Hand Dryer Installation

20 Nov

For ‘hands under’ hand dryers including high speed and conventional hand dryers the following applies:

From the air outlet to the floor:

  • Men’s washrooms – 1170 mm
  • Women’s washrooms – 1120 mm
  • Children’s washrooms, ages 4-7 – 810 mm
  • Children’s washrooms, ages 7-10 – 910 mm
  • Children’s washrooms, ages 10-13 – 1020 mm
  • Children’s washrooms, ages 13-17 – 1120 mm
  • Disabled Mounting Height – 940mm

For ‘blade’ hand dryers such as the mitsubishi jet towel or the Dyson Airblade the following heights are recommended:

Align the top of the hand dryer above the floor to:

  • Male – 1050 mm
  • Female – 975 mm
  • Child/Disabled – 875 mm

Please note that blade hand dryers require different levels of clearance space in order to access the drip tray or other servicable parts. Please consult the manufacturers instructions.

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