OVERLAY PANEL GUIDE

OVERLAY PANEL GUIDE
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MODULAR 3000 SERIES
Overlay/Handleless Integrated Door Panel, Frame and Toe-Kick Specifications
WINE CAPTAIN®
MODELS
BEVERAGE
CENTERS
GLASS DOOR
REFRIGERATORS
REFRIGERATORS/
ICE MACHINES
U-3018WCOL-00
U-3024BEVOL-00
U-3018RGLOL-00
U-3018RFOL-00
U-3018WCOL-01
U-3024BEVOL-01
U-3018RGLOL-01
U-3018RFOL-01
U-3024WCOL-00
U-3036BVWCOL-00
U-3024RGLOL-00
U-3024RFOL-00
U-3024WCOL-01
U-3024RGLOL-01
U-3024RFOL-01
U-3036WCWCOL-00
U-3036RRGLOL-00
U-3036RROL-00
U-3018CLROL-00
U-3018CLROL-01
U-3018CLROL-40
U-3018CLROL-41
THE MODULAR 3000 SERIES ARE INTENDED FOR BUILT-IN INSTALLATIONS ONLY
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Table of Contents
Safety Precautions
Safety Alert Definitions.........................................................................................................................................1
3000 Series Overlays
Overlay/Frame Overlay Panel .............................................................................................................................2
Panel Preparation ........................................................................................................................................ 2
Overlay & Frame Overlay Panel Dimensions ....................................................................................... 2
Panel Installation.......................................................................................................................................... 3
Handleless Integrated Door Panel/Frame Overlay ........................................................................................5
Panel/Frame Overlay Preparation ........................................................................................................... 5
Handleless Overlay Dimensions for 18" and 36" Units ..................................................................... 6
Handleless Overlay Dimensions for 24" Units..................................................................................... 7
Panel/Frame Installation............................................................................................................................. 8
Overlay Grille .........................................................................................................................................................9
Overlay Preparation ................................................................................................................................... 9
Overlay Installation..................................................................................................................................... 9
Overlay Grille Dimensions .................................................................................................................... 10
Safety Precautions
Safety Alert Definitions
Throughout this guide are safety items labeled with a Danger,
Warning or Caution based on the risk type:
! DANGER
Danger means that failure to follow this safety statement will
result in severe personal injury or death.
! WARNING
Warning means that failure to follow this safety
statement could result in serious personal injury or
death.
! CAUTION
Caution means that failure to follow this safety statement
may result in minor or moderate personal injury, property
or equipment damage.
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3000 Series Overlays
NOTICE
• The door panel must not weigh more than 20 lbs
(9.1 kg).
Overlay/Frame Overlay Panel
NOTICE
Due to differences in surrounding cabinetry the panel may
not perfectly align with door. The procedure below is
designed to provide a finished overlay panel that
seamlessly integrates with surrounding cabinetry.
• It is important to ensure that all drilled holes are drilled
to the correct depth in order to avoid splits in the wood
when hardware is installed.
• Appliance will need up to 34-1/2" (876.3 mm) to the
under side of the counter to leave room for leveling
adjustments.
1. Cut the panels to the dimensions listed in the appropriate
diagram below.
Panel Preparation
A full overlay door panel completely covers the door frame and
provides a built-in appearance.
2. Optional: Stain or Finish panel to desired stain or color. Be sure
to closely follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer.
3. Optional: Install handles and hardware.
NOTICE
When applying an overlay panel/frame to a unit, ensure
that both sides are finished in order to prevent warping. In
some overlay panel/frame installations, the overlay may be
visible through the glass while the door is open.
Overlay & Frame Overlay Panel Dimensions
3018 and 3036 Models
BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT OVERLAY PANEL FLAT AND WITHOUT
INTERFERENCE
BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT OVERLAY FRAME FLAT AND WITHOUT
INTERFERENCE
3/4"
(19 mm)
3/4"
(19 mm)
17-1/2"
(445 mm)
17-1/2"
(445 mm)
2-3/4" MIN
(70 mm MIN)
30"
(762 mm)
30"
(762 mm)
Solid Overlay
2
Frame Overlay
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BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT OVERLAY PANEL FLAT AND WITHOUT
INTERFERENCE
3/4"
(19 mm)
BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT OVERLAY FRAME FLAT AND WITHOUT
INTERFERENCE
23-3/8"
(594 mm)
23-3/8"
(594 mm)
2-3/4" MIN
(70 mm MIN)
30"
(762 mm)
Solid Overlay
2. Starting at corner, pull gasket
away from door.
30"
(762 mm)
Frame Overlay
Panel Installation
1. Fully open door.
3/4"
(19 mm)
NOTICE
If working with the door that houses the display, make
certain the display cable remains securely seated in the
inner door channel, see below.
3. Continue to pull gasket free
from gasket channel.
Inner Door
Channel
4. Upon removal, lay gasket
down on a flat surface.
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Display
Cable
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5. The frame should be aligned with the outside edge (opposite the
hinge) and high enough to align with the highest point in the
door.
10. Be sure the screws force their way past the opening on the
gasket channel and sit flush against the bottom of the channel.
Align Top Of Panel With Highest Point Of Door
Align Frame
Against
Door Edge
First
Due to differences in floor construction or surrounding
cabinetry, the frame may not sit flush with the top of the
door.
Frame
7. Using a 7/64" drill bit,
drill 6 pilot holes into
the wood panel
1/2" deep using the
holes in the door
frame as a guide.
8. Locate 6 of the #6x
1-1/2" screws
provided with your
unit.
11. Remove clamps from door.
NOTICE
Door
12. Starting at the corners, re-install the gasket into the gasket
channel in the frame. Make sure the gasket is fully seated. This
may take some force.
13. If installing an additional overlay on a 36" unit, repeat steps 1
through 12 on the opposite door.
Bar
Clamp
Door
Wood
Panel / Frame
Bar
Clamp
9. Using a Phillips
screwdriver, place one
screw into each of the
6 pilot holes and
screw down. Do not
overtighten screws.
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Overlay Panel
If frame requires additional adjustment after removing
clamps, slightly loosen each screw and adjust frame as
necessary. Tighten screws upon completion.
NOTICE
6. Secure overlay to
door using clamps. A
robust tape may also
be used. U-Line
recommends the use
of bar clamps to
securely clamp the
overlay to the door. If
using tape, be certain
the tape will not
damage overlay finish
upon removal.
Overlay Panel
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Handleless Integrated Door Panel/
Frame Overlay
The following procedure is designed to provide a finished,
handleless solid panel or frame overlay for an 18" or 24" door that
seamlessly integrates with its surrounding cabinetry. Prepare two
18" overlays for 36" units.
NOTE: Many cabinet manufacturers provide a ready solution for a
handle-less, integrated design that can be easily applied to your
U-Line 3000 Series model. Consult your cabinet manufacturer for
applicable design and installation details. The cabinet
manufacturer’s solution to this design and integration detail will
often result in an overlay panel/frame solution wherein the size of
the panel/frame may result in a height dimension taller than what
we specify. This can be achieved provided the additional height is
positioned above the appliance door.
Wooden Insert
Top Design
and Insert Notch
Main Panel
NOTICE
•
The panel / frame overlay aligns with the surrounding
cabinetry and, due to differences in cabinetry, may not align
perfectly with the door.
•
The appliance will need up to 34-1/2" to the underside of the
counter to leave room for leveling adjustments.
•
A single prepared overlay with insert must not weigh more
than 20 lbs.
Panel Overlay
Wooden Insert
Panel/Frame Overlay Preparation
Top Design
and Insert Notch
1. Cut the main panel(s) to the appropriate dimensions below.
For details, see the drawings on the following pages.
• For 18" or 36" units, see page 6.
• For 24" units, see page 7.
Unit width
Panel width
Panel depth
18" or 36"*
17-1/2"
28-13/16"
24"
23-3/8"
28-13/16"
Main Panel
Cutout
*Two 18" panels are required for 36" units.
2. Create the top design for the handleless feature and the 1/8"
notch for the insert(s) indicated on the appropriate Top Detail
drawing, page 2 or 3.
3. For Frame Units, create the indicated cutout(s), page 6 or 7.
Frame Overlay
4. Prepare the insert(s) that will back up the handleless design.
Wooden Insert – Cut 1/8" thick wooden insert(s) to the
appropriate dimensions below.
Unit width
Insert width
Insert depth
18" or 36"*
17-1/2"
3-1/2"
24"
23-3/8"
3-1/2"
*Two 18" inserts are required for 36" units.
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Handleless Overlay Dimensions for 18" and 36" Units
1/8"
Top Design
1/4"
7/8"
Ref.
R 5/8"
2-3/8"
17-1/2"
2-3/4"
Insert Notch, 1/8"
2-3/4"
Wooden Insert
Notch Depth: 1/8"
Top Detail
Cutout
for Frame
Units
28-13/16"
3/4"
Wooden Insert Dimensions
17-1/2"
1/8"
3-1/2"
6
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Handleless Overlay Dimensions for 24" Units
1/8"
Top Design
1/4"
7/8"
Ref.
R 5/8"
2-3/8"
23-3/8"
2-3/4"
Insert Notch
2-3/4"
Wooden Insert
Notch Depth: 1/8"
Top Detail
Cutout
for Frame
Units
28-13/16"
3/4"
Wooden Insert Dimensions
23-3/8"
1/8"
3-1/2"
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5. Optional: Stain or finish panel / frame and wooden insert to
desired stain or color. Be sure to closely follow the instructions
provided by the manufacturer.
4. Align the prepared overlay panel / frame to the door — first
along the side of the door furthest from the hinge and then top
align with the door’s highest point.
Align Top Of Panel With Highest Point Of Door
NOTICE
If finishing overlay or wooden insert, all sides must be
finished to prevent warping.
Align Frame
Against
Door Edge
First
6. Attach the insert to the panel / frame. Wood glue or equivalent
adhesive should be used to attach insert to panel / frame.
NOTICE
Due to differences in floor construction or surrounding
cabinetry, the overlay may not sit flush all the way along
the top of the door.
Frame
Door
Attach Wooden Insert
Panel/Frame Installation
5. Secure overlay to door using clamps or a robust tape.
Note: U-Line recommends securely attaching the overlay using
bar clamps. If using tape, be certain tape will not damage the
overlay finish.
1. Fully open the door.
2. Starting at the corner, pull gasket away
from gasket channel in door.
6. Using a 7/64" drill bit, drill 6 pilot holes into the overlay 1/2"
deep using the holes in the door as a guide.
3. When gasket is completely free from
channel, lay it on a flat surface.
NOTICE
NOTICE
Make certain the display cable remains securely seated in
the inner door channel, as shown below.
Inner Door
Channel
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Display
Cable
It is important to ensure that all drilled holes are drilled to
the correct depth in order to avoid splits in the wood
when hardware is installed.
7. Locate 6 of the #6x 1-1/2" screws provided with your unit.
8. Using a Phillips screwdriver, place one screw into each of the 6
holes and screw in. Do not overtighten.
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11. Starting at the corner, re-install
the gasket into the gasket channel
in the frame, making sure the
display cable is undisturbed. Also
make sure the gasket is fully
seated. This may take some force.
Bar Clamp
12. If installing overlays on a 36" unit,
repeat steps 1 through 11 for the
opposite door.
Door
Overlay
Panel / Frame
Overlay Grille
The 3000 series grille is fully adjustable and can be set to match
your surrounding cabinetry dimensions. In addition to its
adjustability, an overlay may also be installed to truly provide a
seamless appearance.
Overlay Preparation
1. Use the dimensions provided in the diagram on page 10 to cut
and shape your grille overlay. Recommended overlay thickness
is between 1/4" and 3/8". Dimension A will vary based on your
toe kick height.
Bar Clamp
2. Finish or stain your grille overlay to match your surrounding
cabinetry. Both sides require finishing to prevent warping. Be
certain to carefully follow the finish manufacturer’s
recommendations for application and cure times.
NOTICE
9. Make sure the screws force their way past the opening on the
gasket channel and sit flush against the bottom of the channel.
If finishing grille overlay, all sides must be finished to
prevent warping.
10. Remove clamps from door.
3. Apply double sided tape to the backside of the overlay grill. Use
the diagram below for reference. U-Line recommends 3M™
VHB™ tape, a high strength bonding tape.
NOTICE
If overlay requires additional adjustment after removing
clamps, slightly loosen each screw and adjust alignment as
necessary. Tighten screws upon completion.
Apply Tape To Shaded Area
Overlay Installation
Overlay Panel
Overlay Panel
1. Remove backing paper from double sided tape.
2. Carefully align grille over overlay and press into position.
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1-1/2"
1-1/2"
1-1/2"
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1"
1-1/2"
Recommended Overlay Grille Thickness is 1/4" and May Not Exceed 3/8"
3036 Models
35-7/16"
32-7/16"
3024 Models
23-5/8"
20-5/8"
3018 Models
17-3/4"
14-3/4"
1"
3-5/16"
to
4-5/16"
1-1/2"
3-5/16"
to
4-5/16"
1"
1-1/2"
3-5/16"
to
4-5/16"
Overlay Grille Dimensions
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Overlay Panel/Frame and Toe-Kick Specifications and Instructions, Compliance Documentation and Applicable
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