Is Astracast still trading?
Astracast, once one of the biggest brands of sinks and taps in the UK, has collapsed into administration once again.
What are Astracast sinks made of?
Astracast has been a leader in the manufactured kitchen sinks, taps and accessories industry for over 29 years, providing sinks made of Stainless Steel, Composite Granite and Ceramic.
Who took over Astracast?
Founded in 1984, the Astracast sink brand has been acquired by the former managing director of Cooper Callas Darren Cooper.
Who owns Astracast sink?
Darren Cooper (pictured), the owner of sinks and taps firm Astracast, has registered a new company called Astrasinks. The company was incorporated on November 29 at Companies House and lists Cooper as a director and major shareholder.
What is the difference between a monobloc tap and a mixer tap?
Bathroom basin mixer taps are very similar to a monobloc tap, but have separate controls for the hot and cold water. They come in both modern and classic designs, as well as two-hole and three-hole styles.
How do you stop a mixer tap from dripping?
How to Fix a Leaking Mixer Tap
- Turn Off Your Water Supply.
- Remove Plastic Cap/Cover.
- Remove the Grub Screw & Handle.
- Remove Chrome Dress Ring & Retaining Nut.
- Replace the Cartridge.
- Reassemble the Mixer & Turn On Water Supply.
What is Teflite?
Material: Teflite, an injection moulded polypropylene material. Stain, scratch and heat resistant.
How do you stop a kitchen mixer tap from dripping?
How does a monobloc mixer tap work?
How do Monoblock Taps Work? The monoblock is a very clever piece of design technology which allows both the hot and cold feed to enter the base, or block of the tap. The temperature is then “mixed” by the operation of the tap valve or handles.
Why is my mixer tap dripping?
A damaged or loosened tap washer is likely to be the reason you have a dripping tap. All you need to do to replace it is unscrew or slide off the original washer and screw or slide on a new one. Make sure it is tight and an exact fit for your tap.
How do I know what tap cartridge to buy?
How do I determine the thread size? Once you have removed the ceramic tap cartridge you will need to identify the thread size. In the UK 95% of taps are either BSP 1/2″ (Basin size) or 3/4″ (Bath size).
What is the difference between Tectonite and Fragranite?
Fragranite is germ proof, scratch proof, impact proof, stain proof, heat proof and the colour will not fade during the life time of the sink. Techonite is a new generation synthetic material which makes sinks that are are very elegant, durable and easy to clean.
Where can I buy astracast kitchen tap cartridges?
At Kitchenspareparts.co.uk we have a large range of Astracast kitchen tap cartridges available. If you cant see the Astracast cartridge you are looking for or struggling to identify your cartridge send an email to [email protected] and we will try and help you identify the correct part.
What is Astral monobloc mixertap?
This low pressure Astral Monobloc mixertap offers modern contemporary styling, smooth design lines and with easy to control ceramic disc valves, functionality in abundance. DIAGRAM REF: X1.
What if I cant see my astracast cartridge?
If you cant see the Astracast cartridge you are looking for or struggling to identify your cartridge send an email to [email protected] and we will try and help you identify the correct part.
What is the best low pressure mixertap for at1156?
This low pressure Astral Monobloc mixertap offers modern contemporary styling, smooth design lines and with easy to control ceramic disc valves, functionality in abundance. DIAGRAM REF: X1. Suitable for AT1156 and AT1157