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Ro faucet with air gap.
The purpose of the air gap faucet is not only to deliver drinking water from the ro unit, as all faucets do, but also to provide an air gap for the ro unit's drain system.
The “air gap” faucet is a plumbing device designed to provide a siphon break for the drain line of an undersink reverse osmosis unit.
One of the major benefits of the air gap faucet is that it can protect a reverse osmosis system;
I pulled the line out of the drain.
Not all ro systems use air gap.
Water can not climb air, but it can climb up a pipe.
An air gap is a siphon break to assure that drain water cannot flow backward from the household drain system into the reverse osmosis unit.
Air gap faucets are designed to prevent backflow by incorporating a backflow prevention method called an air gap.
If you have a reverse osmosis unit, you may or may not want an air gap faucet.
For those with dishwashers in the kitchen, a combination air gap can be installed to service both fixtures, allowing you to use an (often less expensive) standard ro faucet.
Besides delivering drinking water from the ro unit, the air gap faucet serves as a “air gap” for the drain system of the ro unit.
Air gap faucets have three connections on the bottom of the faucet.
Air gap faucets purification systems need a drinking water faucet these drinking water faucets are for use with reverse osmosis (ro), under sink, and everpure systems.
The air gap prevents the unused water from climbing back into the ro system.
What are the benefits of an air gap reverse osmosis faucet?
Life is much better now.
I put a piece of tape over the hole.
The diameters of the tubes can be seen in the image above.