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Is the shower hose universal?

Update:10 Sep 2021

The shower hose is universal, because the water pipelin […]

The shower hose is universal, because the water pipeline in our country has a fixed industry standard for a long time, so the size of the water pipe is uniform.

1. The important point when purchasing hoses is that the specifications and dimensions of the shower hose must be consistent with the shower. The general dimensions are 14 mm, 16 mm, 17 mm and 18 mm in outer diameter. When buying hoses, you can take old hoses with you. Compare buying new hoses, so you can make comparisons better.

2. Sprinkler hoses include metal hoses, braided hoses, and PVC reinforced hoses. Different materials vary greatly, of course, there is no absolute answer to which one is better. Several materials can be compared when purchasing a hose. The key surface is flatness, uniform clearance, smooth hand feeling, natural expansion, firm structure, and strong damage resistance.

3. Pay attention to the maintenance of the shower hose. Most of the shower hose leaks are related to improper use. The leaking area is often the part that is often bent. These parts are subject to huge force for a long time, so they are easily damaged. Therefore, when using the shower, try not to bend too much, and remember to hang it when not in use, so that the shower hose maintains a natural stretched state. The use temperature of the shower hose should not exceed 70°C. High temperature and ultraviolet light will greatly accelerate the aging of the shower and shorten the service life of the shower. Therefore, the shower should be installed as far away as possible from the heater and other electrical heat sources. The shower can not be installed directly under the Yuba, the distance should be more than 60 cm.

What kind of material is the shower hose?

1. Metal

Metal shower hose mainly refers to a spiral corrugated pipe; the other is an annular corrugated pipe. The metal hose spiral corrugated pipe is a tube-shaped shell with corrugations arranged in a spiral shape. There is a spiral angle between two adjacent corrugations. All the corrugations can be connected by a spiral wire for processing. Made with good elasticity and rigidity, it is very easy to use.

2. Rubber

The rubber shower hose mainly uses steel wire braided hose, which is composed of inside and outside, which is very practical, and there is no problem of water leakage. It has a long service life, waterproof and anti-corrosion. It is a very good shower hose. Material.

3. Stainless steel

Stainless steel hose mainly refers to the hose made of 304 stainless steel or 301 stainless steel. Purpose: Used as a wire protection for automatic instrument signals. Stainless steel hose assembly. Stainless steel hose assembly hose. The stainless steel hose used to protect the precision optical ruler and the sensing circuit. It has good flexibility, corrosion resistance, high temperature resistance, abrasion resistance, tensile resistance and water resistance. And provide a certain shielding effect.


Sprinkler hose purchase skills

1. Look at the surface

Although the surface of the shower hose of each brand looks similar, if you observe carefully, you will find that the surface of the shower hose of the brand is flat, the gap is evenly distributed, the hand feels smooth, and the shower is of good quality. The outer surface of the hose is stainless steel. The advantage of this material is that it can not only protect the inner tube, but also play a certain anti-explosion effect.

2. Look at the material

Since we use cold and hot water when bathing, the faucet plays a role in regulating the water temperature, while the shower hose plays an important role in connecting the shower and the faucet. The use of hot and cold water needs to pass through the shower hose, so the shower hose has higher requirements on the material. The material of the inner tube of the hose is preferably EPDM. The advantage of this material is that it is resistant to aging and heat, and it is not easy to expand and deform.

3. Look at flexibility

Since we often pull the hose when we take a bath, it is convenient for us to take a bath or use it in different positions, so when we buy a hose, we should choose a flexible material. For example, a hose made of EPDM rubber is more flexible. It is not easy to deform when pulled, and it is easy to return to its original state. The outer tube of the shower hose is better made of 304 stainless steel, so that the stability and flexibility of the hose are guaranteed.

4. Look at the tightness

Finally, we also need to see whether it is tightly connected to the shower and faucet interface, and whether the airtightness is good. If the tightness of the joints at both ends of the hose is not good, then we are prone to water leakage during use, and there will be certain safety hazards. Good quality hose joints are made of all copper, the thickness of the interface and the solid gasket inside are very sturdy and durable, and the appearance is also equipped with a good rubber gasket, which has a better leak-proof effect.

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