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Install Inline or Remote Blower Direct to Hood Discharge


  • Can an inline blower be connected directly to a horizontal discharge kit?
  • Can a remote blower be connected directly to a horizontal discharge kit?
  • Are there any concerns with connecting a horizontal discharge kit directly to an inline or remote blower?
  • Can an inline or remote blower install directly to a hood with vertical discharge?


Although it is possible to connect an inline or remote blower directly to a horizontal discharge kit or vertical discharge from a hood without any ductwork running in between the hood and the blower motor, it is highly discouraged.

  • Wolf recommends a minimum 16" separate between the horizontal discharge kit or top discharge if vertical and an inline or remote blower.
  • Excessive noise and vibration may result from connecting an inline or remote blower directly to a hood discharge without ductwork between them.
  • An internal blower would be the best ventilation option when using a vertical or horizontal discharge with a short duct run.

Refer to the Blower Motor Compatibility Chart for more information.

For further ventilation information, refer to Blower Motor Speed Control


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