STUDOR Vent Buyers Guide
STUDOR is the main distributor STUDOR brand Air Admittance Valves. These products are sold in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Canada and the United States. These products are used instead of the more expensive and complex open pipe venting systems. These vents are used to let the air to get into the plumbing’s drainage waste and venting system.
They will then equalize the pressure as the water drains from the system that will maintain the importance of the water trap. The water trap will prevent the sewer gases from getting into the building. The STUDOR Vent Buyers Guide will show you the most popular venting options from STUDOR. We will show you the Maxi Vent, Mini Vent, Ultra Vent, REDI Vent, CHEM Vent and the TEC VENT. We will show you what each venting system does and what it is used for.
This STUDOR MAXI VENT has a one of a kind design that allows for the proper plumbing ventilation. This vent actually works to protect and prevent the loss of water seals found in traps and eliminate the need for unnecessary roof penetration and vent piping.Some of the benefits of using the MAXI VENT from STUDOR is that they can be used as an individual vents or branch or circuit stack vents. These vents can vent up to 500 DFU’s on a single stack. The MAXI VENT can be easily used on pipe sizes up to 3″ and 4″. They can help decrease the number of fire stop applications. This MAXI VENT can expand its design limits and it has an exclusive vermin protection system, which can save money on extermination services. You can use these vents on both the commercial and residential applications. There is a limited lifetime warranty for all replacements of any defective valves. The STUDOR MAXI VENT meets all of the necessary requirements for the industry standards.
STUDOR MINI VENT
The STUDOR MINI VENTS like the MAXI VENTS can be used an individual vents or as branch vents or circuit or stack vents. This style of vent can be used on 1-1/2 inches and 2 inch piping. This mini vent can vent up to 160 DFU on a branch and 24 DFU’s on a stack. Just like the STUDOR MAXI VENT, these vents can expand their actual design limits making them a bit more accommodating than other brands or styles of venting.
With the STUDOR MINI VENT they will help lower the amount of the number of fire stopping applications needed. There is a one of a kind exclusive rat and rodent protection system. These venting systems are all designed to be used on residential and commercial applications. There is a limited lifetime warranty that is offered to replace all defective valves. These valves meet the ANSI/ASSE 1051 standards as well as the ANSI/ASSE 1050, NSF 14 and the Warnock Hersey standards. These venting systems are 100% safe to use and they are tested before being released to the industry.
STUDOR ULTRA VENT
The STUDOR ULTRA VENT is used for venting bathrooms including the back-to-back installations. It can be used with applications up to 20 DFU. This venting has a one of a kind patented ball valve sealing assembly for extra protection. Like the MINI and the MAXI VENTS, the ULTRA VENT offers vermin protection as well as expansive design limitations. The STUDOR ULTRA VENT is small in size making it a perfect solution when you need venting in smaller and tighter applications. This venting device will fit pipe sizes 1-1/2 inches and 2 inches. There is a limited lifetime warranty that covers all defective valves. Perfect for commercial and residential applications. This venting system passed the ANSI/ASSE 1051 and the NSF 14 and the Warnock Hersey standards.
When installing the STUDOR ULTRA VENT, you should make sure that it is kept a minimum of about 4″ above the wier of the trap fixture for each single fixture as well as branch venting. You want to also make sure that the valve is installed in an accessible location.
This venting system is designed to be used for the simplicity of drainage and waste venting. This venting design offers to stop the loss of water seals that are located in the traps as well as offer a less expensive way to do an expensive job. The STUDOR REDI -VENT offers single fixtures like island sinks. This system will vent out smaller bathroom groups up to 6 DFU. The REDI-VENT has a one of a kind ball valve sealing assembly.
The REDI-VENT is basically an air admittance valve that can be used for vent termination for individual vents, common vents and circuit vents. This valve was designed to prevent the loss of a fixture trap in these systems. The REDI-VENT is perfect for connection sizes of 1-1/2 inches to 2 inches. When installing these vents they should always be installed with a vertical and upright position after it is roughed in and the DWV system should be pressure tested. This vent has a screen on the inside and the outside of the valve that will protect the sealing assembly from all insects, rodents and debris. There is a limited lifetime warranty for all defective valves and it is compact to fit in the smallest locations. Meets and exceeds the industry standards.
STUDOR CHEM VENT
The STUDOR CHEM VENT is designed to help with drainage and waste ventilation that are used for chemical waste systems. This venting system is installed in chemical waste systems when there is a system that is designed by the professional. It should be noted that the STUDOR CHEM VENT should and cannot be installed with applications where any vented fumes are required to be passed through any biological and chemical filters before being released.
This vent can vent up to 6 DFU’s and can expand in design with limitations. The STUDOR Company has manufactured this vent from Flame Retardant Polypropylene that conforms to ASTM D-4101 standards. This is a Schedule 40 dimension of the valve tailpiece that will provide direct mounting on any fusion or MJ fittings. The STUDOR CHEM VENT can be used through available adapters and it can also be used with valves connected to CPVC, glass and Duriron Systems. Due to the nature of the CHEM VENT this venting system can only be used on commercial applications.
STUDOR TEC VENT
The STUDOR TEC VENT is designed for commercial applications for drainage and waste venting. This venting system is classified in accordance with UL2043. This means this venting system can be installed in plenums for a professionally designed system. This system is created with a flame retardant polycarbonate resin. The STUDOR TEC VENT is made from a high tensile strength.
This vent can be used up to 160 DFU’s with an expanding design limitation. The TEC VENT can reduce the amount of fire stopping applications as well as use for residential and commercial use. It is also UV rated for outside installations. The connection sizes of the TEC VENT are 1-1/2 inches to 2 inches. The appropriate temperature of this valve is -40degrees Fahrenheit and 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Installation of this vent should be located a minimum of 4″ above the weir of the fixture for single fixtures and branch venting. These venting systems have a limited lifetime warranty for replacement for any defects in the valves.
There are so many different styles of venting systems out there; But STUDOR Venting Systems are one of kind valves. They meet and exceed all industry standards and they each have their own purpose. Most valves listed here can be used for residential and commercial applications except for the CHEM VENT. The company has been in business since 1970. The company started in Sweden and their products moved into the United States in 1986. The company was a huge contributor to the standards set for the ASSE Performance Standards of 1050 and 1051. Millions of STUDOR VENTS have been installed all over the world. These valves are responsible for saving significantly and also contributing for a cleaner environment.