Efficient Barbed Cross for Various Hose Types

The Barbed Cross connector is a versatile and durable fitting designed to suit a wide range of flexible hoses, including clear and black flex hoses, garden poly (lo-pol), and iceline. This essential irrigation accessory ensures a secure and leak-free connection in your garden irrigation system, available in sizes ranging from 4mm to 32mm.

Features and Benefits

  • Wide Compatibility: Designed to fit various hose types such as flexible clear and black hoses, garden poly (lo-pol), and iceline.
  • Durable Construction: Made from high-quality materials, ensuring long-lasting performance and resistance to wear and tear in various environments.
  • Leak-Free Connection: The barbed design of the cross fitting ensures a tight and secure connection, reducing the risk of water leaks and wasted resources.
  • Easy Installation: The user-friendly design allows for a quick and stress-free installation process, helping you to set up your irrigation system in no time.
  • Various Sizes Available: Choose from a wide range of sizes (4mm to 32mm) to cater to your specific irrigation needs and hose dimensions.

How to Use

  1. Identify the correct size of the Barbed Cross connector that corresponds to the dimensions of your hose.
  2. Select the appropriate location in your garden irrigation system where the Barbed Cross connector is needed.
  3. Cut hoses to the desired length, ensuring they have clean and straight edges.
  4. Insert each end of the hoses into the Barbed Cross connector, firmly pushing them into place until they are securely positioned.
  5. Ensure that all connections have been made properly and that there are no visible signs of leaks.
  6. Turn on your irrigation system to test the functionality and performance of the Barbed Cross connector and the rest of the system.

Aqua Gardening Suggests These are Best For

This Barbed Cross connector is best suited for gardeners, landscapers, and horticulturalists who require a dependable and secure method of connecting various hose types in their irrigation system. Suitable for use in residential gardens, commercial landscaping projects, and greenhouses, the Barbed Cross connector ensures optimal water flow and minimises the risk of leaks, delivering an efficient and effective irrigation solution.


What is the purpose of a Barbed Cross?

A Barbed Cross is a crucial connector in your garden watering system, as it allows you to branch out hoses into multiple directions. They are compatible with various hoses, such as flexible clear, flexible black, garden poly (lo-pol), and iceline.

Can the Barbed Cross handle high water pressure?

Yes, the Barbed Cross is designed to work well under various water pressure levels, ensuring a consistent and efficient water flow throughout your garden watering system.

Is the Barbed Cross suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications?

Absolutely! The Barbed Cross is made of highly durable materials that can withstand the demands of both indoor and outdoor gardening systems.

How do I connect my hoses to the Barbed Cross?

To connect your hoses to the Barbed Cross, simply push the barbed end of the cross into the hose. The barbs will grip the hose firmly, providing a secure connection without the need for clamps or additional fittings.

Can I use the Barbed Cross with different hose sizes?

The Barbed Cross is available in various size options, ranging from 4mm to 32mm, to accommodate different hose sizes. Make sure to choose the appropriate size for your specific hose type to ensure a secure and efficient connection.

Is it easy to disconnect the hoses from the Barbed Cross?

Yes, disconnecting hoses from the Barbed Cross is a simple process. Carefully twist and pull the hose from the barb to remove it. You may find it helpful to use a little warm water to assist in dislodging the hose if it is stubborn.

What is the typical lifespan of a Barbed Cross connector?

The Barbed Cross is made from high-quality, durable materials that ensure long-lasting performance. However, the exact lifespan may vary depending on factors such as frequency of use, the environment, and how well the watering system is maintained. Regular inspections and proper maintenance will help prolong the life of your Barbed Cross connector.

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