The layflat hose is widely used in garden and agriculture. Hose skin is made of high strength polyester silk. While the inner lining is mostly PVC, which can resist wear and age. Because we are facing grains, flowers and plants. Thus if the water flow is too large, it will cause uneven irrigation. If you use such hose, then you don’t have to worry about this. Even if it is uneven, there will not be too much moisture collects in one place.
The old irrigation methods have been replaced by modern power equipment. Common methods include small-area pumps, large-area sprinkler and automatic sprinkler. No matter which method has one thing in common, that is, the need to use water belts. So how to choose the lay flat hose?
First of all, what is layflat hose?
In irrigation, they are PVC hose, PU hose and plastic coated hose. Generally, 2.5 inches, 3 inches, and 4 inches are more common in diameter. While the pressures are 4 bar, 6bar, 8 bar, etc.
How to see the specs and model of the hose
Generally, the hose you buy has a mark on it. For example 13-65-20. That means the hose is a type 13 hose. That’s to say the work pressure is 13 kg. While the diameter is 65mm and the length is 20m.
How to choose the hose
To delay the irrigation time or use it for a longer period of time, you must buy high quality hose. Generally, the quality of regular supplier is good. But you must also learn to inspect the products. In fact, the inspection methods are simple. As the following aspects:
The leather is smooth, there is no skip or loose leather.
Lining is smooth and wrinkle-free. Besides, it should be soft and not hard. Then there is no glue falling off.
Be sure to choose the ones that suit you. And match the the power equipment you use. Then consider your own operating conditions to select materials.