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Ames 6000HMB

Portable Hydrant Meter Backflow Preventers with Meter Housing

Model 6000HMB Portable Hydrant Meter Backflow Preventers prevent the reverse flow of polluted water from entering into the potable water supply where flow is in one direction and the possibility of cross-connections exists, such as at a fire hydrant or other non-permanent installation. It consists of a stainless steel body construction with stainless steel internal parts, meter housing, measuring element, and permanently sealed register to measure flow and protect the meter and backflow preventer from damage due to excessive flow. Series 6000HMB meets AWWA C701 meter requirements and is ideal for use in existing hydrant meter hookups. Factory assembled and tested.


2 1/2 in. - 7 1/2 NST Threads

Series 6000HMB Portable Hydrant Backflow Preventers are designed to protect drinking water supplies from dangerous cross-connections in accordance with national plumbing codes and water authority requirements for non-potable service applications such as irrigation, fireline, or industrial processing. For use in protection of water from a fire hydrant or other nonpermanent installation where flow is in one direction only and the possibility of a cross-connection exists. This model can be used where approved by the local authority having jurisdiction on health hazard cross-connections. Ideal for use with client´┐Żs existing hydrant meter hookup.