1/2″ Brass Ball Valve


Brass Ball Valve

What is a 1/2″ Brass Ball Valve?

ZECO 1/2″ brass ball valve is forged from lead-free brass with a quarter-turn handle and blow-out-proof stem design. Both ends are threaded, and the chrome plated brass ball sits on PTFE seats. Don’t compromise your flow with this full port style valve! Top quality at a great price – and now available for easy online ordering.

How does a 1/2″ Brass Ball Valve work?

A ball valve is a type of shut off valve that controls the flow of liquids or gases by its rotary ball. The valve is open when the ball’s hole is in line with the flow and closed when the ball is rotated by a quarter turn (90 degrees) by the value handle.

Technical Specifications of 1/2″ Brass Ball Valves

Type Full Bore, 2 Way
Ball Material Chrome Plated Brass
Attachment Type Threaded
Thread Standard BSPP
Thread Size 1/2″
Body Material Brass
Pipe Diameter 1/2″
Safe for Use With Air, Oil, Steam, Water
Handle Type Lever
Handle Material PVC Coated Steel
Maximum Working Pressure psi 600psi
Handle Colour Red
Operating Pressure 40 → 30bar
Maximum Working Pressure bar 41.4bar

Advantages of 1/2″ Brass Ball Valves

  • Chrome plated brass ball for longer life
  • Silicone-free lubricant on all seals
  • Travel stops on body to avoid stress at stem
  • 24h 100% seal test guaranteed
  • Dual sealing system allows valve to be operated in either direction making installation easier

Applications of 1/2″ Brass Ball Valves

Manual quarter turn ball valves are available in various sizes to meet a range of applications. They feature a manual hand lever and can be made from brass, stainless steel and plastic. Ball values are popular as they are reliable and durable and still close securely over long periods making them suitable for shutoff and control applications.

  • Applications include:
  • Heating systems
  • Water treatment
  • Gas flow control
  • Liquid flow control