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Growers reminded to implement harvester fire reduction strategies.. Grain growers in the southern cropping region are reminded to implement strategies and take precautions to reduce the risk of fires caused by machinery this harvest... " machinery failure is in many cases responsible for fires starting so it is critical that growers undertake harvester operation checks and regular maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest in an effort to reduce the risk of fire."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Growers reminded to implement harvester fire reduction strategies.. Grain growers in the southern cropping region are reminded to implement strategies and take precautions to reduce the risk of fires caused by machinery this harvest... " machinery failure is in many cases responsible for fires starting so it is critical that growers undertake harvester operation checks and regular maintenance leading up to and throughout harvest in an effort to reduce the risk of fire."..
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Plan of attack needed for harvester fires.. On average 7 percent of harvesters will start a fire in a given year... Growers can use the Grassland Fire Danger Index guide to assess the wind speed at which harvest must cease (a GFDI of 35), depending on the temperature and relative humidity...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Plan of attack needed for harvester fires.. On average 7 percent of harvesters will start a fire in a given year... Growers can use the Grassland Fire Danger Index guide to assess the wind speed at which harvest must cease (a GFDI of 35), depending on the temperature and relative humidity...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
A few steps to preventing header fires.. On machines without an automated engine blowdown system, Dr Quick says it can be necessary to remove flammable material from the engine bay as frequently as every 30 minutes or every time the chaser bin is filled... Having a button on the dash that the operator could hit to drench the machine or the engine bay in fire retardant would help reduce the chance of burning a header to the ground," he says...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Graeme Quick was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of combine harvester fires... Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being reminded to protect their lives, crops and machinery by minimising the risk of harvester fires this season... To help growers beat this statistic, a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Back Pocket Guide outlines simple steps that can minimise fire risk while bringing in this season's crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Graeme Quick was engaged by the GRDC to look at the causes of combine harvester fires... Grain growers in the southern cropping region are being reminded to protect their lives, crops and machinery by minimising the risk of harvester fires this season... To help growers beat this statistic, a new Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) Back Pocket Guide outlines simple steps that can minimise fire risk while bringing in this season's crop...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
Harvester fires can not only damage or destroy machinery but can also cause considerable damage to surrounding crops and properties and endanger life... Of these, one in ten will cause significant damage to the machine or surrounding crop... Keep browsing 0 Responses to Reducing harvester fire risk: The Back Pocket Guide..
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