Plant Support Placing Machine, E.g., Vine Tying Patents (Class 47/1.01S)
  • Publication number: 20110005634
    Abstract: A machine (1) for tying vegetation, in particular vine, raspberry or similar branches, including a unit (4) for lifting up the branches, an element (5) for supplying tying-up wires (50) and members (7, 8) for binding the tying-up wires. These binding members include two pivoting arms (7, 8) that are mounted to pivot around vertical axes (A) and be moved by jacks. One of the arms (7) comprises an on-board tie magazine (71) that is arranged in the extension of a tying head (72), and the other arm (8) includes an insertion head (82) cooperating with the tying head (72) when the arms (7, 8) are in a working position in order to fit the tie (60) on the tying-up wires (50).
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2009
    Publication date: January 13, 2011
    Inventor: Modeste Schmitt