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					                                SECTION 15430
                             PLUMBING SPECIALTIES

PART 1 - GENERAL

1.1    SUMMARY

  A.   This Section includes the following plumbing specialties:

       1.    Backflow preventers.
       2.    Water regulators.
       3.    Balancing valves.
       4.    Thermostatic water mixing valves.
       5.    Water tempering valves.
       6.    Strainers.
       7.    Outlet boxes.
       8.    Wheel-handle wall hydrants.
       9.    Trap seal primer valves.
       10.   Backwater valves.
       11.   Miscellaneous piping specialties.
       12.   Cleanouts.
       13.   Floor drains.
       14.   Trench drains.
       15.   Grease interceptors.

1.2    PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  A.   Provide components and installation capable of producing piping systems with
       following minimum working-pressure ratings, unless otherwise indicated:

       1.    Domestic Water Piping: [125 psig] <Insert other>.
       2.    Sanitary Waste and Vent Piping: 10-foot head of water.
       3.    Storm Drainage Piping: 10-foot head of water.
       4.    Force-Main Piping: [100 psig] <Insert other>.

1.3    SUBMITTALS

  A.   Product Data: Include rated capacities and indicate materials, finishes,
       dimensions, required clearances, and methods of assembly of components;
       and piping and wiring connections for the following:

       1.    Backflow preventers and water regulators.
       2.    Balancing valves and strainers.
       3.    Thermostatic water mixing valves and water tempering valves.
       4.    Water hammer arresters, air vents, and trap seal primer valves and
             systems.
       5.    Hose bibbs and hydrants.
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       6.    Backwater valves, cleanouts, floor drains, open receptors, and trench
             drains.
       7.    Grease interceptors.

  B.   Field quality-control test reports.

  C.   Operation and maintenance data for the following:

       1.    Backflow preventers and water regulators.
       2.    Thermostatic water mixing valves and water tempering valves.
       3.    Trap seal primer valves and systems.
       4.    Grease interceptors.

1.4    QUALITY ASSURANCE

  A.   Plumbing specialties shall bear label, stamp, or other markings of specified
       testing agency.

  B.   Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Listed and labeled as
       defined in NFPA 70, Article 100, by a testing agency acceptable to authorities
       having jurisdiction, and marked for intended use.

  C.   ASME Compliance: Comply with ASME B31.9, "Building Services Piping," for
       piping materials and installation.

  D.   NSF Compliance:

       1.    Comply with NSF 14, "Plastics Piping Components and Related
             Materials," for plastic domestic water piping components. Include marking
             "NSF-pw" on plastic potable-water piping and "NSF-dwv" on plastic drain,
             waste, and vent piping.
       2.    Comply with NSF 61, "Drinking Water System Components--Health
             Effects, Sections 1 through 9," for potable domestic water plumbing
             specialties.

PART 2 - PRODUCTS

2.1    MANUFACTURERS

  A.   In other Part 2 articles where subparagraph titles below introduce lists, the
       following requirements apply for product selection:

       1.    Available Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, products
             that may be incorporated into the Work include, but are not limited to, the
             products specified.
       2.    Products: Subject to compliance with requirements, provide one of the
             products specified.
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       3.    Available Manufacturers: Subject to compliance with requirements,
             manufacturers offering products that may be incorporated into the Work
             include, but are not limited to, the manufacturers specified.
       4.    Manufacturers:     Subject to compliance with requirements, provide
             products by the manufacturers specified.

2.2    BACKFLOW PREVENTERS

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.    Ames Co., Inc.
       2.    B & K Industries, Inc.
       3.    Cla-Val Co.
       4.    CMB Industries, Inc.; Febco Backflow Preventers.
       5.    Conbraco Industries, Inc.
       6.    FLOMATIC Corp.
       7.    IMI Cash Valve.
       8.    Mueller Co.; Hersey Meters Div.
       9.    Sparco, Inc.
       10.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
       11.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Wilkins Div.
       12.   <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   General: ASSE standard, backflow preventers.

       1.    NPS 2 and Smaller: Bronze body with threaded ends.
       2.    NPS 2-1/2 and Larger: Bronze, cast-iron, steel, or stainless-steel body
             with flanged ends.

             a.   Interior Lining: AWWA C550 or FDA-approved, epoxy coating for
                  backflow preventers having cast-iron or steel body.

       3.    Interior Components: Corrosion-resistant materials.
       4.    Exterior Finish: Polished chrome plate if used in chrome-plated piping
             system.
       5.    Strainer: On inlet, if indicated.

  C.   Pipe-Applied, Atmospheric-Type Vacuum Breakers: ASSE 1001, with floating
       disc and atmospheric vent.

  D.   Hose-Connection Vacuum Breakers:            ASSE 1011, nickel plated, with
       nonremovable and manual drain features, and ASME B1.20.7, garden-hose
       threads on outlet. Units attached to rough-bronze-finish hose connections may
       be rough bronze.

  E.   Intermediate Atmospheric-Vent Backflow Preventers: ASSE 1012, suitable for
       continuous pressure application. Include inlet screen and two independent
       check valves with intermediate atmospheric vent.
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  F.   Double-Check Backflow Prevention Assemblies: ASSE 1015, suitable for
       continuous pressure application. Include shutoff valves on inlet and outlet, and
       strainer on inlet; and test cocks with two positive-seating check valves.

       1.    Pressure Loss: 5 psig maximum, through middle 1/3 of flow range.

  G.   Dual-Check-Valve-Type Backflow Preventers:      ASSE 1024, suitable for
       continuous pressure application. Include union inlet and two independent
       check valves.

       1.    Pressure Loss: 12 psig maximum, through middle 1/3 of flow range.

  H.   Double-Check Detector Assembly Backflow Preventers: ASSE 1048, FMG
       approved or UL listed, and suitable for continuous pressure application. Include
       outside screw and yoke gate valves on inlet and outlet, and strainer on inlet.
       Include test cocks; two positive-seating check valves; and bypass with
       displacement-type water meter, valves, and double-check backflow preventer.

       1.    Pressure Loss: 5 psig maximum, through middle 1/3 of flow range.

2.3    WATER REGULATORS

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.    Armstrong-Yoshitake, Inc.
       2.    BERMAD.
       3.    Cashco, Inc.
       4.    Cla-Val Co.
       5.    Conbraco Industries, Inc.
       6.    FLOMATIC Corp.
       7.    G A Industries, Inc.
       8.    Honeywell Braukmann.
       9.    IMI Cash Valve.
       10.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
       11.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Wilkins Div.
       12.   <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   General: ASSE 1003, water regulators, rated for initial working pressure of 150
       psig minimum. Include integral factory-installed or separate field-installed, Y-
       pattern strainer.

       1.    NPS 2 and Smaller: Bronze body with threaded ends.

             a.   General-Duty Service:   Single-seated, direct operated, unless
                  otherwise indicated.
             b.   Booster Heater Water Supply: Single-seated, direct operated with
                  integral bypass.
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       2.   NPS 2-1/2 and Larger: Bronze or cast-iron body with flanged ends.
            Include AWWA C550 or FDA-approved, interior epoxy coating for
            regulators with cast-iron body.

            a.   Type: Single-seated, direct operated.
            b.   Type: Pilot-operated, single- or double-seated, cast-iron-body main
                 valve, with bronze-body pilot valve.

       3.   Interior Components: Corrosion-resistant materials.
       4.   Exterior Finish: Polished chrome plate if used in chrome-plated piping
            system.

2.4    BALANCING VALVES

  A.   Calibrated Balancing Valves: Adjustable, with two readout ports and memory
       setting indicator. Include manufacturer's standard hoses, fittings, valves,
       differential pressure meter, and carrying case.

  B.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.   Calibrated Balancing Valves:

            a.   Amtrol, Inc.
            b.   Armstrong Pumps, Inc.
            c.   Armstrong-Yoshitake, Inc.
            d.   Flow Design, Inc.
            e.   ITT Industries; Bell & Gossett Div.
            f.   Taco, Inc.
            g.   Tour & Andersson, Inc.
            h.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
            i.   <Insert manufacturer.>

       2.   NPS 2 and Smaller: Bronze body with brass ball, adjustment knob,
            calibrated nameplate, and threaded or solder-joint ends.
       3.   NPS 2 and Smaller: Bronze, Y-pattern body with adjustment knob and
            threaded ends.
       4.   NPS 2-1/2 and Larger: Cast-iron, Y-pattern body with bronze disc and
            flanged or grooved ends.

2.5    THERMOSTATIC WATER MIXING VALVES

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.   Lawler Manufacturing Company, Inc.
       2.   Leonard Valve Company.
       3.   Mark Controls Corp.; Powers Process Controls.
       4.   Symmons Industries, Inc.
       5.   T & S Brass and Bronze Works, Inc.
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       6.    <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   General: ASSE 1017, manually adjustable, thermostatic water mixing valve
       with bronze body. Include check stop and union on hot- and cold-water-supply
       inlets, adjustable temperature setting, and thermometer.

       1.    Type: Bimetal thermostat, operation and pressure rating 125 psig
             minimum.
       2.    Type:  Liquid-filled motor, operation and pressure rating 100 psig
             minimum.

  C.   Thermostatic Water Mixing Valves: Unit, with the following:

       1.    Piping, valves, and unions.[ Include thermometer if not in cabinet.]
       2.    Piping Component Finish: [Polished chrome plate] [Satin spray]
             [Rough bronze].
       3.    Cabinet: [Recessed] [Surface]-mounting steel box with steel hinged
             door, white enameled finish, and thermometer in front.
       4.    Cabinet:     [Recessed] [Surface]-mounting stainless-steel box with
             stainless-steel hinged door and thermometer in front.

2.6    WATER TEMPERING VALVES

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.    Heat-Timer Corporation.
       2.    Holby Valve Co., Inc.
       3.    Sparco, Inc.
       4.    Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
       5.    <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   General: Manually adjustable, thermostatically controlled water tempering
       valve; bronze body; and adjustable temperature setting.

  C.   System Water Tempering Valves: Piston or discs controlling both hot- and
       cold-water flow, capable of limited antiscald protection. Include threaded inlets
       and outlet.

       1.    Finish: [Rough bronze] [Chrome plated].

  D.   Limited-Volume, Water Tempering Valves:         Solder-joint inlets and NPS 3/4
       maximum outlet.

2.7    STRAINERS

  A.   Strainers: Y-pattern, unless otherwise indicated, and full size of connecting
       piping. Include ASTM A 666, Type 304, stainless-steel screens with 3/64-inch
       round perforations, unless otherwise indicated.
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       1.   Pressure Rating: 125-psig minimum steam working pressure, unless
            otherwise indicated.
       2.   NPS 2 and Smaller: Bronze body, with female threaded ends.
       3.   NPS 2-1/2 and Larger: Cast-iron body, with interior AWWA C550 or FDA-
            approved, epoxy coating and flanged ends.
       4.   Y-Pattern Strainers: Screwed screen retainer with centered blowdown.

            a.   Drain: [Pipe plug] [Factory- or field-installed, hose-end drain
                 valve].

       5.   T-Pattern Strainers: Malleable-iron or ductile-iron body with grooved
            ends; access end cap with drain plug and access coupling with rubber
            gasket.
       6.   Basket Strainers: Bolted flange or clamp cover, and basket with lift-out
            handle.

            a.   Type:    [Simplex with one basket] [Duplex with bronze or
                 stainless-steel diverter valve and two baskets].
            b.   Drain: [Pipe plug] [Factory- or field-installed, hose-end drain
                 valve].

  B.   Drainage Basket Strainers: Non-pressure-rated, cast-iron or coated-steel body;
       with bolted flange or clamp cover and drain with plug.

       1.   Basket: Bronze or stainless steel with 1/8- or 3/16-inch- diameter holes
            and lift-out handle.
       2.   Female threaded ends for NPS 2 and smaller, and flanged ends for
            NPS 2-1/2 and larger.

2.8    OUTLET BOXES

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.   Acorn Engineering Company.
       2.   Gray, Guy Manufacturing Co., Inc.
       3.   IPS Corporation.
       4.   LSP Products Group.
       5.   Oatey.
       6.   Plastic Oddities, Inc.
       7.   Symmons Industries, Inc.
       8.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Jonespec Div.
       9.   <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   General: Recessed-mounting outlet boxes with supply fittings complying with
       ASME A112.18.1M.      Include box with faceplate, services indicated for
       equipment connections, and wood-blocking reinforcement.
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  C.   Clothes Washer Outlet Boxes: With hot- and cold-water hose connections,
       drain, and the following:

       1.    Box and Faceplate: [Stainless steel] [Enameled or epoxy-painted
             steel] [Plastic].
       2.    Shutoff Fitting(s): [Two hose bibbs] [Combination, single lever].
       3.    Supply Fittings: Two NPS 1/2 gate, globe, or ball valves and NPS 1/2
             copper, water tubing.
       4.    Drain: [NPS 1-1/2] [NPS 2] standpipe, P-trap, and direct waste connection
             to drainage piping.
       5.    Inlet Hoses: Two ASTM D 3571, 60-inch- long, rubber household clothes
             washer inlet hoses with female hose-thread couplings.
       6.    Drain Hose: One 48-inch- long, rubber household clothes washer drain
             hose with hooked end.

  D.   Icemaker Outlet Boxes: With hose connection and the following:

       1.    Box and Faceplate: [Stainless steel] [Enameled or epoxy-painted
             steel] [Plastic].
       2.    Shutoff Fitting: Hose bibb.
       3.    Supply Fitting: NPS 1/2 gate, globe, or ball valve and NPS 1/2 copper,
             water tubing.

2.9    WHEEL-HANDLE WALL HYDRANTS

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.    Arrowhead Brass Products, Inc.
       2.    B & K Industries, Inc.
       3.    Mansfield Plumbing Products, Inc.
       4.    NIBCO INC.
       5.    Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co., Inc.
       6.    Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
       7.    Woodford Manufacturing Co.
       8.    Zurn Industries, Inc.; Jonespec Div.
       9.    <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   Description: Frost-proof design similar to ASME A112.21.3M, for wall mounting
       with wheel-handle operation, NPS 1/2 or NPS 3/4 threaded or solder-joint inlet,
       casing and operating rod to match wall thickness, and projecting outlet with
       ASME B1.20.7 garden-hose threads on outlet. Include wall clamp; integral
       vacuum breaker or nonremovable, drainable hose-connection [vacuum
       breaker complying with ASSE 1011] [or] [backflow preventer complying
       with ASSE 1052]; and garden-hose threads complying with ASME B1.20.7 on
       outlet.

2.10   NONDRAINING NONFREEZE POST HYDRANTS
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  A.   General: All-metal lever operation with nondraining water-storage reservoir,
       designed without drain and to be freezeproof with components of at least length
       required for burial of valve and water storage reservoir below frost line.

  B.   Closed-Reservoir, Nondraining, Nonfreeze Post Hydrants: With lever-piston
       operating mechanism, NPS 1 threaded inlet, [NPS 1 outlet and coupling plug
       for 1-inch hose] [NPS 1 by NPS 3/4 adapter with nonremovable, drainable
       hose-connection vacuum breaker complying with ASSE 1011 and garden-
       hose threads complying with ASME B1.20.7 on outlet] [or] [NPS 1 by
       NPS 3/4 adapter with nonremovable, drainable hose-connection backflow
       preventer complying with ASSE 1052 and garden-hose threads complying
       with ASME B1.20.7 on outlet].

       1.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

            a.   Murdock, Inc.
            b.   <Insert manufacturer.>

  C.   Vented-Reservoir, Nondraining, Nonfreeze Post Hydrants: With reservoir
       venturi and vent devices; NPS 3/4 minimum threaded inlet; nonremovable,
       drainable hose-connection [vacuum breaker complying with ASSE 1011] [or]
       [backflow preventer complying with ASSE 1052]; and garden-hose threads
       complying with ASME B1.20.7 on outlet.

       1.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

            a.   Hoeptner Products.
            b.   Simmons Manufacturing Co.
            c.   Woodford Manufacturing Co.
            d.   <Insert manufacturer.>

2.11   TRAP SEAL PRIMER VALVES

  A.   Supply-Type Trap Seal Primer Valves: ASSE 1018, water-supply-fed type, with
       the following characteristics:

       1.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

            a.   E & S Valves.
            b.   Josam Co.
            c.   MIFAB Manufacturing, Inc.
            d.   Precision Plumbing Products, Inc.
            e.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.
            f.   Tyler Pipe; Wade Div.
            g.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Drainage Products Div.
            h.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Water Products Div.
            i.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Jonespec Div.
            j.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Specification Drainage Operation.
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             k.   <Insert manufacturer.>

       2.    125-psig minimum working pressure.
       3.    Bronze body with atmospheric-vented drain chamber.
       4.    Inlet and Outlet Connections: NPS 1/2 threaded, union, or solder joint.
       5.    Gravity Drain Outlet Connection: NPS 1/2 threaded or solder joint.
       6.    Finish: Chrome plated, or rough bronze for units used with pipe or tube
             that is not chrome finished.

  B.   Drainage-Type Trap Seal Primer Valves: ASSE 1044, fixture-trap, waste-
       drainage-fed type, with the following characteristics:

       1.    [Available ]Manufacturers:

             a.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.
             b.   <Insert manufacturer.>

       2.    Chrome-plated, cast-brass, NPS 1-1/4 minimum, lavatory P-trap with
             NPS 3/8 minimum, trap makeup connection.

  C.   Trap Seal Primer System: Factory-fabricated, automatic-operation assembly
       for wall mounting with the following:

       1.    [Available ]Manufacturers:

             a.   Precision Plumbing Products, Inc.
             b.   <Insert manufacturer.>

       2.    Piping: NPS 3/4, ASTM B 88, Type L; copper, water tubing inlet and
             manifold with number of NPS 1/2 outlets as indicated.
       3.    Cabinet: Steel box with stainless-steel cover.
       4.    Electric Controls: 24-hour timer, solenoid valve, and manual switch for
             120-V ac power.
       5.    Water Hammer Arrester: ASSE 1010.
       6.    Vacuum Breaker: ASSE 1001.

2.12   DRAIN VALVES

  A.   Hose-End Drain Valves: MSS SP-110, NPS 3/4 ball valve, rated for 400-psig
       minimum CWP. Include two-piece, copper-alloy body with standard port,
       chrome-plated brass ball, replaceable seats and seals, blowout-proof stem, and
       vinyl-covered steel handle.

       1.    Inlet: Threaded or solder joint.
       2.    Outlet: Short-threaded nipple with ASME B1.20.7, garden-hose threads
             and cap.
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  B.   Hose-End Drain Valve: MSS SP-80, gate valve, Class 125, ASTM B 62 bronze
       body, with NPS 3/4 threaded or solder-joint inlet and ASME B1.20.7, garden-
       hose threads on outlet and cap. Hose bibbs are prohibited for this application.

  C.   Stop-and-Waste Drain Valves: MSS SP-110, ball valve, rated for 200-psig
       minimum CWP or MSS SP-80, Class 125, gate valve; ASTM B 62 bronze body,
       with NPS 1/8 side drain outlet and cap.

2.13   BACKWATER VALVES

  A.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

       1.   Josam Co.
       2.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.
       3.   Watts Industries, Inc.; Drainage Products Div.
       4.   Zurn Industries, Inc.; Specification Drainage Operation.
       5.   <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   Horizontal Backwater Valves: ASME A112.14.1, cast-iron body, with removable
       bronze swing-check valve and threaded or bolted cover.

       1.   Closed-Position Check Valve: Factory assembled or field modified to
            hang closed unless subject to backflow condition.
       2.   Open-Position Check Valve: Factory assembled or field modified to hang
            open for airflow.
       3.   Extension:     ASTM A 74, Service class; full-size, cast-iron, soil-pipe
            extension to field-installed cleanout at floor, instead of cover.

  C.   Drain Outlet Backwater Valves: Cast-iron or bronze body, with removable ball
       float, threaded inlet, and threaded or spigot outlet for installation in bottom outlet
       of floor drain.

2.14   MISCELLANEOUS PIPING SPECIALTIES

  A.   Water Hammer Arresters: ASSE 1010 or PDI-WH 201, metal-bellows type with
       pressurized metal cushioning chamber.     Sizes indicated are based on
       ASSE 1010 or PDI-WH 201, Sizes A through F.

       1.   [Available ]Manufacturers:

            a.    Josam Co.
            b.    Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.
            c.    Tyler Pipe; Wade Div.
            d.    Zurn Industries, Inc.; Specification Drainage Operation.
            e.    <Insert manufacturer.>

  B.   Hose Bibbs:   Bronze body with replaceable seat disc complying with
       ASME A112.18.1M for compression-type faucets. Include NPS 1/2 or NPS 3/4
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       threaded or solder-joint inlet, of design suitable for pressure of at least 125 psig;
       integral [or field-installed,] nonremovable, drainable hose-connection vacuum
       breaker; and garden-hose threads complying with ASME B1.20.7 on outlet.

       1.    Finish for Equipment Rooms: Rough bronze, or chrome or nickel plated.
       2.    Finish for Service Areas: [Rough bronze] [Chrome or nickel plated].
       3.    Finish for Finished Rooms: Chrome or nickel plated.
       4.    Operation for Equipment Rooms: Wheel handle or operating key.
       5.    Operation for Service Areas: [Wheel handle] [Operating key].
       6.    Operation for Finished Rooms: [Wheel handle] [Operating key].
       7.    Include operating key with each operating-key hose bibb.
       8.    Include [integral ]wall flange with each chrome- or nickel-plated hose
             bibb.

  C.   Air Vents: Float type for automatic air venting.

       1.    Bolted Construction: Bronze body with replaceable, corrosion-resistant
             metal float and stainless-steel mechanism and seat; threaded [NPS 3/8]
             [NPS 1/2] minimum inlet; 125-psig minimum pressure rating at 140 deg F;
             and threaded vent outlet.
       2.    Welded Construction: Stainless-steel body with corrosion-resistant metal
             float, stainless-steel mechanism and seat, threaded NPS 3/8 minimum
             inlet, 150-psig minimum pressure rating, and threaded vent outlet.

  D.   Air-Admittance Valves: Plastic housing with mechanical-operation sealing
       diaphragm, designed to admit air into drainage and vent piping and to prevent
       transmission of sewer gas into building.

       1.    [Available ]Manufacturers:

             a.   B & K Industries, Inc.
             b.   Durgo, Inc.
             c.   IMI Cash Valve.
             d.   IPS Corporation.
             e.   J & B Products.
             f.   Magic Vent Co., Inc.
             g.   Oatey.
             h.   Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co., Inc.
             i.   Studor, Inc.
             j.   <Insert manufacturer.>

       2.    Stack Vent Valve: ASSE 1050, designed for installation as terminal on
             soil, waste, and vent stacks, instead of stack vent extending through roof,
             in NPS 2 to NPS 4.
       3.    Fixture Vent Valve: ASSE 1051, designed for installation on waste piping,
             instead of vent connection, for single fixture, in NPS 1-1/4 to NPS 2.
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  E.   Open Drains: Shop or field fabricate from ASTM A 74, Service class, hub-and-
       spigot, cast-iron, soil-pipe fittings. Include P-trap, hub-and-spigot riser section;
       and where required, increaser fitting, joined with ASTM C 564, rubber gaskets.

  F.   Deep-Seal Traps: Cast-iron or bronze casting, with inlet and outlet matching
       connected piping and cleanout trap seal primer valve connection.

       1.   NPS 2: 4-inch- minimum water seal.
       2.   NPS 2-1/2 and Larger: 5-inch- minimum water seal.

  G.   Floor-Drain Inlet Fittings: Cast iron, with threaded inlet and threaded or spigot
       outlet, and trap seal primer valve connection.

  H.   Fixed Air-Gap Fittings: Manufactured cast-iron or bronze drainage fitting with
       semiopen top with threads or device to secure drainage inlet piping in top and
       bottom spigot or threaded outlet larger than top inlet. Include design complying
       with ASME A112.1.2 that will provide fixed air gap between installed inlet and
       outlet piping.

  I.   Stack Flashing Fittings: Counterflashing-type, cast-iron fitting, with bottom
       recess for terminating roof membrane, and with threaded or hub top for
       extending vent pipe.

  J.   Vent Caps: Cast-iron body with threaded or hub inlet and vandal-proof design.
       Include vented hood and set-screws to secure to vent pipe.

  K.   Vent Terminals: Commercially manufactured, shop- or field-fabricated, frost-
       proof assembly constructed of galvanized steel, copper, or lead-coated copper.
       Size to provide 1-inch enclosed air space between outside of pipe and inside of
       flashing collar extension, with counterflashing.

  L.   Downspout Boots: ASTM A 74, Service class, hub-and-spigot, cast-iron soil
       pipe.

  M.   Conductor Nozzles: Bronze body with threaded inlet for connected conductor
       size, and bronze wall flange with mounting holes.

       1.   Finish: [Polished] [Nickel] bronze.

2.15   CLEANOUTS

  A.   Cleanouts, <Insert Drawing Designation>: Comply with [ASME A112.36.2M]
       [ASME A112.3.1] <Insert other>.

       1.   Application: [Floor cleanout] [Wall cleanout] [For installation in
            exposed piping] <Insert other or delete subparagraph>.
       2.   [Available ]Products:
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             a.   Josam Co.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             b.   Josam Co., Blucher-Josam Div.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             c.   LSP Products Group.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             d.   Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co., Inc.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             e.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             f.   Tyler Pipe, Wade Div.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             g.   Watts Industries, Inc., Drainage Products Div.; <Insert product
                  name and model number>.
             h.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Jonespec Div.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             i.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Specification Drainage Operation; <Insert
                  product name and model number>.
             j.   <Insert manufacturer; product name and model number.>

       3.    Body or Ferrule Material: [Cast iron] [Plastic] [Stainless steel] <Insert
             other>.
       4.    Clamping Device: [Required] [Not required].
       5.    Outlet Connection: [Threaded] [Inside calk] [Spigot].
       6.    Closure: [Brass plug with straight threads and gasket] [Brass plug
             with tapered threads] [Plastic plug] <Insert other>.
       7.    Adjustable Housing Material: [Cast iron] [Plastic] with [threads] [set-
             screws or other device] <Insert other>.
       8.    Frame and Cover Material and Finish: [Painted cast iron] [Nickel-
             bronze, copper alloy] [Polished bronze] [Rough bronze] [Stainless
             steel] <Insert other>.
       9.    Frame and Cover Shape: [Round] [Square] <Insert other or delete if
             not applicable>.
       10.   Top Loading Classification: [Light Duty] [Medium Duty] [Heavy Duty]
             [Extra Heavy-Duty] [Special Duty] <Delete if not applicable>.

2.16   FLOOR DRAINS

  A.   Floor    Drains, <Insert    Drawing    Designation>: Comply  with
       [ASME A112.21.1M] [ASME A112.21.1M with ASME A112.14.1, backwater
       valve] [ASME A112.3.1] <Insert other>.

       1.    Application: [Area drain] [Floor drain] [Funnel floor drain] <Insert other
             or delete subparagraph>.
       2.    [Available ]Products:

             a.   Josam Co.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             b.   Josam Co., Blucher-Josam Div.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
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             c.   Sioux Chief Manufacturing Co., Inc.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             d.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             e.   Tyler Pipe, Wade Div.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             f.   Watts Industries, Inc., Drainage Products Div.; <Insert product
                  name and model number>.
             g.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Jonespec Div.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             h.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Specification Drainage Operation; <Insert
                  product name and model number>.
             i.   <Insert manufacturer; product name and model number.>

       3.    Body Material: [Gray iron] [Stainless steel] <Insert other>.
       4.    Seepage Flange: [Required] [Not required] [Anchor flange].
       5.    Clamping Device: [Required] [Not required].
       6.    Outlet: [Bottom] [Side] <Insert other>.
       7.    Exposed Surfaces and Interior Lining: [Acid-resistant enamel] [Not
             required] <Insert other>.
       8.    Sediment Bucket: [Not required] <Insert description if required>.
       9.    Top or Strainer Material: [Gray iron] [Stainless steel] [Bronze] [Nickel
             bronze] <Insert other>.
       10.   Top of Body and Strainer Finish: [Nickel bronze] [Polished bronze]
             [Rough bronze] [Stainless steel] <Insert other>.
       11.   Top Shape: [Round] [Square] <Insert other>.
       12.   Dimensions of Top or Strainer: <Insert dimensions and describe body,
             sump, and grate if required.>
       13.   Top Loading Classification: [Light Duty] [Medium Duty] [Heavy Duty]
             [Extra Heavy-Duty] [Special Duty] <Delete if not applicable>.
       14.   Funnel: [Required] [Not required] <Insert description and dimensions
             if required>.
       15.   Inlet Fitting: [Gray iron, with threaded inlet and threaded or spigot
             outlet, and trap seal primer valve connection] [Not required].
       16.   Trap Material: [Cast iron] [Bronze] [Copper] [Not required] <Insert
             other>.
       17.   Trap Pattern: [Standard P-trap] [Deep-seal P-trap] [Not required]
             <Insert other>.
       18.   Trap Features: [Cleanout] [Trap seal primer valve drain connection]
             [Cleanout and trap seal primer valve drain connection] [Not required]
             <Insert other>.

2.17   TRENCH DRAINS

  A.   Trench Drains, <Insert Drawing Designation>:                   Comply     with
       [ASME A112.21.1M] [ASME A112.3.1] <Insert other>.

       1.    [Available ]Products:
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             a.   Josam Co.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             b.   Josam Co., Blucher-Josam Div.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             c.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             d.   Tyler Pipe, Wade Div.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             e.   Watts Industries, Inc., Drainage Products Div.; <Insert product
                  name and model number>.
             f.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Specification Drainage Operation; <Insert
                  product name and model number>.
             g.   <Insert manufacturer; product name and model number.>

       2.    Body Material: [Gray iron] [Stainless steel] <Insert other>.
       3.    Seepage Flange: [Required] [Not required] [Anchor flange].
       4.    Clamping Device: [Required] [Not required].
       5.    Outlet: [Bottom] [Side] [End] <Insert other>.
       6.    Grate Material: [Gray iron] [Ductile iron] [Stainless steel] <Insert
             other>.
       7.    Grate Finish: [Painted] [Not required] <Insert other>.
       8.    Dimensions of Frame and Grate: <Insert dimensions and describe
             body, sump, and grate if required.>
       9.    Top Loading Classification: [Light Duty] [Medium Duty] [Heavy Duty]
             [Extra Heavy-Duty] [Special Duty] <Delete if not applicable>.
       10.   Trap Material: [Cast iron] [Stainless steel] [Not required] <Insert
             other>.
       11.   Trap Pattern: [Standard P-trap] [Not required] <Insert other>.

2.18   GREASE INTERCEPTORS

  A.   Grease Interceptors, <Insert Drawing Designation>: Comply with [PDI-G101]
       <Insert other>.

       1.    [Available ]Products:

             a.   Ashland Plastics, Inc.; <Insert product name and model number>
             b.   Grease Traps USA; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.Josam Co.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             c.   MIFAB Manufacturing, Inc.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             d.   Rockford Sanitary Systems, Inc.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             e.   Schier Products Co.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             f.   Smith & Loveless, Inc., Commercial Div.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             g.   Smith, Jay R. Mfg. Co.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
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             h.   Town & Country Plastics, Inc.; <Insert product name and model
                  number>.
             i.   Tyler Pipe, Wade Div.; <Insert product name and model number>.
             j.   Watts Industries, Inc., Drainage Products Div.; <Insert product
                  name and model number>.
             k.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Jonespec Div.; <Insert product name and
                  model number>.
             l.   Zurn Industries, Inc., Specification Drainage Operation; <Insert
                  product name and model number>.
             m.   <Insert manufacturer; product name and model number.>

       2.    Plumbing and Drainage Institute Seal: [Required] [Not required].
       3.    Body Material: [Cast iron] [Cast iron or steel] [Fiberglass] [Plastic]
             <Insert other>.
       4.    Interior Lining: [Corrosion-resistant enamel] [Not required] <Insert
             other>.
       5.    Exterior Coating: [Corrosion-resistant enamel] [Not required] <Insert
             other>.
       6.    Body Dimensions: <Insert dimensions.>
       7.    Body Extension: [Required] [Not required].
       8.    Flow Rate: <Insert interceptor design rate.>
       9.    Grease Retention Capacity: <Insert capacity.>
       10.   Inlet and Outlet Size: <Insert size.>
       11.   End Connections: [Threaded] [Hub] [Flanged].
       12.   Cleanout: Integral[ or field installed on outlet].
       13.   Mounting: [Above floor] [Recessed in acid-resistant, coated steel
             frame and cradle] [Recessed, flush with floor] <Insert other>.
       14.   Flow-Control Fitting: [Required] [Not required].
       15.   Operation: [Manual cleaning] [Automatic recovery] [Semiautomatic,
             manual drawoff] <Insert other>.

PART 3 - EXECUTION

3.1    INSTALLATION

  A.   Refer to Division 15 Section 15050 "Basic Mechanical Materials and Methods"
       for piping joining materials, joint construction, and basic installation
       requirements.

  B.   Install backflow preventers in each water supply to mechanical equipment and
       systems and to other equipment and water systems that may be sources of
       contamination. Comply with authorities having jurisdiction.

       1.    Locate backflow preventers in same room as connected equipment or
             system.
       2.    Install drain for backflow preventers with atmospheric-vent drain
             connection with air-gap fitting, fixed air-gap fitting, or equivalent positive
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             pipe separation of at least two pipe diameters in drain piping and pipe to
             floor drain.    Locate air-gap device attached to or under backflow
             preventer. Simple air breaks are not acceptable for this application.
       3.    Do not install bypass piping around backflow preventers.

  C.   Install pressure regulators with inlet and outlet shutoff valves and balance valve
       bypass. Install pressure gages on inlet and outlet.

  D.   Install strainers on supply side of each control valve, pressure regulator, and
       solenoid valve.

  E.   Install draining-type [ground] [ground and ground post] [ground post]
       hydrants with [1 cu. yd.] <Insert other> of crushed gravel around drain hole.

       1.    Set ground hydrants with box flush with grade.
       2.    Set post hydrants in concrete paving or in [1 cu. ft.] <Insert other> of
             concrete block at grade.

  F.   Install trap seal primer valves with outlet piping pitched down toward drain trap
       a minimum of 1 percent and connect to floor-drain body, trap, or inlet fitting.
       Adjust valve for proper flow.

  G.   Install backwater valves in building drain piping. For interior installation, provide
       cleanout deck plate flush with floor and centered over backwater valve cover,
       and of adequate size to remove valve cover for servicing.

  H.   Install expansion joints on vertical risers, stacks, and conductors if indicated.

  I.   Install cleanouts in aboveground piping and building drain piping according to
       the following, unless otherwise indicated:

       1.    Size same as drainage piping up to NPS 4. Use NPS 4 for larger
             drainage piping unless larger cleanout is indicated.
       2.    Locate at each change in direction of piping greater than 45 deg rees.
       3.    Locate at minimum intervals of 50 feet for piping NPS 4 and smaller and
             100 feet for larger piping.
       4.    Locate at base of each vertical soil and waste stack.

  J.   Install cleanout deck plates with top flush with finished floor, for floor cleanouts
       for piping below floors.

  K.   Install cleanout wall access covers, of types indicated, with frame and cover
       flush with finished wall, for cleanouts located in concealed piping.

  L.   Install flashing flange and clamping device with each stack and cleanout
       passing through floors with waterproof membrane.
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M.   Install vent flashing sleeves on stacks passing through roof. Secure over stack
     flashing according to manufacturer's written instructions.

N.   Install frost-proof vent caps on each vent pipe passing through roof. Maintain 1-
     inch clearance between vent pipe and roof substrate.

O.   Install floor drains at low points of surface areas to be drained. Set grates of
     drains flush with finished floor, unless otherwise indicated.

     1.   Position floor drains for easy access and maintenance.
     2.   Set floor drains below elevation of surrounding finished floor to allow floor
          drainage. Set with grates depressed according to the following drainage
          area radii:

          a.    Radius, 30 Inches or Less: Equivalent to 1 percent slope, but not
                less than 1/4-inch total depression.
          b.    Radius, 30 to 60 Inches: Equivalent to 1 percent slope.
          c.    Radius, 60 Inches or Larger: Equivalent to 1 percent slope, but not
                greater than 1-inch total depression.

     3.   Install floor-drain flashing collar or flange so no leakage occurs between
          drain and adjoining flooring. Maintain integrity of waterproof membranes
          where penetrated.
     4.   Install individual traps for floor drains connected to sanitary building drain,
          unless otherwise indicated.

P.   Install interceptors, including trapping, venting, and flow-control fitting,
     according to authorities having jurisdiction and with clear space for servicing.

     1.   Above-Floor Installation: Set unit with bottom resting on floor, unless
          otherwise indicated.
     2.   Flush with Floor Installation: Set unit and extension, if required, with cover
          flush with finished floor.
     3.   Recessed Floor Installation: Set unit in receiver housing having bottom or
          cradle supports, with receiver housing cover flush with finished floor.
     4.   Install cleanout immediately downstream from interceptors not having
          integral cleanout on outlet.
     5.   Coordinate oil-interceptor storage tank and gravity drain with Division 2
          Section 02554 "Fuel-Oil Distribution."

Q.   Fasten wall-hanging plumbing specialties securely to supports attached to
     building substrate if supports are specified and to building wall construction if no
     support is indicated.

R.   Fasten recessed-type plumbing specialties to reinforcement built into walls.

S.   Install wood-blocking reinforcement for wall-mounting and recessed-type
     plumbing specialties.
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  T.   Install individual shutoff valve in each water supply to plumbing specialties. Use
       ball, gate, or globe valve if specific valve is not indicated. Install shutoff valves
       in accessible locations. Refer to Division 15 Section "Valves" for general-duty
       ball, butterfly, check, gate, and globe valves.

  U.   Install air vents at piping high points. Include ball, gate, or globe valve in
       inlet[ and drain piping from outlet to floor drain].

  V.   Install traps on plumbing specialty drain outlets. Omit traps on indirect wastes
       unless trap is indicated.

  W.   Install escutcheons at wall, floor, and ceiling penetrations in exposed finished
       locations and within cabinets and millwork. Use deep-pattern escutcheons if
       required to conceal protruding pipe fittings.

3.2    CONNECTIONS

  A.   Install piping adjacent to equipment to allow service and maintenance.

  B.   Connect plumbing specialties and devices that require power according to
       Division 16 Sections.

  C.   Interceptor Connections: Connect piping, flow-control fittings, and accessories.

       1.    Grease Interceptors: Connect inlet and outlet to unit, and flow-control
             fitting and vent to unit inlet piping. Install valve on outlet of automatic
             drawoff-type unit.
       2.    Grease Recovery Units: Connect inlet, outlet, and vent piping; controls;
             electric power; and factory-furnished accessories to unit.
       3.    Oil Interceptors: Connect inlet, outlet, vent, and gravity drawoff piping to
             unit; flow-control fitting and vent to unit inlet piping; and gravity drawoff
             and suction piping to oil storage tank.
       4.    Solids Interceptors: Connect inlet and outlet.

3.3    LABELING AND IDENTIFYING

  A.   Equipment Nameplates and Signs: Install engraved plastic-laminate equipment
       nameplate or sign on or near each [backflow preventer] [thermostatic water
       mixing valve] [water tempering valve] [trap seal primer system] [grease
       interceptor] [grease recovery unit] [and] [oil interceptor].

       1.    Text: Distinguish among multiple units, inform operator of operational
             requirements, indicate safety and emergency precautions, and warn of
             hazards and improper operations, in addition to identifying unit.
       2.    Refer to Division 15 Section 15050 "[Basic Mechanical Materials and
             Methods] [Mechanical Identification]" for nameplates and signs.

3.4    PROTECTION
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  A.   Protect drains during remainder of construction period to avoid clogging with dirt
       and debris and to prevent damage from traffic and construction work.

  B.   Place plugs in ends of uncompleted piping at end of each day or when work
       stops.


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