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Whirlpool W10184585B Installation Instructions Manual page 14

Commercial stacked dryer gas (120-volt, 60-hz) or electric (120/140-volt; 60-hz)
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DRYER VENTING REQUIREMENTS
Vent Hoods
4" (102 mm) Diameter
Exhaust Hoods
box hood
louvered
hood
angled hood
Exhaust hood must be at least 12" (305 mm) from the ground
or any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow).
Vent
System
Length
Maximum
Vent Length/Vent
Connection
Maximum length of vent system depends upon the type of
vent used, number of elbows, and type of exhaust hood.
3. Tighten hose clamp with Phillips screwdriver.
Vent
System
Chart
(Rigid
Metal
Vent)
No. of
Box and
Angled
90 ° Turns
Louvered Hood
Hood
0
64 ft. (19.5 m)
58 ft. (17.7 m)
1
54 ft. (16.5 m)
48 ft. (14.6 m)
2
44 ft. (13.4 m)
38 ft. (11.6 m)
3
35 ft. (10.7 m)
29 ft. (8.8 m)
4
27 ft. (8.2 m)
21 ft. (6.4 m)
For vent systems
not covered
by the vent specification
chart,
see your
parts
distributor.
Provision
must
be made
for enough
air for combustion
and ventilation.
(Check governing
codes and ordinances.)
See "Recessed
Area Installation
Instructions"
in the "Location
Requirements"
sections.
A 4" (102 mm) outlet
hood
is preferred.
However,
a 21/2''
(64 mm) outlet
exhaust
hood
may be used. A 23/2 '' (64 mm)
outlet
creates
greater
back pressure
than
other
hood types.
For permanent
installation,
a stationary
vent system
is
required.
Connect Vent
1. If connecting to existing vent, make sure the vent is clean.
2. Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet
in dryer.
NOTE: Do not remove
vent
collar.
Vent collar
4. Make sure the vent is secured to exhaust hood with
a 4" (102 mm) clamp.
5. Move dryer into final position. Do not crush or kink vent.
Make sure dryer is level.
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