Multiple dryer (common) venting – Maytag MDG50PCC User Manual
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MULTIPLE DRYER (COMMON) VENTING
If it is not feasible to provide separate exhaust ducts for each dryer, ducts for individual dryers may be channeled
into a common main duct. Each dryer is provided with a back draft damper. The individual ducts should enter
the bottom or side of the main duct at an angle not more than 45° in the direction of the airflow.
The main duct should be tapered with the diameter increasing before each individual 8-inch (20.32 cm) duct is
added (refer to Illus. C for horizontal venting and Illus. D for vertical venting).
IMPORTANT: No more than four (4) dryers maximum should be connected to one (1) main
Refer to the illustrations below for Multiple Dryer Horizontal Venting and Vertical Venting examples/