Quality & Engineering 2018 by Waterworks

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waterworks designs with the mind of an engineer and the eye of an artist from inception to installation we produce an uncompromising collaboration of absolute function and exquisite form all waterworks products are precisely engineered and expertly manufactured and with plumbing a core business we are particularly focused on the technical excellence consistency accuracy and practicality of every component and assembly we make for over 30 years waterworks has demonstrated that quality behind the wall is as important as beauty on the surface we trust that this book dedicated to our fittings expertise illustrates our commitment to providing the highest standards for all who work and live with our products w w w.wat erworks c o m

accessible our specialized mounting tabs secure valve for stability and ease of installation engineered to the extreme waterworks engineers guide every product through a multi-stage process that begins with a hand-drawn sketch and moves through 3-d computer modeling prototypes and tooling until we achieve a state-of-the-art finished product convenient removable screens simplify cleaning streamlined integrated check valves prevent crossover to create a safe controlled and consistent showering experience precise bi-metal sensor regulates water temperature to desired levels and provides anti-scald protection even as household and commercial water demands fluctuate secure hot limit safety stop adds further temperature control and protection this focus on invention and advanced engineering creates products that deliver more than may ever be needed—the ability to withstand 500 psi or last beyond 500,000 uses—but that we deem necessary → performance-driven functionality

the art of authenticity waterworks products are designed to stand the tests of time we combine the latest technology with the world’s most time-honored manufacturing techniques and authentic raw materials to produce lasting reliability and beauty our factories are characterized by their → shared commitment to outstanding quality detail and durability → skilled artisans and technicians with years of training and decades of experience → long rich histories spanning up to 100 years in business → best-in-class processes from automated casting and forging machines to precise robotic machining with tolerances of ± .05mm and meticulous electroplating finishing technology → quality materials including 0.25 low-lead brass ceramic 18-8 grade stainless steel and premium finish options such as gold silver and carbon in the details it is the merging of modern technology and old-world craftsmanship that distinguishes the look feel and function of

put to the test the r.w atlas kitchen mixer testing the measure of quality at our factories through third-party agencies and in our own quality control labs we test components and products over and over prior to shipping to our clients a single part can go through dozens of inspection points during manufacturing assembly and pre-shipping reviews from repetitive leak testing and robust plating controls to the innovative and protective packaging of our assemblies waterworks takes every measure possible to guarantee the highest levels of quality 1 raw brass is verified daily for composition 2 manual and dimensional inspections are made after machining casting or bending operations 3 spouts are 100 verified through a preliminary leak test 4 after plating finish a secondary detailed visual inspection is conducted 5 plating finish is tested for corrosion adhesion and thickness 6 finishing materials and chemicals are verified for composition 7 parts are assembled and verified with a final

to code our products are approved for a variety of voluntary and mandatory compliance standards and certifications including the seals of approval as a leader waterworks invests extensively in auditing our factories and products to ensure they meet or surpass industry standards this means that all materials brought into our factories have certificates authenticating their composition every component is inspected and the entire production process is evaluated by independent certification and testing laboratories 8 w w w.wat erworks comwww.wat erworks c o m

the green standard examples of our factories’ sustainability practices include a positive impact disposable is not in our vocabulary we champion sustainable practices with our commitment to creating extraordinarily durable products—made from genuine materials—that will be enjoyed from one generation to the next our factories employ numerous environmental controls such as building energy-efficient facilities manufacturing with solar power repurposing metal and eliminating industrial waste we further support sustainability by producing and using various packaging materials that incorporate post-consumer recycled paper solar-powered manufacturing full and clean recycling of brass finishing procedures that reduce water consumption by 80 and produce zero waste water innovative facilities lighting that cuts consumption by 50 energy-efficient buildings that meet european thermal regulation standards industrial waste reduction methods not a drop wasted brass excess is

an exploded view the easton classic gooseneck lavatory faucet the power of practical our comprehensive support materials provide professional designers and contractors with the precise tools they need to specify install and service our products each well-illustrated and easyto-follow document is produced for clarity and accuracy by our engineers technicians quality assurance and service teams in addition to being shipped with our products these support materials are conveniently available at waterworks.com → installation guidelines → specification sheets → service parts manuals → care cleaning documents → qr codes for quick digital access → waterworks warranty w w w.wat erworks c o m

start to finish waterworks provides knowledgeable personalized and responsive support the astoria cross handle ordering a dedicated client service representative confirms your order details and delivery arrangements within 24 hours at your service everything waterworks does—from designing proprietary products to writing detailed installation guidelines—is focused on creating an outstanding experience for all of our clients the fact is that many of our engineers technicians and associates began their careers in the plumbing field so whether working with a contractor installer designer or homeowner we tap into decades of practical experience and expertise to provide the most informed and professional service possible this is our commitment to you from the moment a project begins to years after the installation is complete 14 ww selection an experienced showroom consultant assists with design product selection and project planning installation expert in-house support staff

contact showrooms boutique partners for further information atlanta 1 west paces ferry rd atlanta,ga 30305 p 404.266.1080 f 404.266.9055 birmingham al lajolla,ca jacksonville,fl jupiter,fl tampa.fl west palm beach,fl ketchum,id lexington,ky louisville,ky bloomfield hills,mi harbor springs,mi minneapolis,mn st louis,mo charlotte nc raleigh.nc columbus,oh cleveland,oh oklahoma city,ok portland,or charleston,sc hardeeville,sc austin,tx san antonio,tx salt lake city,ut bellevue,wa jackson,wy calgary,ab,canada toronto,on,canada vancouver,bc,canada montreal,qc,canada munich de,germany please contact a waterworks sales consultant at a nearby location or call us at 800.899.6757 for a waterworks sales consultant outside of our markets international inquiries or direct sales please call our catalog team at 800.899.6757 or our uk showroom at +44 0207.384.4000 for an online catalog please go to waterworks.com boston one design center place,suite 147 boston,ma 02210 p 617.951.2496 f 617.951.2498