Irrigation Systems

Button Drip System

Button Drip System makes sure that the water is flowing smoothly and continuously to your plants. Designed to make sure that significant variations in pressure only result in a little change in the flow to the plants. The button Drip System is therefore appropriate. As a little throttle, the Button Drip System operates. Preserving a steady flow rate. The emitter controls and lowers the water discharge’s volume.

What is the composition of the button drip system?

Irrigation emitters or drippers are applicable in the button drip system. The emitters used for irrigation are button emitters. They convert the pressure water flow in the capillary into a drip or fine flow through the flow channel or orifice. The dripper flow rate ranges from one to four liters per hour on average, with a cap of 12 liters per hour.

The reliability of the drip irrigation system and the quality of the irrigation water directly depend on the quality of the drip system emitters. Once more, there are several ways to classify water drippers.

Button Drip System
Button Drip System

What are button drip emitters?

The labyrinth-flow route design of button drip emitters creates a turbulent flow that offers years of continuous watering with less clogging. The button drip emitters feature flow rates of 0.5, 1, or 2 GPH with a working pressure range of 15 to 25 PSI. They are sold in packs of 5, 25, 50, and 100. (The greater the pressure, the higher the flow rate).

For single plants, planter boxes, small to large pots, groundcovers, shrubs, and trees on short runs, level terrain, or low-pressure gravity feed drip irrigation installations, these drip emitters are an affordable solution. They can also be used in places where conventional sprinkler systems are impractical. Both home and business applications are advised. The top of the button drip emitter is unscrewed and pulled apart to reveal two components that may be disassembled for cleaning.

What are the specifications of button drip emitters?

  1. For simple identification, the flow rate has been color-coded.
  2. A one-of-a-kind labyrinth-shaped water route reduces obstruction risk by generating turbulent flow.
  3. Flow that is constant in speed.
  4. Water cannot flow down the drip lateral because of the elevated barbed outlet.
  5. In landscaping applications, resistance to chemicals and fertilizers.
  6. Long-lasting, UV-resistant polycarbonate to withstand the worst conditions

Types of button drip emitters

The dripper and capillary connection mechanism serve as the basis for the first classification of button irrigation drippers. Tube-type drippers, inter-tube drippers, and in-line drippers are the three different categories of drippers. The state of the dripper’s flow is the basis for another classification. The division includes a dripper with laminar flow and one with turbulent flow. The final classification is based on how emitters for drip irrigation systems release energy. These are a few instances of button drippers:

Button Drip System
Button Drip System
  1. PC online dripper
  2. PC online non-drain dripper
  3. Take apart the PC dripper
  4. Turbulent flowing online dripper
  5. Adjustable dripper

What is the installation process of the button drip system?

Drill a hole in the drip pipes to insert the emitters. After that, the barbed emitter inlet is placed into the opening and fastened with the barb. The poly drip tube expands around the barb before tightening around its stem because of its elastic nature. The trick is to make sure the diameter of the barb stem is smaller than the diameter of the tubing hole you punch. If the hole is bigger than the barb stem, it won’t seal, which will cause a leak.

The emitter maker’s specialized punch should be used since it will create a hole in the tubing that is the proper size. If a suitable hole punch is not available, an ice pick or even a nail can sometimes be used in its stead. But watch out that the punch’s diameter doesn’t exceed the stem of the emitter barb. Make cautious you just punch a hole in one side of the tube because it’s easy to pass entirely through one side and out the other.

Contact Aqua Hub Kenya Limited’s Nairobi and Eldoret offices for irrigation with a button drip system. For all of your agricultural inputs and management strategies, we are a trusted partner. For additional information, call 0790719020.

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