ERIC Number: ED185428
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Mowing and Spraying Equipment. FOS: Fundamentals of Service.
John Deere Co., Moline, IL.
This manual on mowing and spraying equipment is one of a series of power mechanics texts and visual aids on servicing of automotive and off-the-road agricultural and construction machinery. Materials provide basic information and illustrations for use by vocational students and teachers as well as shop servicemen and laymen. Focusing on mowing cutter bars, the first of two parts addresses topics such as types of cutter bars; cutter bar components; maintenance and adjustment; adjusting the cutter bar, knife, guards, cutter bar lead, the operating height, and the cutter bar tilt; removing and repairing the knife; and servicing the guards and shoes. Part 2 focuses on spraying nozzles and addresses topics such as flow rate, atomization, types of nozzles, calibrating the application rate, checking nozzle tip flow rate, problems with nozzles, cleaning of nozzles, and calibration formulas. Each part concludes with test questions. Answers to the test questions are appended. (A supplementary slide set is also available--see availability note.) (LRA)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Engineering, Agricultural Machinery, Equipment Maintenance, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Vocational Education
John Deere Distribution Service Center, Service Publications, Dept. 333, 1400-3rd Ave., Moline, IL 61265 (Order No. FOS-56B, $3.25; 10 or more--$2.44 each; supplementary slide set--$30.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: John Deere Co., Moline, IL.