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Foot valves and knee valves

Foot valves and knee valves are both used in commercial and industrial applications where hands free operation is essential, either for hygiene or safety. Both foot valves and knee valves can be used in combination with various stainless steel hand wash basins and wash troughs. The foot and knee valves supply only cold water or pre-mixed water. Pre-mixed water can be done through a thermostatic mixing valve such as the Meynell 15/3 (One or two adjacent basins) or Rada 222 DK (3-5 adjacent basins). Both thermostatic mixers will prevent hot water scalding thus protecting the user.

Floor mounted boxed foot valve

15mm BSP DZR brass floor mounted boxed foot valve. Ideal for industrial applications where workers are required to used safety shoes.  Used in more demanding applications.  Operates as a demand valve, so pressing the lever will allow water to pass through to the basin. Releasing the lever closes water flow. Activated with an inline demand metered valve. Pressure regulating valve and inline 15 mm strainer included.

Product code: C-BFV

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C-BFV

Wall mounted knee valve

15mm BSP DZR brass wall mounted knee valve. Ideal for industrial or commercial applications where the floor needs to be clear of obstacles.  Operates as a metered valve, so pressing the lever with your knee will allow water to pass through for about 8 seconds after which it will shut off automatically.

Always use an inline strainer to prevent dirt damaging the inside mechanism. Warranty is void if inline strainer is not used. Maximum pressure allowed is 5.5 bar. If you suspect higher pressures please install a pressure regulating valve.

Product code: C-KV

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C-KV – Knee operated demand valve
Always install an inline strainer and pressure regulating valve with this item

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Optional items for the knee and foot taps

Oval B Industrial wall hung hand wash basin

Wall mounted Oval-B stainless steel basin

34487000 thermostatic mixer for hands free basin

Thermostatic mixer to mix hot and cold water since the foot and knee valves use cold or pre-mixed water only. GR-THERM

Hands free basin tap replacement spout

Deck mounted spout to replace the taps

Inline strainer to keep dirt out of taps, mixers and valves

WC-STR-15
Inline 15mm strainer to keep dirt out of valves.
Included in C-BFV

Pressure release valve

WC-ECON-15G
Pressure reducing valve 1.5 – 5.5 bar
Included in C-BFV

WARNING: Foot and knee valves must be used with 15mm inline strainers to prevent dirt damaging the interior of mechanism. Warranty is void if no inline strainer is used.If you suspect the pressure exceeding 3-6 bar, please install a pressure regulating valve.