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cartridge faucet click to hear : cartridge faucet

Type of faucet fitted with a perforated cartridge that regulates both the flow of water and its temperature.
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See cartridge faucet in : french | spanish
O-ring aerator spout body retaining ring cartridge stem cartridge lever cover lever

O-ring click to hear : O-ring

Circular gasket, usually made of rubber, preventing water from leaking from the base of the faucet.

aerator click to hear : aerator

Device fitted with a screen and attached to the spout; it aerates the water and prevents splashing.

spout click to hear : spout

Curved end out of which water flows.

body click to hear : body

Part attached to the faucet’s ring and serving to hide the cartridge.

retaining ring click to hear : retaining ring

Plastic part inside the faucet body keeping the washer in place.

cartridge stem click to hear : cartridge stem

Unit activated by the handle that drives the rotating movement of the cartridge.

cartridge click to hear : cartridge

When its stem is raised by the handle, its lower end is lifted out of the seat to let water flow.

lever cover click to hear : lever cover

Decorative part capping the top of the handle.

lever click to hear : lever

Lever for controlling water flow and the mixture of hot and cold water.