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					owner’s            SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC MANUAL SHOWER VALVE                                                            guide




                                      FAULT FINDING CHART
                                        GRAVITY or PUMPED SYSTEM                                                                             SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC
  FAULT                                                         DIAGNOSIS
                                                                                                                                               MANUAL SHOWER VALVE
  "Showering temperature is not hot enough"                     •   Ensure hot water supply is at least 60ºC.
                                                                •
                                                                •
                                                                    Make sure you have equal pressures.
                                                                    Check for airlocks in pipework.
                                                                                                                                                 (exposed/concealed)
                                                                •   Ensure there are no inverted ‘U’s in any of the
                                                                    pipework runs.




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  "Water goes cold during shower"                               • Insufficient hot water storage




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  "When shower is set at cold, the                              • Hot and cold supply connections have been made




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  showering temperature is too hot                                in reverse - reconnect correctly

  "Shower temperature is too hot                                • Turn down the flow of hot water from the pump
  (pumped shower)"                                                using the in-line isolator valve.




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                            COMBI or OTHER HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM

  FAULT                                                         DIAGNOSIS

  "Showering temperature is not hot enough"                     • Incoming mains pressure exceeds 5 Bar - ensure
                                                                  you have fitted a pressure reducing valve in the
                                                                  mains supply pipe.
                                                                • Ensure hot water supply is at least 60ºC.

  “Valve is very noisy when in use”                             • Incoming mains pressure exceeds 5 Bar - ensure
                                                                  you have fitted a pressure reducing valve in the
                                                                  mains supply pipe immediately after stopcock to
                                                                  premises.

  “The water goes cold whilst showering”                        • Ensure the boiler is still firing. Adjust the boiler
                                                                  to the hottest output, not the best flow.

        NB Any product guarantees will be invalidated if the internal workings
                  of the valve have been tampered with in anyway.
            Please call our HELPLINE if you are having any difficulties.

  If the Fault Finding chart does not remedy the problem,
           please contact the helpline immediately.
                  Telephone 01282 428337.
                                                                                                                                                     OWNER’S GUIDE
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owner’s     SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC MANUAL SHOWER VALVE                                         guide   owner’s               SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC MANUAL SHOWER VALVE                                                                       guide



                                         INTRODUCTION
   This owner’s guide shows you how to install, maintain and generally get the most from your manual
   shower valve.

                                                                                                                          YOUR SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC MANUAL
      WE RECOMMEND INSTALLATION BY A QUALIFIED
                  PLUMBER ONLY                                                                                                 SHOWER VALVE KIT COMPRISES:
                                        TECHNICAL DATA
   This shower valve is suitable for use on all common types of plumbing systems including gravity,                                                         Screws
                                                                                                                                                            (for brick walls specialist
   pumped, fully modulating combination boilers and high pressure unvented systems.                                                                         fixings may be required)
                                                                                                                                                            Not Supplied
   Minimum operating pressure        0.1 Bar
                                                                                                                                                                                          Nut
   Maximum operating pressure        5 Bar
                                                                                                                                                                                          Olive 15mm
   Important note: At static water pressures above 5 Bar, you must install a pressure reducing
                                                                                                                                                                                          Outlet
   valve in the mains supply pipe set at 3 Bar static for optimum results.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Valve Body
                                                                                                          Nut                                Filter
                                                                                                                                             Washer
    As a guide to see if your water pressure is too high simply measure how many pints of water
                                                                                                          Olive 15mm                                                                                            Ceramic Disc Cartridge
    you get from your kitchen tap, with the cold side fully turned on. If you exceed 8 pints (or
                                                                                                          Concealing Flange                                                                                                       Brass Cartridge
    equivalent) in 30 seconds then you require a pressure reducing valve fitting to your
                                                                                                                                                      Grub Screw                                                                  Securing Nut
    incoming mains supply pipe, immediately after the stopcock to premises.                                                   Elbow
                                                                                                                                                      Allen Key
                                                                                                                                                      Blanking Plug                   Plug                                                   Conical Shroud
                                             TEST DATA
   These valves have been pressure tested to 15 Bar.
                                                                                                                                       ALTERNATIVE ELBOW ASSEMBLY
   Before proceeding, please note:                                                                           Concealing
                                                                                                             Flange
   1. The valve must be installed in compliance with local water authority
     byelaws and water supply byelaws.
   2. Read all the instruction manual before proceeding.
   3. Only begin the installation when you have all the necessary tools ready.
                                                                                                                          Nut
   4. Please check that all the components are in the shower valve box.                                                                                                                                                                   Grommet
                                                                                                                          Olive 15mm                                              Concealing Plate
                                                                                                                                                               Filter             - vary depending
                                                                                                                                        Elbow                  Washer               on model

                                             AFTERCARE
    When installing or using tools, extra care must be taken to avoid damaging the
    finish or the fitting. To maintain the appearance of this fitting, please ensure it
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Handle - vary
    is cleaned regularly using a clean soft damp cloth only. Abrasive cleaners or                                                                                                                                                             depending on
    detergents must not be used as they may cause surface deterioration.                                                                                                                                                                      model




             SINGLE LEVER CERAMIC DISC MANUAL SHOWER VALVE -
                              Safety & Comfort
   This shower valve is NOT thermostatically controlled and the outlet temperature depends on the                                                                                          Note: Concealing flanges only used on
   position of the handle, hot and cold inlet temperatures and pressures. IF THE COLD WATER                                                                                                        exposed installations concealing plate
   SUPPLY FAILS FOR ANY REASON HOT WATER ONLY MAY BE DELIVERED. Before using                                                                                                                       only used on concealed installations.
   the shower CHECK that the temperature of the mixed water is comfortable.




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                                            PRE-INSTALLATION NOTES                                       INSTALLATION NOTES
      EXPOSED VALVE dimensions
                                          for EXPOSED and CONCEALED                                          ON HOT WATER SYSTEMS
                                                    VALVES
                       55mm
                                                                                                                 PLUMBING DIAGRAMS
                                         • Identify     and   check   all   the   parts
            150mm                          (shower control handles & elbows
                                           concealing plate styles may differ
                                           depending on model).                                                          Float operated
                                                                                                                         valve

                                         • When positioning the shower valve,
                                           ensure you have sufficient pressure for                                       Shower valve
             100mm
                                           an acceptable shower.

          114/150mm                                                                                                      Isolator valve
           depending                     • The hot water feed must always be
           on model
                                           connected to the left hand inlet of the
                                                                                                                         Pressure reducing
                                           shower valve as viewed from the front,                                        valve
     CONCEALED VALVE dimensions            with the shower outlet at the top.

                                                                                                                         Stop cock
                                         • Both hot and cold supply feeds must
                       55mm
                                           have accessible isolator valves
                                           fitted in-line for servicing purposes (not                                    Twin impeller
            150mm                                                                                                        pump
                                           supplied).


                                         • Refer to plumbing diagrams for further                                        Overflow pipe
                                           installation guidelines.


             100mm
                              115mm
                              diameter
          114/150mm
           depending
           on model




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                  1. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS                                                             1. INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
                             PLUMBING DIAGRAMS                                                                    PLUMBING DIAGRAMS



                                        Gravity Fed Showers                                                                  Unvented Mains Pressure Showers
                                        The shower valve must be fed from a                                                  The shower valve can be used on an
                                        cold water storage tank and a hot water                                              unvented mains pressure system. This
                                        cylinder. The use of a Surrey or Essex                                               type of system must only be installed by

              1 metre head              flange connection to the hot water                                                   a competent person as per the
                 minimum
                                        cylinder will ensure an independent                                                  requirement of Part G of Schedule
                                        supply of hot water to the valve; this                                               1 to the building regulations.
                                        action will stop air being drawn into the                                            For systems with no cold water take off
                                        system.                                                                              after the heaters pressure reducing valve,
                                        NB Keep all pipework runs as short as                                                an additional pressure reducing valve
                                        possible for maximum shower                                                          must be fitted, and set, at the same
                                        performance.                                                                         pressure as the heaters.
                                        NB Wherever possible 22mm pipework                                                   The water supply pressure to the shower
                                        should be used.                                                                      valve must be between 1 and 4 Bar.

                                                                                                                             Pumped Showers
                                                                                                                             The shower valve can be used on a gravity
                                        Gas Heated/Combi-Boiler Showers
                                                                                                                             fed pumped system. The use of a Surrey
                                        The shower valve must be installed with
                                                                                                                             or Essex flange connection to the hot
                                        a modulating type combi-boiler or
                                                                                                                             water cylinder will ensure an independent
                                        multi-point gas heater. This system will
                                                                                                                             supply of hot water to the valve; this
                                        produce a constant flow of water within
                                                                                                                             action will stop air being drawn into the
                                        the operating specifications of the
                                                                                                                             system.
                                        appliance.
                                                                                                                             NB Please follow pump manufacturers’
                                        NB The outlet temperature of the system
                                                                                                                             instructions relating to the siting and
                                        must be capable of supplying hot water
                                                                                                                             water feed details to the pump. Keep all
                                        in excess of 60˚C.
                                                                                                                             pipework runs as short as possible for
                                        A pressure reducing valve may be
                                                                                                                             maximum shower performance.
                                        required to ensure that cold water
                                                                                                                             NB Wherever possible 22mm pipework
                                        pressures do not exceed 5 Bar static.
                                                                                                                             should be used.




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                       INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS                             (continued)                                                 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS                             (continued)


                                                                • Ensure hot and cold supply pipe                                                                            • Connect the hot and cold water
                  EXPOSED VALVE                                                                                                     EXPOSED VALVE
                  Site Preparation                                feeds are positioned correctly ready                              Site Preparation                           supply feeds to the shower valve,
                                                                  to connect to the shower valve inlet                                                                         using swivel connector.
                                                                  elbows.                                                                                                    • Fit concealing flanges - depending on
                                                                                                                                               15mm connection
                                                                • If a rigid kit is being used, ensure the                                     to cold supply                  model.
                                                                  valve is positioned correctly to take the                                                                  • To create a waterseal, use a thin line of
                                      15mm connection
                                      to cold supply              height of the vertical pipe.                                                                                 suitable sealant around edge of
                                                                • Position the wall peg and secure to the             15mm connection
                                                                                                                      to hot supply
                                                                                                                                                                               concealing flanges & the tiles -
                                                                  wall by means of two suitable screw                                                                          depending on model.
                                                                  fixings (not supplied).                                                                                    • Fit the shower valve to the wall peg
                                                                • Both hot and cold supply feed must be                                                                        and secure by tightening the grub
                                                                  flushed through before connection                                                                            screw using the Allen key provided.
                                                                  to the shower valve is made. Re Water                                                                        Fit blanking plug.
                                                                  Supply Byelaw 55.                                                                                          • Make connection to shower outlet.
                                                                • To create a waterseal, use a thin line of                                                                  • Check for any leaks.
          15mm connection                                         suitable sealant around the supply pipe           • Remove outlet using 12mm Allen Key (not
          to hot supply                                                                                                                                                                     OUTLET & PLUG
                                                                  feeds and the tiles.                                supplied).
                                                                • Fit the concealing flanges over the               • Remove the plug using a suitable screw                                        Outlet
                                                                                                                                                                                                             NB: The outlet &
                                                                                                                                                                                                             plug must be
                                                                                                                      driver. NB Take care not to damage the finish                                          reversed when:
                                                                  supply pipes - depending on model.                • Fit plug into outlet hole & tighten using a                                            1. A flexible hose is
                                                                                                                      suitable screw driver. NB Take care not to                                                used on an exposed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                installation.
                                                                • Make a cavity in the wall to allow the              damage the finish                                                                      2. On some concealed
                CONCEALED VALVE                                                                                     • Fit outlet into plug hole & tighten with the             Grub Screw
                                                                                                                                                                                                                installations when
                 Site Preparation                                 hot and cold water connection to be                 12mm Allen Key (not supplied).                           Allen Key
                                                                                                                                                                                                                the outlet elbow is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                below the valve
                                                                  made.                                             • Check for water leaks.                                   Blanking Plug       Plug         body.
                                 15mm connection
                                 to cold supply                 • Position the wall peg and secure to the
                                                                  wall by means of two suitable screw                            CONCEALED VALVE                             • Connect the hot and cold water
                                                                                                                                  Site Preparation
                                                                  fixings (not supplied).                                                                                      supply feeds to the shower valve,
                                                                                                                                              15mm connection
     15mm connection
                                        Swivel connection       • Both hot and cold supply feed must be                                       to cold supply                   using swivel connector.
     to hot supply
                                        to to outlet
                                                                  flushed through before connection                                                                          • Fit the shower valve to the wall peg
                                                                  to the shower valve is made. Re Water                                                                        and secure by tightening the grub
                                                                  Supply Byelaw 55.                                    15mm connection
                                                                                                                                                     Swivel connection         screw using the Allen key provided.
                                                                                                                       to hot supply
                                                                                                                                                     to to outlet
                                                                                                                                                                             • Make connection to shower outlet.
                                Depth                                                                                                                                        • Tile up/finish to the minimum recess
                                59/67mm
                                                                                                                                                                               size of diameter 100mm.
                                                                                                                                                                             • Check for any leaks.
                                                                                                                                                                               NB Please ensure that the area
                                                                                                                                                                               around the concealed valve is not
                            Maximum 200mm
                            diameter hole                                                                                                                                      filled in. Access must be left for
                                                                                                                                                                               servicing purposes.




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                       INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS            (continued)                                              INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS                        (continued)


                                                • Place     grommet      within      the                                                HANDLE FIXING B
             CONCEALED VALVE                                                                                            Handle
             Fit Concealing Plate                 concealing plate centre and push                                      Assembly
                                                                                                                                        • Unscrew and remove Indice Assembly.
                                                  plate into position.                                                                  • Locate Handle Assembly on valve with level downwards
                                                  NB. A mild soapy solution                                                             • Using an appropriate screw driver tighten handle fixing
                                                                                                                             Indice
                                                  around the inside of the                                     Handle        Assembly
                                                                                                                                          screw through the handle into the valve cartridge.
                                                                                                               Fixing Screws
                                                  grommet will ease fitting.                                                            • Replace Indice Assembly.
                                                • To create a waterseal, use a thin line
                                                  of suitable sealant between the
                                                                                                                            Handle      HANDLE FIXING C
                                                  concealing plate and the tiles.                                           Body
                                                                                                                                        • Remove Blanking Plug from handle.
                                                                                                                                        • Locate Handle Body on valve, handle plug downwards.
                                                                                                                                        • Insert Allen Key (provided) through plug hole & tighten
                                                                                                                                          grub screw onto valve cartridge.
                                                                                                    Blanking
                                                                                                    Plug                                • Remove Allen Key
                                                • Fit the shower control handle                                                         • Replace Blanking Plug into Handle Body with red
              CONCEALED VALVE
                Final Assembly                    (shower control handle and concealing                                                   segment on left as viewed from front of valve.
                                                  plate may vary depending on model.
                                                                                                                                                          • Fit shower control handle (style may
                                                                                                                 EXPOSED VALVE
                                                                                                                  Final Assembly                            vary depending on model).
                                                                                                                                                          • Check function of the valve.




                               HANDLE FIXING A
          Handle               • Unscrew handle lever from Handle Body, by hand.
          Body

                               • Locate Handle Body on valve, lever hole downwards.
                               • Insert Allen Key (provided) through Handle Body lever
                                                                                                                             OPERATION ON SHOWER VALVE
                                 hole & tighten Grub Screw onto valve cartridge.
                   Handle      • Remove Allen Key                                                1. To turn the shower ON pull the lever towards you.
                   lever
                               • By hand, replace handle level into Handle Body.                 2. To turn the shower OFF push the lever away from you.
                                                                                                 3. Moving the lever left or right will alter the temperature from full HOT to the left
                                                                                                    through warm to full COLD on the right.




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