Fruit tree shaker with umbrella GACEK

Fruit tree shaker with umbrella GACEK

GACEK fruit tree shaker is designed to harvest not only cherries but also other stone fruits, for example, plums. The fruits are being strewn from the tree then, all impurities like leaves or twigs are removed with a fan and the fruits are being dumped into boxes or box pallets. In order to achieve the best work effects, proper preparation of the orchard is extremely important. It is a basic condition for a good operation of GACEK fruit tree shaker. Trees should be maintained much higher than in case of an orchard designed for manual harvesting.

  • Tree shaker GACEK  a modern solution was adopted  – reversed ‘umbrella’ that is opened hydraulically under the tree before shaking the fruits.
  • In order to operate GACEK two or three people are needed: one tractor driver and 1-2 persons for handling the tree shaker.
  • GACEK machine is especially recommended for family farms with cherry orchard area of up to 5 ha. In optimal conditions, GACEK can collect fruits from 50-60 trees/hour.

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Technical specifications

Mounting method Hook to the tractor joist. Category 2
Drive Tractor’s hydraulics
Transport length 4 800 mm
Max. working length 5 200 mm
Total transport width 2 400 mm
Wheelbase in the transport position 1 530 mm
Wheelbase in the working position 1 905 mm
Max. working width 3 700 mm
Height 2 400 mm
Weight ok. 900 kg
Scope of paws grip 50 – 200 mm
Required hydraulic pump consumption min. 25 l/min
Harvest accuracy ok. 95 %
Number of operators (collection to pallet-boxes) 2
Number of operators (collection of boxes 400x600x150mm) 3
Output around 0.5 ha (8-10 h)

 

Plantation requirements

Space between raws min 4 m
Space between trees in a raw min 2.2 m
Max crown diameter max 3.5 m
Trunk height min 0.7 m