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Hamat Faucet Review and Rating



Updated: 08/21/14

Hamat Sanitary Fittings & Castings Ltd.
41 Hayozma St.
Ashdod, Israel 77524
+972-8-8513888

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Hamat


$250-$600

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Hamat Sanitary Fittings & Castings Ltd. no longer sells faucets in North American under the Hamat brand name.

Replacement parts for existing Ha­mat Faucets are available through TAPCO at 1-800-782-0658.
Hamat Sanitary Fittings & Castings Ltd., Israel's premier faucet manufacturer, wholly owned by the Merhav Group, located in Ashdod, Israel, was formerly represented in North America by Subcon Products. This relationship has ended, and Hamat has withdrawn from the North American market. Subcon has, according to the U.S. patent and Trademark Office, has surrendered the trade name "Hamat".

Elite Plumbing Supply has picked up a limited selection of Hamat kitchen and bar faucet models. The faucets are certified lead free, but have not been certified to comply with model plumbing codes, and may not lawfully be installed in most public water systems in the U.S. or Canada.

After the demise of Subcon, Hamat, very responsibly, made arrangements for parts access to existing customers through TAPCO, a division of Elias Industries, Inc., and the North American source for parts for a number of faucet companies. For original Hamat replacement parts in North America, contact TAPCO at 1-800-782-0658. Unfortunately, the warranty from Subcon died with that company's bankruptcy. A lesson for the observant — a company's warranty is good only for as long as the company is still around to honor its warranty. So, in selecting a faucet it is prudent to buy from a company that can be expected to continue to exist for at least the term of your warranty.

Elite Plumbing Supply also carries some replacement parts for the faucet models it sells and may be a viable source of parts for remaindered Hamat faucets.

Hamat continues to manufacture faucets and faucet components for other faucet companies, including

If you have had an experience with a Hamat faucet, — good, bad or indifferent — that you would like to share, please e-mail us or leave a comment below.