3-Way Shower Diverter Valve

Parameters of 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve

When an angle valve is used as a shut-off valve for residential plumbing fixtures, it is called an angle stop valve, or simply an angle stop.

Additional information


Polishing and Chrome plated


CW602N, H58-3, Lead-free brass





Thread connection



Zinc alloy



Life time:

300000 times On-Off

Details about 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve

3-Way Shower Diverter Valve


  • Size 1/2″ X 1/2″
  • Stainless steel body and handle.
  • The black color with a coating
  • Brass cartridge with fast-open
  • It’s with plastic bag packing by each.
  • Three million times open-off working is guaranteed.
  • Shower head diverter valve with 1/2″ female inlet and 1/2″ male outlet. It can meet your applications.
  • The shower diverter can be connected to shower heads, arms, and shower hose at the same time, 1/4 rotation handle turn valve, free to switch the direction of water flow.
  • One end is connected to the shower head, one to the arm, and the last to the hand shower.
  • This shower adapter is made of brass and ceramic spool and has a long service life. With a chrome-plated surface, this T shower adapter can avoid scratches and be anti-rust.






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What is a Diverter Valve?

A diverter valve is an essential component of any shower system. It is a valve that routes water from the main supply line to multiple outlets, such as a shower head and a hand-held sprayer. A 3-way diverter valve takes advantage of this functionality by adding an extra outlet, allowing you to use all three simultaneously.

These valves are made from durable materials like brass or stainless steel and come in various sizes and shapes. They also vary in price depending on the type, quality, and features they offer. Installation requires basic plumbing knowledge but can be done easily if you follow instructions carefully. They will provide reliable service for many years without issues or maintenance required when properly installed.

Types of Diverter Valves

A 3-way shower diverter valve is an essential element of any bathroom’s water system, allowing easy switching between different water sources or outlets. But did you know that several types of diverter valves are available to choose from? Knowing their differences can help you decide which is right for your needs.

The most common type is a basic 2-way diverter valve – also known as a spool or T-valve – which allows users to easily switch between either two outlets or a combination of both. This type of valve works best when there are only two outlets and minimal pressure difference, such as in a standard shower head and handheld sprayer setup. However, another diverter valve may be necessary for more complex multiple-outlet systems.

Installation Considerations

Before installing a 3-way shower diverter valve, there are several important considerations to make. The first thing to consider is the size of the shower diverter valve. Make sure to measure the distance between the two ports on your existing plumbing system and choose a 3-way diverter valve that will fit in this space. Additionally, it’s important to ensure that you have the necessary tools and materials before beginning installation. This includes a wrench, plumber’s tape, silicone caulk, and an adjustable pipe cutter or hacksaw. Finally, read the manufacturer’s instructions carefully before installation begins to avoid any mistakes or costly errors down the line. With these simple tips in mind, installing a 3-way shower diverter valve should be quick and hassle-free.

Benefits of 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve

The 3-way shower diverter valve is an essential part of a well-functioning bathroom. It provides access to multiple water sources and allows easy control over the shower’s water flow. This type of valve can switch between two separate water supplies, such as those from a bathtub and a handheld shower head, or even two different showers. The diverter valve also offers several benefits, making it a great choice for any bathroom installation.

One benefit of using a 3-way shower diverter valve is its ability to help conserve water by allowing users to adjust the flow rate accordingly. By controlling how much water is released at one time, it’s possible to reduce unnecessary waste while still enjoying powerful showers. Additionally, this type of valve makes it easier to customize the overall design of your bathroom setup and ensure everything works together seamlessly.

Maintenance and Troubleshooting Tips

When your 3-way shower diverter valve stops functioning properly, it can be a real pain. But with the right maintenance and troubleshooting tips, you can keep your shower in top condition. Regularly cleaning and properly maintaining your 3-way diverter valve is essential for keeping it in good working order. To ensure that this important part of your plumbing system remains operational, follow these simple steps to maintain and troubleshoot it.

First, flush out the water from the valve by turning on all three handles for about five minutes each week. This will help remove any sediment or buildup accumulated over time. Secondly, check for leaks around the handle seals or gaskets and replace them when worn out or torn.

Conclusion: Advantages of Installing a 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve

The installation of a 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve is an advantageous addition to any shower. This type of valve allows for the easy switch between three distinct shower functions – a hand-held unit, body jets, or a rain shower head. Installing this type of valve presents several benefits that make it well worth the time and effort involved in its installation.

First and foremost, the 3-Way Shower Diverter Valve provides flexibility for users who may want to change up their shower experience from time to time. The ability to easily switch between the different functions will make it easier for people with limited mobility or those with special needs to comfortably enjoy their showers. Additionally, this type of valve also makes it easier for multiple people in one household to customize their showers without installing completely separate fixtures.

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toilet stainless steel angle valve


Types of stop angle valves

There are three stop angle valves- the ball valve, the butterfly valve, and the plug valve. Ball valves are the most common type of stop-angle valve. They are quarter-turn valves with a ball with a hole in the center that controls the water flow. Butterfly valves have a disc that turns to open or close the valve. Plug valves have a plug that moves up and down to open or close the valve.

Why use stainless steel?

There are many reasons to choose stainless steel for your stop angle valve. Stainless steel is an incredibly durable material that will withstand corrosion and rust. It is also a very low-maintenance material, so you won’t have to worry about rusting or corroding over time. Stainless steel is a very strong material that can handle high temperatures and pressures.

Advantages of stainless steel stop angle valves

A stainless steel stop angle valve is a type of valve used to control the flow of liquids and gases. It comprises a body, a bonnet, a disc, and a stem. The valve’s body is usually cast iron, ductile iron, or cast steel. The bonnet is cast iron, ductile iron, or forged steel. The disc is usually made from stainless steel. The stem is typically made from stainless steel or brass.


Brass with zinc Alloy:

The product contains a body of Brass coated with zinc alloy for such valves. This mixture serves a lot of benefits for users. Zinc alloy has the following impressive features.

  • They can maintain their performance for a very long time.
  • Zinc alloy angle valves are more effective for hot water operations than metal.
  • They have a striking ability to bear high-temperature conditions.
  • Zinc alloys offer high resistance to corrosion environments.

Besides many advantages, zinc alloy valves are expensive and need regular maintenance.

On the other hand, Brass is even more suitable for angle valves. The combination of brass and zinc alloy creates a durable product with both metals’ features.

  • Brass is also a high corrosion resistance material.
  • Brass valves have a very long life and aren’t easily damaged.
  • Brass is easy to maintain.
  • Brass can tolerate a very high-temperature level. This level is often not bearable for most metals.

Due to these features, industrial dealers prefer Brass. They stay longer and need less maintenance. It is an impressive feature and has led to the extreme popularity of this product.

Shut-off Angle Valve Parts from Plumberstar

No. Part Materials
1 Body Brass
2 Cartridge Brass
3 Stem Brass
4 Seal EPDM/cartridge
5 Seal Gasket Washer
6 O ring NBR
7 Thread BSP, G 1/2″x1/2″x1/2″
8 Handle Wheel Stainless steel, Plastic
9 Finish Polishing, CP, Painting

Plastic Angle Valve:

Plastic is now more widely known for sanitary products. They are easily accessible to everyone. Following are the benefits of using plastic angle valves.

  • Plastic valves cost less than metallic valves.
  • They give an attractive look to the valve.
  • You can find and operate them efficiently.
  • They are lightweight. It means it can be easy to handle in the case of far-off exporting.

Yet, plastic valves have fewer limitations than metallic valves. Plastic valves cannot undergo high-temperature conditions. In such cases, they melt away and can create trouble. Plastic valves are less likely to survive longer because of their delicate nature. We cannot use plastic valves for industrial purposes as they cannot hold enough pressure and burst out. Chemical and acidic fluids cannot operate using a plastic valve.

Still, for many reasons, plastic valves can be a good option for household use in bathrooms and the kitchen. They can survive there with ease.

Read more on The Advantages and Disadvantages of plastic valves.

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Plumberstar ball Valve is with CW617N and Lead-free original brass. And water flows with 2pc full Port 400WOG and 600WOG standard to design it with heavy-duty. EPDM and NBR sealing washers are environmentally friendly, with Three years warranty with traceability.

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  •  Plumberstar Valve Made from brass and stainless steel 304, and sourcing HPVC ball valve
  • Connected from the thread with BSP(G) and NPT by the normal.
  • Size with MaleXFemale 1/4inch,3/8 inch,1/2inch,3/4,1inch,1 inch,1-1/4 inch,1-1/2 inch,2inch,2-1/2inch,3inch and 4inch.
  • The actuator of electric valve voltage 24V DC and 230V AC
  • Shut-off needle valve can manufacture based on requirements
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  • Brass nipple, elbow, extension, compression fitting, adapter available

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Advantages of Plumberstar

Plumberstar products design based on simple structure aim to time-saving installation for consumers and aim to save the cost of customers for building construction.

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We boast 15 years of expertise in water and gas projects and long-term partnerships with top global clients.

We offer competitive pricing, tailored solutions, and flexible solutions. Quality is our cornerstone. We conduct three random inspections and a final QC check for each project, with detailed reports for clients and a 48-hour emergency response system.

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Copper Pipe fitting 1/2 inch 90-degree Elbow, nipple, bush, and reducer connects PEX Pipe in water distribution and hydronic heating systems.
Low-cost solution to connect copper Pipe Tubing, stainless steel insert, and adapter. The connection system is perfect for your next commercial or homeowner plumbing project.
Brass fittings are made of lead-free and CW602N for durability and corrosion-resistant quality and performance.

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Plumberstar is looking for long-time cooperation with partners, our advantage will benefit each other, and growing together, our extra service including design, new tooling, discount and quality tracing system.

★ Moderate Pricing – Plumberstar can provide various projects with different economic basket services. Water control project drawing design and artwork works are free. 

MOQ and Delivery – Lower MOQ even reaches 100 units and sampling time within 15 working days, and the leading time is 30 working days of mass production,

Non-Disclosure Agreement – Plumberstar will not provide your competitors with the same valves and manifolds. And help you to get more market shares.

Quality and Service–Our defect rate reached 0.459% in the last two years from customers feedback, and the Inspection report can provide you with each order

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Discount and Quantity– Heavy quantity can increase production capacity with effectiveness. And the accessories and spare parts purchased with competitive cost of valves.

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Our aim is not only to provide valves but we help customers to design products,design artwork,valve proposal, book shipment,Installation tutorial

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Frequently Asked Questions

Here are typical questions by customers asked with usual, please feel free contact us if any further confused.

Brass valves have many different types, such as ball valves, garden tap, check valve, strainer, angle valve, gate valve, foot valve, and drain valve. The radiator valve and thermostatic mixing valve are works for water temperature. All of these valves are work for water plumbing systems, plumbing repair, and installation. So have to let water shut-off and shut-on. Some heating systems are related to hot water and cold water mixing for temperature control and stability. Our intelligent valves are functional. There are applications in commercial, residential, and industrial areas.

Underfloor heating radiant pex manifolds are usual for residential water distribution in a household, and it's top-rated in the home building industry. Manifold plumbing systems control hot and cold water that feeds flexible PEX supply lines to individual fixtures. Then water temperature is warm and stable in each room. Meanwhile, the heating accessories-flow meter gauge will monitor water and temperature in each room.

The motorized ball valve works automatically open and closed; they work with 220v-230v AC and 24v DC; they are applications in the heating system, air conditioner,3D printer, and others. The solenoid valve is with similar features.

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It's able to provide free samples for your evaluation with 15 working days about.

Our MOQ is significantly lower from 100-5000 pcs are available. It depends on different items.
We can fabricate your specified requirements.

It's about 35 days if with regular proucts; New tooling and samples will take 15-20 days, Normal samples will take 7 days.

It means that you need to check the plumbing system at first, then realize your requirements, and get out different valves with different applications and functional with controlling; of course, may be no need to use brass valves due to the high cost. You can use plastic, iron, zinc alloy, and aluminum raw materials instead of brass, but brass and stainless steel are reliable with 3 years warranty. If you don't know how to choose, please call us or email us.

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Why Choose Plumberstar?

Brass is a highly durable material for valves that can withstand temperatures and pressure. It is also corrosion-resistant, making it an ideal choice for wet environments. Brass valves are also easy to clean, an important consideration for plumbing systems. We manufacture brass valves, which are two-piece brass ball valves with 600 and 400-WOG threaded ends that are not for use in potable water.

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