Non-Agricultural Applications


Mitigation matters.

Big Gun® on a sled in a sand mine.
Big Gun® on a sled in a sand mine.

Specially configured Nelson products can be used in highly corrosive environments like mines.

  • Special Big Gun® Sprinkler options include:
  • Anodized, powder coated, and stainless steel Big Guns: for sprinkling with corrosive waters.
  • Counterbalance kit: for operating the Big Gun on a tilted riser.
  • Wedge insert: for increased trajectory and stream height.

Using Big Gun Sprinklers and 800 Series Control Valves in conjunction with Nelson's TWIG® Wireless Control System allows mining operations to automate irrigation in scheduled sets.

A unique part-circle Rotator configuration in a mining application.
Part-Circle Rotator solutions direct water only where you need it.

Rotator® products are another game-changer.

A variety of Rotator configurations have proved successful in a variety of different mines. The Part Circle R3000/R3030,the PC-R2000WF, or R33 with Road Guard can provide edge watering of pits or debris.

Dust Control and Mining Brochure
Nelson Industrial Sprinklers
Coal Pile Dust Suppression in Turkey
Coal Pile Dust Suppression Sprinkler
R75M Debris Sweeper
Recommended products for Mining
R75M Debris Sweeper

This inverted sprinkler is great for washing coal and debris away from walkways and other critical areas in mining operations.

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100 Series Big Gun®

The industry standard and most versatile high volume sprinkler.

Flow: 40-300 gpm (9-68 m3/hr)

Pressure: 40-110 psi (2.75-7.5 bar)

Radius: 90-190 ft (27-58 m)

Trajectory: 18°, 21°, 24°, 43°, 15-45°

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150 Series Big Gun®

Reliability for hose reel traveler and industrial applications

Flow: 90-630 gpm (20-143 m3/hr)

Pressure: 50-120 psi (3.5-8.25 bar)

Radius: 120-240 ft (36-73 m)

Trajectory: 21°, 24°, 27°, 43°, 15-45°

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200 Series Big Gun®

Maximum flow, pressure, and throw distance

Flow: 230-1200 gpm (52-272 m3/hr)

Pressure: 50-130 psi (3.5-9 bar)

Radius: 160-310 ft (48-95 m)

Trajectory: 21°, 24°, 27°

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Part-Circle Sprinklers

Prevent wheel tracking with part-circle Rotator®, Spinner, or Sprayhead sprinklers installed at pivot towers.

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R2000WF/R2000LP Rotator®

The Windfighter delivers maximum uniformity.

Flow: 0.9-5.7 gpm (204-1295 lph)

Pressure: 25-65 psi (1.75-4.5 bar)

Radius: 30-45 ft (9.1-13.7 m)

Nozzle Size: #10-20 2TN

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R33-NV/R33LP-NV Rotator®

Rotator® technology in a 3/4" sprinkler

Flow: 2.8-11 gpm (638-2524 lph)

Pressure: 25-65 psi (1.8-4.5 bar)

Radius: 39-52 ft (12-16 m)

Nozzle Size: 9/64"-7/32"

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800 Series Control Valves

Original Nelson metal control valve made for extra heavy-duty reliability.

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TWIG-V Wireless Automation System

Remotely control your irrigation system from anywhere with the TWIG® mobile app and reliable TWIG® wireless products.

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