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25mm blanking cap/plug

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by garyo, 19 Feb 2018.

  1. garyo

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    Hi,

    I bought a few of these strainer kits at the start of a kitchen project, and now that I've worked out which sinks are being fitted etc, it turns out that I don't need the overflow feed on one of them. The thread measures around 35mm outside diameter. Do I stand a chance of getting a cap for it to blank it off or do I just need write it off? I still have the compression fitting and conical washer for it, so a ~25mm blanking plug would also do. Am I likely to be able to find one? (i can't see any that small at the obvious online retailers)

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    Gary

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  3. Nige F

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    Probably easier to get a basket strainer waste from screwfix - number 97562 - without overflow;) about £7
     
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    But think of the land fill...
     
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    Plastic bag and a cable tie. (until you bought a new trap or blanking cap)

    Andy
     
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    As endecotp says, use the screw/nut part that screws onto the thread and bin the flexi hose. Make up a plastic disc of the right size and place it in the nut with some silicone around the endge of the disc. Screw it on and wait for silicone to set.
     
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    I'll get the vernier on it tonight and confirm. Hopefully you're right, in which case it seems pretty ubiquitous at £1.50 incl postage.

    I did also consider using the nut and pipe that I have to connect it to the washing machine connection on the other side, but I couldn't bring myself to do it...
     
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    Fill it full of silicone adhesive and cover the end with gaffer tape till it sets for a proper bodge ;)
     
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    Genius idea.
     
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    Problem solved. Unfortunately the thread didn't match the appliance thread on the other side, but I managed to find some 25mm plastic bar in the garage that fits a treat.
     
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