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PLUMBING FIXTURES

SECTION 401 MATERIALS GENERAL REQUIREMENTS


- Quality of fixtures
should be Dense, Durable and Non Absorbent
should also have Smooth and Impervious Surfaces
- Porcelain Enamel Surfaces
acid resistant
- Water Closet (public)
elongated type

SECTION 402 MATERIALS - ALTERNATIVES


- Special use fixtures
Soapstone , Chemical stoneware lined with Lead, Copper
base alloy, Nicker copper alloy, Corrosion resisting steel
- Restaurant Kitchen Sinks
G.I. #16 U.S. B & S or 16mm thick

SECTION 403 OVERFLOWS


- overflow outlet waste
arranged so that the standing water inside the fixture cannot
rise inside the overflow way
- overflow pipe
shall be connected to the inlet side of the fixture trap
- Water closet or Urinal flash
shall discharge into the bowl served

SECTION 404 STRAINERS AND CONNECTIONS


- Strainers
sum of all the areas of the perforations of the strainer
is equal to the equivalent outlet area
- Connections
*slip joint - access panel or utility atleast 0.3 meter
Seamless drawn brass not less than
G.I. #20 B & S or 0.8 mm thick
Tailpiece, continuous waste or overflow shall
*not less than 38 mm O.D Sinks, Dishwashers, Laundry, Tubs
Bathtubs and Urinals
*not less than 32 mm O.D. Lavatories and Drinking Fountains

Note
Brass or Copper shall not be used for Urinal Tailpiece
or Trap
SECTION 405 PROHIBITED FIXTURES
- Water Closet (prohibited)
inivisible seals, unventilate space and having walls
which are not thoroughly washed at each discharge
- Drinking Fountain
shall not be installed on Public toilet Rooms
- Fixed wooden, Concrete, Tile, WASH TRAYS or SINKS
shall not be installed on buildings for human habitation

SECTION 406 SPECIAL FIXTURES AND SPECIALTIES


- Water Connections on all special fixtures shall be protected from
Back Siphonage
- Waste Water drain for "SACRARIUM" shall be discharge direct to the
ground
SACRARIUM length 346 mm
width 286 mm
height 152 mm

- Approved by admin authority

SECTION 407 INSTALLATION


- Cleaning
0.30 meters - distance of water closet to wall for easy access
on repair and cleaning
- Joints
joint bet. Fixture and wall shall be WATERTIGHT
- Screwing Fixtures
Screws and Expansion bolts - Corrosion resistant
- Wall hung fixtures
shall be supported by Metal Supporting Members
- Setting Wall Fixtures
*urinal 0.30 m 0.60 m min.
*water Closet 0.375 m 0.75 m min.
- Supply Fittings
shall be installed to prevent backflow

SECTION 408 URINALS


- Automatic Flashing Tanks
for flashing more than 1 (one) urinals
- Flushometer Valves
manually controlled flushometer valve shall be used for flashing
1 (one) urinal only

SECTION 409 FLOOR DRAINS AND SHOWER STALLS


- Floor Drain
considered plumbing fixtures
- Shower receptor
must be made of Vitrified China or Earthenware, Ceramic
tile, Porcelain-enameled metal
- Shower receptor of an approved type to have a DAM, CURB
or THRESHOLD which is 25.4 mm (1") lower than outside floor
- Dam or Threshold
depth 51 mm to 228 mm (2' to 9")
slope 2% to 4%
width 559 mm wide door (min.)

Note
The minimum distance bet.the Door or Entry to the drain
opening is 1.2 meters
- Shower Compartments
Area 0.6 m2 (min.)
Encompassing Circle 762 mm diameter
height 1.78 meters (min.)
- Floors of public rooms
shall be non skid surface
- Gutters in public or gang showers shall have pounded corners and
a slope of 2% towards the drain
- Drain in gutters shall be spaced not more than 4.9 meters
- Maximum Temperature of Hot Water
48.48 degrees celsius
- Lead and Copper Sub pan Linings
*materials 6 kgs.of asphalt felt
*unit weight not less than 19.6 kg/m3
*thickness for copper Gauge #24 B&S or 0.5 mm thick
pans
- Joints
Lead pans burned
Copper pans soldered or brazed

SECTION 410 PLUMBIING FIXTURE REQUIRED


- as prescribed by the National Building Code

SECTION 411 WHIRLPOOL BATHTUB


- Requirements
*removable panel for access to the pump
*Circulation pump location should be above the crown weir
*Pump and Circulation piping shall be Self Draining
* Suction fitting should by approved on the listed standards