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Do You Learn about Faucet Flow Rates?

Views: 223     Author: Site Editor     Publish Time: 2022-01-26      Origin: Site

Whether it is a shower, sink, pipe, or bathroom sink faucets, flow rate is a key factor in any water system. If you want to increase the flow of a device, this is a relatively simple adjustment. However, before making any major improvements, you should understand the water flow rate in your home, and then you can make targeted adjustments.


Flow rate

Generally, the flow rate is measured in gallons per minute (GPM). It is affected by the diameter of the pipe, so if the pipe is larger, the flow rate will be faster.


The flow rate appears at the end of the wall mounted bath taps or vanity basin taps . It starts with a water heater or softener, if you have one. The water treatment system needs time for the chemical reaction to take place in order to make it work effectively. The heater needs time to deliver warm water, and the softener and filter need time to remove contaminants. If the water heater or softener occupies too little in the entire water system, then you may not have enough water capacity. If you do not understand your flow rate, it does not match the speed, you can quickly run out of hot water or clean water, causing some trouble.



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Repair of faucet flow

According to the data, the average flow rate of the kitchen sink faucets is 2.2 gallons per minute. Most new kitchen sink sprayers have a breather, which is the threaded tip of the nozzle on the modern kitchen faucets.


The flow limit of the bathroom sink faucet is even greater, at 1.5 gallons or even 0.5 gallons per minute. On average, each household consumes 20 gallons of water from the tap a day. You can increase the flow rate by installing a larger aerator on the shower nozzle or sink nozzle. This can help you get a faster and more effective spray in the shower or kitchen sink, which will also greatly increase your water consumption.


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Importance of flow rate

Flow is often ignored by ordinary water consumers. If the flow of water is not as violent as a trickle, then it will work well. But this is not always the case. If it runs out of heat, you may realize that your water is flowing at an inappropriate standard. If the flow rate of the water softener you use is not correct, you may run out of clean water before you realize it. The flow rate is vital to the normal functioning of the home.


Wenzhou Bomei Sanitary Ware Co., Ltd. is a professional manufacturer that specializes in producing and exporting all kinds of sanitary ware, such as faucet and shower panel, bathroom accessories. And we specialize in faucet designing, manufacturing, marketing, and after-sales service since the foundation in 2013. Our hot and cold basin taps products have appropriate flow rate, which is very suitable for household use, consumers do not need to adjust after purchasing. In addition, we also have a complete after-sales service.



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