Is the whole shower safe?

- Jun 03, 2019-

Is the whole shower safe?


1. Shower room is a new industry in recent years. According to the statistics of furniture quality inspection department, there are thousands of enterprises producing integral shower rooms in China, but the production capacity is not uniform, and the state has not yet issued the compulsory standard of {TodayHot} Taiwan, so many manufacturers have passed the buck to consumers after the accident. Nevertheless, it is still found in the shower room area of the building materials market that many newly renovated families intend to buy shower rooms because of their good sealing and fashionable appearance. According to the sales staff, the price of shower house in the market varies from 2000 yuan to tens of thousands of yuan. The difference lies mainly in the quality of glass doors and accessories.


2. According to Article 6 of the Regulations on the Management of Building Safety Glass, which was implemented on January 1, 2004, safety glass (all toughened glass) must be used for window partition, bathroom enclosure and screen. In addition, the national standard stipulates that the self-detonation rate must be less than three thousandths.


3. But a distributor who specializes in bathroom equipment disclosed that most of the shower rooms sold on the market are produced by small workshops without production qualification, and then affixed with the brand of regular manufacturers and the "national inspection-free products" trademark; in order to reduce costs, many small manufacturers even use semi-toughened glass or hot-bending glass. These glass shower rooms, affected by external factors, such as hot water in winter or cold water in summer, may burst. Their broken glass ballast is not like toughened glass, there will be sharp edges, {HotTag} is very easy to hurt people. The safety performance of tempered glass produced by regular manufacturers is very high.