WATTS® 8 Hose Connection Vacuum Breaker, 3/4 in, FHT x MHT, 125 psi, Brass

96055 MFG #: 0061877
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WATTS® Hose Connection Vacuum Breaker, Series: 8, 3/4 in Nominal Size, 125 psi Working, FHT x MHT, Brass Body, 1-1/2 in H

Series 8 Hose Connection Vacuum Breakers permit the attachment of portable hoses to hose thread faucets and prevent the reverse flow of polluted water into the potable water supply due to backsiphonage. It consists of a brass body construction, stainless steel working parts, and a rubber diaphragm and disc. Series 8 is ideal for inside and outside, health hazard installations requiring non-continuous pressure such as service sinks, swimming pools, photo developing tanks, laundry tubs, wash racks, dairy barns, marinas, and general outside gardening uses. Check with local inspection authorities for installation requirements. Maximum Pressure:125 psi (8.6 bar).

  • Features
  • Brass body (all models except 8P)
  • Stainless steel working parts for longevity
  • Durable rubber diaphragm and disc for consistent positive seating
  • Furnished with exclusive non-removable feature and standardly equipped to allow sill cock to be drained
  • Device should only be installed on approved sill cocks containing at least four full threads
  • Non-removable once installed
  • 180 deg F
  • Do not use where discharge of water is objectionable
  • Do not use Models 8, 8A, 8B, 8P, 8FR Hose Bibb Vacuum Breakers on frost-free hydrants specify model NF8
  • Inquire with governing authorities for local installation requirements
  • Series 8 is tested and certified under ANSI A112.1.3 (ASSE 1011), which precludes use under continuous pressure, this valve should only be used in areas where spillage of water will not cause damage
  • Standard/Approvals: ANSI A112.1.3, ASSE 1011, CSA B64.2, UPC Listed
  • WARRANTY: Limited