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Valley X-Tec Drive Center Drive Motor for Irrigation | Valley

Valley® X-Tec® Center Drive Motor

A Perfect Combination of Speed and Power.


The new Valley® X-Tec® center drive motor delivers the ultimate combination: top-performing speed for high-speed irrigation cycles and dynamic power to take on even the toughest terrains. With Valley FastPass™ technology, you can apply a light application of irrigation to cool crops, gain precision in chemigation and foliar applications, and deliver even greater application uniformity. The patented alignment technology and robust DC motor keep the center pivot moving at a smooth and consistent pace, even over varied terrain.

Valley X-Tec operates at up to twice the speed of a standard, high-speed AC Valley center drive motor. The advanced DC motor design provides constant torque throughout a wide speed range, providing growers with unmatched control and additional options to maximize crop yield.


Valley X-Tec Resources

Extra-large intermediate gear bearings Assure long life.
25° tooth angles Provides 40% greater load capacity and wear resistance than other manufacturers' 14 1/2° tooth angles.
Built-in crop guard over U-joint Prevents crop wrapping in or near oil seals.
Double reduction gearing Requires fewer gears, shafts and bearings for greater reliability and efficiency.
Stator Can be replaced independent of rotor, and is held in place with corrosion-resistant, stainless steel bolts for easy maintenance.
Valley exclusive coating Applied to internal surfaces to prevent corrosion.
Watertight seal Between housing components.
Finned aluminum housing For cool-running efficiency. Operates at temperatures 11° C (20° F)  (lower than comparable motors with steel housing, because the Valley aluminum housing and fins dissipate heat more effectively. This doubles insulation life and increases motor life.
Case-hardened steel helical gears More teeth meshed at all times for smoother power transmission.
Drain plug Easily accessible, extra-large.
FastPass technology Continuous movement allows the machine to operate up to two times faster than standard AC motors.
Advanced DC drive Delivers full torque at any speed.
Steel gears Provide more strength than powdered metal.
Aluminum finned housing Runs 11° C (20° F) cooler for a longer motor life. No paint to chip, scratch or corrode.
Internally-vented junction box Prevents moisture and contaminants from corroding the wire connections.
Crop guard Protects shaft seals for extended life.
Integral pinion gear Eliminates coupler, improves reliability.
Helical gears More tooth contact than spur gears, providing more torque capacity and quieter operation.
Reliable Isolated, independently wound copper coils for longer life.
Durable Advanced DC motor delivers consistent torque at any speed.
Precise Patented, consistent precision alignment.
Advanced Electronic braking technology keeps the machine where you want it.
Responsive Valley dealers — fast, dependable service.

Contact Your Local Valley Dealer

Are you ready to learn more about how the Valley X-Tec center drive motor can benefit your center pivot irrigation operation? Contact your local Valley dealer today.