Pipe centres on radiators are important when you changing just the radiator without altering your pipes. Common mistake when towel rails are purchased is for pipe centre. Normally it is assumed width of the towel rail is the pipe centre but actually 40-45mm less than the width.
Standard size TOWEL RAIL sizes in the industry is between 400-600mm width. As Elegant Radiators, we are working hard to keep all possible sizes for your pipe centre, so you have straight forward job on replacing the towel rail. We have narrowest Slim Towel Rails with 200mm wide towel rails which has only 155mm pipe centre. We also stock below width towel rails;
If pipe centre is not same, pipes need to be bent accordingly. However, if you are not plumber and no tools available we have alternative option to this problem.
With elbows, pipe centre of the towel rail become exactly same with as towel rail width, just like normal panel radiators. You can then attach your angled valves for your pipes coming out of wall or floor.