Thursday, October 27, 2011

Hot /Cold Water Dispenser Parts and Functions

Because of the popularity of water from refilling stations which comes in plastic gallons the hot/cold water dispenser has become an indispensable appliance in the home today.
Let us know the important parts of the water dispenser and the function of each..

Chiller Tank

A stainless tank with an evaporator coil wound around its side for cooling the water. The evaporator coils are similar to the that used inside refrigerator freezers.



Heater Tank

A stainless enclosed tank with internal heaters for heating the water inside the tank and insulated with foam to conserve heat.

The heater tank includes an internal heater drawing at least 2 amperes of current to bring the water temperature up to boiling point.

Silicone Tubings

The water is channelled from the tanks to the dispenser faucets via silicone tubings. The silicone tubings are soft and flexible and resistant to hot and cold temperatures.

Heater Thermostat  

The heating tank thermostat's cutoff termperature is rated below near the boiling point of water which is 100 deg. centigrade. The thermostat will become open circuited when water inside the heating tank starts to boil. It is to prevent overheating which can damage the heating tank.

Water Tap/Valves 



  1. Each unit features a blue faucet that provides cold water perfect for drinking. The white faucet provides room temperature water which is great for cooking or meal preparation.

  2. Thanks for the additional info.

    Yes, in some models of water dispenser there is a third water faucet where you can get water at room temperature or bottle temperature. This third water tap is usually located in between the hot and cold water taps.


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