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All You Need to Know About Irrigation

BERMAD invites you to watch our webinar series which takes a comprehensive look at the key issues facing irrigation today. Six webinars covering irrigation design; control problems & solutions along the irrigation field; air valves, water meters & irrigation control valves; irrigation in greenhouses; review of case studies and answers to questions

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Jonathan Ben Asher

Jonathan Ben Asher
Hydraulic Application Engineer in Bermad Irrigation Sector

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Hydraulic flow control can be used to increase the efficiency of irrigation systems, optimize water usage, and balance and protect hydraulic systems.

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Topics: Irrigation, BERMAD webinar

Water hammer due to valve closing is unfortunately a common risk as valve closing dramatically reduces flow – "blocking" the water path. In this short blog, we look at the problem and recommended solutions.

Problem:

Water hammer caused by valve slamming at closing.

  • Valve: IR-2"-100 series, commanded by external pressure (no specific application is detailed)
  • Working pressure: 50 meters / 73 psi
  • Command pressure: Not specified
  • Flow: 4 l/s (14.4 m3/h) / 63.4 gpm
  • Flow velocity: 2m/s / 6.5 f/s 
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Topics: Irrigation

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