1800 Series Spray Heads

The #1 Irrigation Spray Head in the World

Installed in parks and backyards across the globe, Rain Bird's 1800 Series is the #1 commercial-grade irrigation spray head brand in the world.

Chosen for its reliability, heavy-duty materials, and versatility, the 1800 Series offers a broad selection of pop up heights and nozzle combinations for watering shrubs, small lawns, and irregularly shaped planting areas.

All models feature Rain Bird's patented pop-up mechanism with heavy-duty stainless steel spring for dependable out-of-sight retraction, plus an exclusive co-molded wiper seal for unmatched resistance to grit, pressure, and extreme environments.

Features

All 1800s

  • Co-molded wiper seal provides unmatched resistance to grit, pressure and the environment
  • Constructed of time-proven UV-resistant plastic and corrosion-resistant stainless steel parts, ensuring long product life
  • Precision controlled flush at pop-down clears debris from unit, assuring positive stem retraction in all soil types
  • Two-piece ratchet mechanism allows easy nozzle pattern alignment and provides added durability
  • Five-Year Trade Warranty

1800 SAM Series

  • Built-in Seal-A-Matic (SAM) check valve. Eliminates the need for under-the-head check valves
  • Ideal for use in areas with changing elevations
  • Traps water in lateral pipes in elevation changes of up to 14 feet (4.2 m), eliminating low head drainage at the base of slopes or hillsides
  • Reduces wear on system components by minimizing water hammer during start-up

1800 PRS SeriesWater Sense

  • All Rain Bird pressure regulating spray bodies are WaterSense certified by ICC-ES
  • PATENTED PRS pressure regulator built into stem. No parts to be installed at the site. Saves time and money
  • Maintains constant outlet pressure at 30psi (2.1 bar) or 45 psi (3.1 bar) at varying inlet pressures regardless of nozzles used
  • 30 psi is recommended for optimal spray nozzle performance, 45 psi is recommended for optimal rotary nozzle performance

1800 SAM-PRS-30 and SAM-PRS-45 Series

  • Combines Seal-A-Matic check valve and PRS-30 or PRS-45 for best performance
  • Ideal for sloped applications that have fluctuating or high pressure

Specs

The 1800 Series accepts all Rain Bird spray nozzles.

  • Flow-by: 0 gpm at 8 psi (0.6 bar) or greater;  0.10 gpm (0.02 m³/h; 0.36 l/m) otherwise

Operating Range

  • Spacing:  2.5 to 24 feet (0.8 to 7.3m)*
  • Pressure:  15 to 70 psi (1.0 to 4.8 bar)

*2.5 to 15 feet with standard Rain Bird Spray Head Nozzles (SQ, U-Series, HE-VAN); 8 to 24 feet with Rain Bird Rotary Nozzles

Dimensions

  • ½" (15/21) NPT female threaded inlet
  • Exposed  surface diameter: 2¼ " (5.7 cm) 
  • Models  and height:
    • All 2" spray bodies: 4" (10.2 cm) body height; 2" pop-up height (5.1 cm)
    • All 4" spray bodies: 6" (15.2 cm) body height; 4" pop-up height (10.2 cm)
    • All 6" spray bodies: 9 3⁄8" (23.8 cm) body height; 6" pop-up height (15.2 cm)
    • All 12" spray bodies: 16" (40.6 cm) body height; 12" pop-up height (30.5 cm)

1800 SAM Series

  • SAM capability: holds up to 14 feet (4.2 m) of head; 6 psi (0.4 bar)
  • Flow-by: 0 gpm at 8 psi (0.6 bar) or greater; 0.10 gpm (0.02 m3/h; 0.36 l/m) otherwise
  • Installation: bottom inlet

 

 

Models

Related Documents