Washing Machine outflow query


Postby Simon1819 » Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:14 pm

I have heard it is possible to plumb in a washing machine outflow pipe without using a trap. Some sort of anti suction device maybe?
Anybody know anything? Many thanks.
Simon1819
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Sep 29, 2008 1:09 pm

Sponsor

Simply Build It

Postby plumbbob » Tue Sep 30, 2008 11:28 pm

The anti syphon device is used when connecting to a an inline system. All appliances, sanitary fittings and drains must be protected from the main sewer by a seal (usually water). If a washing machine was connected directly, gasses and odors from the sewer would vent back into the appliance.
plumbbob
Posts: 1856
Joined: Wed May 07, 2008 9:59 pm


Postby TheDoctor5 » Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:52 am

Last year 64% of the questions asked in our forum were answered within our DIY project pages at www.diydoctor.org.uk/projects.htm The project pages are now separated alphabetically and your answers are accompanied by diagrams and the ability to see, and buy, the tools and/or required to complete your project. Use our search box to look for your answer and save a great deal of time and money!
TheDoctor5
Site Admin
Posts: 1385
Joined: Tue Jan 20, 2009 9:17 am


Display posts from previous
Sort by
Order by


 


  • Related Topics