SIL 900 Controller for Irrigation at Cheltenham Racecourse

Cheltenham Racecourse installed new underground irrigation mains in 2012 to ensure the “going” is optimised. RST Irrigation supplied a new pump driven by a Perkins 1106(D) series Electronic Engine.  An SIL900 Series control system was included to provided remote start and stop using mobile phone GSM Text Messaging. Fully automated control of a vacuum priming ensures the pump s primed before starting.  The SIL unique “Line Fill” system ensure gentle main filling and pressurisation to avoid pressure surges and water hammer. SIL900 Line Fill controls provide fully unattended pump operation with confidence.