A 300mm Ø 90° elbow is used behind the door at the top of the laundry chute to move the laundry down.
The 300mm Ø 90° elbow is also manufactured in 250mm, 400mm, 500 and 600mm diameter.
The size of the laundry chute depends on the amount of space you have available. The minimum enclosure required for a 250mm diameter laundry chute is 300mm x 350mm, and for a 300mm diameter laundry chute, 400mm x 450mm and a 400mm diameter laundry chute is 500mm x 550mm.
Laundry chute location.
Typical locations for the start of a laundry chute are on the landing, family bathroom or en-suite. Most laundry chutes finish in the utility room, kitchen or ground floor cupboard with a laundry basket below. Our laundry chutes can either finish at a high level (between 150mm and 500mm from the ceiling) or lower around 1400mm off the finished floor level. To use space efficiently, it is best to have the chute finishing about 150mm below the ceiling above a shelf where the laundry basket resides. This allows space underneath to be used.
Mounting brackets hold the chute in place and are always located on the first component below a door and on the last piece at the bottom, which is usually a 500mm or 1000mm end piece. A safe rule of thumb is to use a mounting bracket per floor or every third component. Locking bands are located on a join of two components where there is no bracket. They stop the chute from twisting and you don’t need one on every join. Our components are fusion-welded with interlocking joins. Our installation manual takes you through the process step by step.
The laundry chute doesn’t need to be straight; it must have a continuous fall for the laundry. If you need to change direction, use 45°, 30° or 15° elbows.Laundry Chute Location.