center Pivot nozzle chart

Center Pivot maintenance in the winter

Pivot maintenance should be performed in the winter, by carrying out a series of checks to make corrections and get the most out of the Pivot system. Center Pivot irrigation systems and linear irrigation systems can reach up to 90-95% efficiency with 85% uniformity (minimum acceptable level before the system needs maintenance or replaced emitters)….

selecting new pivot sprinklers

Pivot sprinklers

Upgrading Pivot sprinklers is a prime way to boost efficiency. Sprinkler technology has evolved significantly over the last few decades, so if older model sprinklers are being used, efficiency might be increased by updating the package. Further, brass sprinklers can wear when used to distribute sandy water, so updating these sprinklers can boost efficiency and…

spray nozzles

Selection of Pivot sprinkler packages (II)

Spray nozzles Directional spray nozzles The best application for this sprinkler package is on sandy soils which will accept the higher application rates or on flat heavy soils which will seal over during the irrigation season if irrigated with a package that produces large droplets. Typically, small droplets reduce compaction of most soils and help…