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good old plastic

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum' started by quality, Feb 17, 2017.

Discuss good old plastic in the Plumbing Forum area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    IMG_3236.jpg shower pump connector in upstairs airing cupboard. It happened some time during the day while everyone was out. You can imagine what the result is
     
  2. newcastle phill

    newcastle phill Guest

    Oohh dear lol
     
  3. thereisawizza

    thereisawizza Plumber GSR

    Inlet or outlet side?...
     
  4. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    Outlet
     
  5. thereisawizza

    thereisawizza Plumber GSR

    Great... So been pumping at full chat then..
     
  6. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    pump actually burnt out and tripped RCD but was still passing water all day
     
  7. Stanios

    Stanios Plumber GSR

    I take it that was the only dry bit of the house where you took that picture
     
  8. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    Your correct in the garage
     
  9. SimonG

    SimonG Trusted Plumber

    Was it on the hot water side?
     
  10. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    Yes mate
     
  11. quality

    quality Plumber GSR

    Yes mate
     
  12. Best

    Best Trusted Plumber Top Contributor!!

    A few years ago I had to do a very difficult new pipework job over an upper loft coming from a new Stuart & Turner 3bar pump to supply 3 showers. Customer is a very clever bloke and although he knew I use copper, said I could use plastic as it would be much easier. I refused and he then agreed, saying if a plastic fitting blew off on the hot side - the pump would pump hot water out at 3bar on 22mm and bring every ceiling below it down.
     
  13. SimonG

    SimonG Trusted Plumber

    Bet the cylinder stat is over the top.
     
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