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Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations
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Herbicide Sprayer - Design Considerations

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Herbicide Sprayers - Design Considerations.

Landscape spray equipment: design, use, maintenance, & productivity.

Quality Equipment & Spray
www.qspray.com

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  • 1. Maximizing Safety, Reliability, Ease of Maintenance & Productivity Andrew Greess Quality Equipment & Spray SWVMA Casa Grande, AZ November 2, 2006 Herbicide Spray Rigs:
  • 2. Maximizing Safety - Design & Layout are Critical
    • Without SAFETY, the Other Stuff Doesn’t Matter!
      • Eliminate Cut, Abrasion, Bump Hazards
      • Technician Accessibility to all Components
      • - Eliminate Stretching, Lifting, Back Strain
      • - Emergency Shut Off
      • - Design for Easy Cleaning
    • Training - “Too much is never enough” - Mick Jagger
  • 3. Maximizing Safety Safety step & handrails protect technician
  • 4. Maximizing Safety Easy Fill - Less Reaching, 2 Options for Productivity Emergency Hose Shutoff is Standard at QES
  • 5. Maximizing Safety Design for easy clean out to prevent buildup
  • 6. Maximizing Reliability - Component Selection, System Design & Layout
    • - Use High Quality Components, from Honda engines to fittings
    • - Specify Components Appropriate to the Job:
    • Engine, Pump, Tank, Hose, Agitation, etc.
    • - Plumb according to Manufacturer Specs and Good Practices
    • Filtration:
      • Sufficient, Appropriate, Easy to Check
    • - Training – Proper System Use
  • 7. Maximizing Reliability Easy access Dual filters Filter on Tank Fill Proper filtration is critical !
  • 8. Maximizing Reliability Training - Check Oil Reservoir Shield Trailer Wiring
  • 9. Maximizing Ease of Maintenance
    • - Herbicides, AZ Sun, Long Hours, Hard Use! Plan for Maintenance!
    • - Develop and IMPLEMENT a Preventative Maintenance Program
    • Equipment should be: - Accessible for Maintenance
    • - Designed for Easy Maintenance
    • Employee Training: - Recognize Problems
            • - Emergency Field Repairs
    • Standardize Equipment where possible (Southwest Air)
  • 10. Maximizing Ease of Maintenance All Components should be Easily Accessible!
  • 11. Maximizing Ease of Maintenance This Equipment is NOT accessible Note: Not a QES rig!
  • 12. Maximizing Ease of Maintenance Kits for In-The-Field Repairs *You must assess technician skill!
  • 13. Maximizing Productivity - Design, Training, Policies
    • - Design for Actual use:
    • Safety, Reliability, Ease of Maintenance
    • Equipment Storage Procedures – Flush that Tank!
    • Technician Checklists
    • Technician Accountability
    • Issue Tracking: Tech, Component, Shift, etc.
    • Steal (Borrow) Great Ideas
    • (team, colleagues, suppliers, catalogs, etc.)
  • 14. Maximizing Productivity Train - Appropriate Operating Ranges
  • 15. Maximizing Productivity What you spec is What you get
  • 16. Maximizing Productivity “ I don’t think I’m getting any suction” - Technician Proper maintenance & storage is critical to your productivity!
  • 17. Power Spray Equipment Assessment Request Form For attendees of the SWVMA Conference we offer a Complimentary Assessment to evaluate your equipment’s Safety, Reliability, Ease of Maintenance and Productivity. Please answer the following questions and fax this form to: Quality Equipment & Spray Attn: SWVMA Equipment Assessment Ph: 602.371.1993 Fx: 602.371.1995 Your Name: _____________ Agency/Company Name: _________________ Phone: _________________ Fax: _________________ Email: ____________________ What day/time is best to reach you to schedule an appointment? How many spray vehicles in your fleet? Are you satisfied with your existing spray equipment?
  • 18. Quality Equipment & Spray Contact Information 2 Locations to Serve You Phoenix/West Chandler/East www.qspray.com 2016 W. North Lane 110 S. 54th Street Phoenix, AZ 85021 Chandler, AZ 85226 ph: 602.371.1993 ph: 480.496.9200 fx: 602.371.1995

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