1 Old valve wrench
Old valve socket
2 Spring collar
Socket cap sew
3 Wrench shaft spring
Figure 2. Old valve socket wrench assembly.
is a steel bar with a square hole in the center. It is used
socket (4) and retains the wrench shaft spring (3).
to turn the new valve socket.
d. Old Valve Wrench. The old valve wrench (1) is
a tee-shaped wrench with a socket at one end and a
handle at the other. It is used to turn the old valve
Ball Socket Assembly
The ball and socket assembly (fig. 4) consists of an
New Valve Socket Wrench Assembly
inner socket (2), an outer socket (1), a ball (4), a wrench
The new valve socket wrench assembly (fig. 3)
holder (5), and a wrench holder plate (6).
consists of a new valve socket (3), a socket cap (1), a
a. Inner Socket. The inner socket (2) is made of
yoke collar (4), and a new valve wrench (5).
cast bronze. It forms the inner half of the socket that
a. New Valve Socket. One end of the new valve
holds the ball (4).
socket (3) is shaped to fit the valve on the one-ton
b. Outer Socket. The outer socket (1), made of
container. The other end is square in cross section to fit
bronze, forms the outer half of the socket that holds the
into a square hole in the new valve wrench (5). The
ball (4). The outer socket and the inner socket, with the
middle of the shaft of the new valve socket is threaded
ball between them, are bolted to the shield (3). Three
to screw into the yoke collar (4). The socket cap (1)
ball screws (11) and two lug screws (10) are screwed
holds the new valve in the socket.
b. Yoke Collar. The yoke collar (4) is threaded
prevent angular motion of the ball; the lug screws
internally and is grooved on the outside to receive two
prevent the ball from rotating.
steel pins that are part of the valve socket lever
c. Ball. The ball (4) is a hollow bronze casting.
The special part of the ball is held in the inner and outer
c. New Valve Wrench. The new valve wrench (5)
sockets (1 and 2) and is free to
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