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    drum bypass

    Can you tell me me how you by pass a Burton BD 500 drum please.

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    there should be a couple of 4" 'plugs' (usually 4" plastic pipe end caps)
    between the dirty side and clean side of the drum, you remove these and the drum screen is bypassed.

    some drums don't have bypass plugs, and the only way to by pass the drum is to remove the drum screen.
    or you could fit 2 or more (dependant on flow rate) 4" tees either side of the drum with a 4" valve in between to allow the water to bypass the drum

    Last edited by davethefish1; 17-02-2024 at 05:08 PM.

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    There doesnt seem to be any on the burton drum.

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    Maybe better to contact Burtons.

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