flushometer


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flushometer

[flə′shäm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A valve that discharges a fixed quantity of water when a handle is operated; used to flush toilets and urinals.

flushometer, flushometer valve

flushometer
A valve designed to supply a fixed quantity of water for flushing purposes; is actuated by direct water pressure, without the use of a cistern or flush tank.
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Modeled and Observed Bowl Water Clearance for Pseudomonas fluorescens in Flushometer Toilet Obtained via a Least Squares Fitting Procedure on the Logarithms of the Concentrations
On the other hand, if maintenance is not kept up, replacing fill and flush valves and internal flushometer parts will result in savings from the 1.6 toilets eroding after a few years.
You can also replace the diaphragms inside the valve of a flushometer toilet; many times, you can improve the valve part without changing the whole system to keep costs down."
Flushometers can be tested using the owner's own water pressure, so comparisons can be made as to how well they will perform in the actual buildings.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Flushometers And Faucets
IN a typical residential building this usually involves low flow showerheads, retrofit devices for toilets (tank and flushometer) and aerators.
The American Standard 1.1 gallons per flush (gpf) flushometer toilet systems ?
This 1.1 toilet system uses 14% less water than 1.28 gpf flushometer systems and 31% less than 1.6 gpf systems.
The American Standard 1.1 gallons per flush (gpf) flushometer toilet systems- the industry's first at this low output- deliver 31 percent water savings compared to a standard 1.6 gpf toilet and a 14 percent savings over high efficiency 1.28 gpf flush valves.
"We were passing 125 psi to our entire building plumbing system and having trouble keeping up with flushometer valve replacements.
Contract awarded for 13 units elongated porcelain toilet, white with flushometer. 13 porcelain sink units, white.
external flushometer rear entrance feature: cutting time is adjustable between 3 and 5 seconds.