Your Guide to the installation, care and maintenance of Euphoria / Memento e x p e r i e n c e d e s i g n i n n o v a t i o n Single Sequential Thermostatic Shower For further information, please contact your appropriate sales office. HEAD OFFICE UK Pegler Limited, Northern team: St Catherine’s Avenue, Tel: 0870 1200281 Doncaster, Fax: 01302 560108 South Yorkshire DN4 8DF. Tel: 01302 560560 Southern team: Fax: 01302 367661 Tel: 0870 1200282 Internet: www.pegler.co.uk Fax: 01302 560458 CONCEALED SHOWER EXPORT Western team: Tel: 44 (0)1302 855656 Tel: 0870 1200283 Fax: 44 (0)1302 730513 Fax: 01302 560109 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Email: email@example.com EXPOSED SHOWER Technical customcare line 0870 1200285 www.pegler.co.uk Showers are guaranteed for 5 years from the date of purchase. 5 YEAR GUARANTEE Full guarantee details are available on request. Pegler Limited, St. Catherine’s Avenue, Doncaster, South Yorkshire. DN4 8DF Telephone: 01302 560560 Fax: 01302 560109 INTRODUCTION : FIXING WALL OUTLET ELBOW – FOR CONCEALED SHOWERS ONLY : All Pegler thermostatic showers are designed to ensure a stable showering temperature during showering Euphoria Wall Outlet Elbow even when other outlets in the system are being used e.g. washing machines. The products will also close 1. Decide on location of your elbow and plumb accordingly. Make good the wall with tiles etc. down in the event of cold-water failure reducing the risk of scalding. These products are also designed from 2. Remove chrome cover and pull out brass insert, be careful not to loose the screws or the horseshoe rugged engineering materials to give you years of trouble free service and are backed by the Pegler shaped retaining clip. Customcare Promise. 3. Screw brass insert into wall fixing using the two flats provided. 4. Push plastic sleeve into position and mark for screws. WATER BYLAW REQUIREMENTS : 5. Drill the wall, preferably using the two holes on either side of the plastic sleeve. This will ensure drilling It is important to ensure that the water supplies to your shower are connected in accordance with the water is as far away as possible, reducing the risk of cracked tiles. regulations (WRAS) requirements and good plumbing practice. It is Pegler’s recommendation and good plumb- 6. Once screwed to the wall push on the plastic sleeve and fasten. ing practice that the supplies of hot and cold water to the shower valve should be equal (balanced) pressure in 7. Slide the retaining clip into the two slots to clamp in position. order to provide a consistent flow. Supplies should be from a common source, either mains or tank fed. If sup- 8. Slide chrome cover on to finish. At this point silicone can also be used to seal around the face of the cover plies are not equal pressures then a Non Return Valve (Pegler 801 Non Return Valve) should be fitted. and wall. BYLAW 17 (2) B SHOWER VALVE SERVICING/MAINTENANCE : The shower head of any shower hose pipe should be fitted with a fixed or sliding attachment so that it can Please note - If your Pegler thermostatic shower fails to operate correctly upon installation or after a short only be discharged at a point not less that 25mm above the spill-over level of the bath tray or fixed appliance. period of time, the following important points should be checked. 1. Check that the valve has been installed correctly in accordance with its particular feed system (see TYPES BYLAW 30 (2) OF INSTALLATION) Where the shower valve is supplied with hot water from a storage cistern and cold water from the mains 2. That the hot water temperature is adequate; the recommended minimum temperature is 60°C supply pipe a cold storage cistern that complies to bylaw 30 (2) must be used. 3. Isolating the supplies and ensure that the filters are clean and that the check valves are free to move and are unrestricted (i.e. Hot and Cold water are reaching the valve body) WATER SUPPLY OPERATING PRESSURES : Pegler thermostatic shower fittings have been designed to function under the following conditions: COMMON PROBLEMS WITH PUMPED SYSTEMS: Maximum static water 10 bar Minimum flowing water pressure 0.1 bar 1. Insufficient head pressure or flow to initiate pump. (Check for blockages in supply or at valve inlets) Optimum operation pressures 0.1 to 5 bar 2. Airlocks within the pump impellers. Any air bubbles formed by hot water will tend to cling to the top sur- Maximum hot supply temperature 90°C - Recommended maximum hot supply 65°C face of the pipe and dissipate to atmosphere through the vent pipe. Minimum hot supply temperature 55°C, optimum 55°C to 70°C NOTE : Operating pressure (on hot and cold line) should be kept as balanced as possible in order CARE AND MAINTENANCE : to assure maximum efficiency. When the supply is higher than 5 Bar a Pressure Reducing Valve should be To maintain the surface finishes, simply wipe occasionally with a mild detergent on soft damp cloth. Dry using fitted before the shower valve.( Pegler PRV-2). Flush out supply pipes before fitting the valve, as debris will prevent the shower working to its optimum level. To prevent debris damaging the mixers we recommend soft cloth, never use abrasive cleaners or chemical household cleaners, avoid contact with concentrated that you fit the filters provided. Your Pegler thermostatic shower has been designed to give you years of bleach. trouble free showering. However it may require servicing from time to time to retain optimum perform- ance. Therefore we recommend the fitting in-line of valves upstream of the valve to allow for servicing of Pegler products are manufactured to the highest standards and should require little or no maintenance. In the shower. Please note on a concealed thermostatic shower elbows are supplied that include isolating the unlikely event of any spare part being required, please visit our web site : www.pegler.co.uk , contact valves. For exposed showers we recommend the purchase of Pegler 808 (order code 523007) Any standard your nearest stockist or the Pegler Techncial Office on telephone number 0870 1200285. sealant may be used on this product in accordance with the manufactures recommendations. Dynamic Head 0.1 0.2 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 4.0 5.0 Flow Rate 8.5 13 20 25 28 33 40 48 60 71 80 Please note - Flow rates in litre/min on equal pressure drops and open valve outlet. MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SETTING : TYPES OF INSTALLATION : There are two ways of adjusting the temperature. The first is to switch off the water supply preferably using There are a number of basic types of installation detailed below. If you are unsure as to your circumstances the recommended isolating valves fitted either upstream on an exposed valve or fitted on the inlet elbows please call us on 0870 1200285. To accommodate for these variations we enclose in your packing kit a num- ber of flow limiters, check valves and filters. Having established your site installations see table below to of the concealed valve. This will enable the use of water to other outlets in the system. Continue by remov- determine which, if any, flow limiters have to be fitted. This valve performs satisfactorily without flow lim- ing the handle then adjusting temperature, switching the water back on and testing. This method can how- iters although it is recommended that they be fitted for the purpose of economical water usage. The valve ever become tedious as it may be done a number of times until the correct temperature reached. can be used in conjunction with most makes of pump on the market. If you are in doubt or require further information contact us on 0870 1200285. Alternatively the temperature can be adjusted while the water is flowing; however this option means that a jet of water will be spraying from the valve body while the temperature is being adjusted, take adequate pre- *With certain permutations of combi-boiler hot supply and mains supply it may be necessary fit the grey 6- cautions to limit the spray of water. Pegler would not recommend this process due to uncontrolled hot litre limiter. ** IMPORTANT. It is a requirement of Instantaneous electric water heaters that a stable flow of water passes through the heater. Using a flow stabiliser in the supply to the heater can satisfy this require- water being dispersed. ment. It should be adjusted to give a flow temperature of 45-50°C from the heater. 1. Decide on which option you will be Please note for exposed thermostatic shower - using to adjust the temperature. When using any of the flow limiters they must be installed in the inlet of the elbow before the 2. Remove the front indice and carrier, check valve is inserted. Please ensure that the restrictors are firmly located in position. In all then unscrew and remove the handle. types of installation the minimum requirement 3. Unscrew brass plug using a flat is that the filter and check valves are fitted. screwdriver. Remove ‘o’ ring Please note for concealed thermostatic shower – When using any of the flow limiters they must be installed in the out- inside spindle and keep safe. let of the elbow after the filters. Fit into carrier before fasten- 4. Please note - at this point the valve ing to the loose nut. In all types of installation the minimum requirement is that the filter, restrictor carrier and check may weep of water for a short valves are fitted. The carrier for the restrictors is required to period of time [if the water has be closed off] as it hold the filter in place and should therefore still be used even if no restrictor is. drains the water from the pipe work. The amount COLD SUPPLY HOT SUPPLY FIT TO ELBOWS COMMENTS of water will vary on installation due to the location COLD HOT and position of the isolation valve. 5. Using a 4mm A/F size Allen key position down the Gravity 0.1 to 0.5 bar Gravity 0.1 to 0.5 bar Max Ratio of hot-cold Nothing Nothing (1 to 5 metre head) (1 to 5 metre head) pressure 1:5/5:1 hole central in the valve until you reach the Allen screw. Locate and turn anti-clockwise to increase Gravity 0.5 bar + Gravity 0.5 bar + This arrangement will also White 8 litre limiter Grey 6 litre limiter (5metres head +) (5metres head + suit pumped systems the temperature and clockwise to decrease. White orifice restrictor 6. Place ‘o’ ring on to the collar at the base of the brass Gravity 0.1 to 0.2 bar (no washer required (disc Nothing (1 to 2 metre head) with small hole only) plug and reassemble back into the valve. This cannot be over tightened. 7. Loosely reposition handle on the valve ensuring that the Gravity 0.2 to 0.5 bar White 8 litre limiter Nothing (2 to 5 metre head) stop [pip normally positioned at the bottom of the brass castellated ring] is aligned with the cut-a-way on the under- Gravity 0.5 bar + White 8 litre limiter Grey 6 litre limiter (5 metre head +) side of the handle. See below. 8. Carefully operate the valve via the handle to ensure the correct Mains (1.5 to 10 bar) Unvented hot water stor- White 8 litre limiter Grey 6 litre limiter age system. (Shower coil) showering temperature has been achieved. Once satisfied Combi-Boiler screw the handle, back in position and reassemble the indice Instantaneous gas White 8 litre limiter Grey 6 litre limiter and carrier. It’s advisable that the ‘o’ ring on the carrier [used for Euphoria only] is greased before assembly water heater * for ease of removal next time. Electric Unvented Grey 6 litre limiter Nothing Instantaneous heater ** Any vented (open-outlet) Do not use with mixer valve. This would heater, gas or electric, e.g. be extremely dangerous. Normal electric shower SHOWER VALVE INSTALLATION : 5. Locate valve body onto the backplate and lock in position with the 4 grub screws provided. Exposed Shower : 6. Please note – Before connecting the inlet pipes you must read "TYPES OF INSTALLATION" to ensure Before mounting the exposed valve to the wall, the positioning for pipe work should be decided. Three inlet correct restrictors and filters are fitted. positions - top, bottom and rear are available simply by rotating the elbows in the valve body. With the elbow 7. Connect inlet pipes to the valve using the compression fittings on the elbows. Ensure the two lose flanges screwed fully against the valve body it can be unscrewed to suit existing pipe work with centres between are used to cover over the holes in the tiles around the exposed pipes. 143mm and 151mm, any adjustments should be made to both elbows. Both hot and cold supplies must be 8. Check joints are watertight. connected to the correct inlet ports identified. The Pegler valve is manufacture against a standard type of 9. Push in the four chrome plugs into the body holes. installation, which is for water supplies to be hot on the left and cold on the right when viewing the valve from the front. If your existing pipe work is "hot on the right, cold on the left," the valve can be rotated through MOUNTING – CONCEALED THERMOSTATIC SHOWER : 180°. The outlet adapter & blanking plug can be reversed to give top or bottom outlet as required. 1. Flush out pipe work before connecting the valve. 2. Screw in the four mounting pins provided, into the four holes located on the diameter of the valve at the Concealed Shower : rear end of the body. The holes in the pins should be then aligned parallel with the body. Before mounting the concealed valve to the wall, the positioning for pipe work should be decided. Three 3. Locate the valve in position and mark the holes of the mounting pins for drilling. Inlet positions - top, bottom and rear are available simply by rotating the elbows before tightening the elbow 4. Drill and plug the wall and secure the valve body in position with the four screws provided. (Depending nut. The valve body requires a hole depth of between 65mm to 95mm measured to the finished wall and on pipe layout/access it could be beneficial to connect the inlet pipes before securing the valve in the wall) 160mm max diameter, plus the depth of the retaining screws need to be taken into account when deciding 5. Please note – Before connecting the inlet pipes you must read "TYPES OF INSTALLATION" to ensure the valve positioning. It is essential that when installing a concealed mixing valve full access to the valve can correct restrictors and filters are fitted. be achieved for servicing purposes. For this reason the elbows provided are fitted with isolating valves which 6. Connect elbows to inlet nut using the ‘o’ ring to seal. Both elbow and seal are supplied lose. are essential to the installation. The inlet centres on all concealed models are fixed at 172mm. Rear access 7. Connect inlet pipes to valve elbows with compression fittings. to the valve is always preferred wherever possible (e.g. an airing cupboard or panelled wall), as this would 8. Ensure isolating valves in elbows are open. negate the need to disturb any tiling or decorative features at the front of the valve. 9. Check joints are watertight before making good the wall around the valve. 10.Fit seal onto concealing plate internal diameter. 11.Apply silicone to the back of the concealing plate [outer diameter] and lubricate the seal using washing up liquid or similar. 12.Assemble by pushing over the valve body and press up to the wall, remove any surplus silicone. SHOWER VALVE OPERATION : The handle adjusts temperature only. However first turning the handle anti-clockwise will switch on the water to the maximum flow. Further rotation will progressively increase the temperature to the maximum factory set temperature of 44°C (temperature measured with an open outlet.) Please note 44°C with an open outlet is described as water flowing straight from the valve. No hose or fixed pipe is involved. Once Please note – If you find that your installation will mean hot is on the right, cold is on the left, the valve will fitted with hose or concealed pipe work the outlet temperature will be less due to heat lost in its travel. need to be rotated through 180∞ before assembling to the wall. Remove the blanking plug and outlet adapter using a flat screwdriver and 12mm A/F Allen key respectively. A fully open valve will allow 247° of rotary movement for full operation. The temperature if required to be Please note - Failure to attach the correct feed to the correct inlet will cause valve malfunction. different from the factory set 44°C can be done so and set to your individual requirements. See MAX TEM- PERATURE SETTING. MOUNTING – EXPOSED THERMOSTATIC SHOWER : 1. Use the backplate as a template for the fixing holes. 2. Drill and plug the wall to suit screws provided. 3. Secure backplate to the wall. 4. Flush out pipe work before connecting the valve.