Sink Trap with a Captive Nut Connection
The trap features that designed for use in tubular drain applications for the best performance.
17-gauge brass and 0.6mm thickness of stainless steel 304 provide strength and durability.
The j-bend sink trap measures 1-1/4″,1-1/2 inches.
Equipped with a captive nut connection for an easy installation
The j-bend sink trap is certified by the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) for product safety.
The Eastman Heavy-Duty J-Bend Sink Trap is constructed of durable brass with a chrome finish to resist corrosion. Designed for use in tubular drain applications for the best performance. The j-bend sink trap is certified by the Uniform Plumbing (UPC) for product safety.
Introduction: what is a sink trap?
A sink trap is a plumbing fixture used to prevent clogs and backups in the drain line. It is typically installed under the sink and consists of a U-shaped pipe with a water-tight seal at the bottom. The trap is designed to catch debris that could cause a clog, such as hair, food scraps, and small objects.
Sink traps are an important part of any plumbing system and should be regularly inspected and cleaned to ensure they function properly. If you have a clog or backup in your sink, it is likely due to a blockage in the trap. To clean the trap, remove it from the underside of the sink and flush it out with water. You may also need to use a plunger or plumber’s snake to remove any stubborn debris.
The benefits of a captive nut connection
A sink trap is a U-shaped pipe typically installed under a kitchen or bathroom sink. The purpose of the trap is to prevent sewer gas from entering the home and to catch any debris flowing down the drain.
One type of sink trap is called a captive nut connection, which features a nut attached to the trap and cannot be removed. This design provides several benefits over other types of traps.
For one, installing a captive nut connection is much easier than other types of traps. The design also makes it less likely for leaks to occur, as there are no loose parts that can become disconnected over time.
Another benefit of the captive nut connection is that it prevents odors from escaping through the drain. This is because the seal between the nut and the pipe is much tighter than other types of traps.
How to install a sink trap with a captive nut connection
A sink trap with a captive nut connection is a plumbing fixture used to prevent sewer gases and odors from entering the home. It is also used to keep small objects from falling into the drain. The trap is installed under the sink and consists of a U-shaped section of pipe with a threaded nut on the bottom. The nut is tightened to secure the trap in place.
To install a sink trap with a captive nut connection, remove the old trap if one is already in place. Next, clean the area around the drain opening to ensure that there is no debris or residue that could prevent a proper seal. Then, place the new trap and hand-tighten the captive nut until it is snug against the drain opening. Finally, use a wrench to tighten the nut an additional half-turn to ensure a secure connection.
Tips for maintaining your sink trap
A sink trap is an important part of your plumbing and keeping it clean and well maintained. Here are some tips for maintaining your sink trap:
-Make sure to regularly clean your sink trap with a brush or other cleaning tool. This will help remove any build-up of dirt or debris.
-If you notice any leaks, repair them as soon as possible. Leaks can lead to water damage and mold growth.
-Check the connections on your sink trap periodically to ensure they are tight. Loose connections can cause leaks.