Rinnai Slimfire Console Manual

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Rinnai
Slimfire Console Conversion Kit Instructions
Rinnai Slimfire Console Conversion Kit Instructions;
The Rinnai Slimfire appliance is only approved for a console style installation when correctly fitted within a
Rinnai Console Conversion Kit.
Rinnai Slimfire appliance & Console kit shall be installed in accordance with:
• Manufacturers installation Instructions
• Current AS/NZS 3000, AS 3500 & AS5601 as applicable
• Local Regulations & Municipal building codes
Installation, Service and removal by an Authorised Persons only.
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The Rinnai Console Conversion Kit
contains the following components.
Plinth kit (Order either Metallic Black or Stainless Steel)
Slimfire Console box (Order either
Metallic Black or stainless steel finish)
Rear securing bracket
1 x Top support bracket
2 x Side support brackets
REGULATIONS
The Rinnai Slimfire appliance is only approved for a console style installation when correctly fitted within a
Rinnai Console Conversion Kit.
Rinnai Slimfire appliance & Console kit shall be installed in accordance with:
• Manufacturers installation Instructions
• Current AS/NZS 3000, AS 3500 & AS5601 as applicable
• Local Regulations & Municipal building codes
Installation, Service and removal by an Authorised Persons only.
OPTIONS
Rinnai Slimfire Console Conversion kit will allow the inbuilt Rinnai Slimfire to be installed as a console style
heater in the following configurations;
•
Against a sound masonry chimney, with the opening sealed except for allowing the ’10 x2’ flue spigot
from the heater to pass through.
•
Against a stud wall , utilizing a ’10 x 2’ twin skin in wall flue system.
ADDITIONAL COMPONENTS
(Note: Additional components are not included as part of the Slimfire Console conversion kit)
Additional components required for installation that are to be supplied by the installer may include the
following;
• ’10 x 2’ twin skin flue system
• AGA Approved flue cowl
• Associated gas piping
• Roof flashing
• Pop rivets 6 x 1/8”
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METHOD
Stud Wall Installation:
Refer to Slimfire heater installation instructions for installation details.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Select appropriate location for Slimfire.
Ensure clearance from curtains, furniture etc.
Check installation of ’10 x 2’ flue system is possible within stud wall selected.
Check for obstructions within roof space where flue is proposed to be run.
Check flue can be terminated in accordance with AS5601.
Install ’10 x 2’ flue system, ensuring the centre of the flue elbow terminates 500mm above the floor (See
diagram below)
10 x 2 flue elbow
500mm
7. Remove front cover of Rinnai Slimfire. (3 screws across bottom edge) as shown below.
8. Fit top supporting bracket using 4 x 1/8” pop rivets as shown below.
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9. Remove two screws from the left and right hand side panels of the Slimfire heater as shown below.
10. Fit the side support brackets, re-using the 2 x self tapping screws.
11. Centre & install the rear securing bracket 690mm above the floor where the heater is proposed to be
located as shown below.
12. Mount the Plinth kit in the desired location of the heater with the rails located at 500mm Centres as
shown below.
Centre Line of appliance
690mm
’10 x 2’ flue elbow
500mm
13. Install Rinnai Slimfire heater and connect to ’10 x 2’skin skin flue system, ensuring adequate
engagement of flue spigot at the rear of the Slimfire into the ’10 x 2’ twin skin flue elbow.
IMPORTANT: - Ensure the Slimfire heater flue spigot is adequately engauged within the twin skin flue
elbow.
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14. Connect the gas pipe and check for gas escapes.
15. Lower the Console box over the top of the Slimfire heater, ensuring the rear edge of the console box
engages over the edge of the securing bracket on the rear wall.
16. Engage the front edge of the console box over front flange on Slimfire heater as shown below.
Top panel edge of
console box to be
fitted behind off-set
bracket
Top & Side edges on
console box to be fitted
over Slimfire front
flange.
17. Drill 1/8” hole 150mm above floor level in either side of lower front edge of console box, through to the
lower front edge of flange on Slimfire heater as shown below. Secure Console box to the heater using
pop rivet
On each lower side
edge, drill 1/8” hole
and fasten with rivet.
(Rivet not supplied in
kit)
150mm above floor level
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18. Complete installation & commissioning as per installation instructions supplied with Rinnai Slimfire
heater.
19. Attach original front to Slimfire flame fire.
20. Ensure dressguard warning label is removed before switching the appliance on.
21. Install required lengths of flue system.
22. Install 100mm AGA Approved Gas cowl, ensuring clearance requirements from roof to cowl are met.
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INSTALLATION AGAINST A SOUND MASONRY CHIMNEY
NOTE: Additional items required (not included in Slimfire console kit) ’10 x 2’ spigot extension for
rear of heater. A 10 x 2 flue spigot extension is required and is to be supplied by the installer.
METHOD:
1. Check chimney is in a sound condition and clear of debris etc. If required, have the chimney swept prior
to installation.
2. Install gas pipe as required in accordance with AS5601 and the installation instructions for the Slimfire
heater.
3. Seal entire front opening of chimney with a non combustible material, such as cement sheet or
equivalent.
4. Cut rectangular hole in fire-proof material to suit the location of the rear ’10 x 2’ flue spigot extension
on the rear of the Slimfire heater.
5. Fit extension spigot to rear of Slimfire.
6. Measure clearance from front to rear of fireplace to ensure there will be a minimum 75mm clearance
between the end of the spigot extension and the rear wall of the fireplace when the heater is in the
installed position.
7. If required, trim the end of the spigot extension with tins snips to obtain the required 75mm minimum
clearance. Cut edge must ensure no debris can enter and block flue spigot.
8. Install Slimfire heater as per directions above, items 5 to 21 above.
9. Install 100mm AGA Approved gas cowl and chimney plate to top of chimney.
Rinnai Australia Pty Ltd
ABN 74 005 138 769
Internet: www.rinnai.com.au
E-mail:
enquiry@rinnai.com.au
Head Office
National Help Lines
10-11 Walker Street
Braeside, Victoria 3195
P.O Box 460
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