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Lundell Plastics

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How to preserve and protect your auger:

Your planting season is only as effective as the quality of your auger. Here’s what you need to know to get the most out of your auger.

  1. Operate augers at low speeds and keep the mouth of the auger well supplied with seed. This helps maintain a fuller auger and minimizes seed damage, helping your yield down the line. ¹
  2. Replace worn augers, especially if you are using standard steel augers. As they get worn down, the amount of seed damaged is likely to increase. ¹Staying on top of auger maintenance can start growing season on the right foot and avoid issues later on in the year.
  3. Use UHMW Wearshoes to protect the steel and keep your auger in prime condition, year after year.
  4. Keep bearings and tubes in good shape. If the auger wobbles within the bus because of either worn bearings or a worn motor mount, seed damage will increase due to increased contact with the flighting edge. ¹ This poly liner is the most effective way to preserve your augers, which in turn protects your seed. With easy installation and customizable sizes, it’s a small decision that can have a big impact on your yield.¹Regular inspections and maintenance will help avoid this problem and keep your equipment running smoothly.

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