EFB-CP Series

Highly durable brass irrigation valves – globe configuration

Electric remote control valves don't come any better than EFB-CP Series red brass valves. Need a contamination-proof, self-flushing screen that cleans itself and resists debris build-up in dirty water? The EFB-CP's the one!

Ideal for non-potable water valve applications, the EFB-CP is designed to handle chlorine and other harsh chemicals found in reclaimed water systems.

EFB-CP Series valves offer long life and superior performance in high pressure applications.

Features

  • Reliable performance even in dirty water applications. Self-flushing filter resists debris build-up.
  • Rugged red brass construction for longer life
  • Durable, fabric-reinforced diaphragm composed of EPDM, a rubber material which is chlorine- and chemical resistant.
  • Normally closed, reverse flow design ensures valve will fail in the closed position if a tear or rip in the diaphragm occurs. Prevents flooding, water waste, and landscape damage.
  • Slow closing to prevent water hammer and subsequent system damage.
  • One-piece solenoid design with captured plunger and spring for easy servicing. Prevents loss of parts during field service.
  • Flow control handle adjusts water flow as needed.
  • Manual internal bleed operates the valve without allowing water into the valve box. Allows pressure regulator adjustment without turning on the controller.
  • Manual external bleed permits flushing debris from the system. Recommended for system start-up and other repairs.
  • Contamination-proof, self-flushing filter screen resists debris build-up. Water flow continuously flushes the screen, dislodging particles and debris before they can accumulate and clog the filter.
  • Globe configuration.
  • Reclaimed water compatible: all models now feature EPDM diaphragms and chlorine-resistant parts as standard equipment.
  • Purple handle cover included to designate non-potable water.
  • Three-year trade warranty.

Options

  • Accommodates optional field-installed PRS-D pressure regulating module to ensure optimum sprinkler performance. Regulates up to 100 psi (6.9 bar)
  • Accepts latching solenoid for use with Rain Bird battery-operated controllers up to 150 psi (10,35 bar).
  • Compatible with ESP-LXD decoders.

Specs

Operating Range

  • Pressure: 15 to 200 psi (1,04 to 13,80 bar)
  • Flow with/without PRS-D: 5 to 200 GPM (1.14 to 45,40 m³/h; 0,32 to 12,60 l/s)
  • Temperature: up to 150°F (66°C)

Electrical Specifications

  • 24 VAC 50/60Hz (cycles per second) solenoid power requirement
  • Inrush current: 0.41A (9.9VA) at 60Hz
  • Holding current: 0.14A (3.43VA) at 60Hz
  • Solenoid coil resistance: 30-39 Ohms, nominal

Dimensions

  • 100-EFB-CP: 6" (15.2 cm) x 4½" (11.4 cm) x 3¼" (8.3 cm) 
  • 150-EFB-CP: 6 ½" (16.5 cm) x 5½" (14 cm) x 4½" (11.4 cm) 
  • 200-EFB-CP: 7" (17.8 cm) x 6¾ " (17.1 cm) x 5¾" (14.6 cm)

Note: The PRS-D option adds 2" (5.1 cm) to the valve height.

Models

  • 100-EFB-CP: 1" (26/34)*
  • 150-EFB-CP: 1½" (40/49)*
  • 200-EFB-CP: 2" (50/60)*

*BSP threads available; specify when ordering

Recommendations

  1. Rain Bird recommends flow rates in the supply line not to exceed 7.5 ft/sec (2.29 m/s) in order to reduce the effects of water hammer
  2. For flows below 5 gpm (1.14 m³/h; 19.21 l/m), Rain Bird recommends use of upstream filtration to prevent debris from collecting below the diaphragm
  3. For flows below 10 gpm (2.27 m³/h; 37.8 l/m) Rain Bird recommends the flow control stem be turned down two full turns from the fully open position.

 

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