The gate valve mechanism failed in the closed position.
It is marked with a W on one side. Does this indicate the manufacturer and
if so can I get the innards replaced"\\?
Taking it out is messy job, it's soldered in with no unions.
Seamus J.. Wilson
It could have been Walworth Valve co.
The problem with gate valve repair is getting the
bonnet nut loosened. They are usually *very* tight
and it's tough to get wrenches in place.
If you do succeed in getting the bonnet loose,
you probably won't be able to get parts or even a
I would be planning to cut this valve out and then
fitting a new one in, either soldered or some
variety of compression fitting.
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