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Single Impeller Shower Pumps

A single impeller shower pump is a valuable addition to your bathroom if you suffer from low water pressure in your home. Single impeller shower pumps are designed to pump one water supply, either hot, cold or pre-mixed to create that extra improvement in the flow of showers. These single impeller shower pumps are only suitable for gravity fed systems which are fed from a header tank. The majority of times single impeller shower pumps are installed on the domestic hot water side of gravity fed systems, when the cold is fed directly off the mains supply. They can also be installed after the shower mixing valve and before the shower head, but remember both hot and cold supplies need to come from their respective storage tanks. View our range of single impeller shower pumps and find the perfect match for your home from our selection of positive and negative head shower pumps.

Which Brands of Single Impeller Shower Pumps are Available?

  • Salamander Single Impeller Shower Pump
  • Stuart Turner Single Impeller Shower Pump
  • Triton Single Impeller Shower Pump
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How does a Single Impeller Shower Pump work?

In order for these single impeller shower pumps to work efficiently the water in the home needs to move in the direction of gravity (downward) to create a sufficient boost to your shower. The sensors within the shower pumps are activated by different sensors depending on whether the pump is a positive or negative head. These single impeller pumps react automatically when the shower valve opens and closes or another outlet such as a tap is opened or closed.

What Type of Single Impeller Shower Pumps are Available?

Positive Head Shower Pump

Positive head single impeller shower pumps feed water outlets such as shower heads and taps, which have a ‘positive’ location. In the case of your shower this means that your shower head is below the level of the cold water storage tank. The pump is activated by the gravity allowing the flow of water to reach the pump as the shower is turned on and then deactivated once the shower is turned off again.

We stock positive head single impeller shower pumps in a wide variety of pressures from some of the leading manufacturers in this market. Choose from a 1.0 bar to 4.0 bar depending on how much extra power you require for your shower and which pump will be compatible to your water system.

Negative Head Shower Pump

Negative head single impeller shower pumps feed water outlets (showers, taps etc) which are classed as having a ‘negative’ location. For your shower this means that the pump outlet (shower head) is level with or above the cold water storage tank. These negative head pumps are pressure sensitive and are activated when they detect a drop in pressure between the device and the pump. Once the flow of water is running it will continue pushing water to the outlet until the shower is turned off again.

We have a decent range of negative head single impeller shower pumps which are also offered in bar ratings of 1.0 to 4.0 depending on the amount of boost to your shower that you require. We stock these pumps from a range of the top manufacturers currently in the shower pump market which can help you create your dream shower.

Single Impeller shower pumps will boost your shower accordingly depending on whether your shower requires a positive or negative head pump. Turn that drizzle of a shower into a sense awakening spray that you dream of with one of these fantastic shower pumps.

You can be assured of the quality of these single impeller shower pumps as they are all produced by the leading UK manufacturers in the shower pump market. Don’t be afraid to get in touch if you require more assistance in selecting the correct single shower pump for your home as we will be happy to help. It can seem daunting with the large selection in the shower pump market and many of the manufacturers offer help online for you to select the right pump for you. An extra comfort is the aftercare they offer to both aid the installation of your pump and the maintenance of your pump if necessary.

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