Syngenta ‘3D ninety’ nozzle gets four-star Lerap rating – Farmers Weekly

Syngenta’s new 3D ninety nozzle has been awarded a four-star Lerap rating – the very best accessible within the UK testing system run by Silsoe Spray Applications Unit.

It was discovered to cut back drift by 90% in contrast with a standard flat fan in the identical situations, and the rating was achieved at as much as 5bar on 05, 06 and 08 nozzle sizes, reasonably than purely at low pressures the place droplets are bigger and fewer prone to be affected by wind.

The design incorporates a pre-orifice meaning it’s suitable with pulse-width modulation know-how, in contrast to some designs of nozzle that use air-induction to create decrease-drift droplets.

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It additionally sits at a 55deg angle that, when mounted on the sprayer in alternating forward- and backward-dealing with positions, produces outcomes to match or higher the established Defy 3D nozzle in pre-emergence herbicide functions.

The mixture of the nozzle angle and droplet spectrum has additionally confirmed efficient for foliar functions in dense crop leaf canopies, similar to these of potatoes and beans, plus later remedies in oilseed rape.

The nozzles are actually accessible in 05 and 06 sizes with snap-lock caps, with the total vary, from 03 to 08, anticipated to hit the market within the autumn.

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