Plumbing fixture with heating element

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PATENT NO 10494798
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15935658

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A shower head that includes a movable handset, a mixing valve, and an electric heater. The movable handset includes a stem configured to detachably engage a shower head dock, and a spray head coupled to the stem and configured to discharge water. The mixing valve is disposed within the movable handset and includes a housing including a waterway located therein for water to flow through, a first flow control valve located within the housing and configured to control the flow of hot water to the spray head, and a second flow control valve located within the housing and configured to control the flow of cold water to the spray head. The electric heater is disposed within the movable handset and configured to heat at least part of the housing to an elevated temperature sufficient to kill organisms within the waterway.

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KOHLER MIRA LIMITEDCHELTENHAM

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Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Peel, Kevin T Gloucester, GB 35 69

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