Valves in pipe lines are provided to control supply of water. They are used to stop supply when any repair is carried in pipe line. There are fourteen types of valves for plumbing.
Stop ValveThis valve is suitable means of connections for inserting and controlling the flow of water. Nominal size of valve is designated by nominal bore of the pipe to which the valve is normally fitted. The body and bonnet of this valve is made from cast brass.
In large buildings sufficient numbers of stop valves are fixed on branch pipes to minimize interruption of supply during repairs. A stop valve is also called stopcock. There are two types of stop valves.
1). Internally threaded
2). Externally threaded
Fancy Stop ValveThese valves are available in normal sizes of 15 mm and 20 mm. These are also called open stopcock valves.
Angle Stop ValveThis valve has inlet and outlet at right angles to each other. This is used to stop supply of water to geyser, flushing cistern and wash basin etc. This valve is also used for servicing of water fitting to be carried out without shut off complete water supply of the house.
Concealed Stop ValveIt is used to regulate supply of hot and cold water to shower, mixer etc. in concealed plumbing line.
Gate ValveGate valve is full way valve which is inserted into a pipeline for controlling or stopping the flow of water. This valve offers low resistance to the flow of water. The valve is closed by turning hand wheel into clock wise direction. Nominal sizes of valves are 15 mm to 100 mm.
Ball ValveBall valve is an automatic flow control device. Regulating principle is the level of some free water surface.
Foot ValveThis valve is placed at the bottom of suction pipe of pump. This valve lets the water to enter suction pipe when it is opened and prevents the water from flowing back when it is closed.
Air Relief ValveThis valve is an integral part of a pool of pumping and filtration system. When the pump of pool pumps out water from the pool, the water is forced through a filter. Then the water is forced through air-relief valve.
Pressure Relief ValveThis valve protects pipe from sudden increase in pressure. It is a device attached with a boiler or other vessel for relieving the pressure of steam automatically before it becomes enough to cause burst.
Scour Valve or Washout ValveThis valve is used at valley point of a pipe line to clean pipe line.
Sluice Valve or Globe ValveThese valves are used to control the flow and for frequent operation. These are normally used in CI main line.
Butterfly ValveThis valve contains a circular disc which rotates in the direction of flow in pipe. It is a type of flow control device that is used to regulate flow of fluid through a section of pipe. This valve is similar to ball valve in operation. A flat circular plate is fixed in the center of pipe.
Float Valve or Ball CockThis valve is used in water tanks and cisterns to maintain constant water level and to prevent overflow. It is activated by means of a lever and float (ball). The rise and fall of ball controls the flow of water. This valve is generally made for high, medium and low pressure.
Bib cock/bib tapA Bib cock/Bib tap is fitted horizontally to the pipe as in kitchen, bath etc. This valve is used to obtain water from direct water supply or from storage tank.
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G.I. pipes are made from hot rolled coils of specified thickness.They are available in light, medium and heavy grades depending on the sheet used.
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Slab concreting with pump (pipe line)
Rain Water Pipe
Loose Rainy Water Pipes
Lining style curtain
Angle Valve Two Way
Distance between the Two Lines
Marking of Room Walls Center Line
Traditional types of brass door
Modern Pendant Light for Lining room
Types of Cracks in the Building
angle valve taps and faucets
Plumbing Piping layout at the time of construction
Different types of ceiling
Bedroom concept using Dark and Light colors
under water bedroom
Bedroom concept using Dark and Light colors
One line simple and elegant modular kitchen with ivory colored cabinets
Exotic ceiling design in POP using LED lights
Hamock used as porch swings
Corner one line open kitchen in small space
small one line kitchen with 13 ft counter top looks huge due to open kitchen style
little swimming pool and water fall
US type Multiple Sockets
home elevation design with curve line concept
Construction Work with pipes
Bedroom concept using Dark and Light colors
Columns and arches used as design elements
wardrobe designs for bedroom using laminates
wardrobe designs for bedroom using laminates and place for TV
Lining Room LCD Unit
Location of Water Sump
Main Door using iron grill concept
Bedroom concept using dark and light colors
Kitchen cupboards done with twin colored laminates and using modular accessories
US type Extension Plugs
Decor idea for a corner space using Corner storage unit with picture frames on top
Use of bad quality water in construction cause this.
Modern bathroom decor using tiles rendering in 3D
Bathroom 3D render with patterns on walls done using ceramic tile
Shower enclosure gives a five star look to the bathroom 3D render with patterns on walls done using ceramic tile