Backpack Sprayers and Mist Blower at the 2019 GIE+EXPO

Solo will feature a range of products for homeowners and professionals at the upcoming GIE+EXPO in Louisville, Kentucky. Earlier this week, we wrote about the one-hand sprayers that Solo will feature at our booth at the GIE+EXPO.

Today, we will focus on our backpack sprayers and mist blower. Solo designed these products with the professional user in mind.  Our backpack sprayers are ideal for large professional and home jobs, and our mist blower is amongst the most popular misters in the world for professional users.

Keep reading to learn more about the features and applications for our backpack sprayers and mist blowers.

Featured Backpack Sprayers

Solo will feature three backpack sprayers with ergonomic and rugged features. Whether someone is a homeowner in need of a backpack sprayer for a large job at home, or whether someone is a professional, Solo has a backpack sprayer for every need.


  • Large 4.75″ tank opening
  • Integrated carry handle for comfortable transport and easy maneuvering
  • 28″ unbreakable wand
  • Stable tank base ensures that the sprayer will not tip over when filling
  • Internal pump system incorporates an effective mixing system. While pumping, the liquid in the tank is constantly agitated
  • Pump lever can be repositioned vertically to save space
  • Speed Tip Nozzle: multi-pattern spray. Sprayers with three different settings with the turn of a dial: jet stream, flat spray, and full cone mist

424-NOVA Applications 

  • Perfect for a variety of jobs on the farm or at home
  • Use with herbicides, fertilizers, or disinfectants

425 Piston Pump & 475-B Diaphragm Pump 

  • “Flagship” sprayers of the Solo line
  • 425 for liquid formulations; 475-B for wettable powder, liquid formulations, and bleach
  • 28″ unbreakable wand and shut-off valve for excellent reach
  • Commercial shut-off valve with lock-on/lock-off feature to minimize user fatigue
  • Viton® seals in key locations ensure long service and durability
  • Interchangeable pump handle for left or right-hand operation
  • 48″ nylon-reinforced high-pressure hose for extended reach

425-101 Piston Pump & 475-101 Diaphragm Pump 

  • High-performance piston pump for increased pressure capabilities of up to 90 psi
  • Extra-large carrying handle with wand retainer for easy portability and storage
  • Fold-away handle with wand retainer for easy portability and storage
  • Deluxe shoulder straps and waist belt for user comfort
  • Four-nozzle assortment: brass adjustable, fan spray, hollow cone, and jet stream nozzles. TeeJet® compatible (425-101)
  • High-performance diaphragm produces pressure of up to 60 psi (475-101)
  • Ideal for handling chemicals in wettable powder form and liquid formulations
  • Five-nozzle assortment:  brass adjustable, plastic adjustable, fan spray, hollow cone, and jet stream nozzles. TeeJet® compatible. (475-101)

425 Piston Pump, 425-101 Piston Pump, 475-B Diaphragm Pump , 475-101 Diaphragm Pump Applications 

  • Professional series
  • Ideal for liquid disinfectants, fertilizers, herbicides
  • Use for plant care and weed control in large gardens or decorative plants, and shrubs
  • Diaphragm pump is designed to pass small abrasive particles, as well as handle chemicals in wettable powder form (only 475-101)

Featured Mist Blower

Solo carries a backpack mist blower ideal for applying plant protection chemicals, or for pest control. The 451 Mist Blower is especially adept at mosquito control because of its ability to reach the underside of leaves.

Mist Blower Key Features

451 Backpack Mist Blower

  • Powerful 66.5 Solo engine with Nikasil® cylinder coating to generate a fan air volume of max 824 cfm
  • Extra-large polymer impeller produces high air volume at a lower RPM, reducing fuel consumption and noise level
  • Aluminum crankcase and high-quality engine components for increased power output even under high temperature operating conditions
  • Increased engine performance converts to higher misting performance
  • Improved fuel efficiency and reduced emissions with modern engine technology and catalytic converter
  • Large 0.5-gallon capacity fuel tank combined with low fuel consumption allow for long operating periods (more than 80 minutes without refueling
  • 3-gallon translucent formula tank.
  • Low dB(A) rating
  • Easy starting, effective vibration dampening
  • Single multi-function operating handle with lockable throttle lever

451 Backpack Mist Blower Applications

  • Ideal for apply larvicides to mosquito larvae and pesticides for adult mosquitoes 
  • Spray orchards, vineyard, and large agricultural areas
  • Parasite and pest control in storage areas or animal herds