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About Tom Wolf (Nozzle_Guy)

Tom Wolf is based in Saskatoon, SK and has 31 years research experience in the spraying business. He obtained his BSA (1987) and M.Sc. (1991) in Plant Science at the University of Manitoba, and his Ph.D. (1996) in Agronomy from the Ohio State University. Tom focuses on practical advice that is research-based to improve the efficiency of producers. He also rides a unicycle to the office most days.

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There are more nozzles than ever on the market.  We’ve divided the nozzles into categories and briefly described them in the following tables.

Nozzle Choices, Pressures and Volume Recommendations

[tabs][tab title=”Conventional Flat Fans”]

Conventional Flat Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Albuz AXI 015 20 (40) * 3
ComboJet ER 0067 20 (40) * 3
Hardi FF 0075 20 (40) * 3
Hypro TR, VP 01, 015 20 (40) * 3
Lechler LU, ST 01 20 (40) * 3
TeeJet XR 0067 20 (40) * 3

[/tab] [tab title=”Pre-Orifice Flat Fans”]

Pre-Orifice Flat Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Albuz ADI 01 30 (40) ** 3-5
ComboJet SR 0067 30 (50) ** 3-5
ComboJet MR 0067 30 (50) *** 5-7
ComboJet DR 0067 30 (50) ***** 7-9
Hardi LD 01 20 (40) ** 3-5
Hypro Guardian
John Deere Guardian
01 15 (40) ** 3-5
Hypro LD 015 30 (40) ** 3-5
Lechler AD 015 30 (40) ** 3-5
TeeJet DG 015 30 (50) ** 3-5
Turbo TeeJet 01 15 (40) ** 3-5

[/tab] [tab title=”Low-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans”]

Low-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Air Bubble Jet 01 30 (60) *** 4-6
Greenleaf AirMix 005 30 (60) *** 4-6
Hypro GuardianAIR
John Deere LDA
015 30 (60) *** 4-6
Lechler IDK
Hardi MiniDrift
015 30 (60) *** 4-6
TeeJet AIXR 015 30 (60) *** 4-6
TeeJet TTI 015 20 (60) ****** >10

[/tab] [tab title=”Medium-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans”]

Medium-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Albuz AVI 015 40 (70) **** 6-8
Greenleaf TurboDrop XL 005 40 (70) **** 6-8

[/tab] [tab title=”High-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans”]

High-Pressure Air-Induced Flat Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Hypro Ultra Lo-Drift
John Deere ULD
015 40 (70) **** 5-7
Lechler ID3
Hardi InJet
01 40 (70) ***** 7-9
Greenleaf TurboDrop 005 40 (70) ***** 6-8
TeeJet AI 015 40 (70) ***** 7-9

[/tab] [tab title=”Pre-Orifice Twin Fans”]

Pre-Orifice Twin Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
TeeJet DG TwinJet 015 30 (40) ** 3-5
TeeJet Turbo TwinJet (TTJ60) 02 20 (40) *** 5-7

[/tab] [tab title=”Air-Induced Twin Fans”]

Air-Induced Twin Fans

*fine
*****coarse[divider]

Nozzle

Model[divider]

Smallest Size Available[divider]

Min (Target) Pressure (psi)[divider]

Relative Droplet Size[divider]
Minimum
Volume
(gpa)[divider]
Greenleaf TADF 01 30 (60) **** 5-7
Hypro GuardianAIR Twin
John Deere GAT
02 30 (60) *** 5-7
Lechler IDKT 015 30 (60) **** 5-7
TeeJet Air Induction TurboTwinJet (AITTJ60) 02 20 (60) **** 6-8
TeeJet AI3070 015 20 (50) **** 6-8

[/tab][/tabs]