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26. Select the Proper Nozzle Tips

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Overapplying chemicals is costly to your pocketbook. It's also costly to the environment. That is why it is so critical to select the correct nozzle tip for the job at hand.

Nozzle manufacturers often code spray nozzles to indicate specific spray characteristics. The tip number may indicate the nozzle type, flow rate, and spray fan angle. Other characteristics are identified, with letters representing specific operating conditions.

cleaning  a nozzle An even spray pattern means more effective pest control and less concentration of chemical in strips. To make sure your nozzles give out an even spray pattern, clean them regularly with a soft brush, rather than with abrasive objects such as a knife or wire. Also, watch for nozzle wear.

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