Flow Divider Use With Section Control:
Adjustable spring flow dividers may be used to balance multiple branches of a liquid system with sectional control, but note that other components will be necessary to both set-up and run the system. The following diagram shows an example system with the necessary components:
Flow Dividers with Adjustable Springs
Visagage II Flow Monitors
1.0 psi row check valves
Optional Agitator Valve
Section Control 3-Way Valves
It is recommended that CDS-John Blue CV-1101-xx (1 psi) check valves be used at the end of each row line. CDS-John Blue Visagage II flow monitors (or flowmeters) are required to adjust the flow dividers and balance the sections (see next page).
System Setup and Calibration Instructions:
Visagage II SMFD flow monitors, or some type of flow meter/totalizer for each branch
will be required to calibrate the flow dividers.
The system should be run in setup or calibration mode and the flow through each
section read to identify the higher flowing branches.
Adjust the two flow dividers with
higher readings by turning in the screws until the Visagage balls are equal.
Stop the pump, then restart and check the flow readings.
stop/start process will likely need to be repeated several times to finalize the adjustments.
Lock the adjustment shafts in place with the nut on each flow divider.
Adjustable Spring Parts Breakdown:
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