Asked by: Benedetta Jallow
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th June, 2020

What is the main purpose of a studor vent for plumbing fixtures?

The purpose of vents is to allow air to enter the plumbing drainage waste and vent system and equalize pressure when water drains out of the system maintaining the integrity of the water trap that prevents sewer gases from entering the building through fixture drains.

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Subsequently, one may also ask, is a studor vent necessary?

Studor AAVs eliminate the need for passive pipe venting and costly roof penetrations with world leading performance by their unique and patented design. Every Studor valve is tested twice before leaving the factory. Once installed, no maintenance is required.

Additionally, where does the vent go in plumbing? Plumbing vents are pipes that extend from the waste pipes to the outside of the building, often going through the roof. The vent pipes allow the sewer gases to escape to the outside, rather than being released inside the house. The vent pipes also allow oxygen into the waste pipes.

Also asked, can I use a studor vent for a washing machine drain?

Mini-Vent (US / ASTM) It can also be used with other Studor AAVs to complement larger and high-rise building drainage systems and is ideal for all single fixtures: washing machines, toilets, sinks, baths and showers, etc.

Can you vent a toilet with a studor vent?

Studor, a brand name air admittance valve, can solve venting problems when open air venting pipes will not work. Studor vents allow air to enter the pipes while keeping sewer gasses or odor from escaping. After a toilet flushes the increased water flowing down the drain creates a negative pressure.

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