This is a Brand New OEM Upgraded Rheem/Ruud/Richmond/Vanguard/GE Water Heater Gas Valve with thermostat control. This valve is meant for use with natural gas.
The gas valve is a low voltage control (usually 24 VAC) that allow gas into the combustion chamber. It is also an adjustable regulator that insures proper gas pressure for combustion. They have a manual shut off.
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