Solar-Dripper

Gallery Solar-Dripper 1
Gallery Solar-Dripper 1
April 2019
Headquarters 482 E avenue des Alpes, Epagny
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Solar-Dripper - Drip irrigation system

The Solar-Dripper is an optimized drip irrigation system for gardens and indoor plants.

The solution uses the natural sun-related temperature variations as flow generator. Thanks to its original drip irrigation method, the Solar-Dripper slows down drip rates by 1 000 times and increases the clogging resistance by 10. It also features the incorporation of a Built-In Weather Modulation. This mechanism continuously synchronizes the watering flow according to the needs of the plant. The drip system is guaranteed against clogging for a period of 5 years and allows for the usage of greywater or unfiltered rainwater. Thanks to the lack of tubing, tools or special skills needed for installation, the Solar Dripper can be reused year after year without maintenance. In addition, the solution can be used to optimize fertilizer application delivered at the center of the root system.

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Key features

  • 15-second installation time.
  • 10-50% in water savings.
  • Resistance to biofilm clogging and particles of more than 2 millimeters in diameter.

Profitability

  • Costs 10-50% less than the alternatives in the market with a 5-10 year durability.
  • Saves up to 200 to 1000 EUR in filtration systems thanks to it being maintenance-free.

Company Profile

Maturity Stage

  • Medium and large scale commercialization
  • Small scale commercialization
  • Initial market commercialization
  • Prototype testing in the real world
  • Prototype testing 1:1 in the lab

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