AGRI-ripeniT 2: 2-row Ripener Attachment


  • This accessory for a knapsack sprayer is for applying chemical ripening products onto the top of 2 rows of growing sugar cane.
  • The accessory is constructed from aluminium tubing.
  • The vertical dimension is 2.600m.
  • One TK1.5 brass nozzle is fitted at the extremity of the boom on a swivel-action nozzle holder. The flat fan nozzle is angled slightly upwards and faced to spray behind the operator.
  • Fluid is pumped from the knapsack at a constant pressure through 10mm clear reinforced plastic piping inserted within the aluminium piping to the nozzle.   
  • A ball valve situated at chest height controls the fluid to the nozzle.
  • A leather fishing bucket is supplied to support the boom at a fixed height of some 3.300 metres above the sugar cane. 
  • This piece of equipment is connected to a knapsack sprayer and is suitable for applying sugar cane ripener products onto the top of the cane row.  
  • This ripener boom is suitable for use on steep slopes where it will apply the ripener product onto two rows only.
  • This boom could also be used for spraying herbicide over inaccessible drains and banks.