How do micro sprinklers work?
Micro-sprinklers are small emitters that work on low water pressure and the same tubes as drip irrigation, but instead of dripping, micro-sprinklers spit, spray, emit fans or jets of water, or spin and sprinkle water in broader patterns.
How much water do micro sprinklers use?
While a traditional sprinkler system uses as much as 400 gallons per hour (gph), micro-irrigation emitters have a maximum flow rate of 30 gph.
What is micro sprinklers?
September 4, 2019. Micro-irrigation system is a modern method of irrigation. In, this method which we deliver water slowly. Usually delivered in the form of discrete droplets, continuous drops, streams, etc. Micro-irrigation system is popular these days for its low cost and water-efficiency.
What is a micro sprinkler?
Microirrigation is a low-pressure, low-flow-rate type of irrigation that can reduce the likelihood of overwatering a landscape. This form of irrigation delivers water directly to where it is needed most-the root zone of plants.
How is Dripline calculated?
To calculate the length of the Drip Line needed, we use the following calculation: (2 x 3.14) x distance (radius) from the trunk to the edge of the tree canopy.
What are micro sprinklers?
Micro-sprinkler irrigation is a low pressure, low to medium volume irrigation system suitable for high value crops such as tree fruits. If managed properly, micro irrigation can increase yields and decrease water use and fertilizer and labor requirements when compared to gated pipe/furrow irrigation systems.
Is micro irrigation the same as drip?
Micro-sprinkler systems are similar to drip irrigation systems except—rather than discharging water at discreet points—the water is sprayed out through a small sprinkler device at much lower rates than conventional sprinkler heads.
What are micro emitters?
These water emitters are small plastic sprinklers of low capacity with flow rates less than 300 litres/h. Their main characteristics are their rapid rotation/whirling, less than a minute per rotation, the very small size of the water drops and the low angle of the water jet above nozzle.
What irrigation fittings do philmac use?
Philmac’s micro irrigation fittings, stakes and tube are widely used in domestic gardens, commercial landscape and horticultural applications. They suit a range of LD pipe, flexible tube and drip tape. Philmac’s range of barbed and threaded quick action valves suit both LD pipe and drip tape.
What are micro irrigation fittings used for?
Philmac’s micro irrigation fittings, stakes and tube are widely used in domestic gardens, commercial landscape and horticultural applications. They suit a range of LD pipe, flexible tube and drip tape.
Why choose philphilmac for micro sprinklers?
Philmac’s range of micro sprinklers is ideally suited to the horticultural market as well as the home garden. With designs that have stood the test of time they do the job right every time.
What sizes do philmac fittings come in?
In order to provide the right fitting, Philmac have a comprehensive range of configurations to suit tube and LD pipe from 4 mm to 32 mm. Plus stakes and risers that suit both sprinklers and sprays.