How do you use a Fimco sprayer?
Fill the tank about 1/2 full with plain water and drive to the starting place for spraying. When you are ready to spray, turn the boom valve to the “on” position. This will start solution spraying from the tips of the boom. The pressure will decrease slightly when the boom is spraying.
Why do Fimco sprayers lose pressure?
If you’re experiencing little to no pressure or the pump is not priming and you’ve checked your filter screen and it’s clean, you may need to clean the check valve. Remove the head of the pump, which is held on by about 6-7 screws. Clean the check valve under hot, soapy water (such as a good grade dish soap).
How do you clean a Fimco sprayer nozzle?
Follow the chemical manufacturer’s disposal instructions of all wash or rinsing water. If boom or handgun nozzles need cleaning, remove them from the sprayer and soak in warm soapy water. Clean with a soft bristled brush or toothpick if necessary.
Why is my pump sprayer not working?
If you are experiencing low pressure output from your sprayer and have ruled out any other parts as the cause, the impeller coupling may have lost its seal, or the impeller itself may be damaged, clogged or broken. In some cases, the pump may be disassembled and cleaned to fix the problem.
What is the best ATV sprayer?
Our pick for the best ATV boom sprayer is the Precision Products TCS15 Spot Sprayer. It does a great job of tackling large areas and can spray up to 1.8 gallons per minute. Plus, it’s well built and easy to use. For a more budget-friendly option, consider the Ironton ATV Spot Sprayer.
Why is my sprayer losing pressure?
This could be due to a split non-return valve, located at the base of the pump mechanism or perished washers and seals. If this is happens, then the bottle is probably getting pressure but subsequently losing it.
How do you calibrate a spray?
Calibrating a Sprayer Using the Ounce Calibration Method
- Select the travel distance according to the nozzle spacing on the sprayer using Table 1.
- Drive and time the sprayer in seconds (Figure 1) at the throttle setting, pressure setting, and load used during spraying ( spray tank should be one-half to two-thirds full).
How do you calibrate a pump sprayer?
Start the motorized pump or pressurize the tank, then test the spray pattern. Add pressure and/ or adjust the spray tip until you are satisfied with the spray pattern. 5) Spray the test area in the manner you would normally do when controlling the target pest and record the time in seconds to treat the test area.