Can a solvent or chemical be pumped through a Lachat valve to dislodge a clog?

Document ID

Document ID TE8323

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Version 2.0

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Status Published

Published Date

Published Date 06/07/2018
Question
Can a solvent or chemical be pumped through a Lachat valve to dislodge a clog?
Summary
Lachat valve clog
Answer
It is recommended to only use water to flush the valve in the occurrence of a clog.

Please see the article for back flushing procedures: Does Lachat have a procedure for back flushing six port injection valves?

 

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