EL CAJON, Calif. (February 4, 2013) - Toro is pleased to announce its newest micro-irrigation product line, Thinwall Dripline. Ideal for applications such as subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) and semi-permanent crops, this new product is also great for growers who prefer a flat, molded emitter inside an extruded, thin-walled tube. Toro's exceptional and full range of micro-irrigation products - including its patented Aqua-Traxx® premium drip tape, BlueLine® premium dripline, Blue Stripe® hose, and now Thinwall Dripline - expand the Toro product offering to address growers' row, field, and permanent crop drip irrigation applications with the quality and performance they expect from Toro.
Features and benefits of Toro's new Thinwall Dripline include:
Flat, molded emitter is highly resistant to plugging to optimize performance in challenging conditions, such as poor water quality and organic fertilizers
Requires only 120-mesh filtration to minimize clogging
Available in 10, 13, and 15 mil wall thicknesses, and popular 5/8" and 7/8" internal diameters to address variable field conditions
Available in five different emitter flow rates, including 0.16, 0.25, 0.30, 0.47, and 0.75 GPH to accommodate various soil conditions and/or system flow requirements
Excellent CV of ≤ 3% for superior field uniformity
Extruded tube constructed from ultra-high strength and premium quality materials allows easy installation and retrieval, saving time and labor
Compatible with all Toro Pro-Loc™ tape fittings
Built with Toro's Blue Stripe® of quality in every reel
"Thinwall Dripline is available in 10, 13, and 15 mil wall thicknesses and is constructed from premium quality materials to maximize the tube's durability and performance," says Claude Corcos, senior marketing manager for Toro's Micro-Irrigation Business. "As a result, installation and retrieval are easier and the life of the dripline is extended, even in rocky and abrasive soils." Thinwall Dripline's durability makes it ideal for semi-permanent applications where pruning and harvest damage must be withstood. In addition, the flat, molded emitter is designed to resist plugging in the most demanding conditions.
About The Toro Company
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative turf, landscape, rental and construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of more than $1.9 billion in fiscal 2012, Toro's global presence extends to more than 90 countries through strong relationships built on integrity and trust, constant innovation, and a commitment to helping customers enrich the beauty, productivity and sustainability of the land. Since 1914, the company has built a tradition of excellence around a number of strong brands to help customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties, and agricultural fields.www.toro.com.
New Toro product range now available for subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) and semi-permanent crops