In 2018, when we participated in our first NAAA Convention, we took one of its rotary atomizers to the USA (today this is the type of application technology most used for aerial spraying of insecticides and fungicides in South America). At that time, the Hatfield family (our partners in North America) put us in touch with one of the top experts in aerial mosquito control in the US, Al Allen, who helped us to make some adjustments to our atomizer and make it perfect for this type of job.
Zanoni atomizer in use by Allen Aviation for mosquito control since 2020:
Now in April/2022, Turbine Conversions, Ltd. and Vector Disease Control International (VDCI) carried out a research protocol in the state of Utah, evaluated the droplet spectrum offered by our rotary nozzle. The study showed that they were able to meet the requirements of adulticide labels.
Zanoni atomizer tested by VDCI to check droplet spectrum quality:
See more info in the AgAir Update issue of August/2022.