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Vellamo Desire Wall Mounted Basin Mixer Tap

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What's great about it?

  • Wall-mounted basin mixer with single lever & backplate
  • Hard-wearing brassware with chrome plating
  • Wall-mounted installation with concealed fixings for a clutter-free countertop
  • Ideal for use with basins with no pre-punched tap holes
  • Suitable for medium & high water pressure systems

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Vellamo Desire Wall Mounted Basin Mixer Tap


The minimalist design of the Vellamo Desire wall mounted mono basin mixer will both blend in and stand out at the same time. The sleek, straight edges look fantastic mounted on the wall with the chrome backplate shimmering in the light.

Features:
• Made from brass, stainless steel & zinc alloy
• Chrome plated finish
• Ceramic disc technology
• Includes Neoperl flow straightener
• Minimum 0.5 bar water pressure required
• 10 year manufacturer's guarantee (excluding serviceable parts)

Dimensions:
• Height - 100mm
• Projection - 181mm
• Width - 200mm


Water pressure is measured in bar. A typical 2 floor home with an old-fashioned gravity system might see no more than 0.2 bar of pressure. For more information on pressure, see our guide.

Flow Rates:
• 0.5 bar - 5.1 l/min
• 1.0 bar - 7.2 l/min
• 1.5 bar - 8.7 l/min
• 2.0 bar - 9.7 l/min
• 3.0 bar - 12.2 l/min
Product Code VELDES01
Type Wall Mounted Basin Taps
Brand Vellamo
Width (mm) 200
Brand Range Vellamo Desire
Height (mm) 100
Depth (mm) 200
Mounting Type Wall Mounted
Finish Polished Chrome
Shape Curved
Handle Type Lever, Single Control
Spout Type Straight Spout, Fixed Spout
Minimum Water PressureMore information 0.5
Tap Holes 2 Holes
Style Modern
Material Brass, Stainless Steel, Zinc Alloy
Orientation Landscape
GuaranteeMore information 10 Years
Projection (mm) 181
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Flow Rate at 0.5 Bar (l/min) 5.1
Flow Rate at 1 Bar (l/min) 7.2
Flow Rate at 1.5 Bar (l/min) 8.7
Flow Rate at 2 Bar (l/min) 9.7
Flow Rate at 3 Bar (l/min) 12.2

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.

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.

 
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.

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