H5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline

Reliable, durable, and high performing pressure compensating dripline

Ultimate in water distribution; precise emitter spacing, one drop at a time. Reliable, durable, and high performing pressure compensating dripline ideal for permanent crop applications.

  • Precise flow rates
  • Clog free in dirty water conditions
  • Easy to roll out
  • Permanent laser labeling
  • Worry-free customer satisfaction


Reliable, Steady Flow 

H5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline's grit-tolerant, clog-resistant design ensures that water will keep flowing to crops, whether it is being drawn from a well, pond, reservoir, or canal. 

High Uniformity and Efficiency 

The technologically advanced pressure-compensating design of the low-profile flat-emitter maximizes uniformity and water-use efficiency, even with elevation changes. Increase crop yield by reducing the use of water, chemicals, and fertilizer. 

Maximum Durability 

Growers demand reliable performance in the harshest conditions. H5 Pressure Compensating Heavywall Dripline is engineered and tested to stand up to harsh chemicals, UV radiation and damage that can be caused by farm equipment, giving you years of worry-free performance. 

Application Versatility 

Best suited for permanent crops, orchard and vineyard applications including grapes, hops, stone fruit, almonds, walnuts, pistachios, blueberries, and pecans. 

Optional Preinstalled Vine Clips

Rain Bird preinstalled vine clips help improve water placement and dramatically reduce installation time and labor costs. Ideal for all on-wire dripline applications. 

  • Vine ClipInstalled to the grower's specifications at the time of order; most common spacing ranges from 24" to 48" 
  • Easily adjustable in field to position and hold dripline or emitter location in place for precise water application 
  • Commonly used in applications with elevation changes to prevent water migration and ensure droplets fall at desired plant location 
  • Low profile design optimal for mechanical harvesting 


Operating Range 

Compensating Pressure: 7 to 60 psi (0.48 to 4.14 bar) 

Water Temperature: Up to 110° F (43.3° C) 

Ambient Temperature: Up to 150° F (65.6° C) 

Required Filtration: 120 mesh (125 micron) 



Nominal Flow Rates: 

0.31 gph (1.2 l/h) 

0.42 gph (1.6 l/h) 

0.53 gph (2.0 l/h) 

0.61 gph (2.3 l/h) 

0.93 gph (3.5 l/h) 

1.06 gph (4.0 l/h) 


Standard Emitter Spacing: 

12", 18", 24", 30", 36", 42", 48", 60" 

20 cm, 40 cm, 45 cm, 50 cm, 55 cm, 60 cm, 70 cm, 75 cm, 100 cm 

Custom spacing available 


Tubing Dimensions: 

  • 16 mm with 35mil wall: OD 0.610" (15.5mm), ID 0.540" (13.7mm), wall thickness 0.035"(0.9mm) 
  • 16 mm with 45mil wall: OD 0.630" (16.0mm), ID 0.540" (13.7mm), wall thickness 0.045"(1.1mm) 
  • 18 mm: OD 0.709" (18.0mm), ID 0.619" (15.7mm), wall thickness 0.045"(1.1mm) 
  • 20 mm: OD 0.786" (19.9mm), ID 0.690" (17.5mm), wall thickness 0.048"(1.2mm) 


Customer Satisfaction Policy: 

Rain Bird’s Customer Satisfaction Policy provides 5 years of protection on product workmanship and 7 years on environmental stress cracking. 


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