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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 inside a plastic housing. The plunger is partly visible and protrudes … 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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Overflow pipe leaking: why is it leaking & how to fix it

An overflow pipe leaking or dripping is due to water entering a cistern when it shouldn’t, either via the ball valve or via the outlet pipes at the bottom. In most cases, it’s due to a faulty ball valve. Overflow … 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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