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Category : Agri Device/Farm Machineries/Food Processing
Innovation Title : Modified Knapsack Sprayer
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Name : Mohan Muktaji Lamb
District : Maharashtra
State : Maharashtra
Description :

The conventional knapsack sprayers has certain limitation like poor work rate, problem of blockage of the nozzle, pressure drop after short duration of use and poor pressure resulting less effect of pesticides on the pests/insects, etc. The idea of making such device came from working on the limitation of conventional knapsack sprayer thereby providing higher productivity, higher pressure, less use of pesticides and effective operation.

This is an improved knapsack sprayer which contains pressure chamber, which stores the pressure for longer time after pumping. This sprayer also contains dual nozzle boom, which covers more spraying area. The present sprayer has also provision of changing stoke length for varying the pressure and feed rate.  

  • Tank capacity (liters): 15
  • Empty weight (Kg): 6
  • Pressure chamber: YES
  • Working Pressure (Kg/cm²): 10
  • No .of Booms: Two
  • Provision of Stroke length to vary pressure & delivery rate: YES
  • Pump type: Piston pump
Salient Features :
  • This is only knapsack sprayer with dual boom, pressure reservoir and provision of varying the discharge rate.
  • The sprayer has the provision of fitting twin nozzles for covering dense crops employing a single person.
  • It can cover 0.13 ha/h with a single nozzle and over 0.2 ha/h with double nozzles 
IPR Status :

Indian Patent Filed (1669/MUM/2011)

MRP : Price: Rs. 1500 (Ex-stores+packaging). The price does not includes transportation cost, taxes etc.