Case IH Flex Hoe 400 » Red Power Team, Iowa

Case IH Flex Hoe 400

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  • Base Size

    27 - 80 ft.

  • Transport Height

    11' 8" - 17' 9"

  • Transport Width

    17' 8" - 20' 6"

  • Shank Spacing

    7.2", 10", or 12"

Air Drill Family

Configurations to Suit Your Operation
Case IH Flex Hoe Series air drills are engineered to deliver precision seeding in varying field conditions and seeding needs.Choose from a wide range of opener and press wheel options to suit your operation.The Flex Hoe series features a flexible folding frame design that provides easy transport but still offers wide working widths for greater productivity, allowing you to hit that critical seeding window.


Get Accurate Placement and Higher Yields
Flex Hoe openers are designed to optimize input placement by providing effective ground penetration and maintaining consistent depth.
    Parallel Link Opener
    • Parallel Link Opener
    • Spring Shank Opener
    • Knife Options
    Ground Following
    The parallel link opener, available on the Flex Hoe 900 features a shorter distance from bar to opener offers precise depth control with less up and down movement. Parallel links maintain opener depth and orientation.
    Easy Depth Adjusment
    The Quick-Lock™ depth adjuster is positioned at waist height with presets for easy, one-handed, tool-free depth adjustments on each row opener.
    In-Cab Down Pressure Control
    The down pressure of the opener and frame can be controlled from the cab through an intuitive run screen interface. This allows the operator to adjust as field conditions change.

    Rugged C-Shank Design
    • 50-degree C-shank available on the Flex Hoe 400 and 700 models
    • 7.5, 10 and 12-inch spcing for the 60' model
    • 10 and 12-inch spacing for the 70' model
    Edge-On Shank for Reduced Ground Disturbance
    • 84-Degree edge-on shank available on the Flex Hoe 700
    • Offers reduced Ground Disturbance and increased residue flow
    • 10 and 12-inch shank spacing on both 60' and 70' models
      Trip Options
      The Flex Hoe 400 and 700 models feature trip options to suit your soil type:
      • 350-lb trips for most soil types
      • 550-lb trips for rugged conditions and double-shoot applications
      Seeding Options
      • The Flex Hoe 400 and 700 models can be configured for single or doubleshoot application
      Double-Shoot with a Single Shank
      A patented design allows for double-shoot application of two products from a single knife. This reduces soil disruption and provides cleaner application.
      Rugged Knives for Every Soil
      Knives include carbide tips and hardened surface for longevity
      Stealth™ Knives
      Stealth Knife offers a choice of low disturbance knife tips or a selection of spread tips for single-shoot applications. Stealth double shoot side band or paired row attachments deliver one-pass seed and fertilizer placement.
      Nok-On™ for Quick Change
      Nok-On sweeps provide the ability to quickly switch sweeps, along with either a narrow or wide opener, to add maximum versatitlity to your seeding system


      Work More Acres Per Hour

      The Flex Hoe air drill is designed to be big in the field and compact in transport. The rugged frame folds quickly to get you in and out of the field faster.Its flexibility enables better ground following for optimal seed placement. And the choice of width options from 27 to 80 ft allow you to work more area with each pass.
      • Flexibility

        • Each frame section can beadjusted to increase or decrease weight
        • +/- 15 degrees of frame flex on individual sections
        • Frame sections are welded onto the sturdy 12 x 12 main frame
      • Quick Fold

        • Narrow transport widths for safe roading
        • Simple folding procedure—the Flex Hoe 900 can even be folded from the cab
        • Rear-fold design allows for more tires to contact the road
        • Unique rear-hitch design allows transport without disconnecting the air system

      Packing Configurations

      Versatility to Fit Your Operating Style

      The Flex Hoe air drill offer a parallel link packing system on the Flex Hoe 900 or an in-line gang packing system and the optional walking gang option on the 700 model.
      • On-row Press Wheel

        • A feature of the parallel link system
        • Optimum distance between knife opener and press wheel, controlled by the Quick-Lock wheel
        • Packing force is fixed in relation to the trip force
      • In-Line Gang Packing System

        • Available with narrower wheels widths
        • Choose from steel wheels or pneumatic rubber that require no air pressure maintenance
        • Available on the Flex Hoe 400 and Flex Hoe 700
      • Walking-Beam Packing System

        • Allows 5" to 7" wide seed rows to be packed consistently across the full width of the row
        • Each tire can be adjusted to the packing pressure needed for various soil conditions
        • Available on the Flex Hoe 700

      Wheel Options

      Consistent Packing with a Choice of Press Wheels

      For optimal germination, a variety of press wheels are offered to match your soil types and seeding environment

      Optional mud scrapers handle mud buildup in damp or fine clay soils.
      • Steel Press Wheels

        • Ideal for sandy and rocky soil conditions
        • A V-profile concentrates packing pressure onto a smaller area for higher pressure on the seed.
        • Available in 3.5 in or 4.5 in (8 cm or 11.4 cm) widths
      • Pneumatic Rubber Press Wheels

        • Perfect for wide seed spread or double shootapplications
        • 10” and 12” spacing configurations
        • The wider Flat faced pneumatic press wheel offersmaximum flex in heavier, wetter soils.
        • The Rounded face is used dryer soils for addedpacking pressures in center of row.
      • Semi-Pneumatic Press Wheels

        • Does not require inflation nor pressure adjustments
        • Thick side walls that do not got flat resulting in less potential down time
        • Steel rims are designed for superior strength and durability
      Seeding Method Min-Till / Conventional Till hoe
      Row Spacings - In (mm) 7.2, 10, 12 (183, 254, 305)
      Seed Supply Air Cart
      Frame Sections And Transport Folding Method 3 & 5 section, vertical fold
      Min Working Width ft/in [ m ]33 ft [10.06]
      Max Working Width ft/in [ m ]57 ft [17.4]
      Min Transport Width ft/in [ m ]20 ft 6 in [6.2]
      Max Transport Width ft/in [ m ]20 ft 6 in [6.2]
      Min Transport Height ft/in [ m ]11 ft 8 in [3.6]
      Max Transport Height ft/in [ m ]17 ft 9 in [5.4]
      Number Of Furrows, Minimum
      Number Of Furrows, Maximum 85
      Min Weight lbs [ kg ]17000 [7711]
      Max Weight lbs [ kg ]33700 [15286]
      Variants Available 5 widths, 3 row spacings
      Opener Type Conventional single pivot spring trip hoe
      Depth Gauging System Fixed to frame
      Seeding Depth, Maximum - In (mm)
      Down Pressure, Minimum - Lb (kg) Not regulated separately
      Down Pressure, Maximum - Lb (kg) Not regulated separately
      Trip Load - Lb (kg) 350 or 550 (159 or 250)
      Fertilizer Delivery Single or double shoot
      Press Wheel Mounting Frame-mounted
      Press Wheel Description Steel Wheel or Semi-pneumatic Tire
      Center Frame Tire 9.5L x 15FI or 11L x 15FI
      Wing Frame Tire 9.5L x 15FI or 11L x 15FI
      Number Of Frame Ranks 4
      Distance Between Ranks - In (mm) 24 (610)
      Min Number Of Furrows 28
      Max Number Of Furrows
      Min Down Pressure lbs [ kg ]
      Max Down Pressure lbs [ kg ]
      Tank 1 Capacity bu (US) [ L ]
      Min Row Spacing inches [ mm ]
      Max Row Spacing inches [ mm ]
      Trip Load lbs [ kg ]
      Distance Between Ranks inches [ mm ]
      Tank 2 Capacity bu (US) [ L ]
      Max Seeding Depth inches [ mm ]