Introduction to the history and development of faucet

- Jan 22, 2018 -

Faucet is the common name of the water valve, used to control the size of the water switch, a water-saving effect. Faucet replacement rate is very fast, from the development of the old cast iron process to electroplating knob-type, but also to the development of single-temperature stainless steel single faucet, double-temperature stainless steel dual-control faucet, kitchen semi-automatic faucet. Now, more and more consumers choose faucets, from the material, function, shape and other aspects to consider.

Brief introduction

The earliest appeared in the 16th century, with bronze casting, the main role is to control the size of water outlet switch and water flow. Early faucet is spiral lift, to the market most of the ceramic spool faucet, spiral lift has basically been eliminated.

1.[Stopcock] : Off or adjust (through pipe) the flow of water's tap

2.[Swivel]∶Rotary joint placed between mud pump hose and rotary drill pipe

3.[Faucet; Bibcock;Water tap]∶With the lever and the eccentric switch control leader

History of development

Istanbul faucet first appeared in the 16th century, four or five hundred years earlier than Beijing.

Before the faucet appeared, the wall of the water fountain was inlaid with a beast-shaped, usually made of stone, a small number of "water nozzles" made of metal, from which the water that flowed was always not Add any control of the long flowing water. In order to avoid wasting water and solving the continuous shortage of water resources, people have developed faucets.

The original faucet was cast with bronze and later switched to cheaper brass. Some faucets are simple and practical, while others are very decorative. Faucets of various shapes, such as snakes, dragon shapes, ram heads, geometric shapes, or flower shapes, all reflect the architectural style of the era. Faucets in the palace and other important buildings are mostly silver, silver or bronze, and carved. Between the 18th and 19th centuries, faucets made for courthouses and luxury houses placed more emphasis on decorativeness, rendering them so much more pragmatic as decorative ones that they were handicrafts too.

Inside the palace, the street, the fountain on the wall or outside the mosque can still see a variety of ancient faucets. However, only by visiting the faucet museum can we truly understand how the decorative nature of the Ottoman faucet outweighs its practicality. This faucet museum belongs to E.C.A., a faucet-making company in Turkey. One of the collection of Ottoman faucets, the exquisite workmanship was beyond my expectations. However, for ease of maintenance, these faucets were originally designed to be easily disassembled, thus causing the faucet to disperse. Many existing faucets have been hard pressed to figure out which buildings they originally belonged to. We can only guess: is the court? Regal home? Or on the street? Ordinary people home?

Into the twenty-first century, the consumer market has undergone tremendous changes, the material wealth has given birth to the world-wide trend of thought of life, many consumers began to taste of life has its own unique understanding and rights and interests, they elevate refined life, Materialism, cultural taste, personality, self and other flags, to create their own perfect living space, many families in the past to buy a tap, simply think "can be used on the line." Today, with the increasingly obvious home improvement style, bathroom space began to express individuality everywhere, in order to create personalized bathroom space, from the tap, washbasin, shower accessories to the bathroom, the unique design, everywhere reveals the personality and extraordinary The taste of classic art design break through the usual way of thinking, the tap as a work of art combined to bring a bit of cultural atmosphere to the bathroom. Under this new concept of consumption, art faucets give users the taste and appreciation of value. Art faucets add a rich and humane design, subdivide the customer base and focus on the actual needs of different age groups, such as the "Dragon" Modeling, giving a sense of good fortune, so get the middle-aged and elderly groups love, children have also begun to become the target customers bathroom, they have completely different needs and demands of adults, according to the special needs of children to meet the children's Emotions, designed such as small rabbits, mice and other cartoon style concept, loved by children, as well as people and plants, etc. also make female friends love. Thus the broad prospects of the consumer market.

Electric faucet

Electric faucet, also known as hot tap or fast faucet, including the faucet body and flow control switch, the faucet body has a heating chamber and electrical control chamber, separated by a sealing plate, the electrical control chamber has a heating circuit, the heating chamber The utility model is characterized in that the heating pipe is an insulated heating pipe; the insulated heating pipe is provided with a heating pipe, the heating pipe power is generally 2-3KW, and the heating water can be heated for 3-5 seconds, and the heating pipe is connected with the heating circuit; Insulation for water and electricity isolated insulated tube; faucet body most of the high temperature engineering plastic type, a small number of all metal type; electrical control chamber with an insulating water pressure switch. Heating circuit with electrical switches, and the end of the insulating water pressure switch is connected, off hydropower, equipped with a temperature controller and anti-dry device, but also with leakage protection switch.

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