25 Feb 2022
February 25, 2022

Key points of floor drains selection

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Key points of floor drains selection
1) The CJ/T 186-2003 standard only applies to floor trap grating used in general industrial and civil buildings. It is not applicable to special places such as anti-wave grating for civil air defense projects and explosion-proof grating for petrochemical enterprises. For grating in special places, in addition to referring to this standard, they should also meet the technical requirements of related industries.
2) Water seal is one of the important features of water-sealed drains. When selecting, it should be understood whether the depth of the water seal of the product reaches 50mm. Side wall drains, grating with screen frames, and closed drains generally do not have water seals; most of the overflow-proof and multi-channel drains have water seals. The selection should be based on the manufacturer’s information.
For floor trap grating without water seals, a water trap with a depth of not less than 50mm should be installed in the drain pipe. This component can be configured by the floor drain manufacturer, or set by the construction unit that installs the floor drain.
3) The height of the floor drain grate can be adjusted, and the adjustment height is not less than 35mm to ensure that the floor drain surface elevation is level with the ground after the ground decoration is completed. The floor drain is equipped with a waterproof wing ring to meet the waterproof requirements when the floor drain is installed on the floor.
For floor trap grating located in underground garage car passages or load-bearing places, the strength of the grate should be able to meet the corresponding load.
4) The structure of the drains with water seal should be reasonable and smooth, and the debris in the drainage is not easy to settle; the cross-sectional area of ​​each part of the water should be greater than the cross-sectional area of ​​the discharge pipe, and the minimum clear width of the flow channel should not be less than 10mm.
5) There are three ways to connect the floor drain: socket; thread; clamp. The size of the connection port can be determined in accordance with the current national regulations
6). It should be used first, and it may not be installed where drainage is not required. The floor drain reserved by the builders shall not be completed without a backwater bay.