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#90678 - 12/07/04 06:28 PM hand dryer clearance
jkraft Offline

Registered: 05/05/03
Posts: 75
In a commercial installation, like a restaurant, what is the minimum distance a hand dryer can be from the sink?

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#90679 - 12/08/04 10:07 AM Re: hand dryer clearance
makokiller Offline

Registered: 12/03/04
Posts: 51
Loc: millport, ny 14864
HI, I dont believe there is one..could be wrong.. wayne

#90680 - 12/08/04 06:46 PM Re: hand dryer clearance
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6792
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
I don't believe this is a NEC issue, but it may be a design issue or a 'spec' issue

How about it Ryan???


#90681 - 12/09/04 06:27 AM Re: hand dryer clearance
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Registered: 08/19/03
Posts: 1355
Loc: West Jordan, Utah, USA
It's a plumbing code issue. You need 15" from the centerline of the sink to any obstruction. Other than that, I can't think of anything.
Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City


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