|Country Of Origin||USA|
|Delta Smart Solutions||Diamond Seal Technology, MagnaTite Docking|
|Faucet Type||Kitchen Faucet|
|Flow Rate (GPM)||2.2|
|Installation Type||Deck Mounted|
|Low Lead Compliant||Yes|
|Made in America||Yes|
|Max Deck Thickness||2.5|
|Number Of Handles||1|
|Soap Dispenser Included||No|
|Valve Type||Ceramic Disc|
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- Made in the U.S.A. (Manufacturing plants: Greensburg, Indiana; Jackson, Tennessee)
- Fully covered under Delta's limited lifetime warranty
- All-brass faucet body and handle construction
- Superior finishing process - faucet finish covered under lifetime warranty
- Insulated pullout spray faucet head with 62" hose
- A charming teapot-inspired series of faucets for the entire home
- Timeless design is a perfect marriage of both form and function
- Spout swivels 360 degrees to allow for unobstructed sink access
- High-arch gooseneck spout further allows for unobstructed sink access
- MagnaTite Docking: Delta's patented MagnaTite Docking Technology uses a powerful integrated magnet to securely hold your Delta kitchen faucet's pull-down spray in place when not in use. A light tug releases the wand for total flexibility and a full range of motion. When docking the wand after use, the MagnaTite Docking mechanism will guide the spray securely back into place.
- Diamond Seal: Delta DIAMOND Seal Technology utilizes a ceramic disc valve with a real diamond coating to produce a faucet that will last up to 5 million uses. That's an amazing 10 times the industry standard, guaranteeing a lifetime of leak-free, trouble-free performance.
- Eco Friendly: Through a number of technologies and innovations, Delta’s Eco Friendly faucets achieve the impossible: A faucet that feels like more water, while actually conserving water. There are many advantages to this beyond helping protect our nation’s water resources. First, Delta’s Eco Friendly faucets splash less; you won’t have to wipe your counters as much. Second, they use less hot water, preserving your hot water supply and reducing associated water-heating costs. Third, you will feel a little less guilty leaving the water running for longer periods.
- Touch Clean: Only Delta offers faucets equipped with Touch Clean soft, rubber nubbins (spray holes) that allow you to easily wipe away calcium and lime build-up with the touch of a finger. This is particularly helpful for areas with hard water.
- Overall Height: 14-1/4" (measured from counter top to highest point of faucet)
- Spout Height: 7-1/8" (measured from counter top to faucet outlet)
- Spout Reach: 9-1/5" (measured from center of faucet base to center of faucet outlet)
- Number of installation holes required: 2
- Center-to-center distance between handle installation holes (faucet centers): 4"
- 1.8 gallons-per-minute flow rate
- Installs onto decks up to 2-1/2" thick
- 1 handle included
- ADA compliant
- Low lead compliant - complies with federal and state regulations for lead content
- Designed to easily connect to standard U.S. plumbing supply bibs
- Extra secure mounting assembly
- All necessary mounting hardware included
- 978-DST: This model
- 19978-SD-DST: This model with attached handle + soap dispenser
- 9178-DST: This model with attached handle
- 978-SD-DST: This model + soap dispenser
- 9978-DST: Bar/prep (smaller) version of this faucet
- 978-WE-DST: This model + Water Efficient: 1.5 GPM
Delta is more than just a brand of kitchen and bathroom faucets. It’s a name that represents what’s possible in today’s plumbing technologies. Every kitchen and bathroom in every home is unique, and with a wide range of pricing and features, Delta faucets and fixtures can meet every need.
Delta is driven by its quest for innovation—and this applies to its kitchen and bathroom faucets and fixtures. From Touch2O technology (which turns the faucet on and off with just a touch) and MagnaTite technology (which eliminates droopy pull-down spray heads), to H2Okinetic showers (for a warmer and more luxurious shower experience), your life is simplified through innovations. And if you’re searching for a product to offer an eye-catching focal point, while providing durability and reliability for a lifetime, look no further than Delta.
From extremely affordable and reliable faucets to fully loaded fixtures featuring today’s leading technologies, Delta has a faucet for everyone.
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Our SKU: 978-DST
This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):
- Arctic Stainless
- Champagne Bronze
- Stainless Steel
- Venetian Bronze
*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued
8 Questions from the Community
The Delta 978-DST has a hose that is made of plastic.
what is the pull out hose made of ?
A. The Delta 978-DST has a hose that is made of plastic.
No this faucet does not come with an Escutcheon plate. You can find them by typing in Escutcheon plates into the search.
Does this faucet come with a plate to fill the existing holes in my sink that won't be used?
A. No this faucet does not come with an Escutcheon plate. You can find them by typing in Escutcheon plates into the search.
The Delta 978-DST is 14-1/4" in overall height with a 9-3/16" spout reach. The height to the aerator is 7-18".
Please give me dimension of the faucet, I'm in particular interested in the height.
A. The Delta 978-DST is 14-1/4" in overall height with a 9-3/16" spout reach. The height to the aerator is 7-18".
The Delta 978-DST can be installed with the handle on the left side.
Can the handle be put on the left hand side of the faucet?
A. The Delta 978-DST can be installed with the handle on the left side.
The Delta 978-DST and the Deltea 9178-DST are very similar faucets but have a few differences. The function and quality are the same. Their dimensions are a little different and the handles are placed differently; one on the side and one on the unit. Other than that they are the same.
What is the difference between the 9178-DST and the 978DST?
A. The Delta 978-DST and the Deltea 9178-DST are very similar faucets but have a few differences. The function and quality are the same. Their dimensions are a little different and the handles are placed differently; one on the side and one on the unit. Other than that they are the same.
The majority of pulldown faucet heads like th Delta 978-DST have plastic heads. There are 2 main reasons, one being that if it is metal and dropped in the sink it could damage the sink, and the other is that metal heads get hotter to the touch.
Does the 9192-SS-DST had a plastic pulldown head?
A. The majority of pulldown faucet heads like th Delta 978-DST have plastic heads. There are 2 main reasons, one being that if it is metal and dropped in the sink it could damage the sink, and the other is that metal heads get hotter to the touch.
Hello, please call Delta to trouble shoot the problem. They can help identify the issue. 1-800-345-3358. If you purchased it from us it will be under Delta warranty.
I have this faucet. I am having a problem with it dripping after I shut it off. Or it has a small stream. I have to turn it on and off for it to stop. Is there a part that needs to be replaced? If so can you send it to me?
A. Hello, please call Delta to trouble shoot the problem. They can help identify the issue. 1-800-345-3358. If you purchased it from us it will be under Delta warranty.
Arctic stainless is very close to a brushed nickel finish but a bit lighter.
Is arctic stainless like brushed nickel?
Arctic stainless is very close to a brushed nickel finish but a bit lighter.
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All parts and finishes of the Delta faucet are warranted to the original consumer purchaser to be free from defects in material and workmanship for as long as the original consumer purchaser owns their home. Delta recommends using a professional plumber for all installation and repair. Delta will replace, FREE OF CHARGE, during the warranty period, any part or finish that proves defective in material and/or workmanship under normal installation, use and service.
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55 E. 111th Street Indianapolis, IN 46280
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This warranty excludes all industrial, commercial and business usage, of faucets whose purchasers are hereby extended a five-year limited warranty from the date of purchase, with all other terms of this warranty applying except the duration of the warranty. This warranty is applicable only to Delta faucets manufactured after January 1, 1995.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. Any damages to this faucet as a result of misuse, abuse, or neglect or any use of other than genuine Delta replacement parts WILL VOID THE WARRANTY. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. It applies only to Delta faucets installed in the United States of America, Canada and Mexico.
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