Turncock Bar fitted with rubber grip
Various types are available.
The 30mm diameter Turncock Bar is designed to operate valve keys that are not supplied with an integral bar such as the Metropolitan keys offered by Vernon Morris. The overall length of the Turncock Bar is 1 metre and has the benefit of a chisel end to assist the user in lifting grid covers.
(Part No. 11729H) illustrated has the following specification
Other sizes available are as follows:
30mm Dia. Turncock Bar x 1.5 metre c/w Rubber grip (Part No. 11729A)
30mm Dia. Turncock Bar x 2 metre c/w Rubber grip (Part No. 11729B)
These are also supplied in EN8 material
30mm Dia. Turncock Bar x 1 metre c/w Rubber grip - EN8 material (Part No. ZZ389A)
30mm Dia. Turncock Bar x 1.5 metre c/w Rubber grip - EN8 material (Part No. 11729D)
30mm Dia. Turncock Bar x 2 metre c/w Rubber grip - EN8 material (Part No. 11729J)
EN8 has higher % of Carbon (0.35% – 0.45%) than Mild steel (0.05% – 0.25%), which means EN8 has higher tensile strength used in axles, shafts, gears, bolts, crankshafts and studs.
Mild Steel is very cheap and used for all general purpose applications where it high strengths are not required
(Other sizes and designs are available upon request.)