This user manual includes information and instructions for operation, maintenance, adjustments for a safe and efficient use of U.S. AIR COMPRESSOR. Before installation of the compressor, read the user manual carefully and comprehend it thoroughly. All though terms in the user’s manual are clearly defined, should you require explanation of certain topics, please contact U.S. AIR Compressor technician for efficient and safe operation of your compressor. Remember that, the user manual must be thoroughly understood for the safe, reliable and efficient use of the air compressor. FACTORY TESTS All parts of the compressor were run and tested for a minimum 3 hours, and checked before shipment.
THINGS TO CONSIDER DURING INSTALLATION
1. When the compressor is energized, check that the ground, neutral and phases (R-S-T/L1 – L2) are connected correctly.
2. Check the ambient temperature. Make sure the temperature is less than 95 degrees F.
3. ONLY Check the oil level when the air compressor is completely powered OFF for at least 5 minutes. Check the oil level displayed on the oil level indicator. The oil level must be in between the top and bottom indicators. If the oil level is close to the bottom indicator, please add oil until the level reaches to top indicator. If your compressor sump does not have an indicator, remove the sump filler cap and visually look to see if the oil is up to bottom thread. If the oil does not reach the thread please add oil until the sump is full to the bottom thread. This must be done before the compressor is running. If the sump is over filled, the excess oil will travel into the air line.
THINGS TO CONSIDER WHILE COMPRESSOR IS IN OPERATION
1. If panels are missing or not closed don’t run the compressor.
2. Water or oil must not be spilled on the compressor. Do not place anything on the compressor.
3. While the compressor is running DO NOT open the panels. Do not put any body part inside of the compressor and do not repair it in any way. 4.Do not let hot air or hot air source, such as Furnace, Boiler, Burner to be nearby the compressor or blow hot air to compressor
HOW TO STOP THE COMPRESSOR
1. Press the STOP button on the control panel to stop the compressor.
2. Only in an emergency situation, stop the compressor by pressing the”EMERGENCY STOP”button.
3. Any time you do not want the compressor to run, such as during cleaning , inspections, servicing and repairs you must press and lock (engage) “EMERGENCY STOP” button.
BASIC SAFETY RULES
1. Please follow all OSHA and local safety rules.
2. Personal protective equipment, such as helmet, gloves, protective boots, protective work clothes, protective goggle and masks, should be worn while around the compressor
3. If you have any question about the compressor, its operation or this manual, please contact US Air compressor before taking any action.
4. If your knowledge and experience are inadequate, US Air compressor will assist you in finding adequate help.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPRESSORS
1. Do not alter, modify or change anything in the air compressor without prior written authorization of US Air Compressor.
2. Do not touch the electrical system and parts. Do not attempt to make any changes or adjustments to the electrical system of the compressor. Do not remove the cover of the electric panel or leave it open. All electrical repairs and adjustments must be made by a licensed electrician.
3. Parts and equipment were selected according to safety principles and maximum efficiency in the design and production of the compressor. Only us US Air original OEM parts for any reason.
4. In dangerous situations while the compressor is running, press the Emergency Stop Button to stop the compressor. The Emergency Stop Button will cut off the existing safety, regulating system and control system.You can disable the Emergency Stop Button after the dangerous situation is completely eliminated. After the Emergency Stop Button is deactivated, the control circuit will be active again. To completely isolate all electricity in the compressor, kill the wall or main power supply.
5. Do not modify the compressor in any way, especially the safety systems
6. Be particularly careful not to get close to any moving parts on the compressor.
7. Stay away from the hot surfaces and hot environments of the compressor. Do not approach these areas and do not touch directly or indirectly.
CONTROL OF COMPRESSOR DURING TRANSPORTATION, LIFTING STORAGE AND DELIVERY
The compressors should be transported vertically by a forklift, hydraulic car from below or by a special mechanism, in such a way that they will not be impacted or damaged.
It must not be hung from the top in any way, it should not be pushed from the side covers, rear and front panels.
Moving the Compressor; must be carried out by the authorized carrier and the trained personnel who have been authorized to the machinery in accordance with the laws and regulations regarding the weight and the total weight of the compressor.
The shipment is carried under the responsibility of the product carrier. U.S. AIR COMPRESSOR cannot be held responsible for losses that may be caused by accident, damage and delayed delivery on the way.
IMPORTANT SAFETY RULES TO FOLLOW DURING MAINTENANCE AND REPAIR
1. Use ONLY U.S. AIR COMPRESSOR equipment and U.S. AIR COMPRESSOR original spare parts. These parts are made with the exact requirements for your compressor. You must use OEM parts purchased from US Air compressor. Using any other parts will void your warranty, and place you in emanate danger.
2. Do not connect a check valve or a ball valve at the compressor air outlet.
3. Your compressed air system must follow all local, state and federal laws and regulations.
4. Do not use scrapped, damaged, rotten, brittle, broken or cracked hoses. Hoses should not come in contact with heat and direct sunlight. THE EXPLOSION OF THE HOSE CAN CAUSE SEVERE INJURIES, DAMAGE or DEATH.
5. Hose connections should be safe and secure.
6. If compressed air is used to clean tools and parts, use extreme caution. Use protective gear at all times while using compressed air. Such as eye and hearing protection etc.
7. When storing hoses or compressed air lines make sure they are safe and secured. Please keep the hose clean. Any foreign material can cause the hose to explode.
8. Do not point compressed air at any being or breakable item. Do not clean dirt or dust from your clothes with compressed air.
9. Do not operate a compressed air system or pneumatic tool at a higher pressure than it’s designed for.
10. Before disconnecting the hose or airline, completely drain the pressure of the compressor. 11. The ends of the electrical cables or wires should not be open.
12. All electrical connections are to be made by certified electricians following all local, state and federal code and laws.
13. Have all pressure vessels tested every year.
14. The manufacturer will be not responsible any loss or damage, if this manual is not strictly followed.