Glossary

Plough Model Terms

  • HA - hydraulic furrow width adjustment with shearbolt body protection
  • MA - manual furrow width adjustment with shearbolt body protection
  • MR - manual furrow width adjustment with spring back body protection
  • FS - fixed furrow width body with shearbolt protection
  • FR - fixed furrow width body with spring back body protection
  • DF - Delta Furra - a Dowdeswell trade name descibing ploughs with adjustable furrow width
  • P-P - Point to Point - the distance measured between plough bodies, eg 1st to 2nd furrow
  • FW - Furrow Width - the ploughing width of the each mouldboard assembly
  • HP - Horse Power - 1 horse power is 0.7457 Kilowatts
  • DP - Dowdeswell Plough - used for the earlier ranges of Dowdeswell plough in order of design
  • DEC - Dowdeswell Electronic Control - a headland automation system for some semi-mounted ploughs
  • F SERIES - fixed furrow width plough range
  • U/BEAM - distance from tip of the plough point to the closest part of the plough beam

Wearing Part Terms

  • Share - the leading edge of the mouldboard assembly
  • Point