Patent Number: 8,584,964

Title: Distribution system for liquid manure spreader

Abstract: A liquid manure spreader includes a hollow housing chamber having a generally cylindrical sidewall, a chamber bottom provided with a pattern of obround outlet openings, an array of outlet tubes connected to receive material through the obround openings and an inlet cover on the housing. The slurry distributor also includes a rotating hollow expeller member to secure and distribute slurry to the obround outlets having a central rotational axis and a plurality of outlet chambers which have cutter blades attached. A hydraulic motor is connected to rotate the expeller in the housing chamber. A cutter plate is mounted to the chamber bottom and has a pattern of obround openings matching that in the chamber bottom that cooperates with the cutter blade to prevent clogging of the outlet openings.

Inventors: McMahon; Randy M. (Lakeville, MN), Bazzoli; Frank D. (St. James, MN), Marcy; Donald R. (Bingham Lake, MN), Veenker; Ronald J. (Bingham Lake, MN)

Assignee: Balzer, Inc.

International Classification: B05B 17/04 (20060101); B05B 3/02 (20060101); F23D 11/04 (20060101); B05B 9/00 (20060101); B05B 1/20 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 1/19/12018