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Thermostatic Mixing Valve maintenance

Thermostatic Mixing Valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

~Five year service kit and element replacement on Aquablend thermostatic mixing valve~ To prevent scalding, Australian law requires hot water from taps to be delivered at no more than 50°C (45°C in child care centres, nursing homes, primary schools, secondary schools and the like) at the outlet of sanitary fixtures, BUT, by Victorian State Law…

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It’s TMV testing day at a hospital

Thermostatic Mixing Valves | Tomlinson Plumbing | Geelong | Torquay | Ocean Grove | Barwon Heads

  It’s TMV testing day at a hospital. The thermostatic mixing valve, or TMV, blends hot and cold water, so that a safe, constant temperature of water is delivered to the user, whilst also allowing any stored water to remain at a temperature that inhibits the growth of bacteria.  It’s an amazing piece of engineering…

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Thermostatic Mixing Valves (TMV) = Hot Water Safety

Thermostatic Mixing Valves | Geelong | Torquay | Barwon Heads | Ocean Grove

Thermostatic Mixing Valves – Geelong, Torquay, Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove & surrounding areas The thermostatic mixing valve, or TMV, blends hot and cold water, so that a safe, constant temperature of water is delivered to the user, whilst also allowing any stored water to remain at a temperature that inhibits the growth of bacteria.  It’s…

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Thermostatic Mixing Valves #lifesavers

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Every year in Australia, an average of 1,800 children suffer scald burns requiring hospital admission. Of these, approximately 1 in 5 are due to exposure to hot tap water. Scalding can be very severe and sometimes fatal. At 60°C, hot water will cause a third-degree burn in less than 1 second.  At 50°C, hot water…

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