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15XEWT15" Programmable Compactor, wood overlay door pan, storage compartment, automatic advance odor control system and auto delay. 120V

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  • The ability to custom design the door front makes this compactor a seamless addition to your kitchen. The wood trim door pan is built to allow your cabinetmaker to insert a profile that matches your cabinetry. The compactor itself 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 door pan that allows you to insert a profile of your cabinetry for a completely hidden installation that blends perfectly
    • 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
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  • 220V/240V CE CertifiedNo
    Adjustable HeightYes
    Appliance FinishWood Trim Door Pan
    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
    170°
    Drawer SlidesFull extension
    ball-bearing
    Hertz (Hz)60
    Hold FeatureProgrammable
    Yes
    Horse Power3/4 hp
    Installation TypeBuilt-In or Freestanding
    Noise Insulation SystemNone
    Odor ControlAutomatic advance
    Rated Amperage (AMPS)15
    Required Voltage (Volts)120
    RoHS CertificationYes
    Safety Lock With Removable KeyYes
    Stainless Steel Grade (if applicable)430
    Warranty1 Year
  • Rated 2.9 out of 5 by 7 reviewers.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by 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. September 9, 2014
    Rated 4 out of 5 by 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. March 11, 2014
    Rated 1 out of 5 by 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. October 30, 2013
    Rated 3 out of 5 by 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. August 21, 2013
    Rated 3 out of 5 by 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. August 22, 2013
    Rated 1 out of 5 by 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. August 21, 2013
    Rated 3 out of 5 by 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. August 21, 2013
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    What are the rough cabinet dimensions for this model?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 15XEWT trash compactor. The opening needed for the 15XEWT compactor is 15 inches wide and 34-1/2 inches tall.
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    15XEWT CUSTOM PANEL DIMENSIONS

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    Thank you for your question on the Broan model 15XEWT compactor custom door panel. The correct dimensions for the custom panel are 14 7/8" x 29 1/8" x 3/4".
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    Change door panel in 15XESSEXF

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    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?

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    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.
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    Owners manual

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    Do you have an owners manual for the 15XESS Elite trash compactor in PDF format online.
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    Thank you for your question on the model 15XESSEXF trash compactor. You can download the information through our web site or contact the Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for assistance.
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    does the 15XEWT fit flush in a flush inset cabinet?

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    Thank you for your question on the model 15XEWT trash compactor. When properly installed between your kitchen cabinets the door should be flush with the other cabinet doors. Please contact our Technical Service Department at 800-637-1453 for further assistance.
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