|This Thermostatic shower valve has threaded 15mm connection for the water IN and from the Divertor of the valve. Threaded connections provide a greater level of water leak prevention over 'push fit' valves.
These valves can be Retro fitted to older shower panels of the same size specification providing provision is made to change the hoses to those with 15mm threaded connections as is required to connect to the shower valve.
The valve has Three Ports meaning it can output to three different shower options; hand shower, overhead and body jets being the typical set up.
The valve can be fitted as a replacement or upgrade to shower cabins or steam showers. It comes with threaded COLD WATER IN and threaded HOT WATER IN on the lower part of the body. Some of the stock we have also has a THREADED WATER OUT which can be used to feed a water supply to a steam generator. (stock without the 3rd "water out" connection are supplied with a brass T - piece in order to provide this connection to your steam generator if required) For fitting to NON STEAM models, simply cap this outlet (if fitted) off with a blanking cap (these can be purchased from your local DIY or plumbing store).
These valves are supplied with dials, faceplates, Divertor core and Thermostatic cartridge. The Thermostatic cartridge pre-fitted is a 'Vernet' Sensor type.
The valve requires water pressures between 1-3 bar balanced and a minimum flow of 7.5 litres per minute to operate.
Distance between valve body sections is 100mm centres.
Fixing Hole Diameters:
Upper Hole: 30mm
Middle Hole: 30mm
Lower Hole: 45mm
This valve comes with a pre-fitted Thermostatic Cartridge.
The following video is produced by AquaLusso and explains fitting a replacement thermostatic Shower Valve
Please note our valves can arrive 'wet', this is not because they have been used, but simply that they are tested after production and occasionally water remains inside the item, with can find it way out whilst passing through the postal system on its way to you.
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