Alarm Release Type B and C Instruction Manual

Alarm Release Type B and C Instruction Manual
Alarm Release Type B and C Instruction Manual
SPECIFICATION
Input Power :
Type B: 115VAC or 230VAC
Type C: 115VAC or 230VAC
Frequency :
50Hz or 60Hz
Release Push:
12.8 lbs ( 5.8 kgs)
* Must install with UL approved fusible links.
* Type A, B and C should only be used with U.S. Gear hand chain and crank units.
* Per NFPA72, 2007 edition paragraph 6.16.6.4 “Magnetic door holders that allow doors to close upon
loss of operating power shall not be required to have a secondary power source.” This alarm release
does NOT require battery back up.
WARNING
1. CAUTION: Review all installation instructions, procedures, cautions and warnings contained within
this manual prior to installing and/or servicing this product. As with all releasing device systems,
maximum fire protection is provided when installed in accordance with factory specifications and
used with fuse link systems.
2. DO NOT install this unit without fuse links.
3. Installation and testing to factory specifications shall be performed by factory authorized personnel
for proper operation in accordance with all of the latest National fire Protection Association (NFPA),
Underwriters Laboratories (UL), National electrical Code (NEC), local, state, county, district and/or
other applicable building and fire standards, guidelines, regulations and codes including, but not
limited to, all appendices and amendments and the requirements of the local authority having
jurisdiction (AHJ).
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4. To be performed by factory authorized personnel only.
5. Clear fire door opening and prohibit all traffic through door opening during testing of system!
* Installation Tip: Test this unit before installing onto a fire door system. Test and learn the release
mechanism before connecting to a fire door.
INSTRUCTION & DRAWING
For Model FHC and FHK:
Replace fusible link release with alarm release box. Loosen screws and legs.
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Use the included screws, legs and brackets to mount the alarm release. See drawing below for
reference.
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Warnings and Operation.
Wire connections.
Pull cable to close
fire door.
Fusible Link Connection
Consult NFPA -80
and the authority
having jurisdiction for
location(s) and method.
Must remove cotter pin after fusible
link connection and installation.
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For Model FHCM and FHKM:
Replace fusible link release with alarm release box. Loosen screws and legs.
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Use the included screws and brackets to mount the alarm release. See drawing below for reference.
Warnings and Operation.
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Wire connections.
Pull cable to close
fire door.
Fusible Link Connection
Consult NFPA -80
and the authority
having jurisdiction for
location(s) and method.
Must remove cotter pin after fusible
link connection and installation.
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1. ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS – All models
Installation of all wiring and connections shall be performed in accordance with, but not limited to,
the latest NFPA, U.L. and N.E.C. standards. In addition, all installations subject to Canadian
standards shall be performed in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, with respect to
wiring material, wiring gauge related to power capacity requirements and circuit length and wiring
methods.
2. Verify voltage rating of release device to power source being utilized.
3. Connect fusible link and fire door system to release box.
4. Connect power and alarm connection to the unit.
RESETING
1. Make sure power and alarm connection is normal.
2. Verify the solenoid is holding.
3. Connect fusible links to the fire door system.
Note: If the power or the alarm is not normal, solenoid will not hold. Hence the release rod will not stay
in the slot.
Warning: Must perform drop-test after installation.
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WIRING DIAGRAM
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MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING
Disconnect power supply before servicing.
Check the following items at the intervals listed:
EVERY
CHECK LIST DESCRIPTION
EVERY
EVERY
3 MONTHS 6 MONTHS 12 MONTHS
Fasteners
Check & tighten as required
Drop-test
Inspect door, drop-test for
proper operation and full closure
per NFPA-80
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v Inspect and service whenever a malfunction either door or release device is observed or
suspected.
v Before servicing, always disconnect power supply to the release device.
v Replace fuses only with those of the same type and rating.
v All replacement parts must be obtained from the door manufacturer per NFPA -80.
Testing of the “AR” release device is independent of, and shall in no way be interpreted as an
alternative method of, testing of the fire alarm system, and/or any other system component
employed on the fire door or counter fire door installation. TESTING SHALL BE PERFORMED
AND WITHNESSED FOR PROPER OPERATION.
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