Product Focus: Dual-Flush Toilets and Accessories – PME Magazine

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UHET dual-flush toilet
The Stealth ultra-high-efficiency dual-flush toilet is equipped with two flush options: 0.5 GPF (half) and 0.95 GPF (full), with an average of 0.65 GPF. It includes a low-friction ceramic surface and fully glazed 2″ trapway. When the half-flush button is depressed, the Stealth Vacuum-Assist Power Chamber is sealed off to form a suction that prevents the water inside from being included in the flush. The suction force then pulls the wastewater into the trapway and as water empties from the tank, the trapway is completely filled. Niagara Conservation.

Dual-flush model
Gerber’s Maxwell is a WaterSense¬≠ certified, two-piece, dual-flush gravity toilet with 1.1-gpf or 1.6-gpf options. This toilet has an elongated rim, 12″ rough-in and a double-nut,multipoint tank-to,-bowl mounting system for easy installation and tank stability. It features a chemical-resistant silicone flapper, noncorrosive solid brass tank-to-bowl bolts, and a non-kinking stainless steel beaded chain. The large water surface and dual-fed siphon jet help keep the bowl clean. Gerber offers a limited lifetime guarantee on the Maxwell dual flush toilet. Gerber Plumbing.

Dual-flush toilets
American Standard’s Studio dual-flush toilets offer users the choice between 1.6 GPF for solids or 1.1 GPF for liquids. The models are available in elongated and round front and both come in the 16 1/2″ Right Height run configuration with a concealed trapway styling. The two button chrome actuator on top of the tank allows the choice of the appropriate flush. Using PowerWash Rim technology, these toilets can flush as much as 1,000 grams of solid waste. The EverClean antimicrobial surface inhibits the growth of stain- and odor-causing bacteria, mold, and mildew. American Standard.

Dual-Flush Trip Lever Toilets
The Kohler dual-flush toilet line features the familiar side-mount trip lever feature, but with a two-piece design. Pressing the bottom, or long portion, of the lever provides a 1.1-gal. light flush, while pressing down on the two pieces together provides a 1.6-gal. full flush. The lever is available on several Kohler toilet models in both wholesale and retail distribution channels. The lever is also ADA-compliant. allowing the Comfort Height toilet models with this flushing system to be compliant. Kohler.

Dual-Flush valves
Moen dual-flush valves rely on the timing of the individual in the stall to determine the strength of the flush in commercial water-closet applications. The sensor-operated valves allow the user to be in range for up to 60 seconds for a reduced 1.0-gal. flush. After 60 seconds, a- full 1.6-gaL flush is activated. These flush valves are available in a variety of power options, including standard AA batteries or low-powered AC adapters. Retrofit kits also are available for existing electronic or manual flush valves. Moen.

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