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Advantages of a Hydraulic Control Valve for Wholesalers, Retailers, & End Users

Posted by Yiftah Enav on Aug 29, 2017 8:34:19 AM

In component design, there is a delicate dance between versatility and specificity. Designing for a specific application helps to ensure that you get exactly what you need. However, it can be highly advantageous both in the field and throughout the distribution and merchandising process to have a component that is suited to a wide variety of applications and situations. The trick to creating such a component is to minimize or eliminate performance compromises while still providing a versatile product. 

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Topics: irrrigation

A Big Irrigation Control Valve for Big Performance

Posted by Yiftah Enav on Aug 27, 2017 5:18:05 AM

BERMAD is proud to introduce the latest in our line of hydraulic irrigation control valves: the IR-105-4"L/6"R. This high performance plastic valve offers flexible control valve sizing, and can accept a variety of control features. These features can serve as a 4", 5" or 6" Main Irrigation Control Valve, large scale Plot Valve or as a control valve for main supply systems.                                          

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6 Advantages of a Plastic vs. Metal Hydraulic Control Valve

Posted by Yiftah Enav on Jul 10, 2017 5:44:28 AM

Traditionally, most irrigation components such as pipes, emitters, filters, water meters and control valves, have been constructed of Metal. However, the trend over the years have been pointing more and more towards using Plastic.

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How Automatic Air Valves For Your Irrigation System Maintains Efficiency

Posted by Ofir Marx on Mar 14, 2017 8:34:04 AM

Imagine this scenario:

Your irrigation system has been working flawlessly, and you are looking forward to your best harvest ever. But suddenly, you notice that some of your plants are starting to droop.

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Protecting Your Irrigation System from Power Surges

Posted by Yiftah Enav on Jan 16, 2017 8:19:36 AM

Electrical power failures and fluctuations are common occurrences worldwide, especially in many rural areas. While short-term power loss doesn’t typically result in immediate crop damage, it can have devastating effects on an irrigation system due to the water hammer effect.

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Protect Your Plot Irrigation System from Vacuum Conditions

Posted by Yiftah Enav on Jan 10, 2017 9:28:55 AM

To design an effective and efficient irrigation system, it’s important to consider the effects of air. Air can cause all sorts of troubles in your system if it’s not carefully controlled through the use of air valves.

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India co-op Farming Changes to Advanced Pressurized Irrigation System

Posted by Ofir Marx on Dec 11, 2016 4:40:39 AM

While canal systems were once effective for irrigation and traditional farming in India and used for hundreds of years, modern technology together with heavy subsidies from the local governments in India, has made pressurized pipe systems, with SCADA control a better and  more effective option.

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Are You Attending The Irrigation Association's Irrigation Show?

Posted by Eran Bar on Nov 24, 2016 8:20:00 AM

At the upcoming Irrigation Association (IA) 2016 show in Las Vegas, BERMAD will demonstrate our vast expertise in providing highly technical products and support that directly integrate into today's irrigation systems. This capability differentiates us from anyone else in the industry.

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BERMAD at EIMA 2016

Posted by Ofir Marx on Nov 22, 2016 5:02:37 AM

BERMAD has been a regular exhibitor over the years at one of the largest agricultural trade shows in Europe, EIMA International Exposition of Machinery for Agriculture and Gardening. 2016’s show was no exception.  16 members of our team from Italy, France, Spain and Israel attended the event in Bologna, Italy earlier this month, demonstrating our newest and most popular products and our vast expertise in agricultural water flow management and irrigation applications to a record-breaking crowd of 285,000 attendees from 140 countries

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Topics: irrrigation

Attending EIMA 2016?

Posted by Gideon Ben Shalom on Oct 30, 2016 4:05:04 AM

BERMAD has been exhibiting our unique solutions at EIMA for over 20 years, and several BERMAD representatives will be in attendance at this year’s show – including representatives from BERMAD Italy and other European BERMAD locations.

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Topics: irrrigation