Micron sprayers to reduce drift potential by over 90%

08-01-2020 | |
Micron sprayers to reduce drift potential by over 90%
Micron sprayers to reduce drift potential by over 90%

Micron’s drift reducing sprayers show a proven drift potential reduction of over 90%.

Micron Group, manufacturer of low volume precision sprayers for agricultural, horticultural and amenity applications have recently had their range of shielded equipment re-assessed for LERAP (Local Environmental Risk Assessment for Pesticides) Low Drift status by the UK’s Chemicals Regulation Directorate.

4 star LERAP accreditation

Micron Varidome, Spraydome, Undavina and Spraymiser Boom sprayers (both CDA and HiFlo models) have all achieved a 4 star LERAP accreditation – the highest rating currently available in the UK – which recognises the sprayers as a DRT (Drift Reducing Technology) with proven drift potential reduction of over 90%.

Reduce spray drift by over 95%

According to Micron, the wind tunnel testing carried out in conjunction with Silsoe Spray Applications Unit to support the LERAP application had shown that the shields actually have the potential to reduce spray drift by over 95%, with no drift at all recorded using the Varidome shield and CDA nozzles.

No drift at all was recorded using the Varidome shield and CDA nozzles. - Photo: Micron Group

No drift at all was recorded using the Varidome shield and CDA nozzles. – Photo: Micron Group

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Hugo Claver Web editor for Future Farming