ASABE Revises Standard for Ag Sprayers

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has published a revision to its standard for classifying nozzles on agricultural sprayers.

ANSI/ASAE S572.3 FEB2020, Spray Nozzle Classification by Droplet Spectra, aligns the classification aspects of the spray nozzle requirements with ISO 25358:2018 Crop protection equipment—Droplet-size spectra from atomizers—Measurement and classification.

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