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Paramétrages

Paramétrages

1. WO1986003653 - APPLICATEUR POUR LES LIQUIDES DE TRAITEMENT UTILISES DANS L'AGRICULTURE ET L'HORTICULTURE

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CLAIMS
1. An applicator for agricultural and horticultural treating liquids including:
a supply conduit,
a swabbing brush leading down from the supply conduit,
feed means for feeding the treating liquid to the supply conduit and thence to the swabbing brush, and
means for propelling the supply conduit over an area to be treated so that the swabbing brush trails from the supply conduit and deposits liquid from the brush to the area.
2. An applicator according to Claim 1 wherein:
the swabbing brush consists of a multiplicity of pliant filaments trailing from a transverse opening in the lower part of the supply conduit.
3. An applicator according to Claim 2 wherein:
each of* the filaments is of substantially cruciform cross-section.
4. An applicator according to any one of the preceding claims wherein the feed means includes:
at least one spray nozzle within the supply conduit, and
means for feeding the liquid under pressure to the spray nozzle,
the spray nozzle being arranged to direct liquid, within the supply conduit, onto the upper part of the swabbing brush to descend the brush gravitationally .

5. An applicator according to any one of the preceding claims wherein:
the means for propelling the supply conduit includes a base frame for mounting behind a tractor, and
the supply conduit is connected by mounting means to one side of the base frame to extend laterally therefrom.

6. An applicator according to Claim 5 wherein the mounting means includes:
a pivotal connection of the supply conduit to the base frame permitting angular deflection of the supply conduit forwardly or rearwardly, and
means for biasing the supply conduit to and releasably holding it in its normal laterally extending position.
7. An applicator according to Claim 6 wherein:
a deflector wheel is mounted on the outer end of the supply conduit for rotation about an upright axis to facilitate the clearing of an obstacle by which the supply conduit has been deflected.
8. An applicator according to any one of Claims 5 to 7 wherein the mounting means includes:
a pivotal connection of the supply conduit to the base frame permitting the supply conduit to be moved from laterally extending position to raised travelling position.
9. An applicator according to any one of Claim 5 to 8 wherein the feed means includes:
a tank for treating liquid on the base frame,
a feed tube within the supply conduit and connected to the spray nozzle or mozzles, and
a feed hose connecting the tank to the feed tube by way of a control valve.
10. An applicator according to Claim 4 wherein:
the supply conduit is a tube, its ends closed and mounted on coaxial wheels, and
the means for propelling supply conduit
includes a liquid supply tube of a portable spraying device releasably connected to the nozzle or nozzles in the supply conduit.
11. An applicator substantially as herein described with reference to FIGS. 1 to 5 of the accompanying
drawings .

12. An applicator substantially as herein described with reference to FIG. 6 of the accompanying drawings .
13. An applicator substantially as herein described with reference to FIG. 7 of the accompanying drawings.