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Drench Minimalist Thermostatic Bar Valve - Bottom Outlet

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What's great about it?

  • Stylish thermostatic bar shower valve
  • Thermostatic valve keeps you and your family safe from accidental scalding
  • Durable chrome plated finish
  • 10 year guarantee

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Drench Minimalist Thermostatic Bar Valve - Bottom Outlet


This thermostatic bar valve boasts many qualities. Water temperature is thermostatically controlled, it's incredibly easy to operate, and it's highly resistant to limescale build up. Finished in a gorgeous chrome and featuring smooth curves, this is bar valve will add that extra bit of style that you've been looking for, to your bathroom. Operable at min. 1.0 bar water pressure and boasting a ten year guarantee, this bar valve is for anyone and everyone.

Features:
• Accurate control over water flow and temperature
• Water temperature thermostatically controlled
• Full thermal protection to prevent scalding in the event of hot or cold water shut off
• Manufactured from high quality brass & ABS
• 1.0 bar minimum water pressure
• 10 year guarantee

Dimensions:
• Height: 60mm
• Width: 263mm
• Projection: 79mm
Product Code DRVLV02
Global Trade Item Number 7081246075390
Type Exposed Shower Valves
Brand Drench
Minimum Water PressureMore information 1
Finish Chrome
Number of OutletsMore information 1 Outlet
Material Brass, ABS Plastic
Shape Curved
Style Modern
Temperature Control Thermostatic
Mounting Type Wall Mounted
Handle Type Round, Dual Control
Orientation Landscape
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Width (mm) 263
Height (mm) 60
Depth (mm) 79
Flow Rate at 1 Bar (l/min) 12
Flow Rate at 1.5 Bar (l/min) 14
Flow Rate at 2 Bar (l/min) 18.5
Flow Rate at 3 Bar (l/min) 22
GuaranteeMore information 10 Years

Your water pressure depends on your home's water system. It’s important to consider water pressure when buying a new tap or shower. Buying a product with a minimum water pressure that’s too high for your home will result in poor performance.

- With a combi boiler you can usually expect between 1 and 2 bar

- With a gravity system (cold water tank in attic) you may have as little as 0.1 or 0.2 bar upstairs, and perhaps 0.5 bar downstairs

- With a high pressure unvented system (hot water cylinder, no cold water tank) you will generally have between 1 and 3 bar

You can install an item with a low minimum pressure rating on a high pressure system, but avoid installing an item with a high minimum rating on a low pressure system! Read our guide to water pressure to learn more.

This indicates how many water outlets you can pair with your shower valves. Choosing valves with more outlets will give you flexibility over the number of products you can add to your shower. 

Each outlet from your shower valve will divert water to the section of your shower that needs it, so each extra outlet allows you to add another product. For example: with 1 outlet you could have just a fixed shower head. 2 outlets will allow you to have a fixed shower head and shower handset. 3 will allow both of these with the addition of a body jet.

Taps use either a ceramic disc cartridge or a rubber compression washer to control flow. Rubber washers will naturally wear down with use, and the tap handle will require more and more rotations to turn on or off. On the plus side, it's very easy to replace a rubber washer and they're available everywhere.

Ceramic disc cartridges need only a 90-degree rotation to fully open or close, and the 2 ceramic plates are incredibly hard-wearing and resilient. They're more expensive to make, but they allow for a huge range of designs, easy operation and simple maintenance if needed.

Whilst it is rare for a ceramic cartridge to need replacing, you may very occasionally need to remove and rinse the cartridge if grit or debris within the water system is preventing the 2 plates from closing properly. Much like replacing a rubber washer, this is a quick and easy job, and will ensure many years of use.

Guarantee

Please note that these guarantees are provided by the manufacturer, and will be subject to individual terms and conditions, for example avoiding abrasive bleach-based cleaning products.

If you need further info about a specific manufacturer's guarantee, please contact our team.

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