6th: How To Calibrate a Walking Boom Sprayer? – Spray Calibration part I

06.07.17 | Wednesday | Sixth day of internship 

I asked Kuya Roque if I can observe and help him with the Fertilizer Spray Calibration.

Importance of Spray Calibration 

Improper calibration may cause poor pest control, environmental contamination, injury to the desires turf, and unnecessary expenditures for chemicals. 

Calibration of the Walking Boom Sprayer

Materials needed: A timer and 1L Graduated Cylinder 

1. The volume of water sprayed by each nozzle in 10 and 20 seconds were measured using a 1L graduated cylinder.

2. Click here for the computations 

Calibration of the 24 gallon tank sprayer


1. We’ll measure the area that can be covered by 1L of water using the sprayer.

2. The volume of water sprayed by the sprayer in 10 and 20 seconds were measured using a 1L graduated cylinder.

Calibration involves mathematic calculation so I quite enjoy it (Nerd alert!). Haha.

Thank you for reading! 

Always look on the greener side,

The Agrotraveler

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