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Exam revision materials for Plumbing Level 2&3 and ACS Gas Safety test

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Appliances

Toilets

Corbel Type of WC

Corbel Type of WC

  • The water and waste services are all installed behind the panel forming the duct. The imposed loads that occur when a corbel-type appliance is in use are taken by Prefabricated Iron Frame
    Prefabricated iron frame
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Wash-down Water Closet

Wash-down Water Closet

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Double-trap Siphonic Closet

Double-trap Siphonic Closet

  • Siphonic action is started by reduction of the air pressure between two traps. A pressure of less than the atmosphere must be set up in the space between two traps.
  • Trap B has a full 50mm seal depth;
  • trap C is shallow, its purpose being simply to retard the discharge of water when the cistern is flushed to allow sufficient time for air to be withdrawn from the space between the two traps shown as A
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Bidet with Bouche Spray

Bidet with Bouche Spray

  • The mixing valve is constructed so that a mixed supply of hot and cold water can be delivered through the rim so that it is wormed prior to use. The same water fills the bowl for washing purpose. Alternatively, the mixed supply can be delivered to the spray jet for the purpose of douching. Because the spray jet is situated below the flood level of the fitting there is a high risk of water pollution there fore the cold supply must never be connected directly to a mains water supply
    Integral Pipework and waste linkage for bidets
    Integral Pipework and waste linkage for bidets
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