Dyna-Glo RA125LPDGD Operating instructions

RA125LPDGD
Operating Instructions & Parts Manual
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Dyna-Glo Delux Propane
Gas-Fired Radiant Heater
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Description
Dyna-Glo Delux Model RA125LPDGD heater is a 125,000 BTU/Hr construction
heater.
This heater uses propane gas for combustion. It is primarily intended for
temporary heating of well-ventilated buildings under construction, alteration
or repair. This heater should be utilized in sheltered, well-ventilated areas,
but never in occupied dwellings.
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NOTE: Save the box and packaging
materials for future use. After
unpacking unit, inspect carefully for any
Fuel Consumption
Maximum
damage that may have occurred during
transit. Check for loose, missing or
damaged parts. Shipping damage claim
must be filed with carrier.
GHP Group, Inc.
8280 Austin Avenue
Morton Grove, IL 60053
Figure 1 – Model
RA125LPDGD
Manifold
Pressure RA125LPDGD 50,000 to 5.77 lbs/hr
16.3 x 29.8
125,000
Fuel Type – Propane Only
Inlet Gas Supply Pressure
Ignitor Gap Weight (Lbs) Dimensions
L x W x H (in.)
11” W.C. 20.3 (heater)16.3 x
Min. 5 psi
Temperature
No. of Tanks Needed
(°F) at Tank 50,000 BTU/Hr 100,000 BTU/Hr
1
2
32
20
1
2
10
1
3
0
1
-10
2
-20
2
3
Use Larger
Tank
Use Larger
Tank
NOTE: Chart above shows number of
100 pound tanks needed to operate this
heater at a given temperature.
Less gas is vaporized at lower
temperatures. You may need two or
more 100 pound tanks, or one larger
tank in colder weather. Your local
propane gas dealer will help you select
the proper supply system.
0.19“
Max. Bottle Pressure
Ignition Type – Piezo
SIZE AND CAPACITY OF PROPANE
GAS CYLINDERS
US
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Specifications
Model BTU/Hr
US
CSA 2.14b-2009, ANS Z83.7b-2009
Construction Heater
Unpacking
1.Remove heater, accessories and all
hardware from the shipping carton.
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Minimum Operating Temp. – -20°F (-29°C)
General Safety Information
Make sure you read and thoroughly
understand these safety and operating
instructions. Keep these instructions for
future reference. They are your guides
to safe and proper operation of this
heater.
Indicates an
imminently
hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, WILL result in death or
serious injury.
Indicates a
potentially
hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, COULD result in death or serious
injury.
Indicates a
potentially
hazardous situation which, if not
avoided, MAY result in minor or
moderate injury.
Printed in China
Always turn off
heater at control
knob and then close LP cylinder when not
in use.
Do not operate this
heater until you have
read, and thoroughly understand these
safety and operating instructions. Failure
to comply with the precautions and
instructions provided with this heater can
result in death, serious bodily injury,
property loss or damage from the
hazards of fire, explosion, burns, or
electrical shock. Only persons who can
read and understand these instructions
should use or service this heater. Not for
residential, household or recreational
vehicle use. Please read this manual.
Consumer: Retain this manual for
future reference.
Rev 2012-06-08
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General Safety Information
(Continued)
General Hazard
Warning: Failure
to comply with the precautions and
instructions provided with this heater,
can result in death, serious bodily injury
and property loss or damage from
hazards of fire, explosion, burn,
asphyxiation, carbon monoxide
poisoning, and / or electrical shock.
Only persons who can understand and
follow the instructions should use or
service this heater.
Fire, burn,
inhalation,
and explosion hazard: Keep
solid combustibles, such as building
materials, paper, or cardboard, a safe
distance away from the heater as
recommended by the instructions. Never
use the heater in spaces which
do or may contain volatile or airborne
combutibles, or products such as
gasoline, solvents, paint thinner, dust
particles or unknown chemicals.
For outdoor and
indoor use with
proper ventilation. Not for home or
recreational vehicle use.
1.This heater has been designed as a
construction heater in accordance
with CSA 2.14, ANS Z83.7. Other
standards govern the use of fuel, gases
and heating products for specific uses.
Your local authority can inform you of
these. The primary purpose of these
construction heaters are to provide
temporary heating of buildings under
construction, alteration, or repair.
When properly used, the heater
provides safe economical heating.
Products of combustion are vented into
the heated area.
2.Keep solid combustibles, such as
building materials, paper or cardboard
a safe distance away from the heater
as recommended by the instructions in
this manual (at least 6 feet away from
sides and 5 feet from top of heater).
Never use the heater
in spaces which do or
may contain volatile or airborne
combustibles or products such as
gasoline, solvents, paint thinner, dust
particles, or unknown chemicals.
3.This heater is hot when in use. To
avoid burns, do not let bare skin
touch hot surfaces. Do not move
heater when in use OR for at least
35 minutes after using.
4.Keep combustible materials, such as
furniture, pillow, bedding, papers,
clothes and curtains at least 6 feet
away from sides and 5 feet from top
of this heater.
Carbon Monoxide
poisoning may lead
to death! Some people are more affected
by carbon monoxide than others. Early
signs of carbon monoxide poisoning
resemble the flu, with headaches,
dizziness, and/or nausea. If you have
these signs, the heater may not be
operating properly or the area may not
be sufficiently ventilated. Get fresh air at
once! Have heater serviced.
5.Do not operate any heater with
a damaged regulator or after the
heater malfunctions, or has been
dropped or damaged in any manner.
Return heater to an authorized
service facility for examination, or
mechanical adjustment, or repair.
6.This heater should be utilized in
sheltered, well-ventilated areas, but
never in occupied dwellings, in living
areas or sleeping areas.
8.Never replace the regulator with
any regulator other than the factory
suggested replacement.
9.Do not insert or allow any foreign
objects to enter any ventilation or
exhaust opening as this may cause a
fire, or damage to the heater.
Carefully install and
always use great care
when operating this heater. Be sure to
research and follow all local ordinances
and codes. In the absence of local codes,
with the Standard for the Storage and
Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases,
ANSI/NFPA 58 and the Natural Gas and
Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1.
The heater is designed and approved for
use as a construction heater in
accordance with Standard CSA 2.14b, ANS
Z83.7b.
Check with your local fire safety
authority if you have questions
about applications. Other standards
govern the use of fuel gases and heat
producing products in specific
applications. Your local authority
can advise you about these.
California Proposition 65 Warning:
Fuels used in gas or oil fired appliances
and the products of combustion of such
fuels, contain chemicals known to the
State of California to cause cancer, birth
defects or other reproductive harm. This
product contains chemicals, including
lead and lead compounds, known to
the state of California to cause cancer,
birth defects or other reproductive harm.
Wash hands after handling.
Never let children
operate or allowed
near any heater. Never leave heater
operating and unattended.
7.Do not use this heater in a residential
or household area. If stored indoors,
detach and leave the LP cylinder
outdoors.
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General Safety Information
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10.Use this heater only as described
in this manual. Any other use not
recommended by the manufacturer
may cause a fire or injury to persons.
18.The heater, other than a heater
with an integral propane gas
cylinder, must be located at
least (i) 6 ft. (1.83 m) in the U.S.;
or (ii) 10 ft. (3 m) in Canada,
from any propane gas cylinder.
11.Provide adequate ventilation. Before
using heater, provide at least a 3.0
square foot opening of fresh, outside
air for every 100,000 BTU/Hr rating.
19.The propane cylinder supply system
must be arranged to provide
for vapor withdrawal from the
operating cylinder.
12.Do not modify or alter this heater in
any way or operate any heater that has
been modified from its original state.
20.Blower or radiant type heaters shall
not be directed toward any propane
gas cylinder within 20 feet (6 m).
13.It is hard to anticipate every use
which may be made of the heater.
Check with your local fire safety
authority if you have any questions
about heater application.
21.Check hose before each use of
heater. Do not use if hose is cut
or damaged. Replace with hose
specified by manufacturer.
14.Be sure heater is on a solid and level
surface.
22.The heater is not intended for use
on finished floors. Warping or other
damage may occur.
Propane Gas: Propane gas is odorless.
An odor-making agent is added to
propane gas. The odor helps you detect
a propane gas leak. However, this odor
may fade in time. Propane gas may be
present in the area even though no odor
is detected.
23.Place heater away from any breezes
or drafts. Keep away from dripping
water or rain.
15.Use only propane gas. Do not
attempt to use natural gas.
26.Never attach ductwork to heater.
16.Keep appliance clear and free from
combustible materials, gasoline,
paint thinner, and other flammable
vapors and liquids. Dust is combustible. Do not use heaters in areas
with high dust content.
17.Check heater for damage before each
use. Do not use damaged heater.
Minimum heater clearance from
combustibles:
Sides: 6 feet Top: 5 feet
3.Wait 5 minutes for any gas to clear.
Smell for gas; if you do not smell gas,
heater is ready to operate.
Never use an open
flame to check for a
leak. Apply 50/50 mixture of liquid soap and
water to all joints. Bubbles forming show a
leak. Correct all leaks at once.
Operation
This heater should only be used with
a tank that has a vapor withdrawal
system. Refer to the Standard of
Storage and Handling of Liquefied
Petroleum Gas, ANSI/NFPA 58, Chapter
5. Your local fire department or library
will have this information.
TO START HEATER
1.Follow all of the safety, ventilation
and installation instructions
previously noted in this manual.
2.Always be sure to place the heater on
a stable and level surface while the
heater is in operation. Be sure that no
strong winds blow into the ends of the
24.Keep small children and animals
away from the heater.
25.Always wear gloves when handling
the heater to prevent injury.
27.Use only original replacement parts.
This heater must use design specific
parts. Do not substitute or use generic
parts. Improper replacement parts
could cause serious or fatal injury.
Assembly
1.Provide propane gas supply only.
2.Connect heater to a proper gas supply
using the supplied regulator, and turn
knob on LP cylinder on.
Figure
2 – Control Knob
heater.
3.Turn control knob clockwise to “OFF”
position.
4.Turn LP gas supply valve on.
5.Depress heater control knob and turn
COUNTERCLOCKWISE
to “(IGN)
LOW” position to light burner.
Floor: Combustible - Not for use
on finished floors
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Dyna-Glo Delux Propane Gas-Fired
Radiant Heater
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Operation (Continued)
LEAK CHECKING
TO RESTART HEATER
6.If burner does not light, turn heater
control knob to “OFF” position and
repeat step 5. Keep control knob
depressed for approximately 10 to 15
seconds, then release control knob.
1.With heater gas valve knob still in
OFF position, turn ON tank valve and
check for leaks with soap solution.
Check all connections with a 50/50
soap and water solution to be sure
they are tight and leak proof. Never
use a flame to check for gas leaks.
1.Wait five minutes for heater to cool.
7.If burner flame goes out, wait 5
minutes then repeat steps 5 and 6.
2.The installation of your heater must
meet all local codes and/or gas utility
requirements, or in the absence of
local codes, with the National Fuel
Code ANSI Z223.1.
8.With burner operating, the
control knob may be turned
COUNTERCLOCKWISE
to
desired heating level between
“LOW,” “MED,” and “HIGH.”
TO SHUT DOWN HEATER
to connect or disconnect
propane tank
Turn heater gas valve knob and gas
tank valve to OFF position.
1. Firmly close the propane gas supply
valve.
2. Shut off the main burner valve, being
sure to wear a glove for protection.
Turn the main burner handle all the
way to the OFF position.
To connect gas line fitting to propane
tank valve, turn fitting COUNTERCLOCKWISE
.
To disconnect, turn fitting CLOCKWISE
. Protect this fitting when
disconnected from tank.
Running heater
below specified gas
pressure may cause flashback. During
flashback, the burner flame is mostly
yellow. The flame will burn inside the
burner tube causing a roaring noise. If
flashback occurs, turn heater off. After
burner tube cools off, restart heater.
VENTILATION
A three square foot
opening of fresh
outside air for each 100,000 BTU / Hr of
heater output must be provided to operate
each heater safely. If the proper ventilation
air is not provided, carbon monoxide
poisoning can occur. Always be sure that
the proper ventilation is being provided
before starting this heater.
FRESH OUTSIDE AIR OPENING
REQUIREMENTS
Heater size Square foot opening
125,000 BTU 3.5
Shell
Emitter
Spark Plug
Thermocouple
Nozzle Burner
Tubing Outlet Assembly
Nozzle Burner Bracket
Flame Shield
Base
2.Follow steps in TO START HEATER
section.
Regulator
Read and understand
all of the warnings in
the General Safety Information pages of
this manual. They are essential to the
safe operation of this heater. Be sure to
follow all local codes when operating this
heater.
Be sure to leak test
all fittings and pipe
connections after installation or repairs.
Use a 50/50 mixture of liquid dish soap
and water. Bubbles forming reveal a leak.
You must repair all leaks at once!
Maintenance
Never attempt to
service heater while it
is connected to propane supply, operating or
hot. Severe burns can occur.
Knob
1.Always keep heater clean. The flow
of combustion and ventilation air
cannot be obstructed.
Control Valve
Figure 3 – RA125LPDGD Part Identification
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Maintenance (Continued)
2.Inspect heater before each use. Check
connections for leaks. Apply a 50/50
solution of dish soap and water.
Bubbles forming show a leak that
must be corrected. Correct leaks at
once.
3.Inspect regular hose assembly before
each use. If hose is highly worn or
cut, replace with hose specified by
manufacturer.
4.Keep appliance area clear and free
from combustible materials, gasoline,
and other flammable vapors and
liquids.
5.Have heater inspected yearly by a
qualified service person.
be disconnected and the cylinders
removed from the heater and stored
in accordance with Standard for the
Storage and Handling of Liquefied
Petroleum Gases, ANSI/NFPA 58 and
CSA B149.1, Natural Gas and Propane
Installation Code.
6.Installation must conform with local
codes or, in the absence of local
codes, with the Standard for the
Storage and Handling of Liquefied
Petroleum Gases, ANSI/NFPA 58
and the Natural Gas and Propane
Installation Code, CSA B149.1.
2.Place plastic cover over brass fitting
on inlet connector.
STORAGE
3.Store in a dry, clean, safe place.
Disconnect heater
from propane gas
supply.
1.The heater is to be stored indoors.
The connection between the propane
supply cylinder(s) and the heater must
4.When taking the heater out of
storage, always check inside the
heater. Small animals or insects may
place foreign objects in the heater.
Keep heater free from foreign objects
and combustible materials.
Troubleshooting Chart
Symptom
Possible Cause(s)
Corrective Action
Burner fails to light
1. More warm-up time needed
1. Relight, holding control valve button
in for 45 seconds
2. Gas pressure is low
2. Inspect propane gas supply
3. Thermocouple loose or in need of replacement
3. Tighten, reconnect or replace
thermocouple
4. Automatic control valve in need of replacement
4. Replace automatic control valve
1. Main burner valve not completely open
1. Completely open main burner valve
by turning control knob to HIGH
position
2. Clogged gas orifice
2. Replace gas orifice
3. Low gas pressure
3. Check gas supply, regulator function
4. Low gas supply
4. Consult gas supplier or replace tank
1. Main burner valve not fully open
1. Fully open main burner valve by
turning control knob towards HIGH
position until it stops
2. Plugged gas orifices
2. Replace gas orifice
3. Low gas pressure
3. Check gas supply, regulator output
4. Low fuel supply
4. Consult gas supplier or replace tank
Unit has been connected to a natural gas supply
instead of propane gas
Check gas source and replace with
propane gas supply
Burner lights but goes out
when automatic control
valve button is released
Burn rate is low, emitter
does not glow
Flames are extremely low
and coming from emitter
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Please provide following information:
-Model number
-Serial number (if any)
-Part description and number as shown in parts list
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Figure 4 – Repair Parts Illustration for Propane Gas-Fired Radiant Heater
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Repair Parts List for Propane Gas-Fired Radiant Heater
Reference
Number
Description
Part Number for Model:
RA125LPDGD
Quantity
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2315522
2315545
2315546
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2315517
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2201584
2201583
2315520
5002851
2101451
5050685
2304948
2315525
2315526
2315527
5002721
5002758
Top Cover
Guard
Emitter
Nozzle
Nozzle Connector
Nozzle Nut
Main Gas Tubing Assy (LPG)
Nozzle Bracket
Flame Shield
Thermocouple
Spark Plug
Thermocouple Holder
Base
Control Knob
Control Valve
Fitting
Tubing Inlet Assy (LPG)
Connector Bracket
LPG Inlet Connector
Hose Regulator
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Warranty
Dyna-Glo Delux Operating Instructions and Parts Manual
RA125LPDGD
LIMITED WARRANTY:
This limited warranty is extended to the original retail purchaser of this Forced Air/Convection/Radiant Heater and warrants against any
defect in materials and workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of retail sale. GHP Group, Inc., at it’s option, will either
provide replacement parts or replace or repair the unit, when properly returned to the retailer where purchased or one of our service centers
as directed by GHP Group, Inc., within one (1) year of retail purchase. (Shipping costs, labour costs, etc. are the responsibility of the purchaser.)
DUTIES OF THE OWNER:
This heating appliance must be operated in accordance with the written instructions furnished with this heater. This warranty shall not excuse
the owner from properly maintaining this heater in accordance with the written instructions furnished with this heater. A bill of sale, canceled
check or payment record must be kept to verify purchase date and establish warranty period. Original carton should be kept in case of warranty
return of unit.
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WHAT IS NOT COVERED:
1.
Damage resulting from use of improper fuel.
2.
Damage caused by misuse or use contrary to the owners manual and safety guidelines.
3.
Damage caused by a lack of normal maintenance.
4.
Fuses
5.
Use of non-standard parts or accessories.
6.
Damage caused in transit. Freight charges on warranty parts or heaters to and from the factory shall be the responsibility of the owner.
This warranty does not imply or assume any responsibility for consequential damages that may result from the use, misuse, or the lack of
routine maintenance of this heating appliance. A cleaning fee and the cost of parts may be charged for appliance failures resulting from lack of
maintenance. This warranty does not cover claims which do not involve defective workmanship or materials. FAILURE TO PERFORM
GENERAL MAINTENANCE (INCLUDING CLEANING) WILL VOID THIS WARRANTY.
THIS LIMITED WARRANTY IS GIVEN TO THE PURCHASER IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED,
INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE
REMEDY PROVIDED IN THIS WARRANTY IS EXCLUSIVE AND IS GRANTED IN LIEU OF ALL OTHER REMEDIES. IN NO EVENT WILL
GHP GROUP, INC. BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitation may not apply to you. Some states do not
allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
CLAIMS HANDLED AS FOLLOWS:
1. Contact your retailer and explain the problem.
2. If the retailer is unable to resolve the problem, contact our Customer Service Dept. detailing the heater model, the problem, and proof
of date of purchase.
3. A representative will contact you. DO NOT RETURN THE HEATER TO GHP GROUP,INC. unless instructed by our Representative.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
TO REGISTER THE WARRANTY ON YOUR HEATER, PLEASE FILL OUT THIS CARD COMPLETELY
AND MAIL WITHIN 14 DAYS FROM DATE OF PURCHASE OR REGISTER ON-LINE AT www.ghpgroupinc.com
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