Usha launches Battery powered Spraymax Agricultural Sprayers
Kolkata, August 31, 2018: Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durables company, announced the expansion of its agricultural sprayers’ portfolio with the addition of battery powered sprayers – Usha Spraymax. Backed by a powerful maintenance-free, sealed rechargeable battery with minimum 6 hours of backup time which is 30% higher back up time in the segment, Usha Spraymax is designed using modern technology for Indian farmers who want to optimize spraying of pesticides and fertilizers to boost their agricultural produce of food and cash crops.
Usha Spraymax brings together the best of product performance and ergonomic design. The sprayer helps in saving spraying time and cost of spraying with the help of its powerful 12V/12AH battery weighing 3.4kgs. The high-pressure diaphragm pump supports a 3.6 liter-per-minute discharge and sprays up to 29 ft. horizontally, resulting in improved crop protection and agricultural output. The low maintenance sprayer comes with a six months warranty on the product including battery. It is equipped with stainless-steel lance with brass nuts that improves its durability and has a three-stage filtration that prevents the nozzle from clogging thereby adding to the nozzle Life. The sprayer is provided with high impact resistant poly propylene tank. Further, the sprayer come with a wider belt with cushion pads to reduce shoulder fatigue. It is further backed by Usha’s assurance of 100% quality and Made in India.
Speaking on the launch, Mr. Syed Anjum Nabi, Vice President PPD-Engine division, Usha International Ltd said, “The battery-powered sprayers market is growing owing to the rising cost of pesticides and shortage of labour, as well as the support provided by the government in the form of subsidy and training to the farmers. With the estimated CAGR of 12-15% per year, the mechanized sprayers industry offers a strong growth potential. We, at Usha, have expanded our sprayers’ portfolio with Spraymax that promises powerful performance while reducing the input cost and physical fatigue. Usha plans to actively engage farmers and will launch consumer education initiatives such as demo campaigns and Kisan goshti or Choupals in key markets to maximize its outreach. We are also expanding our network across key markets in India.”
Suitable for small land holdings of two to four acres, Usha Spraymax works best for row cops and vegetables. Usha Spraymax is available in two models – SPRAYMAX B12 and SPRAYMAX B14. Both the models come with dial type voltage indicator with glow lights that help in easily identifying battery charging level. Further, the pressure regulator with a metallic knob for sturdy usage enhances its safety and eliminates leakage.
The Usha Spraymax is available to you at INR 3920/- onwards.