Benjamin Franklin once said "By failing to Prepare, you are Preparing to Fail." There's a lot to soak in regarding that famous quote, especially when it concerns running business or dealing with turf management issues. Not having a vital piece of equipment on hand could mean the difference between upholding a customer relationship and getting kicked to the curb. Keep your company running smoothly and your customers happy by having the tools you need to perform your service.Read More
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At Sprayer Depot, we hear about a lot of different issues that can affect the proper functioning of sprayers. The most common issue however, is one which is easy to prevent and one of the simplest to fix: a clogged and neglected strainer. Before we discuss the steps to take to ensure that your strainer is in tip top condition, lets briefly go over the reasons why the strainer is such an essential part of your sprayer and its optimal functioning.Read More
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When you can't afford to wait for extra parts to arrive, it pays to be prepared. So, how can you plan for unexpected downtime? Follow these 3 steps to help you identify which parts are key to your business.
1) Make a List: List all of your spray equipment, sprayer parts, and accessories that are critical to your everyday tasks. This should include all sprayers, nozzles,tips, spray guns, hose, hose reel, truck or other transporting vehicle, and other components. A list is an easy way to identify key equipment.
2) Check Inventory: Go over your current stockpile and use your list from step 1 to verify that you have the appropriate spare parts on hand. A few common parts to always keep readily available include:
- Spray tips and nozzles
- Strainer gasket and seal
- Spray guns
- O-ring kit
- Spray hose
- Hose fittings
- Diaphragm repair kit
- Extra pump
The primary goal when you’re plumbing a sprayer pump is to route liquid from the pump to the spray nozzle with as little restriction as possible. By minimizing restrictions you’ll achieve the pump’s maximum rated capacity. For purposes of this blog post we’ll share how to plumb your sprayer the right way when using a diaphragm pump.
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One piece of equipment that is often overlooked is the strainer. Here we will dive into the importance of the strainer, or, as it is sometimes referred more simply, filters or screens. No matter what you call it, strainers are very important to reduce clogging, excessive erosion of spray tips and consistent fluid circulation of your sprayer equipment. As the name alludes, this part strains or filters debris to ensure even uninterrupted flow.
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3 Reasons to Check your Strainer
The strainer is one of the easiest parts of your spray equipment to check and maintain. It's easy to access and it just takes a few minutes to check. However, it's also one of the easiest parts to forget: It's often overlooked because of its simplicity. All sorts of things can get caught in the strainer and keep your equipment from working at full capacity. Chemical build-up, leaves, frogs (this is more common than you may think), and other debris are common culprits.