# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Building Management II Task 1386772469

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Install a sink trap connection (P-trap).

Definition

Installation should include the following steps:
  • Assemble tools and equipment.
  • Slide the slip nut onto the tail piece of the fixture.
  • Slide the seal gasket onto the tail piece.
  • Slide the trap fitting onto the tail piece.
  • Slide the gasket down snug and straight against the trap fitting.
  • Slide the slip nut down and hand tighten.
  • Tighten the nut snugly with a pipe wrench.
  • Repeat the above steps for the opposite end of fitting.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the relevant safety precautions/procedures for installing a sink trap connection?
  • What is the most common size of sink trap?
  • What is the function of a sink trap connection?
  • What tools are required for installing a sink trap connection?