How to identify counterfeit Watts FBV-1 Gas Ball Valves
Watts: FBV-1 Gas Ball Valves
Edited: Feb 20, 2017
Ball Valves are used in commercial and industrial applications for a full range of liquids and gases.
The fake Watts FBV-1 gas ball valve identified and shown here is not manufactured by Watts, nor does Watts make a FBV-1 Gas Ball Valve.
Watts does manufacture a 2-Piece, Full Port, Carbon Steel Ball Valves, model C-FBV-1. The authentic C-FBV-1 is significantly different in appearance, and has a black carbon steel body.
Fake Watts FBV-1 have appeared in the commercial marketplace.
How to Identify a Fake Product :
Fake Watts FBV-1 Gas Ball Valve.
Watts does not manufacture a FBV-1 series valve and it is not in the Watts product line.
I=On the fake Watts FBV-1 Gas Ball Valve, "Taiwan" is stamped on the back of handle.
Watts doesn't have a facility in Taiwan.
The fake Watts FBV-1 displays 4 logos. Watts only manufactures to UL and CGA standards.
The fake Watts FBV-1 Gas Ball Valve bears 1/2 psi and 600 WOG markings.
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