16/17mm Shutoff Valve

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Product Details
Product Type: Micro Drip Shutoff Valve
Compatibility: 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing
Valve Type: Handle Ball Valve
Maximum PSI: 80 (Recommended to use emitters at no more than 50 PSI)

More Information
Irrigation System Type Micro Drip
Micro Drip System Pipe Fittings
FAC Number of units in package 180
Product Qty Sold Yes
Total Qty Sold 450
Weight 0.1719 lbs
Dimensions 5.75 × 3.5 × 3.5 in (L × W × H)

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Product Description

The FloraFlex MICRO DRIP | 16-17MM SHUTOFF VALVE is a versatile and essential component for your irrigation system. This shutoff valve is designed to connect two sections of the 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing, providing on/off functionality when needed. With a handle ball valve located in the middle of the fitting, you can easily control the flow by turning the valve on or off. This valve allows you to manually turn on/off flow to a zone, flush out the system, adjust PSI per zone, and adjust flow per zone. It is compatible with a maximum PSI of 80, although it is recommended to use emitters at no more than 50 PSI for optimal performance.

Key Features

  • Versatile Shutoff Valve: The FloraFlex MICRO DRIP Shutoff Valve allows you to connect two sections of the 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing with on/off functionality.
  • Handle Ball Valve: The handle ball valve in the middle of the fitting provides easy control over the flow by turning the valve on or off.
  • Multiple Uses: This shutoff valve enables you to manually turn on/off flow to a zone, flush out the system, adjust PSI per zone, and adjust flow per zone.
  • Easy to Use: FloraFlex 16/17mm Pipe Fittings and adapters are designed for easy installation and require no special tools.
  • Maximum PSI Compatibility: The shutoff valve is designed to withstand a maximum PSI of 80, ensuring durability and reliability.

Product Details

  • Product Type: Micro Drip Shutoff Valve
  • Compatibility: 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing
  • Valve Type: Handle Ball Valve
  • Maximum PSI: 80 (Recommended to use emitters at no more than 50 PSI)

FAQ

1. How does the shutoff valve work? The shutoff valve connects two sections of the 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing and allows you to manually control the flow by turning the handle ball valve on or off.

2. Can I use this shutoff valve to adjust the flow and PSI per zone? Yes, the shutoff valve provides the flexibility to adjust the flow and PSI per zone, giving you control over your irrigation system.

3. Is the shutoff valve compatible with other brands of tubing? While it is designed for use with FloraFlex 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing, it may also be compatible with other 16/17mm tubing brands. It is recommended to check compatibility before use.

4. Can I use this shutoff valve to flush out the system? Yes, the shutoff valve allows you to manually flush out the system by turning off the flow to a specific zone.

5. Does the shutoff valve require any special tools for installation? No, the FloraFlex MICRO DRIP Shutoff Valve is designed for easy installation and does not require any special tools.

6. Can I reuse this shutoff valve? Yes, the shutoff valve is reusable and can be used for multiple applications in your irrigation system.

7. Can I adjust the flow and PSI while the system is running? Yes, you can adjust the flow and PSI per zone while the system is running by turning the handle ball valve.

8. Is the shutoff valve durable and long-lasting? Yes, the shutoff valve is made from high-quality materials to ensure durability and longevity in various environmental conditions.

9. Can I connect multiple shutoff valves in a series? Yes, you can connect multiple shutoff valves in a series to create multiple zones and control the flow individually.

10. Is this shutoff valve compatible with FloraFlex emitters? Yes, this shutoff valve is designed for use with FloraFlex emitters and is compatible with the 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing.

How to Use

  1. Cut the 16/17mm Double Layer polyethylene tubing to the desired length.
  2. Insert the tubing into both ends of the shutoff valve.
  3. Hand-tighten the connection to ensure a secure fit.
  4. Turn the handle ball valve to the "on" position to allow flow or to the "off" position to stop the flow.
  5. Adjust the flow and PSI per zone by turning the handle ball valve accordingly.

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