Fogmaster Tri-Jet 6208
Product Code: 6208
Fogmaster Instruction Manual
110 volt unit
A Durable General Purpose Fogger
The time-proven Fogmaster Tri-Jet � 6208 fogger serves the needs of a wide range of uses for both indoor and outdoor application. Food plants, hotels, barns, parks and hospitals are just a few examples of sites which depend on the Fogmaster Tri-Jet for effective treatment.
This pioneering unit, now in its fourth decade of service, provides the standard of reliability against which other foggers are measured. It's in daily use for such diverse applications as controlling odors, disinfecting and sanitizing, carpet mildew control, flood and fire damage restoration, controlling mosquitos, flies and other insects, dispensing water for humidification and dust control and a host of innovative applications.
The portable 6208 is a "cold fogger" -- it handles both water- and oil-based solutions -- and has a one-turn control knob to adjust particle size and degree of misting. The dispensing rate is easy to calibrate in the field to compensate for differences in liquid density or viscosity.
The Tri-Jet fogging head can be adjusted at up or down angles as required. Made of durable aluminum, it's lightweight, but tough enough to justify its five-year limited warranty.
More uses than ever ... another effective solution from Fogmaster.
SPECIFICATIONS Motor 1 Hp, 120VAC 50/60Hz, 7 amp Optional: 240VAC, 3.5 amp
Fogging Nozzle Three counter-rotating vortex nozzles
Particle Size 15-30 micron VMD, adjustable
Chemicals Handles both oil- and water-based chemical solutions
(Liquid viscosity and density affect particle size distribution)
Liquid Flow Rate 0-10 oz/min [0-300 ml/min], adjustable
Tank Capacity 1 gallon [4 liters]
Construction Power head housing and tank - aluminum
Tubing - fuel and oil resistant vinyl
Fittings and control valve - brass
Nozzle - Celcon
Dimensions H x L x Dia: 15.4 x 12.5 x 8.6 in [39 x 32 x 22 cm]
Shipping Weight 12 pounds
Warranty Period Five years
ODOR CONTROL (Deodorants, Odor Neutralizers)
Smoke odor removal from hotel rooms, meeting rooms
Trash chutes in condominiums, apartments
Solid waste transfer stations, landfills
Sewage lift stations, treatment plants, lagoons
Production agriculture: barns and rearing facilities, waste pits, lagoons
METHOD: Portable hand-held, drum mounted or Sentinel II units. Continuous running or timer controlled.
SANITIZING (Biocides, Disinfectants)
Food processing plants
Transportation (cruise ships, airplanes, cargo containers)
Homes and businesses
1) Hospitals: after patient leaves room and clean-up is complete, fog to eliminate germs. May be walk thru, stationary, and/or timer controlled. Hand-held or drum mounted on cart.
2) Veterinary clinics, schools and day care centers: Fog during off hours to eliminate germs. Hand-held units.
3) Poultry and other production agriculture: Fog biocides after pressure washing or other routine clean-up operations after each production cycle. Hand-held, drum mounted (on dolly), or Sentinel II units.
4) Air conditioning duct cleaning: After cleaning, fog with a biocide to control regrowth of bacterial or fungal organisms. Noz-L-Jet.
Control humidity in guitar factories, wine barrel storage rooms, small greenhouses, plant preparation rooms.
Keep dust down and humidity up during asbestos abatement.
Evaporative cooling of barns and animal rearing facilities.
METHOD: Drum mounted units, Sentinel II series, including water supply connections (in-line mixing optional).
PEST CONTROL (Insectides, Fumigants)
Warehouses (roaches, silverfish)
Under buildings (roaches)
In restaurants (roaches, flies)
Kennels (flies, fleas)
Stables, barns, chicken houses (flies)
METHOD: Walk thru, stationary or turntable (may be timer controlled), dolly mounted drum fogger, Noz-L-Jet, Sentinel II series (depending on size and mobility needs).
What Is A Fog?
A fog is a suspension of small liquid droplets in gas (generally air) characterized by its droplet size distribution (which can vary greatly). However, people tend to describe fogs qualitatively, using such descriptive terms as dry fog (10-15 micron volume mean diameter), wet fog (20-30 micron VMD), mist (30-60 micron), fine spray (above 60 micron), etc.
The stability of a fog can vary widely depending on the liquid (composition, vapor pressure, surface tension and density), particle size distribution, droplet density, air currents, sunlight, air temperature and condensation surfaces. Fortunately, you don't have to predict fog behavior. Just thinking about your application will usually indicate what kind of fog would be best (and sometimes even the best equipment to use).
For example, a "dry" fog of small particles is superior when droplets must diffuse widely, when wetting would be harmful and in gas contact applications (because smaller droplets have a greater surface to volume ratio). On the other hand, a wet fog would be better for dampening, particulate settling (dust control) and humidification. And high pressure spray nozzles (see next section) would likely suffer increased plugging and maintenance costs in a dusty or dirty environment.
How Are Fogs Made?
There are three common fog generation techniques (a fourth combines two of these):
Thermal foggers evaporate an oil-based liquid such as light kerosene on a hot surface. Upon exiting the nozzle, oil vapors condense into droplets to create a fine fog. Thermal foggers cannot dispense water-based products and are generally limited to outdoor use.
High pressure spray nozzles can deliver a wide range of particle sizes, depending on liquid pressure and nozzle opening. For fog output, typical liquid pressures are 500 - 1,500 psi, and orifices 0.005 inch or smaller. Spray nozzles can handle both oil- and water-based liquids but require high grade filtration to protect against nozzle plugging. Over time, they are also susceptible to nozzle wear and increased droplet sizes.
Mechanical foggers produce small droplets by turbulent air shear in the fogging nozzle. The typical air source is a high velocity fan, usually integrated with the fogging nozzle as a stand-alone component. Liquid pressures are low, and since nozzles have no small orifices, plugging is usually not a problem. However, exit noise (about the same as a vacuum cleaner) may make a mechanical fogger inappropriate when a noiseless discharge is required.
The air atomizing nozzle is a hybrid of the spray nozzle and the mechanical fogger. Liquid is first broken into coarse droplets with a low pressure nozzle, then further atomized with compressed air. The air atomizing nozzle therefore needs both a liquid pump and an air compressor. As an offset, its larger liquid orifices are less susceptible to plugging.
Fogmaster manufactures mechanical or "cold" foggers. Output droplet size ranges from a near-invisible ULV (ultra low volume) dry fog to a heavy wet fog depending on the specific unit and nozzle. Most products are available in both 120 or 240 VAC (50/60 Hz) models.
Hand-held foggers contain a one-gallon liquid reservoir. Some models incorporate a short hose and wand for "point and shoot" fogging, with fog output controlled by a toggle valve on the wand. Finally, there's our one quart capacity Fogmaster jr -- lightweight and low cost, for smaller tasks.
Drum mounted foggers attach to the standard 2-inch NPTF bung hole of a liquid drum. They are preferred for repeated fogging of large areas, such as a waste water treatment plant, warehouse or food processing plant, to reduce refilling and application labor. They are often controlled by a timer. Some models offer hose discharge.
Component foggers like the Sentinel IITM system. You can install any number of fogging heads where needed but feed them liquid from a central supply point, and control them centrally as well. Since liquid pressures are low (less than 15 psi, plus static head, if any), installation is simple and inexpensive. Liquid can be pumped from a source tank or fed directly from a water supply connection. Concentrated chemicals can be batch mixed or diluted in line with a proportional injector. Fogging operation can be controlled by a manual switch, timer, gas sensor (for example, a hydrogen sulfide monitor in an odor control application) or any other device which can activate a relay.
In addition, Fogmaster fabricates custom fogging units for customers with unique requirements.
Cold fogging machines are very versatile, with uses limited only by the imagination. These include:
Pest control in homes, warehouses and yards;
Odor control at paper mills, waste treatment plants, lift stations, rendering plants, waste transfer stations, warehouses and tractor trailers, production agriculture (swine, poultry, etc);
Applying disinfectants or germicides to passenger areas of cruise ships and airplanes;
Sanitizing hospital rooms, veterinary clinics and food processing facilities;
Removing smoke and cooking odors from hotel rooms, banquet halls and apartment buildings;
Applying biocides or sealants after cleaning air conditioning and heating ducts;
Fogging water during asbestos removal to reduce airborne particulates;
Humidifying and misting applications such as evaporative cooling, nursery propagation and mist houses, keeping vegetables fresh during transport, and so forth.
About The Fogmaster Corporation
Fogmaster began life as a division of the AFA Corporation, a pioneer in fogger and trigger sprayer technology, in the 1960's. Fogmaster Corporation was formed in 1982 when AFA spun off its "cold" fogging manufacturing operations as a separate business. It expanded into its current Deerfield Beach facilities in 1986.