Monday, December 19, 2011

Stop Water Hammer Noise

Water hammer occurs when the normal flow of water in pipes is interrupted. It can create loud noises and vibrations. A water hammer arrestor cuts down on these effects. Its captive volume of air absorbs the force of the water hammer, reducing or eliminating the annoying sounds. carries water hammer arrestors from several manufacturers, including Sioux Chief and Watts. Cash-Acme’s SharkBite water hammer arrestors work like a regular SharkBite fitting, easily adapting to PEX, copper, or CPVC.