Nozzles are essential components of a lawn sprinkler system, as they control the flow of water, create droplets, and prevent nebulization. Sprinklers are divided into two types based on the method they use to apply water to the ground: fixed sprinklers (sprayers) or rotor sprinklers (rotors).Rotor type sprinklers use a rotating stream (or multiple streams) of water to apply water to the ground. These are usually used for larger areas (generally more than 18 feet wide). Sprayer type sprinklers, also known as fixed spray heads, spray heads, and simple sprinklers, are typically used for smaller areas.
If your sprinkler system is installed in an area with a change in elevation that exceeds the depth of the buried pipe, you should consider using sprinklers with this feature. It's important to note that this screen should not be relied on as a filter; think of it as a backup for your sprinkler system's filter. Popup sprinklers are connected to an elevator that lifts them into the air when the sprinkler is running. Shrub-type sprinklers are no more expensive than fold-down type bodies when you factor in the cost of the riser tube and stake needed to prevent the sprinkler from wobbling. Other features and options available for spray-type sprinklers are described on the sprinkler announcement page.
The most common problem with these types of sprinklers is clogging of the nozzles, which can be avoided by thoroughly rinsing the pipes before installing the spray heads and installing a filter in the sprinkler system. Sprinkler-type sprinklers spray a fixed water pattern similar to an outdated shower head. The second advantage is that they are less likely to be tripped over or damaged by garden care equipment such as lawnmowers. When selecting nozzles for your lawn sprinkler system, it's important to consider all factors. The sprayer manufacturer should indicate the radius of each spray nozzle on the packaging, in a separate reference table or on its website. Additionally, make sure to thoroughly rinse pipes before installing spray heads and install a filter in your system to prevent clogging.