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Les termes généraux utilisés dans la plomberie Profession

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    Jose N.
    CA
    Jose N.

    Nice!

    Suleiman Habib N.
    UG
    Suleiman Habib N.

    I understand quite well now. Didn't understand why someone calls potable water but now i understand. Thank you a mill.

    Arturo G.
    MX
    Arturo G.

    How to detect and stop a leakage in old pipes that are hidden between walls of a Building?

    Chinonso N.
    NG
    Chinonso N.

    Am getting to understand what plumbing is all about.

    Shafulrizal Z.
    MY
    Shafulrizal Z.

    General plumbing information including terms, tools and other basics. In this section you’ll find a wide range of plumbing information basics and do-it-yourself tips. Topics include plumbing tools, terms, safety guidelines. When it comes to home plumbing, the more you learn, the better you will be able to understand plumbing problems. Learning the terminology also will help you communicate better with a professional plumber. Here is a glossary of the top 50 plumbing terms you should know. 1/8 Bend Offset A plumbing fitting used for positioning a pipe around an obstacle ABS Stands for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene, which is a hard, black plastic piping material used for vents and drains Access Panel Covered opening in a wall or ceiling near a fixture that allows access for servicing a plumbing or electric system Adapter A feature that fits pipes of different sizes and/or materials together Air Trap A u-shaped pipe filled with water and located beneath plumbing fixtures to form a seal against the passage of gases and odors Angle Stop The shutoff valve between the water supply line and the faucet/ toilet, which should be turned off during plumbing emergencies Backflow When water flows back into the main water supply Back Vent A separate vent for a plumbing fixture located on the downstream side of a trap Balancing Ell Using fitting, a configuration that controls the flow of water from a heating device Ballcock Activated by a float, it is primarily responsible for controlled water flow from the water supply line to the toilet Ball Joint The sphere shaped end of this flexible plumbing joint rests in a socket Circuit Vent Plumbing drainage system vertical vent which is run from the last two traps on a horizontal drain line to the main vent stack of a building drainage system Closet Auger A flexible, curved bar used for clearing obstructions from toilet traps to the mouth of the waste pipe Coupling A type of fitting used to join plumbing pipes Diverter Used most commonly in showers, bathtubs, sinks and bidets, it allows water to flow in several directions and different outlets Drain A system of pipes that draws away liquids Drum Trap A cylindrical plumbing fixture which retains water as a seal, with an outlet at its top and an inlet at its base Ell Plumbing fitting, shaped like an elbow, which allows water to flow in a curve Fitting A general term which refers to piping features like faucets and shower valves Fixture Any plumbing device that receives clean water and disposes of wastewater such as tubs, sinks and toilets Fixture Drain Also called a waste pipe, wet vent, or fixture branch, it carries wastes from non-toilet plumbing fixtures directly to the building drain Flapper Valve When opened, this mechanism allows water to flow from the water tank into the toilet bowl Flow Control Valve Device designed to reduce water flow to a plumbing fixture to improve efficiency and reduce operating costs Horizontal Branch Lateral drain pipes which run from the plumbing fixtures to the waste stack in a building or into the soil Hot Water Main It is through this pipe that fixtures are supplied with hot water Increaser Plumbing drainage fitting that enlarges the diameter of a straight-line run by virtue of its larger size on one end and smaller on the other Main The main channel of the plumbing system, to which all other pipes (drain and supply) branch off Manifold A fitting that connects multiple branches to the main Mixing Valve The faucet valve that allows the mixing of hot and cold water to reach a desired temperature Nipple A short-threaded pipe that squeezes between couplings or other fittings that enables the extension of an existing connection P-Trap Plumbing device, used to prevent sewer gas from entering a building, by keeping a water seal in the drain Pipe Wrench A tool that is used for holding and turning pipes Plumber’s Putty Material that is used to seal joints between pipes and fixtures Plumbing Bend Elbow fitting, used in drain and vent lines, to make a bend at an angle to the main line Plumbing Snake Thin, flexible length of spiral metal which is inserted into a drain and rotated to clear anything that is clogged in the pipes Plunger Basic plumbing tool that clears up clogs in traps and drains through suction and pressure PVC Stands for Polyvinyl Chloride, which is a strong white plastic that is used to build water supply lines Reducer Fitting that connects one pipe to another that is smaller Riser A vertical pipe that carries water to its respective fixture Rough-in Installation phase that covers waste and vent lines, drains and water S-Trap A plumbing trap that takes the shape of the letter S and is used where a waste pipe feeds into the floor instead of the wall Sewer A system of pipes, containment and treatment facilities for the disposal of plumbing wastes Shutoff Valve Generally points to the angle stop of a certain fixture, but can also refer to a branch line valve or the main valve located directly beside the water meter Sleeve Used either for insulation or protection of walls and pipes Soil Pipe A pipe that penetrates a roof and is used to vent a building’s plumbing Strainer A device commonly found in sinks and bathtubs, which prevents solid residue from entering and clogging drains Supply Lines These are the pipes responsible for carrying clean water to fixtures Trap The curved section of the drainpipe attached to every fixture which prevents harmful gases and unpleasant sewage odors from seeping into the house Valve A mechanism that controls the flow of liquid or gas to or from a pipe Vent This protrudes from the roof and allows air to pass through the drainpipes, ensuring wastewater flows properly

    Mohamed A.
    MA
    Mohamed A.

    awesome words of plumbing

    Mohamed A.
    MA
    Mohamed A.

    what's the difference btw PVC and aluminum ?

    Nicole J.
    TT
    Nicole J.

    Once you know where the pipes are running, burst a hole in the wall big enough to see the pipes & have some space for your hands. Lock off the main to wwhere the pipe is running & repair pipes. She finished mix some mortar & close back the hole once the leak has stopped

    Lawrenzo K.
    SL
    Lawrenzo K.

    now i know the histry of plumbing

    Douglas R.
    US
    Douglas R.

    Term are understood.

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