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Vacuum toilets


Wärtsilä Vacuum Toilets - thumbnailA type of toilets operating on the vacuum principle. Usually, the vacuum is created by an ejector. The vacuum toilets use a freshwater fed directly from the main without the need for a header tank. With only about 1.5 litres of water per flush the vacuum system uses smaller diameter outlet pipework.

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