What is Thermostatic Shower Mixer?
The thermostatic mixer maintains an exact water temperature for the duration of your shower. It protects you from any sudden changes in the water supply to the shower, so even if somebody flushes the toilet or turns on the kitchen tap the temperature of your shower will remain the same.
It is known that the washing water at 65ᵒC can cause third-degree skin burns (requiring medical intervention and skin plantation in the hospital) in very sensitive skin in a short period of time such as 30 salicas that it can cause. Especially children under the age of four and older people are more vulnerable to the risk of scalding in hot water because their skin is thinner than that of young and adult people. Research shows that 24% of cases of skin burns in children are caused by excessive hot water contact.
The thermostatic calve mixes the hot and cold water to your pre-selected temperature and reacts instantly to any changes in the pressure or temperature of the water supply by re-adjusting the mix of hot and cold water. Should there be a failure in your cold water supply, the thermostatic valve will automatically shut down.
What are the Benefits of Thermostatic Shower Mixer?
. Water temperature remains constant for the duration of your shower, so there’s no risk of scalding from a sudden temperature increase and no suprising shocks should the temperature plummet. Technology ensures the outer surface is never too hot to touch.
Teska thermostatic mixers will maintain your pre-selected water temperature, leaving you to relax and enjoy your shower Should you wish to stop the water (e.g. to shampoo your hair), the thermostat will automatically find the exact same temperature when you re-start the flow.
Water temperature remains constant for the duration of your shower, so there’s no risk of scalding from a sudden temperature increase and no surprising shocks should the temperature plummet. Install a thermostatic mixer and you can save water and energy too.