10 Types of urinals | By Design| By Function| By Material |

Find 10 Different types of urinals in below list. Varity of urinals models are designed & manufactured according to customer needs by sanitaryware industry. Urinals are used in home, industry, office, public places and many other places. In this post we will see all type of urinals that you can find in market. If you are planning to buy urinals for any purpose and you have confusion that which one to buy then you are at the right article. We will see all the urinals in this article with its Pros and Cons. Below are the types of urinals:

urinals can be classified according to many factors. Some of the factors are following below

  1. Design & Function of the Urinal
  2. Materials used to produce urinals
  3. Type of Mounting
  4. Urinals for Gender

Now we will see all the urinal classification below one by one.

types of urinals
types of urinals

Corner urinal

Actually It is type of Flat back urinal but it is designed to fit in the corner of the wall. it saves place.You can see the design below in the picture.This type of urinal can be used only in the corner of wall, no ever else.

corner model urinal
corner model urinal

Flat back urinal

This is urinal is designed to fix in the wall with a screw.This urinals are low in weight and small in shape.

flat back type urinals
flat back type urinals

Stall Urinal

Stall Urinal is type of urinal which is supported by flange or floor.There are two types Stall Urinals available.They are

1.) Half Stall Urinal

2.) Full Stall Urinal

Half Stall Urinal are supported by flange.Full Stall Urinal are supported by floor.You can see here full stall urinal in the below image.

full stall urnial type
full stall urinal type

Sensor urinal

This kind of urinals you can see multiplex, airport and shopping malls.This is a automatic water flushing urinal. There is a sensor attached to the urinal which will detect human usage. It can flush every time after usage.This kind of product is very hygienic, clean and uses less water compared to other classic urinals.

sensor type urinal
sensor type urinal

Squatting urinal

This urinals are basically designed for women which are mounted on floor.

type of squatting urinals
type of squatting urinals

Water-less urinal

This water-less urinal are also called as Water free urinal. The main purpose of this urinal is to save the water. The urinal will flow through a oil sealant which will lock odour of urinal. A cartridge is used for the function of water-less urinals. Below you can see a picture of Water-less Urinals.

Portable urinal

This kind of urinal normally made in steel or plastic which normally used for sick people.This portable urinals are also know as bedside urinals.You can find different designs separately for male and female.

types of portable urnial
types of portable urinal

Handicap urinal

There is no big difference between handicap urinal and other urinals.What ever the urinal there will be a support given near to the urinals. Here is an image below that shows the full stall urinal with steel support which is for handicapped people.

Trough style urinal

This type of urinal can be found in public places. Because of the big size it is made using stainless steel material not with ceramic materials.The privacy of the urinal is very low.The picture of trough style urinal is shown below.

types of portable urnial
types of portable urnial

Child Urinal

These child urinals no difference then normal urinals, but this urinals are designed to encourage the child to urinate in these specially designed urinals with cute and colourful style .In the urinal design there will be a Rotating windmill in the middle of urinal just like the designed showed in below image.

Kid urinals types
Kid urinals types

Kid urinals types Depend upon on the raw materials used to produce the urinals we can classify into four types. Four types of urinal according to the materials used.

  • Ceramic Urinals
  • Stainless Urinals
  • Wood craved polished urinal
  • Polypropylene Urinals

Normally, urinals you see around are made of ceramic materials only because of the ceramic properties. Now-a-days Wood Carved Polished urinals and Polypropylene urinals are not manufactured because of low demand. Stainless urinals are normally used as a portable urinal. The main reason ceramic urinals are preferred because of its durability and price. [fusion_title text=”Urinals Types based upon mounting method:” style=”bold_center”] We can classify also depend upon how urinals are mounted. Two types of mounting urinals are available. They are

  • Floor Mount Urinals
  • Wall Mount Urinals

From the name itself you can understand what the both types of urinals. Urinals that are supported and fixed in floor are known as floor mount urinals. Urinals that are fixed in wall are known as wall mount urinals.


As we can see types of urinals are available to full fill the varies requirements. And also lot of urinals are mainly designed for male usage. Have you noticed we explained more than 10 types of urinals?

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    yaah i would like to thanks all for giving us the knowledge on how we can use sanitary materials

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