Plumbing glossary: K

Learn some industry lingo in less than two minutes with our quick and easy plumbing glossary.

KW – kilowatt – a measure of the rate of supply of energy or power, equal to 1000 watts or 3412 BTU per hour

Kafer fitting – cast iron drainage pipe fitting with threaded-on hub used to attach to existing cast iron lines

Knockout Plug – PVC test plug

Kollar kap – styrofoam forms used to protect floor drains while concrete is being poured around them.

kPa – a metric unit for pressure – 100 kPa = one atmosphere

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