Sq D pressure switch clicking on and off repeatedly

Discussion in 'Irrigation' started by nayr, Jun 20, 2012.

  1. greenmonster304

    greenmonster304 LawnSite Gold Member
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  2. Wet_Boots

    Wet_Boots LawnSite Fanatic
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    If total incompetence is figured on, you could blame a waterlogged conventional pressure tank for a bouncing switch
     
  3. Waterlogged

    Waterlogged LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
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    Hey what did I do, I didn't say anything.:laugh:
     
  4. Kiril

    Kiril LawnSite Fanatic
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    Isn't it obvious ..... you live in TX. :laugh:
     
  5. Mike Leary

    Mike Leary LawnSite Fanatic
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    My thoughts also, especially if it's just a single tank. You would think, once you got into the pump after the tank, the 60-40 switch would be by-passed. This brings up the lack of design expertise. Since at a low demand the pump has no clue what's going on and cycles because the demand is not enough to get into the pump circuit without those damn pressure tanks. Incompetence, indeed.:hammerhead: I'd find a competent pump guy and design the system for the gpm/psi and the recharge, like the rest of us do.
     

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