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Methven set to turn showering on its head with launch of Aurajet technology
Methven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has developed a pioneering new showering technology. Exclusively engineered for Methven's striking new Aio range, the patented Aurajet technology delivers superior spray, maximum warmth and offers an unparalleled showering experience.
Methven's latest innovation was developed following extensive research into consumer showering preferences, taking the science of showering to new levels by using water deflection to create fan-shaped sheets of water. The showerhead's hidden nozzles generate single jets of water that hit precisely-engineered surfaces to produce a wide, even shower spray with no gaps and enhanced droplet density.
Aurajet delivers up to 20% more total spray force and double the water coverage on the skin than traditional showers - yet uses as little water as nine litres per minute, continuing Methven's commitment to savings on water and energy bills for consumers. With greater spray force and body coverage, the shower also offers increased warmth.
Methven has integrated its ground-breaking Aurajet technology into a stunning new shower collection, Aio. Referencing the company's New Zealand heritage, the word 'Aio' translates to 'Be calm, at peace.'
Incorporating high-end aesthetics and a stylish halo handset design, the Aurajet Aio is engineered from high quality materials, offering consumers a lifetime warranty to guarantee performance. Using an engineered polymer with hydrophobic properties and silicon rubber nozzles, the Aurajet technology also reduces hard water build-up and resists the accumulation of limescale.
The introduction of Aurajet technology into the market firmly cements Methven's place as the industry leader in shower innovation. Of the five global shower spray technologies available to consumers, (Traditional needle jet, Aerated, Conical, Collisionetics: (Satinjet) and Deflective: Aurajet), Methven exclusively manufactures, retails and owns the patents to two - Satinjet and Aurajet.
The range includes a handset; a wall shower on a short arm; a hi-rise shower; a hand shower with hose, wall outlet and parking bracket; a rail shower and a thermostatic cool to touch bar shower and kit.
"We are thrilled to announce the launch of our ground-breaking patented shower technology - Aurajet," says David Banfield, Group CEO of Methven. "In our ever increasingly hectic lives, the bathroom is the one room where we can retreat, shut the door, take time out and be ourselves.
"With this in mind, we wanted to create a shower that not only looks great in the bathroom, but gives a divine and luxurious experience unlike any other available on the market. We think it will go down as one of the most significant developments in shower design and technology in history."
The range will be complemented by a range of taps.
6th March 2015