BrassCraft 5/8 in. O.D. Inlet x 7/8 in. O.D. Outlet Dishwasher Air Gap with chrome plated finish. Used to ensure that waste water is not siphoned back into the fresh water supplied to the appliance. An air gap also provides an alternate water drainage route in the event that the drain hose is clogged, water may flow directly into the sink. Required by many local plumbing codes.
5/8 in. O.D. inlet x 7/8 in. O.D. outlet dishwasher air gap
Ensures waste water is not siphoned back into the appliance's fresh water supply
Provides an alternate route for discarded water in the event that the drain hose becomes blocked