Cracked Tub

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by OhioMike, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. OhioMike

    OhioMike New Member

    Apr 13, 2011
    Cincinnati, OH
    While installing my overflow drain I cracked my acrylic tub.:mad: The crack is about 3/4" long up around the overflow hole. Is there any hope of fixing this? Would calling Kohler be a viable repair option?
    Thanks for any advice.
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
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  4. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    The washer that seals the overflow is often tapered to allow you to get it parallel with the wall of the tub. If it is not nice an straight, and you tighten things down too much, this could be why it cracked. Some drain systems have a flex joint that allow a flat washer.
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