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The First Flush Toilet The first flush toilet was invented by Tomas Crapper in 1884 It was first presented in a large Health Exhibition in London The items that were used in the original flush-test were four tests that consisted of 3 wads of paper a sponge 4 greased paper sheets and 10 apples As these items were tossed in one after the other the crowd was surprised by this great break- through in toilet efficiency No Mr Crapper did not invent the toilet he was the first to make a practical and efficient system to rid someone of waste There were many prior toilet designs and types used Some of these consisted of the compost toilet which consisted of using heat to evaporate sewage and out a pipe an oil-flushed toilet this used recyclable mineral oil but was not-efficient enough the bioelectric toilet which used heat and circulating air to clean waste incinerating toilet these reduced waste to ash biological toilets which used enzymes to dissolve waste and finally the earth closet a pit like well that sealed the waste in soil below All of these methods created were all inefficient in some way Whether is was the smell the inability to get rid of the waste the slowness or the tremendous energy put into it for every bow- movement The basic mechanism was very simple--it was made of a float a metal arm and a siphonic action to empty the reservoir of water In the beginning of this method was not popular and the flush toilet was given the name Valveless Water Waste Prevented The slogan used to sell this product was Certain Flush with easy Pull Will Flush when only Two-Thirds Full Today every toilet or similar flushing thing is based on Tomas Crappers original model This invention defiantly changed
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