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MTI BASICS® includes the most popular sizes and shapes of tubs. All are individually manufactured and handcrafted using the highest-quality materials. Each product is built according to the specifications of the customer when it is ordered. Multiple quality control checks are employed, including individual water-testing and component operation. MTI’s goal is to provide customers with handcrafted, quality products that will last.

MTI BASICS® Standard Features:

  • Thermoformed high-gloss cross-linked cast acrylic reinforced with a thick layer of fiberglass/resin/titanium backing for added strength and increased insulation.
  • Metal reinforcement around the perimeter of all rectangular and corner baths for superior structural integrity.
  • Extremely scratch and stain resistant.
  • Standard in white or available biscuit for an upcharge
  • Consistent color throughout the thickness of this high-performance material provides a finish that is renewable for long-term durability and beauty.
  • Integrated front skirt and tile flange for alcove installation comes standard on several tub models, and most drop-in tub models may be transformed to accommodate alcove installation when specified with factory installed installation aids at the time of order*.
  • All MTI air baths include high-density pre-leveled foam on the bottom of the tub for added structural integrity and ease of installation.
  • Non-porous surface for ease of maintenance and more effective sanitizing.
  • Textured bottom is standard on all drop-in tub models and compliant with ASTM C 1025-07 coefficient of friction test.
  • Lead time: soakers and whirlpools – 5 business days; air baths – 7 business days.
  • Optional “Quick Ship / Priority” reduces lead time.
  • Handcrafted with pride in the USA

MTI BASICS® Soaking Bath Features*:

  • Ergonomically designed interiors for supreme comfort. Many models include armrests and increased degree of slope on the backrest for a more reclined and relaxing soak.
  • High-density material and superior construction keep water warm longer.
  • Select freestanding tub models include optional high-flow Virtual Spout for faster fill and enhanced aesthetics.
  • Optional heating system to maintain the temperature of the water for extended soaking therapy. Heat system option is not available on freestanding tub models.
  • Flexible design styles in various sizes to accommodate any installation type.

MTI BASICS® Air Bath Features*:

  • Ergonomically designed interiors for supreme comfort.
  • High-density material and superior construction keep water warm longer.
  • 12 smooth air jet distribution ports strategically placed on the tub floor provide a full-body air massage without sacrificing comfort or aesthetics.
  • Whisper-quiet blower with ceramic heater pre-warms the air bubbles allowing for more relaxation and optimal wellness experience.
  • Easy to use multi-speed activation button gives bather control of the air bath intensity.
  • Optional heating system to maintain the temperature of the water for extended air massage or soaking therapy.
  • Multiple built-in anti-return check valves for hygienic operation.
  • Automatic purge cycle activates after each use of the air system for ease of maintenance.
  • Flexible design styles in various sizes to accommodate many installation types.

MTI BASICS® Whirlpool Bath Features*:

Ergonomically designed interiors for supreme comfort. Many models include armrests and increased degree of slope on the backrest for a more reclined and relaxing whirlpool bath.

  • High-density material and superior construction keep water warm longer.
  • Fully-adjustable point-massage jets can be individually operated to increase and decrease directed flow maximizing the therapeutic benefit.
  • Whisper-quiet pump allows for relaxation.
  • Silent low-profile air volume control gives bather control of whirlpool hydrotherapy experience, from a gentle and relaxing sensation to a deeper hydrotherapy massage.
  • Optional integrated heating system to maintain the temperature of the water for extended soaking therapy.
  • Rigid PVC piping smartly plumbed to help keep the whirlpool plumbing harness clean, promoting sanitization.
  • Flexible design styles in various sizes to accommodate many installation types.

*Features vary according to tub model. See product specification sheet for all model specific options & accessories.

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