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Whirlpool W10100920C Specifications

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DRYER VENTING SPECIFICATIONS..................................................................................................1
DRYER SAFETY....................................................................................................................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ......................................................................................................4
DRYER INSPECTION AND CLEANING ..............................................................................................7
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
DANGER
WARNING
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
If you are installing a gas dryer, it is recommended that the owner post, in a prominent location, instructions for the customer's use in
the event the customer smells gas. This information should be obtained from your local gas supplier.
Post the following warning in a prominent location.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
W10100920C

DRYER VENTING SPECIFICATIONS

Venting Requirements .......................................................................................................................5
Frequency of Exhaust System Cleaning ...........................................................................................7
Inspecting the Exhaust System .........................................................................................................7
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.

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DRYER SAFETY

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You
can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    This information should be obtained from your local gas supplier. Post the following warning in a prominent location. Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. W10100920C DRYER VENTING SPECIFICATIONS Table of Contents...
  • Page 2 WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death. – Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
  • Page 3 WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: ■ Read all instructions before using the dryer. ■ Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    Whirlpool does not design multi- dryer vent systems, nor does Whirlpool review or provide approvals for vent systems designed by third-party engineering firms.
  • Page 5: Venting Requirements

    Venting Requirements Venting systems for Whirlpool dryers must meet the following requirements: ■ The capacity to handle 200 CFM of air for each dryer in the system. ■ A back pressure of -1.0" (-25 mm) water column to 0.6" (15 mm) of water column when measured at the connection to the dryer.
  • Page 6 Option 1 - Horizontal System The most common is the horizontal system, in which banks of dryers are all located in one room and vented through a common duct. See the following illustration for an example of a generic horizontal system. 1"* (25 mm) A.
  • Page 7: Dryer Inspection And Cleaning

    DRYER INSPECTION AND CLEANING Frequency of Exhaust System Cleaning Every exhaust system must be inspected periodically and cleaned to ensure that it is intact and free from lint accumulation. The frequency of these inspections will vary, depending on the system and usage of the dryer.
  • Page 8 W10200920C ® Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A. © 2008. Whirlpool Corporation. 8/08 All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

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