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Spray Equipment - Pre-Flight Check list

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Have problems with your pest control & weed control spray equipment? Reduce downtime and lost productivity from with your spray rigs. …

Have problems with your pest control & weed control spray equipment? Reduce downtime and lost productivity from with your spray rigs.

A few minutes spent checking your spray equipment will help you find small problems before they become big problems and find problems where they are easy to fix.

Quality Equipment & Spray
www.Qspray.com
Spray Equipment Experts.


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  • I will give you real life examples of why this is trueFirst part: explaining pfc concepts, what it is and isn’t2nd part – details of what to check, with photosPfc probably wouldn’t have avoided accident, but might have prevented 2 unsecured 50 gal drums from launching out of truck
  • Doesn’t matter how good you r equipment isTechnicians will continue workitng with equipment problemsLittle problems take little time and little money to fixBig problems cost big moneyLittle problems always become big rpoblems when talking water, pressure, frictionCancel that news chopper
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  • Single most important thing to checkEasiest Causes most problems
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  • Argument with client about cleaning filterFound: trash, labels, gloves, bottle caps, labels, bee cans, mens underwear & FISH
  • Single most important thing to checkEasiest Causes most problems
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  • Single most important thing to checkEasiest Causes most problems
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  • Single most important thing to checkEasiest Causes most problems
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    • 1. 1
      Preflight Equipment Checklist:
      • Save Time
      • 2. Save Money
      • 3. Serve Customers
      Andrew Greess
      NPMA Pest World
      Washington DC
      October 2008
      www.qspray.com
    • 4. 2
      Preflight Checklist:
      A few minutes spent checking pest control equipment at the start of the day, at your office, will save time, money and customers.
      Example: the case of the missing pump!
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      © copyright 2008 Quality Equipment & Spray
    • 5. 3
      Preflight Checklist (PFC) Principles:
      • Pest Control Equipment will need service
      • 6. Train technicians to find & REPORT problems
      • 7. Fix little problems before they become big problems
      • 8. Have problems where they can be best addressed
      • 9. Have problems where they have the least impact
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      © copyright 2008 Quality Equipment & Spray
    • 10. 4
      Preflight Checklist is NOT:
      • Substitute for Preventative Maintenance *
      • 11. Training every technician to become a mechanic
      • 12. Creating Emergency Repair kits *
      • 13. Substitute for good equipment design *
      • 14. Guarantee of ZERO problems
      • 15. Vehicle-related
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    • 16. 5
      Preflight Checklist CAVEATS:
      • Assess technician skills & strengths first
      • 17. Follow label directions
      • 18. No spills
      • 19. Use PPE
      • 20. THINK!
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    • 21. 6
      Preflight Checklist Savings:
      • Time
      Time wasted trying to solve problem in the field
      Driving to repair location
      Waiting for repair
      Time spent calling customer to reschedule
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    • 22. 7
      Preflight Checklist Savings:
      • Money
      Large vs. small repair cost
      Gas to repair location
      Payroll cost of downtime, commute time
      OT to makeup downtime
      Possible lost revenue from missed jobs
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    • 23. 8
      Preflight Checklist Savings:
      • Customers
      Impact of spill at customer’s or busy location
      Image of non-functioning equipment
      Impact of missed appointments
      Weak economy – don’t give customer reason to cancel
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    • 24. 9
      Developing Your Preflight Checklist
      • Example provided
      • 25. Logical approach
      • 26. Customize for your: Company
      Equipment
      Technicians
      Operating Philosophy, etc.
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    • 27. 10
      PFC: Hand Sprayers
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    • 35. 11
      PFC: Manual Sprayers
      Visual inspection?
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    • 36. 12
      PFC: Manual Sprayers
      Don’t ignore warning signs.
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    • 37. 13
      PFC: Manual Sprayers
      Anticipate Problems
      1
      3
      2
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    • 38. 14
      PFC: Manual Sprayers
      Prevent Problems
      1
      3
      2
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    • 39. 15
      PFC: Tanks
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    • 47. 16
      Photo ball valve
      PFC: Tanks
      Check fittings for leaks
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    • 48. 17
      PFC: Tanks
      Visual Inspection
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    • 49. 18
      PFC: Tanks
      Is tank secure?
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    • 50. 19
      PFC: Tanks
      Why worry about tank security?
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    • 51. 20
      PFC: Line Strainer/Filter
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    • 59. 21
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      PFC: Line Strainer
      Check for leaks
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    • 60. 22
      PFC: Line Strainer
      Clean your filter!
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    • 61. 23
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      PFC: Line Strainer
      Tech: “I’m not getting any pressure”
      Ron White: “You can’t fix stupid”
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    • 62. 24
      PFC: Engine
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    • 70. 25
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      PFC: Engine
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    • 71. 26
      PFC: Pump
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    • 79. 27
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      PFC: Pump – Know Your Equipment
      Roller Pumps
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    • 80. 28
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      PFC: Pump – Know Your Equipment
      Diaphragm Pumps
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    • 81. 29
      PFC: Supply Hoses
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    • 89. 30
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      PFC: Supply Hoses can be KINKY!
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    • 90. 31
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      PFC: Supply Hoses – Look For Risks
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    • 91. 32
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      PFC: Supply Hoses – Look For Damage
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    • 92. 33
      PFC: Hose Reel & Spray Hose
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    • 100. 34
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      PFC: Hose Reel & Spray Hose
      Missing Reel Lock
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    • 101. 35
      fittings for l
      PFC: Hose Reel & Spray Hose
      Inspect reel swivel for leaks
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    • 102. 36
      fittings for l
      PFC: Hose Reel & Spray Hose
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    • 103. 37
      PFC: Pressure Test
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    • 108. 38
      PFC: Spray Test
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    • 113. 39
      Preflight Checklist Summary
      • A few minutes will save time & money
      • 114. Customize the PFC for your Company
      • 115. Train technicians to find & REPORT problems
      • 116. Fix small, cheap problems
      • 117. Use learnings to improve equipment design
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    • 118. 40
      More Info on Spray Equipment
      • www.Qspray.com
      • 119. www.SprayEquipmentBlog.com
      • 120. email: Info@qspray.com
      • 121. Twitter: AndrewGreess
      • 122. Call 800.675.7485
      • 123. Please call us when you need new equipment or parts
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    • 124. 41
      Equipment Experts
      • Spray Equipment Consulting
      • 125. Custom Sprayer Design
      • 126. Parts & Repair Kits
      • 127. www.qspray.com or (800) 675.7485
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      © copyright 2008 Quality Equipment & Spray