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From the 2024 UPC Illustrated Training Manual, Chapter Chapter 7, SANITARY DRAINAGE

702.2 Intermittent Flow. Drainage fixture units for intermittent flow into the drainage system shall be computed on the rated discharge capacity in gallons per minute (gpm) (L/s) in accordance with Table 702.2.

From the 2024 UMC Illustrated Training Manual, Chapter Chapter 6, DUCT SYSTEMS

602.6 Vibration Isolators. Vibration isolation connectors installed between mechanical equipment and metal ducts (or casings) shall be made of an approved material and shall not exceed 10 inches (254 mm) in length.

FIGURE 602.6

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Last modified: May 23, 2024