Patented field reversible handle allows you to select the closed position orientation (Clockwise or Counterclockwise) that best suits the installation. Handle has square hole to accept standard ratchet, to help reach valves in hard-to-reach location and eases operation of hard to actuate valves. Chrome plated solid brass ball (not a hollow ball). Stainless steel handle and hardware. PTFE seats and seals. Drain plug on both sides for efficient winterization. 1-1/4" and larger valves include a zerk fitting for easy lubrication or draining.