Wamsler Installation Clearances

 

Solid-fuel Cookers

INSTALLATION CLEARANCES FOR WAMSLER SOILD-FUEL COOKERS

Models, K128, K134, K97A, K148, K178

SPECIAL NOTE:

These installation clearances over ride those listed in the owner’s manual supplied by the manufacturer in regards to clearances and hearth requirements.

IMPORTANT –

Please Read Carefully

These installation clearances comply with on AS/NZS 2918: 2001. It is recommended that the stove be installed by a craftsman plumber or a suitably qualified specialist in the installation of wet central heating and / or solid-fuel burning appliances. A building consent is required for installation of any appliance of this type.

IMPORTANT –

Any cooker with a boiler or wetback fitted must not be operated without the water supply connected.

FLOOR PROTECTOR REQUIREMENTS

Wamsler solid-fuel appliances do not require an insulating floor protector

This shall extend a minimum of 300mm in front of the cooker and extend 200mm either side of the fire box opening.

With concrete slab floors no floor protector is required. However any floor coverings must be trimmed back to meet the sizes outlined in Minimum Clearances.

 


 

MINIMUM CLEARANCES

When positioning the cooker certain minimum clearances from combustible walls and kitchen units must be observed.

MINIMUM CLEARANCES TO COMBUSTIBLE SURFACES

K148/K178/K97A

Rear (Measured from the top casting with lids) 150 mm (N.B)
Rear (measured from the top casting without lids) 285 mm
Side of cooker to side bench or vertical wall 220 mm

K128

Rear (Measured from the top casting with lid) 150 mm (N.B)
Rear (Measured from the top casting without lids) 310 mm
Side of cooker to side bench or vertical wall 375 mm

K134

Rear (Measured from the top casting with lids) 150 mm (N.B)
Rear (Measured from the top casting without lids) 300 mm
Side of cooker to side bench or vertical wall 305 mm

N.B (Rear clearances only applies if lids are fitted to the cooker. The K134 does not have lids but is available with a stainless steel splash back). Clearances specified above may be reduced by the installation of protective screens as outlined in AS/NZS 2918: 2001

 

 


 

FLUE SPECIFICATION

Inner Stainless Steel flue pipe 150mm Diameter (K148)
120mm Diameter (K128 & K134)
Minimum flue length 4.2 Metres

FLUE OFFSETS

Any abrupt change in flue angle will disturb the smooth flow of flue gases. The flue should be kept as vertical as possible to maintain the correct flue draft. (No more than two elbows of 45 degrees should be used).

FLUE CLEANING

The flue will need regular cleaning. There must be cleaning access to the whole flue system. For back or side outlet flue from the appliance a Tee outlet is suggested with a cleaning cap.

New Zealand Distribution of Wamsler:

Heatrite
83 -85 Bourke Street, Palmerston North
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