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This is the solenoid valve from Orbit Water Timer I have. I want to know what is the rotating adapter on the right side called. I would want to buy one for some of the threaded taps that I have in my farm.

The adapter is great to connect to threaded male pipes. If anyone has Water Timer or some such, they should be able to identify clearly what I mean.

Is this something which can be easily purchased?

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  • Have you done any research on your own about the products from the manufacturer before you came here to ask questions. orbitonline.com – Alaska Man Oct 9 '20 at 20:16
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    it sounds kind of like you want a hose union. – Jasen Oct 9 '20 at 20:29
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The fitting on the right side of the assembly in your picture is a union, it lets you make a threaded connection without spinning the whole assembly. It's not just handy, it's essential because it lets you make a threaded connection where you cut into an existing system or when you're making complex assemblies that can't be built by spinning the pieces on sequentially one by one.

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You might be looking for "Swivel adapters" if you mean connect to male pipe threads. Very common/handy for connecting PEX directly to faucet inputs, for instance

If you mean garden hose threads (a faucet outlet for certain types of faucet) that would be a different item.

It's not clear from the question what you mean, as it's not obvious what type of threads this item has internally or is intended to connect to.

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