2015 Editions of the IAPMO/UPC & ICC/IPC Plumbing Codes

by JRSBlogWriter May 16, 2015
The 2015 editions of the IAPMO-UPC and ICC-IPC plumbing codes have been released. The UPC remains the same in the storm drainage section as the 2012 e... [More]

Quad Close Trap Seal (Stink Stopper), 2015 IAPMO/UPC and ICC/IPC Plumbing Codes

by JRSBlogWriter May 14, 2015
The 2015 editions of the IAPMO/UPC AND ICC/IPC plumbing codes have been released. International Plumbing Code/International Code Council (IPC): The IP... [More]

Quad Close Trap Seal Device / Stink Stopper - Figure Number 2692

by JRSBlogWriter February 27, 2015
Technical Bulletin TB-12-01 was issued on June 27, 2012. A copy of the updated bulletin is attached. All statements and other data in the bulletin rem... [More]

Figure Numbers 2482 & 2483: Formerly SQ Drains Now Assigned Figure Numbers

by JRSBlogWriter February 23, 2015
These drains were formerly SQ drains but have been assigned a figure number. The figure no. 2482 (SQ-2-1717) is an extra heavy-duty floor drain and ca... [More]

Quad Close ® Trap Seal (Stink Stopper) – Figure No. 2692

by JRSBlogWriter September 2, 2014
The Quad Close® Trap Seal (Stink Stopper) is now available in 1½" and 6" sizes. [More]

5903 & 5906 Hydrants

by JRSBlogWriter August 20, 2014
The 5903 sanitary hydrant requires a split under deck clamp to allow the unit to be field assembled without removing the stainless steel tank. This is... [More]

What is Needed to Jump Start a Siphonic Roof Drain Review

by JRSBlogWriter August 6, 2014
Before a Proposed Siphonic Drainage System can be reviewed and/or designed, there is a certain amount of research that must be done and information ga... [More]

Americans with Disabilities Act

by JRSBlogWriter June 6, 2014
Some questions have recently surfaced regarding the ADA and requirements for floor drain grates. Gratings can pose a hazard by catching or entrapping ... [More]

Grate Loading Classifications

by JRSBlogWriter May 7, 2014
Floor and trench drain grates are subjected to many types of loads. Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. is able to provide the customer with a wide variety of grate... [More]

Mifab ‘MI-GARD’ Floor Drain Trap Seal

by JRSBlogWriter March 7, 2014
Mifab now has a trap seal device titled ‘Mi-Gard.’ It is their answer to the Quad Close Seal. It is available in 2, 3, 3½ and 4 inc... [More]