DRAW-OFF TAPS AND STOP VALVES
Valves having renewable non-metallic valve seatings, and capable of controlling fluids by opening and closing the valve parallel to the seat orifice.
A draw-off tap with one end open to atmosphere usually used for domestic purposes. May have rising or non-rising spindle. Various forms are in common usage the main types being,
In which the inlet and spindle are on the same vertical axis. The outlet arranged at right angles to the inlet.
In which the inlet is arranged for horizontal mounting with the outlet discharging vertically. The outlet may be fixed or swivelled.
In which the hot and cold water inlets are controlled within the fitting and mixed water discharged through a spout outlet, a shower outlet or a combination of both. The discharge through the spout or shower may be manually selected. Mixing of the hot and cold water can be thermostatically or manually controlled. All fittings can be connected by exposed or concealed piping.
A valve utilized for arresting or con-trolling the flow of fluid etc.