American Standard 153 User Manual
Tub Installation Instructions
Introduction: Thank you for selecting our products...products which have been the benchmarks of fine quality for years. To help insure that the installation process will proceed smoothly, please read these instructions carefully before you begin. Also, review the recommended tools and materials list; carefully unpack and examine your new plumbing fixture.
!CAUTION: PRODUCT IS FRAGILE. TO AVOID BREAKAGE
AND POSSIBLE INJURY HANDLE WITH CARE!
NOTE: Pictures may not exactly define contour of china and components.
Recommended Tools & Materials
Observe Local Plumbing and Building Codes
(Drain Assembly and Fitting Purchased Separately)
NOTE: NO CONCEALED
OPTIONAL TO FINISHED TO FINISHED
FLOOR (USUALLY BETWEEN 1651 to
1/2 S.P.S. OR 1/2"
1981mm ( 65" & 78')
SHOWER 1/2" S.P.S.
229 x 305mm
C/L OF SHOWER CURTAIN ROD
C/L OF DRAIN
(USUALLY 1930mm (76")
FROM FIN. FLOOR)
C/L OF VALVES
PROVIDE SUITABLE FULL LENGTH
SUPPORT AT THIS POINT.
LEFT HAND TUB IS ILLUSTRATED. RIGHT HAND TUB IS REVERSED.
*DIMENSION SHOWN FOR OUTLET IS SUGGESTED
P r o d u c t n a m e s l i s t e d h e r e i n a r e t r a d e m a r k s o f A m e r i c a n S t a n d a r d
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1 Framing Instructions
Note that the typical recess is 1527 x 813mm (60 1/8 x 32”). 229 x 305mm (9 x 12”) hole in sub floor for drain, centered 365mm (14 3/8) as shown. Locate studs as required, then ensure rough opening dimensions are proper and supports are plumb and square.
Install 51 x 102mm (2 x 4") stringer, as shown (356mm [14”] off floor).
3 Position bathtub within the recess, check level, front to back, side to side. Also check drain clearance hole in sub floor. To secure the tub, use roofing nails immediately above the rear flange of the tub.
Caution: Take extra care when driving nails to avoid damaging the tub. The tile or similar finished floor will be butted against the bottom of the tub apron also holding the tub in place.
FINISHED TILE FLOOR
2 Install the overflow and drain assembly onto the tub per manufacturer's instructions.
Be certain to apply a bead of putty on the underside of drain (part "A") in order to ensure a water tight seal between the tub and drain. Remove excess putty after installing drain on tub.
4 At right is a cross section of the tub rim showing typical wall construction.
51 x 102mm (2 x 4) WOOD STRINGER FULL LENGTH
If inspection of this
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This warranty shall be void if the product has been moved from its initial place of installation; if it has been subjected to faulty maintenance, abuse, misuse, accident or other damage; if it was not installed in accordance with
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In the United States:
American Standard Inc.,
P.O. Box 6820
Piscataway, New Jersey 08855
Attention: Director of Consumer Affairs
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Customer Service Manager
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