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1/2" Slip Bulkhead Kit Assembly
A 1/2" Slip Bulkhead Kit Assembly is a plumbing fitting used to connect pipes to tanks. It is a complete kit that includes all the necessary components for installation. The kit typically includes a 1/2" Slip Bulkhead fitting, gaskets, and nuts to secure the bulkhead to the tank.
The bulkhead has a smooth, cylindrical section that fits into a drilled hole in the tank, while the pipe end slides into the bulkhead and is secured with the nuts. The gaskets provide a tight seal between the bulkhead and the tank, helping to prevent leaks.
The assembly is easy to install, even for those with limited plumbing experience. Simply drill a hole in the tank, insert the bulkhead, secure the nuts, and attach the pipes. The slip design of the bulkhead allows for easy installation, even in tight spaces.
It is important to choose the right material for the bulkhead, taking into account factors such as temperature, pressure, and exposure to chemicals. Common materials include PVC, polypropylene, and brass. Each material has its own unique characteristics, such as durability, resistance to chemicals, and temperature tolerance, so it's important to choose the one that best fits the specific application.
LIFEGARD® Bulkhead Fittings
Custom installations are easier and safer with all parts included in convenient kits. Heavy wall bulkhead is molded of highest impact resistant PVC eliminating possibility of finding hidden cracks when filling aquarium. Versatile spigot screen will just press into place. The exclusive Fit x Insert 90 degree elbow dramatically reduces wall clearance requirements. Use together with spigot suction screen inside tank to adjust water level. Use elbow alone as return directional jet on inside of tank.
LIFEGARD® Multi-Purpose Bulkhead Fittings & Kits
- Stock color is jet black to match acrylic tank backgrounds.
- Available in 1/2³, 3/4³, 1³, 1 ½ and 2
- Also available as kits: bulkhead fitting, gasket, lock nut, 90 degree Fit x Insert elbow, strainer and installation instructions.