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Post by ARNWD » Sat Sep 16, 2023 9:51 am

Mr (& Mrs Postman) have just delivered a check-valve/demand-valve that involved me running out into the street in my underpants. I thought the knocking was the cat misbehaving again!

The check-valve is a different model to the one I ordered, I ordered the cheapest and the one received has the text clean on a sliding two position tab. Is anyone familiar with this type? Do I need a splitter preceding the valve for the cleaning line?

My original intention was to disconnect from the PB and draw cleaner through that way. Any advice would be appreciated.

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Re: Check-Valve

Post by PeeBee » Mon Nov 13, 2023 11:54 am

No-one could answer this?

Probably too late for ARNWD who'll have sorted it by now, but I only use the ones with a "clean" lever. The lever just disengages the "demand" mechanism, so it doesn't interfere with flow. Handy if you want to pump (push) cleaning fluid through it and through the downstream hand pump. Of little value if you pull cleaning fluid through it with the hand pump.

Don't forget to push the lever back to "serve" when you attach a keg or cask or the valve will function as if it wasn't there.

It works whether wearing underpants or not.
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