and Global Suppliers of Atomising Spray Nozzles
Spraying Systems Ltd is the gateway
for customers in the UK and Ireland to access the products and
global resources of its parent company Spraying Systems Co., the
world leader in spray technology.
Local resources offered by Spraying Systems Ltd from its UK and
Ireland headquarters at Farnham in Surrey include:
Advice on nozzle
selection, system planning, maintenance.
with regionally-based qualified engineers.
of contact for AutoJet Technologies® – international division
for development and supply of complete automated systems and
Equipment demonstrations and trials by arrangement, at SSL or at
Systems began the design and manufacture of six types of nozzle in a
converted Chicago garage in 1937. From the beginning it was decided
to concentrate entirely on spray technology, and the company has
specialised in it ever since. Today the company designs and
manufactures many thousands of different spray products, operates
production plants in four continents and offers sales and technical
support through more than 80 offices worldwide.
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Whatever Spray Nozzle you
are after, we will have the solutions for you. We have thousands readily available in dozens of materials with hundreds
of configurations. Our Nozzles are designed to improve efficiency,
they are innovative and excellent quality.
The product range extends into tens of thousands and gives full
coverage of more markets than is realistically claimed by any other
Spray Nozzle manufacturer. The main Spraying Systems industrial spray catalogue
is published in 12 languages, reflecting the global reputation of
Spraying Systems as experts in spray technology. Topics covered in
Catalogue 70M (the metric edition) include:
Basic nozzle types,
Technical data on
nozzles and accessories
In multi-page sections the
technical data pages give performance and other details for
full-cone, flat, hollow-cone, fine, air-atomising and automatic spray nozzles, spray
guns, tank wash products and spray accessories.
There is also a section for special purpose nozzles, identifying the
nozzles and other spray products most commonly applicable to the
special problems encountered in such sectors as automotive, chemical
processing, cement manufacture, car wash, pressure washing, electric
power, electronics industry, fire protection, food processing, metal
pre-treatment, papermaking, pharmaceuticals, pollution control and
Spraying Systems is much more than a producer. It offers
in-house facilities dedicated to spray analysis and research, the
design and fabrication of spray lances, manifolds and other
assemblies and, not least, the design, building and commissioning of
complete automated spray systems under turnkey contracts.
In the last decade,
Spraying Systems has led developments in this increasingly important
A spray nozzle can only
perform to its potential if the entire spray system operates
efficiently. All system components - spray nozzles, pumps, sensors
and other hydraulic and pneumatic components - must be accurately
controlled. AutoJet Technologies, with a European technical centre
at Gent in Belgium, was created for this purpose, engineering entire
systems that optimise spray performance, enabling customers to
improve product quality and reduce production costs.
Developing its own range of spray controllers and dedicated
SprayLogic™ software, AutoJet Technologies works closely with other
Spraying Systems laboratories and technical resource centres in the
US and elsewhere. And being also able to draw on the world’s widest
range of nozzles and special spray products, AutoJet Technologies
has designed and built innovative spray systems across a broad
spectrum of industry.
Customers include food processors, bakeries, a door manufacturer,
paper tissue mills and producers of OSB (engineered wood) panels.
Applications range from food coating to fault marking on a
high-speed paper machine.
A typical field of application is gas conditioning. The AutoJet Gas
Conditioning System is designed around Spraying Systems’ FloMax
air-atomising nozzle and controlled by an AutoJet spray controller
pre-programmed for gas cooling and conditioning applications.
The controller manages the closed loop system by regulating liquid
and air flow to the FloMax nozzles based on information provided by
one or more temperature sensors. FloMax air atomizing nozzles
deliver optimal drop size without creating excess moisture. They
offer the greatest energy efficiency available and maximum
flexibility, with high flow-rate turndown ratio.
Many Spraying Systems developments arise directly from the company’s
close involvement with the industries it serves – leading to better
understanding of customer needs and how they might be met. This in
turn has led to further innovation. In the confectionery industry,
for example, collaboration between company and confectioners was
given practical impetus in 2009 by the opening of a new Spraying
Systems facility dedicated to the development of heated spray
systems for spraying chocolate and other temperature-sensitive
AccuCoat® Heated Spray Systems
In AccuCoat® Heated Spray
Systems, liquid temperature is automatically monitored and
controlled from start to finish by means of an AutoJet® spray
controller. All components carrying the liquid, including pressure
tank, valves, flexible pipes and manifold are heat-jacketed. These
systems can be configured for applications ranging from pan coating
to conveyor based operations. Benefits include more even coating,
reduced material waste, higher productivity and more consistent,
Spray expertise still begins with the nozzle and Spraying Systems
remains at the forefront of nozzle design. One of the company’s many
innovative developments is its patented PulsaJet® nozzle range.
The PulsaJet nozzle is an
electrically controlled nozzle that can be switched on and off at
rates of up to 10,000 cycles/minute. Teamed with an AutoJet spray
controller it works automatically, controlling flow by means of
pulse width modulation. On a conveyor installation it can cut in and
out instantly on signal so that it only sprays when the target is
below. Moreover it can be programmed to vary flow continuously in
response to variations in line speed or, for example, fluctuating
signals from a weighing hopper. A major advantage in coating
operations is that flow rate can be controlled precisely down to
very low flows with no change in liquid pressure, spray width or
Given the diversity of Spraying Systems’ nozzle range and
applications, its strength and expertise in certain specialised
areas such as tank cleaning have surprised some customers. But its
experience in this field goes deep and its range of tank cleaning
products is one of the most comprehensive available. The company
offers automatic tankwash devices ranging from fixed spray balls for
low pressure rinsing of small vessels to motorised or fluid-driven
tankwashers for high-impact cleaning of tanks up to 20m or 30m
diameter. Spraying Systems’ dedicated web site on tank cleaning can
be accessed through www.uk.spray.com.