American Standard 1480SS.500 User Manual

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Installation

 

Instructions

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1480.500

 

1480SS.500

 

T480.500

PRESSURE BALANCED

BATH AND SHOWER FITTINGS

Thank you for selecting American-Standard...

the benchmark of fine quality for over 100 years.

To ensure that your installation proceeds smoothly--please read these instructions carefully before you begin.

Certified to comply with ANSI A112.18.1 U.S. Patent No. D400,652 M968395 Rev. 1.1

ROUGHING-INDIMENSIONS

To assure proper positioning in relation to wall, note roughing-indimensions.

 

 

1-5/8"TO

 

FINISHED

3-1/4"

 

WALL

1/2" I.P.S.

 

 

4" REF.

 

 

 

 

OPTIONAL TO

 

 

FINISHED

 

 

FLOOR USUALLY

 

5-1/2"

BETWEEN

 

REF.

65'' AND 78''

"SEE ILLUSTRATION

 

BELOW"

 

 

74"

 

 

FOR HEAD

 

 

CLEARANCE

 

7-5/8"

 

 

18"

 

 

OPTIONAL

 

 

 

1" MIN.

BATH

 

 

1/2" NPT

 

5-1/8"

4"

TOP OF

REF.

1/2" COPPER

 

TUB RIM

 

OR1/2" NPT

BOTTOM OF TUB

INLETS 1/2" NOM.

INLETS COPPER

4-1/16"SWEAT

SHR. 1/2" NOM.

COPPER SWEAT

SWEAT

INLETS

2"

4-1/16"

TUB 1/2" NOM.

COPPER SWEAT

SHOWER

FLANGE

VALVE BODY

WITH STOPS

VALVE

BODY

1/2"

1/2"

SWEAT

NPT

PLUG

PLUG

 

PRESSURE

BALANCING

UNIT

THREADED

INLETS

3-3/8"

INLETS

SHR.

 

 

1/2" NPT

3-3/8"

INLETS

 

 

1/2" NPT

SWEAT

TUB PORT

1/2" NPT

INLETS (STOPS)

 

5-7/8"

SHR. 1/2" NOM.

COPPER SWEAT

INLETS

 

1/2" NOM.

 

COPPER

 

SWEAT

4-1/16"

 

TUB 1/2" NOM.

 

COPPER SWEAT

 

THREADED

INLETS (STOPS)

SHR.

5-7/8"

1/2" NPT

 

3-3/8"

 

TUB PORT

INLETS

1/2" NPT'

1/2" NPT

SHOWER

ARM

ADAPTOR AND

MTG. SCREWS

CARTRIDGE

HOT LIMIT

STOP ESCUTCHEON

SCREWS

CAP

HANDLE

BUSHING

CARTRIDGE

SEALS

CARTRIDGE

SCREW

 

 

SET

 

 

SCREW

 

 

DIVERTER

ESCUTCHEON

 

METAL

SPOUT

 

 

LEVER

 

 

 

 

HANDLE

 

 

HOT LINE FOR HELP

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BRACE (4) *

1

CAUTION

Turn off water at MAIN supply. To prevent damage temporarily

remove STOPS when water supply lines are soldered to the manifold.

NOTE

When soldering, remove PLASTER GUARD, CARTRIDGES and CHECK STOPS (IF PRESENT). When finished soldering, flush valve body, replace cartridges, check stops (if present) and plaster guard to continue installation. Use thread sealant or Teflon tape on threaded connections

ROUGHING-IN

See Roughing-indiagram on reverse side.

Connect RISER PIPE to MANIFOLD top outlet marked "SHR". Connect TUB FILLER PIPE at bottom outlet marked "TUB". Supply connections are:

1/2" copper sweat for sweat inlets.

1/2" female NPT for threaded inlets.

For proper positioning the finished wall must be within side wall of PLASTER GUARD.

If the valve is installed on a fiberglass or other thin wall application, the PLASTER GUARD can be used as a support:

RISER

PIPE *

BODY

HOT

PLUG (NPT)

PLUG (SWEAT)

 

Cut a 3" dia. hole in the shower stall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

If stops are used drill two additional 1" holes to allow access to the stops.

TUB FILLER TUBES*

 

 

 

Remove PLASTER GUARD, rotate 180˚ so that indicated screw holes fit manifold.

(5/8" O.D. -

 

 

1/2"

 

Push CAP on valve, place ESCUTCHEON and attach with screws.

 

NOMINAL)

 

Connect hot and cold water supplies.

FLANGE

SHOWER

HEAD

SHOWER

ARM

COLD CARTRIDGE

SCREWS

STEM

PLASTER

GUARD

SPOUT

For support, use pipe BRACES secured to wooden braces.

REMOVE BURRS

With valve turned off, turn on water supplies and check for leaks.

FROM TUBE

* NOT INCLUDED

 

 

IN KIT

2 INSTALL TRIM

When finished, tiling the wall, remove PLASTER GUARD.

Push on CAP.

Mount ESCUTCHEON with SCREWS.

Install HANDLE by pushing it onto

CARTRIDGE STEM and tightening

SET SCREW from below.

Install SHOWER ARM with FLANGE and SHOWER HEAD. Install SPOUT.

Check proper operation of HANDLE and DIVERTER SPOUT.

CAP

HANDLE

BUSHING

METAL LEVER

HANDLE CARTRIDGE

STEM

ESCUTCHEON

SCREWS

SET ESCUTCHEON SCREW

3 HOT LIMIT STOP

By restricting handle rotation and limiting the amount of hot water allowed to mix with the cold, the HOT LIMIT SAFETY STOP reduces risk of accidental scalding. To set the maximum hot water temperature of your SEVA faucets, all you need

to do adjust the setting on the HOT LIMIT SAFETY STOP.

Remove HANDLE, CAP and HOT LIMIT STOP. Follow "A" or "B" to adjust maximum discharge temperature.

"A"

"B"

PRY FORWARD TO UNLOCK

PRY FORWARD TO UNLOCK

AND ROTATE COUNTER-

AND ROTATE CLOCKWISE

CLOCKWISE ONE CLICK

 

ADJUSTMENT WHEN

ADJUSTMENT WHEN

WATER IS TOO HOT

WATER IS TOO COLD

4 SERVICE

If faucet drips, operate handle several times from "off" to "on". Do not apply excessive force.

Clogged CARTRIDGE inlets may cause reduced flow in "full on" hot or cold. To clean inlets, first turn off water supply, then:

Remove HANDLE, CAP, HOT LIMIT STOP and CARTRIDGE. Clean inlets and MANIFOLD.

Reassemble CARTRIDGE, alternately tightening screws. Replace

HOT LIMIT STOP , CAP and HANDLE. Check flow.

VALVE

 

CARTRIDGE

BODY

 

 

 

 

CARTRIDGE

 

 

MTG. SCREWS

 

MANIFOLD

HOT LIMIT

 

STOP

 

CARTRIDGE

 

 

 

SEALS

 

M968395 Rev. 1.1