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Procedure for Measuring Sprayer Nozzle Wear Rate

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ASAE S471   March  1991

Keywords: Nozzle, Sprayer, Test procedure

1 Purpose and scope

1.1 This Standard establishes a test procedure for measuring and reporting the wear rates of agricultural sprayer nozzles used with abrasive materials.

1.2 This Standard pertains to agricultural nozzles that use hydraulic energy to atomize the liquid. The Standard is primarily for nozzles with flow rates up to 3 L/min.

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