Backflow Reference Manual - Ames

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2001SS / 2001


1/2", 3/4", 1", 1 1/4", 1 1/2", 2", 3", 4", 6", 8"


This is a double check assembly. Production began in 1999 and was discontinued in 2003. In 1997 the Ames Company was purchased by the Watts Regulator Company. Ames began marketing the Watts 775 as the Ames 2001 SS. For repair information see the Watts model 775. The 1/2"-2" size is a copper body that is nickel plated. The ball valve shut-offs are integral to the valve body. The checks are modular in construction and are accessed from a single cover on the top. The 3"-8" body is made of stainless steel. The checks are modular in construction and are accessible from the single cover on the top. The check modules in all sizes utilize a flat check disc that is field replaceable. In the 3"-8" sizes there is a 2001 SSN model. This unit comes with two 90 degree elbows mounted between the backflow preventer flange and gate valve flange.


Common repair parts are a very small subset of the 10,000 plus items BAVCO stocks. Please feel free to contact us direct at 800-458-3492 for pricing on items not listed or backflow prevention devices.