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Day in and day out, irrigation valves operate in tough conditions. The Filter Sentry® Mechanism is a critical feature available to optimize the performance of higher-pressure Hunter valves.  

• External Components of a Valve
• Internal Components of a Valve
• What keeps a valve closed?
• What causes a valve to open?
• What happens to cause an open valve to close again?
• What is filter sentry?
• How does filter sentry work?

In this video, we’ll identify the different components of a valve, including those visible on the outside, as well as those on the inside.

Next, we’ll illustrate the path that water takes through the valve. Finally, we’ll demonstrate how the Filter Sentry Mechanism works to help keep your irrigation system operational even in the most challenging water conditions.