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Tub Installation Instructions

0153/0155 Series

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

 

 

Plumbers' Putty

Pipe Wrench

Putty Knife

Hacksaw

Vice Grips

or Caulking

 

Hammer

Regular Screwdriver

10'

 

 

Adjustable Wrench

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tape Measure

Teflon Tape

Roofing Nails

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Level

 

 

 

 

Observe Local Plumbing and Building Codes

 

(Drain Assembly and Fitting Purchased Separately)

Roughing-inDimensions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: NO CONCEALED

 

OPTIONAL TO FINISHED TO FINISHED

 

 

 

FLOOR (USUALLY BETWEEN 1651 to

1/2 S.P.S. OR 1/2"

PIPING FURNISHED

 

1981mm ( 65" & 78')

 

C.W.T. SUPPLIES

 

711mm

 

SHOWER 1/2" S.P.S.

203mm

76mm

 

 

 

 

229 x 305mm

57mm *

 

 

(28)

 

 

(8)

(3)

 

 

 

(9 x

12") CUTOUT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2-1/4)

 

 

 

 

 

19mm

 

 

 

 

 

FINISHED

(3/4)

197mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(7-3/4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C/L OF SHOWER CURTAIN ROD

 

C/L OF DRAIN

 

 

(USUALLY 1930mm (76")

 

 

 

 

 

 

FROM FIN. FLOOR)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

C/L OF VALVES

102mm

1524mm

FINISHED

 

(44mm [1-3/4"]

(60)

WALL

 

(8)

 

 

DIA. HOLES)

 

 

 

 

 

 

102

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(4)

 

 

 

365mm

 

 

SPOUT

 

 

 

 

(14-3/8)

 

305mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/2" S.P.S.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(12)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

102 (4)

 

FINISHED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WALL

 

 

 

ROUGH

 

 

 

356mm

 

 

 

 

FLOOR

 

 

 

(14)

 

19mm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

762mm

(3/4)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1-1/2N.P.T.M. THREADS

 

13mm

 

(30)

 

 

1-1/2O.D. TAILPIECE

 

(1/2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLUMBER NOTE:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SUMP PAD

 

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.

LEVELED SUPPORT

STRINGER

14

 

762mm

WIDTH

365mm

(30)

TUB

 

-3/8)

 

(14

 

 

1527mm (60-1/8)

m .

813m

TYP

(32)

 

UNDERLAYMENT

FINISHED TILE FLOOR

NAIL

SUB 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.

AMERICAN STANDARD

4 At right is a cross section of the tub rim showing typical wall construction.

 

STUD

 

SHIM

 

DRY WALL

 

TILE

 

ROOFING NAIL

A

SEALANT

 

51 x 102mm (2 x 4) WOOD STRINGER FULL LENGTH

TUB

AMERICAN-STANDARDONE-YEARLIMITED WARRANTY

If inspection of this American-Standardplumbing product, within one year after its initial purchase, confirms that it is defective in materials or workmanship,American-Standardwill repair or, at its option, exchange the product for a similar model.

This warranty does not apply to local building code compliance. Since local building codes vary considerably, the purchaser of this product should check with a local building or plumbing contractor to insure local code compliance before installation.

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 withAmerican-Standard'sinstructions; or if ithas been modified in a manner inconsistent with the product as shipped byAmerican-Standard.

American-Standard'soption to repair or exchange the product under this warranty does not cover any labor or other costs of removal or installation,nor shall American-Standard be responsible for any other incidental or consequential damages attributable to a product defect or to the repair or exchange of a defective product, all of which are expressly excluded from this warranty. (Some states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of implied warranties, so this exclusion may not apply to you.)

This warranty gives you specific legal rights. You may have other statutory rights that vary from state to state or from province to province, in which case this warranty does not affect such statutory rights.

For service under this warranty, it is suggested that a claim be made through the contractor or dealer from or through whom the product was purchased, or that a service request (including a description of the product model and of the defect) be sent to the following address:

In the United States:

American Standard Inc.,

P.O. Box 6820

Piscataway, New Jersey 08855

Attention: Director of Consumer Affairs

For residents of the United States, warranty information may also be obtained by calling the following toll free number: (800) 442-1902

In Canada:

 

In Mexico:

 

American-Standard,

Customer Service Manager

2480 Stanfield Rd.,

Ideal Standard, S.A. de C.V.

Mississauga, Ontario

Via Morelos #330

Canada L4Y 1S2

Col. Santa Clara

 

Ecatepec 55540 Edo. Mexico

Toll free: (800) 387-0369

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