AquaGuard WAGS7200-5WG Water & Gas Safety Shut-Off Valve
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The WAGS7200-5WG fits all electric, gas, and oil-fired water heaters, all tank capacities - requiring a gas shutoff cable kit. (Water & Gas Shutoff)
WAGS® prevents disastrous floods and untold damage to your property, and avoids costly insurance claims. The WAGS® Valve is designed to shut off the water supply (plus gas supply for gas-fired heaters) in the event of a water leak from a hot water heater.
WAGS® is the only 100% mechanical water heater safety valve on the market!
The WAGS® Valve sits in a drip pan under the water heater and is activated when leaking water accumulates to a predetermined level in the pan. Once activated, the industrial-duty, spring loaded piston in the valve shuts off the water flow.
“The One Shot Wonder”? The WAGS valve is a single-use, one-time activation water flow shutoff device for gas, oil, or electric water heaters. Like an automotive airbag, it performs a one-time critical function.
How does the WAGS work? The WAGS valve is designed to shut off the water supply to a water heater in the event of a leak, minimizing property damage. The WAGS valve sits in a drip pan under the water heater and when approximately 1 inch of water accumulates, the WAGS closes off the incoming water. A red pop-up tab indicates activation. Another WAGS benefit is that the tank typically draws a vacuum and stops the water leak.
Do WAGS Valves require checking or servicing? No… WAGS is the only 100% mechanical water heater safety valve on the market. No Electricity. No Batteries. No Maintenance.
Is installation difficult and time consuming? Installation requires a drip pan positioned under the heater tank and routing of the cold water line in and out of the WAGS Valve. Professional installation normally adds 15-20 minutes to a new tank installation.
What’s in the box:
- WAGS valve
- Installation brochure
- Required product sticker for water heater tank
- Warranty card & return envelope
- Drip pan self-adhesive foam drain dam
- Condensation drain tube
- Wire harness
- Gas valve adaptor
- Self-adhering mounting pad
- Wire tie
- Valve Rating: 20° F – 200° F
- Wire Assembly Rating: 5 – 35 Milli OHMS
- Maximum Operating Pressure: 80 psi
- System Rating: 40° F - 180° F
- Maximum Body Design Pressure: 125 psi
Additional Materials Needed for Installation:
- Water heater drip pan
- Two 3/4˝-14 male threaded sweat adapters
- Two lengths of copper (or other approved) tubing
- Two to four 90° copper (or other approved) elbows