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15XESSA15" Programmable Compactor, arch stainless steel door, storage compartment, automatic advance odor control system and auto delay. 120V.

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    Beautiful lines and a rich finish in appliance-matching colors makes this compactor a seamless addition to your kitchen. It features a crushing mechanism with an industry-leading 3,000 pounds of continual force and over twice the horsepower of competitors, for the highest compaction ratio on the market. The reversible hinged door allows installation to suit your kitchen layout. Turn the activation key, close the door and touch one button. That’s it! Another chore is finished.

    • Programmable compaction cycle for automatic operation at the times you choose. Memory back-up remembers your settings during a power outage of up to 5 minutes
    • Six-month, auto advance, odor control system has a disc change indicator so you always know when to replace the disc
    • Stainless steel compacting plate features an antimicrobial protective coating to fight germs and minimize odors for better performance
    • 3000 pounds of continual compaction force and a 3/4 horsepower motor delivers a 6 to 1 compaction ratio – the highest in the industry – to minimize your trash volume and handling
    • 1.55 cubic foot, painted steel trash bucket holds 30 pounds of compacted trash, for fewer trips to the curb
    • Full extension, ball-bearing drawer slides and a reversible 170 degree hinged door allows complete access for unloading; side panel drops down so there is no more struggle to lift the bag over the side – you can just slide it out
    • Insulated door has a magnetic gasket for quiet cycling and a child lock with a removable key to ensure your family’s comfort and safety
    • Fully enclosed cabinet has adjustable height and a distinctive stainless steel door that complements other stainless appliances for an integrated décor
    • Integral bag storage compartment means bags are always handy and ready for use
    • Optional toe kick kit allows you to finish off freestanding installations neatly
  • 220V/240V CE CertifiedNo
    Adjustable HeightYes
    Appliance FinishStainless Steel Arched Door
    Bag StorageYes
    Compacting PlateRemovable
    Stainless Steel
    Compaction Force3000 lbs.
    Compactor Bag Securement Detail(4) buttons on trash bucket
    Control PanelElectronic controls
    cUL ListedYes
    Dimensions; Depth22-1/4"
    Dimensions; Height34-1/8" to 35-1/8"
    Dimensions; Width14-7/8"
    Door OpeningReversible
    Drawer SlidesFull extension
    Hertz (Hz)60
    Hold FeatureProgrammable
    Horse Power3/4 hp
    Installation TypeBuilt-In or Freestanding
    Noise Insulation SystemDoor panel
    Odor ControlAutomatic advance
    Rated Amperage (AMPS)15
    Required Voltage (Volts)120
    RoHS CertificationYes
    Safety Lock With Removable KeyYes
    Stainless Steel Grade (if applicable)304
    Warranty1 Year
  • 15XESSA is rated 2.6 out of 5 by 8.
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from 15XESS Trash Compactor We purchased this product because of the large motor and the extra compression. Sorry, but it does not compress one-tenth what our old Jenn-Air trash compactor does. Very expensive and very disappointing.
    Date published: 2015-07-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product Really Does the Job Our Broan compactor is far better than other brands we've had in the past. We can get an entire week of trash in one bag.
    Date published: 2014-09-09
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Well designed, love the capacity, but roll-out strips are a problem After 18 mos. the ball bearing strips on which the compacter glides began slipping out past the front of the drawer. The drawer still slides in and out, but the ball bearing strips continue to migrate forward. When they begin to keep the door from shutting, I break them off, but the drawer still slides. I chose this compacter over competitors because of the clean lines, the door that is separate from the drawer, and the large capacity of the compacter. The odor-absorbing disk works really well. I order replacement bags online because there is not a convenient local supplier. Soon, I'll be needing a repair for the taveling ball bearing strips.
    Date published: 2014-03-11
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stay Away...Far Away The design is nice and the controls are simple. That's where the good things stop. 1. The bags for this unit are very non-standard and you have to buy very special bags at $20 for 12 bags of plastic. 2. The ram stays down in certain modes by design. One problem, you can still open the door and people have a habit of not opening the door and stuffing trash in with the ram down. Major problem. If the unit senses trash in between the ram, it will not cycle. If it does, it will stop short of getting to the top, and you are screwed. There is no way to complete the cycle and you have to send it off for service. 3. On issue 2...you can stuff trash in with the ram down. See issue 2. 4. No foot pedal for opening the trash like every other trash compactor on earth. My wife hates it and now hates that I chose it. 5. No way to secure the compactor to the cabinet frame. So, the compactor slides backwards every time you shut its door. I cannot believe people gave this a good review and I can't believe I believed them.
    Date published: 2013-10-31
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from wouldn't buy a trash compactor next time like: looks, and storage compartment for bags features: don't use the programmable feature or auto delay and don't know why i would use them. value: i never would have purchased if i knew the cost at the time. performance: 1, now is the 3rd time the compactor has stopped working and emits a ticking sound continuously until it is unplugged. but, when i plugged it back in this time it was still ticking. i unplugged it and haven't used it a couple of months. 2. order control mechanism doesn't rotate the deodorizer. but i only use for recycle anyway. overall rating: disregarding these 2 problems it works great and cuts down on our recycle volume.
    Date published: 2013-08-22
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good, but not perfect Overall, I like this unit, however there area couple of minor things. I love that I could put the same cabinet fronts as the rest of the kitchen, making it nearly invisible. However, I have to really slam the door shut in order for the unit to recognize that it is closed. Frequently I get up in the morning to find that the trash did not compact, because the unit thought the door was ajar. I love the timer feature. When I do get the door closed right, the unit compacts at 3 am for a few hours, then the compactor relaxes by the time I get up in the morning. I never find myself unable to put trash in because I am waiting for the compactor arm to retract. I like the feature of the odor destroying disc. However, the scent of that disc is itself offensive. I wish it had holes in the case for me to affix it to the cabinet. The unit slides around, and I reposition it often, probably because I have to slam the door each time. Also, the timer is great, but it would be nice it if had a capacitor or battery do that it could retain settings when the power goes out. And if it knew daylight savings time changes, that would be cool too. I have to reprogram it at least twice a year and whenever the power goes out. I like that it has a cubby for storing bags, and the bags are easy to change.
    Date published: 2013-08-22
    Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very disappointed I installed this product in a our kitchen remodel along with other appliances. In the 70 days that I put up with this compactor it worked only 6 days and no more than 2 consecutively. The limit switches would not stay set and the service technician took the product back to the shop twice. After a 12 day stay in the shop the unit came back and worked less than a full day. I finally threw in the towel and gave the compactor to the Godwill and bought another brand for which I've had zero problems.
    Date published: 2013-08-22
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great Features - Poor Reliability The 15XESS has a great feature set and performs well. That being said, we are on our third machine in three years. The first corroded due to a Chlorine compound in the odor control disk. The second had a catastrophic failure of the compaction gearing that the appliance repair could not repair. Your organization has replaced the prior two without issue.
    Date published: 2013-08-21
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  • I have a Broan 15SS. I don't see that model on your website. I assume that replacement bags for the 15XESS will work properly with my model.

    1) I have a Broan 15SS. I don't see that model on your website. I assume that replacement bags for the 15XESS will work properly with my model. 2) The handle on my Broan 15SS is coming loose. I don't see any obvious way to tighten the screw on it. Do I need to remove the inside panel of the door to access the screws that hold the handle on the front of the door?
    Asked by: nealetr
    The 15SS is listed on the Broan website, www.broan.com. Please type 15SS into the model search field that is located at the top of the page. The compactor should come up for you. Yes, the bags for the 15SS and the 15XESS are the same. Please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance with fixing the loose handle.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    Change door panel in 15XESSEXF

    Good day to you, I'm investigating the buy and shipment of a Trash Compactor type 15XESSEXF to the Netherlands. Will I be able to replace the stainless steel door with a wood panel of my own choice? Or do you have a 15XE 240v export version with a wood trim door pan? Thanks in advance for your reply! G.
    Asked by: Gustave
    Thank you for your question on the model 15XESSEXF trash compactor. Please contact our International Sales Representative directly via email at bogartintl@gmail.com or via phone at 513-791-0595.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2014-02-06

    how much does it cost??

    Asked by: prosepective consumer
    Contact customer service @ 1-800-356-5862 and they can also direct you to a dealer in your area.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    where can i buy yhe bags for the 15 XEWT compactor

    Asked by: kathy
    The 15" bags are part number S15TCBL and they can be purchased directly on our website under the "Shop for Parts" section
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23

    What are the dimensions for the front panel insert???

    I already have a compactor and am replacing it. I already have a front panel. I'd like to make sure the current front panel that i have works Please let me know the dimensions that would fit this model
    Asked by: Mike f
    Thank you for the question on the compactor wood panel insert. The dimensions of our wood panel insert are 14-7/8” wide, 29-1/8” tall and ¾” thick.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23
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