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ASSE 1001

Performance Requirements for Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers

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Organization: ASSE
Publication Date: 1 January 2002
Status: inactive
Page Count: 21
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Purpose - To prevent backflow or back-siphonage into a potable water distribution system when installed with the Critical Level point (as described later herein) at least 6 inches above the flood level rim of the receptacle served or greatest elevation of use, and when installed on the discharge side of the last control valve, and the backflow source is subject to no more than normal atmospheric pressure. This device shall not be subjected to more than twelve (12) hours of continuous water pressure.

Document History

November 1, 2016
Performance Requirements for Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers
This standard provides performance standards and compliancetesting procedures for atmospheric type vacuum breakers that are singlepipe-applied, flushometer-applied, or integrally-applied. Atmospheric...
January 1, 2008
Performance Requirements for Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers
Description Vacuum Breakers shall be classified in two general types: a. Atmospheric type, as described herein. b. Pressure type (See ASSE Standard #1020, Performance Requirements for Pressure...
ASSE 1001
January 1, 2002
Performance Requirements for Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers
Purpose - To prevent backflow or back-siphonage into a potable water distribution system when installed with the Critical Level point (as described later herein) at least 6 inches above the flood...
September 1, 1988
Performance Requirements for Pipe Applied Atmospheric Type Vacuum Breakers
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