Tackle weeds this spring with Silvan Redline and Trukpak sprayers

Silvan Redline and Trukpak sprayers to help farmers control weeds

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The Silvan 100-litre Redline sprayer delivers an open flow of 5.3L/minute and produces 4 bar/60psi maximum pressure.

The Silvan 100-litre Redline sprayer delivers an open flow of 5.3L/minute and produces 4 bar/60psi maximum pressure.

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Warm weather and ample rain in many districts is fuelling the growth of perennial weeds.

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Warm weather and ample rain in many districts is fuelling the growth of perennial weeds.

For farmers looking to upgrade their equipment to improve weed control, Silvan has a number of products on offer including the Redline and new model Trukpak sprayers.

The Redline range of four 12-volt sprayers are ideal for spot and fence line spraying and fit neatly onto the back of most quad bikes, side-by-sides and utility-style vehicles.

The range includes two 25-litre models, a 55L and 100L unit. Of the two 12V 25L models one is rechargeable.

The 55L unit delivers an open flow of 2.6L/minute and produces 3.3 bar/50psi maximum pressure.

The 100L unit delivers an open flow of 5.3L/minute and produces 4 bar/60psi maximum pressure.

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All sprayers come with UV stabilised polyethylene tanks with 25mm drain plugs for easy cleaning and emptying. The sprayers come with six-metre delivery hoses.

The spray guns have 550mm stainless steel lance and adjustable nozzles and clip easily to the tank. They can be adjusted to deliver either a pencil stream or conical spray. A spray shield is also included.

Other features include a lid retaining ring to prevent accidental loss of and a mounted pump on/off switch and fuse.

There are two optional retractable hosereels available, an 8m for the 25L or 55L and a 15m suitable for the 100L unit.

Two new model 200L Professional Trukpak sprayers have been recently added to the range which are designed to fit into utilities, trailers, carryalls, UTVs or side-by-sides.

The sprayers are ideal for both pest control and on-farm spraying applications.

A pulsation free pump delivers up to 7L/minute open flow and has a maximum pressure of 120psi.

The tank on both models feature in-moulded inserts in the base allowing it to be bolted down to a tray or skid.

Another feature is a Spot jet spray gun with 500mm lance and a range of nozzles for distance and close spraying applications.

There are also four mounting positions for the hose reel so it can be positioned to have easy access to the spray gun from the rear or either side of the vehicle.

Optional extras include a brass boomless nozzle that will spray up to 7.6m or a towbar boom that is only 1m wide and will spray up to a distance of 2m.

A 30m manual reel is offered for one model and a 15m retractable reel comes with the other.

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