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What are the parts of a plunger?

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Handle, cup, flange

Plunger handle

Plunger handle The handle is the part that you hold in order to control the plunger’s movement and direction of travel.

Plunger cup

Cup The cup is designed to cover the drain hole and force the water up and down the drain

For more information, see our section on Plunger Cups.

Plunger flange

Flange The flange is the large rim at the base of the cup. The flat base of the flange makes contact with the surrounding edge of the drain/hole during plunging to seal and hold the plunger in place.

For more information, see our section on Flange Plungers.