So I found a Masterflex tonight.

Discussion in 'Equipment' started by Bruce Spiegelman, Nov 7, 2017.

  1. Bruce Spiegelman

    Bruce Spiegelman Supporting Member

    Actually I can't see that there's a difference. They are both 1/4"
     
  2. Vhuang168

    Vhuang168 Supporting Member

    So looks like L/S 24 is High Performance with a higher pressure rating. I think the OD is larger than L/S 17 with the same ID.

    Not sure on how it translates but should be ok to use as long as you dial in the flow rate on the head unit correctly.
     
  3. Gablami

    Gablami Supporting Member

  4. RandyC

    RandyC Guest

    I pull.
     
  5. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    I've not seen a lot of these setup, but I've only seen pushing before, out of curiosity, why do you pull?
     
  6. RandyC

    RandyC Guest

    Couple reasons:

    * if the output gets clogged pushing will eventually cause the o-rings to leak or potentially cause some damage from the pressure.

    * If the reactor has a leak, pushing will just continue to fuel that leak and take water out of the sump. Pulling should stop taking water out of the sump if pressure drops enough in calcium reactor.
     
  7. Coral reefer

    Coral reefer President

    More of a plumbing safety than function thing, got it. Thanks.
     

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