Johnson and Taylor insect suction trap
For correction factors for wind speed and insect size see Taylor (Ann. appl. Biol. Vol. 50, pp 405 – 421). The catch is segregated at pre-set time intervals (min.-hours) to show flight periodicity.
Construction and Equipment Details
Stand: Welded tubular steel construction, heavy cadmium plate finish to prevent corrosion.
Control Box: Steel chassis and case, tastefully finished in hammer green stove enamel, housing switching network and timer coupled to the trap through waterproof rubber power sockets.
Fan: Multi-speed reversible unit of improved design to give uninterrupted air flow. Available for use on all voltages and frequencies.
Disc Dropping Assembly: Solenoid actuated release mechanism pulsed from timer, manufactured from non-corrosive materials and encased in an acetate cylinder to give trouble-free operation. Easy removal of collecting cone and magazine facilitates maintenance.
Standard equipment includes: 1 set of discs with loading bar, disc removal rod and end cap for magazine.
Extra Equipment: Additional magazines, discs, stand guy ropes.
9 in: 483 x 431 x 1830 mm
9 in: 25.4 kg
9 in: 69 kg
Fan diameter: (9 in) 23 cm; (12 in) 31 cm