Visser Horti Systems is now a SKL certified inspector

04-03-2021    08:04   |    Visser Horti Systems

The use of plant protection products through watering and spraying equipment must be carried out efficiently and above all safely. Visser Horti Systems is approved by SKL to perform the mandatory inspections of watering and spraying booms used in the Dutch horticultural sector.

About SKL testing

A SKL test is a recurring inspection of spraying equipment on functionality and safety. The SKL protocol for inspections is based on the content of the article 8 of the EU directive for a Sustainable Use of Pesticides. In 2015, the ministry of Economic Affairs has integrated the obligation to inspect sprayers in their legislation. Meaning that legally all field crop sprayers have to be inspected every 3 years by an official SKL certified testing station.

Recurring inspections contribute to an increase of lifespan and reliability of installations.

 

 


Subjects of inspection

Visser Horti Systems is certified by SKL to carry out the periodic SKL inspections of watering and spraying booms used in horticulture. An inspection contains a thorough check of the following:

·       Functionality and condition of controls, rudders, pressure control, spray booms and spray guns

·       Capacity and condition of pumps and liquid tanks

·       Attachment and condition of spray lines and accessories

·       Accuracy of measuring equipment and dosing systems

·       Face value of liquid release

·       System leakage

·       Presence and functionality of filters

 

Source and Photo Courtesy of Visser Horti Systems


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