CUTOFF VALVE, PLUMBING
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CUTOFF VALVE

cutoff valve, plumbing

Description: This looks something like a coupling with a small round or elliptical handle on it.

Buying information: Cutoff valves come in a number of sizes, but all do the same job: control water flow. On sinks and lavatories there are two stop valves, one for hot and one for cold water, while on a toilet there is only one -- it controls water supply to the tank.

Stop valves have the internal mechanism of globe valves; washer and seat are replaceable.


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PLUMBING HOME HARDWARE SECTION
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Faucets & Parts
Fittings
Lavatory Parts
Pipe
Sink Parts
Toilet Tank Parts
Toilet Bowl/Seat Parts
Tub Parts
Valves

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