Repairing a Wilkins Vacuum Pressure Breaker?

Answer Vacuum pressure breakers, more properly called pressure vacuum breakers, are installed at the highest point on an irrigation system to prevent water from flowing back from the sprinkler manifold in... Read More »

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What is the minimum vacuum pressure a vacuum pump should have for a vacuum bag repair?

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You plug a vacuum cleaner into a 110-V outlet with nothing else on the circuit If the 15-A circuit breaker is tripped. what is the maximum possible resistance of the vacuum's motor?

Repairing a Power Nozzle Elbow on an Electrolux El7020 Vacuum?

The Electrolux EI7020 vacuum has an unusual feature: its power nozzle. Unlike other vacuum cleaners, EI7020 users can switch off, adjust the power and control the brushroll from the handle of the a... Read More »

What is a vacuum breaker?

When a vacuum is created inside of a piece of machinery that could damage the machine, a vacuum breaker protects the machinery from the damaging conditions created. It consists of a steel ball, whi... Read More »