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READ
SAFETY,
OPERATION &
MAINTENANCE
MANUAL
FOLLOW ALL
INSTRUCTIONS, WARNINGS &
CAUTIONS BEFORE USING THIS
BATTERY SWEEPER
AND
DEBRISMASTER™
28” & 36”
BATTERY & GAS
OPERATED
SWEEPERS
This unit is intended for commercial use.
The purpose of this manual is to inform
the operator of the basic operating and
safety procedures that must be followed
when operating, adjusting and maintaining
the sweeper. The machine has been
developed and manufactured to ensure an
excellent performance and the utmost
comfort and ease of operation in a variety
of working conditions.
This sweeper will afford you many years of
trouble-free operating satisfaction, provided it is given proper care. All parts have
passed rigid quality control standards
prior to being assembled to produce the
finished product. Prior to packaging, the
sweeper was again inspected for assurance of flawless assembly.
Your sweeper is protectively packed to
prevent damage in shipment. We recommend that upon delivery, unpack the
sweeper and inspect it for any possible
damage. Only a visual examination will
reveal damage that may have occurred.
If damage is discovered, immediately notify
the transportation company that delivered
your sweeper. As a shipper, we are unable
to report claims for concealed damage.
You must originate any claims within 5
days.
This manual is for your protection and
information. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY
since failure to follow precautions could
result in discomfort or injury.
READ ALL
INSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE
OPERATING
THIS SWEEPER
Read this manual completely before
operating this sweeper. It is important to
follow all instructions in the manual to
prevent the possibility of injury or damage to the user and/or sweeper.
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28” & 36” Sweeper - PN 447404 -Printed in USA 08/22/07
IMPORTANT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING:
To Reduce the Risk of Fire, Electric Shock or Injury:
Electric shock could occur if used on wet surfaces.
DO NOT expose to rain - Store Indoors
When using this sweeper, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:
1) This is NOT a toy. Close attention is
necessary when used around or near
children.
4) Keep hair, loose clothing, fingers,
and all parts of body away from openings and moving parts
8) Turn OFF all the controls when not in
use, left unattended or before make
repairs on the sweeper.
2) Use only as described in this safety
manual. Use only the manufacturer’s
recommended attachments and accessories.
5) DO NOT use this sweeper to pick-up
cables, straps, wire or similar materials
or operate near cables, wire or similar
materials.
9) DO NOT use where anesthetics and
oxygen are used.
3) DO NOT use this sweeper if it is not
working as it should, because it has
been dropped, damaged, left outdoors
or dropped into water, contact an
authorized service center or factory.
6) DO NOT pick up anything that is
smoking or burning such as cigarettes,
matches, or hot ashes.
7) DO NOT use this sweeper to pick up
liquids.
11) Before servicing or cleaning this
sweeper, always turn the unit OFF.
10) Replace damaged or worn parts
immediately with genuine original equipment parts to maintain safety and to
protect your limited warranty.
USE OF THIS SWEEPER
The DebrisMaster™ is designed with
brush and vacuum system. It is for
cleaning dry surfaces EXCLUSIVELY.
The manufacturer will accept no
responsibility for damage caused by
improper use of the sweeper.
Dropping,
unreasonable
bumping
across thresholds and other misuses
may result in damage to the unit which
will not be covered by the warranty.
Should damage to this sweeper occur,
it should NOT be used until it is
repaired by the manufacturer or an
authorized service center.
The sweeper should be operated by
qualified and authorized personnel only.
If you are working in a particularly dusty
environment (for instance; sawmills;
cement factories; marble processing
factories), it is recommended you wear
a mask, protective goggles, and gloves.
! NEVER:
Use the sweeper to transport
people.
! NEVER:
Touch the moving parts of the
machine.
! NEVER:
Remove the sweeper's guards
when it is running.
UNPACKING INSTRUCTIONS
This sweeper is shipped on one or two
pallets. If you have a battery unit the
batteries and charger are on the second pallet. The side brush, handle and
upper cover are not attached. Before
using the sweeper they must be
installed.
Unpack this sweeper with the utmost
care to avoid any damage that may have
occurred. Once it has been unpacked,
inspect for any damaged. DO NOT use
this sweeper if damage is discovered,
contact your distributor immediately.
Contents of First Pallet:
! DebrisMaster™ Sweeper
! Side Brush
! Bag with Hardware
(Ignition Key; Bolts; Nuts; Screws; etc)
! Manual and Part List
Contents of Second Pallet:
! Battery Charger
! Battery
ATTENTION:
ALWAYS KEEP THE SWEEPER OUT OF CHILDREN'S REACH.
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28” Sweeper
36” Sweeper
1) Untighten and remove the nuts and
bolts on both sides of the handle. Carefully
install the handle in place on the brackets.
1) Lift up on the handle carefully, set in
place on the brackets.
2) Line up the holes in the handle with the
holes in the bracket
3) Replace 2 bolts and nuts on each side
and tighten. The extra bolts and nut are
packed in the bag with hardware.
4) Attach handle cover to the handle using
the hardware provide in the plastic bag if
it was not shipped attached.
HANDLE
INSTALLATION
2) Tighten the handle bolt and nut on each
side of the handle. There are two bolts and
nut on each side of the handle the extra
bolts and nuts are packed in the bag with
hardware.
3) Attach handle cover to the handle if
was not shipped attached.
1) Make sure the brush lift lever is in the
OFF position.
2) Remove the screw from the side brush
drive shaft.
SIDE BRUSH
INSTALLATION
3) Fit the brush on the shaft.
4) Attach screw and washer. Tighten.
1) Check to level of oil in the engine.
5) Switch the accelerator lever to start
and open up the fuel tap.
2) Fill the fuel tank with unleaded gas and
check the oil.
3) Make sure the switch located on the
engine is turned OFF, otherwise you will
not be able to operate the stop key on the
control panel.
4) Make sure the side brush is OFF.
6) If the engine is cold, use the choke level
and then operate the start handle.
7. Once the engine starts running, shut
OFF the choke lever.
8) Use the accelerator to reach the
required speed.
DANGER:
Gas is highly inflammable. Keep fuel in containers designed for this
purpose. Before filling the sweeper with gas move the sweeper
to well ventilated area and turn OFF the engine.
DO NOT SMOKE.
If a fuel spill occurs DO NOT attempt to start the engine,
wait for the vapor to evaporate.
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GAS UNITS
PREPARING &
STARING THE
ENGINE FOR
OPERATION
BATTERY UNITS
BATTERY
INSTALLATION
& RECHARGING
WARNING:
When handling or working near batteries, NEVER place
anything on top of batteries. This could cause sparking and
create an explosion hazard.
When installing or servicing batteries always wear protective
clothing, plus eye and face protection. Batteries contain acid
that can cause severe burns on contact.
Note: The battery shipped with your sweeper is already charged.
Installation
1) Be sure the ignition key is in the OFF
position.
2) Carefully set battery into the battery
tray.
3) Attach the connector with the red wire
to the (+) terminal on the battery and
connector with the black wire on the (-)
terminal.
4) Install battery cover. (See Below)
Recharging
1) Be sure the ignition key is in the OFF
position.
2) Plug the charger into the charger plug
located on the right hand side of the control panel.
Safety Precautions
! The battery MUST be recharged when
the RED LIGHT comes on.
3) Plug charger into 110V outlet.
! DO NOT store the sweeper when the
battery is discharged.
4) The charge will automatically turn OFF
when the battery is fully charged.
! Check battery connections to make sure
they are tight and there is NO corrosion.
ATTENTION:
When operating this sweeper, if the battery needs to be
recharged, the sweeper will stop automatically.
COVER
INSTALLATION
1. Set the battery cover over the battery
compartment making sure the front of
the cover is seated in front groove of the
battery compartment.
Note: On the 36” sweeper the cover fits
over the air inlet knob.
2. Lineup each knob with the holes in the
cover and chassis. Tighten knobs.
NOTE: There is a adjustable nut on back of
the chassis that can be if there is a problem tightening the knob.
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Traction Lever
Side Brush Control Lever
SWEEPER CONTROLS
Airflow Adjustment
Knob
Control Panel
Side Brush Control Lever:
Push lever down to turn ON the side
brush. Push lever up to turn OFF the
side brush.
Key Switch:
Starts and turns off all the sweeper’s
functions including the Main Brush.
Fan Indicator Light
Indicates that the fan is in use.
Traction Lever:
Squeeze this lever to start the sweeper
moving.
Airflow Adjustment Knob:
Opens and closes the air valve when
regulating the airflow. (36” Sweeper Only)
Voltage Indicator Light
Indicates the sweeper’s power levels.
Battery Sweepers Only
Battery Charger Socket:
Plug for battery charger.
Battery Charge Indicator Lights:
Green: Battery is charged.
Yellow: Battery is running down,
recharge as soon as possible.
Red: DO NOT operate, batteries
must be recharged.
Push Botton Suction Impeller:
Activates the suction Impeller.
Follow these instructions to obtain the best cleaning results from the sweeper and
keep damage to a minimum.
1) When picking up light but bulky
debris (sheets of paper, leaves, etc.)
raise the front part of the sweeper by
pressing down the handle so that the
sweeper can tackle the rubbish.
To Start Operating The
Sweeper:
2) DO NOT use the sweeper to pickup
wires, ropes, and straps or to soak up
any liquids.
2) Turn the Key Switch to ON
3) Operate the Filter Shaker at the end
of your work (see pg 6).
1) Check to make sure that the side
brush is OFF.
3) Battery units have a 10 seconds delay
while the battery voltage level is checked.
If the voltage is at the correct charge
level the Main Brush will turn ON.
OPERATING
PROCEDURES
4) Push the Side Brush Control Lever
down to lower and turn ON the side
brush.
5) Squeeze the Traction Lever (on right)
to move the sweeper forward and start
cleaning.
6) Squeeze Debris Flap Lever (on left)
for removal of large debris.
4) Check to make sure the Main Brush
is correctly adjusted (see pg 7).
CAUTION:
DO NOT leave sweeper unattended when it is running or on
sloping surfaces,there is NO brake to keep it from rolling.
Before leaving the sweeper turn it OFF and remove the key.
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CLEANING OUT
FRONT & REAR
WASTE BINS
CAUTION:
Turn OFF all controls before cleaning out the waste bins.
Waste must be disposed of in strick accordance to the law.
Removal of Front Bin
Removal of Rear Bin
1) Lift and turn the waste bin locks.
1) Lift and turn the waste bin locks.
2) Grasp both handles and grip located on
the front part of the waste bin.
2) Grasp the handle and pull the waste bin
out of the sweeper.
3) Pull upward to remove the waste bin.
3) Empty the waste bin.
4) Empty the waste bin.
Reinstall Rear Bin
Reinstall Front Bin
1) Place the waste bin back into the
sweeper.
1) Place the waste bin back in the sweeper from the top.
2) Lock in place by turning and lowering
the waste bin lock.
2) Lock in place by turning and lowering
the waste bin locks.
CLEANING &
REPLACING
FILTER
The filter is one of the sweepers main components and is essential to its operation. It
is important to follow filter maintenance procedures to obtain the best cleaning
results. If you notice that dust forms when the sweeper is operating, check the filter.
Cleaning Filter Using
Filter Shaker:
1) Using the manual lever, push down on it
as the filter vibrates, dirt and dust will fall
into to waste bin.
2) Repeat this operation several times.
Note: If dust still forms when the sweeper
is operating, remove and clean the filter.
Cleaning in Heavy Dust
Environments:
When using the sweeper particularly in a
dusty environment (cement factories,
sawmills, marble processing factories),
use the filter shaker more frequently.
Cleaning the Filter:
It is recommended to periodically remove
the filter and clean it out with a blast of air
or a vacuum cleaner.
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To Remove The Filter:
1) Remove the rear waste bin.
2) Turn the two levers holding filter in
place and lift out the filter.
3) Clean the filter with a blast of air or
vacuum cleaner.
4) Reinstall the filter.
NOTE: The filter features an arrow that
shows the direction in which it should be
fitted.
Replacing the Filter:
Every 200 hours of work, the filter must
be replaced.
1) Remove the filter (See instructions
under Cleaning the Filter).
2) Install a NEW filter and make sure the
gasket and filter are dust tight.
ADJUSTING &
REPLACING
MAIN & SIDE
BRUSHES
Adjusting Main Brush
Replacing Main Brush
Adjusting Side Brush
1) Remove the top cover.
The Main Brush is made in 3 sections,
each section is divided in half.
1) Loosen the adjusting screws.
2) Untighten locknut, and turn adjusting
handle clockwise to increase pressure
and counterclockwise to decrease pressure.
3) The adjusting handle works like a
ratchet.
Note: When the lever is pulled up it can
be rotated without changing the brush
adjustment.
To Remove Main Brush:
2) Use the slots to position the brush at
the required height.
1) Remove the front waste bin.
3) Tighten the two adjusting screws.
2) Unscrew and remove the 6 screws
holding the main brush sections in
place.
Replacing Side Brush
3) Remove dissembled brush.
2) Untighten the brush screw and
removing the brush.
1) Lift the front part of the sweeper.
To Install Main Brush:
4) Tighten locknut and replace cover.
1) Take a brush section and place it
around the shaft, securing the section
with the brush screws.
2) Repeat this operation for each brush
section.
Note: Make sure the brush spins and
directs dirt and debris to the center of
the sweeper.
3) Replace front waste bin.
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3) Replace the brush and secure with
the screw and washer.
REPLACING &
ADJUSTING
BELTS
Replacing the Belts:
1) Remove the top cover and front
waste bin.
Replacing Side Belt
Replacing Drive Belt
2) Remove the right wheel.
1) Remove Side Brush Drive Belt from
the 2-Groove Pulley.
1) Loosen the Main Brush Drive Pulley
screw and take it out of the reduction
unit shaft, paying attention not to lose
the key.
3) Loosen the screws that secure the
bumper and right side guard in place
and remove side guard.
Now you can replace the damaged belt.
Replacing Center Belt
1) Remove Side Brush Drive Belt from
the 2-Groove Pulley.
3) Remove Main Brush Drive Belt from
the groove of the Main Brush Drive
Pulley and 2-Groove Pulley.
4) Replace with a NEW Main Brush
Drive Belt.
2) Loosen Side Arm Pin and let the
hooks of Side Arm come out of the idle
toothed ring.
3) Remove Side Brush Drive Belt from
the Side Arm.
2) Unscrew Reduction Drive Pulley
screw and take it out of the reduction
unit shaft, paying attention not to lose
the key.
4) Replace the Side Brush Belt.
3) Remove Drive Belt.
5) Hook Side Arm to the idle toothed
ring.
4) Place the NEW Drive Belt on the
Drive Shaft Pulley.
6) Tighten Side Arm Pin.
5) Install Reduction Drive Pulley on the
reduction unit along with the belt.
7) Place Side Brush Belt on 2-Groove
Pulley.
5) Position Side Brush Belt on the 2Groove Pulley.
REPLACING
MOTOR FAN
1) Remove the cover.
5) Untighten the four motor screws.
2) Disconnect the battery cables and
remove the battery. Carefully set aside.
6) Replace the motor by carrying out
the above operations in reverse order.
3) Disconnect the power supply cords of
the motor from the plug.
Note:
Make sure the motor is mounted
level with the fan.
4) Remove the stop for the cable holder
from the motor.
CAUTION
When connecting the motor, respect the polarity.
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REPLACING SIDE
AND CENTER
FLAPS
Replace Outer Side
Flaps
Replace Inner Side
Flaps
1) Remove the rear wheels and the relevant side guards.
1) Lift the front part of the sweeper and
loosen Inner Flap Screws that secure
the flaps to the frame.
2) Loosen the Flap Frame Screws that
secure the flaps to frame.
3) Install a NEW Outer Side Flap in the
same direction that it was removed.
2) Install a NEW Inner Side Flap in the
same direction that it was removed.
4) Tighten screws and replace rear
wheel.
4) Tighten screws and replace rear
wheel.
Replace Center Flap
1) Remove rear wheels and the relevant
side guard.
2) Remove the rear door.
3) Loosen the two Flap Pins located on
the sides of the frame.
4) Grasp the Center Flap and pull it
outward.
5) Fit a NEW flap in the same direction
it was removed.
6) Insert the points into holes and
tighten Flap Pins.
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REPLACING
TRACTION AND
SIDE BRUSH
CABLES
Traction Cable
Side Brush Lifting Cable
To Remove Traction Cable:
To Remove Side Brush Cable:
1) Remove the upper cover.
1) Remove the upper cover and the front
waste bin.
2) Loosen the security dowel located on
the cable fixing pin.
2) Remove the front bumper, right wheel
and right side guard.
3) Pull the cable out of the fixing pin and
remove the adjustment screw mounted on
the handle.
3) Loosen the cable clamp.
4) Loosen security dowel on the fixing pin.
4) Press the handle and pull the cable out
of its sheath.
5) Remove the handle from the support
and open it up.
To Install NEW Traction Cable:
6) Pull the cable out of the two sheaths.
1) Fit one end of the NEW cable into the
handle adjustment screw (i.e. the end
without the blocking ball).
To Install NEW Side Brush Cable:
1) Put the cable inside the handle.
2) Insert the cable into its sheath.
ROUTINE
MAINTENANCE
2) Close handle and fix it to the support.
3) Hook the blocking ball to the handle.
3) Insert the cable into its sheath.
4) Slot the cable through the turned
adjustment screw, secured to the frame
and then through the fixing pin.
4) Secure one end of the cable in place
with the clamp and the other end with the
fixing pin.
5) Tighten the security dowel. Adjust the
cable with the two adjustment screws.
5) Adjust cable with the two adjustment
screws.
CAUTION:
Always turn OFF the sweeper before performing any maintenance.
All maintenance must be carried out by competent
personnel or an authorized service center.
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Maintenance
Check List
On
Delivery
Every
10 Hrs
X
X
Every
50 Hrs
Every
100 Hrs
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Check Battery Liquid
Check Belts
Grease in the Reduction Unit
Tighten Nuts and Screws
Brushes for Wear
Gaskets for Leaks and Wear
Check that parts are in working order
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
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WARNING:
When washing off the scrubber DO NOT use a Jet of Water.
The cover and bin MUST be remover before cleaning.
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28”
36”
Description
DM-700B
DM-900B
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Side Brush Width
331/2”
381/2”
Side Brush Length
1
471/4”
Handle Height
47 /4”
37”
37”
Main Brush Cleaning Width
201/2”
281/4”
Side and Center Brush Cleaning Width
291/2”
351/2”
Bin Capacity
1.3 Cu Ft
1.7 Cu Ft
Filter Surface
13.45 Ft
21.522 Ft
72dB
72dB
Noise Level
Main Voltage
Installed Power
2
12V
12V
400W/40A
400W/40A
SWEEPER
SPECIFICATION
Battery
12V/115A
12V/115A
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WIRING
DIAGRAM
1) Battery Charger Plug
2) Battery
3) Filter Shaker Vibrator
4) Electric Motor
5) 50 A Fuse
6) Filter Shaker Button
7) 1.25A / 250V Fuse
8) Key Switch
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TROUBLE
SHOOTING
GUIDE
CAUTION:
Always turn the sweeper OFF before servicing.
PROBLEM: Main brush not working.
CAUSE:
1)
2)
3)
4)
SOLUTION:
Belt is broken.
Motor burnt out.
Wire is detached.
Circuit board damaged.
1)
2)
3)
4)
Replace belt.
Replace motor.
Check and reattach.
Check and replace.
PROBLEM: Side brush not working.
CAUSE:
SOLUTION:
1) Belt is broken.
1) Replace belt.
PROBLEM: Battery will not stay charged.
CAUSE:
SOLUTION:
1) Liquid is insufficient.
2) Battery terminal is loose.
1) Add liquid.
2) Tighten terminal.
PROBLEM: Dust blowing from fan.
CAUSE:
SOLUTION:
1) Filter is damaged.
2) Filter not correctly installed.
3) Gasket is worn.
1) Replace filter.
2) Install correctly.
3) Replace gasket.
PROBLEM: Brushes wear prematurely.
1) Brushes are to low.
Address:
777 South Street
P.O. Box 2310
Newburgh, N Y 12550-0606
TEL:
(800) 835-7812
(845) 565-8850
FAX:
(800) 752-6883
(845) 565-9392
URL:
www.mastercraftusa.com
E-mail:
mail@mastercraftusa.com
1) Adjust brushes.
PROBLEM: Dust forms during operation.
CAUSE:
SOLUTION:
1) Flaps are worn.
2) Filter is clogged.
1) Replace flaps.
2) Clean filter.
PROBLEM: Motor does not work.
CAUSE:
SOLUTION:
1) Motor is damaged or burnt out.
2) Wire is disconnected.
3) Impeller is clogged or blocked
1) Replace motor.
2) Check and reconnect wire.
3) Clean impeller.
PROBLEM: Sweeper will not start.
CAUSE:
1)
2)
3)
4)
SOLUTION:
Battery terminals are disconnected.
Battery need to be recharged.
Fuse is blown.
Gas tank empty.
1)
2)
3)
3)
Check and reconnect terminals.
Charge battery.
Replace fuse.
Refill tank.
WARNING:
Repairs should only be performed by an authorized service center.
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28” & 36” Sweeper - PN 447404 -Printed in USA 08/22/07