With the progress and development of the times, the faucet is updated very quickly. From the old cast iron process to the development of electroplating knob type, and the development of stainless steel single-temperature single-control. Now in many families, use stainless steel dual-temperature dual-control faucet, also appeared in the kitchen combination faucet.
Today, the editor of the famous brand of Chinese faucets will tell you how to choose a faucet in the market in 2017?
Look At The Appearance: The Plating Should Be Shiny As A Mirror
After the faucet grinding and polishing molding, the surface should be plated with nickel or chromium to prevent the faucet from oxidation, after which the faucet is subjected to a medium-sized hydrochloric acid test. After the test, the plating should be rust-free within a certain period of time. It is understood that only through the neutral salt spray test faucet can be factory.
Consumers in the purchase, it is best to place the faucet in a well-lit place to see. Faucet surface should be bright as a mirror, without any oxidation spots, scorch marks, no porosity, no blistering, no leakage of plating, uniform color. Feel with your hands without burrs, grit. After pressing the faucet with your fingers, fingerprints quickly disperse, and not easily attached to dirt.
Turn The Handle: Feel Light Spool Good
Common faucet valve spool has a steel ball spool and ceramic spool. Steel ball spool has a good resistance to pressure, but the disadvantage is that the sealing role of the rubber ring easy to lose, will soon be aging. Compared with steel ball spool, ceramic spool is more heat-resistant and wear-resistant. At the same time, the ceramic valve itself has good sealing performance. Therefore, it can achieve a high number of open resistance, not due to spool wear caused by dripping spout. The use of ceramic spool faucet, feel more comfortable, smooth, and open, close quickly.
As the spool in the faucet inside, consumers can not see the spool when buying, but consumers can turn the handle according to the feel, to simply judge the spool good or bad. Generally speaking, consumers up, down, left, right turn the handle. If you feel light, no sense of stagnation, it means that the spool is better.
Recognize The Brand: Choose The Brand After-Sales Service Is More Secure
Finally, consumers should go to the regular market and supermarkets to buy brand faucets. Brand goods have the manufacturer’s brand logo, informal products or quality products are often only paste some paper labels, or even without any mark. Faucet box should also have the manufacturer’s brand logo, quality assurance certificate and after-sales service card.
To Test The Book: Quality Is More Guaranteed
Generally speaking, consumers can use the method of estimating the weight to identify when buying and selling. Brass is heavier and harder, and zinc alloy is lighter and softer. But Cuda decorative main material department experts believe that should not determine the quality of the faucet by weight alone good or bad. “Because some manufacturers by increasing the wall thickness of the faucet or adding other metal materials, can also make the faucet weigh heavier”. Consumers are best to ask the sales staff for the product test report. If the test report found that the product qualified, “not a big problem”.
In addition, consumers should choose a more durable overall cast faucet. The overall cast faucet knocking up a more dull sound. Consumers in the purchase, by knocking the faucet to determine whether the faucet is cast as a whole.
Test Water Flow: Foam Rich And Soft That The Bubbler Is Better
Consumers in the purchase, should try to choose a faucet with a bubbler, and feel the water flow by hand touch. Water flow with soft and foam (water bubble content) rich, that means the bubbler quality is better. Bubbler generally needs six layers, it is usually composed of metal mesh (part of the plastic). The water flow through the mesh will be cut into a large number of interspersed with air in the small column of water, so that the water does not splash around.