What is the size of HepVo?
HepVo – Waterless Trap available in 40mm or 32mm.
Do HepVo valves work?
Yes. The valve has been proven to perform under conditions in which traditional water seal traps are vulnerable to failure. It will continue to perform under back pressures 10 times greater than those experienced in correctly designed soil and waste systems.
Are waterless traps any good?
The benefits of a waterless plumbing trap. As any good plumber knows, traditional water-traps can lose their seal due to evaporation, siphonage, leaking or movement. An innovative waterless-trap, HepvO doesn’t encounter any of these issues and is suitable for use on a range of sanitary appliances.
What is a HepVo trap?
HepvO is a unique self-sealing waste valve that prevents the escape of foul sewer air from waste discharge systems, and actively maintains the pressure equilibrium in soil and waste installations.
How do I clean my HepvO trap?
No routine or seasonal maintenance is required for the HepvO sanitary waste valve, however, should you blow-out your drainage lines do not exceed 80-100 psi. HepvO is resistant to standard caustic-based drain cleaners. It is also resistant to acid-based cleaners with concentrations up to 10%.
What can I use instead of AP Trap?
4 Alternatives of P-trap in The Shower
- Alternative 1: HepvO Waterless Valve.
- Alternative 2: Bottle Trap.
- Alternative 3: Grease Trap.
Do you need a water trap?
Every sink, wash basin, and urinal discharging water inside a building requires a water trap at the point of connection into the waste pipework. The water trap provides a water seal between the appliance and the external drains or outside atmosphere.
How does a waterless waste trap work?
Often employing a type of flexible self-sealing membrane, waterless traps open during use and allow waste water to flow through the fitting, but close once the waste water drains through the fitting. This self-sealing action allows water to flow, whilst preventing foul sewer gases from entering the building.
Why does my P trap smell?
A p trap is designed to use water to block the sewer gases from leaking up the drain. If a sink’s p trap dies out this can result in a drain that smells bad. To alleviate this problem pour water down the drain to restore the water barrier in the p trap.
Do RV showers have P traps?
In any shower, whether on an RV or in a stationary home, you have to have a P-trap. This is because it’s this little gadget that directs the waste from the shower away from the drain and out of the home.
What is a waterless trap in a camper?
It is a small ABS plastic device fitting found near the P-traps under the sink. Its purpose is to allow air into the P-traps under that sink, and at the same time prevents sewer gases and odors from coming in from the holding tank and main piping.