Caroma announces the release of its first thermostatic mixing valve, a
new high performance product setting the benchmark for functionality,
reliability and safety.
Part of Caroma’s extensive product portfolio, the new TMV20 is designed
to comply with AS4032.1, and prevents scalding in healthcare and commercial
applications by regulating the flow of hot and cold water.
Caroma’s TMV20 thermostatic mixing valves are recommended for hospitals,
aged care facilities and childcare centres where safety and water temperature
control are important requirements.
Dr Steve Cummings, Research and Development Manager at Caroma explains
that the new thermostatic mixing valve offers the ideal solution for healthcare
and commercial applications. Rigorous testing and in-depth research and
development collaboration preceded the development of the first Caroma TMV.
He adds that the TMV20 is designed to suit Australian conditions and features
a unique removable cartridge system for quick and simple onsite servicing, minimising
disruption to the facility and saving time.
Key features of Caroma’s TMV20 thermostatic mixing valves include
ability to service multiple outlets simultaneously; safe supply of 42L/min of
mixed water to ±2°C within a range of inlet pressures and temperatures; assured
protection against scalding by providing a rapid shutdown of mixed water flow
from the outlet; unique thermostatic cartridge design replaceable as a
complete, integrated unit for ease of maintenance; and anti-scaling coating
applied to all brass components within the cartridge for durability in hard
The core range of Caroma’s TMV20 thermostatic mixing valves provides
greater installation options with four boxed configurations comprising of Standard
Bottom Inlet, Standard Top Inlet, Standard Bottom Inlet with Bypass and
Standard Top Inlet with Bypass. Caroma TMV20 is supported by a comprehensive
spare parts offer, ensuring quick and easy maintenance to provide a total
Caroma’s TMV20 can be supplied with a complete stainless steel housing
unit available with either a removable lockable hinged door or a removable
lockable cover panel, suitable for a concealed or exposed wall mounting.