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Explosion
hazard.
Do not install the laundry center
where
gasoline
or other flammables
are kept or stored.if
the laundry
center is installed in a garage, it must be a minimum of 18 inches (45.7 cm)
above the floor. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, fire or burns.
The exhaust system back pressure MUST not exceed 0.6 inches (1.52 cm)
of water column,
measured with an inclined manometer
at the point the
exhaust connects to the dryer.
The exhaust system should be inspected
and cleaned a minimum
of every two years with normal usage. The more
the dryer is used, the more often you should check the exhaust system
and vent hood for proper operation.
The maximum
length
of the exhaust system depends upon the type of
duct used, number of elbows and type of exhaust hood.
The maximum length for both rigid and flexible duct is shown in the chart
below.
EXHAUST DUCT LENGTHS
EXHAUST HOOD TYPE
Number
Turns
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4_
4_
(102 CM)
Louvered
(635 CM)
MAXIMUM
LENGTH OF 4-INCH (10.2 CM)
DIAMETER RIGID METAL DUCT
0
1
2
3
56 ft. (17.07 m)
42 ft. (12.8 m)
46 ft. (14.02 m)
36 ft. (10.97 m)
34 ft. (10.36 m)
28 ft. (8.53 m)
32 ft. (9.75 m)
18 ft. (5.48 m)
MAXIMUM
LENGTH OF 4-INCH (10.2 CM)
DIAMETER FLEXIBLE METAL DUCT
0
1
2
3
30 ft. (9.14 m)
22 ft. (6.7 m)
22 ft. (6.7 m)
14 ft. (4.27 m)
16 ft. (4.88 m)
10 ft. (3.05 m)
10 ft. (3.05 m)
5 ft. (1.5 m)
The laundry
center
may be exhausted
four (4) ways with
rear flush
installation:
1. Straight
back
2. Down
(8 inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm] rigid duct and 1
elbow
down)
3. Left (8 inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm] rigid duct, 1 elbow
down and 1 elbow left)
4. Right(8
inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm] rigid duct, 1 elbow
down and 1 elbow right)
To exhaust up, add an 11 inch (27.94 cm) length of standard 4 inch (10.16
cm) diameter duct and a 90° elbow. The unit will be positioned about 4Y2
inches (11.43 cm) away from the wall (flush to wall exhausting
may be
done by going
below the dryer then sideways).
An exhaust
hood positioned
to line up with the dryer exhaust
can be
installed directly through the outside wall. To exhaust to the side or down,
add an 8 inch (20.32 cm) length of standard 4 inch (10.16 cm) diameter duct
and a 90° elbow.
GAS SUPPLYREQUIREMENTS
1. Installation MUST conform with local codes, or in the absence of
local
codes, with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1 (latest edition) or
in Canada, the current AN/CGA B149.
2. The gas supply line should be of 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) pipe.
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3. If codes allow, flexible metal tubing may be used to connect your dryer
to the gas supply line. The tubing
MUST be constructed
of stainless
steel or plastic-coated
brass.
4. The gas supply line MUST have an individual
shutoff valve.
5. A 1/8
inch (0.32 cm) N. R T. plugged tapping, accessible for test gage
connection, MUST be installed immediately
upstream of the gas supply
connection
to the dryer.
6. The dryer and its individual
shutoff valve MUST be disconnected
from
the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing
of the gas
supply piping system at test pressures equal to or less than
1/2 psig
(3.45 kPa).
7. The dryer MUST be isolated
from the gas supply piping
system by
closing its individual
manual shutoff valve during any pressure testing
of the gas supply piping system at test pressures equal to or less than
1/2 psig (3.45 kPa).
LOCATION OF YOUR LAUNDRY CENTER
DO NOT INSTALL YOUR LAUNDRY
CENTER:
1. In an area exposed to dripping
water or outside weather
conditions.
2. In an area where it will come in contact with curtains or drapes.
3. On carpet. Floor MUSTbe
solid with a maximum slope of 1 inch (2.54
cm).
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2.
3.
4.
INSTALLATION
IN RECESS OR CLOSET
A laundry center installed in a bedroom
bathroom,
recess or closet,
MUST be exhausted
outdoors.
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No other fuel burning
appliance shall be
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installed in the same closet as the Gas
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laundry
center.
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Your laundry center
needs the space
around it for proper ventilation.
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DO NOT INSTALL YOUR LAUNDRY
CENTER IN A CLOSET WITH A
SOLID
DOOR.
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SO. IN.
A minimum of 120 square inches
))'
1_87_so CM)
(774.2 square cm) of opening, equally
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divided at the top and bottom of
the door, is required. Air openings
Coset Doo)"
are required to be unobstructed
when a door is installed.
A Iouvered
door with
equivalent
air openings
for the
full length of the door is
acceptable.
The following
illustrations show minimum
clearance dimensions and air
openings for proper operation
in a recess or closet installation.
MOBILE
HOME
INSTALLATION
Dryer MUST be exhausted
outside
(outdoors,
not beneath the mobile
home) using metal ductinq that will
not support combustion.
_letal
ducting
must be 4 inches (10.16 cm)
in diameter with no obstructions.
Rigid metal duct is preferred.
If dryer is exhausted through
the
floor and area beneath the mobile
home is enclosed, the exhaust
system MUST terminate
outside
the enclosure with the termination
securely fastened to the mobile
home structure.
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3. Refer to page 3 for other important
venting requirements.
4. When installing
a gas dryer into a mobile
home, a provision
must be
made for outside make up air. This provision is to be not less than twice
the area of the
dryer exhaust outlet.
5. Installation MUST conform to current Manufactured
Home Construction
& Safety Standard (which is a Federal Regulation Title 24 CFR-Part 32-
80) or when such standard is not applicable,
with American
National
Standard for Mobile Homes. in Canada, the CSA Z240 is applicable.
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The laundry center
is designed
under ANSI Z 21.5.1
for
HOME USE only.

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