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1. (WO2017032690) METERING DEVICE FOR GRANULAR MATERIAL WITH A PRE-METERING UNIT

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/032690    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2016/069624
Publication Date: Fri Mar 03 00:59:59 CET 2017 International Filing Date: Fri Aug 19 01:59:59 CEST 2016
IPC: A01C 7/04
Applicants: AMAZONEN-WERKE H. DREYER GMBH & CO. KG
Inventors: TECKEMEYER, Stephan
Title: METERING DEVICE FOR GRANULAR MATERIAL WITH A PRE-METERING UNIT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a metering device for granular material, in particular seeds. Said metering device comprises a conveying device which is mounted so it can rotate in a housing, said conveying device interacting with a housing wall or a guide element such that granular material can be conveyed from a receiving area into a discharge area. Said metering device comprises a pre-metering unit by means of which the granular material can be conveyed from a reservoir (3) to the conveying device and the granular material can be set in rotation by the pre-metering unit and can be moved in the direction of the rotational axis of the conveying device.