“PLUMBING : PERFORMING MINOR CONSTRUCTION WORKS”

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Adaptor| A fitting that joins two different types of pipe together, or joins threaded to non-threaded pipe ends.| Adjusting LinkB| An adjustable strap / bar that forms a connection between the lift rod of a faucet and the ball lever assembly of the drain.

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Plumbing : Performing Minor Construction WorksLESSON XVIIPLUMBING : PERFORMING MINOR CONSTRUCTION WORKSGLOSSARYAAdaptor| A fitting that joins two different types of pipe together, or joins threaded to non-threaded pipe ends.| Adjusting LinkB| An adjustable strap / bar that forms a connection between the lift rod of a faucet and the ball lever assembly of the drain. | Back Vent| Plumbing fixture's separate vent in a building drainage system.| Balancing Valve| A water heater valve that controls water flow and balances heat distribution to different locations.| Ball Check Valve| A valve that uses a ball to seal against a seat to stop flow in one direction.| Ball Joint| Spherical assembly allowing pivot rotations for showerheads.| Blind Plug| Plug used onNo Hub pipe.|CCPvC| ChlorinatedPolyvinylChloride. Rigid plastic pipe used in water supply systems, where code permits. Withstands high temperatures. Available in straight or in rolls| Cast Iron No Hub Pipe| Also known as Soil Pipe, No Hub pipe is used in certain locales and for commercial buildings for soil stacks. It cannot be soldered, threaded, or welded, and can only by connected by steel banded rubber sleeved adapters.| Check Valve| A type of backflow preventer installed in a pipe run that allows water to flow in only one direction.| Cock| A faucet or valve for regulating the flow of water.| Culvert| A pipe-like construction of concrete that passes under a road to allow drainage.| Cut Length

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