Spray nozzles are one of the smallest, yet most vital pieces of equipment in a commercial farming operation. Cleaning and maintaining your spray nozzles will help ensure that you save precious time and money.
There are a number of different spraying applications when you are applying chemical, and different guns to fit each application as well. Your chemical sprayer needs the correct gun for your purpose in order to be the most effective. So, the first question is what is your spraying application? Do you need high flow, or high pressure, an adjustable spray pattern? You get the idea.
We are going to look at a few different spraying applications and select the right spray gun for your sprayer. Let’s start with tree spraying.
We all know that keeping your sprayer in great condition will reduce break downs during spraying season. Making sure your oil is clean is part of that. Here are a few simple steps to properly change/replace the engine oil on your sprayer as quick as possible.
When you begin to spray with herbicide after it has sat in your sprayer for a couple of days, it may clog. Although every chemical is different, there are simple ways to deal with this issue so it never happens again. After conducting some basic research, I discovered that although this is a common problem for anyone that uses a herbicide sprayer, nobody has shared any easy fix. In this article, you will discover seven common sense solutions to this annoying issue.
Calibrating a sprayer is mostly neglected because it seems too hard. This can be true when you don't have the right tools. When I first calibrated a sprayer, the first thing I did was googled 'how to calibrate a sprayer'. I noticed very quickly that a lot of people had written about this but it was extremely hard to find a simple process. That's when I set out to find the best apps, calculators and worksheets so nobody else has to research as much as I did. I chose four of the best tools I have seen that will make calibrating a sprayer very simple.
When you change spraying chemicals, it is extremely important you thoroughly clean your tank. This simple process can eliminate damage being done to crops or grass by preventing small amounts of the wrong chemical being sprayed. If you have the right cleaning fluid and tools, this process is simple. In this article, I have included a list of the best chemicals to use for cleaning and a 7-step method that you can follow.
There are several definitions and interpretations of what 'calibrating a sprayer' really means. After researching this topic (extensively), I have concluded with a simple definition that will help you quickly understand everything you need to know. In this article, you will also learn about 3 calibration measurements that you must understand before calibrating your boom sprayer. Make note of the 'pro tips' given that I learnt from professionals that perform this task every season.
If you have the right calculations and tools, calibrating your sprayer will take about 30 minutes. This is an easy process if you follow this step by step explanation. When I wanted to learn how to calibrate a sprayer, I decided to do some research to discover the process. I found it extremely difficult to find a basic explanation all on one page. For those of you in that situation, here is the best explained procedure to follow.
Fenceline spraying is the quickest and cheapest way to maintain your fences. Many property owners and farmers think that this task is unneeded or too time consuming to worry about. I conducted some research and found that both sides of the argument have valid points. In this article, you will learn why and when spraying fencelines is important. You will also discover four fenceline spraying tips that I have learnt from people in the field that complete this job every year.
Purchasing a 3 point sprayer for your tractor is an investment that requires some research. If you have never used a sprayer on your tractor, this article will be very helpful. After speaking to many farmers and hearing what their pain points are about 3 point sprayers, I have gathered a list of 9 things you should look for before you make the purchase. Hopefully this list will save you a lot of research time and get you the right sprayer for your application.