American Dryer Corp. AD-30V Installation manual

American Dryer Corp. AD-30V Installation manual
AD-30V Installation Manual
8-Inch Exhaust Duct/Phase 7/OPL/S.A.F.E.
WARNING: For your safety the information in
this manual must be followed to minimize the
risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property
damage, personal injury or death.
AVERTISSEMENT: Assurez-vous de bien
suivre les instructions données dans cette notice
pour réduire au minimum le risque d’incendie
ou d’explosion ou pour éviter tout dommage
matériel, toute blessure ou la mort.
— Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
— Ne pas entreposer ni utiliser d’essence ni
d’autres vapeurs ou liquides inflammables à
proximité de cet appareil ou de tout autre
appareil.
— WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch; do not
use any phone in your building.
• Clear the room, building or area of all
occupants.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a
neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call
the fire department.
— Installation and service must be performed by a
qualified installer, service agency or the gas
supplier.
— QUE FAIRE SI VOUS SENTEZ UNE ODEUR
DE GAZ:
• Ne pas tenter d’allumer d’appareils.
• Ne touchez à aucun interrupteur. Ne pas
vous servir des téléphones se trouvant dans
le bâtiment.
• Évacuez la pièce, le bâtiment ou la zone.
• Appelez immédiatement votre fournisseur
de gaz depuis un voisin. Suivez les
instructions du fournisseur.
• Si vous ne pouvez rejoindre le fournisseur
de gaz, appelez le service des incendies.
— L’installation et l’entretien doivent être assurés par
un installateur ou un service d’entretien qualifié
ou par le fournisseur de gaz.
American Dryer Corporation
88 Currant Road
Fall River MA 02720-4781
Telephone: (508) 678-9000 / Fax: (508) 678-9447
e-mail: [email protected]
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ADC Part No. 113383
Retain This Manual In A Safe Place For Future Reference
American Dryer Corporation products embody advanced concepts in engineering, design, and safety. If this product is
properly maintained, it will provide many years of safe, efficient, and trouble free operation.
ONLY qualified technicians should service this equipment.
OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS displayed on the equipment or specified in the installation manual included with
the dryer.
The following “FOR YOUR SAFETY” caution must be posted near the dryer in a prominent location.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ
Do not store or use gasoline or
other flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity of this or
any other appliance.
Ne pas entreposer ni utiliser d’essence
ni d’autres vapeurs ou liquides
inflammables à proximité de cet
appareil ou de tout autre appareil.
We have tried to make this manual as complete as possible and hope you will find it useful. ADC reserves the right to make
changes from time to time, without notice or obligation, in prices, specifications, colors, and material, and to change or
discontinue models. The illustrations included in this manual may not depict your particular dryer exactly.
Important
For your convenience, log the following information:
AD-30V
DATE OF PURCHASE ________________________________________________ MODEL NO. __________________________
RESELLER’S NAME ________________________________________________________________________________________
Serial Number(s)
________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________________________________________
Replacement parts can be obtained from your reseller or the ADC factory. When ordering replacement parts from the factory,
you can FAX your order to ADC at (508) 678-9447 or telephone your order directly to the ADC Parts Department at (508)
678-9000. Please specify the dryer model number and serial number in addition to the description and part number, so that
your order is processed accurately and promptly.
“IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASER”
Information must be obtained from your local gas supplier on the instructions
to be followed if the user smells gas. These instructions must be posted in a
prominent location near the dryer.
IMPORTANT
YOU MUST DISCONNECT AND LOCKOUT THE ELECTRIC SUPPLYAND THE GAS
SUPPLY OR THE STEAM SUPPLY BEFORE ANY COVERS OR GUARDS ARE
REMOVED FROM THE MACHINE TO ALLOW ACCESS FOR CLEANING,
ADJUSTING, INSTALLATION, OR TESTING OF ANY EQUIPMENT PER OSHA
(Occupational Safety and Health Administration) STANDARDS.
“Caution: Label all wires prior to
disconnection when servicing controls. Wiring
errors can cause improper operation.”
«Attention: Au moment de l’entretien des
commandes, étiquetez tous les fils avant de
les débrancher. Des erreurs de câblage
peuvent entraîner un fonctionnement
inadéquat et dangereux.»
CAUTION
DRYERS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED WHILE IN OPERATION.
WARNING
CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO PLAY ON OR NEAR THE DRYER(S).
CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED IF NEAR DRYERS IN OPERATION.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
DO NOT DRY MOP HEADS IN THE DRYER.
DO NOT USE DRYER IN THE PRESENCE OF DRY CLEANING FUMES.
WARNING
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should the dryer door switch, lint drawer switch, or
heat safety circuit ever be disabled.
WARNING
The dryer must never be operated with any of the back guards, outer tops, or service
panels removed. PERSONAL INJURY OR FIRE COULD RESULT.
WARNING
DRYER MUST NEVER BE OPERATED WITHOUT THE LINT FILTER/SCREEN IN
PLACE, EVEN IF AN EXTERNAL LINT COLLECTION SYSTEM IS USED.
IMPORTANT
PLEASE OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS displayed on the equipment and/or
specified in the installation manual included with the dryer.
Dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will be exposed to water or weather.
The wiring diagram for the dryer is located in the front electrical control box area.
IMPORTANT
Dryer must be installed in a location/environment, which the ambient temperature
remains between 40° F (4.44° C) and 130° F (54.44° C).
Table of Contents
SECTION I
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ............................................................................... 3
A. Receiving and Handling ............................................................................................................... 3
B. Safety Precautions ...................................................................................................................... 4
SECTION II
SPECIFICATIONS ..................................................................................................... 6
A. Specifications ............................................................................................................................. 6
SECTION III
INSTALLATION PROCEDURES ........................................................................... 8
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
I.
J.
K.
L.
Unpacking/Setting Up ................................................................................................................. 8
Location Requirements ............................................................................................................... 9
Dryer Enclosure Requirements .................................................................................................. 10
Fresh Air Supply Requirements ................................................................................................. 11
Exhaust Requirements ............................................................................................................... 12
Electrical Information ................................................................................................................ 18
Gas Information ........................................................................................................................ 24
Steam Information .................................................................................................................... 28
Preparation for Operation/Start-Up ........................................................................................... 33
Preoperational Tests ................................................................................................................. 34
Preoperational Instructions ........................................................................................................ 35
Shutdown Instructions ............................................................................................................... 36
SECTION IV
SERVICE/PARTS INFORMATION ...................................................................... 37
A. Service ..................................................................................................................................... 37
B. Parts ........................................................................................................................................ 37
SECTION V
WARRANTY INFORMATION............................................................................... 38
A. Returning Warranty Cards ......................................................................................................... 38
B. Warranty .................................................................................................................................. 38
C. Returning Warranty Parts .......................................................................................................... 38
SECTION VI
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE .................................................................................. 40
A. Cleaning ................................................................................................................................... 40
B. Adjustments ............................................................................................................................. 41
C. Lubrication ............................................................................................................................... 41
SECTION VII
DATA LABEL INFORMATION ............................................................................. 42
SECTION VIII
REVERSING TIMER SPIN/DWELL ADJUSTMENTS..................................... 43
SECTION IX
PROCEDURE FOR FUNCTIONAL CHECK OF REPLACEMENT
COMPONENTS ........................................................................................................ 44
SECTION X
SENSOR ACTIVATED FIRE EXTINGUISHING (S.A.F.E.) SYSTEM ........... 45
Installation ...................................................................................................................................... 46
Sensor Activated Fire Extinguishing (S.A.F.E.) System Theory of Operation .................................... 49
System Reset .................................................................................................................................. 49
OPL S.A.F.E. System Check Procedure ......................................................................................... 49
SECTION I
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
A. RECEIVING AND HANDLING
The dryer is shipped in a protective stretch wrap cover with protective cardboard corners and top cover (or
optional box) as a means of preventing damage in transit. Upon delivery, the dryer and packaging, and wooden
skid should be visually inspected for shipping damage. If any damage whatsoever is noticed, inspect further
before delivering carrier leaves.
Dryers damaged in shipment:
1. ALL dryers should be inspected upon receipt and before they are signed for.
2. If there is suspected damage or actual damage, the trucker’s receipt should be so noted.
3. If the dryer is damaged beyond repair, it should be refused. Those dryers, which were not damaged in a
damaged shipment, should be accepted, but the number received and the number refused must be noted
on the receipt.
4. If you determine that the dryer was damaged after the trucker has left your location, you should call the
delivering carrier’s freight terminal immediately and file a claim. The freight company considers this
concealed damage. This type of freight claim is very difficult to get paid and becomes extremely difficult
when more than a day or two passes after the freight was delivered. It is your responsibility to file freight
claims. Dryer/parts damaged in transit cannot be claimed under warranty.
5. Freight claims are the responsibility of the consignee, and ALL claims must be filed at the receiving end.
ADC assumes no responsibility for freight claims or damages.
6. If you need assistance in handling the situation, please contact the ADC Traffic Manager at (508)
678-9000.
IMPORTANT: The dryer must be transported and handled in an upright position at ALL times.
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B. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of
fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
WARNING: The dryer must never be operated with any of the back guards, outer tops, or
service panels removed. PERSONAL INJURY OR FIRE COULD RESULT.
1. DO NOT store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other
appliance.
2. Purchaser and user should consult the local gas supplier for proper instructions to be followed in the event
the user smells gas. The instructions should be posted in a prominent location.
3. WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS...
a. DO NOT try to light any appliance.
b. DO NOT touch any electrical switch.
c. DO NOT use any phone in your building.
d. Clear the room, building, or area of ALL occupants.
e. Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.
f. If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
4. Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency, or gas supplier.
5. Dryers must be exhausted to the outdoors.
6. Although ADC produces a very versatile dryer, there are some articles that, due to fabric composition or
cleaning method, should not be dried in it.
WARNING: Dry only water washed fabrics. DO NOT dry articles spotted or washed in dry
cleaning solvents, a combustible detergent, or “all purpose” cleaner.
EXPLOSION COULD RESULT.
WARNING: DO NOT dry rags or articles coated or contaminated with gasoline, kerosene, oil, paint,
or wax.
EXPLOSION COULD RESULT.
WARNING: DO NOT dry mop heads. Contamination by wax or flammable solvents will create a
fire hazard.
WARNING: DO NOT use heat for drying articles that contain plastic, foam, sponge rubber, or
similarly textured rubber materials. Drying in a heated basket (tumbler) may damage
plastics or rubber and may be a fire hazard.
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7. A program should be established for the inspection and cleaning of lint in the burner area, exhaust ductwork,
and area around the back of the dryer. The frequency of inspection and cleaning can best be determined
from experience at each location.
WARNING: The collection of lint in the burner area and exhaust ductwork can create a potential fire
hazard.
8. For personal safety, the dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes and/or the
National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA NO. 70-LATEST EDITION or in Canada, the Canadian Electrical
Codes Parts 1 & 2 CSA C22.1-1990 or LATEST EDITION.
NOTE: Failure to do so will VOID THE WARRANTY.
9. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should the dryer door switch, lint door switch, or heat safety circuit
ever be disabled.
WARNING: PERSONAL INJURY OR FIRE COULD RESULT.
10. This dryer is not to be used in the presence of dry cleaning solvents or fumes.
11. Remove articles from the dryer as soon as the drying cycle has been completed.
WARNING: Articles left in the dryer after the drying and cooling cycles have been completed can
create a fire hazard.
12. READ AND FOLLOW ALL CAUTION AND DIRECTION LABELS ATTACHED TO THE
DRYER.
13. For safety, proper operation, and optimum performance, the dryer must not be operated with a load less
than sixty-six percent (66%) 19 lb (8.61 kg) of its rated capacity.
WARNING: YOU MUST DISCONNECT AND LOCKOUT THE ELECTRIC SUPPLY AND
THE GAS SUPPLY OR THE STEAM SUPPLY BEFORE ANY COVERS OR
GUARDS ARE REMOVED FROM THE MACHINE TO ALLOW ACCESS
FOR CLEANING, ADJUSTING, INSTALLATION, OR TESTING OF ANY
EQUIPMENT PER OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
STANDARDS.
IMPORTANT: Dryer must be installed in a location/environment, which the ambient
temperature remains between 40º F (4.44º C) and 130º F (54.44º C).
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SECTION II
SPECIFICATIONS
A. SPECIFICATIONS
30 lb
13.6 kg
BASKET (TUMBLER) DIAMETER
32-3/4”
83.2 cm
BASKET (TUMBLER) DEPTH
25-5/8”
65.1 cm
BASKET (TUMBLER) MOTOR
1/2 hp*
0.373 kW
DOOR OPENING (DIAMETER)
21-1/2”
54.61 cm
BASKET (TUMBLER) VOLUME
12.5 cu ft
353.9606 L
MAXIMUM CAPACITY (DRY WEIGHT)
DRYERS PER 20'/40' CONTAINER
12/26
DRYERS PER 48'/53' TRUCK
30/32
S.A.F.E. WATER CONNECTION
3/4-11.5 NH
Gas
VOLTAGE AVAILABLE
120-480v
50/60 Hz
534 lb
242 kg
APPROX. SHIPPING WEIGHT
571 lb
259 kg
100,000 Btu/hr
25,200 kcal/hr
460 cfm
13 cmm
HEAT INPUT
INLET PIPE CONNECTION
Electric
2,3,4w
APPROX. NET WEIGHT
AIRFLOW
1/2” M.N.P.T.**
OVEN SIZE
kcal/hr
kW
Btu/hr
20
68,258
17,201
24
81,910
20,641
VOLTAGE AVAILABLE
120-480v
APPROX. NET WEIGHT
Steam***
1,3ø
593 lb
APPROX. SHIPPING WEIGHT
AIRFLOW
COMPRESSED AIR VOLUME
STEAM CONSUMPTION
OPERATING STEAM PRESSURE
BOILER HP (NORMAL LOAD)
AIR CONNECTION
1,3ø
2,3,4w 50/60 Hz
269 kg
286 kg
631 lb
460 cfm
13 cmm
0.5 cfh
0.014 cmh
104 lb/hr
47.2 kg/hr
125 psi max
8.6 bar
3.0 Bhp
1/8” F.N.P.T.
SUPPLY CONNECTION
1” F.N.P.T.
RETURN CONNECTION
1” F.N.P.T.
Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents
1/5/04
* Reversing dryer available with 3-phase (3ø) 1/2 hp (0.373 kW) motor standard.
** Size of piping to dryer varies with installation conditions. Contact factory for assistance.
*** Specify air-operated or electromechanical steam damper system. Air-operated steam damper system must be provided
with clean, dry and regulated 80 psi ± 10 psi (5.51 bar ± 0.68 bar) air supply.
NOTE: ADC reserves the right to make changes in specifications at any time without notice or
obligation.
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Specifications – Gas, Electric, Steam
NOTE: ADC reserves the right to make changes in specifications at any time without notice or
obligation.
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SECTION III
INSTALLATION PROCEDURES
Installation should be performed by competent technicians in accordance with local and state codes. In the
absence of these codes, the installation must conform to applicable American National Standards: ANSI Z223.1LATEST EDITION (National Fuel Gas Code) or ANSI/NFPA NO. 70-LATEST EDITION (National Electrical
Code) or in Canada, the installation must conform to applicable Canadian Standards: CAN/CGA-B149.1-M91
(Natural Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (Liquid Propane [L.P.] Gas) or LATEST EDITION (for General
Installation and Gas Plumbing) or Canadian Electrical Codes Parts 1 & 2 CSA C22.1-1990 or LATEST EDITION
(for Electrical Connections).
A. UNPACKING/SETTING UP
Remove protective shipping material (i.e., plastic wrap and optional shipping box) from dryer.
IMPORTANT: Dryer must be transported and handled in an upright position at ALL times.
The dryer can be moved to its final location while still attached to the skid or with the skid removed. To unskid
the dryer, locate and remove the four (4) bolts securing the base of the dryer to the wooden skid. Two (2) are
at the rear base (remove the back panel for access), and two (2) are located in the bottom of the lint chamber.
To remove the two (2) bolts located in the lint chamber area, remove the lint door.
With the skid removed, to make it easier to slide the dryer into its final position, slightly lower ALL four (4)
leveling legs, so that the dryer will slide on the legs instead of the base frame.
To increase bearing life and improve efficiency, the dryer should be tilted slightly to the rear.
1. Leveling Dryer
The dryer is equipped with four (4) leveling legs, one (1) at each corner of the base. Two (2) are located
at the rear of the dryer base, and two (2) are located in the lint chamber (coop). To increase bearing life
and improve efficiency, the dryer should be tilted slightly to the rear.
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B. LOCATION REQUIREMENTS
Before installing the dryer, be sure the location conforms to local codes and ordinances. In the absence of such
codes or ordinances the location must conform with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI.Z223.1 LATEST EDITION,
or in Canada, the installation must conform to applicable Canadian Standards: CAN/CGA-B149.1-M91 (Natural
Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (L.P. Gas) or LATEST EDITION (for General Installation and Gas Plumbing).
1. The dryer must be installed on a sound level floor capable of supporting its weight. Carpeting must be
removed from the floor area that the dryer is to rest on.
IMPORTANT: “The dryer must be installed on noncombustible floors only.”
2. The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will be exposed to water and/or weather.
3. The dryer is for use in noncombustible locations.
4. Provisions for adequate air supply must be provided as noted in this manual (refer to Fresh Air Supply
Requirements in Section D).
5. Clearance provisions must be made from combustible construction as noted in this manual (refer to Dryer
Enclosure Requirements in Section C).
6. Provisions must be made for adequate clearances for servicing and for operation as noted in this manual
(refer to Dryer Enclosure Requirements in Section C).
7. The dryer must be installed with a proper exhaust duct connection to the outside as noted in this manual
(refer to Exhaust Requirements in Section E).
8. The dryer must be located in an area where correct exhaust venting can be achieved as noted in this
manual (refer to Exhaust Requirements in Section E).
IMPORTANT: The dryer should be located where a minimum amount of exhaust duct will be
necessary.
9. The dryer must be installed with adequate clearance for air openings into the combustion chamber.
CAUTION: This dryer produces combustible lint and must be exhausted to the outdoors. Every 6
months, inspect the exhaust ducting and remove any lint build up.
IMPORTANT: The dryer must be installed in a location/environment, which the ambient
temperature remains between 40° F (4.44° C) and 130° F (54.44° C).
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C. DRYER ENCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
Bulkheads and partitions should be made of noncombustible materials and must be located a minimum of
12-inches (30.48 cm) above the dryer’s outer top; 18-inches (45.72 cm) for steam dryers, except along the front
of the dryer, which may be closed if desired.
NOTE: Allowances must be made for opening the control door.
NOTE: With the exception of the floor, clearances shown are for combustible construction.
X = 12-inch (30.48 cm) minimum, 24-inches (60.96 cm) is suggested for ease of maintenance.
* 1-inch (2.54 cm) maximum for electric dryers.
**18-inch (45.72 cm) minimum for steam dryers.
NOTE: Air considerations are important for proper and efficient operation.
Dryers may be positioned sidewall to sidewall. However, a 1/16” (1.59 mm) minimum allowance must be made
for opening and closing of the control door. It is suggested that the dryer be positioned about 2 feet (0.61 meters)
away from the nearest obstruction for ease of installation, maintenance, and service (to be measured from the
back guard). Refer to the illustration above for details.
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D. FRESH AIR SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
The AD-30V air supply (make-up air) must be given careful consideration to assure proper performance of
each dryer. An unrestricted source of air is necessary for each dryer. As a general rule, an unrestricted air
entrance from the outdoors (atmosphere) of a minimum of 1-1/2 square feet (0.14 square meters) is required for
each dryer. If registers or louvers are installed over the openings, then the area must be increased. It is not
necessary to have separate make-up air openings for each dryer. Common make-up air openings are acceptable.
However, they must be set up in such a manner that the make-up air is distributed equally to the dryers. The
dryer must be installed with provisions for adequate combustion and make-up air supply.
EXAMPLE: For a bank of eight (8) dryers, two (2) unrestricted openings measuring 3 feet by 2 feet (0.914
meters by 0.61 meters) (6 square feet [0.557 square meters]) are acceptable.
IMPORTANT: Make-up air openings should not be located in an area directly near where exhaust
vents exit the building.
Allowances must be made for remote or constricting passageways or where dryers are located at excessive
altitudes or predominantly low pressure areas.
IMPORTANT: Make-up air must be provided from a source free of dry cleaning solvent fumes.
Make-up air that is contaminated by dry cleaning solvent fumes will result in
irreparable damage to the motors and other dryer components.
NOTE: Component failure due to dry cleaning solvent fumes will VOID THE WARRANTY.
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E. EXHAUST REQUIREMENTS
Exhaust ductwork should be designed and installed by a qualified professional. Improperly sized ductwork will
create excessive back pressure which results in slow drying, increased use of energy, and shutdown of the
burner by the airflow (sail) switch, burner hi-limits, or lint chamber hi-limit protector thermostat. The dryer must
be installed with a proper exhaust duct connection to the outside.
When possible, it is suggested to provide a separate (single) exhaust duct for each dryer.
CAUTION: This dryer produces combustible lint and must be exhausted to the outdoors.
CAUTION: IMPROPERLY SIZED OR INSTALLED EXHAUST DUCTWORK CAN
CREATE A POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD.
IMPORTANT: It is recommended that exhaust or booster fans not be used in the exhaust ductwork
system.
The exhaust ductwork should be laid out in such a way that the ductwork travels as directly as possible to the
outdoors with as few turns as possible. The shape of the ductwork is not critical so long as the minimum cross
section area is provided. Single or independent dryer venting is recommended.
It is suggested that the use of 90° turns be avoided; use 30° or 45° angles instead.
The ductwork should be smooth inside with no projections from sheet metal screws or other obstructions,
which will collect lint. When adding ducts, the ducts to be added should overlap the duct to which it is connected.
ALL ductwork joints must be taped to prevent moisture and lint from escaping into the building. Additionally,
inspection doors should be installed at strategic points in the exhaust ductwork for periodic inspection and
cleaning.
IMPORTANT: When connecting ductwork to the dryer exhaust duct, be sure that when screws are
used they DO NOT restrict the operation (both opening and closing) of the damper.
NOTE: When the exhaust ductwork passes through a wall, ceiling, or roof made of combustible
materials, the opening must be 2-inches (5.08 cm) larger than the duct (all the way around).
The duct must be centered within this opening.
To protect the outside end of the horizontal ductwork from the weather, a 90° elbow bent downward should be
installed where the exhaust exits the building. If the ductwork travels vertically up through the roof, it should be
protected from the weather by using a 180° turn to point the opening downward. In either case, allow at least
twice the diameter of the duct between the duct opening and the nearest obstruction (i.e., roof or ground level).
IMPORTANT: DO NOT use screens, louvers, or caps on the outside opening of the exhaust
ductwork.
IMPORTANT: Exhaust back pressure measured by a manometer at the dryer exhaust duct area must
be no less than 0 and must not exceed 0.3 inches (0.74 mb) of water column (W.C.).
NOTE: As per the National Fuel Gas Code, “Exhaust ducts for type 2 clothes dryers shall be
constructed of sheet metal or other noncombustible material. Such ducts shall be equivalent in
strength and corrosion resistance to ducts made of galvanized sheet steel not less than 26
gauges (0.0195-inches [0.05 mm]) thick.”
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SINGLE DRYER VENTING
IMPORTANT: For exhaust duct runs over 20 feet (6.1 meters) a minimum size of 10-inches (25.4
cm) must be used.
HORIZONTAL VENTING
When a single 8-inch (20.32 cm) horizontal vent is used, the ductwork to the outlet cannot exceed 20 feet (6.1
meters), refer to Illus. A below. This calculation of 20 feet (6.1 meters) compensates or allows for the use of
a maximum of only one (1) elbow, (which is the outside outlet protection).
Illus. A
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VERTICAL VENTING
When vertical single 8-inch (20.32 cm) venting is used (refer to Illus. B below), the ductwork from the dryer to
the outside outlet cannot exceed 55 feet (16.7 meters). This calculation compensates for the use of a maximum
of three (3) elbows including the two (2) elbows creating the 180° (turned downward) outside outlet.
Illus. B
If the length of the duct run or quantity of elbows used exceeds the above noted specifications, the
cross-sectional area of the ductwork must be increased in proportion to the number of elbows or duct run
added.
IMPORTANT: For extended ductwork runs, the cross section area of the duct can only be increased
to an extent. For extended ductwork runs, a professional heating, venting, and air
conditioning (HVAC) firm should be consulted for proper venting information.
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MULTIPLE DRYER (COMMON) VENTING
If it is not feasible to provide separate exhaust ducts for each dryer, ducts for individual dryers may be channeled
into a common main duct. Each dryer is provided with a back draft damper. The individual ducts should enter
the bottom or side of the main duct at an angle not more than 45° in the direction of the airflow.
The main common duct may be any shape so long as the minimum cross-sectional area is provided. The main
duct should be tapered with the diameter increasing before each individual 8-inch (20.32 cm) duct is added
(refer to Illus. C for horizontal venting and Illus. D for vertical venting).
IMPORTANT: No more than four (4) dryers maximum should be connected to one (1) main
common duct with a vertical run.
NOTE: Distance between dryer single ducts being connected to the main common duct must be a
minimum of 34-1/4” (87 cm) dryer width.
Ductwork should be laid out in such a manner where allowances are made at rear area of the
dryer for removal of rear service panels or guards.
The illustrations on page 16 show the minimum cross section area for multiple dryer venting. These figures
must be increased in proportion if the main duct run from the last dryer to where it exhausts has numerous
elbows or is unusually long.
IMPORTANT: For extended ductwork runs, the cross section area of the duct can only be increased
to an extent. For extended ductwork runs, a professional heating, venting, and air
conditioning (HVAC) firm should be consulted for proper venting information.
Refer to page 16 for Multiple Dryer Horizontal Venting and Vertical Venting examples/illustrations.
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Illus. C
VERTICAL VENTING
Illus. D
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IMPORTANT VENTING REMINDERS
1. Ductwork size and installation should be done by a qualified professional.
2. The dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
3. Ductwork should be routed as short as possible to the outdoors with as few elbows as possible.
4. Avoid 90° turns, use 30° or 45° turns instead.
5. The size of the ductwork must be a minimum of 8-inches (20.32 cm) for short horizontal runs and
10-inches (25.4 cm) for vertical runs or long horizontal runs.
6. The inside of the ductwork should be as smooth as possible with no projections from sheet metal screws.
Ducts added should overlap the duct to which it is to be connected.
7. ALL ducts should be taped to prevent moisture and lint from escaping into the building.
8. Inspection or clean out doors should be installed throughout strategic points in the ductwork for periodic
inspection and cleaning.
9. Whenever the ductwork passes through combustible materials, the opening must be 2-inches (5.08 cm)
larger than the duct (all the way around). The duct must be centered within this opening.
10. The outside of the ductwork must be protected from the weather. A 90° elbow must be used for horizontal
run and when vertically through a roof by using a 180° turn to point the opening downward. The distance
between the exhaust duct and the nearest obstruction (i.e., roof or ground) must be twice the diameter of
the duct.
11. DO NOT use screens, louvers, or caps on the outside opening of the exhaust ductwork.
12. Exhaust back pressure measured by a manometer at the dryer exhaust duct area must be no less than 0
and must not exceed 0.3 inches (0.74 mb) of water column (W.C.).
13. Exhaust ductwork outlets should not be located in an area directly where make-up air openings are
located.
WARNING: DRYER MUST NEVER BE OPERATED WITHOUT THE LINT FILTER/
SCREEN IN PLACE, EVEN IF AN EXTERNAL LINT COLLECTION
SYSTEM IS USED.
IMPORTANT: It is recommended that exhaust or booster fans not be used in the exhaust ductwork
system.
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F. ELECTRICAL INFORMATION
1. Electrical Requirements
It is your responsibility to have ALL electrical connections made by a properly licensed and competent
electrician to assure that the electrical installation is adequate and conforms to local and state regulations or
codes. In the absence of such codes, ALL electrical connections, materials, and workmanship must
conform to the applicable requirements of the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA NO. 70-LATEST
EDITION or in Canada, the Canadian Electrical Codes Parts 1 & 2 CSA C22.1-1990 or LATEST EDITION.
IMPORTANT: Failure to comply with these codes or ordinances or the requirements stipulated in this
manual can result in personal injury or component failure.
NOTE: Component failure due to improper installation will VOID THE WARRANTY.
IMPORTANT: Each circuit must be connected to an independently protected branch circuit.
IMPORTANT: USE ONLY COPPER CONDUCTOR CABLE of proper ampacity and insulation in
accordance with electric codes for making service connections.
NOTE: The use of aluminum wire will VOID THE WARRANTY.
IMPORTANT: A separate circuit servicing each dryer must be provided.
2. Electrical Service Specifications
a. Electric Service
1) Gas Models and Steam Models ONLY
IMPORTANT: The dryer must be connected to the electric supply shown on the data label that is
affixed to the left side panel area behind the top control (access) door. In the case of
208 VAC or 240 VAC, the supply voltage must match the electric service
specifications of the data label exactly.
IMPORTANT: USE ONLY COPPER CONDUCTOR CABLE of proper ampacity and insulation in
accordance with electric codes for making service connections.
WARNING: 208 VAC AND 240 VAC ARE NOT THE SAME. Any damage done to dryer
components due to improper voltage connections will automatically VOID THE
WARRANTY.
NOTE: On gas dryers and steam dryers, to convert from 208 VAC to 240 VAC (or visa versa), the
24 VAC transformer wiring sequence must be changed.
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2) Electric Models ONLY
ALL electrically heated dryers must be connected to the electric service shown on the dryer’s
data label, which is affixed to the left side panel area behind the top control (access) door. The
connecting wires must be properly sized to handle the rated current.
NOTE: Electrically heated service (amperage) specifications/requirements are not available at the time
of printing. Contact factory for update.
NOTE: Component failure due to improper voltage application will VOID THE WARRANTY.
3. Grounding
A ground (earth) connection must be provided and installed in accordance with state and local codes. In
the absence of these codes, grounding must conform to applicable requirements of the National Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA NO. 70-LATEST EDITION, or in Canada, the installation must conform to applicable
Canada Standards: Canadian Electrical Codes Parts 1 & 2 CSA C22.1-1990 or LATEST EDITION. The
ground connection may be to a proven earth ground at the location service panel.
For added personal safety, when possible, it is suggested that a separate ground wire (no. 18 minimum) be
connected from the ground connection of the dryer to a grounded cold water pipe. DO NOT ground to a
gas pipe or hot water pipe. The grounded cold water pipe must have metal to metal connection ALL the
way to the electrical ground. If there are any nonmetallic interruptions, such as, a meter, pump, plastic,
rubber, or other insulating connectors, they must be jumped out with no. 4 copper wire and securely
clamped to bare metal at both ends.
IMPORTANT: For personal safety and proper operation, the dryer must be grounded.
Provisions are made for ground connection in each dryer at the electrical service connection area.
4. Electrical Connections
A wiring diagram is located inside the control box for
connection data.
a. Gas Models and Steam Models ONLY
NOTE: A CIRCUIT SERVICING EACH DRYER
MUST BE PROVIDED.
1) Single-Phase (1ø) Wiring Connections/Hookup
The electrical input connections on ALL
single-phase (1ø) gas model dryers and steam
model dryers are made into the rear service box
located at the upper left area of the dryer.
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SINGLE-PHASE (1Ø) ELECTRICAL
CONNECTION LEADS
Black
+
Positive
White
Neutral
Green
Ground
or
L2
If local codes permit, power to the dryer can be made by the use of a flexible U.L. listed power
cord or pigtail (wire size must conform to rating of dryer), or the dryer can be hard wired directly
to the service breaker panel. In both cases, a strain relief must be installed where the wiring enters
the dryer.
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5. 3-Phase (3ø) Wiring Connections/Hookup
The only electrical input connections to the dryer are the 3-phase (3ø) power leads (L1, L2, L3, and
sometimes Neutral) and ground. Single-phase (1ø) power for the control circuit is done internally to the
dryer. No single-phase (1ø) input connection is required on a 3-phase (3ø) dryer.
IMPORTANT: A CIRCUIT SERVICING EACH DRYER MUST BE PROVIDED.
a. Gas Models and Steam Models ONLY
1) 3-Phase (3ø) Wiring Connections/Hookup
For gas dryers and steam dryers manufactured for
operation at 3-phase (3ø), the electrical connections are
made at the power distribution block located in the service
box at the rear, upper left corner of the dryer. The ground
connection is made to the copper lug also provided in this
box. To gain access to the service box and contactor, the
service box cover must be removed.
Providing local codes permit, power to a gas
dryer or steam dryer can be made by the use
of a flexible U.L. listed power cord or pigtail
(wire size must conform to rating of dryer),
or the dryer can be hard wired directly to the
service breaker panel. In ALL cases, a strain
relief must be installed where the wiring
enters the dryer and service box area.
b. Electric Models ONLY – 3-Phase (3ø) Hookup
The electrical input connection is made into the electric oven contactor located at the upper rear of the
dryer. Input connection wiring must be sized properly to handle the dryer’s current draw. This
information is printed on the dryer’s data label.
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CAUTION: The dryer must be grounded. A ground lug has been provided for this purpose.
IMPORTANT: A CIRCUIT SERVICING EACH DRYER MUST BE PROVIDED.
The only electrical connections to the dryer are the 3-phase (3ø) leads (L1, L2, L3, and sometimes
Neutral) and ground. Single-phase (1ø) power for the control circuit is done by the factory at the
contactor (relay), and no other wiring connections are necessary.
NOTE: Electrically heated service (amperage) specifications/requirements are not available at the time
of printing. Contact factory for update.
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Gas and Steam
ELECTRICAL SERVICE SPECIFICATIONS (PER DRYER)
IMPORTANT:
208 VAC AND 230/240 VAC ARE NOT THE SAME. When ordering,
specify exact voltage.
NOTES:
When fuses are used they must be dual element, time delay, current
limiting, class RK1 or RK5 ONLY. Calculate/determine correct fuse
value, by applying either local and/or National Electrical Codes to
listed appliance amp draw data.
Circuit breakers are thermal-magnetic (industrial) motor curve type
ONLY. For others, calculate/verify correct breaker size according to
appliance amp draw rating and type of breaker used.
Circuit breakers for 3-phase (3ø) dryers must be 3-pole type.
A.
B.
C.
SERVICE
VOLTAGE
PHASE
120
1ø
208
WIRE
SERVICE
APPROX.
AMP DRAW
CIRCUIT
BREAKER
60 Hz
50 Hz
2
8.7
—
15
1ø
2
5.5
—
15
240
1ø
2
4.8
4.6
15
208
3ø
3
3.1
—
15
240
3ø
3
3.3
4.2
15
380/400
3ø
4*
—
2.2
15
416
3ø
4*
—
2.3
15
460/480
3ø
3
2.1
—
15
* 380, 400, and 416 volt dryers are built 4-wire only. Customer must contact factory to special order 3-wire systems.
2/28/05
IMPORTANT: Figures shown are for non-reversing models only. For reversing models contact the
factory.
IMPORTANT: The dryer must be connected to the electric supply shown on the data label that is
affixed to the left side panel area behind the top control (access) door. In the case of
208 VAC or 240 VAC, the supply voltage must match the electric service
specifications of the data label exactly.
IMPORTANT: The wire size must be properly sized to handle the related current.
WARNING: 208 VAC AND 240 VAC ARE NOT THE SAME. Any damage done to dryer
components due to improper voltage connections will automatically VOID THE
WARRANTY.
NOTE: ADC reserves the right to make changes in specifications at any time without notice or
obligation.
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G. GAS INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to have ALL plumbing connections made by a qualified professional to assure that the gas
plumbing installation is adequate and conforms to local and state regulations or codes. In the absence of such
codes, ALL plumbing connections, materials, and workmanship must conform to the applicable requirements of
the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1-LATEST EDITION, or in Canada, the Canadian Installation Codes
CAN/CGA-B149.1-M91 (Natural Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (Liquid Propane [L.P.] Gas) or LATEST
EDITION.
IMPORTANT: Failure to comply with codes or ordinances, and/or requirements in this manual, can
result in personal injury and improper operation of the dryer.
The dryer and its individual shutoff valves must be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during any
pressure testing of that system at test pressures in excess of 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa). The dryer must be isolated
from the gas supply piping system by closing its individual manual shutoff valve during any pressure test of the
gas supply piping system at test pressures equal to or less than 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa).
IMPORTANT: Failure to isolate or disconnect the dryer from supply as noted can cause irreparable
damage to the gas valve, which will VOID THE WARRANTY.
WARNING: FIRE OR EXPLOSION COULD RESULT.
1. Gas Supply
The gas dryer installation must meet the American National Standard...National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
Z223.1-LATEST EDITION, or in Canada, the Canadian Installation Codes CAN/CGA-B149.1 M91 (Natural
Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (L.P. Gas) or LATEST EDITION, as well as local codes and ordinances
and must be done by a qualified professional.
NOTE: Undersized gas piping will result in ignition problems, slow drying, increased use of energy, and
can create a safety hazard.
The dryer must be connected to the type of heat/gas indicated on the data label affixed to the left side
panel area behind the top control (access) door. If this information does not agree with the type of gas
available, DO NOT operate the dryer. Contact the reseller who sold the dryer or contact the ADC
factory.
IMPORTANT: Any burner changes or conversions must be made by a qualified professional.
The input ratings shown on the dryer data label are for elevations up to 2,000 feet (610 meters), unless
elevation requirements of over 2,000 feet (610 meters) were specified at the time the dryer order was
placed with the factory. The adjustment or conversion of dryers in the field for elevations over 2,000 feet
(610 meters) is made by changing each burner orifice. If this conversion is necessary, contact the reseller
who sold the dryer or contact the ADC factory.
IMPORTANT: THIS GAS DRYER IS NOT PROVIDED WITH AN INTERNAL GAS SUPPLY
SHUTOFF AND AN EXTERNAL GAS SUPPLY SHUTOFF MUST BE
PROVIDED.
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2. Technical Gas Data
a. Gas Specifications
TYPE OF GAS
NATURAL
Manifold Pressure*
In-Line Pressure
LIQUID PROPANE
3.5 inches W.C.
8.7 mb
10.5 inches W.C.
26.1 mb
6.0 - 12.0 inches W.C.
14.92 - 29.9 mb
11.0 inches W.C.
27.4 mb
Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents
*Measured at outlet side of gas valve pressure tap when gas valve is on.
b. Gas Connections
Inlet connection ------------Inlet supply size ------------Heat input (per dryer) ----European Models ----------1)
1/2” N.P.T.
1/2” N.P.T. (minimum)
100,000 Btu/hr (25,200 kcal/hr)
95,000 Btu/hr (23,940 kcal/hr)
Natural Gas
Regulation is controlled by the dryer’s gas valve’s internal regulator. Incoming supply pressure
must be consistent between a minimum of 6.0 inches (14.92 mb) and a maximum of 12.0 inches
(29.9 mb) water column (W.C.) pressure.
2) Liquid Propane (L.P.) Gas
Dryers made for use with L.P. gas have the gas valve’s internal pressure regulator blocked open so
that the gas pressure must be regulated upstream of the dryer. The pressure measured at each
gas valve pressure tap must be a consistent 10.5 inches (26.1 mb) water column. There is no
regulator or regulation provided in an L.P. dryer. The pressure must be regulated at the source
(L.P. tank) or an external regulator must be added to each dryer.
TYPE OF GAS
ADC
MODEL
NUMBER
AD-30V
AD-30V (European
Models Only)
BTU
kcal/hr
Per Hour
Rating Qty.
Rating
Natural
D.M.S.*
Liquid
Propane
Conversion Kit
Part
Number Part Number
Liquid Propane
Part
Qty.
Number
D.M.S.*
100,000
25,200
2
#29
140820
2
#46
140806
882269
95,000
23,940
2
#30
140819
2
#46
140806
882269
Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents
* Drill Measurement Size (D.M.S.) equivalents are as follows:
#29 ............................ = 0.1360” (3.4540 mm).
#46 ............................ = 0.810” (2.0574 mm).
#30 ............................ = 0.1285” (3.2639 mm).
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3. Piping Connections
ALL components/materials must conform to National Fuel Gas Code Specifications ANSI Z223.1-LATEST
EDITION, or in Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.1-M91 (Natural Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (Liquid
Propane [L.P.] Gas) or LATEST EDITION (for General Installation and Gas Plumbing), as well as local
codes and ordinances and must be done by a qualified professional. It is important that gas pressure
regulators meet applicable pressure requirements, and that gas meters be rated for the total amount of
ALL the appliance Btu being supplied.
The dryer is provided with a 1/2” N.P.T. inlet pipe connection extending out the back area of the burner
box. The minimum pipe size (supply line) to the dryer is 1/2” N.P.T. For ease in servicing, the gas supply
line of each dryer must have its own shutoff valve.
The size of the main gas supply line (header) will vary depending on the distance this line travels from the
gas meter or, in the case of L.P. gas, the supply tank, other gas-operated appliances on the same line, etc.
Specific information regarding supply line size should be determined by the gas supplier.
NOTE: Undersized gas supply piping can create a low or inconsistent pressure, which will result in
erratic operation of the burner ignition system.
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Consistent gas pressure is essential at ALL gas connections. It is recommended that a 3/4-inch (19.05
mm) pipe gas loop be installed in the supply line servicing a bank of dryers. An in-line pressure regulator
must be installed in the gas supply line (header) if the (natural) gas pressure exceeds 12.0 inches (29.9
mb) of water column (W.C.) pressure. (Refer to the illustrations on the previous page.)
NOTE: A water column test pressure of 3.5 inches (8.7 mb) for natural gas and 10.5 inches (26.1 mb)
for liquid propane (L.P.) dryers is required at the gas valve pressure tap of each dryer for
proper and safe operation.
A 1/8” N.P.T. plugged tap, accessible for a test gauge connection, must be installed in the main gas supply
line immediately upstream of each dryer.
IMPORTANT: Pipe joint compounds that resist the action of natural gas and L.P. gas must be used.
IMPORTANT: Test ALL connections for leaks by brushing on a soapy water solution (liquid
detergent works well).
WARNING: NEVER TEST FOR LEAKS WITH A FLAME!!!
ALL components/materials must conform to National Fuel Gas Code Specifications ANSI Z223.1-LATEST
EDITION, or in Canada, CAN/CGA-B149.1-M91 (Natural Gas) or CAN/CGA-B149.2-M91 (L.P. Gas)
or LATEST EDITION (for General Installation and Gas Plumbing), as well as local codes and ordinances
and must be done by a qualified professional. It is important that gas pressure regulators meet applicable
pressure requirements, and that gas meters be rated for the total amount of ALL the appliance Btu being
supplied.
IMPORTANT: The dryer and its individual shutoff valve must be disconnected from the gas supply
piping system during any pressure testing of that system at test pressures in excess of
1/2 psig (3.5 kPa).
NOTE: The dryer must be isolated from the gas supply piping system by closing its individual manual
shutoff valve during any pressure test of the gas supply system at test pressures equal to or less
than 1/2 psig (3.5 kPa).
IMPORTANT: THIS GAS DRYER IS NOT PROVIDED WITH AN INTERNAL GAS SUPPLY
SHUTOFF AND AN EXTERNAL GAS SUPPLY SHUTOFF MUST BE
PROVIDED.
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H. STEAM INFORMATION
It is your responsibility to have ALL plumbing connections made by a qualified professional to assure that the
steam plumbing installation is adequate and conforms with local and state regulations or codes.
Care must be exercised when leveling steam dryers into final position. After leveling the dryer, check the
downward pitch of the heat exchanger from front to rear with a level. Likewise, check the downward pitch of
the return condensate manifold toward its outlet part. Absence of these downward pitches will result in probable
water hammer and premature heat exchanger fracture and leakage.
The presence of condensate in the steam will cause water hammer and subsequent heat exchanger failure. The
steam supply connection must be taken from the top of a well-dripped steam main. If the supply run-out to the
dryer exceeds 20 feet (6.1 meters), it should be dripped just before the control valve with a proper trap and dirt
pocket.
IMPORTANT: Failure to comply with the requirements stipulated in this manual can result in
component failure, which will VOID THE WARRANTY.
NOTE: The ADS-30V is manufactured with a pneumatic (piston) damper system, which requires an
external supply of air (80 PSI ± 10 PSI [5.51 bar ± 0.68 bar]).
1. Steam Coil PH Level
The normal PH level for copper type steam coils must be maintained between a value of 8.5 to 9.5. For
steel type steam coils the PH level must be maintained between a value of 9.5 to 10.5. These limits are set
to limit the acid attack of the steam coils.
IMPORTANT: Coil failure due to improper PH level will VOID THE WARRANTY.
2. Steam Requirements
OPERATING STEAM P RESSURE
MINIMUM
15 psig
103 kPa
MAXIMUM
150 psig
862 kPa
RECOMMENDED
100 psig*
HEAT INPUT (NORMAL LOAD)
CONSUMPTION (APPROXIMATE)
@ 125 psi (8.6 bar)
689 kPa
2.6 Bhp
3.0 Bhp
90.1 lb/hr
40.9 kg/hr
104 lb/hr
47.2 kg/hr
Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents
* Minimum operating pressure for optimum results.
3. Installation Instructions
To insure an adequate supply of steam is provided, be sure that the steam supply lines and steam return
lines are sized and laid out as stipulated in this manual. Inadequate steam supply lines and steam return
lines or improper steam plumbing will result in poor performance and can cause component failure. Clean,
dry steam must be provided to the dryer.
IMPORTANT: Steam coil failure due to water hammer by wet steam will VOID THE WARRANTY.
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a. The pressure of the condensate in the steam supply line will cause water hammer and subsequent heat
exchanger (steam coil) failure. The steam supply connection into the main supply line must be made
with a minimum 10-inch (25.4 cm) riser. This will prevent any condensate from draining towards the
dryer.
b. The steam supply line to the dryer must include a 12-inch (30.48 cm) riser along with a drip trap and
check valve. This will prevent any condensate from entering the steam coil.
c. Flexible hoses or couplings must be used. The dryer vibrates slightly when it runs and this will cause
the steam coil connections to crack if they are hard piped to the supply and return mains.
d. Shutoff valves for each dryer should be installed in the supply line, return line, and drip trap return line.
This will allow the dryer to be isolated from the supply main and the return main if the dryer needs
maintenance work.
e. Install an inverted bucket steam trap and check valve at least 12-inches (30.48 cm) below the steam
coil as close to the coil as possible.
1) A trap with a capacity of 350 lb (160 kg) of condensate per hour at 125 PSI (8.61 bar) is needed for
each unit.
f. The supply line and the return line should be insulated. This will save energy and provide for the safety
of the operator and maintenance personnel.
g. Water pockets in the supply line, caused by low points, will provide wet steam to the coil possibly
causing steam coil damage. ALL horizontal runs of steam supply piping should be pitched 1/4-inch
(6.35 mm) for every 1 foot (0.30 meters) back towards the steam supply header causing the condensate
in the line to drain to the header. Install a bypass trap in any low point to eliminate wet steam.
IMPORTANT: Flexible hoses/couplings must be used. Coil failure due to hard plumbing connections
will VOID THE WARRANTY.
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4. Steam Damper Air System Connections
The ADS-30V is manufactured with a pneumatic (piston) damper system, which requires an external
supply of compressed air. The air connection is made to the steam damper solenoid valve, which is located
at the rear inner top area of the dryer just in front of the electric service relay box.
a. Air Requirements
There is no air requirement for dryers with the Electromechanical Steam Damper Option.
COM P RESSED
AIR SUPPLY
Normal
Minimum Supply
Maximum Supply
AIR PRESSURE
80 psi
70 psi
90 psi
5.51 bar
4.82 bar
6.21 bar
Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents
b. Air Connection
Air connection to system --- 1/8” N.P.T.
c. Air Regulation
No air regulator or filtration is provided with the dryer. External regulation/filtration of 80 PSI (5.51 bar)
must be provided. It is suggested that a regulator/filter gauge arrangement be added to the compressed
air line just before the dryer connection. This is necessary to insure that correct and clean air pressure
is achieved.
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5. Steam Damper System Operation
The steam damper, as shown in the illustration below, allows the coil to stay constantly charged eliminating
repeated expansion and contraction. When the damper is opened, the air immediately passes through the
already hot coil, providing instant heat to start the drying process. When the damper is closed, ambient air
is drawn directly into the basket (tumbler), allowing a rapid cool down.
Diagram 1 shows the damper in the heating (open) mode, allowing heat into the basket (tumbler).
Diagram 2 shows the damper in the cool down (closed) mode, pulling ambient air directly into the basket
(tumbler) without passing through the coils.
NOTE: With the dryer off or with no air supply, the steam damper is in cool down mode as shown in
Diagram 2.
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6. Steam Damper Air Piston (Flow Control) Operation Adjustment
Damper operation was tested and adjusted prior to shipping at 80 PSI (5.51 bar). If damper air adjustment
is necessary, locate the flow control valve and make the necessary adjustments as noted below.
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I. PREPARATION FOR OPERATION/START-UP
The following items should be checked before attempting to operate the dryer:
1. Read ALL “CAUTION,” “WARNING,” and “DIRECTION” labels attached to the dryer.
2. Check incoming supply voltage to be sure that it is the same as indicated on the dryer data label affixed to
the left side panel area behind the top control (access) door.
3. GAS MODELS – check to assure that the dryer is connected to the type of heat/gas indicated on the
dryer data label.
4. GAS AND ELECTRIC MODELS – the sail switch damper assembly was installed and adjusted at the
factory prior to shipping. However, each sail switch adjustment must be checked to assure that this
important safety control is functioning.
5. Check bolts, nuts, screws, terminals, and fittings for tightness and security.
6. GAS MODELS – be sure that ALL gas shutoff valves are in the open position.
7. Check that ALL back guard panels and service box covers have been replaced.
8. Check the lint drawer to assure that it is closed and secured in place.
9. Rotate the basket (tumbler/drum) by hand to be sure it moves freely.
10. STEAM MODELS – check to insure that a clean, dry, regulated air supply (80 PSI [5.51 bar]) is on the
dryer (with air-operated damper system only).
11. STEAM MODELS – check to insure ALL steam shutoff valves are open.
12. STEAM MODELS – check steam damper operation.
13. Check basket (tumbler) bearing setscrews to insure that they are ALL tight.
14. Check vent is connected to the dryer and is exhausted to the outdoors.
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J. PREOPERATIONAL TESTS
ALL dryers are thoroughly tested and inspected before leaving the factory. However, a preoperational test
should be performed before the dryer is publicly used. It is possible that adjustments have changed in transit or
due to marginal location (installation) conditions.
1. Turn on electric power to the dryer.
2. Refer to the Operating Instructions for starting your particular model dryer.
3. GAS MODELS ONLY
a. When a gas dryer is first started (during initial start-up), it has a tendency not to ignite on the first ignition
attempt. This is because the gas supply piping is filled with air, so it may take a few minutes for the air
to be purged from the lines.
NOTE: During the purging period, check to be sure that ALL gas shutoff valves are open.
NOTE: Gas model dryers are equipped with an ignition system, which has internal diagnostics. If
ignition is not established after one (1) time, the heat circuit in the ignition module will attempt
two (2) more ignitions (total of three [3] ignition attempts). If there is no flame after the third
ignition attempt the module will lockout until it is manually reset. To reset the ignition system,
open and close the main door and restart the dryer.
b. A gas pressure test should be taken at the gas valve pressure tap of each dryer to assure that the
water column (W.C.) pressure is correct and consistent.
NOTE: Water column pressure requirements (measured at the pressure tap of the gas valve body):
Natural Gas --------------------- 3.5 Inches (8.7 mb) Water Column.
Liquid Propane (L.P.) Gas ----- 10.5 Inches (26.1 mb) Water Column.
IMPORTANT: There is no regulator provided in an L.P. dryer. The water column pressure must be
regulated at the source (L.P. tank), or an external regulator must be added to each
dryer.
4. Make a complete operational check of ALL safety related circuits:
a. Door Switch(es)
b. Hi-Limit Thermostats
c. Cycling Thermostat
d. GAS AND ELECTRIC MODELS ONLY – Sail Switch
NOTE: The sail switch can be checked for proper operation by opening the lint drawer. While pushing
the lint drawer switch in, start a drying cycle. The heating unit should not activate (wait
30-seconds). If heat does activate, make the necessary adjustments to the sail switch.
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5. Make a complete operational check of ALL operating controls.
NOTE: If computer program changes are required, refer to the computer programming section of the
manual supplied with the dryer.
6. The dryer should be operated through one (1) complete cycle to assure that no further adjustments are
necessary and that ALL components are functioning properly.
BASKET (TUMBLER) COATING
The basket (tumbler) is treated with a protective coating. We suggest dampening old garments or cloth material
with a solution of water and nonflammable mild detergent and tumbling them in the basket (tumbler) to remove
this coating.
7. Check the electric service phase sequence (3-phase [3ø] models only). While the dryer is operating, check
to see if the blower wheel (impellor/fan) is rotating in the proper direction. Looking from the front, the
blower wheel (impellor/fan) should spin in the clockwise (CW) direction. If it is, the phasing is correct. If
the phasing is incorrect, reverse two (2) of the three (3) leads at connections L1, L2, and L3 of the power
supply to the dryer.
IMPORTANT: If the blower wheel (impellor/fan) is rotating in the wrong direction, this will not only
drastically reduce drying efficiency, but it can also cause premature component failure.
K. PREOPERATIONAL INSTRUCTIONS
OPL MODELS
1. To start the dryer:
a. Microprocessor controller (computer) dryers...
1) Light emitting diode (L.E.D.) display will read “REAdY” (meaning no cycle in progress).
2) Press the letter on the keyboard (touch pad) corresponding to the cycle desired (i.e., key “E”)...
a) The dryer will then start (rotate).
3) L.E.D. display will now show “Cycle In Progress” and “Cycle Status” meaning that the dryer is in
the drying cycle (dry mode for 30 minutes) and count downwards in minutes.
NOTE: Pressing keyboard (touch pad) key “A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” or “F” will also start the dryer. The
six (6) preprogrammed drying cycles “A” through “F” have been stored in the microprocessor
controller (computer) memory. Refer to the Programming Manual supplied with the dryer for
more specific operating instructions.
NOTE: The dryer can be stopped at any time by opening the main door or by pressing the “STOP”
red key. To restart the dryer, press the “START” green key or a preprogrammed cycle key
(i.e., “E”).
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NOTE: Selection (settings) changes can be made at any time during the drying cycle by pressing the
“STOP” red key twice. The light emitting diode (L.E.D.) display will return to “REAdY” at
which time a new cycle selection can be made.
b. Dual timer dryers...
1) Turn drying timer knob for a time of 20 minutes.
2) Select “High Temp.”
3) Push “Push To Start” button.
4) To stop dryer, open the main door.
2. Spin and dwell (stop) times are adjustable at the reversing timer.
L. SHUTDOWN INSTRUCTIONS
If the dryer is to be shutdown (taken out of service) for a period of time, the following must be performed:
1. Discontinue power to the dryer either at the external disconnect switch or the circuit breaker.
2. Discontinue the heat supply:
a. GAS MODELS...discontinue the gas supply.
1) SHUT OFF external gas supply shutoff valve.
2) SHUT OFF internal gas supply shutoff valve located in the gas valve burner area.
b. STEAM MODELS...discontinue the steam supply.
1) SHUT OFF external (location furnished) shutoff valve.
2) SHUT OFF internal steam valves in the supply lines and the return lines.
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SECTION IV
SERVICE/PARTS INFORMATION
A. SERVICE
1. Service must be performed by a qualified trained technician, service agency, or gas supplier. If service is
required, contact the reseller from whom the ADC equipment was purchased. If the reseller cannot be
contacted or is unknown, contact the ADC Service Department for a reseller in your area.
NOTE: When contacting the ADC Service Department, be sure to give them the correct model
number and serial number so that your inquiry is handled in an expeditious manner.
B. PARTS
1. Replacement parts should be purchased from the reseller from whom the ADC equipment was purchased.
If the reseller cannot be contacted or is unknown, contact the ADC Parts Department for a reseller in
your area. Parts may also be purchased directly from the factory by calling the ADC Parts Department at
(508) 678-9000 or you may FAX in your order at (508) 678-9447.
NOTE: When ordering replacement parts from the ADC reseller or the ADC factory be sure to give
them the correct model number and serial number so that your parts order can be
processed in an expeditious manner.
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SECTION V
WARRANTY INFORMATION
A. RETURNING WARRANTY CARDS
1. Before any dryer leaves the ADC factory test area, a warranty card is placed on the back side of the main
door glass. These warranty cards are intended to serve the customer where we record the individual
installation date and warranty information to better serve you should you file a warranty claim.
a. If a warranty card did not come with your dryer, contact the ADC Warranty Department or the ADC
Service Department at (508) 678-9000.
IMPORTANT: A separate warranty card must be completed and returned for each individual dryer.
NOTE: Be sure to include the installation date when returning the warranty card(s).
B. WARRANTY
For a copy of the ADC commercial warranty covering your particular dryer(s), contact the ADC reseller from
whom you purchased the equipment and request a dryer warranty form. If the reseller cannot be contacted or
is unknown, warranty information can be obtained from the factory by contacting the ADC Warranty Department
at (508) 678-9000.
NOTE: Whenever contacting the ADC factory for warranty information, be sure to have the dryer’s
model number and serial number available so that your inquiry can be handled in an
expeditious manner.
C. RETURNING WARRANTY PARTS
ALL dryer or parts warranty claims or inquires should be addressed to the ADC Warranty Parts Department.
To expedite processing, the following procedures must be followed:
1. No parts are to be returned to ADC without prior written authorization (“Return Material Authorization”
[R.M.A.]) from the factory.
NOTE: An R.M.A. is valid for only thirty (30) days from date of issue.
a. The R.M.A. issued by the factory, as well as any other correspondence pertaining to the returned
part(s), must be included inside the package with the failed merchandise.
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2. Each part must be tagged with the following information:
a. Model number and serial number of the dryer from which part was removed.
b. Nature of failure (be specific).
c. Date of dryer installation.
d. Date of part failure.
e. Specify whether the part(s) being returned is for a replacement, a credit, or a refund.
NOTE: If a part is marked for a credit or a refund, the invoice number covering the purchase of the
replacement part must be provided.
NOTE: Warranty tags (ADC Part No. 450064) are available at “no charge” from ADC upon request.
3. The company returning the part(s) must clearly note the complete company name and address on the
outside of the package.
4. ALL returns must be properly packaged to insure that they are not damaged in transit. Damage claims
are the responsibility of the shipper.
IMPORTANT: No replacements, credits, or refunds will be issued for merchandise damaged in
transit.
5. ALL returns should be shipped to the ADC factory in such a manner that they are insured and a proof of
delivery can be obtained by the sender.
6. Shipping charges are not the responsibility of ADC. ALL returns should be “prepaid” to the
factory. Any “C.O.D.” or “COLLECT” returns will not be accepted.
IMPORTANT: No replacements, credits, or refunds will be issued if the claim cannot be processed
due to insufficient information. The party filing the claim will be notified in writing,
either by “FAX” or “CERTIFIED MAIL – Return Receipt Requested,” as to the
information necessary to process claim. If reply is not received by the ADC
Warranty Department within thirty (30) days from the FAX/letter date, then no
replacements, credits, or refunds will be issued, and the merchandise will be
discarded.
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SECTION VI
ROUTINE MAINTENANCE
A. CLEANING
A program and/or schedule should be established for periodic inspection, cleaning, and removal of lint from
various areas of the dryer, as well as throughout the ductwork system. The frequency of cleaning can best be
determined from experience at each location. Maximum operating efficiency is dependent upon proper air
circulation. The accumulation of lint can restrict this airflow. If the guidelines in this section are met, an ADC
dryer will provide many years of efficient, trouble free, and most importantly safe operation.
WARNING: LINT FROM MOST FABRICS IS HIGHLY COMBUSTIBLE. THE
ACCUMULATION OF LINT CAN CREATE A POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD.
WARNING: KEEP DRYER AREA CLEAR AND FREE FROM COMBUSTIBLE
MATERIALS, GASOLINE, AND OTHER FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND
LIQUIDS.
NOTE: Suggested time intervals shown are for average usage which is considered six (6) to eight (8)
operational (running) hours per day.
IMPORTANT: Dryer produces combustible lint and must be exhausted to the outdoors. Every 6
months, inspect the exhaust ducting and remove any lint build up.
SUGGESTED CLEANING SCHEDULE
EVERY THIRD OR FOURTH LOAD
Clean the lint screen every third or fourth load. A clogged lint screen will cause poor dryer performance. The
lint screen is located in a drawer below the main door. Open the lint drawer, brush or vacuum the lint off the lint
screen, and remove the lint. Inspect lint screen and replace if torn.
NOTE: The frequency of cleaning the lint screen can best be determined from experience at each
location.
WEEKLY
Clean lint accumulation from lint chamber, thermostat, and microprocessor temperature sensor (sensor bracket)
area.
WARNING: TO AVOID THE HAZARD OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DISCONTINUE
ELECTRICAL SUPPLY TO THE DRYER.
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STEAM DRYERS
Clean the steam coil fins. We suggest using compressed air and a vacuum cleaner with brush attachment.
WARNING: When cleaning steam coil fins, be careful not to bend the fins. If fins are bent, straighten
by using a fin comb, which is available from local air conditioning supply houses.
90 DAYS
Inspect and remove lint accumulation in customer furnished exhaust ductwork system and from dryer’s internal
exhaust ducting.
WARNING: THE ACCUMULATION OF LINT IN THE EXHAUST DUCTWORK CAN
CREATE A POTENTIAL FIRE HAZARD.
WARNING: DO NOT OBSTRUCT THE FLOW OF COMBUSTION AND VENTILATION
AIR.
WARNING: INSPECT AND REMOVE ANY LINT ACCUMULATION, WHICH CAN CAUSE
THE BACK DRAFT DAMPER TO BIND OR STICK.
NOTE: A back draft damper that is sticking partially closed can result in slow drying and shutdown of
heat circuit safety switches or thermostats.
NOTE: When cleaning the dryer cabinet(s), avoid using harsh abrasives. A product intended for the
cleaning of appliances is recommended.
B. ADJUSTMENTS
7 DAYS AFTER INSTALLATION AND EVERY 6 MONTHS THEREAFTER
Inspect bolts, nuts, screws, (bearing setscrews), grounding connections, and nonpermanent gas connections
(unions, shutoff valves, and orifices). Motor and drive belts should be examined. Cracked or seriously frayed
belts should be replaced. Tighten loose V-belts when necessary. Complete operational check of controls and
valves. Complete operational check of ALL safety devices (door switches, lint drawer switch, sail switch,
burner, and hi-limit thermostats).
C. LUBRICATION
The motor bearings, idler bearings...and under normal/most conditions the basket (tumbler) bearings are permanently
lubricated. It is physically possible to relubricate the basket (tumbler) bearings if you choose to do so even
though this practice is not necessary. Use Shell Alvania #2 or its equivalent. The basket (tumbler) bearings used
in the dryer DO NOT have a grease fitting. Provisions are made in the bearing housing for the addition of a
grease fitting which can be obtained elsewhere, or from ADC by ordering kit Part No. 882159, which includes
two (2) fittings.
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SECTION VII
DATA LABEL INFORMATION
When contacting American Dryer Corporation certain information is required to insure proper service/parts
information from ADC. This information is on the data label affixed to the left side panel area behind the top
control (access) door. When contacting ADC please have the model number and serial number available.
1. MODEL NUMBER – Describes the size of the dryer and the type of heat (gas, electric, or steam).
2. SERIAL NUMBER – Allows the manufacturer to gather information on your particular dryer.
3. MANUFACTURING CODE NUMBER – The number issued by the manufacturer, which describes ALL possible options
on your particular model.
4. TYPE OF HEAT – This describes the type of heat for your particular dryer, gas (either natural gas or liquid propane [L.P.]
gas), electric, or steam.
5. HEAT INPUT (for GAS DRYERS) – This describes the heat input in British Thermal Units per Hour (Btu/hr).
6. ORIFICE SIZE (for GAS DRYERS) – Gives the number drill size used.
7. ELECTRIC SERVICE – This describes the electric service for your particular model.
8. GAS MANIFOLD PRESSURE (for GAS DRYERS) – This describes the manifold pressure taken at the gas valve tap.
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SECTION VIII
REVERSING TIMER SPIN/DWELL ADJUSTMENTS
Dual timer models with “reversing option” have an electric reversing timer in the electric service box, which is
located in the upper rear area of the dryer.
Both the dwell (stop) time and basket (tumbler) spin time are adjustable by mode selection switches located on
the electronic timer (as noted in the illustration below).
TIM ING LEGEND
SPIN TIME
Adjustment Position Number
1
2
3
4
5
30
60
90
120
150
Adjustment Position Number
1
2
3
4
5
Time in Seconds*
5
6.3
7.6
8.9
10.2
Time in Seconds*
DWELL (STOP) TIME
* Values shown are +/- 1-second.
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SECTION IX
PROCEDURE FOR FUNCTIONAL CHECK
OF REPLACEMENT COMPONENTS
1. For Models With Johnson Controls Direct Spark Ignition (DSI) Module (G760)
Theory Of Operation:
Start the drying cycle. When the gas burner ignites within the chosen trial for ignition time (6-seconds), the
flame sensor detects gas burner flame and signals the DSI module to keep the gas valve open...as long as
there is a call for heat. The DSI module will “LOCKOUT” if the gas burner flame is not sensed at the end
of the trial for ignition period. The trial for ignition period will be repeated for a total of three (3) retries/trials
(the initial try and two [2] more retries/trials). If the flame is not sensed at the end of the third retry/trial
(inter-purge period of 30-seconds) the DSI module will “LOCKOUT” (light emitting diode [L.E.D.] flashes).
A steady L.E.D. indicator indicates normal operation.
No L.E.D. indicator indicates a power or an internal failure has occurred.
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SECTION X
SENSOR ACTIVATED
FIRE EXTINGUISHING (S.A.F.E.) SYSTEM
S.A.F.E. System In Action
The exclusive Sensor Activated Fire Extinguishing (S.A.F.E.) System will extinguish fires
that may start in the drying basket (tumbler). A series of sensors positioned throughout
the basket (tumbler) and interfaced with the microprocessor will trigger the S.A.F.E.
system water jet(s) to quickly extinguish the flames. The water jet(s) remain on for 2
minutes and will automatically activate again if a fire condition remains or reignites. While
the water jet(s) are activated, the basket (tumbler) will jog to move the water throughout
the load. The microprocessor will display that the system was activated and will continue
to display until the dryer is attended to.
We have tried to make this manual as complete as possible and hope you will find it
useful. ADC reserves the right to make changes from time to time, without notice or
obligation, in prices, specifications, colors, and material, and to change or discontinue
models.
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BEFORE YOU START!
CHECK LOCAL CODES AND PERMITS
Call your local water company or the proper municipal authority for information regarding local codes.
IMPORTANT: It is your responsibility to have ALL plumbing connections made by a qualified
professional to assure that the plumbing installation is adequate and conforms to local,
state, and federal regulations or codes.
IMPORTANT: It is the installation or owners responsibility to see that the necessary or required
water, water pressure, pipe size, or connections are provided. Manufacturer assumes
no responsibility if the Sensor Activated Fire Extinguishing (S.A.F.E.) System is not
connected, installed, or maintained properly.
INSTALLATION
1. Requirements
The connection point to the electric water solenoid valve is a 1/2” M.P.T., the S.A.F.E. system must be
supplied with a minimum water pipe size of 1/2” and be provided with 40 PSI +/- 20 PSI (2.75 bar +/- 1.37
bar) of pressure. For use of optional manual bypass, a second source with the same piping and pressure
requirements is required.
Flexible 1/2 feeds must be provided to avoid damage to electric water solenoid valve by vibration.
IMPORTANT: Flexible supply line/coupling must be used. Solenoid valve failure due to hard
plumbing connections WILL VOID WARRANTY.
If the rear area of the dryer, or the water supply is located in an area where it will be exposed to cold/
freezing temperatures, provisions must be made to protect these water lines from freezing.
WARNING: If the water in the supply line or water solenoid valve freezes, the S.A.F.E. system will
be INOPERATIVE!!
IMPORTANT: Appliance is to be connected to the water mains using a new hose-set and the old
hose-sets should not be reused.
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2. Water Connections:
The water connection is made to the 1/2” M.P.T.
bushing of the electric water solenoid valve located
at the rear upper left area of the dryer (see photo).
The water solenoid valve has a 3/8” M.P.T.
connection and a 1/2” bushing is supplied to provide
the minimum 1/2” supply (feed) line. Flexible supply
line/coupling must be used in effort to avoid damage
to electric water solenoid valve.
IMPORTANT: Flexible supply line/coupling must be used. Solenoid valve failure due to hard
plumbing connections WILL VOID WARRANTY. It is recommended that a filter
or strainer be installed in the water supply line.
Typical water supply...
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OPTIONAL MANUAL BYPASS
Provisions are made in the dryer Sensor Activated Fire Extinguishing (S.A.F.E.) system for the installation of an
optional manual bypass. Depending on the model dryer, the connections for the manual bypass are made at the
“T” or “four way” fitting located in the outlet supply side of the water solenoid valve. The use and connections
of this manual bypass are at the option or discretion of the owner.
The water connection for the manual bypass is made to the “T” or “four way” fitting which has a 3/8” F.P.T. and
a coupling must be used to provide the minimum 1/2” supply (feed) line.
If the rear area of the dryer, or the water supply is located in an area where it will be exposed to cold/freezing
temperatures, provisions must be made to protect these water lines from freezing.
WARNING: If the water in the supply line or water solenoid valve freezes, the S.A.F.E. system will
be INOPERATIVE!!
The manual ball cock shutoff valve must be located outside of the dryer at a distance from the dryer where it
is easily accessible.
3. Electrical Requirements
No independent external power source or supply connection is necessary. The 24 volt power to operate the
S.A.F.E. system is accomplished internally in the dryer (from the dryer controls).
WARNING: Electrical power must be provided to the dryer at ALL times. If the main electrical
power supply to the dryer is disconnected, the S.A.F.E. system is INOPERATIVE!!
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Sensor Activated
Fire Extinguishing (S.A.F.E.) System
Theory of Operation
While the dryer is in an idle state or 20-seconds after the heat turns off, the Phase 7 control monitors the
S.A.F.E. system probe located in the top of the basket (tumbler) chamber and records the minimum temperature.
If the minimum recorded S.A.F.E. system probe temperature is no less than 120° F (48° C) and the control
detects a 50° rise in temperature, this will be the trip point and the S.A.F.E. system routine will activate.
While a drying cycle is in process and the heat has turned on at least once, the Phase 7 control monitors the
exhaust temperature transducer. If the drying cycle temperature set point is set greater than 160° F (71° C) and
the control detects an exhaust temperature rise 25° F greater than set point, this will be the trip point and the
S.A.F.E. system routine will activate. If set point is below 160° F (71° C) the trip point will be 185° F (85° C).
Once the S.A.F.E. system routine is activated, water will be injected into the basket (tumbler) chamber. Anytime
water is being injected into the basket (tumbler); the basket (tumbler) drive will turn the load for 1-second every
15-seconds. This process will continue for a minimum of 2 minutes. After 2 minutes has elapsed, the control will
check if the temperature remained above trip point, if so water will remain on. The control will continue to check
if temperature is above trip point every 30-seconds. If the water has been on for a constant 10 minutes, the
water will be turned off regardless of the temperature. If the temperature has dropped below trip point, the
control will turn off the water prior to 10 minutes.
SYSTEM RESET
After the microprocessor determines that the situation is under control and shuts the water being injected into the
basket (tumbler) off, the microprocessor display will read “S.A.F.E. System activated,” and the horn/tone will
sound until reset manually.
To reset the microprocessor once the control displays “S.A.F.E. System activated,” press the red
keyboard (touch pad).
key on the
OPL S.A.F.E. SYSTEM CHECK PROCEDURE
The operation of the water solenoid valve can be tested to insure that the water supply system and valve are
functional. Before attempting system check, be sure that ALL water supply shutoff valves to the dryer are in
the OPEN position, and the dryer must be in the “READY” mode where no cycle is loaded or in progress.
The procedure is as follows:
1. Press and hold the RED STOP key (while in “READY” mode and no cycle in progress).
2. Press and hold the “A” key.
3. Water valve will open and water will be dispensed into basket (tumbler) area as long as both keys are held.
IMPORTANT: This is a test function only and the keys should be held and system activated for only
a second or so, otherwise water will accumulate in various places in the dryer.
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