Pressure Articles

Is Your Pressure Gauge Accurate? – Video

Here’s an oldie-but-a-goodie filmed in New Hampshire in June, 2014. It’s something to keep in mind when you’re getting your sprayer ready for spring service. We were at a train-the-trainer event when someone asked: If pressure is critical to spray quality and rate, how ...Read More

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