Material and function about choosing of kitchen faucets
Kitchen faucet is ordinary product in our daily life, and it is also an important product in our kitchen. With the development of kitchen faucets, there are more and more brands of kitchen faucets in the market now, and have different kinds of material and design. So consumers may feel difficult during the purchasing time. Don't worry. I will teach you how to choose the kitchen faucets according to the material.
The development history of kitchen faucet material
With the development of economy and scientist, modern kitchen faucets used cast iron, plastic, brass, zinc alloy, ceramic, stainless steel and other material to cast the faucet body. But the iron casting kitchen faucet has been gradually phased out, while the plastic kitchen faucets is used in some special areas. For home using, the most common material of kitchen faucets is brass, stainless steel, zinc alloy and ceramic. But the zinc alloy kitchen faucet is harm for people's health, so it is out of sight. However the ceramic kitchen faucet and stainless steel faucet have different advantages, but the price of these style is too high, and is hard to produce, so the kinds and numbers is very small. At last, brass kitchen faucet has dominant position for the affordable feature in the faucet material industry.
Stainless steel kitchen faucet is Pb free, has many advantages such as acid-proof, anti-alkali, anti-corrosion, does not release harmful substances and can not pollute the water. It is understood that the 304 stainless steel do not need electroplated finish and just need polished finish to show the bright color of stainless steel. However, stainless steel its hardness, toughness, solvent casting and copper is much greater than the cutting processing difficulty and high cost.