Insect control system and method

  • US 7,066,218 B1
  • Filed: 10/29/2003
  • Issued: 06/27/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/29/2003
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A mosquito and insect control system comprising:

  • a container for containing a liquid insecticide, a fill tube connected thereto;

    a sight class engaged with the container for determining the insecticide level therein;

    a first float and a second float within the container;

    the first float operable to detect a first low level of insecticide condition within the container tank and visually indicate said first low level condition;

    the second float operable to detect a second low level of insecticide condition within the container tank and to de-energize the pump upon said second low level condition;

    a distribution system for delivering liquid insecticide from the container to a plurality of remote locations;

    a canned pump in operable engagement with the distribution system for pumping the liquid insecticide from the container to the plurality of remote locations;

    a programmable digital timer for controlling the pump operable to energize and de-energize the pump for a pre-selected duration of time at a pre-selected time;

    a handheld wireless remote control unit to manually energize and de-energize the canned pump from a remote location;

    a hardwired remote control unit to manually energize and de-energize the canned pump from a remote location; and

    nozzles at the removed end of the distribution system to direct the spray of insecticide, the nozzles being atomizing nozzles comprised of a stainless steel housing, a non-corrosive, bronze fine-mesh filter, and a check valve to reduce or prevent dripping at the termination of a spray interval; and

    a pressure gauge to monitor the pressure of the insecticide within the distribution system.

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