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Compact irrigation boom

Oct 12, 2023

Compact irrigation boom is lighter and easier to transport

As managed farm areas grow, efficient and fast road transport becomes increasingly important for all farm machinery.

Briggs Irrigation has therefore launched a new irrigation boom designed specifically to make transport and handling as easy as possible.

The R52 Compact has a structural width of 52 metres but can irrigate a width of up to 72m when fitted with sprinklers at either end. Accurate Nelson R55 VT sprinklers are used to ensure uniformity across the entire wetted width.

The new boom can be folded to just under 2.9m to ensure road transport is convenient, safe and straightforward. A ‘travel kit’ is also be provided as standard, allowing the boom to be towed safely at speeds of up to 25 mph.

As with all Briggs booms, the...

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