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Features & Innovations

Our company’s tradition is defined by constant innovation. American Standard’s commitment to excellence means that we are continually enhancing our product lines to bring you the newest technologies and features available in the marketplace. To communicate the innovative nature of our products, we have developed an icon system to represent each of the technologies. On all of our product packaging, literature and web site, you will find an icon or a series of icons to indicate which of our many innovations is manifest in each product.

Explore the innovation icons here, and learn more about the innovative technologies and features that we offer.

  • Bath Installations
  • Recessed – or alcove tubs, are enclosed by walls on three sides and utilize and usually require an apron for the exposed side.

    Corner – large and luxurious this installation type may also emply an apron for exposed sides

    Platform – often referred to as a “drop-in” these tubs are places in their own custom platform
  • Comfort Jets
  • It’s no surprise that whirlpools are at their best when they’re comfortable. So we developed flat Comfort Jets™ that are flush with the surface of the whirlpool, so you won’t get poked when you sit against them. It’s the most comfortable whirlpool jet you’ll ever sit against.

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  • Deep Soak™
  • Deep Soak™ Drain – The innovative family of Deep Soak™ bath drains eliminate the wasted space above a standard overflow cap, allowing a higher water level in the bath, whirlpool or air bath. The result is a deeper, more luxurious soaking experience.

    Deep Soak™ Bathtub Drain – The Deep Soak Bathtub drain works with all standard bathtubs, raising the water level by over 2 inches! Easy to install; easy to use; hard to live without once you’ve tried it!

    Deep Soak™ Max Drain – The Deep Soak Max drain installs on our specially designed Evolution tubs, whirlpools and air baths. By designing the tub and drain to work together we’ve raised the water over 3 inches deeper than a standard bath drain! Indulge yourself with a spa experience every time you take a bath!

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  • EverClean™ Surface
  • EverClean System & EverClean Surface
    American Standard whirlpools and air baths come standard with our exclusive EverClean system. It's a system that helps keep itself clean longer. The system incorporates a patented silver-ion additive right into the circulation piping to protect the pipes from mold, mildew, algae and fungus that could cause deterioration or staining of the pipes. On toilets the super smooth mirror like EverClean™ surface is easier to keep clean, even after years of use. That means you spend less time cleaning and more time enjoying.

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  • Industry Leading Warranties
  • Our products live longer in one place than you do. But in case you’re in need of a replacement or repair, your American Standard product comes with a 1 year, 5-year, 10-year or lifetime warranty.

    Limited Lifetime Warranty
    All American Standard whirlpools, air baths and bathtubs feature the industry’s only Limited Lifetime Warranty with free, in-home service, so you can spend more time relaxing and less time worrying.
  • Lead-Free*
  • Your safety is still our first priority and in an effort to continue our tradition of providing quality, safe products for your home or business, we’re going lead-free in 2009. That’s right - our entire line of faucets will be lead-free.Our faucets have long used less lead than many of our competitors, thanks to our investment in a low-lead manufacturing technology more than 25 years ago.Now American Standard’s new alloy formulation reduces the amount of lead even further by replacing lead with bismuth. This means you still get the same high-quality faucets and they’re totally lead-free. Learn more about Lead-Free*

    * The term lead-free is defined by California AB1953. It applies to all faucets that contain less than one quarter of one percent (0.25%) total lead content by weighted average.

  • No Plunge
  • Champion 4 Toilet
    Meet the Champion 4, the undisputed leader in high performance toilets. With the industry's widest 2 3/8" trapway and 4" flush valve, it created a plunger free world for homeowners and virtually eliminated clogged toilet call backs for plumbers. The Champion will move a mass 70% larger than the industry standard. It achieves the highest bulk removal rating of 1,000 grams and will even flush a bucket of golf balls! Which means you can flush with confidence and never worry about plunging a toilet again.

    Did you ever wonder if there was something that could keep the streaking in your toilet bowl from happening? Well there is. Our Exclusive EverClean surface inhibits the growth of mold, mildew and bacteria that cause streaking and the unsightly ring around your bowl. The Champion 4's EverClean surface is a permanent fired in surface, so it's always working for you. The toilet actually stays cleaner longer. Which means less work for you.

    The Champion 4 also comes with the most comprehensive warranty. The toilet and the tank parts are covered for 10 years. That's 9 years more than many other brands. Now that's worry free living.

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  • Right Height™
  • Using toilets and sinks shouldn’t put any undue stress on your body. So we’ve designed products with the human form in mind. Using a sink or toilet shouldn’t be a burden. Just perfect.

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  • Saves Time
  • Your time is valuable. It shouldn't be wasted installing or repairing products. That's why we're constantly examining and developing ways to make our products easy and fast to install. The Speed Connect Drain is a great example of an innovation that saves you time during installation.

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  • Speed Connect
  • Get hooked up faster than ever. We're continuously developing and refining products so they're easy for you to install. So you can enjoy your product sooner. After all, shouldn't products that make our lives easier be easy to install too? The Speed Connect™ Drain and toilet installation systems are perfect examples of our ingenuity at work.

    Speed Connect Drain
    The easiest faucet to install, guaranteed.Speed Connect from American Standard—the pre-assembled drain that makes American Standard the easiest brand bathroom faucet to install.Assembling and adjusting the drain can be the hardest part about installing a bathroom faucet. Ordinary drains have as many as 14 parts to assemble. Speed Connect drains have just four. No special tools or plumber's putty required. The drain seals tightly so water stays in the sink. The lift rod comes set to correct height and never comes loose.Speed Connect drains from American Standard make your faucet choice simpler—installation the easy way or the hard way.
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  • Toilet Outlet
  • American Standard Toilets are designed with outlets ranging from 1 3/4” all the way up to an industry leading 2 3/8” outlet. The larger the toilet outlet, the better the overall toilet performance will be.
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  • Toilet Performance
  • American Standard Flushing systems offer unrivaled performance. Our superior engineering begins with the outlets and flush valves that are the largest in the industry. But our unparalleled craftsmanship doesn't start there. We're constantly improving our products to work harder – and smarter. Maybe that's why American Standard is the industry leader in flushing systems that are made to perform.
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  • Toilet Shape
  • Round Front Toilet – Perfect for small spaces

    Elongated Toilet – Increase comfort and space

    Compact Elongated – Increased comfort and space while using the space of a round front toilet.

    Do you prefer a round or elongated front? Beyond comfort, it’s a space issue, especially in compact bathrooms: elongated toilets extend approx. 29 ½ “into the room; round fronts extend approx. 27 ½”
  • Water Efficient
  • Conserving water is as important to us as it is to you. It makes ecological and economical sense. After all, the less water you use, the more money you save.
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