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Vellamo Blox Bath Shower Mixer with Shower Kit

Rated 4.60/5 from 5 customer reviews

RRP £173.67 save 37%

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What's great about it?

  • Deck-mounted bath shower mixer and handset with angled design to suit modern bathrooms
  • Manufactured from reliable solid brass in a Polished Chrome finish that adds sleek appeal
  • H: 145mm
  • Fitted with quarter-turn ceramic disc cartridge valves for longevity and easy operation
  • Supplied with matching handset wall bracket for tidy storage when not in use

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The Blox range from Vellamo is unashamedly angular. Working perfectly in a modern bathroom, this range looks stunning when complementing other square bathroom products, be they basin, vanity unit or bath. We often see square brassware ranges come at a premium price point, yet the Vellamo Blox range is surprisingly well-priced despite the high quality and beautiful styling. Like all good modern taps, the Blox range features ceramic cartridge technology and quarter-turn mechanisms.

The Blox bath shower mixer is a really cost-effective way of making your bathroom look great. It's modern square design adds the perfect finishing touch to any modern bathroom, and the price tag isn't too bad either! Why pay over the odds on the high street when you can buy a stunning tap made from high quality chrome-plated solid brass for an unbeatable price?

Features:
• Includes stainless steel 1.5m hose, ABS plastic handset and wall bracket
• Ceramic disc technology
• Height: 145mm, Projection: 120.5mm, Width (pipe centres): 180mm
• 10 year guarantee
• Requires a minimum of 0.5 bar water pressure for best performance, making it ideal for combi-boilers or pressurized water systems. Low pressure gravity systems may require a pump for optimal performance.
Product Code VELBLOX08
Global Trade Item Number 7081249492729
Type Bath Shower Mixers, Bridge Bath Taps
Brand Vellamo
Brand Range Vellamo Blox
Minimum Water PressureMore information 0.5
Shape Square, Microphone
Finish Polished Chrome
Style Modern
Mounting Type Deck Mounted
Tap Holes 2 Holes
Spout Type Straight Spout
Handle Type Lever, Dual Control
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Temperature Control Manual
Number of Outlets 2 Outlets
Height (mm) 145
Projection (mm) 121
AeratorMore information Yes
GuaranteeMore information 10 Years
Flow Rate at 0.5 Bar (l/min) 12
Flow Rate at 1 Bar (l/min) 18
Flow Rate at 1.5 Bar (l/min) 23
Flow Rate at 2 Bar (l/min) 27.2
Flow Rate at 3 Bar (l/min) 33.6

Minimum Water Pressure

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.

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.
Tap aerators are simple but beautifully-engineered devices that save water and money without a perceived loss of pressure. These small attachments are inserted inside the end of the spout and provide a regulated, smoothed and aerated flow of water by separating a single flow into many tiny streams. These streams mix with air as they flow from the tap, meaning less water is needed to achieve the same 'feel' and performance as non-aerated taps.

They can also be purchased separately and retrofitted to most taps, or they can usually be uninstalled if not wanted. They're a great benefit on high pressure systems where the full flow of water is unnecessary, cutting your water bills and helping to reduce wastage. On lower-pressure systems they can help to improve the performance of a tap by adding air to the limited flow of water available. All-in-all, they're pretty awesome. 

Guarantee

All of our brand partners and manufacturers offer a warranty as standard. 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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