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Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator

The gasoline powered Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator Model 1612 is a heavy duty backpack-mounted aspirator for collection of insects larger than mosquitoes and sandflies. It is used to collect resting and flying species in row crops, on ornamentals, from turf grass and other plants.

Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator

Highlights

Design Characteristics

This unit was designed by the John W. Hock Company in response to the need for a backpack-mounted aspirator for insects larger than mosquitoes and sandflies. It is used to collect resting and flying species in row crops, on ornamentals, from turf grass and other plants.

This unit comes complete with a a 2-cycle gasoline engine mounted on a welded and power-coated aluminum backpack frame. It is lightweight, durable, and comfortable to use. It has been very well received by agriculture as well as medical entomology researchers and surveyors. The unit has a one-year warrantee.

Air-Cooled 2-Cycle Motor

The Agricultural Backpack Aspirator features a reliable 2-cycle, single-cylinder gasoline engine. The engine is made by Echo and has a 21.2cc displacement with a chromed piston and cylinder wall. The engine also features needle bearings for longer life.

Specifications

Motor:

  • Air-cooled 2-cycle Echo, 21.2 cc displacement.
  • 50:1 oil mix.
  • Maximum RPM: 7,000-8,000.
  • Needle bearings and chromed piston and cylinder wall.

Air Flows:

  • Maximum air volume: 8.6 cubic meters (or 305 cubic feet) per minute.
  • 5-inch (12.7 cm) diameter wand: Air speed at intake: 64 km (40 miles) per hour.
  • 9-inch (22.9 cm) diameter wand: Air speed at intake: 31 km (19 miles) per hour.

Included Items

The Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator Model 1612 comes complete with:

  • Air-cooled 2-cycle motor and aspirator
  • Specify either the 5-inch diameter wand (1612.5) or the 9-inch diameter wand (1612.9)
  • Collection Net (P/N 1.02)
  • Lightweight welded aluminum backpack frame.
  • Instructions.

Options

P/N Description
1612.5 Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator Model 1612 with 5-inch diameter wand.
1612.9 Agricultural Backpack 2-Cycle Aspirator Model 1612 with 9-inch diameter wand.
Collecting hose with wand & collecting bags for use with the Model 1612 Aspirator.
1.02 Collection Net for use with the Model 1612 Aspirator.