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New PDF release: ASPE Plumbineering Dictionary - The Comprehensive Resource

By Pienta, Gretchen(eds.)

ISBN-10: 1613445652

ISBN-13: 9781613445655

ISBN-10: 1891255169

ISBN-13: 9781891255168

This booklet is the industry's merely entire source of plumbing engineering terminology. It comprises hundreds of thousands of phrases present in the lexicon of plumbing engineers, phrases used on a daily basis within the layout of every kind of plumbing structures. greater than only a thesaurus, this reference contains entries on the entire significant companies, in addition to universal acronyms, abbreviations and terminology on the topic of formulation, criteria, and requirements.

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A support frame for a boiler constructed of cast iron or steel. boiler temperature gauge A temperature-registering device installed in a boiler. boiler trim Any accessory for a hot water or steam boiler. boiler tube 1. A tube inserted in the top of a tank to direct cold water to the bottom to prevent stored hot water from cooling. 2. Piping inside a boiler through which water is carried in a water tube boiler or through which the flame and flue gases are carried in a fire tube boiler. boiling point The temperature of a liquid in which the internal vapor pressure is equal to the pressure on the surface of the liquid and the liquid begins to turn into a gas or vapor, characterized by a bubbling of the lquid.

As-built 1. The actual installation and configuration of construction or placement. 2. A term referring to drawings prepared after construction to show the actual construction in place, incorporating all changes from the original plans and specifications. assembly A preformed arrangement of various devices and components used to carry, hold, and/or restrain equipment or a piping system load in tension. net), a nonprofit organization serving wholesale distributor and their suppliers in the plumbing, heating, cooling, and industrial and mechanical pipe, valves, and fittings industries.

Basin wrench A long-shanked tool with ratchet-like jaws used to reach into tight spots. basket strainer A perforated drain receptacle used to prevent large food particles from entering a drainage system. batch-feed food waste grinder A food waste grinder that requires a lid that must be locked before operation, making it impossible to run the grinder when the user is trying to clear a jam by hand and preventing cutlery from falling into the grinder. bath connection A cast-brass, 90-degree fitting or flexible tubing used to connect a bath faucet to the water supply.

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