Who owns Santec faucets?

Who owns Santec faucets?

Nicholas Chen
Santec, Inc. and Vissoni, Inc. are two California companies, founded and owned by Nicholas Chen, that assemble and finish faucets and showers from parts and components sourced globally.

Are valve cartridges universal?

Cartridges aren’t interchangeable among different faucets, so if you decide you need a replacement, you need to know its part number so you can order it from your plumbing supplier or online.

How do you remove the handle on a Santec faucet?

1. – Remove the pre-assembled handle trim (3) and top lock nut and washer (5) from the valve body. Use the medium Allen Key (16) to loosen the handle top. For proper turning direction, the cold valve (9) should be installed on the right side and hot valve (8) on the left side looking from the front.

How do I know what cartridge fits my faucet?

Use a caliper or ruler and measure the cartridge. Do this by measuring from the base to the tip (from seat to splines). Pay attention to the length tier of your cartridge (Lengths range from 1–12).

How do I know what faucet stem to Buy?

  1. It is easiest for us to identify your stem or handle needs by measuring your stem from the left where the washer is attached to the right where the handle fits on the knurled end (The Broached end).
  2. Broached ends are unique by manufacturer and is critical when identifying your stem or cartridge.

How long should a kitchen faucet cartridge last?

between 15 and 20 years
How Long Do Faucet Cartridges Last? Both kitchen and bathroom faucets have a lifespan of between 15 and 20 years. This means that the cartridge these faucets come with have a similar lifespan.

Are hot and cold faucet cartridges different?

A hot cartridge opens or turns on the water by moving in the counter-clockwise direction. A cold cartridge opens or turns on the water by moving in the clockwise direction.