, plus electrically adjustable mirrors.

Since 1970, Househam have been creating innovative crop spraying systems that often incorporate current ground-breaking technologies. All are based on the same principle and vision: to design and build advanced sprayers that help customers achieve healthier crops.

As a leading independent manufacturer and supplier of crop sprayers to professional growers throughout Europe, Househam is actively working to bring British-built, high quality machines to customers around the world with many units already working around Australia.

Househam offers basic entry-level models to the highly versatile Air-Ride, and the latest generation high specification Harrier to the high capacity, advanced Predator.

Overall, Househam sprayers combine cutting edge design and technology developed by some of the industry’s leading engineers, with precision manufacturing to deliver maximum performance, efficiency and productivity.

Househam is committed to ensuring that any sprayer sold, new or used, always delivers maximum efficiency. With an experienced team of trained engineers, customers can count on Househam to provide a rapid response to service and repairs wherever based.

For more details about the Air Ride Xtra or other models in the Househam range, call the dedicated local HQ  direct on tel: 0419 364 857 or email: info@househamsprayers.net.au

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