Raychem FreezGard Crank Case Installation Manual

Raychem FreezGard Crank Case Installation Manual
FreezGard
SELF-REGULATING CRANKCASE HEATER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
DESCRIPTION
FreezGard crankcase heaters are intended for professional
installation on refrigeration compressors up to 5 horsepower and
40 inches or less in circumference.
MODELS AVAILABLE
CCH-1C
For use with 120 Vac power supply
CCH-2C
For use with 208 – 277 Vac power supply
ADDITIONAL MATERIALS REQUIRED
UL Listed or CSA Certified junction box and appropriate
connection accessories.
GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
• FreezGard heaters are intended for use on refrigeration
compressors. For any other applications, call Pentair Thermal
Management for assistance.
• FreezGard heaters may be used only on metal hermetic
compressors up to 40 inches in circumference.
APPROVALS
• Never use on any compressor that may exceed 150°F.
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• Do not use an extension cord to power the crankcase heater.
• Electrical connections must be in accordance with the National
Electrical Code and must be protected from rain and other water.
• Prior to installing the heater, clean the compressor surface and
inspect for and remove any sharp surfaces that may damage the
heater.
• FreezGard cables must be installed by professional HVAC or
refrigeration technicians or equivalent.
• Ground-fault circuit breakers such as the Square D QO-EPD,
QOB-EPD, or equivalent, with a 30-mA trip level, should be
used. For technical assistance or availability, call Pentair
Thermal Management at (800) 545-6258.
WARNING:
FIRE AND SHOCK HAZARD: This heater is an electrical device
that must be installed correctly to ensure proper operation and to
prevent shock or fire. Read these important warnings and carefully
follow all the installation instructions.
THERMAL BUILDING SOLUTIONS
• To minimize the danger of fire from sustained electrical arcing
if the crankcase heater is damaged or improperly installed,
ground-fault equipment protection must be used on each
branch circuit supplying power to the crankcase heater. Arcing
may not be stopped by conventional circuit breakers.
• Do not damage the heating cable, strap, or electrical lead wires.
Remove any damaged cables from service immediately.
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• Leave these Installation Instructions with the user for future
reference.
• If you have any questions about how to use or install this
crankcase heater, please call Pentair Thermal Management at
(800) 545-6258.
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• Disconnect all electrical power to the unit. Slip heater around
the compressor casing and position close to the bottom.
• Feed adjusting strap through ratchet end and hand
tighten to secure heater to casing.
CAUTION: Do not use excessive force or strap may break.
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• Connect black wires to power and neutral, and the green
wire to ground.
WWW.PENTAIRTHERMAL.COM
NORTH AMERICA
EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA
ASIA PACIFIC
LATIN AMERICA
Tel:+1.800.545.6258
Fax:+1.800.527.5703
Tel:+1.650.216.1526
Fax:+1.650.474.7711
thermal.info@pentair.com
Tel:+32.16.213.511
Fax:+32.16.213.603
thermal.info@pentair.com
Tel:+86.21.2412.1688
Fax:+86.21.5426.2917
cn.thermal.info@pentair.com
Tel:+1.713.868.4800
Fax:+1.713.868.2333
thermal.info@pentair.com
Pentair and FreezGard are owned by Pentair or its global affiliates. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Pentair reserves the
right to change specifications without prior notice.
© 1997-2016 Pentair.
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