Instruction Manual
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Model WLS520-A
REF. #: D1402
MODEL 7TWLS520-A
REF. #: D1917
Please read the manual first. It will help you assemble, prepare, operate and maintain the unit for best
performance. Pay special attention to the safety instructions before operating. For future reference, please
copy the model number and the serial number of the equipment you purchased in the space below.
Model Number:
Serial Number:
If you have difficulty or any problems regarding the assembling, operation or maintenance of this unit,
please call customer support of an authorized dealer or the manufacturer.
Distributed by: BVG-Airflo Group plc, Unit 6, Industrial Estate, Brecon, Powys, LD3 8LA . After Sales
Customer Service Telephone: 01874 612800 Fax: 01874 622994
Table of Contents
SECTION 1: Know your log splitter
1. Machine overview ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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2. Accessories ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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3. Decals on machine ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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4. Superiority of your log splitter ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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5. Technical specifications ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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6. Component parts diagram ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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7. Electric circuit principle diagram ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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8. Hydraulic circuit principle diagram ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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SECTION 2: Safe operating instructions
1. Assembling your log splitter ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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2. Preparation before operating ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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3. Operation ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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4. Transportation ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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5. Maintenance and repair ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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6. Storage ּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּּ
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SECTION 1: Know Your Log Splitter
1. Machine overview
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2.
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13.
14.
Hydraulic tank
Wedge
Ram
Log cradle
Electric motor
Connecting box
Switch
Power cable and plug
Wheel
Control handle
Front frame
Towing handle
Vent plug
Oil dipstick
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2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Copper seal at dipstick ×1
Hex wrench×1
Screw, washer and nut × 4
Safe guard × 2
Control handle bar × 2
Operator’s manual ×1
2. Accessories
3. Decals on machine
Locate model plate and safety label on the equipment. Read and follow the instructions in them.
Model plate (WLS520-A)
Model plate (7TWLS520-A)
Note: S6 %40, continuous operation periodic duty: time of one load cycle is 10 minutes,
operation time at constant load is 4 minutes, operation time at no-load is 6 minutes.
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2)
WEEE label
The left figure means: Do not abandon the waste product
freely; the product should be sent to relevant recycle
organization.
Dispose of the packing in the proper manner. Should you wish
to part with the product, dispose it in accordance with the
latest provision. Regarding the detail information, please refer
to us.
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Safety label
Symbols meaning
Read the manual carefully
before assembly, operation
and maintenance.
Warning: Moving parts. Never place
body between log and ram during
forward or reverse stroke.
Wear safety gloves.
Allow only one person to operate this
machine on the workbench, keep
bystanders away.
Wear safety shoes or heavy
boots.
Never remove stuck log or clean the
knife bare-handed.
Wear a protection mask or
protective eye wear.
Maintenance, installation, adjustment
and cleaning of the machine only once
the power supply is disconnected
according to the instructions in this
manual.
Don’t touch rotating parts.
Caution: Pinch point.
4. Superiority of your log splitter
Compact and powerful, the latest electric/hydraulic log splitter features a 1960 / 2900W motor that packs a
whopping 4, 7 ton of splitting force. It can slice logs up to 520mm long and 250mm in diameter easily. Unlike a
gas-powered splitter, there are no loud noises and no fumes. It’s an ideal choice for homeowner to use indoors
or outdoors. It’s small and lightweight enough for one person to easily move about. It will even fit in the trunk of
your car. In addition, our technical improvements make this unit more durable, convenient, efficient, and safe for
all operators.
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5. Technical specifications
Technical specifications
WLS520 -A
7TWLS520 -A
Voltage
230V±10%
230V±10%
Frequency
50 Hz ±1%
50 Hz ±1%
HVF
<0.02
<0.02
Power input
1960 W
2900W
Power output
1500 W
2200 W
Rated current
8.5A
12A
Motor speed
2800 rpm
2800 rpm
Thermal protector
130℃
130℃
Protection degree
IP44
IP44
Motor working mode
S6 40%
S6 40%
Power cable
3G1.5mm²
3G1.5mm²
Technical specifications
WLS520-A
7TWLS520-A
Machine dimension (L×W×H) (cm)
97x28x46
97x28x46
Machine net weight
47.5kg
50kg
Min. oil capacity
3.2Liter
3.4Liter
Max. splitting force
4ton
7ton
Max. splitting length
520mm
520mm
Max. splitting diameter
250mm
250mm
Hydraulic pressure
16MPa
28MPa
Cylinder inner diameter
55mm
55mm
Feed time
10s
10s
Retract time
4s
4s
Max. cylinder stroke
520mm
520mm
Noise emission value
≤68dB(A)
≤68dB(A)
Vibration of control handle
≤2.5m/s2
≤2.5m/s2
Electrical
Requirement
Environmental data
Operation
WLS520-A, 7TWLS520-A
Altitude
≤1000m
Temperature
5~40℃
Humidity
40℃
≤50%
20℃
≤90%
Transportation & storage temperature (℃)
-25~+50
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6. Component parts diagram
Note: Due to continuous product improvement, we
reserve the right to change the product without prior
notice.
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Ref. No.
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10-13
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15-18
19―21
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28
29-30
31
32-36
37-40
Part Description
Optional four way wedge
Tank with wedge
Oil filter
Ram
Nylon liner
Base plate assembly of ram
Log cradle assembly
Front paper seal ring
Piston and seals
Piston shaft
Retracting spring
Hydraulic cylinder
2-end long bolt
Front cylinder cover
Vent plug
Seal ring
Dust-proof ring
Dipstick assembly
Rear paper seal ring
Hydraulic valve assembly
Oil tube assembly ( valve – pump)
Ref. No.
41-44
45-47
48-51
52
53
54
55, 70-72
56-60
61-66
67-68
69
73-76
77-78
79-81
82-87
88-92
93-95
96-99
100-103
104-106
107-110
Part Description
Oil tube assembly (tank -pump)
Hydraulic pump assembly
Motor rear plate assembly
Motor shell
Stator
Rotator
Connecting box assembly
Key switch assembly
Capacitor assembly
Cable fastener assembly
Power cable
Motor front plate assembly
Fan assembly
Fan cover assembly
Front frame assembly
Towing handle assembly
Wheel assembly
Wheel frame assembly
Control handle assembly
Shield assembly
Safe guard assembly
7. Electric circuit principle diagram
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B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
Power cable
Switch
Wiring board
Motor lead wire
Thermal protector
Main winding
Aux. winding
Capacitor
Note: The mains connection must have maximum 16A fuse.
8. Hydraulic circuit principle diagram
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B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
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Hydraulic tank
Oil filter
Oil pump
Electric motor
Relief valve
Control handle
Cylinder
SECTION 2: Safe Operating Instructions
NOTE: This machine is only intended for homeowners to split firewood as detailed in instructions, not for any
other purpose.
Danger This machine was built to be operated according to the safety instructions in this manual. As with
any type of power equipment, carelessness or error on the part of operator could endanger the personal safety
and/or property of yourself and others. It can result in serious injury or death, such as amputating hands or feet,
throwing objects and other unforeseeable damage. Read and follow all instructions before initial operation. The
manufacturer isn’t liable for any damages by disregard of the instructions.
1. Assembling your log splitter
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Cut and remove straps bound to the carton and
unpack the carton.
Remove the loose parts included with unit (i.e.,
operator’s manual, parts assembly, etc.).
Set the foams aside.
Connect control handle bars. Pivot each control
handle bar to its linkage part in rear of the splitter
and tighten. ( Fig. 1)
Connect the safe guards. Align the holes in the
safe guards with main shield, secure with wrench
and screwdriver. ( Fig. 2)
Fig. 1
Fig. 2
NOTE:
a) Dispose of the packing in an environmental friendly manner. Take to a proper collecting point.
b) If you notice transport damage while unpacking, notify your supplier immediately. Don’t operate the
machine.
c) Read, understand and follow all safety instructions in this manual and labels on the equipment carefully.
d) Keep the manual in a safe place for future and regular reference.
e) Ensure the machine is disconnected from power supply while assembling.
2.
Preparation before operating
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Put the machine on the level surface of a sturdy workbench 60+cm high.
Always block the wheels to prevent movement of the log splitter while in operation.
Oil the wedge and upper side of the tank, which would make your operating more smoothly.
Check all nuts, bolts and hydraulic fittings are tight to be sure the equipment is in safe working condition.
Make sure your outlet, mains voltage and frequency match the data stated on the model
plate (or “Technical specifications” in this manual).
The power supply for this splitter must have the protection device of under-voltage, over-voltage, circuit
breaker with a residual current device (RCD) which maximum residual current rated at 0.03A.
Check the switch, power cable and plug are not damaged (no cracks, etc.) to exclude the risk of electric
shock and circuit short.
Check all safe shields to be sure they are in the proper position.
Wear non-slip safety shoes, safety goggles, safety gloves and suitable work clothing. Never wear jewelry,
necktie and other loose clothing.
Logs should be cut with square ends and permissible dimensions in advance within the limited capacity .
Uneven log (e.g. knotted, curved, etc) should not be cut.
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Note:
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b)
c)
d)
e)
f)
g)
h)
Make sure the power cable is unplugged while adjusting.
After adjusting, take away the accessories on or around the unit before switching on.
Ensure the motor properly earthed or apply protection device.
Use only rubber-jacketed cable of sufficient lead cross section as extension cable. Never use an extension
cord longer than 25 feet. Cord gage must be 14 or lower.
Keep away from inflammable liquids or gases before starting the machine.
Hydraulic oil is flammable and can explode. Always take a Class B fire extinguisher with you when
operating this log splitter in dry area as a precautionary measure against possible flying sparks.
Always check the oil level of the hydraulic reservoir before operation. Operating the log splitter without an
adequate oil supply will cause severe damage to the pump.
Keep handles free of oil, grease and resin.
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j)
k)
l)
Before starting work, hydraulic pipes and hoses shall be inspected and the stopping devices should be
tested.
Selection and preparation of a suitable working are free from obstructions.
The need to keep the working area free from obstructions, e.g. logs, split wood, etc.
Check on the function of the machine: operate the unit without loading to check whether this unit works
normally (Refer to terms 3. Operation below). If the noises becoming louder and the ram running erratic
indicate there’s excessive air or a shortage of hydraulic oil in tank for you to release vent plug or add
hydraulic fluid.(Refer to Term 5. Maintenance and repair)
Fig. 3
3. Operation
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Plug the power cable and switch on.
(Fig. 3)
Load log between log cradles and on the tank.(Fig.
Move control handles down with both hands until the log
(Fig. 4)
is split.(Fig.
Release any hand to stop the ram extending.
Release both hands to retract the ram for
loading next log.
After log splitting, switch off and unplug the power cable.
Fig. 4
NOTE:
a) After log splitting, switch off and unplug the power cable.
b) Ensure the horizontal distance between splitter and outlet is more than 3m in case of the dust influence.
c) Allow only responsible adults who have read and understood the manual to operate this machine.
d) Be familiar with all controls and proper operation. Know how to stop the machine quickly in the event of an
emergency.
e) Don’t operate the machine while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or medication.
f)
Only a single operator is allowed to load and operate this log splitter. Keep bystanders, helpers, pets and
children a sufficient distance to the machine.
g) Only use your hands to operate the control handles and the switch. Arms, feet, knees, rope, heavy objects
and extension device are not allowed.
h) Never put any part of your body between the extending ram and the wedge.
i)
Don’t step over the splitter when the motor is running.
j)
Always split log along its grain. If across the grain, some types of wood may burst or fly out resulting in
injury.
k) If you experienced problems splitting especially hard wood, don’t keep pushing on the handles. Release
both control handles at once, the ram will return. If keep pushing, the ram will fail to retract. If this occurs,
turn off the motor and on again to continue operation.
l)
If the log is clipped on the wedge, release both hands and unplug the power cable immediately. Knock off
the log with a hammer slightly (not with your hands).
m) Never attempt to split more than one log at a time unless the ram has fully extended and a second log is
needed to complete the separation of the first log. Never attempt to split one log on top of another.
n) Regularly clear the split wood to keep work area tidy for firm footing.
o) Periodically check that all nuts, bolts, screws, hydraulic fittings and hose clamps are tightened.
p) Never operate your splitter on wet, muddy or icy surface. Safe footing is essential in preventing accidents.
q) Never leave the machine unattended with the motor running.
r)
Never use this machine in damp or rainy environment to avoid electric shock or short circuit.
s) Operate log splitter in proper lighting.
t)
Never tamper with the motor to run it at excessive speeds. The maximum motor speed is preset by the
manufacturer and is within safety limits.
u) Switch off and unplug power cable quickly when the machine is out of order. For example: the noises
becoming louder and the ram running erratic indicate there’s excessive air or a shortage of hydraulic oil in
tank for you to release vent bolt or add hydraulic fluid.(Refer to Term 5. Maintenance and repair)
v)
Don’t pull on power supply cable to unplug.
4.
Transportation
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Put in the trunk of your car for a distant transportation.
Hold the towing handle to move about.
NOTE:
a) Never move this machine while the motor is running.
b) Be extra cautious when moving this machine on rugged and rough terrain.
c) Be careful to keep upright, not to be tipped or crashed during transportation
d) Never allow anyone to ride on the machine while moving.
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5. Maintenance and repair
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Refer to the Components drawing and parts list should it become necessary to disassemble the unit for
repair or replacement of parts.
NOTE:
a) Ensure the power cable is unplugged while performing any maintenance and repair.
b) The hydraulic system is preset at the factory. Don’t adjust the valve.
c) Never alter this machine in any manner under any circumstances. Any alteration circumventing the design
capabilities and capacities of this machine could result in serious injury and will void the warranty.
d) Replace all damaged and worn parts immediately with original equipment and manufacturer’s parts
only.
e) Wipe unit with an oiled rag to prevent rust. If the wedge becomes dull or nicked, it can be sharpened.
Wear safety gloves while handling the wedge.
f)
Never check for leaks of hydraulic fluid with your hand. Escaping fluid under pressure can have sufficient
force to penetrate skin causing serious personal injury or even death. Leaks can be detected by passing a
piece of cardboard over the suspected leak and looking for discoloration.
g) Never loosen or remove hydraulic fittings or the cap of hydraulic tank while the log splitter is running.
h) If the motor is overload for a long time, the thermal protector in it which operating temperature is
130°C will disconnect the power of motor. Switch off and unplug the power cable, cool down the motor for
half an hour and it will connect again for continual operation. If not, it’s necessary for you to call your dealer
for customer support.
i)
The troubles of hydraulic system and motor other than described above should only be handled by
qualified specialists.
j)
Periodically check the oil level in the hydraulic reservoir. If there’s a slow or erratic ram running during
operation, it indicates the problem of oil shortage or excessive air in the reservoir. To solve this problem,
please refer to the following Term 5. l).
k) After each season use, check if the hydraulic oil need to change. Generally, this log splitter has oil filter in
the tank, so just change the oil when there’s abnormal louder noise or ram block during operation. To solve
this problem, please refer to the following Term 5. l).
l) Directions: how to changing hydraulic oil, fill the hydraulic reservoir and repel the excessive air in
the reservoir.
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Disconnect the safe guards from the main shield
and take off the cushions from front frame.
Lift the towing handle and keep the tank in vertical
position. (Fig.5)
Disconnect the vent plug and dipstick from the
front cylinder cover. (Fig. 5)
If you want to change the oil, please drain the tank firstly.
Fig. 5
Put the front frame of the unit in some container, raise
the wheels 5cm off the ground on blocks, and drain the
hydraulic tank. (Fig
Fig.. 6)
Fig. 6
Deposit the hydraulic fluid for refilling or change
new hydraulic oil (10W AW hydraulic fluid or Dexron Ⅲ
automatic transmission fluid).
Refill the tank at least the range marked on the
dipstick. If the tank permits, more oil added will do
good to the hydraulic system for better operation.
After refilling, insert and tighten the dipstick.
Start the motor and operate the log splitter fully
extended for several times to repel out the air in the
reservoir.
When make sure the oil level is OK and no excessive air
in the tank, insert and tighten the vent plug.
Note: The hydraulic tank is shipped with 10W AW hydraulic fluid. If it is difficult to obtain, Dexron Ⅲ
automatic transmission fluid can be substituted. You must drain the system. Don’t mix Dextron and 10W
hydraulic fluid. Use only clean oil and take care to prevent dirt from entering the hydraulic reservoir.
6. Storage
NOTE:
a) Store this unit switched off and unplugged.
b) Allow machine to cool 5 minutes after every use before storing.
c) Protect power supply cable from heat, sunshine, aggressive liquids and sharp edges.
d) Store unit in a clean, dry area. Don’t store it unprotected outdoors, next to corrosive materials or in damp
environment.
e) Store this splitter where children can’t start it.
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GUARANTEE
IMPORTANT
Please do not return this product without first
calling the Customer Service number below:
0870 888 1008
Thank you for purchasing this product, which has been made to demanding high quality
standards and is guaranteed for domestic use against manufacturing faults for a period of
12 months from the date of purchase.
This guarantee does not affect your statutory rights. If your product fails due to a defect in
material or workmanship during this period, please return it to the place of purchase.
Normal wear and tear is not covered under the guarantee.
Any guarantee is invalid if the product has been misused or subject to neglect or an
attempted repair other than by our own service centre.
Due to continuous product improvement, we reserve the right to change the product
specification without prior notice.
After Sales Customer Service:
Telephone: 0870 888 1008
Please retain for future reference.
Colours and contents may vary.
Waste electrical products should not be disposed of with household waste. Please recycle
where facilities exist. Check with your Local Authority or retailer for recycling advice.
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