Sprinkler Info

safe figures for Garden Micro Sprinklers

Circular pattern (Standard) Radius (throw) Flow Rate Max Distance to next same sprinkler (closer is better)
90º Blue & Black 1.8 mt          0.75 Lt/min 1.5mt
90º Black, adjustable 0mt → 2.0mt 0 → 2.0 Lt/min 1.5mt
       
180º Green 1.0mt 1.4 Lt/min 1.0mt
180º Blue & Blue 1.5 mt          0.75 Lt/min 1.5mt
180º Green & Black 1.8 mt          1.2 Lt/min 1.5mt
180º Black, adjustable 0mt → 1.8mt 0 → 2.0 Lt/min 1.5mt
       
360º Black 1.0mt 1.9 Lt/min 1.0mt
360º Black, adjustable 0mt → 1.2mt         0 → 1.5 Lt/min 1.0mt
360º Blue spinner 2.0 mt          0.8 Lt/min    1.5mt
360º Green spinner         2.5 mt          1.5 Lt/min 1.5mt
360º Red spinner 2.5 mt 2.0 Lt/min    1.5mt

 

Other Wetted Area    
360º Mister, Yellow & Black 0.25 mt 0.42 Lt/min not applicable
Narrow strip, Blue & Black
>< pattern
5.0mt x 0.5mt 0.75 Lt/min 1.5mt
Wide strip, Blue
>< pattern
3.6mt x 1.0mt 1.5 Lt/min 1.5mt

Garden Sprinkler note: Plants grow in the way of garden sprinklers, so the further apart you put your sprinklers, the sooner they will be overgrown. A good maximum grid style layout for larger gardens using 180deg 2piece sprinklers (e.g. green & black) in combination with spinners, is 1.5mt x 2mt.
 

 

safe figures for RainBird static (non-rotating) adjustable pop-up

Circular pattern (standard)      
Nozzle # Radius (throw) Flow rate @ 180º  
(½ for 90º and double for 360º)
Maximum distance next
‘same nozzled’   sprinkler
 
(closer is better)
       
12’ 3.2 mt  4.5 Lt/min   3.2mt
15’  4.0 mt  7.0 Lt/min  4.0mt
       
Strip pattern      
Nozzle #    Wetted Area Flow rate  
Left Corner 4.0mt x 1.0mt  2.0 Lt/min 4.0mt
Right Corner 4.0mt x 1.0mt  2.0 Lt/min 4.0mt
End Strip 4.0mt x 1.0mt  2.3 Lt/min 4.0mt
Centre Strip 
><  pattern
8.0mt x 1.0mt 4.5 Lt/min 4.0mt
Side Strip 8.0mt x 1.0mt 4.5 Lt/min 4.0mt

 

 

safe figures for RainBird 3500 rotating adjustable pop-up

(comes with complete nozzle set)

 Nozzle #    Radius (throw)    Flow rate      Maximum distance next 
‘same nozzled’   sprinkler
 

(closer is better)
0.75  4.4 mt 3.0 Lt/min 4.4mt
1.0    5.4 mt  4.0 Lt/min 5.4mt
1.5 6.0 mt 6.0 Lt/min 6.0mt
2.0 7.0 mt 8.0 Lt/min 7.0mt
3.0 8.0 mt (becoming too thirsty for this distance) 12.0 Lt/min 8.0mt
4.0  8.6 mt (becoming too thirsty for standard residential) 16.0 Lt/min 8.6mt

 


safe figures for RainBird 5000 rotating  adjustable pop-up

(comes with complete nozzle set)

Nozzle #  Radius (throw)  Flow rate   Maximum distance next 
‘same nozzled’   sprinkler
 
(closer is better)
1.0 Low angle 7.5 mt 4.0 Lt/min  7.5mt
1.5 standard angle 8.8 mt 6.0 Lt/min 8.8mt
2.0 standard angle 9.3 mt 8.0 Lt/min 9.3mt
2.0 standard angle 9.6 mt 10.0 Lt/min 9.6mt
3.0 standard angle 10.0 mt 12.0 Lt/min

10.0mt

4.0 standard angle  10.8 mt (becoming too thirsty for standard residential) 16.0 Lt/min 10.8mt

Remainder: Usually too thirsty for standard residential