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The iHSD V12 - Integrated Harrington Seed Destructor is the latest generation of HSD Technology - single-pass harvest weed seed control.

iHSD is installed on the rear of a combine harvester and processes the chaff destroying weed seeds contained in the trash and providing harvest time weed control, preventing the vast majority of weed seeds encountered from entering the soil seed bank.The fully integrated system when purchased includes all base components to fit the combine harvester. Including pulleys, jackshafts, straw baffles, belts and monitoring system.

  • Infield installation by trained technicians
  • Direct Mechanical Drive
  • Vertical Mills
  • Stone trap to avoid foreign body ingress
  • Auger shaft to actively feed the mills, preventing blockages
  • 8 bolts to remove the chassis
  • Simple and easy to work on, only 2 belts required to transmit power
  • No gearboxes, coolers or complex electronics
  • Bypass options

Ability to handle various crop types and 60 tonne of wheat per hour or 10 tonne per hectare

Simpler. Better.

Learn about the features of the iHSD with this instructional video.

iHSD - Simpler. Better.

One-pass HWSC
  • One-Pass Harvest Weed Seed Control
  • No major change in harvesting practice
  • Improve weed control in a cropping operation without additional chemicals
  • Return processed organic matter to the paddock and retain valuable nutrients
  • No burning, reduce fire risk to property
  • No additional chaff handling
  • No additional labour required
  • Save time after harvest. Clean up, pack up, done.
  • Patented iHSD Mill Design
  • Over 99% of targeted weed seeds that enter the iHSD Mills
  • In a study condicted independently by AHRI
    • 93-97% annual ryegrass seed kill
    • over 99% wild radish seed kill
    • over 99% wild oats seed kill
    • 99% brome grass seed kill
  • Direct mechanical drive
  • Operating speed 3025-3075 RPM
  • Operating loads 78 kW at full load, 48 kW unloaded, 65 kW nominal operation at 3050 RPM mill speed
  • Full monitoring of system utilising Smart Ag systems jackal
  • More than 20 years of HSD technology
  • More than 7 years in-field testing and development of iHSD
  • Many years of published testing and field trial results
  • Industrial design in a fully fledged production model
  • Ongoing R&D and improvements fully field tested before release
  • Installed on Class 7,  8, 9 and 10 combine harvesters
  • Australian installations and supported by an Authorised Local Dealer
  • Parts and knowledgebase supported through a National Dealer Network
  • 3 tier in-field support network
  • Manufacturer Warranty Programme and Product Improvement Programme (R&D)
Australian designed, developed and made
  • Conceived by Australian Farmer and Inventor Ray Harrington
  • Research and Development funded by Australia’s RD&E Investment body GRDC
  • Designed And Developed in Australia by UniSA
  • Made in Australia by an Australian Company De Bruin Engineering
  • Built tough to operate in harsh Australian conditions
  • Technology licence fees directly support Australian Research & Development

Contact Us

Do not hesitate to contact us for more information on the Harrington Seed Destructor.


De Bruin Engineering Pty Ltd
ABN: 44 132 617 639


De Bruin Engineering
PO Box 52
Mount Gambier
South Australia 5290

Telephone +61 8 8721 3888

Email info@ihsd.com

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