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The composition of common bathroom faucet hardware and good and bad

1: Material

Currently on the market faucet body materials are cast iron, plastic, zinc alloy, copper alloy, stainless steel. Cast iron is easy to rust, plastic is easy to aging, zinc alloy stability is poor, easy to burst, resulting in the use of not long.

High-end faucet is basically the use of national standard brass material, national standard brass and non-standard brass price difference is very large. The national standard brass material, the lead content and the quality of miscellaneous are very low, can bring everyone a healthy and environmentally friendly life. The latest stainless steel material is also widely used in the faucet industry, high-end faucets are generally more than 304 level, stainless steel has good processability and its own surface natural brushed effect, apparently high-end loved by young consumers, the price will have a certain advantage over brass.

2: Valve spool

High-end faucet spool using imported or foreign original ceramic spool, durable, but also can reach 500,000 times the switch does not drip.

The traditional valve core is made of metal materials such as cast iron, copper, etc., such metal materials will wear and rust after a long time, resulting in poor switching or sealing of the faucet, etc.

3: Hose

High-end faucet into the water hose using pure stainless steel all 304 hose, 304 stainless steel hose on the purity of water quality is very guaranteed.

4: Frother

High-grade faucet water flow softly and comfortably, but also will not splash around. This is because of the addition of the bubbler, which allows the flow through the water and air fully mixed, so that the water flow has a foaming effect, with the addition of air, the water flushing power to improve a lot, thereby effectively reducing water consumption.

5: Surface process

The plating surface of high-priced faucets usually has a mirror-like feel, and when you press it with your finger, the handprint marks will disappear immediately. And advanced environmental plating technology can eliminate the secondary pollution of the product, to ensure that the water is pure. For most hardware sanitary ware, the plating process is basically equivalent to chrome plating.

Bathroom hardware refers to all the metal decorations in the bathroom, generally including soap nets, soap dishes, mouthwash cup holders, etc. These small accessories are in various shapes and materials, with different brands, styles and functions. And bathroom hardware is generally used particularly frequently, the purchase of a set of high-quality products will bring a lot of convenience to daily life.

Differentiate from the product in five ways.

Raw materials.

Excellent: generally use fine polished pure copper, high-quality zinc alloy or titanium alloy as raw materials, tight structure, heavy weight, thick feel.

Inferior: generally use poor quality zinc alloy recycled material as raw materials, and cut corners to reduce costs, loose structure, light weight, feel frivolous.

Die casting, finishing process.

Excellent: using large precision computer-controlled die-casting machine and digital precision machine tools, the surface of the blank is smooth, flat, no porosity, filigree blemishes and other phenomena process a lot.

Inferior: small die-casting machine and rudimentary machine tools, insufficient pressure, pores on the surface of the product, silk lines, cracks and surface inequalities, rudimentary processes.

Bathroom hardware plating.

Excellent: in strict accordance with national plating process standards, using imported original copper, nickel plating, chrome plating three process plating, bright luster, thick sense of vision, long-term use also does not wear, rust, blistering or flaking.

Inferior: thin and uneven plating layer, loose structure, poor bonding, dull luster, due to the direct chrome plating on the blank, the surface is very easy to rust, wear, blistering and flaking after a period of time.

Bathroom hardware accessories.

Excellent: fasteners using stainless steel screws or copper screws, glass products using the original imported glass ring, disc, uniform thickness, high transparency, clear sense of vision.

Inferior: fasteners using iron screws, easy to rust, glass products using low-grade domestic products, uneven thickness, low transparency, cloudy visual perception.

Bathroom hardware packaging.

Excellent: beautiful packaging design, fine printing, clear and eye-catching trademark, all outside the joint indicate the manufacturer and detailed address, inside the joint have quality inspection book, installation instructions.

Inferior: packaging using poor raw materials, rough printing, trademark is not clear, eye-catching, generally not specified in the packaging manufacturer, or even white packaging “three no” products.