Specifications | Field Controls UV-E Air Cleaner User Manual

UV-AIRE™ AIR PURIFYING SYSTEM
Model: UV-E
(For use with 12”, 18” and 28” Field Controls Lamps)
(120/240 volt application)
ITEMS INCLUDED IN KIT:
1-UV-E power unit (NEMA3 housing)
1-Mounting Template
4-Sheet metal mounting screws
1-Angled mounting bracket
1-Flat mounting bracket
1-Instruction Sheet
1-Wing nut
2-Hex nuts
1-Lamp
UV-C light inhibits the growth and reproduction of germs and bacteria that circulate through a
homes’ heating and air conditioning system. The treatment is a safe, silent, and proven way
to make your home a healthier place to live.
READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY AND COMPLETELY BEFORE PROCEEDING WITH THE INSTALLATION
LEAVE THE INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS WITH THE OWNER/OPERATOR OF THE DEVICE
AFTER OPENING THE CARTON, UNPACK AND INSPECT THE UNIT AND LAMP FOR DAMAGE.
DO NOT INSTALL THIS UNIT IF ANY DAMAGE IS NOTICEABLE.
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source.
• Looking directly at the UVC light may cause permanent eye damage or blindness.
• Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
WARNING: UV light will break down plastic materials not rated for UV exposure:
(Examples: wire insulation, flex duct, drain pans and humidifiers)
• The unit must be mounted at least 30” from the above stated type of materials.
• If it is necessary to mount the unit in direct line of site of these types of materials, they must be shielded
with aluminum foil, aluminum foil tape, or sheet metal.
I.
GENERAL INFORMATION
This product is not sold as a medical device and is not for the purpose of diagnosis of any disease or condition nor for
use in the mitigation, treatment, or prevention of any disease or condition.
There are different size units available, depending on the square footage of your home.
determining your homes needs.
See chart below for
Lamp Length
Minimum
Duct
Width
Volts
Amps
Hz
Watts
Max Air
Temp
°F
Lamp Intensity at 1
meter
Recommended
Max Sq. Feet
12”
9
120/240
0.5
60
30
150°
37 μW/cm2
1500
18”
14
120/240
0.5
60
30
150°
73 μW/cm
2000
28”
22
120/240
1.1
60
60
150°
105 μW/cm2
3000
2
WARNING: Before installing or servicing a humidifier, air filter, heat system, or this unit, etc., always turn all power
OFF and have units unplugged. Electrical shock can cause personal injury or death. Never expose eyes or skin to
direct UVC light from any source.
II.
INSTALLATION
1. Determine a suitable location on either the supply or
return for the unit as shown in Figure 1. The unit must be
mounted at least 3 feet from any flex duct type material.
NOTE: Unit can only be mounted in a vertical position as
noted on inside cover label.
2. Apply mounting template to air duct as shown in Figure 2.
3. Drill 1/8” diameter mounting holes at positions indicated
on template. (See Figure 2)
4. Using a 2” hole saw, drill out lamp hole as shown on
template. (See Figure 2)
5. Drill a 7/8” inspection hole as shown on template. (See
Figure 2)
6. Remove template.
Figure 1
7. Mount unit to duct using the 4 supplied sheet metal
screws. (See Figure 3)
Figure 2
Figure 3
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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WARNING: Disconnect electrical power supply before wiring
9. Connect to an appropriate power source such as an AC power disconnect box or to a circuit breaker panel. (See
Figure 8)
10. Determine length of wire and conduit necessary according to power connection and install wiring conduit and
water tight connector as shown in example figure 4. (Supplied by installer.)
11. Remove wiring access cover to expose terminal block. (Figure 5)
Acces Cover
Figure 4
Figure 5
12. Push power source wires through bushing in access cover then begin securing wires according to the wiring
diagram in figure 8. (See Figures 6 & 7)
Figure 7
Figure 6
13. Replace access cover.
14. Group wires together and tuck in wire clip on right side of box. (See Figure 9)
Wire Clip
Figure 9
Figure 8
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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15. Determine whether to use flat or angled bracket. (Refer to UV-Aire Configurations in Section III for aid in this
decision)
a. Flat Bracket Installation
i.
ii.
Remove the two hex nuts and flat bracket from included bagged
hardware.
Install the flat bracket and secure to the unit base with the hex nuts
provided. (See Figure 10)
Figure 10
b. Angled Bracket Installation
NOTE: For angled bracket mounting, refer to specifications outlined by Diagram
A for mounting distances in the “Angled Lamp Mounting Bracket Specifications”
in section III.
i.
ii.
Remove the two hex nuts and angled bracket from included bagged
hardware.
Install the angled bracket and secure to the unit base with the hex nuts
provided. (See Figure 11) The angle bracket may be mounted in 4
positions allowing the bulb to either be angled up and down or left to
right, depending upon duct design. (Figures A-D)
NOTE: Be sure to note location of lamp hole in bracket relative to unit
base.
Figure 11
Figure A
Figure B
Figure C
Figure D
LAMP INSTALLATION
This unit is listed for use with Field Controls’ lamps ONLY. You will need to determine
proper lamp selection based on duct size and desired configuration. (Refer to
configuration table on page 6 of this manual)
16. Remove tag and alcohol from lamp. Wipe off lamp being sure not to touch lamp
with bare hands. The oils in your hands may cause the lamp to prematurely
expire.
17. Insert lamp through hole in bracket until lamp is snug against the bracket. (See
Figure 12)
Figure 12
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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18. Swing securing bracket over end of lamp and hand-tighten the provided wing
nut on stud. (See Figure 13)
Figure 13
19. Plug ballast plug into end of lamp and reconnect power supply. (See
Figure 14)
Figure 14
20. Flip the red power switch to the on position. (Light on switch should be
on indicating power.)
21. Look through view port to be sure lamp is working. You should see a blue glow. (The view port is covered with a
plastic lens that blocks the UVC rays.)
22. If the lamp is not glowing, make sure the wiring is correct and that the ballast is plugged in securely to lamp. If
lamp still does not glow, contact technical support at 1-252-522-3031 for further assistance.
23. After unit has been found to be working properly, note date of installation on inside cover, close cover and engage
latch. Apply supplied wire tie to latch or other locking mechanism to provide safety.
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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III.
BULB MOUNTING BRACKET SELECTION AND INSTALLATION
The UV-AIRETM units come with an angled mounting bracket and flat mounting bracket to position the bulb either
straight or at an angle. Choose one or the other bracket method best suited for your needs. Refer to the
configurations chart below when making your selection.
UV-Aire™ Configurations
Good
Standard 90° Installation
(Flat Bracket)
(Fits a minimum 12” Duct)
Better
Standard 90° Installation
(Flat Bracket)
(Fits a minimum 18” Duct)
Patent Pending 45°
Installation
(Angled Bracket)
(Fits a minimum 8” Duct)
Patent Pending 45°
Installation
(Angled Bracket)
(Fits a minimum 14” Duct)
ANGLED LAMP MOUNTING BRACKET SPECIFICATIONS
Use the specifications below to determine allowable clearances for proper mounting of the UV-Aire™ unit on the duct.
Diagram A
LAMP OFFSET DIMENSIONS
Lamp
Length
12”
18”
28”
A
B
8-1/2
13-1/2
21-3/8
6-1/2
10-5/16
16-1/4
Lamp Part
No.
46365401
46365402
46365403
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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IV.
MAINTENANCE
1. Inspect and clean lamp at least every 6 months.
2. Replace your UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System lamp once a year to maintain the lamps maximum output intensity.
The lamp should operate continuously for maximum lamp life and light effectiveness.
V.
REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE
VERY IMPORTANT: Turn switch on unit to ‘OFF’ position and disconnect from power source.
1. Remove wire tie or locking mechanism from latch on unit.
2. Unplug ballast plug from end of lamp.
3. Remove the wing nut on securing bracket. Swing out securing bracket to clear lamp.
4. Slide lamp out carefully.
NOTE: When replacing the lamp, always wipe off lamp before installing.
5. Replace lamp following the appropriate procedure based on bracket selection in the installation section.
6. UV lamps contain a small amount of mercury, like a typical fluorescent lamp. Check with your local waste
management authority for local disposal or recycling requirements. According to the EPA’s Universal Waste
Rule, these types of lamps may be disposed of into household waste
7. After replacing lamp, make sure a new Lamp Replacement Label (supplied with lamp replacement) is applied to
the housing and dated with the date of installation.
8. Replace wire tie or locking mechanism to latch.
VI.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
1. If unit does not light up replace bulb.
2. If unit still does not light up after replacing bulb, replace ballast.
VII.
REPLACEMENT PARTS LIST
Lamp Length
LAMP
(Field Controls Part Number)
BALLAST
(Field Controls Part Number)
12”
46365401
46365506
18”
46365402
46365506
28”
46365403
46365506
For replacement parts, contact your local heating service company. Any questions, please contact Field Controls at:
Phone: 252-522-3031
Fax: 252-522-0214
Email: sales@fieldcontrols.com
WARNING: Never expose eyes or skin to UVC light from any source. Looking directly at the UVC light may cause
permanent eye damage or blindness. Never operate the UV-Aire™ Air Purifying System out of the plenum.
Avoid touching the glass portion of the lamp with your hands.
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VIII.
FLEX DUCT INSTALLATION
For installations on duct systems with a metallic main duct and flex duct branches, follow the instructions in figure 15
below.
Figure 15
Limited Warranty
Field Controls, L.L.C. warrants that the following Field Controls, L.L.C. products sold hereunder, shall be free
from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for eighteen (18) months from date of
manufacturing by the consumer excepting the provisions numbered below.
UV-LAMPS/BULBS
Field Controls, L.L.C. warrants that the following Field Controls, L.L.C. products sold hereunder, shall be free
from defects in material and workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from date of installation by
the consumer excepting the provisions numbered below.
Provisions:
1. Field Controls shall have no obligation in the event the customer is unable to provide receipt showing
the date the customer purchased the product(s) or accurate date code information.
2. The product must be properly installed, maintained and operated under normal conditions.
3. Field Controls shall not be liable for any consequential and incidental damages, resulting from failure
of a Field Controls, L.L.C. product, failure to deliver, delay in delivery, delivery in nonconforming
condition, or for any breech of contract or duty between Field Controls, L.L.C. and the customer.
4. Field Controls, L.L.C. products are often intended for use in specific applications. Field Controls,
L.L.C. makes no warranty if a Field Controls, L.L.C. product is used in applications other than
intended.
5. Field Controls, L.L.C. makes no warranty of any kind in regard to any other manufacturer’s products
distributed by Field Controls, L.L.C. Field Controls, L.L.C. will pass on all warranties made by the
manufacturer and where possible, will expedite the claim on behalf of the customer, but ultimately,
responsibility for disposition of the warranty claim lies with the manufacturer.
The health aspects associated with the use of these products and their ability to aid in disinfecting of environmental air have not been investigated by UL.
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P/N 46427300 Rev E 05/04
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