Boomless vs Boom Spraying: How to Decide

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Boomless vs Boom Spraying: How to Decide – The question is often asked, “should I get a boom or go boomless on my chemical sprayer?”. This is important to consider and worth putting thought into. as there is no right or wrong answer. It is important to consider things like what type of spraying you will mostly be doing and when you usually spray.

What is boomless or boom spraying?

boomless sprayer generally has one or two nozzles that can be pointed out sideways or tilted slightly up and spray out further achieve coverage. A boom sprayer typically has multiple spray tips spread out along both boom arms with even spacing and are pointed straight down towards the crop.

What are the advantages for each method?

Just like when you compare anything else, there advantages to using each method and we’ll discuss the advantages of each. Some may apply more to your specific spraying needs.

ADVANTAGES OF BOOMLESS SPRAYING ADVANTAGES OF SPRAYING WITH A BOOM
  • Easier to manoeuvre
  • Less maintenance (time and money)
  • Easy to monitor while spraying
  • Smaller: Easier to store
  • Less affected by wind
  • More accurate spraying (better coverage)
  • Minimize excessive overlapping

 

When to use each method:

Each application has different requirements for spraying most effectively. Below we’ll recommend the best applications to use each method.

WHEN TO SPRAY BOOMLESS WHEN TO SPRAY WITH A BOOM
  • Ditches and rough/uneven ground
  • Around objects like poles, fences etc.
  • Orchards and pastures with trees
  • Overgrown areas
  • Woods/Trails/Moorland
  • Field Spraying
  • When there is a slight breeze
  • Food plot forages
  • Even/level pastures

 

What should you choose: Boom or boomless?

Obviously, this depends on your specific spraying requirements and if you have a mix of different types of spraying applications, go with both.  On the Enduramaxx Demount Sprayers, you can attach both boom and boomless nozzles at the same time and use them interchangeably.

Get your ATV, demount or trailer sprayer from your nearest supplier.  Enduramaxx has a huge network of local community-trusted dealers in England, Wales, and Scotland, who will help you with the purchase and installation process.  For more details on Boomless vs Boom Spraying: How to Decide – please get in touch on 01778 562810.

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