Installing a Also, called a "mistake plug", it is great for plugging small holes in drip mainline tubing. If you need to move an emitter or a 1/4" barbed fitting, just pull it out and replace it with a goof plug.
A allows you to reduce the flow to a drip main line shut it off completely.
Connecting different sizes of drip tubing.
Use adapter compression fittings to join drip mainline tubing of different sizes. Note that colored compression rings correspond to tubing size. For more information on tubing sizes, read "
700 (black rings) x 710 (blue rings) -
700 (black rings) x 620 Raindrip (green rings) -
700 (black rings) x 580 (yellow rings) -
700 (black rings) x 455 (red rings) -
1/4" Drip Micro Irrigation Tubing & Barbed Fittings
Also called "distribution tubing" or "spaghetti tubing", the most common size is .250" O.D. (Outer Diameter) x .170" I.D. (InnerDiameter) . This micro irrigation tubing is available in Polyethylene (PE) "Poly" or Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC) "Vinyl" is heavier than Vinyl tubing more flexible and easier to work with, but is also more expensive.
This drip micro irrigation tubing is most often designed to branch off from main line drip irrigation tubing to individual plants. Drip emitters are attached to the ends of 1/4" drip micro irrigation tubing and staked next to plants. Check out this basic installation tutorial to learn about
1/4" drip micro irrigation tubing does not have the same water carrying capacity as 1/2" drip irrigation tubing. Keep the following restrictions in mind when using 1/4" drip micro irrigation tubing:
Maximum Run per branch: 50 ft
Maximum Flow Rate: 30 gph
We carry the following sizes of 1/4" drip tubing:
Install 1/4" drip tubing with . The barbs are is inserted into the tubing and require no glue.
Use scissors to cut .
Our cuts a clean hole in main line drip tubing. 1/4" barbed fittings are inserted into the hole.
Inserting into main line with micro tubing
attached to 1/4" micro tubing
Attaching 1/4" tubing to 1/4"1/4" tubing attached to
Inserting into main line tubing attached to 1/2" main line
Inserting into 1/4" drip micro tubing
Inserting into drip main line
A connects 4 lengths of 1/4" drip micro tubing
To cap off 1/4" drip micro tubing, install a
A allows you to reduce the flow to a drip line shut it off completely.
The can also be attached directly to drip mainline tubing .
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