Pressure Articles

The Pressure Gauge Shows More Than Pressure

Kim Blagborne (Slimline Manufacturing) has long said that the pressure gauge on an airblast sprayer indicates more than just pressure. It can be used to diagnose a number of pump and plumbing issues… if you know what to look for. Here’s Kim’s troubleshooting guide ...Read More

The Effect of Pressure Drop on Coverage

In 2015, Tom and Jason ran demonstrations at Ontario’s¬†Southwest Agriculture Crop Diagnostic Days. The 20 minute sessions were designed to explain: The phenomenon of pressure drop, how to measure it, how to correct for it, and how low pressure affects¬†coverage. Although manufacturers of air ...Read More

Exploding Sprayer Myths (ep.3): Nozzle Pressure

Here’s the third in our series of short, educational and irreverent videos made with Real Agriculture. We wanted to explain where pressure readings are taken on a sprayer and why it’s so important to know what pressure your nozzle is experiencing, rather than what ...Read More