The Plasson stopcock is a compression fitting stopcock for MDPE or HDPE pipe. Designed for isolating irrigation systems during winter drain-down. Approved for underground and above ground installations.
Stopcocks play a crucial role in plumbing systems, serving as essential control valves for managing water flow within residential or commercial settings. Typically installed in water mains, valve boxes or individual supply lines, these valves allow for efficient control of water distribution throughout a property. The design of a stopcock includes a handle that, when turned, either allows water to flow or completely shuts it off. This functionality is invaluable for various scenarios, such as maintenance, repairs, or emergencies, enabling quick isolation of specific sections of the plumbing network.
Materials like brass or plastic are commonly used in modern stopcocks, providing durability and resistance to corrosion. The robust construction ensures a long lifespan and reliable performance. Stopcocks are strategically placed in accessible locations to facilitate easy operation, allowing homeowners or professionals to swiftly address issues without disrupting the entire water supply.
Moreover, stopcocks contribute to water conservation by allowing precise control over water usage. During repairs or maintenance, the ability to shut off water to specific areas prevents wastage and potential water damage. In summary, stopcocks are indispensable components in plumbing infrastructure, offering a practical means to manage, control, and safeguard water distribution within buildings, ultimately contributing to the overall efficiency and reliability of plumbing systems.
Plasson Irrigation stands as a leader in providing cutting-edge irrigation solutions globally. Specializing in the development of advanced irrigation products, Plasson offers a comprehensive range of fittings, valves, and accessories designed for optimal water distribution. Their innovative technologies cater to various agricultural and landscaping needs, ensuring efficiency, durability, and water conservation. Plasson Irrigation is recognized for its commitment to delivering high-quality solutions that contribute to sustainable water management practices, making it a trusted name in the field of irrigation systems.
Plasson stopcock available in sizes 20, 25 or 32mm and 1″ BSPF thread.
Compression stopcock for high pressure pipework
From: £29.00 (excl VAT)
From: £34.80 (inc VAT)