Reliable 'hose end' injector?

Discussion in 'Pesticide & Herbicide Application' started by 3horn, Jul 23, 2001.

  1. 3horn

    3horn LawnSite Member
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    Does anyone know if there is a reliable device to attach to a spray gun (i.e. a LESCO green gun) that would 'inject' (venturi style - like the hose end sprayers for home use) chemicals into the spray. Useful for spot spraying an insecticide, fungicide etc.
     
  2. ant

    ant LawnSite Silver Member
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    3horn good post, i was just thinking about one today. i was spraying an fungicide and needed to spray an insecticide but had to wait to empty.
    ant
     
  3. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I think Lesco makes a hose end unit. I remember seeing one in the past. ED
     
  4. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
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    A company called Hozon makes a injector that mixes at 16 to 1. It is made of brass and works well but it will not work if there is back pressure from the gun. There must be a free flow. The greenhouse industry also make injectors that would work but they are expensive. You might want to check out www.rittenhouse.com They sell injection systems for spraying different chemicals from the same gun
     
  5. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    rittehouse.com is a book seller. I think you have the wrong site dan deutekom you need to check it out :confused: ED
     
  6. fireball

    fireball LawnSite Member
    from ne Pa
    Posts: 172

    Lesco has their Acru-rate gun but that is for a 3/4 inch hose. They have dicontinued it, so just offer them thirty bucks for it. Excellant for applying wetting agents and spot treatments on small turf areas
     
  7. dan deutekom

    dan deutekom LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 424

  8. gregson clark

    ECO 500

    it's not cheap but is more acurate

    I use it

    LGF:blob1:
     

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