885ALWall Cap, Aluminum, for 3" and 4" round duct

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  • Maximize the air and sound performance of your Broan ventilation fan by using one of our wide variety of termination fittings specifically designed for Broan fans.
    • For 3" or 4" round duct
    • 4" to 3" transition included
    • .025 Aluminum natural finish
    • Standard package - 4 to a carton
    • Built-in bird screen
    • Built-in damper
    • Not intended for Dryer Vent usage
  • 885AL is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 10.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great Bought this for bathroom exhaust fan and ran duct work to side of house. Sturdy material, much stronger than Box Stores. Spray painted to match house color making it very discrete.
    Date published: 2017-10-22
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from strong metal I have used these dampers several times. I live in a salt atmosphere and they hold up really well.
    Date published: 2017-09-17
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Superb quality heavier construction than others I have looked at, sturdy bird screen inside the flapper
    Date published: 2016-04-09
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fast response product was excellent but did not match originals that were to be replaced
    Date published: 2015-08-30
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Product This is a sturdy, well built duct wall cap. The dimensions are true to industry standards. The flapper has just enough weight to not make noise, and light enough to not cause too much back pressure. The flapper also has a nice gasket to keep small bugs out and eliminate the typical flapper clapping. Just what I wanted! I'm not a home improvement professional, but I've done a LOT of home improvement and am an engineer. I know quality when I see it. VentingDirect.com should state the gauge of the metal.
    Date published: 2011-07-14
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality This vent is built like a tank. Very good quality and the bird screen is just what I needed to keep birds from building a nest in the vent.
    Date published: 2011-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product If you only knew how great these wall caps everyone would order them. Why spend 10.00 at Home Depot for a inferior product. They are strong and built to last.
    Date published: 2011-04-23
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ceiling fan vent Great vent - much better quality than I have seen in the stores locally plus it comes in black which is less noticeable on the side of the house. Heavy duty metal and metal screen to keep varmints out. Quick delivery.
    Date published: 2010-06-27
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  • Can the pipe attached to it be detached so I can just attach the hood to the existing pipe sticking out of the house?

    Asked by: John
    Thank you for your question regarding the 885AL wall cap. The section of pipe attached to the wall cap cannot be removed. For further assistance, please contact Technical Support at 1-800-637-1453.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2016-05-16

    If the insect screen is removed, can this vent be used for a dryer?

    Asked by: Lee
    Thank you for your question on the model 885AL wall cap. The 885AL is not intended for dryer vent usage.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-04-20

    Can this cap be powder coated?

    I want to match the color of the exterior wall so that the cap does not stand out.
    Asked by: Karajaula
    Thank you for your question on the model 885AL wall cap. The 885AL is made from aluminum, so as long as it is primed properly, you should be able to powder coat or paint it.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2015-06-23

    Insect screen?

    Can someone confirm if this has an insect screen? I saw a review that indicated it has a spring-loaded draft door. Hopefully it is made like the 6" dia model 641. I recently bought one and am very pleased with it's construction.
    Asked by: Chris
    Thank you for your question on the model 885AL wall cap. The 885AL wall cap has a spring operated back draft damper and a bird screen, not an insect screen.
    Answered by: BroanCustomerService
    Date published: 2013-10-23
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