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MODEL 6280
The Model 6280 Air Seeder offers many large tank features in a smaller tank size.
The Bourgault Product Distribution System is a Class A distribution system proven to be even, accurate, and gentle on all products.  The main componants include:
PDM Pro Metering Auger,
Straight-Thru Primary Lines,
and Air Seeder Kit.

The Metering Drive & Transmission ensure accurate & consistent metering rates.
Various Tire Options ensure good flotation & minimal compaction. 
Cab Rate Adjust gives you easy on-the-go control of product rates.
The EZ Air Seeder Hitch allows you to be "close enough" when pinning the air seeder to the seeding implement.
The convenient Power Hydraulic Calibration system provides a quick and simple means to achieve an accurate application rate.
The standard Model 591 Air Seeder Monitor gives you standard monitoring features for up to four compartments.
Optical Blockage Sensors are available as single-run or full-run packages.
Besides the standard Model 591 Air Seeder Monitor, 2015 Model 6000 Series air seeders have two additional options for seed rate control.  For those Operators wanting extreme capability, Bourgault offers the X30 Apollo System. The X30 Apollo System* provides unprecedented control of your 6000 Series air seeder.  Alternatively, Bourgault offers the optional ISO Apollo System.  The ISO Apollo System provides basic control for those individuals who want fewer options. 
The Model 6280 is equipped with the 8" Dia. Standard Auger.
Working Lights are located in key locations to enhance productivity and safety during night time operation.
Bourgault is the first in the industry to provide the Product Lift System for operator safety and convenience.
Tank Mounted Camera System - Bourgault offers a leading stand-alone monitoring system option that allows you to watch what is happening in each compartment and behind the air seeder.
Model 6280 Air Seeder ~ Specifications
6280 TBHD / L6280
Total Tank Volume
280 bu
9870 l
#1 Tank Volume
112 bu
3950 l
#2 Tank Volume*
56 bu*
1970 l*
#3 Tank Volume*
168 bu*
112 bu*
5920 l*
3950 l*
Height - Transport (Top of L/U Agr/Cnvr)
12' 1"
3.7 m
Height - Field (Top of Hand Rail)
14' 0"
4.3 m
Overall Width (Single Tires)
13' 2"
4 m
Front Axle to Rear Axle (TBHD Only)
12' 6"
3.8 m
Hitch Pin to L/U Auger/Conveyor - Tow Behind Units
29' 2"
8.9 m
Hitch Pin to L/U Auger/Conveyor - Leading Units
31' 3"
9.5 m
Hitch Pin to Rear Tow Hitch Pin - Tow Behind Units
29' 10"
9.1 m
Hitch Pin to Rear Tow Hitch Pin - Leading Units
27' 3"
8.3 m
Front Tire Spacings (TBHD Only)
5' 0"
1.5 m
Rear Tire Spacings, Single
10' 10"**
3.3 m**
Weight, Empty ***
10,200 lb
4,627 kg
Loaded Hitch Weight, Leading Units:
6,500 lb
2,950 kg
Load/Unloading Augers/Conveyor
8" Standard
L/U Auger/Conveyor Load Rate (max.)
30 bu/min
1057 l/min
591 Monitor
X30 Apollo System
ISO Apollo System
* - Tow Behind configured with 2 compartments, Leading with 3 compartments
** - 10' (3m) row crop option also available
*** All Units weighed with a L/U Auger
Tire Options
Front Axle
21.5 x 16.1 I3 Traction Lug
Rear Axle (Singles) 28L x 26 R1 Lug
  480/80R38 R1 Lug (Row Crop)
  520/85R38 R1 Lug (Row Crop)
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