Grey ½″ PVC foot valve (check valve) for use in a wide variety of pump applications including food vans, farm pumps and 12v water pumps to stop water flowing back into your water source. The foot valve has a filter to reduce particles entering your pump system and is connected to the end of a pipe or hose in the water source to keep the pump primed and operating to its best capabilities.
When to use a foot valve:
- When the pump is mounted higher than the water source
- To reduce air cavities in the pump system
- To maintain head pressure to the pump