The heart of precision application is found in the plumbing of VRT sprayers, and TeeJet has just introduced some new "heart medicine" with its new compact, positive-shutoff 540 Series boom manifold.
The 540 is designed to provide longer life in harsh environments involving abrasive chemicals and fertilizers and its plunger-type valves provides for a strong closing force. The valves are gear-actuated for strength and dependability.
The new manifold has a side inlet and bottom outlet and an integral mounting bracket for easy installation on a wide range of sprayers.
Shutoff time for the 540 (from fully open to closed) is 0.7 seconds. The 540 valves handle 27 gallons per minute flows at a 5 psi pressure drop and 38 gpm at 10 psi. The manifold will handle up to 175 psi.
TeeJet also designed the 540's quick-disconnect for rapid attachment and detachment , and fitted the unit with a 3-pin Metri-Pack 150-series shroud connector.
For more information, visit www.teejet.com.
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