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Plastic Deep Well Air Volume Control

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  • Provides easy control of air volume in water tanks
  • Durably constructed of zinc-plated steel
  • Ideal for use with submersible pumps
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Balance the air volume in galvanized water tanks when using deep well pumps with this Plastic Deep Well Air Volume Control. This float opens the main valve of the control in your system to allow access air out into the atmosphere. The float then rises with the water level and the main valve closes, trapping the remaining volume of air in the tank.
  • Maintains balance of air volume in galvanized water tanks when using deep well pumps
  • Deep well control
  • Durable plastic housing
  • Sealed plastic float, stainless steel rod and hardware
  • California residents

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Plastic junk. I could not get this control to seal on the 1-1/4" or the 1/4" threads. I follow...
Plastic junk. I could not get this control to seal on the 1-1/4" or the 1/4" threads. I followed the directions and it leaked badly. I then tried six wraps of Teflon tape and it leaked. I then tried pipe dope (joint compound) and it leaked. I then used Teflon tape and joint compound and turned it about 3-4 turns past hand tight and the 1-1/4" thread sealed....almost. One drop would form every 12 hours or so and eventually stopped. Great right? Heck no! Then the 1/4" gauge NPT thread started leaking. I gave it another turn (after going through the above procedure) and it stopped. Then after a month or so I was getting about 1/4 gallon a day leaking. I took the gauge off and put six wraps of Teflon tape and pipe dope, reinstalled and turned one turn with a wrench. Cracked. Took the valve out and threw it out. Put the old metal one that I cleaned up with muriatic acid back in. No leaks. Problem is I don't know if the it will let the air out or start dripping out the relief valve which was the original problem. I am going to buy a new metal one and just replace it every couple of years.....
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    Works great, no problems...
    Works great, no problems
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    The well dosent work without it, glad to find it here. The shipping time was a bit long because ...
    The well dosent work without it, glad to find it here. The shipping time was a bit long because it not a stock item.
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    Works for me.
    The Johnson Controls F93B-1 float valve on my well developed a leak. The new valve might not last as long but it's cheaper and works. I would advise not using too much tape on the pressure valve or over tightening it. I think that what killed my old one. Good value. Good product.
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