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Contents
Intro
Installation
Integrated Panel Dimensions
Integrated Grille / Plinth Dimensions
Integrated Panel Installation
Grille / Plinth Installation
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Integrated Panel Dimensions
Integrated Frame Dimensions
Metric measurements rounded and optimized.
BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT OVERLAY FRAME FLAT AND WITHOUT
INTERFERENCE
3/4"
INTEGRATED FRAME
(20 mm)
17-5/8"
(445 mm)
NOTICE
Due to differences in surrounding cabinetry the
panel may not perfectly align with door. The
procedure below is designed to provide a
finished integrated panel that seamlessly
integrates with surrounding cabinetry.
Panel Preparation
A full integrated door panel completely covers the door
frame and provides a built-in appearance.
2-3/4" MIN
(70 mm MIN)
30"
(762 mm)
NOTICE
The door panel must not weigh more than 20 lbs
(10 kg).
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.
Integrated Frame
1. Cut the panels to the dimensions listed in the diagram
below.
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 integrated frame to a unit,
ensure that both sides are finished in order to
prevent warping. In some frame installations,
the panel may be visible through the glass while
the door is open.
Integrated Panel Dimensions 1
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HANDLELESS INTEGRATED FRAME
3. Prepare the insert(s) that will back up the handleless
The following procedure is designed to provide a finished,
design. Wooden Insert – Cut 1/8" (3 mm) thick
handleless frame for an 18" (45 mm) door that seamlessly
wooden insert(s) to the appropriate dimensions below.
integrates with its surrounding cabinetry.
NOTE: Many cabinet manufacturers provide a ready
Wooden insert width
Wooden insert height
17-5/8" (445 mm)
3-1/2" (89 mm)
solution for a handleless, 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
Wooden Insert
this design and integration detail will often result in an
integrated frame solution wherein the size of the frame
Top Design
and Insert Notch
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.
Main Panel
NOTICE
The integrated frame aligns with the
Cutout
surrounding cabinetry and, due to differences in
cabinetry, may not align perfectly with the door.
The appliance will need up to 34-1/2" (876 mm)
to the underside of the counter to leave room for
leveling adjustments.
Integrated Frame
4. Optional: Stain or finish frame and wooden insert to
desired stain or color. Be sure to closely follow the
instructions provided by the manufacturer.
A single prepared frame with insert must not
weigh more than 20 lbs (10 kg).
NOTICE
If finishing panel or wooden insert, all sides
Integrated Frame Preparation
must be finished to prevent warping.
1. Cut the main panel to the dimensions below. For
details, see the drawings on the next page.
5. Attach the insert to the frame. Wood glue or equivalent
adhesive should be used to attach insert to frame.
Main panel width
Main panel height
17-5/8" (445 mm)
28-13/16" (732 mm)
2. Create the top design for the handleless feature and
the 1/8" (3 mm) notch for the insert(s) indicated on
the appropriate Top Detail drawing, on the next page.
Attach Wooden Insert
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Handleless Integrated Frame Dimensions
1/8" (3 mm)
Top Design
1/4" (6 mm)
7/8" (22 mm)
Ref.
R 5/8"
(R 16 mm)
2-3/8"
(60 mm)
17-5/8
(445 mm)
2-3/4"
(70 mm)
Insert Notch
2-3/4"
(70 mm)
Wooden Insert
Notch Depth: 1/8" (3 mm)
Top Detail
Cutout
for Frame
Units
28-13/16"
(732 mm)
3/4" (20 mm)
Wooden Insert Dimensions
17-5/8" (445 mm)
1/8" (3 mm)
3-1/2"
(89 mm)
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EXTENDED INTEGRATED FRAME
NOTICE
Due to differences in surrounding cabinetry the
panel may not perfectly align with door. The
procedure below is designed to provide a
finished panel that seamlessly integrates with
surrounding cabinetry.
Panel Preparation
An extended integrated panel can be used to maintain
alignment with an adjacent extended cabinet height or a
reduced toe-kick/grille application.
1. Cut the panels to the dimensions listed in the
appropriate diagram on the next page.
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
The door panel must not weigh more than 20 lbs
(10 kg).
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 mm) to
the underside of the counter to leave room for
leveling adjustments.
When applying an integrated frame to a unit,
ensure that both sides are finished in order to
prevent warping. In some installations, the
panel may be visible through the glass while the
door is open.
Integrated Panel Dimensions 4
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Front
Side
Integrated Panel/Integrated Frame
Integrated Panel
U-Line
Unit
Cabinet
U-Line
Unit
3-5/16" (89 mm)
to
4-5/16" (114 mm)
> 3-5/16"
(> 89 mm)
3-5/16" (89 mm)
to
4-5/16" (114 mm)
Floor
Front
Side
Extended Integrated Panel/Extended Integrated Frame
U-Line
Unit
Cabinet
* Panel can extend beyond the door
frame.
** A minimum of 1" (25 mm) from
the floor is required for proper
ventilation.
Integrated Panel
U-Line
Unit
*
3-5/16" (89 mm)
to
1" (25 mm)**
3-5/16" (89 mm)
to
1" (25 mm)**
Floor
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Extended Integrated Frame Dimensions
BACK SURFACE MUST HAVE AMPLE FLAT SURFACE
TO MOUNT INTEGRATED FRAME FLAT AND
WITHOUT INTERFERENCE
3/4"
(20 mm)
17-5/8"
(445 mm)
2-3/4" MIN
(70 mm MIN)
30.0" 33-7/8"
(762 mm 860 mm)*
Integrated Frame
* A minimum of 1" (25 mm) is required from the
floor to the bottom of the extended integrated
panel/frame for proper ventilation.
NOTICE
The minimum border thickness for a 30"
(762 mm) tall integrated frame is 2-3/4"
(70 mm). The top/bottom border of the frame
must account for any additional length.
Integrated Panel Dimensions 6
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1. Use the dimensions provided in the diagram to cut and
shape your integrated grille (plinth strip/base fascia)
3-5/16"
(84 mm)
1" (25 mm)
PREPARE AND INSTALL INTEGRATED GRILLE
(PLINTH STRIP/BASE FASCIA)
INTEGRATED GRILLE (PLINTH STRIP/BASE
FASCIA) DIMENSIONS
1-9/16"
(40 mm)
Integrated Grille - Plinth
Dimensions
panel. Recommended panel thickness is between 1/4"
(6 mm) and 3/8" (9 mm).
front, back and edges to prevent warping. Carefully
follow the manufacturer’s recommendations for finish
17-7/8"
(455 mm)
panel to match your surrounding furniture. Finish
14-3/4"
(375 mm)
2. Finish or stain your grille (plinth strip/base fascia)
application and cure times.
3. Apply double sided tape to the backside of the
integrated grill (plinth strip/base fascia). Use the
3M™ VHB™ tape, a high strength bonding tape.
1-9/16"
(40 mm)
diagram below for reference. U-Line recommends
Apply Tape To Shaded Area
4. Remove backing paper from double sided tape.
5. Carefully align grille (plinth strip/base fascia) over
integrated panel and press into position.
Integrated Grille - Plinth Dimensions 1
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Integrated Panel Installation
1. Fully open door.
NOTICE
It is important to ensure that all drilled holes are
drilled to the correct depth in order to avoid
splits in the wood when hardwood is installed.
2. Starting at corner, pull
gasket away from door.
8. Locate 6 of the #6x 1-1/2" (38 mm) screws provided
with your unit.
3. Continue to pull gasket
free from gasket channel.
9. Using a Phillips screwdriver, place one screw into each
4. Upon removal, lay gasket down on a flat surface.
5. Align top of panel with top edge of door. Center panel
on door. (For 3036/3090 models, align panel on the
hinge side-edge of door.)
of the 6 pilot holes and screw down. Do not overtighten
screws.
10.Ensure the screws sit flush against the bottom of the
channel.
NOTICE
Due to differences in floor construction or
surrounding cabinetry, the panel may not sit
flush with the top of the door.
6. Secure integrated
panel to door using
Integrated Panel
Integrated Panel
11.Remove clamps from door.
Bar
Clamp
clamps. A robust
NOTICE
tape may also be
used. U-Line
If panel requires additional adjustment after
recommends the
removing clamps, slightly loosen each screw and
use of bar clamps
to secure the panel
to the door. If using
tape, be certain the
adjust panel as necessary. Tighten screws upon
Door/Drawer
Wood
Panel
tape will not
fully seated.
upon removal.
(3 mm) drill bit, drill
12.Starting at the corners, re-install the gasket into the
gasket channel in the frame. Make sure the gasket is
damage panel finish
7. Using a 7/64"
completion.
Bar
Clamp
6 pilot holes into
the wood panel 1/2"
(12 mm) deep using
the holes in the door
frame as a guide.
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Grille - Plinth Installation
REMOVING AND INSTALLING GRILLE
(PLINTH STRIP/BASE FASCIA)
! WARNING
Disconnect electric power to the unit before
removing the grille (plinth strip/base fascia).
When using the unit, the grille (plinth strip/base
fascia) must be installed.
! WARNING
DO NOT touch the condenser fins. The condenser
fins are SHARP and can be easily damaged.
Removing the grille
(plinth strip/base fascia)
1. Disconnect power to the unit.
2. Loosen the two screws (1).
3. Remove grille (plinth strip/base fascia) (2) from unit.
Installing the grille
1. Align cabinet and grille holes and secure, but do not
over tighten grille (plinth strip/base fascia) screws (1).
2. Reconnect power to the unit.
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