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DBX1017FR Metal Dryer Vent Wall Box
24 Gauge Powder Coated Metal Recessed Dryer Vent Box. The inexpensive DBX1017FR metal dryer vent box is powder-coated white to match the washer box. It is 10” WIDE BY 17″ TALL and designed to fit into a 2 x 6 framed wall. Designed and tested to meet 1-hour equal F&T fire rating requirement for through penetration fire rated system. *Please see installation instructions on how to meet 1 Hour requirement
The DBX1017FR dryer vent wall box also has the Length identification label inside it to meet the 2015 IMC building code requirement. IMC 504.8.5.
DBX1017FR6 (For 2×6 framed walls)
DBX1017FR4 (For 2×4 or 2×6 framed walls)
The DBX1017FR’s are packaged 10 per carton
The DBX1017FR6 is 17’’ tall and 10’’ wide & 4 ¼ deep
The DBX1017FR4 is 17’’ tall and 10’’ wide & 3 1/2 deep
The inexpensive DBX1017FR is powder coated white to match the washer box. Designed and tested to meet 1 hour equal F& T fire rating requirement for through penetration fire rated system. The required length identification label that is attached inside the DBX1017FR saves you money and time. We are the only company who includes it while other companies charge you a few dollars for it separately.
Architects & Engineering:
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- ARCAT BIM content
- DBX1017FR4 Cad Drawing
- DBX1017FR6 Cad drawing
- DBX1017FR4 Spec and Scope Submittal
- DBX1017FR4 Mechanical Engineering
- DBX1017FR QAI Test Metal Stud Load Bearing Fire Penetration Assembly Design Listing
- DBX1017FR QAI Test Metal Stud Non Load bearing Fire Penetration Assembly Design Listing
- DBX1017FR QAI Test Wood Stud Load Bearing Fire Penetration Assembly Design Listing
- DBX1017FR QAI Test Wood Stud Non Load Bearing Fire Penetration Assembly Design Listing
APPROVED FOR SINGLE AND MULTI-FAMILY CONSTRUCTION
THE DBX1017FR MEETS THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A 1 HOUR FIRESTOP SYSTEM FOR BOTH WOOD AND METAL FRAMED WALLS.
** see installation instructions
INTERNATIONAL MECHANICAL CODE
CLOTHES DRYER EXHUAST
SECTION 504.2 EXHAUST PENETRATIONS
Where a clothes dryer exhaust duct penetrates a wall or ceiling membrane, the annular space shall be sealed with noncombustible material, approved fire caulking or a noncombustible dryer exhaust duct wall receptacle.
This section requires the installer to provide a tag or label within 6′ of the dryer exhaust stating how many elbows and length of the dryer exhaust until it exits the residence.
CONSTRUCTION SOLUTIONS PROVIDES THE LABEL INSIDE THE DRYER VENT BOX AT NO COST TO MEET THE BUILDING CODE REQUIREMENT.
Easy To Install Dryer Vent Kit
Construction Solutions offers a complete dryer vent installation kit for fast, easy and secure installation. The kit includes a DBX1017FR with trim ring and includes simple-to-follow, step-by-step instructions to help you install your dryer wall box fast.
The DBX1017FR install kit also includes the necessary screws and anchors for quick installation, as well as a length identification label to meet the 2015 IMC building code requirements.
Benefits of Using Our Dryer Vent Wall Box Kit:
- Easy to follow instructions included with each dryer vent box kit
- Fast, simple, secure installation of dryer wall box
- Includes screws and anchors
- Powder coated white finish to match washer box
- Reasonable price for a quality product
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Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, there are a few safety precautions to consider when cleaning the dryer wall box. This includes – Turn off and unplugged the dryer Allow the dryer to cool down Use appropriate cleaning tools Use protective gear Be cautious of screws and fasteners Consider professional assistance
Generally, it is recommended to clean it at least once a year as part of your regular maintenance routine. But the frequency may vary depending on factors such as – the number of people in your household the frequency of dryer use the length of the vent hose
Yes, absolutely. In fact, it is a fire-rated dryer vent box. Made of non-combustible materials, the box provides a fire-resistant enclosure for the dryer vent. With a sealed connection and reduced lint buildup, it meets safety standards and helps prevent fire hazards.
Yes, the DBX1000M4 and DBX1017FR dryer vent boxes can be. Please see the installation instructions for how they need to be installed to meet that requirement.