Smoothest handling for effortless precision and ultimate comfort
for a lifetime.
Only GROHE mixers deliver the unique GROHE
SilkMove® experience. The rich, smooth handling of our
single-lever mixers perfectly expresses the quality and superiority
of our brand. The GROHE SilkMove® cartridge
delivers gradual and precise control of the water flow and
The cartridge is the centrepiece of every mixer and where the
ceramic discs are located. They are made from a space-proven
ceramic alloy, one gliding over the other with utmost precision.
The polished mirror-like surface of the discs is then coated with a
special lubricant with Teflon® technology for frictionfree
performance. The lever handle of the mixer is connected to the
discs by a solid brass element for maximum strength and durability.
It is essential that the machining and quality of these precision
parts are of the highest standards, so that they deliver unrivalled
GROHE is one of the world’s leading faucet manufacturers and one of
a few worldwide that manufacture their own advanced cartridges. Our
cartridges are designed to withstand years of use – for a lifetime
of maintenance-free operation.
In a large-scale endurance test for single-lever mixers, Germany’s
TÜV SÜD examined the mechanical wear of products of nine renowned
international manufacturers. Among the aspects tested were the
operating forces in the movement of the lever, the breakaway torque
after an extended rest period, the operating precision and the
tightness. The result: GROHE is the clear test winner.
The special ceramic discs and Teflon® technology in GROHE
SilkMove® cartridges ensure a lifetime of effortless
GROHE SilkMove® operating angle.
GROHE SilkMove® guarantees smoothness of operation as on
day one – even after 20 years.