1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°) Zoom

1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°)

SKU:0215462

Brand: Watts

Watts
0215462 has been discontinued.
Direct Replacement:
SKU: 0559129
Brand: Watts

Do not use this item for any installation or repair of potable water applications. This product does not comply with the "Safe Drinking Water Act," which requires that products meet low-lead standards in order to be used in systems providing water for human consumption (drinking or cooking). This item is for non-potable (non-human consumption) water applications only.

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Specs

Size: 1/2"

Description for Watts 0215462

1/2" Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°)

Series 70A, L70A Hot Water Extender Tempering Valves are used in residential water supply applications to mix cold and hot water to extend capacity of water heater storage tanks and hot water boiler tankless heaters. It features brass body construction, dial adjustment cap, replaceable thermostat, stainless steel spring and is available with either threaded or solder end connections.
Series 70A temperature range: 120+F to 160+F.
Series L70A temperature range: 100+F to 130+F.
Maximum Pressure: 150psi (10 bar).
Size Range: 1/2 to 3/4 in. (15 to 20mm)

1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°)

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Watts1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°)
 
4.6

(based on 8 reviews)

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        5.0

        needed a replacement

        By Gonzo

        from Redwood City, CA

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              Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

              needed to replace an existing item. Was as described.

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              5.0

              very good install as noted !

              By BIGBOB

              from NORTHEAST PA, COAL REGION

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                    Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                    simply to install, works well bought this brand for years,would buy again, !!!

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                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy this again

                    By johnewg

                    from Malone, ny.

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                          Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                          I have used this product before, they must be making them better! This one works great!!

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          Great Product

                          By CK

                          from CT

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                                Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                                Easy to install. Clear and easy to follow instructions.

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                                5.0

                                first time use it , easy and clear

                                By big w

                                from nyc

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                                      Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                                      just prefect

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                                      3.0

                                      Reduces both temp and water pressure

                                      By Dr. Pooz

                                      from Byram, New Jersey

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                                            Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                                            It does what it says however it also restricts the water flow enough to notice the drop in presure when showering. I recomend using a 3/4" sweat tempering valve and reducing it down to match the 1/2" copper.

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                                            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                                             
                                            4.0

                                            Excellent product for controlling temps.

                                            By Bandit

                                            from hendersonville,nc

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                                              Cons

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                                                  Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                                                  This is an excellent way to control water temps in other locations

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                                                  5.0

                                                  easy to install

                                                  By jack of all trades

                                                  from bath maine

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                                                        Comments about Watts 1/2" 70A-F Sweat Tempering Valve (120° -160°):

                                                        i only needed the themostat part so i just unscrewed the controlvalve with the thermostat and switched it with the on on my boiler it fit and worked perfectly it took 5 min to do.

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                                                        • Q:

                                                          cold water is dripping from under the cap. Is there a rubber seal or washer that would be leaking?
                                                          Asked on 5/1/2012 by Miki Mike from deep river,ct.

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                                                            A:

                                                            It's possible that this is the issue. Watts offers a repair kit (part 0869100) that includes a replacement o-ring, spring, and thermostat.

                                                            Answered on 5/2/2012 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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                                                          Is it possible for the hot water to flow into the cold water supply and therefore heat the cold water?
                                                          Having problems with cold water form faucets being hot in the morning. Have to let them run for some time to get cold water.
                                                          Asked on 5/15/2011 by Dick from Maine

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                                                            A:

                                                            As far as we know, this is not normally an issue.

                                                            Answered on 5/17/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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                                                            A:

                                                            You need to add a check valve

                                                            Answered on 12/8/2011 by johnewg from Malone, ny.
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                                                          would this product fail if installed upside down
                                                          Asked on 2/11/2011 by Anonymous

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                                                            A:

                                                            No: this product can be installed in any direction.

                                                            Answered on 2/11/2011 by PexSupply Staff from NY
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                                                            No, it would not fail installed in any position as long as the water lines were installed in the proper openings.

                                                            Answered on 3/21/2011 by Dr. Pooz from Byram, New Jersey
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