Douglas Delabie, the specialist supplier of thermostatic control solutions and accessories for the commercial market, has introduced the ES L Pattern TMV (thermostatic mixing valve).
The company says this anti-scald TMV device is up to 40% quicker to install.
It's designed for use with wash hand basins, showers and bidets in higher risk and healthcare applications.
"Annually, around 600 people suffer severe bath scald scalds. 75% of these are children.
Daily, a child under five with serious scalding hot bath water injuries is admitted to hospital. While, each year some 15 pensioners die from bath water burns," says Bob Purdom, Douglas Delabie's commercial director.
"But, scaldings are wholly avoidable by installing a TMV."
He continues, "This simple, effective anti-scald solution can be quickly, and easily, installed to new and refurbished homes."
"The TMV enables bath tap water temperature to be set to a maximum temperature pf 44-46 degrees C. This would allow everyone to safely have a hot bath whilst minimising scalding risk."
BuildCert TMV3 Scheme approved, and independently tested and certified toNHS Estates DO8 specification, the ES TMV is ideal for reducing temperatures in any situation where normal hot water at 60 degreesC may accidentally scald and cause burns.
The device can be installed in-line to simplify and reduce fitting time.
Â ES8015 'L' pattern TMV
With its unique 'L' pattern and minimal joints. it's appropriate for retrofit work.
Its use in showers, basins, bidets and baths ensures washing safety in schools, sports centres, factories, prisons and commercial buildings.
Providing precise, stable hot water temperature controls, the anti-scald temperature is set under the cap with an Allen key (but for total safety a cold water failsafe check must be carried out by the installer onfitting's completion).
High and Low Pressure “bidet. High and Low Pressure“ washbasin. High and Low Pressure “shower. High Pressure“ bath-fill T44.