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Methven extends Aurajet range with new collection: Rua features unique square handset

* Methven-Aurajet1.jpgMethven, the global designer and manufacturer of premium showers and tapware, has launched the next phase of its Aurajet shower range with the release of the Rua collection.

Featuring Methven's patented Aurajet technology, the new Rua collection showcases an all new square handset design, enabling customers to enjoy Aurajet's immersive showering experience with a bold new aesthetic. The range consists of four products - a standalone handset, rail shower, hand shower and cool-to-touch bar mixer.

* Methven-Aurajet2.jpgAt just 7.5litres/min, the Rua handset's water flow rate is optimised to be Methven's most water efficient product ever whilst still delivering a luxurious spray performance. It is also limescale resistant and can be easily fitted to existing shower hoses by simply replacing the existing handset.

Meanwhile, the Rua Hand Shower features the Rua handset and hose attachment, plus a quick-fit wall connector for easy installation that ensures perfect alignment and a watertight seal, while the Rua Rail Shower comes complete with an 800mm rail with adjustable wall mounting brackets for easy retro-fitting to existing installation holes.

* Methven-Aurajet3.jpgIt also features a 1.5m twist-free, easy clean hose and chrome-plated soap dish.

Finally, the Rua Cool-to-Touch Bar Mixer features the square handset and Aurajet technology, in addition to thermostatic technology.

The bar shower's thermostatic mixing technology monitors and continually adjusts the temperature level preventing cold shocks or hot scalds and, in the event of cold water supply failure, the thermostat shuts off the hot water supply completely.

It also features an adjustable 38 degrees C temperature hot stop default safety setting, and the cool-to-touch technology ensures that the thermostatic bar design has an always-cool exterior, resulting in a safer shower environment for the entire family.

* Methven-Aurajet4.jpgAll products in the Rua collection are available in either chrome or white and chrome. All Rua handsets come with a lifetime warranty and are designed to perform at flow rates as low as 7.5litres/min. A 9litres/min flow restrictor is also included.

Rua is designed for high pressure systems above 1.0 bar.

"We're delighted to introduce our newest collection to the UK market," says Martin Walker, CEO at Methven UK.

"Our Aurajet technology is a firm favourite amongst our customers, who want stylish products that deliver invigorating showering experiences while also limiting water use, so we're confident the Rua collection, with its stylish square handset and water efficient credentials, will prove to be just as popular as our other award-winning products."

A pioneer in bathroom and kitchen for 130 years, Methven is New Zealand's oldest and largest designer of shower and tapware to builders, plumbers and consumers. Today, Methven is a world-class international business with proprietary technologies, shower systems and tapware ranges earning a reputation for innovation, high quality, and water and energy efficiency Methven has offices in New Zealand, Australia, the UK and the Far East.

Methven has won prestigious design awards worldwide for the innovative functionality and water and energy saving aspects of its products including the prestigious Red Dot, Best Design Award, German Design Award, Chicago Good Design Awards and Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Award.

In the UK, Methven acquired Deva in July 2007 and has since set about introducing its award-winning Satinjet range of water and energy saving showers to the UK and Irish markets, with great success. Since their launch, Satinjet designs have won a total of four British awards for their water and energy saving credentials, design and innovation. In 2015, Methven launched its latest shower technology - Aurajet.

With more than 50 employees, field based customer support and specification teams, Methven UK delivers the latest styles of showers, tapware and accessories, next day - nationwide.

For advice or technical support Methven UK provides a specially trained Customer Care Team and runs the Approved Plumbers Scheme to offer specialist on site support.

T: 0800 195 1602
W: www.methven.com

10th November 2017

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