Asked by: Lucilla Imwalleasked in category: General Last Updated: 18th April, 2020
What is a Backnut?
Also to know is, what is a tap Backnut?
Tap backnuts are hexagonal nuts with an integral flange and are used to secure a tap fitting to a basin, sink or bath. Tap backnuts are hexagonal nuts with an integral flange and are used to secure a tap fitting to a basin, sink or bath.
Also Know, what size nut is on a mixer tap? The two most common sizes are 11mm and 13mm. You can get them with two threaded pins that might have a 10mm nut on each.
Keeping this in consideration, what are the parts of a tap called?
Names of Water Tap Parts
- Handle. The handle is used to turn the tap on to allow the flow of water and to shut if off.
- Bonnet Nut. The bonnet nut screws onto the stem of the tap, giving a place to attach the handle via a small screw.
- Stem and Packing.
- Valve Body and Valve Seat.
How do you size a nut?
Stretch the tape measure across the nut's diameter to the flat-side directly across from the one your pulling from. If the nut is metric, count the number of lines on the tape measure to find the measurement. If you count 9 lines, the size is a 9-mm (millimeter) nut.