How do I know what size my faucet aerator is?

How do I know what size my faucet aerator is?

With the help of a nickel and dime, you can easily determine the size of your aerator. First remove the insert and washer from the inside of the aerator. Set a nickel on top of the aerator, and if it’s almost the same circumference, the aerator is a regular size. If it’s not a regular size aerator, use a dime.

What does A112 18.1M mean?

Manufacturers must print “A112. 18.1M” on every aerator in the US, so the number doesn’t say anything about the size, style, or brand of your aerator. Instead, the number simply indicates that the aerator “demonstrate[s] compliance with the applicable ASME standard” (source).

What size is my bathroom faucet aerator?

Size: Aerators typically come in one of two sizes: regular (usually 15/16” Male or 55/64” Female) and junior (usually 13/16” M or 3/4” F). You can measure your faucet, or use a simple shortcut using coins. If your faucet is roughly the size of a nickel, it needs a regular-size aerator.

How many sizes of faucet aerators are there?

Aerators come in 3 different sizes : regular size, junior or small size and tom thumb size. The regular size is the largest and the housing is the size of a nickel, whist the junior/small size is the size of a penny and lastly the tom thumb would be equivalent circumference of a penny.

What size is a Tom Thumb aerator?

In the United States, the thread size are 55/64″-27 for standard-sized female and 15/16″-27 for standard-sized male. A dual thread aerator is very flexible in that it allows you to fit into both male and female threaded sprouts since it has threads on both the inside and outside.

How do I know what size aerator I need UK?

To measure the size of your tap:

  • Locate the aerator at the outlet/mouth of your tap.
  • Remove the aerator by rotating counter-clockwise.
  • Measure the diameter of the tap using a ruler/scale.
  • Check if the aerator has male (threads on outside) or female (threads on inside) threads.
  • Choose the right aerator adapter for your tap.

What size is a junior aerator?

5×1 PCA Cache Water-Saving Aerator with Key.

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