Swift 560 in field

Swift 400-870

High capacity - low draught requirement

Swift is a trailed tine cultivator, designed to perform at peak level in both wet and dry years. The models in the product family span from 4.0 to 8.7 metre working width. You benefit from a spacious design, which can handle large quantities of crop residues. The narrow tine spacing resulting in an intensive mixing and even working result.

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Selected features

Väderstad Swift 560 with vibrating tines in speed

Vibrating tines

The Swift tines provide effective mixing down to 20cm working depth. Since the tine vibrates with a frequency up to 100 times per second, it produces a very fine soil.

An additional benefit comes from the fact that the vibrations result in less wear on points, thereby lowering operating costs and time spent on service.

The Swift tine is unique in its strength and therefore comes with a three-year warranty.

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Väderstad Swift built with unique frame construction

Unique frame construction

Each tine axle is equipped with two tines – one in front of the axle and one behind. This construction allows for a narrow tine spacing of 19.3cm, providing intensive mixing over the entire working width.

Swift’s unique design offers a low machine weight which results in minimised draught requirement. Floating wings on the larger Swift models maintains a constant depth even in hilly conditions

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Depth setting from cab

A large distinct scale clearly displays the working depth, which is set hydraulically from the cab on the move.

This allows the driver to adapt the working result to different soil types or varying conditions in the field.

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Man changing point

Point configurator

To meet differing farming needs, Väderstad offers a wide range of points for cultivators and tine harrows. With the right choice of points you are able to optimise the working result on your fields, providing the best start possible for the next crop.

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MixIn - Double mixing and crumbling

All Väderstad tine cultivators are equipped with the unique MixIn shin as standard.

The MixIn shin throws the material forwards instead of upwards, which otherwise is the usual direction. When it has landed, the material passes by the tines once again, and the mixing and crumbling effect is doubled. The forward movement further enhances the straw distribution, leading to a more even crop emergence.

The unique MixIn shin provide superior mixing and crumbling, without increasing fuel costs.

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Väderstad Cultivator Swift in field
Swift goose foot the ideal choice for organic farming

Goose foot - the ideal choice for organic farming

Equipped with goosefoot points, Swift is able to control weeds. After it has been cut by the goosefoot, the weed residues are left on the field surface to decompose.

The 240mm wide goosefoot has been designed to provide full cut-out and a long working life.

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Väderstad Swift levelling from cab

Levelling from the cab

Swift is equipped with levellers to ensure the field is left even after cultivation.

To be able to adapt to varying soil conditions, the driver is able to adjust the intensity of the hydraulic levellers with millimetre precision on the move.

The levellers are mounted to the machine with TriForce rubber suspension, thereby ensuring responsive contour following

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Cultus and Rollex together in field for optimal reconsolidation

Reconsolidation when required

Swift can be fitted with a rear drawbar so a Rollex or Rexius roller can be attached for reconsolidation, levelling and clod crushing.  

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Väderstad Swift offers multiple operations in one pass with BioDrill

Multiple operations in one pass

With the mountable small seeder BioDrill 360, Swift is able to establish small-seeded crops, such as oilseed rape or cover crops during the cultivation.

The main advantages are reduced operating costs and time saved during a hectic period on the farm.

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Product concept

Zone 1 - Intense mixing

Swift has a narrow tine spacing of 19.3cm. Since the tine and point are constantly vibrating, there is plenty of space for soil to be cultivated and pass through. The vibrating action increases the cultivation intensity and helps lower the draught requirement.

Point options

MixIn shin options

Goose foot

Zone 2 - Levelling

The star-shaped maintenance-free levellers are manufactured from specially hardened V-55 steel.The levellers can be adjusted hydraulically from the tractor cab.

Zone 3 - Finish

Swift can be fitted with a following harrow or Tiller tines to further improve the working result. The connecting drawbar adds the possibility to attach a roller, for increased reconsolidation, levelling and clod crushing.

Single following harrow

Double following harrow

Tiller tines

Connecting drawbar

Technical data

Swift 400 440 560 640 720 870
Effective working width (m) 4,05 4,44 5,60 6,36 7,14 8,69
Packer width (m) N/A
Transport width (m) 3,0 3,0 3,0 3,0 3,0 3,0
Transport height (m) 2,8 3,0 3,6 3,3 3,7 4,0
Weight min/max (kg) 3000/3200 3100/3300 3500/4000 4500/5000 4600/5200 5100/5600
Number of tines 21 23 29 33 37 45
Tine spacing (cm) 19,3 19,3 19,3 19,3 19,3 19,3
Brakes N/A N/A H/P H/P H/P H/P
Recommended working speed (km/h) 10-14 10-14 10-14 10-14 10-14 10-14
Wheel dimension (support wheels)  N/A N/A 10,0/75-15,3 / 400/60-15,5 520/50-17 520/50-17 520/50-17
Wheel dimension (transport wheels)  520/50-17 520/50-17 520/50-17 520/50-17 520/50-17 520/50-17
Hydraulic requirements (DA) 4 4 4 4 4 4
Draught requirements from (hp) 130 140 170 190 220 260
Väderstad has made every attempt to accurately portray our product lineup. However, due to our commitment to continually innovate our technologies to provide our customers the best possible products, some products may not be manufactured as shown on this site. Exact specifications for each product will be confirmed at the time of ordering.
LS = Load sensing    FR = Free return    DA = Double acting 
H = Hydraulic    P = Pneumatic     
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