Self tapping water saddle valve
Our SelfPiercing Saddle Valve is made of highgrade brass. It lets you tap into an existing water line and create a supply line for your evaporative cooler. Use when a hose bibb isn't accessible. Attaches to copper or steel pipe from 38 in. to 138 in. outside diameter; Rubber gasket makes a tight sealTurn the handle on the top of the saddle valve clockwise to drive the valve's piercing tap into the host pipe. Turn the handle until it stops, then slowly back it off (turn counterclockwise) until water flows out through the new 14inch tubing. self tapping water saddle valve
The saddle valve consists of the valve body with a packing nut and handle attached to one end. On the other end of the body is a piercing lance (spike) that, when the valve handle is turned clockwise, enters into the water supply pipe. Underneath the piercing lance fits a sealing washer that rests between the pipe and valve which stops leaks.
Selftapping screws have a set of opposing vertical cutting blades at the tip. These twin blades drill a pilot hole, which avoids the need to use an actual drill bit. The term selftapping describes the screw's ability to drill a pilot hole, which is also known as tapping a material. 14 in. Evaporative Cooler SelfTapping Saddle Valve Our SelfPiercing Saddle Valve is made of highgrade Our SelfPiercing Saddle Valve is made of highgrade brass. It lets you tap into an existing water line and create a supply line for your evaporative cooler. self tapping water saddle valve Saddle valves are selftapping devices. Once mounted on a line, with the included rubber seal in place, all that is required is to turn the valve clockwise until it pierces the water line. When the valve handle can no longer be turned, it is done tapping the pipe. Turning the handle counterclockwise opens the valve.