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What are the recommended mounting heights for hand dryers? | Commercial Washrooms

What are the recommended mounting heights for hand dryers? | Commercial Washrooms

The following is a suggestion on the heights which both conventional blow down and blade type hand dryers should be installed in any commercial washroom. The tables take into account different ages of users.

Suggested Blade Hand Dryer mounting heights from floor to bottom of dryer:

Adult male 13" / 350mm
Adult female 11" / 300mm
Children aged 3-10 10" / 250mm
Children aged 11-17 6" / 150mm
Disabled 4" / 100mm


Suggested Blow down hand dryer mounting heights (mm) from floor to bottom of dryer:

Adult Male 43" / 1090mm
Adult Female 41" / 1040mm
Children aged 3-10 33" / 840mm
Children aged 11-17 39" / 990mm
Disabled 35" / 890mm


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