Blog - A Remedy For Falling Into The Trap Of Bathroom Pressure Fluctuations
As house design becomes more complex, and as more and more buildings are converted into flats, there is greater potential for pressure fluctuations to occur in plumbing systems.
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When to use
Where you need to prevent foul sewer gases from entering a building, HepvO can be installed as an alternative to conventional water traps. HepvO is suitable for use on sanitary appliances (e.g. wash handbasins, kitchen sinks, showers), and can also be installed on discharge pipework from unvented domestic hot water systems and condensate lines from boilers and airconditioning units
HepvO & chemical cleaners
Strong acids, e.g. cleaners containing high concentrations of sulphuric acid, must not be used on HepvO. When rodding or flushing with a sulphuric acid solution, the valve must be removed before the operation. HepvO is resistant to standard caustic-based drain cleaners.
How it works
HepvO is different to traditional water traps as it uses a soft silicone rubber membrane to create a seal, instead of “trapped” water. HepvO can be installed vertically or horizontally.
HepvO is available in 1 ¼” and 1 ½” dimensions. HepvO joints are compression type. Running adaptors and knuckle bends are available as part of the system.
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