Section III. TECHNICAL PRINCIPLES OF OPERATION AND
Figure 1-4. ULV Aerosol Generator
The aerosol generator is mounted on the back of a pick-up or other suitable vehicle. The vehicle is driven at right angles
to the prevailing wind current. Each pass of the vehicle will cover a 300 foot width swath.
COMPRESSOR (2). Pressurizes the formulation tank to less than 15 psi and blasts air through the nozzle assembly to
produce the insecticide aerosol.
FORMULATION TANK (3). Contains up to 15 gallons of insecticide mixture.
CONTROL PANEL (4). Controls insecticide flow rate.
DISCHARGE NOZZLE (5). Air blasts through the discharge nozzle and breaks up the insecticide solution into fine
FLUSH TANK (6). Allows operator to rinse out the discharge hoses, flow meter, solenoid valve, and nozzle assembly
without draining formulation tank. It is used when aerosol generator will be operated again within 3-day period.