Case IH Precision Disk™ 500DS Air Drill

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Precision Disk 500DS Air Drill Highlights

  • One pass seeding and fertilizing for maximum productivity
  • Precision Placement Knife​ makes fertilizer more accessible to growing plants than leading competitive units
  • Two ranks combined wih 20 inch up-and-down movement of the parallel link row unit provides superior ground following
  • Lower weight means less compaction and more available horsepower to seed at higher rates


Seed and fertilize simultaneously with the Precision Disk 500DS Air Drill
​Built with an agronomically designed row unit, this new model delivers the accuracy, versatility and productivity you need to cover more acres efficiently.​


Choose the Most Efficient Setup for Your Operation
Our Precision Disk 550 and 500DS models are designed specifically for use with Precision Air 5 series air carts and allow for tow-behind or tow-between configurations. Alternatively, our Precision Disk 550T model features a mounted tank with seed metering. Choose the configuration that is most efficient for your operation.

Air Cart Compatibility
The Precision Disk 550 and 500DS air drill models are designed specifically for applications with Precision Air 5 series air carts. These air carts include the AccuSection™ modular metering control system with built-in section control, in-tank video camera, tank pressure sensors and more.

Product Versatility
You can mix any tank’s product with any of the other tanks, giving you maximum flexibility to achieve high efficiency when seeding.

Row Spacing
All toolbars, from 30 feet to 60 feet, come with 10-inch spacing.

Tank Capacity
With capacities from 350 to 950 bushels, these carts are available in tank configurations that have two or three primary compartments. Optional 25- or 35-bushel auxiliary tanks help meet your input needs.


MODEL CASE IH Precision Disk 500 DS, 3-Section
Seeding Method Disk and knife on parallel linkage
Row Spacings - in (mm) 10 (254)
Seed Supply, Air Cart or Integral Tank - bu(L) Air Cart
Frame Sections & Transport Folding Method 3-section, single fold
Working Width, Maximum ft/in 40 ft
Transport Width, Maximum ft/in 18 ft 9 in
Transport Height, Maximum ft/in 13 ft 9 in
Number of Furrows, Maximum 48
Basic Weight, Maximum lbs 29100
Opener Type 18" coulter w/knife; 2 separate zones for double shoot
Depth Gauging System One "T" handle per row, 0.25" (6.4) increments
Seeding Depth, Maximum, in (mm) 0.5" to 2.0" (13 to 51)
Down Pressure, Maximum, lb (kg) 400 (181) in-cab contorl
Trip Load, lb (kg) np; cushioned
Fertilizer Delivery In coulter slot, 1" deeper than seed; Seed 1" to side
Press Wheels Mounted on Opener or to Frame On Opener; three down-pressure settings
Press Wheel Description Rubber firming wheel, concave profile, chevron pattern
Center Frame Tire Front 12.5Lx15 dual castering; Rear 18Lx16.1 dual
Wing Frame Tire 12.5Lx15 single (front on caster)
Number of Frame Ranks 2