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Old 12-04-2018, 08:26pm   #1
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Nod yeah, we can make that at work

My friend Tom is head of maintenance at a local ivy league college. He asked me about making a different design shower drain grate as they have a hair problem with the OEM supplied grates.

The OEM have long curved slots and it allows any hair to go down the drain. It then collects at every bend and clogs quickly.

At work, we came up with a different design which they approved. Instead of long slots, the new design is squares. That won't allow the hair to go down the drain ( forcing the students to take care of it )

They got the new drains a few days ago and started to install them as the shower drains were clogging again.

Top pic is the drains after being cut on the waterjet. They are just under 3/16" thick stainless steel and about 4-3/4" in diameter.

The second pic is the auger after clearing ONE shower drain.
That is what went down the drain since September
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Well aint that pleasant
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Old 12-05-2018, 04:49am   #4
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Well aint that pleasant
It's what left of an unpleasant pheasant .......

Seems like some chemicals would clean that out......
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A bit of hair pulling going on in the showers there.
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Holy mother of all that is good that is nasty....
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Holy mother of all that is good that is nasty....
I'll ask Tom where the picture is of the guy in the hazmat suit who operated the auger
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I can deal with vomit, feces, etc.....but I can't handle water logged, soap ridden, drain hair. Ewww.
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Saw Tom today. Turns out that is the SECOND time the drains needed cleaning since September.
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Saw Tom today. Turns out that is the SECOND time the drains needed cleaning since September.
Are these private showers or community showers, not sure Id want to be cleaning off the grate from the person before me

If it was a hottie coed, that would be different
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