3" brass master valve – globe and angle configuration

Rain Bird’s 3" BPES brass irrigation valves are built tough to offer long life and efficient, trouble-free performance under harsh conditions.

Featuring a unique combination construction of brass body and glass-filled nylon bonnet, these valves are designed to withstand extreme pressure surges, effluent water and clogging debris.

For additional protection, the BPES is equipped with a patented scrubber mechanism to actively fight dirt and particles.


  • Unique hybrid construction featuring durable red brass body and glass-filled nylon bonnet for long life at a value price.
  • Globe and angle configuration for flexibility in design and installation.
  • Normally closed, forward flow design.
  • Slow closing to prevent water hammer and subsequent system damage.
  • Robust solenoid provides dependable performance even during constant operation.
  • Flow control handle adjusts water flows as needed and incorporates a brass thread insert for longer life.
  • Manual internal bleed operates the valve without allowing water into the valve box. Allows pressure regulator adjustment without turning the valve on at the controller.
  • Manual external bleed permits flushing debris from the system. Recommended for system start up and repairs
  • Highly efficient operation with extremely low pressure loss.
  • Patented nylon scrubber scrapes a stainless steel screen to clean and break down grit and plant material. Prevents debris build-up and clogging.
  • Three-year trade warranty


  • Accommodates field-installed PRS-D pressure regulating module to ensure optimum sprinkler performance
  • Purple flow control handle for non-potable water applications (BPE-NP-HAN)
  • Latching solenoid for use with Rain Bird battery-operated controllers up to 150 psi (10,4 bar)


  • Pressure: 20 to 200 psi (1,4 to 13,8 bar)
  • Flow with/without PRS-D option: 60 to 300 gpm (13,6 to 68,1 m³/h; 3,78 to 18,90 l/s)
  • Temperature: up to 140°F (60°C)
  • Power: 24 VAC 50/60Hz (cycles per second) solenoid
  • Inrush current: 0.41A (9.8VA) at 60Hz
  • Holding current: 0.28A (6.7VA) at 60Hz
  • Coil resistance: 28 Ohms, nominal


  • Height: 13 5/8" (34,61 cm)
  • Length: 8" (20,32 cm) 
  • Width: 7" (17,78 cm)

Note: PRS-D option adds 2": (5,1 cm) to the valve height.


  • 300-BPES: 3' (80/90)

BS threads available; specify when ordering


  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; 19.2 l/m), Rain Bird recommends use of upstream filtration to prevent debris from collection 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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