Agriculture is backbone of our country and it is somehow dependent on equipments used in modern farming. Power Sprayers also contribute a major role in this field. So in this blog we had tried to write about some maintenance tips for long life of agricultural sprayers.
It’s an old saying, keep your tools like a child means with more care and pamper, they will yield better. Here is basic guide for maintaining sprayer before and after use. It is important to check them daily, monthly and periodically.
Inspection Before initial Use:
· Check hoses, connections and fittings
· Check filters with unscrewing parts
· Check any leakage or damage inside the tank
· If you are using battery operated sprayer check the adaptability.
Daily Inspection of Sprayer Pump:
After and before of your sprayer use, it is required to inspect to avoid unnecessary breakdown. Before the use check hose & fittings, clean filters. After the use Clean inside of the tank, flush out all the waste with clean water.
Monthly inspection is neseccary as every part is not used at daily basis or some parts are required on long interval. In this case oiling and maintaining them is more required.
After a month of spraying, you may have to change or thoroughly clean the filters on your sprayer. This can be done by removing them and spraying them with a pressure washer.
Replace the nozzles if they are corroded or non-performing. Best way to check nozzles is its pressure capacity of spraying liquid.
Season wise maintenance
Getting your sprayer ready for winter will eliminate damage when you use it the following spring. Making sure your sprayer is ready to go the next spraying season will save you a lot of time. Preparing your sprayer for winter season can be completed in 4 simple steps:
- Drain the power sprayer
- Blow out the plumbing lines
- Flush with anti-freeze
- Store/keep the sprayer correctly
Preparing your sprayer for spring season can be completed in 6 simple steps:
- Visual inspection
- Clean the tank
- Check engine and pump
- Clean nozzles
- Run water through sprayer
- Test sprayer
This blog can be very helpful to maintain and upgrade your sprayer’s performance and life. We at Chandak Agro Equipments offer nice deals in equipments and try to suggest our customers with good tips to prevent them for unnecessary expenses. We are trusted dealer in segment of Agricultural sprayers, car washers and brush cutters.