Roper Rhodes Stream Mini Basin Mixer With Click Waste
This mini basin mixer from Roper Rhodes Stream range utilises the latest and highest quality ceramic valve technology in order to make usage smooth and reliable. This tap also features flow rate adjustment and a flow limiter which can allow the maximum flow to be reduced by up to 25% saving you water and being friendly to the environment in that process. There is a click waste supplied with this tap and it also comes with a 10 year manufacturer's guarantee.
• Suitable for all plumbing systems
• Minimum of 0.3 bar water pressure required
• Flow rate adjustment
• Quarter turn ceramic technology - long-lasting and no drips
• Temperature control
• 10 year guarantee from Roper Rhodes
• Height: 130mm
• Width: 45mm
• Depth: 123mm
• Projection: 83mm
|Global Trade Item Number||5016519162219|
|Type||Basin Mixer Taps, Cloakroom Basin Mixer Taps|
|Brand Range||Roper Rhodes Stream|
|Minimum Water PressureMore information||0.3|
|Spout TypeMore information||L-Shaped Spout, Fixed Spout|
|Mounting Type||Deck Mounted|
|Handle Type||Round, Single Control|
|Cartridge TypeMore information||Ceramic Disc|
|Popular Features||Ceramic Disc Technology|
|Flow Rate at 0.5 Bar (l/min)||8.3|
|Flow Rate at 1 Bar (l/min)||10.5|
|Flow Rate at 2 Bar (l/min)||15.6|
|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.
Tap spouts are available in a variety of different styles which have an effect on both the look and function of your tap. Different spout types will have different heights and projections, so it’s important to choose one which will complement your basin or bath.
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.
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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