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How to solve the pressure problem in a drip irrigation system

What is pressure compensation? Drip irrigation systems apply water to plants at very low flow rates. This minimizes water losses caused by evaporation and confines the water within the root zone of the plant, where it is truly necessary. Pressure compensation is a term used to describe an emitter that maintains the same water output [...]

2020-06-29T09:49:46+02:00June 29th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|Comments Off on How to solve the pressure problem in a drip irrigation system

End of the season irrigation system cleaning

In order to ensure effective cleaning of a drip irrigation system, it is necessary to use different cleaning types and specific products in an established sequence according to the type of clogging. First of all, the difference between surface and sub-irrigation systems should be well-understood. The cleaning of the former is often overlooked, while [...]

2020-05-29T16:20:18+02:00May 29th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

Cleaning the elements of a drip irrigaiton system

Monitoring your drip irrigation system is essential to ensure safe and long-lasting operation, avoiding what may be accidental obstacles. Regular maintenance of the drip irrigation system becomes an important step to take, even several times during the year, to prevent the brake, the clogging and the filling with unwanted substances such as bacteria and [...]

2020-05-29T16:20:47+02:00May 29th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|Comments Off on Cleaning the elements of a drip irrigaiton system

The Quality of irrigation water

The Quality of irrigation water The quality of water and its characteristics influence the plant’s growth, the soil structure, and also the irrigation system itself. The quality of irrigation water refers mainly to its physical and chemical composition, or more in details to the mineral composition of water and to the presence of solid and [...]

2020-06-29T09:29:27+02:00May 27th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

Water flow rate in drip irrigation

When it comes to irrigation, one of the factors that cannot be underestimated is certainly the water flow rate. To better understand this topic, it is necessary to start from the definition of flow rate: "In fluid dynamics, flow rate is the amount of substance that crosses a section of area A in a unit [...]

2020-06-29T09:40:45+02:00May 27th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

Hydrocyclone filters for your drip irrigation system

Water filtration is very important for almost all irrigation systems, but especially for micro-irrigation. A proper filtration can help to extend the lifetime and improve maintenance of any irrigation system. Filtration is a fundamental requirement for the drip tapes in order to avoid clogging. A grain of sand, rust and other materials can block [...]

2020-05-29T16:21:00+02:00March 27th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

Filters for drip irrigation: disk or net?

Filters aim to protect and preserve a drip irrigation system. They have to prevent the clogging of drippers and of the drip tape. It is essential to choose them basing on the characteristics of the water and the desired flow rate. When irrigation water have suspended solids (sand in quantities < 2gr/l - for [...]

2020-05-29T16:21:15+02:00March 27th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

SAND FILTERS (AND / OR gravel) FOR DRIP IRRIGATION

Solid particles in water, such as sand, silt, clay or detritus may clog drip irrigation systems. For this reason, filters that remove all these particles from the water and then input only clean water in the irrigation system are absolutely necessary and essential. Why is it important to use filtered water? One of the [...]

2020-05-29T16:21:54+02:00March 27th, 2020|Drip irrigation guides|0 Comments

Best practices & irrigation techniques in industrial hemp cultivation

Best practices & irrigation techniques in industrial hemp cultivation The cultivation of industrial hemp is rapidly growing and, according to a recent survey carried out by Resarch and Markets, the entire sector could reach 26,6 billion of dollars within 2025 with 34% annual growth. This rise is particularly due to its strong [...]

2020-06-18T12:29:17+02:00October 23rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

SAB again in the 500 “Top Performer” companies list

SAB S. p. A. is proud to announce, for the second year running, its presence in the ranking of the 500 Italian companies “Top Performer"; edited by the ItalyPostStudy Centre, in collaboration with L'Economia del Corriere della Sera. The research was carried out on the balance sheets of small-medium Italian companies with a turnover of between 20 and 120 million, which in the course of [...]

2019-04-03T16:35:27+02:00March 27th, 2019|News|0 Comments
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