1. Mounting clip
3. Retaining bracket
4. Mounting screw
8. Grasp sides of compactor
drawer and place bottom of
drawer into tracks. Lift at the handle so drawer will go over
drawer stops. Close drawer. Check to see if drawer opens
freely. If the toe plate rubs against floor, see "Adjusting the
Toe Plate" for further instructions.
Adjusting the Toe Plate
If the toe plate rubs the floor covering, the toe plate clearance
may be changed as follows:
1. Mark on each side of the toe plate the amount of toe plate
that rubs the floor covering.
Remove the drawer from the unit. (See Step 3 in the
3. Use a ruler and a pencil or chalk to draw a line between the
marks on each side of toe plate.
4. Use scissors or utility knife to cut toe plate along line.
Replace drawer. If toe plate still rubs floor covering, repeat
Trimless panel without handle
Use these dimension drawings to create a custom panel for use
without a trim kit. The panel should be 1/2 in. (13 mm) min. thick.
1. Align the bottom of the custom panel with the bottom of the
2. Secure the panel from the back using 4 - #8 x 1 in. wood
screws as shown.
3. Attach a 15 in. x I/2 in. quarter-round
filler along the top of the
drawer front using glue or screws.
1. Custom Panel
3. #8 x 1" Wood Screws
4. Toe Guard
6. Toe Guard Screw
ram is the part of the compactor
compresses the trash. The compacting
ram does not go to the
bottom of the drawer. You will not see compacting
of trash the
first few times you load the compactor.
NOTE: The compactor
drawer should be more than 1/2 full before
can begin to compress the load.
You may hear a noise when glass breaks. Strong glass bottles
may not break at all. The trash in a full compactor
bag will be
about 1/4the size of its original bulk.