Kohler K-17493-2BZ Oil Rubbed Bronze (2BZ) Flipside Multi-Function Hand Shower with Flipstream Technology

Item #: BCI2242189
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Finish:
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Technical Specs

Installation Sheet
Specification Sheet
ADA No
Country Of Origin USA
Handshower Multi Function
Height 10.75
Made in America Yes
Showerhead Height 5.375
Showerhead Width 5.375
Spray Settings 4
Theme Modern

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  • Hand Shower Hose Required

Kohler10 coupon applies to these select finishes - Polished Chrome

Product Features:

  • Covered under Kohler's limited lifetime warranty
  • Premier finishing process – finishes will resist corrosion and tarnishing through everyday use
  • Elegant, versatile and advanced ergonomics for easy operation
  • Sprayhead flips on its axis allowing seamless transition between four distinct spray types:
    • Kotton - dense, luxurious downpour of water
    • Koverage - full coverage spray for everyday showering
    • Komotion - soothing, circular water pattern
    • Kurrent - targeted massage to ease away aches and pains
  • Hand shower only – hose and wall supply to be purchased separately
  • Designed to easily install with standard ½” wall supply elbows or shower arm diverters

Product Technologies / Benefits:

  • Flipstream: The Flipside handshower dedicates a single sprayhead surface to each of the four unique sprays. The innovative design simplifies switching between spray types by turning the head on its axis.

Hand Shower Specifications:

  • Multiple spray functions – featuring four spray patterns
  • Flow Rate: 2.5 GPM (gallons-per-minute)
  • Hand Shower Height: 10-3/4"
  • Integrated dual check-valves

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Our SKU: K-17493

This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):

  • K-17493-CP
    Polished Chrome
  • K-17493-BN
    Vibrant Brushed Nickel
  • K-17493-SN
    Vibrant Polished Nickel

*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued

11 Questions from the Community

  • I need the shower head holder ,what is recommended model for this shower head. thanks

    A. The Kohler K-17493 will work with any Kohler shower head holder.

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  • Is this a hand held shower?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 is a hand held shower.

    56% of 9 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (5) | no (4)
  • Made from metal or just a metal looking plastic?

    A. Thank you for your question. The Kohler K-17493 is made of solid cast brass. There will be some plastic and ceramic parts for the more intricate pieces. But the cast and chassis of the piece is brass.

    61% of 23 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (14) | no (9)
  • Can I connect the hose of this handheld shower on a Kohler shower arm?

    A. You would typically connect the hose to either a shower arm diverter or a shower arm mount.

    73% of 15 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (11) | no (4)
  • Can the hose connect to a shower arm (and can the handheld shower attach to the arm) or do I have to get a supply elbow and slide bar?

    A. You are going to need a slide bar and a elbow for this to work.

    90% of 10 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (9) | no (1)
  • What slide bar will work with the Kohler flipside handheld?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 hand shower will work with any Kohler slide bar. The K-8524 or K-9069 are two good options.

    64% of 11 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (7) | no (4)
  • what type of valve and diverter do I order with the flipside, slide and elbow?

    A. You can order any pressure balance valve or thermostatic valve depending on your intended shower set up. Please feel free to call customer service to discuss your goals and how to best accieve the bathroom of your dreams.

    63% of 8 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (5) | no (3)
  • Will this work in a home with a well and pressure tank water system?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 uses very little PSI because it only allows 2.5 GPM.

    45% of 11 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (5) | no (6)
  • Can this handshower work with any Kohler wall bracket, what is recommended wall bracket?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 will work the Kohler wall brackets.

    44% of 9 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (4) | no (5)
  • Can this shower head be deck mounted?

    A. Thank you for your question. Yes, The Kohler K-17493 can be deck mounted. Please let me know if you have any other questions. I am happy to help. Have a great day!

    33% of 3 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (1) | no (2)
  • I purchased the Kohler Flipside shower head for a Christmas gift, along with a 6 ft. hose. I have the product, but am curious as to how the head will hang in the air. Do I need to purchase another part to accomplish hanging the head?

    A. The Kohler K-17493 will require some kind of holder, such as the K-975 or K-352.

    25% of 4 people found this useful. Was this useful? yes (1) | no (3)

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Warranty Info

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