INSTALLATION AND OPERATING GUIDE
READ INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE INSTALLING THE SYSTEM TO INSURE PROPER INSTALLATION
EZ-FLO Connector Required for Installation, Sold Separately
- Do not connect to an irrigation system that is not protected by an approved back flow prevention device.
- Do not install if pressure exceeds 100 PSI
- Use only with non-hazardous products
- Minimize exposure to direct sunlight to maximize service life
- Protect against freezing to avoid tank fracture
All EZ-FLO systems have been specifically designed and engineered to be installed by a professional irrigation or landscape contractor. Improper installation or use could cause risk of water contamination due to back flow or tank rupture. Failure to follow all safety instructions and warnings could result in serious bodily injury. Improper installation or use of the system voids all warranties.
TANK ASSEMBLY & PARTS LIST TANK CAP
Part # CAP- (HPFine Thread or HPCoarse Thread) or MBT (2016 on)
The system is normally installed in a valve box, connected to the main line of the irrigation system after the back flow preventer and before the sprinkler valves. One unit will feed both drip and sprinkler zones without changing any connections or nozzles. It will feed both the front and back yard landscapes.
Step 1 – Locate the installation point.
Connection must be made after an approved back flow prevention device. The connection can be made either vertically or horizontally in the irrigation main line. A “CBV” style connection is required for any installation especially for low flow, drip, or low pressure connections.
Step 2 – Shut off water and relieve pressure
Main Line Connection ( Sold separately)
Ball Valve Coupling – no minimum (required for low flow or drip irrigation)
Step 3 – Cut out a section of pipe slightly larger than the cut out length of the coupling.
Step 4 – Glue the coupling into the line. Glue in coupling with flow arrow pointing in the direction of the water flow.
Step 5 – Attach tubing to the coupling. Attach black tubing to blue fitting, clear tubing to green fitting and secure with tubing clamps
Step 6 – Fill tank with the recommended amount of product. The EZ- FLO system can be filled with any liquid or most water soluble products. Fill the tank based on the product’s coverage recommendations.
Fertiliser Typical Coverage Rates:
Liquid – 1.5 liter per 200 m2 every 4 to 6 weeks
Powder- 1kg per 200 m2 every 4 to 6weeks
Pour fertiliser directly into tank and then top off with water until all air is gone from the tank. Allow the water to overflow slightly.
|Model||Tank Size||Maximum Capacity|
|EZFLO1||3.8 litres||4 kg dry or 3.8 L. liquid|
|EZ001-CX||5.7 litres||6 kg dry or 5.7 L. liquid|
|EZ003-CX||9.4 litres||8 kg dry or 9.4 L liquid|
|EZ005-FX||19 litres||16 kg dry or 19 L liquid|
|EZ010-HC||38 liters||42 kg dry or 38 L liquid|
ALL TANK CAPACITIES ARE APPROXIMATE*
Fill tank with product
Follow all product label precautions. Multiple products can be combined and applied all at one time. Base how much to put in the tank by each product’s coverage recommendations.
- Do not put weed control in the system
- Do not leave air in the tank!!
- Fill with water from shut off valve or back flow preventer until tank overflows.
Step 7 – Screw on tank cap
Step 8 – Connect tubing to cap
- Shut off valves in the off position
- Turn water on at back flow preventer
- Connect blue connector to water in connection on cap. Bleed air from tank by opening the valve slightly on the black line until air is purged
- Connect green connector to fertiliser out connection on cap and open the shutoff valve
Step 9 – Set the flow rate by adjusting the adjustment knob to the proper setting.
Slow Setting – is used for normal maintenance in regions with high watering requirements such as hot dry climates or sandy soils.
# 1 Setting – is used for normal maintenance in regions with more moderate climates and moderate watering schedules where soils have good moisture retention.
# 2 Setting – is used to encourage fast growth or to quickly improve the condition of a landscape in poor condition. The unit will empty more quickly and can be refilled more often.
Fast Setting – is used for periodic fertilisation. The unit will empty more quickly and can be refilled more often.
|Setting||*Ratio||Approx. grams or ml per liter|
*Ratio refers to the amount of water mixed with the fertiliser. For example, a 400:1 ratio means 400 litres of water will be mixed with 1 litre of fertiliser in the irrigation pipe. The adjustment knob can be set in between settings if desired. These ratios are approximate because feed rates can vary by the type of product being distributed. Ratios are provide as a general guideline only.
Litres of water until empty
The following table shows the approximate litres of water required to distribute the fertiliser from the EZ-FLO system at the various flow settings.