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COMMON FRISCO PLUMBING TERMINOLOGY

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JTU  Jackson Turbidity Unit
J Bend The trap section, with a 180-degree bend, or a multi-piece P-trap. Also called a return bend.
J Hook A pipe hanger in the shape of a ‘J’.
Jacket Usually refers to the heating/ cooling jacket surrounding the stuffing box on some pumps; The outer casing (shell) of a water heater.
Jackson Turbidity Unit (JTU) A quantitative unit of turbidity originally based on the comparison of a liquid (such as water) with a suspension of a specify type of silica, using the turbidity measure in a Jackson Candle Turbidimeter.
Jet An orifice or other feature of a toilet that is designed to direct water into the trapway quickly to start the siphon action.
Jetport Hydro-jet dip tube, which creates turbulence in the tank.
Johnni-bolts Closet bolts, used to mount toilet bowls to the closet flange.
Joint One length of pipe.
Joint Runner Collar like device that keeps molten lead in place while sealing a joint in cast iron pipe.
Junction Box Utility area where incoming current is connected in an electrical appliance.