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O-Ring too Big!

Brand New Repair Kit, but the O-ring is too Big?   https://backflowpartshouston.com/blogs/news/115970116-o-ring-too-big

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Sometimes, Backflow not is Pretty

 

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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 Wilkins 375 3″ has some twists and turns

We tested several backflow prevention assemblies at one location and came across this leaky port on the relief valve cover. We started the repair thinking we could use a rubber kit on the relief valve. The inside of the relief valve cover had a groove in it where the relief valve fits into the relief […]

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Great fail, dumping water from the relief valve.

It was an emergency call at night. We replaced the assembly at night and took it apart later to diagnose. This is what we found. To get 15 Percent off of the List Price enter this code 15 at check out. Buy Febco 905-352 RP 860 First Check Kit 1-1/4", 1-1/2", 2" Buy Febco 905-351 […]

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