Hospital Toilet Question

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  1. pdogg89

    pdogg89 New Member

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    Can someone please let me know why the inside diameter of the attached toilet bowl has "horns" pointing in. We are trying to figure what the use or purpose is for. Thank you.
     

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  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    Might it be to hold a special pan, where they needed to collect any waste rather than trying to fish it out of the bowl?
     
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  4. pdogg89

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    Thanks Jim, we welcome all awnsers and theories.
     
  5. SewerRatz

    SewerRatz Illinois Licensed Plumber

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    That is to hold a bed pan that they use to help collect a sample. If you ever order one of these you would as for a bed pan toilet. Toto makes one CT708H.
     
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  6. Peanut9199

    Peanut9199 Customer Service Manager Plumbing Wholesale

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    They are called "Bedpan Lugs" and they are to keep the bedpans from moving when put in the bowl.
     
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