High-Uniformity Nozzles | FCI Nozzles | Full Coverage Irrigation®
Maximizing Sprinkler Irrigation Efficiency
Our Patented Orifice: Impact rotary sprinklers have traditionally relied on high water pressure alone to achieve an acceptable level of water uniformity. The FCI nozzle uses our time proven stainless steel orifice plate to precisely strip just the right amount of water from the outside of the stream creating a "curtain" of water effect.
This curtain of water optimizes the sprinkler profile at both low and high pressures, falling to the ground in a much more uniform and controlled pattern than is possible with standard straight bore nozzles.
- Retrofits Rain Bird, Weather Tec, and other 1/2" base sprinklers
- Color Coded for Easy Identification
Edwin Camp , Large Central California Grower
In 2011, DM Camp & Sons, a large vegetable, nut and grape grower in the southern San Joaquin Valley became interested in retrofitting their impact sprinklers with the newest generation of FCI low pressure sprinkler nozzles. Company president Edwin Camp not only wanted the new nozzles to maximize the water uniformity of his sprinkler system to save water and increase yields, but also to lower his pumping costs by operating the sprinklers at reduced pressure.
After testing the FCI nozzles in the field and independently at the Center for Irrigation Technology (CIT), Camp concluded that the FCI nozzles will deliver the expected performance and ordered 80,000 nozzles to retrofit a good portion of his Weather Tec 10-20 sprinklers used to irrigate vegetables. FCI low pressure nozzles are rebated by PG&E up to $1.15 per nozzle which guarantees a very fast payback on investment to qualified growers.
“We’re running almost all of these at a psi of 35. All are working well and we received a full rebate from PG&E. Very good results. You have a good product. Thanks for the help.”