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Quiet Pipes Washing Machine Water Hammer Arrester

  • Helps reduces water line noise from noisy hammering valves
  • Compatible with CPVC pipes (sold separately)
$12.86 /each

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This Oatey Quiet Pipes Washing Machine Water Hammer Arrester features a shock-absorbing chamber that reduces the shock from water line vibrations. The water hammer arrester is compatible with CPVC pipes (sold separately). Can be installed on your hot and cold valves (valves sold separately).

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  • Copper construction
  • Threads onto your washing machine supply valve (sold separately)
  • Shock-absorbing chamber reduces the shock from water line vibrations
  • Installs easily to your washing machine supply valve and connects to your washing machine hose (valve and hose sold separately)
  • Helps extend the life of your valves (valves sold separately)
  • Installation does not require cutting your drywall
  • Can be installed horizontally, vertically and in any position in between

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Can it be mounted right onto the washing machine

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As long as the water inputs on the washer are parallel to the floor. That is, facing outward not downward. I have them mounted on the washer. They stick out about 3 1/2 inches.
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You insert this between the end of the hose coming out of your washing machine and the water pipe that feeds water to your machine. It comes with the right connectors (i.e., M/F) to make this connection. It can work oriented in any direction (up, down, sideways, etc.).
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hammer arrester mounting

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Does the unit have to mounted level with pipe facing straight up or can it be mounted at a 45 degree, which means I would not have to changed the faucet.
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It can be installed oriented in any direction, horizontally or vertically. Not a problem.
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It says it can be mounted horizontally, vertically or anywhere in between.
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What PSI is this rated for?

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What PSI is this rated for? I have 80 psi water pressure.

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The package says 60 psi...but our water pressure is somewhere between 65 and 70. Ok, so I'm a risk taker. :-)
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200 PSI maximum
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Will this fit the uk plumbing system, threads etc.?

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It'll thread but probably won't seal correctly without some type of sealant based on experience using a few NPT fittings on a project in Africa that had BSP threading. Assuming you have BSP threads of course (which I would be shocked if you didn't)
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Quiet Pipes Washing Machine Water Hammer Arrester is rated 3.4 out of 5 by 44.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I bought two a few days ago, and hire my handyman to install it today. Little issue: the o-ring ... I bought two a few days ago, and hire my handyman to install it today. Little issue: the o-ring didn't fit. Need to use another one in order to avoid water leaking. After installation, I run two loads of clothing. It reduce water banging by almost 90%! Highly recommend to anyone who use high efficiency washing machine that ejects water into the machine (like my LG). After all, product as described.
Date published: 2016-12-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The slamming is gone. The washing machine is so quiet now, I can't tell it's on anymore when I'm upstairs unless I'm the one who loaded it. Our previous washer didn't slam the pipes. The one we have now did. The pipes jolted for 30 or more feet of length from the washer and a loud knocking sound went through the house numerous times during a load of laundry. Having heard about the problem from others, I knew what it was. And I knew of the solution involving a water hammer arrester built into the pipes. While researching what a plumber might do, I learned there are do-it-yourself solutions like Oatey's that can be attached about as easily as a garden hose to a spigot. I also learned this isn't kept in stock at local home improvement stores. So I ordered online through Home Depot. The product arrived at the store a couple days sooner than I was told it would. So that was good. At first, I put on just one arrester. Having hot muffled but cold left the way it was made for a good side by side comparison when the washer drew from one and then the other during a load that needed both. I was so impressed, I hated having to wait for that load of laundry to finish so I could put the other one on. The fast on-off of the hot water valve barely thumped. Cold still slammed! A DIYer who hasn't done much supply line plumbing should remember to use thread tape and possibly an appropriate wrench to tighten the connections a little tighter than you can do by hand. That'll make sure water doesn't spray everywhere and the rings don't work loose from normal use.
Date published: 2016-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from After years of listening to the pipes bang so loud the house shook every time our front loading w... After years of listening to the pipes bang so loud the house shook every time our front loading washer filled, we installed these. Took minutes. Now we barely know washer is running. Wish we had learned about these much sooner!
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It didn't solve the problem totally but it did reduce the banging quite a bit. It didn't solve the problem totally but it did reduce the banging quite a bit.
Date published: 2016-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Worked fine! These were easy to install and eliminated the hammering with our washer.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from It works fine and really solve the problem It works fine and really solve the problem
Date published: 2017-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than expected... Recently purchase a high efficiency GE washer. I had read reviews that said these newer models cause much more water hammer. Sure enough, it was way more noticeable than our old washer. I saw these and though they looked pretty tiny, I figured I'd give them a try. The package indicated a 60 psi max on the water line to be effective. I'm running 65 to 70 psi but these seemed like the easiest solution and were not expensive. Ya for me, they worked perfectly! Water hammer that could be heard throughout the house has been reduced to just "clicks" that can be heard only in the laundry room. Can't say how they might work for you but they worked better than expected for my situation.
Date published: 2016-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best $25 I've spent in a while My laundry room is in the basement on complete opposite side of house from my bedroom. But the water supply pipes originate from under my bedroom. I'd always regret doing a load of laundry at nite because the pipes would bang loud every time the water cycled. I finally did some detective work and figured out how to fix it - with two of these arrestors. 5 minute installation and presto, fixed like magic. Still can't believe running water can be that loud but these little guys work exactly as they should. I installed directly to my washer, but you can install at the supply line as well.
Date published: 2013-03-18
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