The following Information relates to protecting YOUR SAFETY and PREVENTING EQUIPMENT
PROBLEMS To help you recognize this Information, we use the following symbols Please read the
manual and pay attention to these sections
DANGER - URGENT SAFETY INFORMATION. A HAZARD THAT WILL CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY OR
LOSS OF LIFE.
NEVER SPRAY FLAMMABLE LIQUIDS IN A CONFINED AREA, TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
EXPLOSION. It is normal for the motor and pressure switch to produce sparks while operating. If
sparks come into contact with vapors from gasoline or other solvents, they may ignite, causing
fire or explosion. Always operate the compressor In a well-ventilated area. Do not smoke while
spraying. Do not spray where sparks or flame are present. Keep compressor as far from spray
area as possible.
WELDING OR ANY OTHER ALTERATIONS MADE TO THIS UNIT VOIDS ALL WARRANTIES AND
MAY RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND/OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.
The solvents Trichloroethane and Methylene Chloride can chemically react with aluminum used In paint
spray guns, paint pumps, etc, and cause an explosion If you are using these solvents, use only stainless
steel spray equipment This does not affect your air compressor, but may affect the equipment being used.
Never directly Inhale the compressed air produced by a compressor It is not suitable for breathing
WARNING - IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. A HAZARD THAT MIGHT CAUSE SERIOUS INJURY
OR LOSS OF LIFE.
Never use an electric air compressor outdoors when It Is raining or on a wet surface, as It may cause an
This unit starts automatically ALWAYS shut off the main power disconnect and bleed all pressure from the
system before servicing the compressor, and when the compressor Is not In use.
Check the manufacturers maximum pressure rating for air tools and accessories Compressor outlet
pressure must never exceed the maximum pressure rating of the tool Turn the compressor off and relieve
all pressure through the hose before attaching or removing accessories.
High temperatures are generated by the electric motor and the compressor pump To prevent burns or
other injuries, DO NOT touch the compressor while it Is running Allow It to cool before handling or
servicing Keep children away from the compressor at all times.
Be certain to read all labels when you are spraying paints or toxic materials, and follow the safety
Instructions Use a respirator mask If there Is a chance of Inhaling anything you are spraying Read all
Instructions and be sure that your respirator mask will protect you.
Always wear safety goggles or glasses when using an air compressor Never point any nozzle or sprayer
toward a person or any part of the body.
Do not adjust the pressure switch or relief valve for any reason Doing so voids all warranties. They have
been preset at the factory for the maximum pressure of this unit Personal Injury and/or property damage
may result if the pressure switch or relief valve are tampered with.
CAUTION - INFORMATION FOR PREVENTING DAMAGE TO EQUIPMENT.
Drain the moisture from the receiver on a daily basis (see page 1 3) A clean, dry receiver will help prevent
Pull the pressure relief valve ring daily to ensure that the valve is functioning properly, and to clear the
valve of corrosion
To provide proper ventilation for cooling, the compressor must be kept a minimum of 12 Inches from the
nearest wall, In a well-ventilated area.
To prevent damage to tank and compressor, always place vibration pads under tank feet Shim tank so the
pump Is level within 1/8" per lineal foot MAX to distribute oil properly Fasten to floor and NEVER force
tank feet to floor without shims when tightening.
Fasten the compressor down securely If transporting is necessary Pressure must be released from the
receiver before transporting.
Protect the air hose and electric conduit from damage and puncture Inspect them weekly for weak or worn
spots, and replace if necessary.