• ASSE 1014
  • Revision:2020 Edition, January 2020
  • Published Date:January 2020
  • Status:Active, Most Current
  • Document Language:English
  • Published By:American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE)
  • Page Count:20
  • ANSI Approved:Yes
  • DoD Adopted:Yes

  • Scope and Purpose


    These devices provide backflow protection against backsiphonage and backpressure in handheld showers. These are separate devices or are integral with handheld showers, tub fillers, flexible hoses, or components that are attached to a shower system. The device shall include two independently acting check valves in series or a check valve in series with a vacuum breaker feature.

    General Requirements

    The device(s) and associated components shall comply with the requirements of this standard and the applicable requirements of ASME A112.18.1 / CSA B125.1, unless stated otherwise herein.

    Minimum Working Pressure

    The device shall be designed to withstand an inlet working pressure of a minimum of 125.0 psi (861.9 kPa).


    Temperature Range

    The device shall be designed to function at temperatures from 40.0 °F to 120.0 °F (4.4 °C to 48.9 °C).

    Maximum Temperature Spike

    The device shall withstand temperature spikes up to 150 °F (65.6 °C).


    Connections for non-integral devices shall conform to ASME A112.18.1 / CSA B125.1.

    Two Check Valves

    Devices with two check valves in series shall comply with ASME A112.18.3 as a fitting with internal backflow prevention device.

    ASSE 1014

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