What is a TCO in a shower?

What is a TCO in a shower?

A Thermal Cut out switch (also known as a TCO) is an important safety component of an Electric shower. The function of this part is to cut the power to the heater tank if the temperature inside the unit gets too high. This is to protect the unit from overheating and the user from a sudden scalding.

Are Mira Showers any good?

In fact, they are the installers’ favourite shower brand. All Mira Showers are designed to the highest standards and manufactured from the finest quality materials for complete peace of mind.

Why does my Mira shower keep cutting out?

If your water pressure does not meet and maintain the minimum pressure level to turn on the heating element, your shower may cut out. You can use our handy water flow test to check your shower’s water pressure. Place a measuring jug under the shower head and turn the shower on full.

What is a TCO switch?

A mechanical bi-metal disc thermostat, also called a temperature sensor, thermal switch, thermal limit switch and thermal cutoff, operates as a single-pole switch to turn a circuit on or off.

What is a TCO electrical?

A thermal switch (sometimes thermal reset or thermal cutout (TCO)) is a device which normally opens at a high temperature (often with a faint “plink” sound) and re-closes when the temperature drops.

Who manufactures Mira Showers?

Kohler Mira Ltd
Founded in 1921 as Walker Crossweller & Co Ltd the business has grown significantly for over the last 90 years. Today, Mira Showers is part of Kohler Mira Ltd based in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

Can a Mira shower be repaired?

If there’s an issue with your Mira shower, we’re here to help. Book a repair online to get your shower up and running again – our expert service engineers can come to you. Time for an upgrade? Find out more about our Supply & Fit service for new showers.

What is the weight of the Mira shower tray?

The Mira Flight 760 and 800 variants weigh less than 25 kg and are a ‘one‑person‑lift’. All other Mira Flight tray variants weigh in excess of 25 kg and will require a ‘two ‑personlift’. 5:1 Install the shower tray on a bed of sand and cement or silicone sealant.

What is the Mira TCO (thermal cut-out Assembly)?

The Mira thermal cut-out assembly (TCO) (439.90) is a genuine, brand new Mira product, covered by a minimum 1 year Mira manufacturer’s guarantee. Available for same day despatch if ordered before 3:30pm Monday-Friday (otherwise despatching will be on the next working day ).

Are Mira flight trays compatible with Mira shower enclosures?

The removable waste trap with the new Mira Flight Level shower tray makes cleaning easier and catches stray hairs, helping to prevent blockages. Compatible and complementary. All our Mira Flight trays are perfectly compatible with our Mira shower enclosure range.

What does the Mira shower thermal switch do?

They were the micro-switches which turn the power ON/OFF and the Mira Shower thermal switch which protects the Heater Tank from overheating. After removing the Mira Shower thermal switch it became clear to me that it needed to be replaced regardless of whether it was the cause of the immediate problem.

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