Drain capable of eliminating 17 gals (64.3 L) per minute.
A standpipe diameter of 1-1/4 in. (3.18 cm) minimum.
The standpipe height above the floor should be:
33 in. (84 cm)
96 in. (244 cm)
vent hood which has a swing-out damper(s) that open when the dryer is in
operation. When the dryer stops, the dampers automatically
close to prevent
drafts and the entrance of insects and rodents. To avoid restricting the outlet,
maintain a minimum of 12 inches (30.5 cm) clearance between the vent hood
and the ground or any other obstruction.
The following are specific requirements for proper and safe opera-
Do not install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic or metal foil venting
materials. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily
crushed and trap lint. These conditions will obstruct clothes dryer airflow
and increase the risk of fire.
:If your present system is made up of plastic duct or metal foil duct, replace it
with a rigid or semi-rigid metal duct. Also, ensure the present duct is free of
any lint prior to installing dryer duct.