Recycling Duo / Trio Chute
Chutes handling general household or office waste, trash and recycling should be made of a minimum thickness of 16 ga. aluminized steel or stainless steel.
Duo Chute door is 27″ wide by 18″ high. Trio Chute door is 36″ wide by 18″ high. Both are 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 patented door (front & back panels and skirt) in stainless steel finish with ADA compliant lever handle with lock and two keys. Doors are engineered, machined and assembled with no welds. MEA Labeled for New York City.
INTAKE DOOR OPENINGS
The Duo Chute has a 10″ wide recycling opening and a 17″ wide trash opening. The Trio Chute has a 10″ wide recycling ‘A’ opening, a 16″ trash ‘C’ opening and a 10″ recycling ‘B’ opening.
ROUGH FLOOR OPENINGS
The Duo Chute requires a rough floor opening of 29″x 29″. The Trio Chute requires a rough floor opening of 40″x 29″.
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 discharge is intended to provide smoke and fire protection to the chute riser and is not designed to perform as a shut off gate.
Full size vent, made of 100% heavy gauge aluminum to eliminate rusting and improve appearance, extending minimum of 3′ (per NFPA) above roof with flashing and metal safety cap.
Standard floor frames are 1-1/2″ x 1-1/2″ x 1/4″ steel angle 12″ longer than the chute length.
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 NFPA82 code.
Chute sections shall be factory assembled with all seams fully 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 securely fastened to the intake throats that are formed as an integral part of the chute section. Chute throats shall have a standard dimension of 10″ in length. Larger throats can be built to accommodate special job conditions. Chute shall be straight and plumb with no offset.