flushometer


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
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
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
The Crown piston flushometer line includes sensor and manually operated urinal models flushing at 0.
The Dual-Flush Side Mount Flushometer allows commercial facilities to quickly and easily upgrade to water-efficient, dual-flush operation.
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.
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.
external flushometer rear entrance feature: cutting time is adjustable between 3 and 5 seconds.
In "Things to Know about Flushometer Retrofits" (June 2008), the author raises some good points about industry confusion regarding choosing plumbing products and how some components--not all--are interchangeable.