Kate Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet with Soap Dispenser

Model #:16970-SSSD-DST

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Finish Shown: Brilliance® Stainless
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Product Features and Benefits

  • MagnaTite docking keeps the kitchen pull-down spray wand firmly in place with a powerful integrated magnet, so it stays docked when not in use
  • DIAMOND Seal Technology features a valve embedded with diamonds to ensure like-new operation for the life of the faucet
  • Includes matching finish soap dispenser
  • Meets standards set by Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Touch-Clean spray holes allow for easy removal of hard water build-up
  • 3-hole 6-16 in. installation
  • High-arc pull-down swivels 360degrees
  • Assembled dimensions: 14-5/16 in. H x 11-9/16 in. D x 6-11/16 in. W
  • Lifetime Faucet and Finish Warranty

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Installation Information

3-hole 6-16″ installation
  • Number of Handles: 1
  • Tall/High-Arc: No
  • Pull-out/Pull-down: Yes
  • With Side Sprayer: No
  • With Soap/Lotion Dispenser: Yes
  • Valve Type: DIAMOND(TM) Seal Valve
  • Flow Rate: 1.80 gpm @ 60 psi, 6.8 L/min @ 414 kPa
  • Holes/Width: 3-hole 6-16″ installation
  • Spout Length: 9-1/4″
  • Spout Total Height: 14-5/16″
  • Spout Height Deck to Aerator: 7″

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Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 17 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by I really like the design and performance of this faucet. Overall, this is a great product. Two issues with the product. The water temperature is difficult to adjust--either too hot or too cold. Need to adjust the handle ever so gently to get the temperature correct. Also, the soap dispenser is difficult to fill. When starting to refill the soap spills all over the sink if I am not careful. Also, it is very difficult to tell how much soap to add to refill the dispenser without if overflowing. Overall these are things I will get used to the more I use it, but a little annoying none the less. August 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great faucet I've been using the Delta Kate for a little over a month and so far love it! I was concerned about the magnetic attachment of the sprayer, but it locks in tight without issue. I expect that to continue and for that reason, give the faucet the highest marks. Installation was very easy. The ability to place the handle separately from the spout is a nice feature PLUS, the soap dispenser makes for a complete set. My only wish now is for Delta to have a beverage faucet that matches for my filtered water spout. March 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very very nice faucet I love this faucet. Couple of things. We have a very deep sink, actually a set of 2. This faucet works best with a deep sink, as you can pull down the sprayer/spout and it won’t splatter all over the counter. You can work deep in the sink. I like the high arc, as you can fit most anything under it. I like the magnetic pull back in place, as this tidies up the area. I wanted and had actually first bought the Touch one, but it did not have the lifetime warranty, so I returned it for this one. I do like it and I like the finish. I would say the only thing I find just a tad bit wrong is if the item I want to fill won’t fit in the sink under it, the spout pull out is difficult to get at a higher angle. So, you first have to pull out the hose, put it in the thing you want to fill, then hang on to it, then turn on the water. Overall, I would buy this again and really love it. June 16, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great product and great style As a single woman, I was most thrilled that I was able to install this faucet ALL BY MYSELF!! And I LOVE it. The design is a nice, updated style that looks current in my kitchen. I really like the magnet attachment of the flexible/removable hose, and I like that I can change the water pattern from shower style to direct flow with the flip of a switch right on the faucet. Great product! February 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is sleek, attractive, and easy to install. I purchased this product to replace a competitors faucet that didn't last 5 years and their warranty support let me down. We found this faucet and have come to love it. The features such as the magnetic head and switch for regular or shower flow are excellent addition. Installation was the easiest I have seen. Great job on this product! September 22, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Almost Perfection I love this faucet! Pull down style with magatite connection and a simple switch to change from stream to spray...this is the perfect type of faucet. Love the stainless steel finish, wears really well. My only suggestion would be to make the handle so the travel from off to full power was a longer stroke, it would make it easier to find the right flow position. June 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by The product has some very quality features When I went looking for a new faucet I wanted something that was durable, long lasting, easy to install, and was easy to repair. I must say that the faucet is great so far. The only challenge I had was the installation, but that was probably due to being anxious to get the faucet in and running. Thank you for a great product. September 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by great look and perfect features great finish with a perfect curve to decrease on water splatter.love the way the pull down sprayer retracts and stays in place, this feature is one reason why we purchased this model. June 17, 2015
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How far does the spout stick out into the sink in inches from the base to the spout?

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What size holes?

What size holes to drill into the granite for this faucet?
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Hi Erin, Thank you for your question. The recommended hole size for the model 13970-SSSD-DST faucet is 1-3/8" or 35mm.
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how far does it pull down?

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"pull-down spray wand features a 59″ hose providing a 20″ reach"
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Hi Coyote, Thank you for your question. You are correct that the sprayer will pull out of the fixture approximately 20" giving you 20" of reach.
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Can I get an escutcheon plate for this faucet

I purchased this faucet to use in the laundry room. The tub has a 4" center, 3 hole. An escutcheon plate would solve the problem. Do you sell any plates that would work with this faucet
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Hi Phaye, Thank you for your question. The model 16970-SD-DST does not have any escutcheon plate compatible with it. The components are made to fit 3 individual holes on a typical 8" center installation Thanks,
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