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Isolate the cold water cistern: how-to guide

Need to isolate the cold water cistern? Whether you need to repair or replace the ball valve, or carry out further work on the low pressure side of your plumbing system, this article will explain several different ways to carry … Continue reading

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Equilibrium ball valve

An equilibrium ball valve is a type of ball valve which utilises the pressure of the incoming water to help close the valve. Contents – equilibrium ball valve Overview Types Overview In a standard ball valve, the incoming water enters … Continue reading

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Croydon ball valve

A Croydon ball valve is a ball valve which consists of a piston inside a brass housing, with a float arm secured to the valve via a brass split pin. On the end of the float arm is a plastic … Continue reading

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Part 3 ball valve

A Part 3 ball valve or diaphragm ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 3. It consists of a plunger and a diaphragm washer which are both situated inside a plastic housing. The plunger is partly visible … Continue reading

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Part 2 ball valve

A Part 2 ball valve or diaphragm ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 2. It consists of a plunger and a diaphragm washer which are both situated inside a brass housing. The plunger is … Continue reading

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Part 1 ball valve

A Part 1 ball valve or Portsmouth ball valve is a ball valve made to British Standard specification 1212, Part 1. It consists of a piston inside a brass housing, with a float arm secured to the valve via a split pin. Inside … Continue reading

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Ball valve repair kit

A ball valve repair kit is a repair kit which contains multiple types of spare parts for ball valves. A kit will typically include split pins, high and low pressure valve seatings, washers for Part 1 ball valves, and diaphragms for … Continue reading

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