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Discuss Water Hammer Arrestor in the Fittings & Pipes area at UKPlumbersForums.co.uk.

  1. barn

    barn New Member


    I have some water hammer going on when my washing machine fills, so I have bought a water hammer arrestor

    Which is all great but when it arrived, it has a massive warning on the back saying that it contains 'cancerous causing chemicals...'. With a bit more research I think that it contains some lead (possibly).

    So my question: is this safe to use and fit to my washing machine? I am assuming it must be otherwise it wouldn't have been sold!

    Cheers in advance
  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    link to what you bought because normally there just an expansion vessel or a bit of tube with a cap end
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  3. barn

    barn New Member

    At the moment I cant link to it, the forum wont let me

    but it was from 'fix the bog' and was their Sioux Chief Mini AA water hammer arrestor
  4. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

  5. barn

    barn New Member

    thats great - thanks very much