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siphon - inconspicuously ASSISTANTS
Our homes have a lot of flea devices are rarely remember. Modest " rear workers " ensure our comfort and remind yourself just when out of order. To those concerns and siphon - a necessary and important household plumbing device in. Collegiate Dictionary gives this definition: " siphon - a curved tube with bends of varying length, of which poured the liquid from the vessel with a higher level in a vessel with a lower level, the upper part of the tube is located above the liquid level in the upper vessel ".

Siphon Basin

The first task siphon - to release the amount of water that has been overlooked plumbing instrument. But why water can not immediately get into the sewers, but should to overcome the strange twists? That's the whole room. When we close crane, the latter flowing through the pipe, water can not overcome the bend, and this segment is always filled with water. This water seal. He does not give an unpleasant smell of sewage to enter the kitchen, bathroom and toilet. This is the second task siphon. And do not be it, we would be " enjoy " smells of sewage.
Species siphons great variety.
siphon bathroom consists of two tubes: plum and overflow. Before the water-gate, they are united and have one tube water goes down the drain. Baths are now a great many round, square, triangular, high and low. Drain hole they are located in different places. Therefore, such a trap should not be a monolith, pipe it can be easily adjusted in length and suitable for any drain hole regardless of its location.

In a typical bath to remove the plug from the drain hole, you need to pull the chain, which is attached to the plug hole overflow. But now we come up with an automatic siphon drain. In opening the overflow set pin. On the outer side of the bath and is connected to the drain plug. On pin worn cover. Turn it in one direction causes the cap to fall in the drain hole and hold water, and turning it into another raises her - and the water is drained.

siphon shower is designed for water drainage. It has another name - " trap ". Plumbing trap is set in pan shower or simply mounted on the floor. Never closes cap, as opposed to baths and sinks. Less than its height, the better. After all, in any case have to lift the shower pan, " eating " thus part of the height of the room, and possibly do a step. Or hollow floor. Typically, the height of the ladders ranging from 8 to 20 cm.

There is a special trap, which mounted directly on the floor bathroom: hollowed groove in it drain and put the ladder, the top floor is covered with tiles. Then, if the water overflows the bath, it is not the universal flow Flood down to the neighbors, and goes through the trap into the sewer.
You can set trap even in the balcony, especially if there is arranged a system of warm floors. Then rainwater and melted snow flow away through the ladder. Another option - to make a ladder in the garage to the mud flow from the machine.
washbasin siphons are pipe, corrugated, bottle.
In the siphon pipe is practically no special features. This is just bent pipe, most often an S- or U-shaped. In case any solid particles were delayed, the lowest point of the siphon hole is made, which can be opened and take them out.
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Corrugated the siphon is made of " fold " tube. This allows the corrugated hose siphon arranged in the space under the sink in any convenient manner, regardless of the location of sewer pipes, and has one connecting node directly at the outlet of the sink, thereby minimizing the possible places of leakage. To fix the bend the knee, using special clamp. However, the material does not allow the corrugated tube to drain boiling water in a sink or install a siphon in rooms that are not heated in the winter. Another shortcoming of his - folds quickly clogged with dirt and grease.                        

Bottle siphon or any bulb - it's good all the familiar rigid structure shaped like a bottle. It has virtually every home under the sink. " bottle " It never emptied until the end, but as the pipeline is omitted below water level, water creates a good protective layer that prevents passage of gases. Easy thing - if, for example, with a finger while washing hands slipped ring, it can be found at the bottom of the " bottles ". True over time it accumulated mud deposits. that need to be cleaned by special means.
Siphons occupy scarce space under the sink is required in ours, as a rule, small bathrooms. For those who want to release This place offers a special trap. It is placed in a special box, for which the wall under the sink hole hammering. From the sink to wall extends only a thin tube whose length can be easily adjusted.                    

Siphon Basin

Issue open siphon can be derived in the wall, floor, and that meets much more frequently - for falshstenu or technical niche. The advantages of open siphons is the fact that they are easier to maintain, since they mean easy to notice the leak.
Traps for washing machine and dishwasher. A similar construction (when the trap is placed in the box and plugged into the wall) is proposed and washing machines. By the way, the data sheet of some washing machine indicated that the discharge of the machine to best sum up the sewer is through a siphon. The front side of the box is closed decorative cover. Box attached to the wall in the wrong place, which will like: for the washing machine on top - above it, on the side of it. Drain is supplied from below by a decorative cover. If you suddenly need to move a washing machine, all thought - look will not bump into ugly, oddly curved pipe. On view will be a nice box.
Similarly, one can connect and dishwasher. Moreover, the siphon can be completely removed at the wall. Outside, leaving only a decorative cover and the " start " pipe, which fits drain hose washing machine.
A third version combined. In this case, the sink in the bathroom or kitchen sink, you can buy a siphon, who has a special drainage hose washing machine.
siphons cuisine . Until recently, the trap in the kitchen we wanted only " under the sink ". Now fashionable in the kitchen to put the dishwasher. Even the cleaning has become more diverse, have two or even three compartments. For such cases, produced " branched " siphon, where the number of " branches " It coincides with the number of discharges. For steel and plastic kitchen sinks individual firms offer a siphon with overflow and automatic opening of the drain plug (as in the siphon for bath).

Content. At first, traps were made of cast iron. With the development of plumbing industry has become used brass and bronze alloys. Subsequently, the same wide application in this field have found plastic. They have virtually no delay dirt and grease, rust, rot, do not corrode. But at the same time you should not discount the brass siphons. Covered with a layer of chrome, they are no less reliable and look great.

Domestic siphons are not distinguished either beauty or quality, greatly inferior imported. One joy - price: from 15 to 30 rubles apiece. But if you've bought an excellent expensive plumbing and faucets are good, you have to buy and quality siphons. They will serve faithfully and without smudges, and no clogged. The savings here is misplaced. After all, the more complicated technology than the more carefully controlled manufacturing process, the better the trap, but, of course, more expensive. Better to buy a siphon popular in our firms and companies, so you do not run around in search of spare parts. Companies, of course, offer different options siphons at different prices and with different warranty terms. Choose the best professionals to help you.
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