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Comes as either an air test kit on its own or a drain test kit with two 4″ plugs and a 1/2″ brass nipple.
The complete answer for pressure testing drains and sewers of any diameter. Suitable for pressure testing drains and sewers to BS.8005 and EN1610. High quality design ensures that this product is easy to use.
Seal off the drain to be tested with the Drain Test Plugs or Bags. Ensure that the inside surface of the pipe is clean.
Remove the Blanking Cap from one Plug/Bag and replace it with the Nipple Cap.
How to use:
Divide the provided Air Test Tubing into three lengths.
Fill the ‘U’ Air Gauge (Manometer) with water and equalise the level so that it reads zero on both sides of the see through tubing.
Connect the Air Test Tubing via the ‘Y’ Piece to the Hand Bellow, the Drain Test Plugs/Bags and the ‘U’ Air Gauge as per the picture above.
Pump the Hand Bellow until a pressure reading 4″ (100mm) of water is indicated on the ‘U’ Air Gauge. Allow about 5 minutes for the temperature of the air to stabilization. Adjust the pressure back to 4″ (100mm).
Without further pumping, the head of water should not fall by more than 1″/25mm within a 5 minute period.