Sprayer cleaner can make cleaning out your tank sprayer easy and effective, and will leave no product residue behind. Spray tank cleaner is specially designed to dissolve and deactivate the product in your sprayer, which will ensure that tank and parts are clean and free of any product residue before next use. A clean tank prevents cross-contamination and accidental mixing of products, and will prolong the life of your sprayer.
Sprayer cleaners, or commercial tank cleaners, are designed to work specifically in tanks sprayers, and will remove water and oil soluble products, meaning they can be used for a wide variety of products. They have the additional benefit of changing the pH of some products, making them ineffective. Often, people choose to use other cleaning solutions, such as chlorine or household ammonia, to clean out their tanks. However, these cleaning products may not be effective when used with certain products and are not designed specifically for this use. Additionally, chlorine should not be mixed with ammonia, which is present in some fertilizers.
Because you may not know if your tank is cleaned out properly, using a sprayer cleaner is an easy, effective way to clean out your sprayer safely and completely.
If you do not clean the sprayer after use, the product will dry and cling to the interior of your tank sprayer, boom, lines, etc., and will be taken up and mixed in to the new solution the next time you use your sprayer.
Many times, the product you are adding to your tank sprayer will have instructions on how to clean out the sprayer. Read and follow those instructions carefully to ensure you have cleaned your tank thoroughly of that particular product. If it does not have instructions, follow these basic steps: