The Drip Store's retrofit systems can be used to convert an existing sprinkler head to a drip system without altering the flow or other capabilities of the original design. The retrofit drip heads are available in 12 outlets, and can be used with individual plants or groups of plants as part of any irrigation system. Retrofit drip heads or manifolds are designed to adapt any 1/2" riser to a drip irrigation system. They may be incorporated into a new system, or used to convert an existing sprinkler to a 12-outlet drip system.
Retrofitting conventional sprinkler systems to low flow water saving drip systems requires a few simple steps that include evaluation of the areas to be watered and selection of the best method to water. The most suitable uses for retrofit drip systems are for shrubs, trees, roses, or individual plants that can be irrigated more efficiently using this system.
Emitter conditions during Self flushing mode:
The TOP concept consists of self-cleaning pressure compensating emitters. Their ability to compensate for pressure fluctuations between 8-80 PSI is achieved through the utilization of a silicone diaphragm and the water passage design.
The self flushing function works between 0-8 PSI, and is achieved as follows: