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Diane Owens
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VADO is a leading British brassware manufacturer providing high quality taps, showers and accessories to customers across the globe. We believe in channelling our expertise and engineering know-how into innovative brassware technology to deliver outstanding products that guarantee the very best of British design. As experts in the brassware industry, VADO take pride in heritage and history, ensuring only the finest materials are crafted into premium product ranges. Working to ensure product designs are harmonious with all sanitaryware and contemporary bathroom interiors, VADO have built a renowned reputation for creating products that use water sustainably and deliver a truly sensory user experience. Our unique products can be found in some of the most prestigious hotel, commercial and residential developments across the world. Progressive product innovation, outstanding customer service and an agility to support large scale developments ensures a globally trusted brand, so when y...
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Multiple CPD formats
How are Taps Made?
This CPD explains the brassware manufacturing process. From raw material to casting, forging, stamping and machining, this presentation covers all the keys areas, as well as bespoke detailing and industry leading finishes depending on the desired quality. This CPD will also highlight what is necessary to gain WRAS approval. By the end of the presentation you should have a greater understanding of:
- The composition of brass
- How the casting process works to create the brass body
- The differences between the forging and stamping process
- The benefits of knurling and etching on brassware
- The differences between electroplating, PVD and powder coating, as well as their benefits

This CPD can be delivered to you live and remotely.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Online Learning
Material type: Seminar


VADO has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

RIBA Core Curriculum areas