Thursday, October 29, 2009

New Handheld and Backpack Sprayers for the Landscaping Industry

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Consistent with all Husqvarna products, durability, ergonomics and engineering take a lead role in manufacturing products for the landscaping industry. Sprayers are one more addition to fully meet the needs of the commercial landscaper. Herbicides, pesticides, stains and sealers require precise application with a sprayer – and Husqvarna has three new models to get the job done.

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Standard features on all models include: high grade Viton®/Nytril O-rings, seals and gaskets, pistol grip with built-in filter, fiberglass or brass wand, and extra long hoses. 

Professional Backpack Sprayers 

Blow-molded tanks are ergonomically designed for comfort - with adjustable, heavily padded shoulder straps that follow the contours of the body and eliminate stress points. The internal Piston Pump is repairable and offers spraying pressures from 15 to 168 psi. 

Commercial Backpack Sprayers 

Available with an external Piston Pump or a sealed Diaphragm Pump -- both of which are repairable and offer spraying pressures from 15 to 50 psi. The diaphragm pump has been skillfully engineered so that there is no friction between moving parts and the piston pump has been retooled for better sealing and longer wear. 

Commercial Handheld Sprayers

 Available in a 2 or 4 gallon tanks, with a repairable Compression Pump. Spraying pressures range from 15 to 120 psi. This versatile sprayer is great for projects ranging from applying fertilizers, herbicides, insecticides, oil-based sealers, diesel, pesticides, and other liquid solutions like chlorine to sealing and cleaning decks, fences, shake roofs, aluminum siding, concrete, brick, and stone. 

About Husqvarna 

Husqvarna is the world's largest producer of lawn mowers, chainsaws and portable gas-powered garden equipment such as trimmers and blowers. The Group is also a world leader in diamond tools and cutting equipment for the construction and stone industries. Net sales in 2008 were 4.9 billion dollars and the average number of employees was 15,700.