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dispenseIT Manual – Installation Preparation

Installation Preparation #

  • The unloading of the dispense should be done with the use of a forklift or pallet jack
  • Uncrate the equipment and ensure nothing has been not damaged during transportation prior to beginning installation.

Tools and Materials #

  • 3/8” and ½” poly tube, and ¾” ID hose for high flow functions
  • Teflon tape
  • Hose/ tubing cutter
  • Wire strippers
  • Screwdriver set including torx
  • Screw gun/ drill/ driver with attachments
  • PPE
  • Latex or equivalent gloves
  • Eye protection
  • Hearing protection

Placement #

  • Locate where the equipment will be installed with your installer
    • Take into consideration the following points:
      • Location of the water supply for the dispenseIT
      • Location of the air supply for the dispenseIT
      • Location of the 3ph electric supply for the dispenseIT
      • Location of the control wiring from tunnel controller for the dispenseIT
      • Location of any equipment that may be spraying water
      • Distance from the dispenseIT to the applicator arches

Electrical Connections – Pump #

  • Have a qualified electrician install conduit/ wire from the breaker panel to the dispenseIT’s pump location. Follow the local/ state/ national electrical codes
    • 5HP 17.5 amps @208 – 15.2 amps @230/240 or 7.6 amps @ 480
    • 7.5HP 25.3 amps @ 208 – 22 amps @ 230/240 or 11 amps @ 480

Electrical Connections – Control #

  • Have a qualified electrician install conduit/ wire from the tunnel controller to the dispenseIT’s control box location
    • Follow the local/ state/ national electrical codes
  • Required conductors – (1) for each function, (1) system-neutral/ common, (1) system ground

Plumbing #

  • Have a qualified plumber install a water feed line to the location of the dispenseIT. Follow the local/ state/ national plumbing codes
    • On existing buildings, flush the new water line for a minimum of 5 minutes to ensure that any debris in the water line is completely flushed out
      • On new buildings, flush for a minimum of 15 minutes to ensure that any debris in the water line is completely flushed out
    • Ensure that the plumber deburrs the inside of all pipe connections.
      • Black iron and aluminum are not acceptable materials
      • PVC, copper, stainless steel are acceptable materials for water lines
    • Have a qualified plumber install the air feed line to the location of the dispenseIT. Follow local/ state/ national plumbing codes
      • PVC should NOT be used for the air-feed line.
      • Acceptable materials to use for the air-feed line are, stainless steel, copper, black iron and aluminum.

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