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Pura Xcite Basin Pillar Taps

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What's great about it?

  • Pair of basin pillar taps for independent control & flow of hot/cold supplies
  • Hard-wearing brassware with corrosion-resistant chrome plating
  • Quarter turn ceramic disc valves included
  • Suitable for all water pressure systems
  • 10 year manufacturer's guarantee

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Pura Xcite Basin Pillar Taps


With clean lines and smooth operation Xcite offers an appealing, durable and reliable range of brassware, that is suitable to use in the busiest of bathrooms - a firm family favourite.

Features:
• European CE certificated
• Twin Monobloc taps for independent control of hot and cold supplies
• Hand-polished chrome finish for perfect shine
• Manufactured from hard-wearing and durable brass
• Quarter Turn Ceramic Cartridge for smooth & drip-free performance
• Minimum 0.2 bar water pressure is recommended
• A pressure reducing valve is recommended when water supply exceeds 3.0 bar
• Fully compatible with UK plumbing systems
• Standard 1/2" inlet/outlet size
• 10 year brassware guarantee
• 3 year guarantee on all working parts
• Waste sold separately
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Product Code XC12
Global Trade Item Number 5056143404880
Type 2 Hole Basin Mixers, Basin Pillar Taps, Cloakroom Basin Mixers
Brand Pura
Brand Range Pura Xcite
Minimum Water PressureMore information 0.2
Shape Round
Finish Polished Chrome
Style Modern
Mounting Type Deck Mounted
Tap Holes 2 Holes
Spout Type L-Shaped Spout, Fixed Spout
Handle Type Lever, Dual Control
Cartridge TypeMore information Ceramic Disc
Height (mm) 86
Projection (mm) 79
GuaranteeMore information 10 Years

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.

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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