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Fluidmaster Side-Entry Brass Shank Side-Entry Fill Valve ½" (49088)

Brass shanks. For toilet cisterns and storage tanks. Works well with high or low pressure systems. Durable materials stand up to millions of flushes.

  • Plastic & Brass
  • Height: 222mm
  • Suitable for High & Low Pressure Systems
  • Side-Entry Cisterns ½"
  • Unique Quick Release for Ease of Maintenance
  • No Lever Arm Prevents Storage Tank Distortion
  • Fast & Ultra Quiet Refill
  • Ends Noisy Late Night Storage Tank Refills
  • Seal Easy to Access, Simple to Change

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Fluidmaster Side-Entry Brass Shank Side-Entry Fill Valve ½" is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 58.
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Rated 3 out of 5 by from Missing pressure limiter This works okay but I couldn't find the pressure limiter referred to in the instructions and so it is not very useful for low pressure areas.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Does the job- Ideal. This unit is a bit more expensive than the traditional ball cock valves but is much quieter and has instant shut off. I find the traditional units tend to get noisier as the valve closes.
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not suitable for some My cistern is a little too small for the fitting, so I need to use a short extension piece to connect the valve to the mains. Amazingly there is no nut type end on the brass ftting so I can't tighten the piece into the extension, so I have a drip even with PTFE. Looks like need the basic valve, it does have the nut type end.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Aaaah silence! Used this fill valve to replace a squealing old ball valve on the water tank in the loft. Did the job perfectly
Date published: 2016-12-19
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How to adjust for low water pressure

Instructions included appear to be for a different model to that supplied. Our water pressure is very low.
Asked by: Pookie18
For low pressure applications you will need to remove the restrictor. 1. Turn off water supply and loosen coupling nut by rotating 1/8 turn until you hear a click. 2. Pull valve away from shank. 3. Remove flow restrictor located inside the shank. 4. Position valve onto shank, line up lugs and tighten coupling nut by rotating 1/8 turn until you hear a click. Turn on water supply. For illustrative instructions, you can copy the following link into your internet browser: http://www.fluidmasteruk.com/downloadable/download/sample/sample_id/97/
Answered by: Fluidmaster
Date published: 2016-12-11

Does this unit have anti siphon on it ?

Asked by: Untoe

Will this be a straight swap for a geberit valve

As per the photo
Asked by: slarftifartblast
The Fluidmaster SE valve is generally a universal fit for 1/2" BSP side entry feed toilets. However, Geberit valves are largely placed within a specialist concealed cistern application and will have brackets designed specifically for their own valves. Please check the fitting of the current valve prior to purchase of a new valve; if the valve is held via the (brass) shank only, the Fluidmaster is likely to fit, however if there are additional fasteners to the current valve, you may need to replace the valve with an OEM (Geberit) valve.
Answered by: Fluidmaster
Date published: 2017-01-04

What size is the threaded shank on this?

If I needed to connect a flexible tap hose to it - what size would be required?
Asked by: Anthony77
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Specification
Brand Fluidmaster
Compatibility Side-Entry Cisterns ½"
Construction Material (Plumbing) Plastic & Brass
Manufacturer Guarantee 1 Year Guarantee
Pack Size 1
Pieces in Pack/Case 1
Pressure Suitability Suitable for High & Low Pressure Systems
Product Depth 100 mm
Product Height 222 mm
Product Type Brass Shank Side-Entry Fill Valve
Product Width 53 mm
Thread Size ½ "
Toilet Fitting Type Fill & Flush Valves

Product contents

Side inlet fill valve and fittings.