Faucet Fitting Type


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Old 11-13-23, 01:34 PM
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Faucet Fitting Type

I need to replace a supply line that has a 3/8 compression fitting (for the wall valve) to a 1/2 female connector (where it connects to the faucet pipe). On the old supply line the 1/2" female is not a compression fitting. Where it mates up to the faucet pipe it has a flat face to it with a rubber surround. What type of connection is that? If needed I can supply a photo of the old line (but not the faucet).

Every connection I have found has a conical rubber washer to make the connection water tight.

The old line is labeled "BOB 4458 Taiwan L5320C"
 
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Old 11-13-23, 05:22 PM
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The flat type connector would indicate IPS (iron pipe size).
Tapered threads flat or slightly conical washer to seal to end of pipe.

 
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Old 11-14-23, 06:59 PM
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Looking at it a bit closer, what I thought was a flat face is actually just the end of the hose cut off. I'm guessing this is just a cheap version of a supply line??






I'm pretty sure 1/2" IPS w/a conical gasket will work. Something like this.
https://www.supplyhouse.com/Fluidmas...sion-x-1-2-FIP
 
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Old 11-15-23, 05:21 AM
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No, it is not the hose cut off you are seeing. It is just the rubber washer inside the fitting. They are cone shaped when new but can get squished flat over time.
 
 

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