IFC (IFC4X3_ADD2) under development Pset_SanitaryTerminalTypeWashHandBasin Semantic definition

Waste water appliance for washing the upper parts of the body.

HISTORY: In IFC4, Material property removed. Use materials capabilities from IfcMaterialResource schema. Datatype of color changed to IfcLabel (still a string value). Applicable entities Properties

Name Property Type Data Type Description
WashHandBasinType IfcPropertyEnumeratedValue PEnum_WashHandBasinType

Defines the types of wash hand basin that may be specified where:

DentalCuspidor: Waste water appliance that receives and flushes away mouth washings . HandRinse: Wall mounted wash hand basin that has an overall width of 500mm or less . Hospital: Wash hand basin that has a smooth easy clean surface without tapholes or overflow slot for use where hygiene is of prime importance.

Tipup: Wash hand basin mounted on pivots so that it can be emptied by tilting.

Vanity: Wash hand basin for installation into a horizontal surface.

Washfountain: Wash hand basin that is circular, semi-circular or polygonal on plan, at which more than one person can wash at the same time. WashingTrough: Wash hand basin of elongated rectangular shape in plan, at which more than one person can wash at the same time.

Mounting IfcPropertyEnumeratedValue PEnum_SanitaryMounting

The property enumeration Pset_SanitaryMountingEnum defines the forms of mounting or fixing of the sanitary terminal that may be specified within property sets used to define sanitary terminals (WC’s, basins, sinks, etc.) where:-

BackToWall: A pedestal mounted sanitary terminal that fits flush to the wall at the rear to cover its service connections Pedestal: A floor mounted sanitary terminal that has an integral base CounterTop: A sanitary terminal that is installed into a horizontal surface that is installed into a horizontal surface. Note: When applied to a wash hand basin, the term more normally used is ‘vanity’. See also Wash Hand Basin Type specification. WallHung: A sanitary terminal cantilevered clear of the floor.

Note that BackToWall, Pedestal and WallHung are allowable values for a bidet.

DrainSize IfcPropertySingleValue IfcPositiveLengthMeasure

The size of the drain outlet connection from the object.

MountingOffset IfcPropertySingleValue IfcLengthMeasure

For counter top mounted basins the vertical offset between the top of the sink and the counter top.


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  • applicability, IfcSanitaryTerminal/WASHHANDBASIN
  • property, Mounting
  • property, MountingOffset
  • applicability, IfcSanitaryTerminalType
  • property, Color
  • property, Material
  • property, NominalDepth
  • property, NominalLength
  • property, NominalWidth
  • property, WashHandBasinMounting IFC4.3_DEV_fb8f62f