The Rata Blog

Discover innovations, news and tips from NZ's own farm machinery attachments manufacturer.

New Serial Number Plates on Rata Attachments

Posted by Troy Walton on Jan 10, 2022 9:18:10 AM

Here at Rata we are always looking for ways to improve, one such way we have implemented recently is the use of a new Serial Number plate on our machines which also provides the end user other useful information.


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Topics: Insider, Working Safer, Working Smarter, attachments, Health and Safety

Sheer Animal Power - How our grabs take inspiration from predatory beasts

Posted by Glenn Walton on Nov 8, 2021 9:56:00 AM

In recent times the team at Rata have been considering how our front end loader and telehandler attachments relate to different animal characters. While the attachments are made of steel, there are some real likenesses that our attachments represent with their ability to perform in their environment and dominate the food-chain.


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Topics: Working Safer, Tips, Hacks & How To's, Pasture & Crop Management, Silage Making Tips, attachments

A Hitch that's better than ever before - the all new redesigned Rata Draw Bar Hitch

Posted by Louis Searle on Oct 29, 2021 4:45:00 PM

When it comes to the perfect rear linkage tow hitch there are 3 main points we are looking for, which all contribute together for operator efficiency and ease of use.


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Topics: Silage & Winter Feed Handling, Working Safer, Working Smarter

Rata Bag Lifter/Combo Fork Makes The Job Safer

Posted by Louis Searle on May 31, 2021 9:40:28 AM

Over the coming months there is going to be thousands of bulk bags whether it is fertilizer, seed or supplements delivered to farms all over NZ. In the past it has been a normal practice to arrive on site with the delivery and have an old set of bale forks used to dangerously unload these one ton plus loads, and now with the ever increasing health and safety for our work force we have designed the ultimate attachment for this specific job.


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Topics: Working Safer, Working Smarter, Farming technology, attachments, Health and Safety