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A faucet for automatic operation defining a base and an elongated cantilvered spout body provided with a discharge outlet. A sensing means for automatic operation in the form of an emitter and detector are mounted on the spout body intermediate the base and discharge outlet. The emitter and detector are positioned on the longitudinal center of the spout body and provide a concentrated zone of effective detection disposed intermediate the area of discharge from the faucet and the base. The zone shape is transversely elongated relative to the longitudinal center of the faucet spout body.

Title
Automatic faucet
Application Number
173883
Publication Number
5025516
Application Date
October 30, 1989
Publication Date
June 25, 1991
Inventor
John R Wilson
Naperville
IL, US
Agent
Kinzer Plyer Dorn McEachran & Jambor
Assignee
Sloan Valve Company
IL, US
IPC
E03C 1/05
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