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UTRUSTA Push opener, electrical

Price $ 129.00

5 year limited warranty

How to get it

The electrical push opener is especially helpful when your hands are full and you need quick access to your trash can. A slight push – that’s all you need for your doors and drawers to open and close.

Article Number302.387.03

Product details

You can open the recycling bin with the push of a finger – or use your hip, knee or foot if your hands are busy.

Allows your waste sorting drawer to open and close silently and effortlessly.

You can open the recycling bin manually as needed, such as during a power failure.

You can easily deactivate the motor when you want to clean the drawer front.

The sensitive collision detection feature assures safety by interrupting opening if an obstruction is detected.

Standby power consumption is very minimal (only 3,5 kWh per year).

5-year Limited Warranty. Read about the terms in the Limited Warranty brochure.

Designer

IKEA of Sweden

Measurements

Length: 3 7/8 "

Width: 8 5/8 "

Height: 3 7/8 "

Reviews

The best price and qualityAnatoliyThe best price and quality5
push openers are workhorsesHaroldI have 2 of these installed for trash and recycling drawers for 8+ years. They get used dozens of times a day and still work like new. On the other hand, the Blumotion (soft close) feature on the Blum drawer runners wears out and I am ready to put the third set of runners in, but the Push Openers are still working great! When we moved into our house, to throw something in the trash, you had to fully open two cabinet doors, grab the trash bin to pull out all four trash buckets on a large drawer and then push the drawer in and close both doors. We would wind up making a pile of trash on the counter because it was a hassle to throw anything away, plus you had to touch the garbage cabinet door and the garbage bucket while cooking. Now a knee tap and you can put the trash in the bucket and then close it with another knee tap. This is the best home improvement project I've done.5
FantasticJoelThere are many things I love about my new kitchen. But showing off how I can open the space below my sink with the bump of my knee is one of the nicest creature comforts. Wet hands - no problem. Cooking waste & packaging - gone with the bump of my knee. I love this opener. It was surprisingly simple to install and works great. It is hidden and you never see it, but it is ready to respond when wanted.5
Easy to install and support usefulAxelI was originally looking at the Blum owner and was happy to find the IKEA version to be almost identical and much cheaper and easier to find. Installation was easy and it works perfectly. I wish I had bought this years ago!5
Blum Servo UnitJohnExcellent product that will push open a trash drawer when minimal pressure is applied to the cabinet door front.5
Awesome!!NeilPerfect for my trash bin cabinet because I don't have handles on my cabinets.5
Works on other cabinetsCarolynIkea makes frameless cabinets and this is sold to work on those. We had another manufacturer's framed cabinets, so weren't sure this push opener would install correctly on our trash drawer. We ignored the first couple of instructions, leaving the bumpers on our cabinet and not installing the side bumpers that come with this unit. We followed the remaining instructions to place the unit at the correct distance from the back of the drawer. We had to tape down the plastic "T" that you use to place the unit, its adhesive wasn't enough to keep it still while the unit is pushed back where it belongs. After that, the unit was screwed down and works perfectly. We had to cut holes into the sides of the cabinets to reach the electric plug under the next door sink cabinet. This unit is made by Blum with their servo-drive. It is a much less expensive version than you can find on cabinet websites. We are very pleased to have a touch-free trash/recycle drawer.5
Plan in advance, but a nice hands-free gadget for the trash can pull-outLeahNo need to touch the garbage pull-out with sticky or messy hands. Nice feature, but plan in advance to install since it requires electricity.5
The best price and qualityAnatoliyThe best price and quality5
Works most of the time..RickA fun gadget to have,but it seems to fall asleep when not used for an extended period..4
Works better then I expected - but...Verified BuyerWorks better then I expected. I was lucky to find out IKEA offered this Push Opener. It is a great addition to our kitchen remodel and IKEA should promote it more. My but ... is that it needs an electric outlet in the back of the cabinet that it will be installed in. My kitchen remodel or probably anyone else's did not include an electric plug inside a cabinet. It was not easy to add the outlet in the middle of the kitchen remodel. You need to plan for this in advance because usually the electrical work is done at the beginning of the remodel project.5
ConvenientGeorgiaWe put it on our cabinet that holds the trash can. It is very convenient when you have trash and your hands are greasy or dirty. you just give a gentle kick or push. The door opens and you can drop in the trash without messing up the cabinet.5
One of the best upgrades to our IKEA kitchenVerified BuyerWe bought this push motor to use with our 24 trash cabinet. We saw it the the store and immediately knew we had to have one. No more touching the trash bin with icky hands, no more cleaning the front of the trash cabinet daily, no more extra wear and tear on the trash cabinet. Love that you can just gently nudge the door with your foot or knee and it opens. Everyone who sees it wants one!5
AWESOME MUST HAVE PRODUCT!Verified BuyerThis is a great product as a great price compared to other sites that offer the SAME model. My wife was skeptical of this gadget but now agrees that it is a must have in the kitchen. Great handsfree operation for when your hands are dirty with cooking tasks! Highly recommended.5
Under cabinet lightingVerified BuyerTo big for under cabinet lighting the casing would show & look bad1
Very useful product. Expensive.Verified BuyerPart of my kitchen remodel; I put this under the farm sink to push out the 30inch drawer that holds 2 garbage receptacles, dishwashing detergent, etc. So Far works as it should. No need hands to scrape food into garbage receptacle while doing dishes. I hope the unit will last a long time.5

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Function solution

Always easy to open

With the electric UTRUSTA push opener you can open your recycling drawer with the light touch of a finger or with your hip, knee or foot if your hands are full.