Glossary Of Stove Parts
This page is to help your identify your parts
The CP Logo
This indicates that the stove has a safety system
for the oven / broiler.
CP is not the name brand of a stove.
The grate is the part that you set your pots and pans
(shown is a Wedgewood stove grate.)
The burner heads is where the flame comes out of for
the stove top.
(shown are burner heads for O'Keefe & Merritt
The simmer cap is the center silver part that gives
you a simmer flame.
(Shown is a O'Keefe & Merritt burner)
We can restore your simmers caps as well as reporcelain
your burner heads or grates.
Flash Tubes and Burner Pilot
The flash tubes (in this photo are silver/aluminum)
are the tubes that set into the pilot holder
The pilot holder and pilot are shown in the center
of the photo
Showing is a Wedgewood pilot assembly.
Burner Valves & Manifold
The burner valve is to open and close the flow of
gas to the burner head.
The Manifold is the pipe that the burner valves and
thermostat are attached to.
The burner knob is to turn on and off the burner valve.
2 Burner Stove Top Section
This is a 2 burner stove top section
(photo is a showing 2 burner stove top section for
a vintage Wedgewood stove)
Burner Drip Pan
The burner drip pans set into the stove top and the
grates set on top of the drip pans.
(photo is a showing drip pan for a Classic Wedgewood
The griddle is to grill food.
(photo is a showing griddle for a Classic O'Keefe
& Merritt antique stove)
Griddle thermostat gage
The Griddle thermostat gage allows you to know what
heat you are cooking at.
(photo is a showing griddle thermostat for a Retro
O'Keefe & Merritt stove)
Clock Manual Setting
The setting on the knob in the 9 O'clock setting is
where your knob needs to be for manual cooking.
The thermostat knob is to set your temperature for
(Shown is a Robertshaw thermostat knob)
Thermostat & Capillary line
The THERMOSTAT is the part behind the thermostat knob.
That regulates the temperature for the oven. The Capillary line
is the copper wire at the back of the thermostat that will attach
to the inside of the oven.
Safety Valve & Thermocouple
The safety valve is to open the flow of gas into your
oven after being set, or shuts the flow of gas into your oven
if pilot goes out.
The thermocouple is the copper wire that threads to the top of
the safety valve (as shown in this photo) and will go into you
Oven Pilot assembly Thermocouple and Oven Burner
The thermocouple is on the far left next to the pilot
assembly. The oven burner is to the far right.
The oven rack is where you set your baking pans/dishes
on inside the oven.
The broiler pan has 2 pieces the top (as shown is
chrome) and the bottom pan is porcelain
that the broiler top sets on top of.
The control panel is where the knobs
(Shown is an O'Keefe & Merritt double oven 6 burners antique
Oven Door Handle
The door handles is what you use to open the doors.
Pull out crumb trays
The crumb trays pull out from the
control panel for easy cleaning of food.
O'Keefe & Merritt Grillevator
Here is a page to explain how the O'Keefe & Merritt
The Vent Cover(s) sets on top back of the stove or
the back panel and the vent covers the hole from where the heat
of the oven or broiler vents.
Shown is a O'Keefe & Merritt replacement Heat
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Glossary of stove part names.
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Thermostat guides for Robertshaw, Grayson, Wilcolator
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Illustrated Help Section for removing
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Repair of your burner
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