April 7, 2023
Stanhay S870 belt planter metering unit
S870 Row unit pricing: $2,460 (base)
Exact S870 row unit pricing depends on options and setup.
Stanhay precision belt planters
Stanhay precision belt planters are renown for their low seed drop and remarkable versatility. They plant every seed type from carrot to beans. When used with coated seed, Stanhay's accuracy is nearly perfect.
Stanhay S870 Belt Planter
The Stanhay S870 Belt Planter has long been the standard of the lettuce industry. For over 60 years, row crop growers all over the world have relied on the S870 for accurate depth control and spacing. In the U.S. "salad bowl" region, 15 and 18-row S870 planters are common, but practically any number of rows is possible.
Stanhay S870 Metering Unit
Stanhay's S870 belt metering unit is lightweight, simple and extremely versatile. It can plant 1, 2, or 3 lines per unit with unmatched precision, making the 870 planter ideal for many types of operations.
The S870 produces outstanding results with coated (pelleted) seeds, and will handle some raw seeds as well. The 870 metering unit's unique belt system is extremely gentle on seed and features the lowest seed drop of any precision planter available.
STANHAY S870 METERING UNIT - HOW IT WORKS
Toolbar mounted 2-row Stanhay Robin belt planter
Stanhay Robin row units. Designed for growers with limited acreage or small blocks.
2-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on toolbar
5-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on toolbar
6-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on Sutton Ag sled
8-Row Stanhay S870 belt planter mounted on Sutton Ag planter sled
Stanhay Land Wheel - Chain Drive Transmission
Stanhay's large diameter land wheels with deep lug tires provide positive drive to the metering units.
Close ratio chain drive system gives full choice of up to 60 seed spacings and comes in 2 sizes: standard and XL.
Easy seed spacing and height adjustment allows for planting on flat or raised seedbeds up to 12-inches high.
Mounting options for Stanhay belt planters:
The Stanhay belt drive land wheel features a belt and pulley drive system, giving you a choice of 4 different seed spacings per seed belt.
Stanhay Belt Drive Land Wheel
Ideal for coated seed, Stanhay belt planters plant almost all small vegetable seed at any spacing pattern.
Is your Stanhay belt planter in a state of disrepair? Need parts or modification? If so, check our Stanhay Services page.
Stanhay Belt Planter Repair