Tip 1: disassemble the ball valve

ball crane - kind of plumbing faucet and regulating element is designed as a ball.This type of mixer is widely used in everyday life, so often broken.To repair the ball valve at home, you need to start learning how to disassemble.
you need
  • - Allen key;
  • - Screwdriver;
  • - a hammer;
  • - silicone grease.
Guide
1
Shut off valves.Then loosen the screw holding the handle and remove the faucet handle itself.
2
Note: threaded ring has four recesses.Press lightly on the notch with a screwdriver and turn the element counterclockwise.This operation is done very carefully, because you can inadvertently turn the entire ball valve , causing damage to the water hoses.
3
In some cases, the construction crane and has grooved depressions on top of chrome dome, so the dismantling of the mixer should be especially careful that metal fragments are not cut your fingers.
4
Pull "shield" and a ball (it rises).Inspect the bottom of the bowl to make sure that the surface is smooth
and clean.If the metal is worn out, the ball must be replaced.
5
Use a screwdriver to remove the seal of the ball.In any case, close the sink drain.
6
Replace worn seals and springs with new ones.Please note: there is a small ledge on the right, which is used to limit the movement of the ball valve well.
7
screwdriver Apply silicone grease: it prevents premature wear of the rubber seal.Then install the bowl and "shield" and tighten the chrome-dome.Then install the handle and tighten the screws.
8
Turn off the water supply.Following this test the operation of the assembled ball valve and gradually increasing the pressure.If there are leaks, turn off the water and tighten up all the screws, and then re-check the operation of the ball valve well.

Tip 2: How to disassemble a ball valve

Elegant pen as the shut-off control for hot and cold water, light shapes and efficient operation - all this ball valve device, not so long ago appeared in the bathrooms.Unfortunately, such a device may break down.And when that happens, the ball valve will have to disassemble.
How to disassemble the ball valve
you need
  • -shestigranny key;
  • -ploskogubtsy;
  • is flat screwdriver;
  • -Small hammer.
Guide
1
Disconnect the central water supply.After close the shut-off valves and remove the handle.To do this, gently loosen the screw using a hexagon.
2
Note Screwed ring.Press the screwdriver on the part of the ring, which is a notch.In order not to press strongly screwdriver, light hammer blows help move the ring.Turn the ring counterclockwise.Do everything very carefully to avoid turning the whole of the crane as a whole, resulting in damage to the hose under the tap.
3
Unpack and remove with pliers chrome-dome.Do not damage the four-gear ring which is located directly beneath the dome, which, if desired, be adjusted up and down.
4
Pay attention to the condition of the seal.If it is worn, it soon while the crane from the ball will leak water.In addition, check the seal for rust.The seal is inside the ball.
5
Remove the bowl from the tap.Inspect the ball stopper.This oblong hole, which prevents the possibility of a critical rotating crane
6
Remove the ball from the construction crane.She pulled out a very simple, one touch up.Inspect the ball from the bottom, carefully check the condition of the bottom surface.When injuries and considerable deterioration in the metal ball around the hole bottom can be detected traces of swarf and mechanical damage.
7
inside the faucet and get the sealing spring that are responsible for the work of the gaskets.If the springs are worn pads arranged dense, which leads to a constant dripping.Black seals are the seals of the ball.
Note
design of ball valves modern and comfortable to use, but their internal parts are sensitive to temperatures above 110 g
Note
Check the mounting elementsduring assembly of the ball valve.
Helpful Hint
To avoid damaging the surface of the chrome tap for dismantling the mixer, use the special key having sealing gum.
Sources:
  • Repair of the ball valve.Photo
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