Section 3: installation procedures, 01 introduction, 02 site selection – Tweco FP-55 User Manual
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Depending on how the system was ordered, some
Power Supply Options may already be installed.
If option(s) have been factory installed some of the
instructions may not apply. It is recommended
that all sub-sections be read for general informa-
This Section describes installation of the Power Supply
and connecting the Torch.
These instructions apply to the Power Supply only; in-
stallation procedures for the Torch, Options, and Acces-
sories are given in Manuals specifically provided for those
The complete installation consists of:
Connections to Power Supply
a. Input power
b. Gas Connections
c. Torch Leads
d. Work cable
3.02 Site Selection
Select a clean, dry location with good ventilation and ad-
equate working space around all components.
Review Important Safety Precautions (Section 1)
to be sure that the selected location meets all safety
The power supply is fan cooled by air flow through the
side panel to the front and rear panels. Air flow must not
be obstructed. Provide at least 2 feet (0.6 m) in the rear
and at least 6 inches (150 mm) on each side for clearance.
Provide sufficient clearance in front of the unit to allow
access to the front panel controls (min. 6 inches or 150
Operation without proper air flow will inhibit
proper cooling and reduce duty cycle.
The product is packaged and protected to prevent dam-
age during shipping.
1. Unpack each item and remove any packing material.
2. Locate the packing list(s) and use the list(s) to iden-
tify and account for each item.
3. Inspect each item for possible shipping damage. If
damage is evident, contact your distributor and/or
shipping company before proceeding with the instal-
3.04 Lifting Options
This unit is equipped with a handle for hand carrying
Do not touch live electrical parts.
Disconnect input power conductors from de-ener-
gized supply line before moving unit.
can cause serious per-
sonal injury and equipment damage.
• Only persons of adequate physical strength should
lift the unit.
• Lift unit by the handle, using two hands.
• Handle is designed for hand lifting only. Be sure
unit is lifted and transported safely and securely.
is not for mechanical lifting.
• Use hand cart or similar device of adequate capac-
ity to move unit.
• Place and secure unit on a proper skid before trans-
porting with a fork lift or other vehicle.