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SAFE PLUG RELIEF DRAIN LINE CONNECTOR

Water Heater Isolation Device
Prevent expensive water heater
damage and mold eradication due
to a leaky water heater.

Safe Plug Relief For Water Heater Safety
Prevent catastrophic explosions on water heaters
and boilers with the SPR.

Plumbing Code Standards

IPC Section 504.4 RELIEF VALVES
The relief valve shall not be used as a means of controlling thermal expansion

IPC Section 504.6.1 DISCHARGE
The discharge shall be installed in such a manner that does not cause personal injury to occupants in the immediate area or structural damage to the building.

IPC Section 108.7 UNSAFE PLUMBING
Any plumbing regulated by this code that is unsafe or that constitutes a fire or health hazard, unsanitary condition,
or is otherwise dangerous to human life is hereby declared unsafe.

Argument for Change
We have enough proof a CATASTROPHIC EQUATION exists in our plumbing systems!
  • We have enough proof a CATASTROPHIC EQUATION exists in our plumbing systems!
  • We know plugged relief valves will continue to be dangerous to human life.
  • We know plugged relief valves will continue to cause personal injury to occupants.
  • We know plugged relief valves will continue to cause structural damage.
  • We know plain terminal ends will be plugged with push on fittings.
Proposed IPC Language
Proposed Addition to International Plumbing Code
504.6 Relief valve breakaway fitting. Pressure, temperature, or combination pressure-temperature relief valves with a threaded discharge port of ¾” (19.1mm) be equipped with a full size,tamperproof, break-away fitting installed in the discharge port of the valve. The break-away fitting shall comply with CSA 1-06 US.

Local Code Amendment
Most jurisdictions can make amendments, but only if the amendment is stricter than the code and adds to overall safety improvements.

All T&P valves with a threaded dischage port of ¾” shall be equipped with a full size, tamperproof, break-away fitting installed in the discharge port of the valve. The break away fitting shall comply with CSA 1-06 US.

Who's Affected?
Hospitals / Schools / Churches / Businesses / Municipalities / Homes
Important Message for Plumbing Professionals
Important Message for Plumbing Professionals
 
Dulac Plumbing
Features & Benefits SPR
  • CSA Certified
  • Tamper Proof
  • Fast & Easy to Install
  • Constant Protection
Features & Benefits WHID
  • No Power Required
  • Activates with only 1/2 cup of water loss
  • Does not require pans, dams or sensors
  • Union ends for fast
    and easy installation
  • Retains residual water from leaking out


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SPR & WHID are protected with one or more of the following patents:
6698714, 2437533, 6021808, 2328173, 6823887, 2371001
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