Warehouse Chutes for Distribution Centers

Warehouse Chutes for Distribution Centers

Let gravity do the work!

 

Superchute® Warehouse Chutes are available in 2 designs – Wraparound® & Welded.

Offered in a wide range of diameters.

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    • Equipped with safe and strong cable linking hardware 
    • Light, flexible & safe 
    • Quiet during use 
  • Chute sections are conical tubes 48″ (1.2 m) in height
  • The working length of each section is 40″ (1 m)
  • 8 inch (20 cm) overlap when linked together
  • Tight fit: 1 inch taper minimizes airborne dust
  • Equipped with a safe and strong cable system
  • Custom diameters available
  • Standard diameters for Top Hopper, Regular, and Door sections are listed below
Imperial18"23"27"30"33"36"
Metric450 mm585 mm685 mm760 mm840 mm915 mm

Superchute® can provide free and helpful sketches within 24 hours.

A Site Sketch :

  • Provides a clear drawing of the chute in your warehouse
  • Shows the precise quantity of chute sections needed for the job
  • Shows how to achieve proper door positioning
  • Recommends the appropriate support frame
  • Click here to fill out the form

The following information is stamped front and back with 11″ x 5″ die onto every chute section:

  • Company name and coordinates
  • Chute description
  • Month & year of manufacture
  • Plastic thickness
  • Chute diameter
  • Chute weight
  • Detailed instructions & fire warning
  • Excellent advertising tool & great anti-theft measure
  • We keep your plate in our library for future orders

There is a small charge for making the die. Please allow 24 hours for preparation.

 

Click here to read more about Chute Parts.

Welded Design

 

  • No assembly required
  • Permanent tubes with a welded seam
  • Sections stack like coffee cups for easy transport and storage
  • Fully compatible with all Wraparound® chute sections
  • One needed per chute system
  • The uppermost section
  • Entry point for debris
  • Heavy duty construction

 

  • Tube sections
  • No assembly required
  • A system consists mostly of these pieces

 

 

  • Entries for multi-level work
  • Any number per system
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Adjust height using Superchute® Lanyards

 

Diameter (imperial)18"23"27"30"33"36"
Diameter (metric)450 mm585 mm685 mm760 mm840 mm915 mm
Weights:
Top Hopper24 lb29 lb38 lb43 lb47 lb56 lb
Regular Section21 lb28 lb35 lb37 lb43 lb46 lb
Door Section31 lb36 lb46 lb52 lb63 lb68 lb
Wraparound® Design

 

  • They go flat!
  • Minimal storage space required
  • A safe and simple closure system
  • Opened chutes stack like sheets of plywood
  • Easy to transport in pick-up trucks
  • Fully compatible with all Welded sections

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Assembly of a Regular Wraparound section:

  • Use the 5 supplied eyebolts
  • No tools required
  • Hand tighten only
  • Pass the red bungee cord through each eyebolt to prevent the eyebolts from spinning out over time
  • When storing the section as a flat panel, connect the 5 loose eyebolts to the cable hook to prevent their loss

 

  • One needed per chute system
  • The uppermost section
  • Entry point for debris
  • Heavy duty construction

 

  • Tube sections
  • No tools required to close the clasp
  • A system consists mostly of these pieces

 

  • Entries for multi-level work
  • Any number per system
  • Heavy duty construction
  • Adjust height using Superchute® Lanyards

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  • Superchute Wraparounds® leaving the factory are very well crated
  • 9 opened Regular Sections and 1 Welded Top Hopper (30′ of chute) can fit

inside a pick-up truck

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Diameter (imperial)18"23"27"30"33"36"
Diameter (metric)450 mm585 mm685 mm760 mm840 mm9165 mm
Weights:
Top Hopper28 lb30 lb40 lb46 lb53 lb60 lb
Regular Section21 lb28 lb35 lb37 lb43 lb46 lb
Door Section35 lb40 lb47 lb56 lb65 lb70 lb
Materials
  • Most Superchute® sections are made of YELLOW High Molecular Weight Polyethylene
  • HMWPE is resistant to abrasion, chemicals and cold weather
  • Clients in Alaska & other cold climates appreciate its low temperature impact resistance of -100 ºC (-156 ºF)
  • In hot weather the plastic will become a little softer
  • Bright yellow plastic (safety-minded color) shows off your company name plate
  • Many thicknesses available
  • UV treated

Wraparound® Black Fire Retardant UHMWPE Plastic Sections

    • Fire retardant chutes for Boston, New York, nuclear power plants, mines, military
    • More abrasion resistant and durable than yellow plastic, aluminum or steel
    • Acceptable working temperature between -100°C to 80°C (-148°F to 176°F)
    • 1/4″ Wall thickness – dent resistant wall for very little weight
    • Low noise during use
    • Fire hazard warning on each section
    • Available in any diameter
    • See Fire Rated Chutes for more information
Black FR Regular Section
  • We build custom Superchute® sections using BLUE Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for large quantities of abrasive materials
  • UHMWPE is five times more abrasion resistant than the yellow plastic
  • Low temperature impact resistance: -70 ºC (-94 ºF)
  • Melting temperature: 137 ºC (280 ºF)
  • Max recommended working temperature: 80°C (180°F)
  • Many thicknesses available
  • UV treated
  • We build custom Superchute® sections using GREY Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene for extremely hot materials
  • UHMWPE is five times more abrasion resistant than the yellow plastic
  • Low temperature impact resistance: -70 ºC (-94 ºF)
  • Melting temperature: 150 ºC (300 ºF)
  • Max recommended working temperature: 135°C (275°F)
  • Primarily designed for carrying hot asphalt in truck beds
  • Many thicknesses available
  • UV treated

Galvanized steel and hard aluminum metal chute sections are also available. Please visit our Fire Rated Chutes page for more details.

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