QUALITY EXPOSED DUAL FUNCTION ROUND STYLE THERMOSTATIC SHOWER SET:
1. Valve Specification & Features:
This 'Torpedo' style Thermostatic Mixer Valve 'bar' is Wall-mounted. The body is solidly made of brass and finished in polished Chrome. The control handles are 'plastichrome'.
The minimum operating water pressures for hot and cold are 0.5 bar, although it is recommended operate between 1 to 5 bars of water pressure (unless a flow reducer is fitted). NB: To achieve 0.5 bars of water pressure with a gravity tank system you need a height drop of 5 metres.
The left knob controls the water flow (as you look at the front of the valve) using a ceramic disc cartridge. The right knob controls the temperature thermostatically, for comfort and safety. There is an override stop switch set at 38 degrees C. Replacement thermostatic cartridges are also available if ever needed.
The Valve measures some 28.5cms wide, it's body is 4cms high and 5.5cms deep. The distance between the inlet centres is the UK standard 150mm/15cms.
It comes with wall-mounting connections ('S' Tail Connectors and Chrome cover plates). Easy fit and wall-plate fixings are sold separately if required. The Outlet on top has a 3/4" BSP connection for the Riser pipe.
This Valve will work on the following: Combination boiler / Gravity fed / Pumped hot water unvented hot water / Standard hot water cylinder type systems. The maximum unbalanced water pressure ratio is 5:1.
2. Riser Shower Set:
The Contemporary 'Exposed' Shower Riser pipework is in two pieces with an adjustable fixing bracket that if fixed to the wall by screws/plugs. The riser is solidly made from Brass with a polished Chrome Finish.
It comes with a matching Chrome 7"/18.5cms diameter Star 'Cloudburst' Shower Head. The Shower Head is solidly made from Brass and has a swivel joint on top. Water emanates from the centre as well as the 'prongs'.
In addition there is a flexible 1.5 metre shower hose with separate round style multi-spray function Handheld Head ('plastichrome') which has its own sliding adjustable 'plastichrome' holder attached to the Riser Rail. There is a Diverter Valve positioned just above the Valve which allows you to switch water between the 2 shower functions.
The entire Shower Measures approx. 1.25 metres tall and the Arm extends out some 32cms from the centre of the Riser Rail to the centre of the main Shower Head.