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Lockdrives: “escorting” lifting strawberry cultivation

Strawberries are native to South America and have been cultivated for more than 300 years. Because of its high nutritional value and economic value, it has become a widely cultivated economic crop in the world. At present, almost all provinces and autonomous regions in China have strawberry cultivation. Among them, Shandong, Liaoning, Anhui, Jiangsu, Henan, Hebei, Sichuan, Zhejiang and Yunnan have large cultivation areas. According to relevant statistics, from 2011 to 2022, China's strawberry planting area has increased from 78100 hectares to 131600 hectares, and the output has increased from 2.009 million tons to 3.449 million tons (as shown in the figure below).

The continuous growth of the strawberry consumption market has also led to the continuous innovation of strawberry cultivation technology, and more and more cultivation methods have appeared simultaneously.

"Strawberry Sky Waterfall" is the latest generation of strawberry soilless cultivation planting system. It consists of three parts: intelligent greenhouse, liftable and suspended soilless cultivation system and water and fertilizer integrated precision irrigation and fertilization system. Compared with the traditional strawberry planting technology, this system effectively improves the space utilization rate, has a high degree of automation, and saves water and fertilizer. When harvesting and pruning, simply raise or lower the pipe that needs to be operated by lifting equipment.

The core of the lifting strawberry cultivation system is safety, stability and speed. Since the cultivation system is loaded with peat, wood fiber, cocopeat, perlite and other substrates and a large amount of nutrient solution, plus the weight of the cultivation gutter and crop plants, the total load is very high. The traditional drive scheme needs to use multiple motors, and the wiring is complicated. In this case, the requirements for the control system are very high, and the cost of equipment needs to be increased. In order to solve this problem, Lockdrives from Germany has specially designed a strawberry hanging solution combined with more than 170 years of technical accumulation in the industry. As shown below:

Lockdrives Strawberry Lifting Solutions

The Lockdrives drive solution (as shown in the figure below) is used in the Hefei Changfeng Strawberry Base. The complete set of German-made equipment provides a stable and reliable solution for the lifting and lowering of the strawberry cultivation system. By reducing the cost of a single planting gutter, the overall cost of the grower is reduced.

Hefei Changfeng Strawberry Base - with Lockdrives drive solution

German Lockdrives geared motors provide a wide variety of choices, the following is the product model.

EWA series

Torque 50-2000 Nm

Speed ​​1.6-60 rpm

Outdoor installation A60 standard (optional)

Special voltage 1~, 3~, DC

The motor can be installed at any angle

Unique limiting stopper and position feedback device

Dynamic self-locking function, more secure

The nominal torque on the nameplate is the actual minimum value

Ensuring maximum power throughout its lifetime

Optimized motor for various variant scenarios

Powerful single-phase motor, wired before leaving the factory for better on-site installation

A variety of gear units and accessories to meet the actual design and application scenarios

Shaft ends, mounting position and switch elements

Gear units

More information:

Lockdrives (Nanjing) Co., Ltd

Shi Jin

Tel: 17768135197

Email: [email protected] 


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