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What are the faucet materials and which one is more suitable for your home

Posted on December 17 2022

The faucet is one of the necessary hardware for our decoration. The quality of the faucet is often related to the quality of our water. With the development of science and technology, the materials of faucets have changed from cast iron and plastic to alloy, ceramic and stainless steel. The increase of materials also makes people fall into the obstacle of choice. Faucets of different materials have different advantages and disadvantages. Which kind of faucet material is better?

What are the faucet materials?

  1. Iron faucet

Cast iron spiral lift faucet, because this type of faucet is an old-fashioned cast iron water appliance, not only needs to rotate multiple turns in use to release a certain amount of tap water, but also causes a lot of unnecessary waste in use, and this type of faucet is due to the rotation The head gasket is easy to "loose". After a long time of use, the faucet is prone to leaking water, which also causes a certain amount of waste of water. In addition, the cast iron faucet is easy to rust, and the water quality itself is easy to be polluted during transmission. The gasket of the faucet is easily damaged. It causes lax closure and water leakage. In addition, its production process is backward, the valve body is rough, and the valve body is easy to rust, resulting in poor water quality.

  1. All copper faucet

All pure copper faucets are made of pure copper, and the surface is chrome-plated. It is more shiny when used, and it can also improve the anti-wear and anti-corrosion performance. Designed with a longer service life, the water outlet of the pure copper faucet is softened and filtered with a unique bubbler, so that the water will not overflow when it comes out.

  1. All-plastic faucet

Plastic faucets are generally PVC faucets. Features: small plastic faucets, with corrosion resistance, anti-aging, no rust, non-toxic, tasteless, high pressure resistance, light weight, simple and so on.

  1. Stainless steel faucet

Stainless steel faucets do not contain lead, are resistant to acid and alkali, and are not easy to corrode. The hardness and toughness are more than twice that of copper faucets, but the hardness, toughness and cutting process are more difficult than copper faucets, and the cost is high.

  1. Zinc alloy faucet

Zinc alloy faucets are harmful to the human body. The shell is easily corroded and broken after being impacted by water. The surface is white after grinding. At present, it is generally made of sand casting and machine die-casting, and the interior is smooth and flat.

  1. Ceramic faucet

As the name suggests, ceramic faucets are products made of ceramics. Compared with other faucets, ceramic faucets have the advantages of no rust, no oxidation, and no wear and tear. Matching, adding the artistic sense of ceramics, bringing out the high-end temperament of the bathroom.

  1. Jade faucet

The jade faucet inherits the unique noble and elegant temperament of jade. It uses beige topaz, Afghan sapphire, ivory jade and white marble as the shell, and uses welded copper tubes inside.

What kind of faucet is good

  1. Copper faucet

Copper faucets have good corrosion resistance, and also have the advantages of safety, fire prevention, health care, etc., and copper ions also have the effect of sterilization and disinfection. However, the inside of the copper is relatively rough. You can observe the inside of the faucet. You can grind the inconspicuous places to see the brass color, and there is no problem. At present, copper is a more suitable material for faucets.

  1. Ceramic faucet

In recent years, faucets made of ceramic materials have become very popular. The ceramic valve core is a new generation of valve core material, which has good sealing performance, stable physical properties, and long service life. Generally, it can be used for more than 10 years. It also has the characteristics of no rust, no oxidation, and no wear and tear. In addition, the ceramic faucet has a generous and beautiful appearance, which can set off the atmosphere of the entire space.

  1. Stainless steel faucet

Stainless steel faucet is also a popular kind of faucet. The stainless steel faucet does not contain lead, is resistant to acid and alkali, and is not easy to corrode. The water flowing out of the stainless steel faucet is healthy, hygienic and pollution-free. In addition, its hardness and toughness are more than twice as high as copper faucets, but the hardness, toughness and cutting process are more difficult than copper faucets, and the cost is high, so the price of stainless steel faucets is also relatively high.

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