Ejector Pit Connection Question

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by seaneys, Sep 8, 2007.

  1. seaneys

    seaneys New Member

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    Hello,

    I'm getting ready to install an ejector pit in my addition. The ejector will be used for a floor drain for now, but might have a bar sink in the near future.

    The ejector pits I have seen so far all come pre-drilled with ~4" whole in the side. What is the 'trick' to attach PVC in to an ejector pit? The whole does not see to be drilled, etc. Is there a special fitting to attach to a around catch basin?"

    Thanks,
    Steve
  2. GrumpyPlumber

    GrumpyPlumber Licensed Grump

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    Ask for a "Bulkhead" fitting at your local plumbing supply.
  3. leejosepho

    leejosepho DIY scratch-pad engineer

    I used a rubber bushing for mine.
  4. GrumpyPlumber

    GrumpyPlumber Licensed Grump

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    Thats pretty much what a bulkhead is, two flanges that thread together with a gasket between and have a hub for PVC.
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