What is Liquilock used for?
Oatey® Liquilock™ solidifies water in 4-5 minutes to help prevent drips and leaks when removing toilet fixtures….Oatey® Liquilock™ Water Absorbing Crystals.
What is liquid lock made of?
It’s made from a high clarity food grade rPET, which is a general-purpose thermoplastic polymer, and is one of the most recycled thermoplastics. The benefits of Liquid Lock to you and your business are massive: 100% recyclable.
How do I make my toilet water solid?
Oatey Liquilock gel will solidify water in the toilet bowl providing a clean, fast and easy method for removal of the toilet. Quick acting Liquilock gel formula will solidify residual water in the toilet bowl within 4-5 minutes.
What turns water into a gel?
Watch as the water turns into gel. Since water is attracted to sodium ions, it enters the polymer through osmosis. This causes the sodium carboxylate to ionize and the polymer to swell. Meanwhile, the anionic carboxylates repel each other, causing further swelling, which traps the water, and results in a gel.
Can you remove a toilet with water in it?
The first step to draining a toilet is to turn off the water supply and flush. Next, flush the toilet, holding down the flush lever until the tank is as empty as possible. The small amount of water left in the bottom of the tank can be removed with sponging.
Why do I have to flush my toilet twice?
If you have poor water pressure, it may take time for the tank to refill. If there isn’t enough water in the tank a poor flush will result. This is likely the culprit if your toilet flushes fine sometimes but requires two flushes other times. There’s a hard water buildup in the bowl.
Can you flush liquid lock?
LiquiLock by Oatey is a safe, non-toxic formulation designed to solidify water in the toilet bowl during removal of toilet from floor. Once the toilet is reinstalled, the gel re-liquefies and can be flushed down the drain.