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 What are the parts of a drain rod and chimney rod?

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Drain rod and chimney rod shaft

Wonkee Donkee Shaft on a drain and chimney rod The shaft of a drain and chimney rod is made from the following materials: polypropylene, nylon, cane or steel. The opposing ends of the rod will have a male joint and a female joint to enable the rods to be connected together.

Drain rod and chimney rod joints

Wonkee Donkee There are many different types of joint on both chimney rods and drain rods There are many different types of joint such as the universal joint, button joint, and lockfast joint.
Wonkee Donkee Male Universal and Lockfast Joint on a drain and chimney rod

Male joint

Each half of a pair of matching joints or connectors is conventionally given the name of “male” or “female”. The male connector is inserted into the female connector in order to join the two rods together.

Wonkee Donkee Female lockfast joint on a drain and chimney rod

Female joint

The “female” joint or connector is a receptacle that receives and holds the “male” connector.