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Type of faucet fitted with a perforated cartridge that regulates both the flow of water and its temperature.
cartridge faucet O-ring aerator spout body retaining ring cartridge stem cartridge cover handle

O-ring click to hear

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

aerator click to hear

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

spout click to hear

Curved end out of which water flows.

body click to hear

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

retaining ring click to hear

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

cartridge stem click to hear

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

cartridge click to hear

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

cover click to hear

Decorative part capping the top of the handle.

handle click to hear

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