FLOOR FRAME & PADDING






Notes

  • Minimum 2”of bearing surface supporting each leg.
  • Opening can be square or round.
  • Rough opening should be 8” wider than the diameter of the chute.


INTAKE SECTION & THROAT



Notes

  • 16 Gauge Aluminized Steel with slip joints (allow slight variations in height.)
  • One piece integral throat section (not added in the field).


INTAKE DOORS



Notes

  • Stainless steel, self-closing, self-latching, with protected closer
  • Piano style hinge with deflector flap.
  • UL labeled doors (rated 1.5 hours with max temp rise 250 degrees in 30 minutes).


ALUMINUM VENT CAP


Notes

  • Purpose of a vent is to dissipate odors and hot gases, smoke and flames in event of fire within the chute.
  • NFPA 82 code requires a full diameter vent penetrating and extending 3’ above the roof.


AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS


Notes

PER NFPA 82
  • Above the top intake
  • Every alternate floor down to, and including the first floor above discharge
  • Sprinkler heads fuse at 165 degrees F to open up and flood the chute
OTHER
  • Sprinkler heads are installed in top corner of intake throat, with protective guard.
  • The automatic sprinkler heads furnished with the chute should be installed and piped in accordance with NFPA standards (by others).


DISINFECTING & SANITIZING UNIT (D&S) FLUSHING HEAD & ACCESS DOOR

Notes

  • A flushing spray head at top of each chute
  • Lockable access door above top intake
  • Manual shutoff valve – (installation & connection by others)
  • D&S reservoir tank & proportioning valve provided by manufacturer
  • D&S unit injects disinfecting solution into the water flow through the flushing spray head system.


ROLLING INCLINE, ACCORDION DAMPER & HOPPER TYPE H

Notes

  • All held open by a 165 degree fusible link
  • When link is melted, door will roll or slam shut
  • UL labeled vs. UL construction


HEAT DETECTION SENSOR & FIRE ALARM

Notes

  • Can be installed with both electrical and pneumatic interlock door systems
  • Shuts the chute system down in the event of a fire emergency
  • Shuts off power to the doors at the control box for the electrical interlocks doors
  • Dumps all air from the pneumatic interlock system to prevent the doors from opening
FIRE ALARM
  • The chute system manufacturer provides a hook-up connection only for integration into the building alarm systems (by others).


PNEUMATIC & INTERLOCKING DOORS

Notes

  • One touch open and automatic close
  • Fully ADA Compliant = no handles
  • Interlocking safety feature (optional)
  • “In Use” button to alert other floors
  • Keep it simple!


NFPA

  • 1.5 Hour UL labeled doors (30 minute 250 degree rise)
  • Rated wall assemblies – 2 Hours
  • 165 degree fusible link on discharge doors
  • Automatic Sprinkler above top intake, then alternate floors & include 1st floor above discharge.

Offsets

  • All subject to local AHJ (Authority Having Jurisdiction) approval
  • NFPA – 45 degree offset for vent above top intake
  • NFPA – 15 degree offset between floors, but then must return to plumb/vertical on next floor


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