Section B - Functional TestBourgault Customer Service Centre

Performing a functional test after the first time setup of an X35 is critical to ensure the Bourgault seeding system is operating as intended.  Producers should also consider performing a functional test prior to the seeding season to verify operation and avoid costly down time during seeding.
Complete Documents

  • Entire Functional Test Document for 7000 Series with ASC - 147 pages (v4.02.511, Spring 2019)
Reference Guide PDF
Follow the steps below to perform a complete function test to verify the setup of the X35 prior to seeding.
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B.1 Screen Setup Icon
 
B.1 - X35 Screen Overview
This clip shows a recommended screen setup prior to conducting the functional test on the air seeder system. 
Operator Manual PDFReference Guide PDF YouTube Video

B.2 Product Setup Icon
 
B.2 - Product Selection & Setup
Product type and rates are setup in the X35.  Various rate examples are used to verify the auger and range selections for each tank.
Operator Manual PDFReference Guide PDF YouTube Video

B.3 Load a Job Icon
 
B.3 - Load a Job
It is important to close any previous jobs and open a new job before each seeding operation.
Operator Manual PDFReference Guide PDF YouTube Video

B4 Fan Speed Settings Icon
 
B.4 - Fan Speed Test
Check that the fan or fans are capable of achieving the required speed for the desired seeding operation.
Operator Manual PDFReference Guide PDF YouTube Video

B5a Tank Calibration Test Icon
 
B.5 - Tank Calibration
The first functional test calibration video shows how to use the calibration wizard, and read the information provided.
The second calibration video shows how to check that the metering system on each tank will achieve the rates required for the given products.  A max fan speed check is also demonstrated.
Operator Manual PDFReference Guide PDF Part 1YouTube Video
 Part 2YouTube Video

 
B.6 - NH3 / Liquid Test
NH3/Liquid Test using 3151-47 harness - These instructions are written for the X30 Controller, but apply to the X35 testing procedure as well.  You will require test harnes 3151-47.
Reference Guide PDF
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ith 3151-47 harness
Reference Guide PDF
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ithout 3151-47 harness