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Do you know how the faucet was invented?

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The sink faucet is a common and essential device in our home nowadays, especially when you need to take a bath or wash your hands, as long as we turn on this device, water will come out. This fixture, usually called a faucet, which is a very basic, but very advanced gadget. Bath water faucet’s history can even be traced back to 1700 BC. In ancient Rome, bathroom sink faucets were used to control the flow of water to private houses and open-air showers.


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The ancient Egyptians and Greeks were the first to make valves and direct water from streams and other sources to drinking water and water supply systems. Until now, there was an open shower and silver faucet in ancient Rome.


Initially, the bathroom basin tap had two handles; one was for cold water and the other was for hot water. If someone needs a warm shower, then he must open both handles at the same time. This has always been the standard way of use. It wasn't until 1937 that Alfred Moen, an American inventor and mechanical engineer, almost burned his hands while trying to wash his hands. This encounter prompted him to invent a single-handle basin sink taps, which made it less difficult to control the water temperature. His plan started with two valves, but in the end this plan was abandoned because it didn't work well. After a long period of time, he devoted himself to development, but it was not until the end of the Second World War that he found a producer who was willing to do it for free.


After World War II, Moen's antique brass basin taps began to appear, and many families began to use it one after another. At the same time, drawing on Moen's plan, other creators continued to improve the way the single basin faucet works. In order to achieve this goal, the American inventor Landis Perry designed a ball valve to control the weight of the water flowing out of the faucet.


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Today's single hole bathroom faucet have changed in shape, size, and working methods. Another improvement of the single basin taps is automation and speed. In some open toilets, there are some touchless bathroom faucet, customers do not have to touch the tap when they open the tap by themselves, so the place is usually very clean, because people do not need to touch the bacteria of the previous customers and can meet the hygienic standards. 


Because the faucet is now an indispensable item in home decoration, and we all use it, when we choose to buy a faucet, we must consider its purpose, such as whether it is used in the kitchen or the bathroom. In addition, we also consider its material. Faucets of different materials have different advantages and disadvantages. Another point we need to consider is the water outlet speed of the faucet. Bomei has all kinds of faucet such as bathroom faucet, basin faucet, kitchen faucet,kitchen sensor faucet, touchless kitchen faucet. 

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