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Caldwell, OH

Noble Correctional

Prisoners sometimes vandalize whatever they can get their hands on, so officials at Noble Correctional Institution have taken steps to protect one of its most basic systems: its plumbing.
Noble, a medium-security, adult male prison in Caldwell, Ohio, relies on the MICROPlumb® Control System from Sloan’s Programmed Water Technologies (PWT) group. MICROPlumb is a networked system that enables administrators to remotely monitor and control select plumbing fixtures in a facility from a desktop computer, either in real time or on an automatic, pre-selected basis.

Noble officials have determined that the chance for plumbing misuse or abuse is minimal in the dormitory-style facilities where most of its prisoners reside, so the control system only operates the showers. Administrators can remotely operate the 200 showers to turn the water off, usually because of the need for service or maintenance work. Noble has also activated a timer function that automatically shuts off the water at a set hour so inmates can’t shower at night.

Products Used

EL-154

EL-154 (Box Mount) 120 VAC Input/24 VAC Output, 50/60 Hz, 50 VA. One EL-154 transformer will power up to ten (10) OPTIMA “ES-S” water closet or urinal (any combination) flushometers.

EL-208

PWT System 100 VA Transformer. Foot-Mount Transformer designed for use with PWT Systems.

ETF-458

PWT System Power Cord Kit

ETF-492

PWT System Infrared Shower Sensor Controller. Electronic shower control used with the PWT infrared sensor and solenoid to control a single shower.

MCR-1001

PWT System Solenoid Operator Retrofit Kit. 24 VAC retrofit solenoid kit used to convert hydraulic flushometers into electronic flushometers for use with PWT system controllers.

MCR-101

PWT System Single-Line Mixing Manifold. Manifold containing two electronically activated solenoids used to supply hot, cold and mixed water to a lavatory fixture.

MCR-102

PWT System 2-Line Mixing Manifold. Manifold containing four electronically activated solenoids used to supply hot, cold and mixed water to two lavatory fixtures.

MCR-104

PWT System 4-Line Mixing Manifold. Manifold containing eight electronically activated solenoids used to supply hot, cold and mixed water to four lavatory fixtures.

MCR-115

PWT System Single Shower Control. Electronic shower control used with the PWT push buttons and solenoids to control a single shower.

MCR-139

PWT System Lavatory/Shower Solenoid. Electronically operated solenoid w/ integral filter used to supply hot or cold water to lavatories or pre-mixed water to a shower.

MCR-140

PWT System Push Button Assembly. Waterproof push button for use with any PWT controller. Activates water closets, lavatories and showers.

MCR-176

PWT System Infrared Shower Sensor Controller. Infrared sensor-activated, electronic shower control for a single, pre-mixed shower

MCR-183

PWT System Push Button Assembly. Waterproof push button for use with any PWT controller. Mounts on fixture back splashes, wall box covers or walls up to 2.5" thick. Activates water closets, lavatories and showers.

MCR-184

PWT System Push Button Assembly. Waterproof, thru-wall push button for use with any PWT controller. Activates water closets, lavatories and showers.

MCR-194

PWT System Lavatory/Shower Solenoid Retrofit Kit. 24 VAC retrofit solenoid kit

MCR-208

PWT System Solenoid Kit. 24 VAC retrofit solenoid kit

MCR-215

PWT System Infrared Shower Sensor Controller. Infrared sensor-activated, electronic shower control for a single, pre-mixed shower

MCR-216

PWT System Infrared Shower Sensor Controller. Infrared sensor-activated, electronic shower control for a single, pre-mixed shower

MCR-217

PWT System Infrared Shower Sensor Controller. Infrared sensor-activated, electronic shower control for a single, pre-mixed shower

MCR-218

PWT System Push Button Shower Controls. Push button-activated shower control for single pre-mixed shower.

MCR-223

PWT System Push Button Shower Controls. Push button-activated shower control for single pre-mixed shower.

MCR-224

PWT System Push Button Shower Controls. Push button-activated shower control for single pre-mixed shower.

MCR-225

PWT System Push Button Shower Controls. Push button-activated shower control for single pre-mixed shower.

MCR-231

PWT System Push Button Assembly. Waterproof push button for use with any PWT controller. Used on fixtures with "D" shaped hole. May be used to activate flushometer, lavatory and shower solenoids.

MCR-426

PWT System 24 VAC/50 VA Plug-In Transformer. Class 2 Transformer

MCR-427

PWT System 24 VAC/100 VA Plug-In Transformer. Class 2 Step-Down Transformer

MCR-60

PWT System Push Button Assembly. Thru-wall push button for use with any PWT controller; Activates water closets, lavatories and showers.

I wanted to go with Sloan because they are a company that’s been in business for a long time and I know they are going to be around for a long time and I could get my repair parts from them.

Mike Thompson

Plumber