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Trash Chute System

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Chute Material
  • Chutes handling general household or office waste should be made of not lighter than 16 ga. aluminized steel or stainless steel.
Intake Doors
  • Typical 15" wide x 18" high, hand operated hopper type intake doors, self closing, self latching, noiseless, bottom hinged with 1-1/2 hour ‘UL’ label; maximum 30-minute 250° F temperature rise. Entire door (front & back panels and skirt) in stainless steel finish with ADA compliant lever handle with lock and two keys. MEA Labeled for New York City. Patent Pending
Discharge
  • The Accordion Fire Damper spring loaded discharge bears a 1-1/2 hour ‘UL’ label and is held open by a 165° fusible link assembly. This door is intended to provide smoke and fire protection to the chute riser and is not designed to perform as a shut off gate.
Vent
  • Full diameter vent of same gauge as chute extending minimum of 3 feet (per NFPA) above roof with metal safety cap.
Floor Frames
  • Standard floor frames are 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 3/16" steel angle 12" longer than the chute diameter.
Standard Accessories
  • 1/2" NPT sprinkler and 3/4" NPT flushing heads above top intake. Additional 1/2" sprinkler heads at alternate intakes and at first intake as required by NFPA code.
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Chute Construction
  • Chute sections shall be fully factory assembled with all joints welded. There shall be a minimum of one expansion joint per floor and a flush interior assembled without bolts, rivets or clips. The intake door and frame shallbe adjustable and securely fastened to the intake throats that are formed as an integral part of the chute section. Chute throat shall have a standard dimension of 10". Larger throats built to accommodate special job conditions. Chute shall be straight and plumb with no offset.

Trash Chute Dimensions

Intake Door Sizes * Accordion Discharge Sizes
Chute Width x Height Width x Length
24" (610mm) 15" x 18" (381 x 457mm) 28" x 32" (711 x 813mm)
28" (711mm) 21" x 18" (533 x 457mm) 32" x 37" (813 x 940mm)
30" (762mm) 21" x 18" (533 x 457mm) 34" x 39" (864 x 991mm)
36" (915mm) 24" x 24" (610 x 610mm) 40" x 46" (1016 x 1168mm)
*Nominal Sizes (Compatible with other manufacturers’ chutes).
Custom door sizes available upon request - contact us for information.
OPTIONAL ACCESSORY:
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Linen Chute System

Chute Material
  • Chutes handling hotel, hospital or general household linen should be made of not lighter than 16 ga. aluminized steel or stainless steel.
Intake Doors
  • Typical 18" wide x 18" high, hand operated intake doors, self closing, self latching, noiseless, side hinged 170° swing with 1-1/2 hour ‘UL’ label; maximum 30-minute, 250° F temperature rise. Entire door (front and back panels) in stainless steel finish with ADA compliant lever handle with lock and 2 keys. Patent Pending
Discharge
  • For built in wall discharge of hopper type, a self closing, top hinged, 1-1/2 hour ‘UL’ label door is furnished with 165° F fusible link. (Drain is optional). For direct discharge into receptacle use standard trash chute discharge.
Vent
  • Full diameter vent of same gauge as chute extending minimum of 3 feet (per NFPA) above roof with metal safety cap. See picture on page 2.
Floor Frames
  • Standard floor frames are 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" x 3/16" steel angle 12" longer than the chute diameter.
Standard Accessorie
  • 1/2" NPT sprinkler and 3/4" NPT flushing heads above top intake. Additional 1/2" sprinkler heads at alternate intakes and at first intake as required by NFPA code.
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Product Standard Features

  • Entire Door Stainless Steel (Front & Back Panels and Skirts)
  • No Rivet or Bolt Protrusions into Chute
  • Factory Welded Joints
  • Aluminized Steel Construction or Optional Stainless Steel
  • Low Impact Sloping Intake Throat
  • Intermediate Fire Sprinkler Heads
  • ‘UL’ Fire Rated Intake and Discharge Doors
  • Intake Doors Embossed With "RUBBISH" or "SOILED LINEN"
  • ADA Compliant Lever Handle with Lock and 2 Keys
  • Discharge Floor Retainer Flange

Optional Accessories

  • Factory Applied Sound Dampening
  • Isolator Pads
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Heat Detectors
  • Electrical Interlocks
  • Disinfecting and Sanitizing Unit
  • Pass-Thru Doors
  • Additional Floor Retainer Flanges
  • Drain for Linen Discharge
  • Rolling Incline Door of ‘UL’ label Construction.
  • Extra Wide Trim
  • Other Chute Sizes Available

Installation

  • Sheet metal contractor shall assemble the chute in place as per detail in shop drawings, align and anchor as required. Plumbing contractor to connect all water supply lines to flushing and sprinkler heads. Electrical contractor to complete any wiring that may be necessary for the electrical interlocks. Masonry or carpentry contractor to erect surrounding shaft walls after chute is set in place.
Chute Construction
  • Chutes shall be fully factory assembled with all joints welded. There shall be a minimum of one expansion joint per floor and a flush interior assembled without bolts, rivets or clips. The intake door and frame shall be adjustable and securely fastened to the intake throats that are formed as an integral part of the chute section. Chute throat shall have a standard dimension of 10". Larger throats built to accommodate special job conditions. Chute shall be straight and plumb with no offset.

Trash Chute Dimensions

Intake Door Sizes * Accordion Discharge Sizes
Chute Width x Height Width x Length
24" (610mm) 18" x 18" (457 x 457mm) 24" x 30" (610 x 762mm)
28" (711mm) 21" x 21" (533 x 533mm) 28" x 36" (711 x 915mm)
30" (762mm) 21" x 21" (533 x 533mm) 30" x 36" (762 x 915mm)
36" (915mm) 24" x 24" (610 x 610mm) 36" x 48" (915 x 1219mm)
Custom door sizes available upon request - contact us for information
* Door sizes are nominal