Chutes

Construction Chutes

Linen Chutes

Trash Chutes

Our chutes are designed and produced with environmentally friendly techniques.

CHUTE CONSTRUCTION
Fully factory assembled with all joints welded or lock seamed.  There is one expansion joint per floor.  All chutes have a flush interior and are assembled without bolts, rivets or clips protruding into the chute opening.  Chutes are equipped with chute support clips (provided at each floor) positioned at the factory to assure proper chute alignment.  The intake door and frame are adjustable and securely fastened to the intake throat.

MATERIAL
Constructed of 16 gauge aluminized steel, galvanized steel, or stainless steel.  Floor Supports are constructed of 1-1/2" x 1-1/2" steel angles at each floor.

SIZE
Available in 20", 24", 28", 30", and 36" diameters.  The standard chute size is 24" per NFPA recommendations.

INTAKE DOORS
U.L. "B" labeled self closing Intake Doors are constructed of 20 gauge stainless steel fronts and 18 gauge aluminized steel backs.  Each door is equipped with matching stainless steel trim and keys.

DISCHARGE ASSEMBLY
The standard Sliding Discharge Assembly is spring loaded and held open with a 165*F  U.L. Approved fusible link.  This assembly can be used for both trash and linen chute systems.

The Hopper Type Discharge Assembly consists of a U.L. "B" label stainless steel door held open with a 165*F  U.L. Approved fusible link.

VENTS
Made the same diameter as the chute and extend 4'-0” above the finished roof per NFPA recommendations.  Vents are complete with vent flashing and metal weather cap.

SPRINKLER SYSTEM
We furnish one (1) U.L. Approved 1/2" I.P.S., 165* F automatic brass Sprinkler Head located above the top intake door of each chute system complete with a fitting for connection by plumber.  Depending on the number of floors and the local fire codes, additional sprinkler heads are furnished on alternate lower floors.

FLUSHING SPRAY HEAD
We furnish one (1) 1/2" I.P.S. Flushing Spray Head located above the top intake door of each chute system complete with a fitting for connection by plumber.