Sweep Terminology, what does it mean?

A:

BEVEL

Edges of wings are forged in a press so the sweep self-sharpens with field use.

STEM ANGLE

Refers to the angle the sweep shank forms with the horizontal plane of the ground. Determines the depth of soil penetration.

SIZE

Refers to the distance between the two outside edges of the wings of the sweep. The "cutting width" in the field.

CROWN

The distance from the ground to the tip of the wing and lower bolt hole measured on a level plane. These measurements determine the volume of dirt that the sweep will go through. We offer low and medium crown sweeps,

CONTACT WIDHT/CLIPPED WING

Maintain full cutting width for full life of sweep.

 

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