|(11)||EP 2 322 286 A3|
|(12)||EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION|
|(57) A sprayer (10) for spraying a fluid includes a sprayer body (12), a fluid reservoir (14), a trigger assembly (70), a flow adjustment mechanism (73) and a flow rate indicator (280). The sprayer body can include a nozzle assembly (33) that defines a fluid outlet (37) and includes a needle (36) arranged within a fluid conduit (35). The needle is movable between a closed position and a fully opened position. The fluid reservoir is coupled to the sprayer body and be in communication with the fluid outlet and fluid conduit. The trigger assembly is coupled to the nozzle assembly and configured to move the needle as the trigger assembly is depressed. The flow adjustment mechanism is configured to adjust a flow rate of the sprayer by limiting movement of the trigger assembly and the needle. The flow rate indicator provides an indication of the flow rate.