Installing Your Sink Strainer

Posted by Admin on June, 03, 2015

Sink Strainers are instruments connected in the sink that restricts solid materials from entering the drainage pipes. Sink Strainer Manufacturers provide various types of Sink Strainers to meet the dynamic requirements of consumers. If you are planning to install a new Sink Strainer or adjust the already installed Strainer at home, you probably should first get to know the type of installations Sink Strainers use.


Three Types of Installation used to attach Sink Strainers to your wash basin are-

  • Bell Washer Attachment Sink Strainer: These type of Sick Strainers are installed with the help of a bell washer that is a large cup shaped metal bell used to fit over the bottom of the Strainer. This type of fitting is used to prevent solid materials from draining out the kitchen pipe by pressing the Strainer against a rubber washer. The bell washer holds the Strainer in place using a nut that is fixed on the Strainer using a wrench.

  • Locknut Attachment Sink Strainer: Such type of installation of Sink Strainers include a large ring locknut which is threaded onto the Strainer housing and pressed against a rubber washer and friction washer located in the sink. Such type of installation of Strainers require tightening with the help of a locknut wrench or a wrench will make do incase a locknut wrench is not available.

  • Locknut Strainer with Screw Attachment: Some Strainers are attached with a locknut screw that is threaded to the bottom of the sink by hand and later tightened with screws. Screws are fastened to attach the Strainer to the sink by applying pressure on the Strainer.


You need the proper materials and screws to adjust the Kitchen Sink Strainers at home that are not quite difficult. A proper manual should be followed to make necessary adjustments, and always check whther the Strainer is fit tightly or not before using it.



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