Watts 288A-1/2” Hot or Cold Water Anti-Siphon Vacuum Breakers prevent the reverse flow of polluted water from entering into the potable water supply due to backsiphonage. It consists of brass body construction, chemical resistant silicone seat disc and an atmospheric vent to prevent spilling. Series 288A has a full size orifice to assure pipe size capacity and maximum flow. It is ideal for low flow, non-continuous hot or cold water health hazard installations such as on laboratory equipment. Maximum Pressure:125psi (8.6 bar).
For Anti-Siphon Vacuum Breakers
An atmospheric type anti-siphon vacuum breaker shall be installed where indicated on the plans to prevent the backsiphonage of contaminated water. Device shall include lightweight disc float with silicone disc for tight seating. This device is not to be used under continuous pressure or where there is a possibility that a backpressure condition may develop. The device shall meet the requirements of ASSE Standard 1001, ANSI A112.1.1 and CSA B64. Watts Regulator Company Series 288A.
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