a toilet bowl which is emptied or flushed out by discharging into it a large volume of water in a relatively short period of time. No assist by siphons, etc. Advertisements
an electric generating heat sensor that is used to verify the operating pilot light and to maintain the main gas valve in an open position.
a vent pipe (usually vertical) with its ends connected below the lowest fixture connection of a stack and above the highest fixture connection or the vertical vent pipe connected below the lowest fixture and terminating above the roof. In either case, a separate distinct pipe in addition to all other vent pipes.
a spiral screw which turns within a tube or pipe in order to move material. When set on an inclined angle can be used to raise water. A very ancient method.
non-metallic pipe made by combining an interwoven structure of threads of cellulose material with a bituminous material such as asphalt. Usually spelled fibre. Used for sewers and drains, sleeves and conduits between 1949 and 1971
a short tube that is inserted in a pipeline, that has flaring ends connected by a constricted middle section forming a throat that depends for operation upon the fact that as the velocity of flow of a liquid increases in the throat the pressure decreases. Used for measuring the quantity. Devices for measuring airspeed, and […]
a pumping machine in which pressure is created as the liquid or gas is moved outward from center by the rotary motion of the impeller.