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MX ZKN Thermostatic Cartridge Replacement

Part Number: MX-ZKN

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MX ZKN Thermostatic Cartridge Replacement

Know Your Shower Spares: MX ZKN Thermostatic Cartridge


MX ZKN is the thermostatic cartridge needed for Atmos Select 3 Way concentric shower valves. Read ahead for cartridge information and fitting instructions.



Shower valves are typically equipped with one to three cartridges. These are the flow cartridge, the diverter cartridge and the thermostatic cartridge which is what the MX ZKN is.

A thermostatic cartridge works by taking incoming hot and cold water through its gauze filters. The filters strain limescale and dirt as water passes. This MX shower spare has two filters.

Inside the cartridge lays the wax thermo-element. The bottom part of it can be seen protruding out of the MK ZKN barrel (Please refer to the third photo in the gallery). The thermo-element mixes hot and cold water together. Its aim is to produce the exact water temperature desired by the shower user.

Factors that can harm the cartridge and its parts include poor water quality, high water pressure and wear and tear.


Fitting the MX ZKN Thermostatic Cartridge in the 3/4” BSP Atmos Select Shower Valve
Make sure the parts you remove are returned in the same position during reassembly.

– Switch off the shower’s hot and cold water supply lines and pressure. This is a precaution that will prevent accidental water flow or the cartridge shooting out of the valve by itself.

– There is a retaining screw under each of the shower valve’s handles. Use an Allen key to loosen or remove the screw. Separate the handle from the shower valve.

– Remove the parts under the handle: the cover plate, the chrome cover seals, temperature stop, the thermostatic cartridge retaining ring and the cartridge.

– Apply a thin layer of plumbing grease on the replacement MX ZKN thermostatic cartridge. Slip the new spare part in the shower valve. Secure it in place by putting back the retaining ring.

Please scroll down to the bottom of the page for the silicone-based shower repair grease we offer.

– Reconstruct the valve by returning the cover seals, the stop ring, the cover plate and handle.


Di Vapor is one of the most dependable shower spares providers in the UK. We have other MX spares in stock and ready to ship.


Contact us should you need help in finding the shower repair supplies you need. Our friendly and reliable spares experts will always be glad to assist you.
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