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BS6356:12 1997 [ISO 10625, 1996] 
Spraying Equipment for Crop Protection
Part 12: Sprayer Nozzles - Colour Coding for Identification


The text herein is not a a full reproduction of the British Standard. It is summary based upon interpretation of the original text and not intended as a replacement for the full text. It should be used for general guidance only.

BS6356 is currently sub-divided into 16 individual standards. These are as follows:

Part Title
1 Test Methods for Spray Nozzles
2 Connecting Dimensions for Nozzles & Manometers
3 Dimensions of Connection Threading
4 Performance Limits for Field Spraying Nozzles
5 Tank Nominal Volume & Filling Hole Diameter
6 Connecting Dimensions for Nozzles & Bayonet Fixing
7 Guide for Typical Data Sheet Layout
8 Induction Hoppers
9 Closed Transfer of Liquid Formulations
10 Test Method for Adjustment Systems of Agriculture Hydraulic Pressure Sprayers
11 Agricultural Sprayers. Determination of the Volume of Total Residue
12 Sprayer Nozzles. Colour Coding for Identification.
13 Air-Assisted Sprayers. Dimensions of Nozzle Swivel Nuts
14 Test Methods for Hydraulic Sprayers
15 Spraying Equipment for Crop Protection: Typical Data Sheet Layout
16 Technical Specifications Related to Data Sheets for Components.

This summary applies to Part 12 and is concerned with describing a system of colour coding to enable easy identification of flat nozzle tips, which are small parts difficult to mark in other ways, used in the application of agricultural pesticides. The sprayer tips should be completely coloured.

Flowrate @ 300 kPa

Colour

0.4

orange

0.6

green

0.8

yellow

1.2

blue

1.6

red

2.0

brown

2.4

grey

3.2

white

A British Standard nor this summary does not, necessarily, include all the necessary information for correct implementation of the Standard to any specific application. This is purely the responsibility of the user. Standards are updated by either amendment or revision. Users should ensure that they are using the latest version.


The full text of this Standard can be obtained from the British Standard Institution

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