Specialty Faucet Aerators

Do you want to use your faucet for an unusual application? Maybe you need to attach a countertop water filter. Or perhaps you'd just like another flow option on your faucet, so you can conserve water but still have access to a powerful stream when it's needed. Whatever the application, you've come to the right place! Here we offer a variety of hard-to-find aerators, designed especially for those situations that require a non-standard faucet option.

Choosing the Right Aerator

Image of Male threads versus Female threads
Aerator size comparison

1. Determine whether your faucet spout is female or male threaded. Female-threaded spouts have their threads inside the end of the spout; male threads are found on the outside of the spout. If your faucet has female threads, you'll need a male threaded aerator. If your faucet has male threads, you'll need a female threaded aerator.

2. Now, you'll need to find out what size aerator you require. The easiest way to do so is by grabbing some spare change: a quarter, nickel, and dime. You'll compare these coins to the size of your existing aerator (or the outlet of the faucet spout itself).

  • A Regular/Standard size aerator (aka 15/16" x 27 thread Male or 55/64" x 27 thread Female) will be roughly the diameter of a quarter
  • A Junior size aerator (aka 13/16" x 27 thread Male or 3/4" x 27 thread Female) will be roughly the diameter of a nickel
  • A "Tom Thumb" size aerator (aka M18 x 1 thread Male or M16 x 1 thread Female) will be roughly the diameter of a dime

Diverter Aerators
(for use of diverter-operated systems, such as countertop filters, dishwashers, and watering hoses)

55/64"-27 Female Swivel Thread Pull-Down Diverter Aerator ADVP-4
  • - 55/64"-27 Female Swivel Threads
  • - Pull-Down Compression
  • - Uses 1/4" O.D. Tubing
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ADVP-4 - $13.95
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55/64"-27 Female Swivel Thread Pull-Out Diverter Aerator ADVS-4
  • - 55/64"-27 Female Swivel Threads
  • - Pull-Out Compression
  • - Uses 1/4" O.D. Tubing
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ADVS-4 - $12.22
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55/64"-27 Female Swivel Thread Pull-Out Diverter Aerator with With Outlet ADVSR-1
  • - "With Outlet" Model
  • - 55/64"-27 Female Swivel Threads
  • - Pull-Out Compression
  • - Uses 1/4" O.D. Tubing
ADVSR-1 - $16.62
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Want to use one of these aerators on a female threaded faucet? You'll need a male/male adapter!
Male 15/16"-27 x Male 55/64"-27 Faucet Adapter 144250 $2.97
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Dual Flow Aerators
(allows multiple flow rates and stream types)

0.5gpm Spray/2.2gpm Stream Dual Flow Aerator 20-8350-5
  • - Male 15/16"-27 + Female 55/64"-27 Dual Threads
  • - Water-saving 0.5gpm spray default
  • - Pull down for 1.5gpm aerated stream
  • - Returns to default when shut off
20-8350-5 - $3.42
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0.5gpm Spray/2.2gpm Stream Dual Flow Aerator 20-8250-5
  • - Male 15/16"-27 + Female 55/64"-27 Dual Threads
  • - Water-saving 0.5gpm spray default
  • - Pull down for 2.2gpm aerated stream
  • - Returns to default when shut off
20-8250-5 - $3.39
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Related Items & Information


What is an Aerated Stream?

Aerated Stream

Faucet Aerators introduce air into the water stream to produce a larger, fuller, whiter, softer and non-splashing water stream.
Applications:

  • Residential
  • Office Kitchen

What is a Laminar Stream?

Laminar Stream

Laminar stream straighteners produce a non-aerated, crystal clear and non-splashing water stream.
Applications:

  • Hospital
  • Daycare
  • Patient Care

What is a Spray Stream?

Spray Stream

Spray device is a multiple needle like laminar stream used when the flow rate is to low to provide a full coverage of the hands during washing.
Applications:

  • Public Restroom
  • Hospital Restrooms


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. "I can't see what the functional differences are among the different diverter aerator models?"
A. In all models, including the "with outlet", the left-hand-side outlet is where the water is diverted to. On the ADVSR-1, there is what appears to be two outlets. However, the top is the diverter, the bottom is an inlet and then there is a small spigot just below the two where the water comes back through (this acts as an outlet for the returning water, therefore, it is called a "with outlet".) The ADVS-4 is a swivel (meaning that the top threads will turn separately from the rest of the adaptor). The ADVS-4 and ADVSR-1 both have a pull out button for diversion, and the ADVP-4 is a pull-down model. All of the diverter aerators we offer come with the most common female aerator threads, which will fit most (but not all) U.S. made faucets that require a female threaded aerator. If you need male threads on your adapter (meaning your aerator has male threads) then you'll need to order the male-to-male adapter which will screw into our female spout adapter converting it to male. Then the chances are 90% that it will fit.

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