Keep it clean

Features - Irrigation

April 8, 2014
Lawn & Landscape Staff

It is important for all irrigation systems to have water filters. They keep the water clear of contaminates, which helps prolong the life of your irrigation system. Here are some filters on the market for your next project.

1. DIG Plastic Filter

The pitch: The disc filter consists of body, cover and grooved discs cylinders, stacked on a plastic spine, forming a cylindrical filter element.

  • The disks are compressed together in the filter housing by a spring located to provide three-dimensional filtration.
  • Sediments accumulate on the outer face of the stacked discs, allowing clean water to flow through the stacked discs and out the middle of the filter.

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2. Jain Spin Clean Filters

The pitch: Spin Clean Filters, also known as the 4E filters, are found in residential installations.

  • No extra fittings are required for the connection of hydrocyclone to screen filter.
  • Removes fine sand and silt particles of size higher than 75 microns.
  • Maximum operating pressure 10 kg/cm².
  • Standard end connections are BSP flange.

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3. Netafim Manual Disc Filters

The pitch: Netafim’s Manual Disc Filter’s flat, grooved plastic rings are stacked together to increase filtering surface area.

  • As dirty water is pumped into the ?lter, the discs are tightly compressed, forcing the water to flow through a series of criss-crossed grooves designed to trap debris.
  • Water is filtered through the entire ring and not just the surface, providing greater holding capacity and less frequent cleaning.
  • Available in ¾ inch, 1 inch, 1 ½ and 2 inch.

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4. Rain Bird Disc Filters

The pitch: The disc filter is made up of a number of disks stacked on top of each other like a pile of poker chips.

  • The filtration element consists of grooved discs, mounted on a spine, forming a cylindrical filter element.
  • Rain Bird supplies custom configured disc filters from 50 GPM to 4000 GPM.
  • The water passes through the discs, which are compressed together by a spring located at the bottom of the filter cover, and the impurities are trapped behind.

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