What Is a Hose Vacuum Breaker?

Answer Vacuum breakers are a type of valve designed to prevent potable and nonpotable water from inadvertently mixing. Hose vacuum breakers use much the same principle, but are not plumbed-in permanently.

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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 »

What is a vacuum circuit breaker?

A vacuum circuit breaker is used to connect or break the current from a power source to a load of high voltage. It uses an electrode structure that includes a movable electrode and a fixed electrod... Read More »

What Is a Vacuum Hose?

A vacuum hose is used on an automobile engine to precisely operate various components. When vacuum hoses fail, a number of problems may be caused that result in poor engine performance.

What does the vacuum hose do?

To answer this question I have to know what you are charged per Kw/hr by the power company. If you mean .10911 per kw/hr, then I need to know at what voltage.