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    STP828

    Evaluation of Tank Mix Compatibility Using the Laboratory Sprayer

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    Abstract

    This paper describes an instrument, the Laboratory Sprayer, which has been designed to evaluate the compatibility of pesticide tank mixes by a method significantly more representative of field application than the commonly used ball jar test. The Laboratory Sprayer has been designed to incorporate as many features of the full-scale equipment as possible, including constant agitation, circulation through a filter, and spraying through a nozzle to simulate the dynamics of a field application. In contrast to the static ball jar test, this sprayer has been found to show excellent correlation with field conditions.

    Keywords:

    tank mixes, compatibility, quart jar test, ball jar test, field application, pesticides, agricultural chemicals, flocculation, homogeneous dispersion, compatible agents


    Author Information:

    Smith, NR
    Director of product development, Stepan Chemical Co., Northfield, Ill.


    Committee/Subcommittee: E35.22

    DOI: 10.1520/STP32484S