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FLUSH TANK

A tank designed with a ball ** and flush valve to flush the contents of the bowl or usable portion of the fixture.

FLUSHOMETER TANK

A device integrated within an air accumulator vessel that is designed to discharge a predetermined quantity of water to fixtures for flushing purposes.

FLUSHOMETER VALVE

A valve attached to a pressurized water supply pipe and so designed that when activated it opens the line for direct flow into the fixture at a rate and quantity to operate the fixture properly, and then gradually closes to reseal fixture traps and avoid water hammer.

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