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INSTALLING FLUSHOMETERS

Cold water service for flushing a urinal is made with a flushometer. The flushometer is attached to a cold water supply line and then connected to the top of the urinal by assembling a group of plumbing parts.

Installing urinal’s water inlet connection. Use the following steps to install the urinal's water inlet connection (see Figure 41):

FIGURE 41.  INSTALLING WATER INLET CONNECTION TO URINAL BOWL
FIGURE 41. INSTALLING WATER INLET CONNECTION TO URINAL BOWL

  1. Slide spud housing with threads up into water inlet hole.
  2. Slide rubber gasket and metal washer onto spud housing, pushing the beveled end into the water inlet hole. S
  3. crew locknut onto spud housing, and tighten nut.
  4. Slide cover over threads of spud housing.

Installing the flushometer for water service. Use the following steps to install the flushometer for water service (see Figure 42):

FIGURE 42.  INSTALLING WATER SERVICE
FIGURE 42. INSTALLING WATER SERVICE

  1. Slide a rubber washer and then a slip nut with threaded end up to the top of the extension tube.
  2. Slide a slip nut with threaded end down and then a rubber washer onto the extension tube.
  3. Set bottom of extension tube onto spud, and fasten slip nut hand-tight to spud.
  4. Set lower end of flushometer on top of extension tube, and fasten slip nut hand-tight onto flushometer.
  5. Fasten flushometer's slip nut to rough-in water supply line connection at wall.
  6. Tighten all slip nuts with a wrench.
  7. Turn on water supply, and flush urinal several times to check for leaks and flushometer operation flow rate.
  8. If flushometer requires adjustment, follow manufacturer's instructions.

David L. Heiserman, Editor

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Revised: June 06, 2015