ASSE 1014

Performance Requirements for Backflow Prevention Devices for Hand-Held Showers

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Organization: ASSE
Publication Date: 1 January 2005
Status: active
Page Count: 16
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Description

These devices provide backflow protection against backsiphonage and backpressure in handheld showers. These are separate devices or are integral with wall-mounted or deck-mounted tub fillers, flexible hoses, or components that are attached to shower arms.

General Requirements

The device(s) and associated components shall comply with the requirements of this standard and the applicable requirements of ASME A112.18.1 unless stated otherwise herein.

Minimum Working Pressure

The device shall be designed to withstand an inlet working pressure of a minimum of 125.0 psi (861.9 kPa).

Temperature

Temperature Range

The device shall be designed to function at temperatures from 40.0 °F to 120.0 °F (4.4 °C to 48.9 °C).

Maximum Temperature Spike

The device shall withstand temperature spikes up to 150 °F (65.6 °C).

Document History

ASSE 1014
January 1, 2005
Performance Requirements for Backflow Prevention Devices for Hand-Held Showers
Description These devices provide backflow protection against backsiphonage and backpressure in handheld showers. These are separate devices or are integral with wall-mounted or deck-mounted tub...
August 1, 1989
Performance Requirements for Hand-Held Showers
A description is not available for this item.
January 1, 1989
Performance Requirements for Hand-Held Showers
A description is not available for this item.

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