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PVC Cap For Central Unit

Steve from Bakersfield, Is the cap that goes over the utility valve a standard size PVC cap that can be found at the hardware store?

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The utility valve is a spring loaded door to allow a hose to be attached for cleaning. The PVC cap goes over the intake neck that is not being used to maintain a seal for proper suction. If that is what you need, then it might be available at the hardware store. Just be sure that the inside diameter is 2 inches for a proper seal.

Removing An Old Inlet

I would like to remove an existing outlet. How do I seal off the existing outlet at the main line? (

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The pipe in the wall has to be accessed and terminated into this pipe cap, http://builtinvacuum.com/retail/shopretail.php?part_no=514 . That means you will need to cut the backing plate out with a saw and cap the end of the pipe inside the wall.

Pipe Cap OD Dimension?

What is the OD dimension of this cap? This is important in this particular specialized installation. Thank you

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Hello. The outer diameter of the pipe cap is 2-1/4". This is not exact as there is a small tolerance allowed.

Cap Off Inlet?

Doug, Atlanta. We have a Beam central vacuum system and in our remodelling, we need to eliminate one outlet. Can you cap off one outlet without effecting the rest of the system?

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Hi Doug, yes you can cap a pipe anywhere in the system and it will be just fine. We have the central vac 2 outer diameter fitting cap here http://builtinvacuum.com/retail/shopretail.php?part_no=514.

ID Spec

What is the ID dimension of this cap?

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Hello Bill, the ID of the pipe cap in 2"(inches).