New Building Patents

1903 Scientific American  
Plumbing PLUMBING A TOWN HOUSE. THE Plumbers' Trade Journal summarizes the plumb ing work installed in three New York City residences which afford good types of recent workmanship. The galvanized cellar sinks are 18 x 36, with open strainers and overflow set on iron pipe frames and supplied with hot and cold water through lAJ-inch galvanized branches, lAJ-inch finished brass compres sion hose bibbs and waste through 2-inch lead trap waste and 1lAJ inch vent. Kitchen sinks are 24 x 42 imperial
more » ... rcelain roll rim, supplied with ·hot and cold water through %,-inch galvanized branches behind the tile and have nickel plated %,-inch Fuller bibbs and waste through 2-inch nickelplated plug and strainer, 2-inch nickelplated brass pipe and a 2-inch trap to floor. The washtubs are supplied with hot and cold water through %,-inch galvanized branches run on wall above tubs, with %-inch long shank Fuller wash tray cock, and waste through 2-inch lead trap and waste with 1lAJ-inch vent. The servants' closets are front outlet washout com bination, seat attachments, nickelplated hinges, oak seat and cover, brass floor plates, nickelplated bolts and washers, slate platform, width of space with back and sides 16 inches high. The cistern is an 8-gallon copper-lined plain siphon, supplied through lAJ-inch galvanized pipe and 114-inch lead flush pipe. The basement and fifth floor basins are 16-inch round wing basins, with Italian marble countersunk slabs 12 x %-inch backs, 6-inch aprons on fifth floor, sup plied with hot and cold water through lAJ-inch gal vanized and lAJ-inch AA branches, No. 1 nickelplated compression basin cocks and waste through nickel plated plugs and couplings, 1lAJ-inch lead trap waste, and Ph-inch vent. The ground floor basins are porcelain, oval, and se cured to 114 -inch Italian marble (countersunk) with 12 x % inch backs and ends. Aprons are 6 x % inch.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican07011903-20dbuild fatcat:akcbtzayyvcnhcqixsycgvkgne