Roof drain


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roof drain

[′rüf ‚drān]
(building construction)
A drain for receiving water that has collected on the surface of a roof and discharging it into a downspout.

Roof drain

A drain designed to receive water collecting on the surface of a roof and to discharge it into a leader or a downspout.

roof drain

A drain designed to receive water collecting on the surface of a roof and to discharge it into a leader or a downspout.
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Uncleared debris can clog roof drains and drain pipes or cause punctures.
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The capitol's cast iron roof drain was leaking during heavy rains.
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If the structure will support the weight, a drain plug is put into the center roof drain and water is pumped onto the roof to a depth of 1 to 2 inches.
Approximately 1 350 m2 flat roof system from vapor barrier, insulation Slope 180-440 mm, bituminous;Seal 2-ply, about 8-10 RWA skylights, roof drains for pressure drainage about 22 pieces,approximately 180 m barrier lifeline system.
Next, the liner is inserted into the host pipe through outside or basement clean outs or from roof drains.
Roofs: Ensure that roof coverings remain in serviceable condition, and that roof drains are clear.
The study will locate direct and indirect connections such as catch basins, area drains, roof drains, broken sewer pipes and deteriorated pipe joints.
The solar panels are designed with a slight slope (1 degree), which allows water and dirt particles to run toward existing roof drains.
Applications include lateral pipes, roof drains, industrial mains and more.