What Are Some Different Types of Moen Cartridge Shower Valves?

Moen makes single-handle and double-handle cartridge replacements for its current line of shower faucets, as of 2015. Each cartridge supports multiple Moen design styles with the exception of model 1248, which is the replacement for the high flow Roman tub, and Model 1222, which is the replacement cartridge for the line of Posi-Temp pressure balanced shower faucets.

Model 1225 is a cast metal and plastic replacement cartridge designed for most Men single-handle faucets. The cartridge includes a tool that makes it easy to remove the existing cartridge. The part carries a limited one-year warranty that is separate from the faucet warranty. Model 1200 is similar to model 1225, but it features a solid brass design.

Model 1224 is a solid brass replacement cartridge for most Moen double-handle faucets. Individual cartridges are required for the hot and cold faucets. This model also replaces Moen three-handle shower cartridges. Installation instructions are included.

Model 1222 is a replacement cartridge for Moen Posi-Temp pressure balanced faucets that help maintain a consistent water temperature. It is made of durable solid brass and includes a tool to remove the existing cartridge.

Model 1248 an exclusive cartridge replacement for Moen Roman tubs. It features cast metal and plastic construction. The cartridge sits in an extra-deep socket and may require special tools to remove and replace the existing cartridge.