Valve with heating element

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 9957700
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15009325

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A faucet that includes a base, a spout, a valve body, a first flow control valve, a second flow control valve, and an electric heater. The valve body includes a first end section, a second end section having an outlet, and a center section provided between the end sections and including first and second inlets configured to receive cold and hot water, respectively. The first flow control valve is located within a first waterway of the valve body to control the flow of cold water, and the second flow control valve is located within a second waterway of the valve body to control the flow of hot water. The electric heater extends through the valve body and is configured to heat a surface defining at least a part of one of the first and second waterways of the valve body to an elevated temperature sufficient to kill organisms therein.

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Patent Owner(s)

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KOHLER MIRA LIMITEDCROMWELL ROAD CHELTENHAM GLOUCESTERSHIRE GL52 5EP

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Peel, Kevin T Gloucester, GB 35 91

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