Another Hammer arrestor question

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by mikeybiz, Apr 2, 2005.

  1. mikeybiz

    mikeybiz New Member

    Feb 27, 2005
    I'm installing a new shower thermostatic valve and 1/4 turn volume control.

    The old mixing valve had air chambers on the hot and cold inlets. Now that I have separate valves for temp and volume where ideally should the arrestor be placed? 1 arrestor on each hot and cold inlet or 1 at the volume control?
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    The "water hammer" will occur at the volume control, but putting the arrestors on the hot and cold lines to the valve should minimize the problem
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