Plumbing Components

Plumbing components are any fixtures that supply water from the mains to the home as well as those which take away waste water. They also ensure that domestic appliances can operate correctly. They vary in size from bulky items such as baths to small pipe fittings. Depending on their function, plumbing components are made of a variety of materials: metals, acrylic, fibreglass, concrete, plastic and enamel-coated metal. The term plumbing components encompasses a wide range of fixtures, fittings and products. They include the larger fixtures in bathrooms and kitchens such as sinks and showers as well as taps and valves. The pipes and pipe fittings (for example, gaskets and flanges) are also part of this category. For drainage, there are a range of specialised pipes and fittings including traps. Flexible hoses, pipe covers, clips and toilet spares are all plumbing components. Macerators or any water treatment system such as filters are included in this category. Finally, plumbing consumables are considered to be plumbing components. Plumbing components in any building, residential, commercial or industrial, ensure the smooth flow of water in and out of the structure. They also enable the connection and functioning of appliances that need water such as washing machines.

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  1. Pipe Fittings
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    Pipe fittings are an important part of any plumbing system and are used to facilitate the flow of water into and out of buildings. There are a wide range of fittings of different sizes and shapes which are used to connect varying lengths of pipe including curves.

  2. Pipes
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    Made in a variety of lengths and diameters, pipes are an indispensable part of the water supply system, also taking away the waste water. Pipes can be made from a number of different materials and the choice of pipe would depend on factors like water pressure and the contents of the pipe.

  3. Plumbing Consumables
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    There are a wide variety of plumbing consumables which are specifically developed to use with water and can help with the maintenance of the plumbing system. They are especially useful for minor repairs which do not require a whole pipe to be disconnected or replaced.

  4. Valves and Taps
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    Valves and taps are an integral part of water distribution supply making sure there is a continuous supply and regulating the amount delivered. The choice of which tap or valve to install depends on where it will be fitted, the water pressure and the purpose of the water system. As well as residences, they are also used in factories and in agriculture.

  5. Other
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    Other products that didn't quite fit into any of the above categories.

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