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Flow Controllers Explained

Flow controllers, flow restriction devices, FRDs, “annoying bits of plastic are said to muck up the shower pressure”... Whatever you want to call them; flow controllers have been a critical part of tap and shower design for many years, particularly since the introduction of the government initiated WELS (Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards Scheme) in 2005. Statistics provided on the WELS [...]

2020-07-07T22:02:38+10:00March 18th, 2015|Plumbing|0 Comments

More Teflon Tape Please

When it comes to connecting brass fittings, a one-size-fits-all philosophy should be avoided.  Justin Felix speaks with Plumbing Product Test Engineer Frank Iapozzuto about thread problems and ways to correct the issues surrounding the topic. Most plumbers would have found themselves applying copious amounts of Teflon tape to join brass connections at one point or [...]

2020-07-08T09:21:19+10:00September 24th, 2013|Plumbing|0 Comments