Water Hammer

Water Hammer

When a pipe is suddenly closed at the outlet (downstream), the mass of water before the closure is still moving, thereby building up high pressure and a resulting shock wave.

In domestic plumbing this is experienced as a loud banging, resembling a hammering noise.

Water hammer can cause pipelines to break if the pressure is high enough.

  • 15mm x 1/2 Inch BSP Female x 15mm Compression Tee

    Brass 15mm compression tee fitting with 1/2 inch BSP female thread on the end. Compression plumbing fittings do not require heat or solder. The joint is formed by tightening a nut and compressing the olive (included with fitting) onto a copper or plastic pipe, which forms the seal. They can be us…

    £3.30

    £3.30

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  • 15mm x 15mm x 1/2 Inch BSP Female Compression Tee

    Brass 15mm compression tee fitting with 1/2 inch BSP female thread on the branch. Compression plumbing fittings do not require heat or solder. The joint is formed by tightening a nut and compressing the olive (included with fitting) onto a copper or plastic pipe, which forms the seal. They can be…

    £2.72

    £2.72

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  • 22mm x 22mm x 1/2 Inch BSP Female Compression Tee

    Brass 22mm compression tee fitting with 1/2 inch BSP female thread on the branch. Compression plumbing fittings do not require heat or solder. The joint is formed by tightening a nut and compressing the olive (included with fitting) onto a copper or plastic pipe, which forms the seal. They can be…

    £4.40

    £4.40

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  • 6 Inch Plastic Float Valve Ball

    6 inch diameter plastic float / ball for use with standard 1/2 inch and 3/4 inch BS1212 float valves (ball-cocks). Sometimes comes in different colours, depending on what our supplier sends us. Due to greater surface area and weight, a 6 inch float may cure water hammer problems. Because of…

    £5.44

    £5.44

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  • Water Hammer Arrestor

    Water hammer arrestor with 1/2 inch male BSP connection. Water hammer occurs when a device (such as a tap or valve) is suddenly closed, creating harmful overpressure. In domestic plumbing this is experienced as a loud banging, resembling a hammering noise. This device incorporates a steel spri…

    £19.94

    £19.94

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