Tag Archives: Backflow Tools

The O Poop Factor, What not to do!!

  Ok, we are going to give away some pearls of wisdom today free of charge.  If you have any Pearls of Wisdom to share, please email us at Dan@backflowinspector.com. Pearl Number 1, The 1/2″ Watts 009/LF009 If you don’t have a Total Repair kit and a Small Pick, absolutely do not take it apart […]

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When Pressure Fluctuations cause the RP to go into a continuous Water Hammer Dump

We came across an RP that got into a water hammer situation that it could not recover from. After Replacing the Seat and Disc for the number 1 Check Valve and raised the reading on the number 1 check from 5.0 to 8.2. Great pressure swings still caused the RP to Rock with Water Hammer. […]

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Repair on a Febco 765 1.5″, Just needed some parts

This is a great repair with fairly inexpensive parts. Febco 905-022 Rubber Parts Kit 765 1-1/2″ and 2″ 905022 To get 15 Percent off of the List Price enter 15 at check out. Buy Febco 905-022 Rubber Parts Kit 765 1-1/2" and 2" 905022

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Testing a new Febco 850 DC

This is why new Backflow Prevention Assemblies need to be inspected.  This is one of the best examples that we have seen in a while for trash in the first check valve.

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Fail on a Brand new install Febco 860 RP 1″

This is a very common fail situation, people always ask, “its brand new, how can it fail?” The Power Ratchet makes any job go much faster and save the skin on your knuckles.

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