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Tube changing with Select Dosers…Why does it matter?

Tube changing with Select Dosers…why does it matter?

Many types of dosing pumps just can’t handle the delivery of aggressive chemicals such as acids or chlorine. The corrosive effect of these products on lesser plastic and metal components makes them a difficult job to handle. Due to this, peristaltic pumps like the Select Doser are the obvious choice to dose these more chemically aggressive products into water.

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Water Consumption

Water Consumption

Definition and how to find it

Water Consumption is the amount of water used by the herd/flock (or a smaller group) in a given day. It is a volumetric measurement, best expressed in litres per day. It is often a very useful number in livestock dosing applications because it can be used to provide a rough FLOW RATE.

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The Golden Numbers of Water Dosing

The Golden Numbers of Water Dosing

How to make the right choice of doser

While it is possible to just buy a dosing machine and hope it works, there are a 3 “Golden Numbers” you should work out in advance to make sure you get the right doser for your needs. These figures are crucial in working out if any dosing pump will work on your farm (not just the machines we sell). So even if you are looking at a Dosatron, Chemilizer, or some other option, make sure to work out the following before going ahead with a purchase. The Golden Numbers are:

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Can you use an automated dosing system on your farm?

Can you use an automated dosing system on your farm?

In Australia, some people still believe that water dosing systems (such as the Dostatron, Gator, Select Doser, etc.) can only be used on large, intensive operations such as pig and poultry farms, where livestock are kept in fairly close quarters.

This is not the case.

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Best Practice Method for Installing Dosing Pumps

Best Practice Method for Installing Dosing Pumps

There are five key things to keep in mind when you are installing a dosing pump for livestock applications. They apply to all different brands and types of dosing pumps, not just those we sell. So if you have purchased a Dosatron, Chemilizer, Mix-rite or some other kind of the pump, the points below are still very important when you are installing your machine.

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