Quadra-Fire SRV7000-451 Owner`s manual

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MT VERNON PELLET INSERT
ADVANCED ENERGY (AE)
Owner’s Manual
Installation and Operation
Tested and
Listed by
Portland
Oregon USA
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OMNI-Test Laboratories, Inc.
Models:
MTVERNINSAE-MBK
MTVERNINSAE-PMH
MTVERNINSAE-CSB
MTVERNINSAE-CWL
NOTICE
• Important operating and • Read, understand and • Leave this manual with
follow these instrucparty responsible for use
maintenance instructions
for
safe
installaand operation.
tions included.
tion and operation.
WARNING
Please read this entire manual
before installation and use of this
pellet fuel-burning room heater.
Failure to follow these instructions
could result in property damage,
bodily injury or even death.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this
or any other appliance.
• Do not overfire - If any external part starts to
glow, you are overfiring. Reduce feed rate.
Overfiring will void your warranty.
• Comply with all minimum clearances to combustibles as specified. Failure to comply may
cause house fire.
WARNING
HOT SURFACES!
Glass and other surfaces are
hot during operation AND
cool down.
Hot glass will cause burns.
• Do not touch glass until it is cooled
• NEVER allow children to touch glass
• Keep children away
• CAREFULLY SUPERVISE children in same room as
fireplace.
• Alert children and adults to hazards of high
temperatures.
High temperatures may ignite clothing or other
flammable materials.
• Keep clothing, furniture, draperies and other flammable
materials away.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Tested and approved for wood pellets, shelled field
corn, wheat and black oil sunflower seeds. Burning
of any other type of fuel voids your warranty.
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DO NOT DISCARD THIS MANUAL
Check building codes prior to installation.
• Installation MUST comply with local, regional, state and national
codes and regulations.
• Consult local building, fire officials or authorities having jurisdiction about restrictions, installation inspection, and permits.
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Hearth & Home Technologies welcomes you to our tradition
of excellence! In choosing a Quadra-Fire appliance, you
have our assurance of commitment to quality, durability, and
performance.
our stoves, inserts and fireplaces. And yet we are old-fashioned when it comes to craftsmanship. Each unit is meticulously fabricated and surfaces are hand-finished for lasting
beauty and enjoyment. Our pledge to quality is completed
as each model undergoes a quality control inspection.
This commitment begins with our research of the market,
including ‘Voice of the Customer’ contacts, ensuring we
make products that will satisfy your needs. Our Research
and Development facility then employs the world’s most
advanced technology to achieve the optimum operation of
We wish you and your family many years of enjoyment in
the warmth and comfort of your hearth appliance.
Thank you for choosing Quadra-Fire.
NOTE: Consult insurance carrier, local building inspector, fire
officials or authorities having jurisdiction over restrictions,
installation inspection and permits.
LABEL LOCATION: On Beaded Chain on e behind Right Side Panel
CAUTION:
HOT WHILE IN OPERATION DO NOT TOUCH, KEEP CHILDREN, CLOTHING AND FURNITURE AWAY. CONTACT MAY CAUSE SKIN
BURNS. SEE NAMEPLATE AND INSTRUCTIONS. Operate this unit with fuel hopper lid closed. Failure to do so may
result in emissions products’ combustion from the hopper under certain conditions. Maintain hopper seal in
good condition. Do not overfill hopper.
CHAUD LORS DE L'OPÉRATION. NE PAS TOUCHER. GARDEZ LES ENFANTS ET LES VÊTEMENTS LOIN DE L'ESPACE
DÉSIGNÉ DE L'INSTALLATION. LE CONTACT PEUT CAUSER DES BRÛLURES À LA PEAU. VOIR L'ÉTIQUETTE ET LES
INSTRUCTIONS. Opérez cet appareil avec le couvercle de la trémie fermé. Le défaut de ne pas suivre les instructions peut résulter,
sous certaines conditions, en une combustion des émissions des produits venant de la trémie. Ne pas remplir la trémie trop pleine.
ATTENTION:
SERIAL NO. / NUMÉRO DU SÉRIE
SAFETY LABEL / ÉTIQUETTE DE SÉCURITÉ
007002
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Tested and
Listed by
Portland
Oregon USA
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Report / Rapport
#061-S-69-6
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Mt. Vernon Pellet Insert AE
OMNI-Test Laboratories, Inc.
Listed Solid Fuel Room Heater/Pellet Type Insert. Also suitable for Mobile Home Appareil de chauffage inséré de combustible solide/de type de boulettes. Accepté dans
Installation. This appliance has been tested and listed for use in Manufactured l'installation dans les maisons mobiles. Cet appareil a été testé et enregistré pour l'usage
Homes in accordance with OAR 814-23-9000 through 814-23-909.
dans les Maisons Mobiles en accord avec OAR 814-23-9000 jusqu'à 814-23-909.
Tested to: ASTM E1509-04, ULC S628-93, ULC/ORD-C1482-M1990
Room Heating Pellet Burning Type, (UM) 84-HUD FOR USE ONLY WITH
PELLETIZED WOOD. SEE OWNER’S MANUAL FOR OTHER FUEL OPTIONS.
Input Rating: 60,000 BTU/HR.
Electrical Rating: 115 VAC, 60 Hz, Start 5 Amps, Run 1.25 AMPS.
Route power cord away from unit. Do not route cord under or in front of
appliance.
DANGER: Risk of electrical shock. Disconnect power supply before
servicing.
Replace glass only with 5mm ceramic available from your dealer.
To start, set thermostat above room temperature, the stove will light
automatically. To shutdown, set thermostat to below room temperature.
For further instruction refer to owner's manual.
Keep viewing and ash removal doors tightly closed during operation.
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Testé à: ASTM #1509-04, ULC S628-93, ULC/ORD-C1482-M1990 Room Heating. Pellet
Burning Type, UM) 84-HUD POUR USAGE AVEC LES BOULETTES DE BOIS. VOIR LE
MANUAL DU PROPRIÉTAIRE POUR D’AUTRES OPTIONS DE CARBURANT.
Puissance de Rendement: 60,000 BTU/HR
Puissance Électrique: 115 VAC, 60 Hz, Début 5 Amps, Courir 1.25 Amps,
Éloignez le fil électrique de l'appareil. Ne pas faire passer le fil électrique au dessus ou en dessous
de l'appareil.
DANGER: Il y a risque de décharge électrique. Déconnectez le fil électrique de la prise de contact
avant le service. Remplacez la vitre seulement avec une vitre céramique de 5 mm disponible
chez votre fournisseur.
Pour allumer, monter la température du thermostat au dessus de la température de la pièce, le
poêle s'allumera automatiquement. Pour éteindre, descendre la température du thermostat en
dessous de la température de la pièce. Pour des instructions supplémentaires, référez vous au
manuel du propriétaire. Gardez la porte d'ouverture et la porte des cendres fermées
hermétiquement durant l'opération.
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MINIMUM CLEARANCES TO COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS
AS A BUILT-IN UNIT
A
B
C
SIDE WALL
MUR LATÉRAL
D
E
Top of Hopper
Side of Outside Skin
Back of Hopper
Top/Rear Vent
Top/Rear Vent
Top Vent
Rear Vent
Vent Pipe to Combustible Top/Rear Vent
Cast Side to Side Wall Top/Rear Vent
3 in. (76mm)
2 in. (51mm)
7.5 in. (191mm)
2.75 in. (70mm)
3 in. (76mm)
6 in (152mm)
S
Garniture
de façade
MANTEL MANTEAU
See manual for mantel clearances.
Face Trim
B
C
A
E
Test Lab &
Report No.
ESPACES LIBRES MINIMUM DES MATÉRIAUX COMBUSTIBLES:
C
D
B
B
C
E
0 in. Clearance To Exposed Section and Face Trim / Espace libre
de 0 mm de la section exposée et de la garniture du devant.
A Des Conduits Du Haut/Arrières:
B Des Conduits Du Haut/Arrières:
C Des Conduits Du Haut:
Arrières
D Des Conduits Arrières/Du Haut
E Côté de Fonte au Mur Latéral:
3 in. (76mm)
2 in. (51mm)
2.75 in. (70mm)
7.5 in. (191mm)
3 in. (76mm)
6 in. (152mm)
Masonry or Zero Clearance Dégagement de la maçonnerie ou Dégagement zéro*
6 in.
0 in.
0 in.
6 in.
6 in.
152mm
0mm
0mm
152mm
152mm
de l’ouverture de la porte
DO NOT REMOVE THIS LABEL
2009
Fabriqué par:
Model Name
COMME APPAREIL INSÉRÉ
A
A Insert side to combustible / Insérez le côté au mur combustible latéral
B Insert top to face trim / Insérez le dessus de la garniture de façade
C Insert side to face trim / Insérez le côté de la garniture de façade
D Hearth extension from door opening / Prolongement d’âtre depuis l’ouverture de la porte devant
E Hearth extension from side of door opening / Prolongement d’âtre depuis le côté
D
Manufactured by:
E
Serial Number
2010
2011
JAN
FEB
NE PAS ENLEVER L'ÉTIQUETTE
MAR
APR
MAY
JUNE
JULY
AUG
SEPT
OCT
NOV
DEC
Mfg Dates
1445 Highway North, Colville, WA 99114
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Safety Alert Key:
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DANGER! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided will result in death or serious injury.
WARNING! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided could result in death or serious injury.
CAUTION! Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.
NOTICE: Indicates practices which may cause damage to the appliance or to property.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Section 1: Listing and Code Approvals
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
Appliance Certifications ......................4
Mobile Home Approved ......................4
Glass Specifications ............................4
Electrical Rating ..................................4
BTU & Efficiency Specifications ..........4
Section 7: Appliance Set-Up
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
Section 2: Getting Started
A. Design, Installation & Location
Considerations ....................................5
B. Wall Control Thermostat .....................6
C. Tools & Supplies Needed ...................6
D. Pre-Check List ....................................6
Section 8: Operating Instructions
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
F.
G.
H.
Section 3: Dimensions & Clearances
A. Appliance Dimensions ........................7
B. Clearances to Combustibles
As A Built-In Rear & Vertical ...............8-9
C. Clearances to Combustibles,
Masonry & Zero Clearance Fireplace ..9
D. Floor Protection ..................................9
E. Minimum Opening for Masonry
& Zero Clearance Fireplace ...............9
F. Mantel Projections ..............................9
G. Removing Metal Floor of Factory
Built Fireplace .....................................10
H. Prefabricated Metal Chimney ..............11
I. Altering the Factory-Built Firepalce .....11
Section 4: Vent Information
A. Venting Termination Minimum
Requirements .....................................12
B. Avoiding Smoke and Odors ................13
C. Negative Pressure ..............................14
D. Draft ....................................................14
E. Chimney & Exhaust Connections .......15
F. Equivalent Feet of Pipe.......................15
G. Pipe Selection Chart ...........................16
I.
J.
K.
L.
M.
Fire Safety ...........................................25
Combustion/Non-Combustion Material . 25
Fuel Size, Material & Storage .............25-26
General Operation Information ...........26
Before Your First Fire .........................27
Filling the Hopper................................27
Starting Your First Fire........................27
Fire Characteristics & Flame
Height Adjustment ..............................27
Battery Back-Up System ....................28
Clear Space ........................................28
Ignition Cycles ....................................29-30
Quick Start Quide ...............................31-32
Frequently Asked Questions...............33
Section 9: Troubleshooting ............................34
Section 10: Maintaining & Servicing Appliance
A. Proper Shutdown Procedure ...............35
B. Quick Reference Maintenance Chart .... 35
C. General Maintenance & Cleaning .......35-39
D. High Ash Fuel Content Maintenance ..40
E. Baffle Removal ....................................40
F. Glass Replacement .............................41
G. Convection Blower Replacement ........41-42
Section 11: Reference Material
A.
B.
C.
D.
G.
H.
Section 5: Venting Systems
A. Full Reline with Outside Air, Horiztontal .17
B. Full Reline with Outside Air, Vertical ...... 18
Section 6: Mobile Home Installation ............19
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Leveling System .................................20
Outside Air Kit .....................................20
Hearth Support for ZC Fireplace .........21
Removal of Cast Sides .......................21
Panel & Cast Trim Set ........................22
Panel & Trim Set, Basic ......................22
Log Set Placement ..............................23
Wall Control Thermostat ......................24
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Component Functions.........................43-44
Component Locations .........................45
Exploded Views ..................................46-47
Service Parts & Accessories...............48-53
Warranty Policy...................................54-55
Contact Information ............................56
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Listing and Code Approvals
E. BTU & Efficiency Specifications
A. Appliance Certification
MODEL:
Mt. Vernon Pellet Insert AE
Emissions Rating: EPA Compliant
LABORATORY:
OMNI Test Laboratories, Inc
*BTU Output:
14,620 - 60,200 / hr
REPORT NO.
061-S-69-6
Efficiency:
81.4% - 83.6%
TYPE:
Solid Fuel Room Heater/Pellet Type
Insert
Heating Capacity:
2,400 - 3,800 square feet depending on climate zone
STANDARD:
ASTM E1509-04, ULC S628-93 and
ULC/ORD-C1482-M1990 Room Heater
Pellet Fuel Burning Type and (UM) 84HUD, Mobile Home Approved
Hopper Capacity:
56 lbs
Fuel:
Pellets, Shelled Field Corn, Wheat
and Black Sunflower Seeds
Complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) this device may not
cause harmful interference, and (2) this
device must accept any interference
received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Shipping Weight:
425 lbs.
FCC
B. Mobile Home Approved
This appliance is approved for mobile home installations
when not installed in a sleeping room and when an outside
combustion air inlet is used.
The structural integrity of the mobile home floor, ceiling, and
walls must be maintained.
The appliance must be properly grounded to the frame of
the mobile home and use only Listed pellet vent Class “L”
or “PL” connector pipe.
A Quadra-Fire Outside Air Kit must be installed in a mobile
home installation. You must order the Outside Air Kit separately.
Note: The appliance is also approved for installation
into a shop.
*BTU output will vary, depending on the brand of fuel you
use in your appliance. Consult your Quadra-Fire dealer
for best results.
WARNING! Risk of Fire! Hearth & Home Technologies disclaims any responsibility for, and the warranty and agency
listing will be voided by the above actions.
DO NOT:
• Install or operate damaged appliance
• Modify appliance
• Install other than as instructed by Hearth & Home
Technologies
• Operate the appliance without fully assembling all
components
• Overfire
• Install any component not approved by Hearth &
Home Technologies
• Install parts or components not Listed or approved.
Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or
maintenance can cause injury or property damage.
For assistance or additional information, consult a qualified
installer, service agency or your dealer.
C. Glass Specifications
This appliance is equipped with 5mm ceramic glass. Replace
glass only with 5mm ceramic glass. Please contact your
dealer for replacement glass.
NOTE: This installation must conform with local codes. In
the absence of local codes you must comply with the ASTM
E1509-04, ULC S628-93, ULC/ORD-C-1482-M1990 and
(UM) 84-HUD.
NOTICE: Hearth & Home Technologies, manufacturer
of this appliance, reserves the right to alter its products, their specifications and/or price without notice.
Quadra-Fire is a registered trademark
of Hearth & Home Technologies.
D. Electrical Rating
115 VAC, 60 Hz, Start 5 Amps, Run 1.25 Amps
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Getting Started
A. Design, Installation & Location Considerations
1. Appliance Location
NOTICE: Check building codes prior to installation.
• Installation MUST comply with local, regional, state and
national codes and regulations.
•
Consult insurance carrier, local building inspector, fire
officials or authorities having jurisdiction over restrictions,
installation inspection and permits.
It is a good idea to plan your installation on paper, using exact
measurements for clearances and floor protection, before
actually beginning the installation. Location of the appliance
and chimney will affect performance.
Consideration must be given to:
• Safety, convenience, traffic flow
• Placement of the chimney and chimney connector and to
minimize the use of chimney offsets.
• Place the appliance where there will be a clear passage
for a Listed chimney through the ceiling and roof (vertical)
or through exterior wall (horizontal).
• Installing the required outside air kit will affect the location
of the vent termination.
When locating vent and venting termination, the ideal location is to vent above roof line when possible. This minimizes
the affects of wind loading.
Recommended Location:
• Above peak
Since pellet exhaust can contain ash, soot or sparks, you
must consider the location of:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Windows
Air Intakes
Air Conditioner
Overhang, soffits, porch roofs, adjacent walls
Landscaping, vegetation
Horizontal or vertical vent termination
2. Floor Support
The supporting floor under the appliance must be able
to handle the weight of the appliance, fuel load and the
weight of the chimney.
Ensure that your floor will suport these weights prior to installation. Add sufficient additional support to meet this
weight requirment prior to installation. The weight of the
appliance is 425 lbs.
WARNING! Risk of Fire Damaged parts could impair safe
operation. Do NOT install damaged, incomplete or substitute
components.
CAUTION! If burning shelled field corn, you must use approved venting specifically designed for corn to prevent
corrosion or degradation. Follow the instructions from the
venting manufacturer.
Recommended Location:
• Above peak
• Inside heated space
Marginal Location:
• Wind loading possible
Marginal Location:
• Below peak
Location NOT recommended:
• Not the highest point of the roof
• Wind loading possible
Recommended:
• Insulated exterior chase
in cooler climates
Location NOT recommended:
• Too close to tree
• Below adjacent structure
• Lower roof line
• Avoid outside wall
Windward
Leeward
Recommended:
Outside Air Intake
on windward side
Multi-level Roofs
NOT recommended:
Outside Air Intake
on leeward side
Figure 5.1
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B. Thermostat Wall Control Location
E. Pre-Use Check List
The thermostat wall control’s location will have some affect
on the appliance’s operation.
1.
• Maximum wire length from appliance is 100 feet (30.48m)
continuous unspliced wire. Recommended 20 gauge wire,
solid copper .
Place the appliance in a location near the
final installation area and follow the procedures below:
2.
Open the appliance and remove all the parts
and articles packed inside the Component
Pack.
• When located close to the appliance, it may require a
slightly higher temperature setting to keep the rest of the
house comfortable.
Inspect all the parts and glass for shipping
damage. Contact your dealer if any irregularities are noticed.
• When located in an adjacent room or on a different floor
level, you will notice higher temperatures near the appliance.
CAUTION! The wall control is an integral part of the appliance. No other wall control or thermostat can be substituted.
C. Tools And Supplies Needed
Tools and building supplies normally required
for installation, unless installing into an existing
masonry fireplace:
Reciprocating Saw
Safety Glasses
Channel Locks
Framing Square
Hammer
Electric Drill & Bits (1/4”)
Phillips Screwdriver
1/4” Self-Tapping Screws
Tape Measure
Plumb Line
May also need:
Level
Vent Support Straps
Framing Material
Venting Paint
Hi-temp Caulking Material
Gloves
D. Inspect Appliance and Components
Remove rubber band from ash pan installed for
shipping purposes only.
3.
All safety warnings have been read and followed.
4.
This Owner’s Manual has been read.
5.
Floor protection requirements have been met.
6.
Venting is properly installed.
7.
The proper clearances from the appliance and
chimney to combustible materials have been
met.
8.
The masonry chimney is inspected by a professional and is clean, or the factory built metal
chimney is installed according to the manufacturer’s instructions and clearances.
9.
The chimney meets the required minimum
height.
10.
All labels have been removed from the glass
door.
11.
Plated surfaces have been wiped clean, if
applicable.
12.
Wall Control Thermostat has been installed.
13.
A power outlet is available nearby.
14.
A good quality surge protectory is highly recommended to protect the electronics.
WARNING! Risk of Fire! Damaged parts could impair safe
operation. Do NOT install damaged, incomplete or substitute
components.
•
Open the appliance and remove all the parts and articles
packed inside the Component Pack. Inspect all the parts
and glass for shipping damage.
•
Report to your dealer any parts damaged in shipment.
•
All labels have been removed from the glass door.
•
Plated surfaces have been wiped clean with a soft cloth,
if applicable.
•
Read all the instructions before starting the installation.
Follow these instructions carefully during the
installation to ensure maximum safety and benefit.
•
Follow pipe manufacturer instructions for installation
and air clearance requirments.
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WARNING
Hearth & Home Technologies disclaims any
responsibility for, and the warranty will be
voided by, the following actions:
• Installation and use of any damaged appliance.
• Modification of the appliance.
• Installation other than as instructed by Hearth & Home
Technologies.
• Installation and/or use of any component part not
approved by Hearth & Home Technologies.
• Operating appliance without fully assembling all
components.
• Operating appliance without legs attached (if supplied
with unit).
• Do NOT Overfire
Or any such action that may cause a fire hazard.
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Dimensions and Clearances
A. Appliance Dimensions
32 in. (812mm)
23-7/8 in.
8-1/8 in.
(606mm)
(206mm)
15 in.
(382mm)
CL
2-3/8 in.
(59mm)
29-3/4 in.
(756mm)
23-7/8 in.
(605mm)
13-1/8 in.
(333mm)
26-1/4 in.
(667mm)
28-1/8 in.
(714mm)
Figure 7.1 - Top View
Figure 7.2 - Side View
36-5/8 in.
(929mm)
33 in.
(838mm)
34-7/8 in.
(886mm)
46-1/8 in.
(1171mm)
50 in. (1270mm)
Figure 7.3 - Front View with Basic Surround Panel Set
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B. Clearance To Combustibles, UL and ULC
Built-in Unit - Rear Vent
A
D
C
B
B
C
E
0 inch Clearance To Exposed Section And Face Trim
Figure 8.1
Location
Configuration
Inches
Millimeters
A
Top of Hopper
Top or Rent Vent
3
76
B
Side of Outside Skin
Top or Rear Vent
2
51
C
Back of Hopper
Top Vent
7-1/2
191
Rear Vent
2-3/4
70
D
Vent Pipe to Combustible
Top or Rear Vent
3
76
E
Cast Side to Side Wall
Top or Rear Vent
6
152
Built-in Unit - Rear Vent with Outside Air
WARNING
Fire Risk.
Comply with all minimum
clearances to combustibles as
specified.
Failure to comply may cause
house fire.
Top/Rear Vent
3 in. (76mm)
6 in
(152mm)
Back of Hopper
2.75 in. (70mm)
Outside Air
NOTE:
• Illustrations reflect typical installations
and are FOR DESIGN PURPOSES
ONLY.
• Illustrations/diagrams are not drawn to
scale.
• Actual installation may vary due to
individual design preference.
Figure 8.2
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E. Minimum Opening for Masonry and Zero
Clearance Fireplaces
Built-In Vertical
H
G
3.0 in
(76mm)
F
I
3.0 in
(76mm)
Figure 9.3
7.5 in
(191mm)
Use two 45 degree elbows to
clear heat shield and hopper.
Location
Inches
Millimeters
F
Rear Width
24
610
G
Depth
15
381
H
Height
23-7/8
606
I
Front Width
34
864
Figure 9.1
C. Masonry and Zero Clearance Fireplaces
F. Mantel Projections
Side Wall
J
Face
Trim
Mantel
K
B
A
C
E
D
Figure 9.2
Location
Inches Millimeters
A
Insert side to combustible side wall
6
152
B
Insert top to max. 2-1/4 inch face trim
0
0
C
Insert side to max. 2-1/4 inch face trim
0
0
Figure 9.4
D. Floor Protection
Location
Inches
Millimeters
D
Floor protection hearth extension from
door opening
6
152
E
Floor protection to the side of door
opening
6
152
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The maximum mantel depth (J) is 12 inches (305mm) with
a minimum vertical height (K) of 12 inches (305mm).
However if your mantel has a depth of 10 inches (254mm)
then the vertical minimum height is 10 inches (254mm).
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G. Removing Metal Floor of Factory-Built Firebox
•
•
•
The firebrick (refractory), glass doors, screen rails, screen
mesh and log grates can be removed from a factory-built
firebox in order to gain minimum insert opening requirements.
Any smoke shelves, shields and baffles may be removed
from a factory-built firebox if attached with mechanical fasteners.
Use 2 x 4 from insert
packaging to support insert
The metal floor of the factory-built firebox may be removed
to facilitate the installation of the insert only when a 1/4
inch (6mm) airspace is provided between the insert and
the floor of outer wrap.
The following is only one example as there are many different models of factory-built fireplaces.
Figure 10.3. If the floor is made of thin metal,
we recommend using the 2 x 4 from the insert
packaging to support the insert. The 2 x 4
may need to be cut to the appropriate size.
Starter hole
Keep sharp edge of
metal floor away from
power cord
Mark area of
floor to cut
Figure 10.1. Measure and mark the metal
floor for cutting. With a drill, make a starter
hole in each corner.
Figure 10.4. Place the insert into the factory-built firebox. Ensure that the power
cord can not be damaged by the sharp metal
edge. You may need to cut out a notch to
accomodate the cord.
Leveling Leg
Figure 10.2. Using a saws-all, cut out the
floor.
Figure 10.5. Ensure that the leveling leg is
positioned over the 2 x 4 before leveling the
insert.
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H. Prefabricated Metal Chimney
I. Altering the Factory-Built Fireplace
The chimney can be new or existing, masonry or prefabricated
and must meet the following minimum requirements:
•
• Must be minimum 6 inch (152mm) inside diameter of
high temperature chimney listed to UL 103 HT (2100oF)
or ULC-S628.
The fireplace must not be altered, except for the
exceptions listed below. Do not removal the bricks and
mortar from the existing fireplace.
The following modifications are permissible:
•
•
•
•
•
•
• Must use components required by the manufacturer for
installation.
• Must maintain clearances required by the manufacturer
for installation.
Removal of damper or locked in open position
Removal of smoke shelf or baffle
Removal of ember catches
Removel of fire grate
Removal of view screen/curtain
Removal of doors
• Refer to manufacturers instructions for installation
•
•This insert is listed to UL 1482 Standard and is approved
for installation into listed factory-built zero clearance fireplaces listed to UL 127 conforming to the following specifications and instructions:
External trim pieces which do not affect the operation
of the fireplace may be removed providing they can be
stored on or within the fireplace for reassembly if the insert
is removed.
•
The permanent metal warning label provided must be
attached to the back of the fireplace, with screws or
nails, stating that the fireplace may have been altered to
accommodate the insert, and must be returned to original
condition for use as a conventional fireplace. Figure
11.1
•
If the hearth extension is lower than the fireplace opening,
the portion of the insert extending onto the hearth must
be supported.
•The liner must be securely attached to the insert flue collar
and the chimney top.
•
Manufacturer designed adjustable support kit can be
ordered from your dealer.
•The air flow of the factory-built zero-clearance fireplace
system must not be altered. The flue liner top support
attachment must not reduce the air flow for the existing
air-cooled chimney system.
•
Final approval of this installation type is contingent upon
the authority having jurisdiction.
•The original factory-built clearance fireplace chimney
cap must be re-installed after installing the approved
chimney liner meeting type UL 103 HT requirements
(2100°F) per UL 1777.
•If the chimney is not listed as meeting HT requirements,
or if the factory built fireplace was tested prior to 1998, a
full height listed chimney liner must be installed from the
appliance flue collar to the chimney top.
•No dilution air is allowed to enter the chimney.
1. Secure the fireplace damper in the open position. If
this cannot be accomplished, it will be necessary to
remove the damper
2. Seal damper area of chimney around chimney
connector with a high temperature sealant or seal
insert against the face of the fireplace.
3. Both methods must be removable and replaceable
for cleaning and re-installation.
NOTE: Refer to chimney liner manufacturer for recommendations on supporting the liner. Installation into
fireplaces without a permit will void the listing
WARNING! Risk of Fire!
Follow venting manufacturer’s clearances and instructions
when installing venting system.
NOTICE: In Canada when using a factory-built chimney it must be safety listed, Type UL103 HT (2100oF)
[1149oC] CLASS “A” or conforming to CAN/ULCS629M, STANDARD FOR 650oC FACTORY-BUILT
CHIMNEYS.
WARNING
THIS FIREPLACE MAY HAVE BEEN ALTERED
TO ACCOMMODATE AN INSERT. IT MUST BE
RETURNED TO ITS ORIGINAL CONDITION
BEFORE USE AS A SOLID FUEL BURNING
FIREPLACE.
250-2061
250-2061
Figure 11.1
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Vent Information
A. Venting Termination Minimum Requirements
V
N
V
N
Inside Corner
Electrical
Service
N
V
N
V
G
V
A
D
O
V
L
P
C
V B
FIXED
CLOSED
V
F
FIXED
CLOSED
OPEN
V
B
OPEN
G
M
V
V
V Termination Cap
I
A
B
B
Figure 12.1
H
E
X Air Supply Inlet
V
X
J or K
G Gas Meter
Restricted Area
All minimum clearances are listed with an Outside Air Kit (OAK) installed, unless otherwise noted in table below.
A
12 in.
Above Finish Grade (the grade surface
must be a non-combustible material
24 in.
Above grass, top of plants, wood or any other combustible
B
12 in.
48 in. no OAK
Open door or window: below or to the side
12 in.
36 in. no OAK
Clearance from any forced air intake of other appliance
B
12 in.
Open door or window: above
12 in.
Clearance horizontally from combustible wall
C
6 in.
Permanently closed window: above, below
or to the side
15 in.
Vented directly through a wall, minimum length of
horizontal pipe
D
18 in.
36 in. no OAK
Vertical clearance to a ventilated soffit
located above the terminal within a horizontal distance of 2 ft from the center-line
of the terminal
6 in. horizontal
12 in. vertical
Minimum horizontal or vertical terminations must
protrude from wall
NOTICE:
E
12 in.
Clearance to unventilated soffit
Do NOT Terminate Vent:
F
12 in.
Clearance to outside corner
•
G
12 in.
Clearance to inside corner
In any location that will allow flue gases or soot from entering or staining the building.
H
36 in.
Above gas meter/regulator measured from
horizontal center-line of regulator
•
In any location which could create a nuisance or hazard.
I
36 in. USA
72 in. Canada
Clearance to service regulator vent outlet
•
J
12 in.
48 in. no OAK
Clearance to non-mechanical air supply
inlet to the building or the combustions air
inlet to any other appliance
In any enclosed or semi-enclosed area such as a carport,
garage, attic, crawl space, under a sun deck or porch,
narrow walkway.
•
K
10 ft horizontal
3 ft vertical
Clearance to mechanical air supply
Closely fenced area, or any location that can build up
a concentration of fumes such as a stairwell, covered
breezeway, etc.
L
7 ft.
Above paved sidewalk, paved driveway
located on public property
M
12 in.
Under an open veranda, porch, deck or
balcony
N
See Note
below*
Electric service: above, below or to the
side (location must not obstruct or interfere
with access)
O
24 in.
Adjacent building, fences and protruding
parts of the structure
P
12 in.
Clearance above roof line for vertical
terminations
NOTICE:
Termination must exhaust above air inlet elevation.
*NOTE: Consult local building, fire officials or authorities having jurisdiction. Local codes or regulations may require different clearances.
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•
It is recommended that at least 60 inches (1524mm) of
vertical pipe be installed when appliance is vented directly
through a wall. This will create a natural draft, which will
help prevent the possibility of smoke or odor venting into
the home during a power outage.
•
It will also keep exhaust from causing a nuisance or hazard
by exposing people or shrubs to high temperatures.
•
The safest and preferred venting method is to extend the
vent vertically through the roof or above the roof.
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B. Avoiding Smoke and Odors
Vent Configurations
To reduce probability of reverse drafting during shut-down
conditions Hearth & Home Technologies strongly recommends:
Negative Pressure, Shut-Down and Electrical Power
Failure
To reduce the probability of back-drafting or burn-back in
the pellet appliance during power failure or shut down conditions, it must be able to draft naturally without exhaust
blower operation.
Negative pressure in the house will resist this natural draft
if not accounted for in the pellet appliance installation.
Heat rises in the house and leaks out at upper levels. This
air must be replaced with cold air from outdoors which
flows into lower levels of the house.
Vents and chimneys into basements and lower levels of the
house can become the conduit for air supply and reverse
under these conditions.
Outside Air
An outside air kit is recommend in all installations. The
Outside Air Kit must be ordered seperately.
Per national building codes, consideration must be given
to combustion air supply to all combustion appliances.
Failure to supply adequate combustion air for all appliance demands may lead to backdrafting of those and other
appliances.
•
Installing the pellet vent with a minimum vertical run
of 5 feet (1.52m). Preferably terminating above the
roof line.
•
Installing the outside air kit at least 4 feet (1.22m)
below the vent termination.
To prevent soot damage to exterior walls of the house and
to prevent re-entry of soot or ash into the house:
•
Maintain specified clearances to windows, doors and
air inlets, including air conditioners.
•
Vents should not be placed below ventilated soffits.
Run the vent above the roof.
•
Avoid venting into alcove locations.
•
Vents should not terminate under overhangs, decks
or onto covered porches.
•
Maintain minimum clearance of 12 inches (305mm)
from the vent termination to the exterior wall. If you
see deposits developing on the wall, you may need
to extend this distance to accommodate your installation conditions.
When the appliance is roof vented (strongly recommended):
The air intake is best located on the exterior wall oriented towards the prevailing wind direction during the
heating season.
When the appliance is side-wall vented:
The air intake is best located on the same exterior wall
as the exhaust vent outlet and located lower on the wall
than the exhaust vent outlet.
The outside air supply kit can supply most of the demands
of the pellet appliance, but consideration must be given to
the total house demand.
House demand may consume the air needed for the appliance. It may be necessary to add additional ventilation to
the space in which the pellet appliance is located.
Consult with your local HVAC professional to determine the
ventilation demands for your house.
CAUTION
• DO NOT CONNECT THIS UNIT TO A CHIMNEY FLUE
SERVICING ANOTHER APPLIANCE.
• DO NOT CONNECT TO ANY AIR DISTRIBUTION DUCT
OR SYSTEM.
Optional Battery Back-Up
Hearth & Home Technologies supplies an optional battery
back-up system that operates the appliance during power
failure conditions to prevent smoking. In shutdown mode,
the battery back-up will not prevent smoking. See Section
8 for details.
Hearth & Home Technologies assumes no responsibility for,
nor does the warranty extend to, smoke damage caused
by reverse drafting of pellet appliances under shut down or
power failure conditions.
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C. Negative Pressure
D. Draft
WARNING! Risk of Asphyxiation! Negative pressure can
cause spillage of combustion fumes and soot.
Draft is the pressure difference needed to vent an appliance successfully. When an appliance is drafting successfully, all combustion byproducts are exiting the home
through the chimney.
Negative pressure results from the imbalance of air available
for the appliance to operate properly. It can be strongest in
lower levels of the house.
Causes include:
Install through the warm airspace enclosed by the building
envelope. This helps to produce more draft, especially during lighting and die-down of the fire.
•
Exhaust fans (kitchen, bath, etc.)
Considerations for successful draft include:
•
Range hoods
•
Combustion air requirements for furnaces, water heaters
and other combustion appliances
•
•
•
Clothes dryers
•
Location of return-air vents to furnace or air conditioning
•
Imbalances of the HVAC air handling system
•
Upper level air leaks such as:
- Recessed lighting
Preventing negative pressure
Location of appliance and chimney
NOTICE: Hearth & Home Technologies assumes no
responsibility for the improper performance of the chimney
system caused by:
• Inadequate draft due to environmental conditions
• Downdrafts
• Tight sealing construction of the structure
• Mechanical exhausting devices
- Attic hatch
- Duct leaks
To minimize the effects of negative air pressure:
•
Install the outside air kit with the intake facing prevailing
winds during the heating season
•
Ensure adequate outdoor air for all combustion appliances
and exhaust equipment
•
Ensure furnace and air conditioning return vents are not
located in the immediate vicinity of the appliance
•
Avoid installing the appliance near doors, walkways or
small isolated spaces
•
Recessed lighting should be a “sealed can” design
•
Attic hatches weather stripped or sealed
•
Attic mounted duct work and air handler joints and seams
taped or sealed
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E. Chimney and Exhaust Connection
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE!
1. Chimney & Connector: Use 3 or 4 inch (76-102mm)
• Only LISTED venting components may be used.
diameter type "L" or "PL" venting system. It can be vented
vertically or horizontally.
• NO OTHER vent components may be used.
• Substitute or damaged vent components may impair
safe operation.
2. Mobile Home: Approved for all Listed pellet vent. If using
the 3 inch (76mm) vertical Top Vent Adapter Kit or the 3
to 6 inch (76-152mm) Top Vent Offset Adapter, use Listed
double wall flue connector. A Quadra-Fire Outside Air Kit
must be used with manufactured home installations.
WARNING
3. Residential: The 3 inch (76mm) vertical Top Vent Adapter
Kit and the 3 to 6 inch (76-152mm) Top Vent Offset Adapter
are tested to use 24 gauge single wall flue connector or
Listed double wall flue connector to Class A Listed metal
chimneys, or masonry chimneys meeting International
Residential Code standards for solid fuel appliances.
4. INSTALL VENT AT CLEARANCES SPECIFIED BY THE
VENT MANUFACTURER.
Vent surfaces get HOT, can cause burns
if touched. Non-combustible shielding or
guards may be required.
WARNING! RISK OF INJURY OR PROPERTY
DAMAGE!
•
least 3 screws. Also secure all connector pipe joints with
at least 3 screws through each joint.
Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or
maintenance can cause injury or property damage.
•
6. DO NOT INSTALL A FLUE DAMPER IN THE EXHAUST
VENTING SYSTEM OF THIS UNIT.
Refer to the owner’s information manual provided with this
appliance.
•
For assistance or additional information consult a qualified
installer, service agency or your dealer.
5. Secure exhaust venting system to the appliance with at
7. DO NOT CONNECT THIS UNIT TO A CHIMNEY FLUE
SERVING ANOTHER APPLIANCE.
NOTE: All pipe must be welded seam pipe whenever
possible. Seal pipe joints with high temperature silicone
(500°F [260°C] minimum rated only).
NOTE: If burning shelled field corn, you must use
approved venting specifically designed for corn. Follow
the instructions from the venting manufacturer.
F. Equivalent Feet of Pipe
The table below can help you calculate the equivalent feet
of pipe which is a method used to determine pellet vent size.
Figure 15.1.
Example of 3 Elbow-Rear Vent Termination Calculation
2 ft.
Pellet Venting
Component
# of
Elbows
90o Elbow or Tee
3
Feet of Multiplied
Pipe
By
45o Elbow
3 ft.
Equivalent
Feet
Equivalent Feet
Components
X
5
15
X
3
Horizontal Pipe
7
X
1
7
Vertical Pipe
2
X
0.5
1
Total Equivalent Feet
2 ft.
23
Note: This is a generic example and is not
intended to represent any specific fuel type.
2 ft.
Figure 15.1
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G. Pipe Selection Chart
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE!
The chart will help you in determining proper venting size
according to the equivalent feet of pipe calculated previously
and the altitude above sea level of this installation.
Figure 16.1.
Do NOT pack insulation or other combustibles between
firestops.
• ALWAYS maintain specified clearances around venting
and firestop systems.
a. Locate the calculated equivalent feet of pipe on the vertical left side of the chart.
• Install firestops as specified.
Failure to keep insulation or other material away from vent
pipe may cause fire.
b. Move to the right horizontally on the chart until you reach
your altitude above sea level.
c. If you fall below the diagonal line, 3 or 4 inch (76 to
102mm) pipe may be used.
d. If it is anywhere above the diagonal line, a 4 inch (102mm)
diameter pipe is required.
NOTICE:
•
A 90° elbow is 5 times as restrictive to the flow of exhaust
gases under positive pressure as 1 foot (305mm) of horizontal pipe.
•
A foot of horizontal pipe is twice as restrictive as a foot of
vertical pipe.
30
4 in. (102mm) Diameter Pipe Only
Example 1
20
Equivalent Pipe
Length In Feet
Example 2
10
3 in. or 4 in. (76mm or 102mm) Diameter Pipe
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
ALTITUDE IN THOUSANDS OF FEET
Figure 16.1
Example 1: If the equivalent length of pipe is 23 feet (.58m) with altitude of 8,000 feet (203m) you must use 4 inch (102mm) diameter type
“L” or “PL” vent.
Example 2: If the equivalent length of pipe is 12 feet (.30m) with altitude
of 6,000 feet (152m) you may use 3 or 4 inch (76 to 102mm) diameter
type “L” or “PL” vent.
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Venting Systems
A. Full Reline With Outside Air - Horizontal
WARNING
Fire Risk.
Inspection of Chimney:
• Masonry chimney must be in good condition.
• Meets minimum standard of NFPA 211
• Factory-built chimney must be a minimum 6 inch
(152mm) UL103 HT.
CAUTION
Never draw outside combustion air from:
• Wall, floor or ceiling cavity
• Enclosed space such as an attic or garage
NOTE; Use metal plate around
exhaust vent pipe and seal all
edges with non-flammable insulation such as fiberglass, mineral
wool or ceramic.
Do not use high temperature
caulking materials to seal any
edge to prevent furture serviceability.
Outside Air through Rear
Wall (Horizontal)
Figure 17.1
NOTE:
In Canada, where passage through a wall or partition of
combustible construction is desired, the installation shall
conform to CAN/CSA-B365.
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NOTE:
• Illustrations reflect typical installations and are FOR
DESIGN PURPOSES ONLY.
• Illustrations/diagrams are not drawn to scale.
• Actual installation may vary due to individual design
preference.
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B. Full Reline With Outside Air - Vertical
NOTE: Check clearances carefully for this type of installation to ensure adequate room for outside air venting.
NOTE: In Canada only a full reline is allowed per ULC
S628, ORD ULC C1482-M1990.
305mm min.
above
305mm min.
below
NOTE; Use metal plate around
exhaust vent pipe and seal all
edges with non-flammable insulation such as fiberglass, mineral
wool or ceramic.
Outside Air
Termination
at
Chimney Top
(Vertical)
Do not use high temperature caulking materials to seal any edge to
prevent furture serviceability.
Figure 18.1
NOTE: In Canada this fireplace insert must be installed
with a continous chimney liner a 6 inch (152mm) in diameter extending from the fireplace insert to the top of the
chimney. The chimney liner must conform to the Class
3 requirments of CAN/ULC-S635, Standard for Lining
Systems for Extising Masonry or Factory-Built Chimneys
and Vents, or CAN/ULC-S640, Standard for Lining Systems for New Masonry Chimneys.
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CAUTION
Check building codes prior to installation.
• Installation MUST comply with local, regional, state and
national codes and regulations.
• Consult local building, fire officials or authorities having
jurisdiction about restrictions, installation inspection, and
permits.
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Mobile Home
You must use a Quadra-Fire Outside Air Kit
for installation in a mobile home.
1.
2.
3.
An outside air inlet must be provided for the combustion
air and must remain clear of leaves, debris, ice and/or
snow. It must be unrestricted while the appliance is
in use to prevent room air starvation which causes
smoke spillage. Smoke spillage can also set off smoke
alarms.
CAUTION
THE STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY OF THE MOBILE HOME
FLOOR, WALL AND CEILING/ROOF MUST BE MAINTAINED
Do NOT cut through:
• Floor joist, wall, studs or ceiling trusses.
• Any supporting material that would affect the structural
integrity.
The combustion air duct system must be made of metal.
It must permit zero clearance to combustible construction and prevent material from dropping into the inlet or
into the area beneath the dwelling and contain a rodent
screen.
Spark Arrestor Cap
The appliance must be secured to the mobile home
structure by bolting it to the floor (using lag bolts).
Use the same holes that secured the appliance to the
shipping pallet.
4.
The appliance must be grounded with #8 solid copper
grounding wire or equivalent, terminated at each end
with an NEC approved grounding device.
5.
Refer to Clearances to Combustibles and floor protection requirements on pages 8 & 9 for listings to
combustibles and appropriate chimney systems.
6.
Use silicone to create an effective vapor barrier at
the location where the chimney or other component
penetrates to the the exterior of the structure.
7.
Follow the chimney manufacturer’s instructions when
installing the vent system for use in a mobile home.
8.
Installation shall be in accordance with the Manufacturers Home & Safety Standard (HUD) CFR 3280, Part
24.
Storm Collar
Roof Flashing
Joist Shield/Firestop
Approved Class L
or PL Pellet Vent
Figure 19.1
WARNING
NEVER INSTALL IN A SLEEPING ROOM.
CAUTION
Never draw outside combustion air from:
• Wall, floor or ceiling cavity
• Enclosed space such as an attic or garage
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Appliance Set-Up
A. Leveling System
B. Outside Air Kit Instructions
The leveling bolts are located on the sides of the appliance,
front and rear. To access the bolts, remove the front access
panels. Reach in and turn the bolt to the desired height to
level the appliance.
Included in Kit: 2 wire ties, 1 collar assembly,
1 termination cap assembly, 1 trim ring, fasteners.
NOTE: 3 INCH (76mm) ALUMINUM FLEX PIPE NOT
INCLUDED.
Tools Needed: Phillips head screw driver; wire cutters;
hole saw or jig saw.
1. Measure distance from floor to air vent opening in appliance and mark location on wall.
2. Use saw to cut opening in wall. Cut a 3-1/2 to 4 inch
(89-102mm) opening on inside wall and a 4 to 4-1/2
inch (102-114mm) opening on outside of house.
3. Use wire ties to secure flex pipe to collar assembly.
4. Slide trim ring over flex pipe and run pipe through wall.
5. Attach flex pipe (not included) to outside termination
cap with second wire tie.
6. Secure termination cap to outside surface.
7. Secure trim ring to interior wall.
CAUTION
Leveling Bolts - 2 on each side
Figure 20.1
Never draw outside combustion air from:
• Wall, floor or ceiling cavity
• Enclosed space such as an attic or garage
Collar
Wire Ties
3 inch Aluminum Flex
Pipe (not included)
Trim Ring
Termination Cap
Figure 20.2
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C. Hearth Support
Included in Kit: (1) bottom, (1) trim front, (2) trim sides, (2)
trim extensions
7. Place the assembled hearth support under the insert.
Lower the leveling bolts if necessary to keep the insert
level.
Tools Needed: Phillips head screw driver, measuring tape,
gloves
8. Open the door and attach the hearth support to the insert.
There are 9 attachment holes. Figure 21.3.
1. Remove contents from box and lay on protective surface
to avoid scratching the paint.
2. Lay front and sides face down. Bend the tabs down
toward the inside. Figure 21.1.
9 attachment holes - 3 on
each side and 3 in the front
3. The side pieces are shipped flat. It is must easier to flex
the sides into a bowed position before installing.
4. Lay the cast bottom face up. Attach the 2 sides FIRST and
then the front piece. Figure 21.2.
5. Turn the cast bottom right side up and attach the panel
extensions. Note the alignment hole.
6. Attach the appropriate footers depending on the panels
& trim set you are installing. The footers come in 2 sizes,
3 and 5 inches. Discard the footers not used.
Figure 21.3
D. Removal of Cast Sides
You will need to remove the cast sides in order to install
the panel and trim set.
1. There is a latch on the back side of the cast side in the
middle of the top opening of the cast side as indicated
in Figure 21.4.
Bend tabs down. Shipped
flat from the factory.
2. Place your fingers inside the opening and squeeze
the latch. The side can now be pulled toward you and
removed. Place on a protective surface so as not to
damage the finish.
3. To replace the side, set the bottom in first. Squeeze the
latch in an open position. Place the cast side into position and then release the latch. The latch hooks onto a
bracket to hold the side in place.
Figure 21.1
3 inch
high Set
Location of Latch
for Removing
Cast Sides
Attach Trim to Insert from
inside Insert.
5 inch
high Set
Lower the leveling
bolts if necessary to
keep the insert level
when installing the
Hearth Support.
3 in
Basic
Cast
5 in
Install Front Trim Last,
Corner Overlap Side
Trim Pieces
Figure 21.2
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Attach Trim to Base
from underneath
Figure 21.4 - Shown with Cast Panel Set
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F. Panel & Trim Set, Basic
E. Panel and Trim Set - Cast
Included in Panel Kit: (2) side panels, left and right; (1)
panel top; (1) fastener package.
Included in Panel & Trim Kit: (2) corner brackets and set
screws; (1) trim set, 3 piece; (2) side panels; (1) top panel;
(4) screws.
Included in Cast Trim Kit: (2) cast trim legs, left and right; (1)
cast trim header; (2) cast trim footers, left and right; (1) fastener
package.
Tools Needed: Powered Phillips head screw driver
Tools Needed: Powered Phillips head screw driver
1. Remove contents from box being careful not to scratch or
damage the cast trim pieces.
2. Lay the panel set face down on protective covering to prevent
scratching the painted surface.
3. Secure the panel legs to top panel with the screws
provided.
4. Now bend the tabs down toward the backside of the panel
set, 5 on top and 2 on each leg. Leave the panel set face
down. Figure 22.1.
1. Secure the top panel to the panel sides with the
screws provided. Figure 22.3.
2. Assemble the trim with the (2) corner brackets
provided. Figure 22.4.
3. Remove the 2 cast sides and slide the assembled
trim over the assembled panel set. See Figure 21.4
on page 21.
4.
Carefully slide panel and trim over the top of the insert
into place matching the mounting holes on the panel
with the mounting holes on the insert. Secure with
screws provided. Figure 22.5.
5. Place the corresponding cast trim pieces ( 2 cast trim legs
and 1 cast trim header) underneath the panel set, also face
down.
6. Place washer provided over tab and secure the trim and panel
together with screw. Continue for all tabs.
Back of Top Panel
Screws
7. Secure cast footers with screws.
8. Remove both left and right cast sides from insert. See Figure
21.4 page 21.
Back of Side Panel
9. Slide panel and trim over the top of the insert into place
matching the mounting tabs on the panel with the slots on
the insert.
2. Bend tabs down
Figure 22.3
1. Screw panels
together
1. Screw panels
together
2. Bend tabs
down
Figure 22.4
3. Install Cast Trim Header
Figure 22.1
Shown with trim installed on panel set
Figure 22.2- Completed View
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G. Optional Log Set Placement Instructions
2 PIECE LOG SET INSTALLATION
1. Place the left log as shown. There are 2 indentations in
the bottom of the log to fit over the screw heads in the
firebox. Figures 23.1 and 23.2.
2. Place the right log in front of the 2 screw heads in the
firebox. Figures 23.3 & 23.4.
Right Log
CAUTION
Logs are FRAGILE. Use extreme care when handling or
cleaning logs.
Log rests in front of screws
Figure 23.3
Left Log
Log fits over screws
Figure 23.1
Figure 23.4
Log has indentations on the
bottom to fit over the screw heads.
NOTICE:
Due to the abrasive nature of a pellet appliance fire, the
logs are not covered under warranty. Any placement variation other than shown here can cause excessive heat
and shall void the appliance warranty.
Figure 23.2
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H. Wall Control Thermostat Installation
1.
When mounting the wall control thermostat on the wall,
be sure to follow your wall control’s installation instructions carefully.
12 volt Power Inlet (for
optional battery back-up)
NOTE: The wall control thermostat should be
mounted on an inside wall and not in direct line
with the appliance convection air.
Houshold Power Inlet
NOTE: If the wall control thermostat is located too
close to the appliance, you may need to set the
temperature setting slightly higher to maintain the
desired temperature in your home.
2.
There is a 5 screw terminal block located on the back
lower left corner of the appliance directly above the
power cord inlet.
Green Wire
White Wire
Red Wire
Thermostat Wires in Center 3 Screws
The center 3 screws are for the wall control thermostat
wires and the 2 outer screws are mounting screw and
should not have wires attached to them.
The thermostat wires are color coded. The green wire
is on the top, the white in the middle and the red on the
bottom. Figure 24.1.
There are colored dots corresponding with the same
colored wire on the right side which are easily seen by
the installer. If by chance it is put in upside down the
dots will be on the left side and will not be visible.
CAUTION
Shock hazard.
• Do NOT remove grounding prong from plug.
• Plug directly into properly grounded 3 prong
receptacle.
• Route cord away from appliance.
• Do NOT route cord under or in front of appliance.
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Operating Instructions
Fuel Material
• Made from sawdust or wood by-products
• Shelled field corn & other biomass fuels
• Depending on the source material it may have a high or
low ash content.
WARNING
Fire Risk.
•
Do not operate appliance before reading
and understanding operating instructions.
•
Failure to operate appliance properly may
cause a house fire.
Higher Ash Content Material
• Hardwoods with a high mineral content
• Fuel that contains bark
• Standard grade pellets, high ash pellets, corn and other
biomass fuels
A. Fire Safety
To provide reasonable fire safety, the following should be
given serious consideration:
• Install at least one smoke detector and CO monitor on each
floor of your home.
Lower Ash Content Material
• Softwoods
• Fuels with low mineral content
• Premium grade pellets
• Conveniently locate a Class A fire extinguisher to contend
with small fires.
Shelled Field Corn
• Must be 15% or less moisture content.
• Must be clean and free from debris
• Never burn corn straight from the field
• Stalk parts, excessive fines and cob remnants, etc. will
clog the auger mechanism
• Corn with excessive grain dust must be screened by sifting
with 3/16 inch (4.7mm) mesh screening
•
CAUTION! Do not burn fuel that contains an additive;
• Locate detectors away from the heating appliance and close
to the sleeping areas.
• Follow the detector’s manufacturer’s placement and
installation instructions and maintain regularly.
In the event of a hopper fire:
(such as soybean oil).
• Evacute the house immediately.
• Notify fire department.
• May cause hopper fires
• Damage to product may result
B. Combustible/Non-Combustible Materials
•
•
•
Combustible Material
Material made of or surfaced with wood, compressed
paper, plant fibers, plastics, or any material capable
of igniting and burning, whether flame-proofed or not,
plastered or unplastered.
Non-combustible Material
Material which will not ignite and burn. Such materials are
those consisting entirely of steel, iron, brick, tile, slate,
glass or plasters, or any combination thereof.
Non-combustible Sealant Material
Sealants which will not ignite and burn: Rutland, Inc.
Fireplace Mortar #63, Rutland 76R, Nuflex 304, GE
RTV106 or GE RTB116 (or equivalent).
C. Fuel Material and Fuel Storage
Read the ingredients list on the package. If you are buying
corn or wheat the only ingredient that should be listed is
corn or wheat.
WARNING! Risk of Chemical Poisoning!
Do NOT burn treated seed corn
• Chemical pesticides are harmful or fatal if swallowed
• Burning treated seed corn will void your warranty
Clinkers
Minerals and other non-combustible materials such as sand
will turn into a hard, glass-like substance called a clinker when
heated in the firepot.
Trees from different areas will vary in mineral content. That
is why some fuels produce more clinkers than others.
Moisture
Pellet fuel quality can greatly fluctuate. This appliance has
been designed to burn a wide variety of fuels, giving you
the choice to use the fuel that is most economical in your
region.
Always burn dry fuel. Burning fuel with high moisture content
takes heat from the fuel and tends to cool the appliance,
robbing heat from your home. Damp pellet fuel can clog the
feed system.
Hearth & Home Techonologies strongly recommends only
using Pellet Fuel Institute (PFI) certified fuel.
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Size
• Pellets are either 1/4 inch or 5/16 inch (6-8mm) in diameter
• Length should be no more that 1-1/2 inches (38mm)
• Pellet lengths can vary from lot to lot from the same
manufacturer
• Due to length variations, the flame height (feed rate)
may need adjusting occasionally. See page 27 for
instructions..
D. General Operating Information
Read and understand the Thermostat
Wall Control manual for detailed operating
instructions. The wall control is an intregal
part of how to operate this appliance.
1. Thermostat Wall Control - Automatic Setting
Performance
• Higher ash content requires the ash drawer to be emptied
more frequently
• Hardwoods require more air to burn properly
• Set wall control to “Utility Pellet” if the firepot and ash pan
are filling quickly. This will cause the auto-clean system to
empty the firepot more often.
• Premium wood pellets produce the highest heat output.
• Burning pellets longer than 1-1/2 inches (38mm) can cause
an inconsistent fuel feed rate and/or missed ignitions.
The appliance is like most modern furnaces; when the
thermostat wall control calls for heat, your appliance will
automatically light and deliver heat.
When the room is up to temperature and the wall control is
satisfied the appliance will shut down.
In the automatic setting the heat output level is controlled by
the wall control. Select “Automatic” on the AUTO/MANUAL
screen. Figure 26.1.
We recommend that you buy fuel in multi-ton lots whenever
possible. However, we do recommend trying various brands
before purchasing multi-ton lots to ensure your satisfaction.
Automatic
Manual
Off
CAUTION! Tested and approved for wood pellets, shelled
field corn, wheat and black oil sunflower seeds. Burning of
any other type of fuel voids your warranty.
Figure 26.1
Changing to Different Fuel Type
2. Thermostat Wall Control - Manual Setting
• Empty the hopper of the previous fuel
• Thoroughly vacuum hopper before filling with the new
fuel
• Select the appropriate setting on the FUEL SELECTION
screen on the thermostat wall control
When you select “Manual” on the AUTO/MANUAL screen the
appliance will still automatically turn on and off according to
the temperature setting.
The burn rate, BTU content and heat output will all vary
depending on the fuel selected.
However, you will be able to manually control the heat output
levels. Adjust the heat output levels by using the HEAT
OUTPUT LEVEL screen. Figure 26.2.
Storage
• Wood pellets should be left in their original sealed bag
until using to prevent moisture absorption.
Medium
• Shelled corn, wheat or sunflower seeds should be stored
in a tight container to prevent it from absorbing moisture
from damp or wet floors.
• This will also prevent rodents from becoming a problem.
• Do not store any pellet fuel within the clearance
requirements or in an area that would hinder routine
cleaning and maintenance.
CAUTION
Tested and approved for wood pellets, shelled field
corn, wheat and black oil sunflower seeds. Burning
of any other type of fuel voids your warranty.
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Figure 26.2
3. Auto-Clean Firepot System
Your appliance is equipped with an automatic firepot cleaning
system that will change the frequency of cleaning based on
the fuel being burned.
The auto-clean system will clean itself immediately on initial
plug in. If there is a power outage, as soon as power is
restored it will recycle and clean itself if there is no fire in the
firepot.
NOTE: User is responsible for removing the ash from the
ash drawer.
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E. Before Your First Fire
2. Comfort Level Selection
•
First, make sure your appliance has been properly installed
and that all safety requirements have been met.
Once your fuel is selected, select the temperature at the desired
setting on the SET COMFORT LEVEL screen. Figure 27.2.
•
Pay particular attention to the fire protection, venting and
thermostat wall control installation instructions.
•
Double check that the ash pan, hopper and firebox are
empty and then close the firebox door.
NOTICE: The tip of thermocouple must be in contact with the
inside end of the thermocouple cover or missed ignitions can
occur.
Figure 27.2
3. Automatic or Manual Setting
F. Filling the Hopper with Fuel
The automatic setting will control the heat output based on
the comfort level selection. The manual setting allows you
to manually control the heat output settings. See page 27,
Ignition Cycles.
•
Check the hopper and make sure it is empty before filling
with fuel.
•
Open the cast top hopper lid.
•
Do not over fill the hopper. The hopper lid must be completely closed to maintain proper vacuum and for the feed
motor to operate. An error ICON will appear on the wall
control if the hopper lid is not properly closed.
NOTE: See the Wall Control Thermostat manual for
detailed instructions.
•
Do not leave any part of the fuel bag on the appliance after
filling hopper.
G. Fire Characteristics and Flame Height
(Feed Rate) Adjustment
G. Starting Your First Fire
A properly adjusted fire will have an active flame pattern and
the flame will rise and fall somewhat. This is normal.
1. Fuel Selection
To start your first fire, you must:
• Select the appropriate fuel on the FUEL SELECTION screen
on the thermostat wall control to match the fuel you have
chosen to burn.
• If the proper fuel is not selected your appliance will not
operate properly.
•
On HIGH setting, the flame will extend approximately 8
inches (203mm) out of the firepot. If it is not 8 inches
(203mm) tall, increase the flame height.
•
On MEDIUM or LOW setting the flame will be shorter.
•
Reduce the flame height if the fire has tall flames with
black tails and seems somewhat lazy. This may also
indicate that the firepot and/or heat exchanger needs to
be cleaned. Refer to Section 10 for Maintenance and
Cleaning Instructions.
• For example, if you have selected wood pellets and you are
burning corn, the appliance may not light, it may go out or
overfeed. Figure 27.1.
NOTE: If you are lighting your appliance for the first time:
•
•
The feed tube will be empty and it can take some time to fill
it with fuel before you will see a fire
Put a handful of fuel in the firepot (priming) to speed up the
process. You can also do this when you have run completely out of fuel.
Adjusting the Flame Height (Feed Rate)
• Set your appliance to “MANUAL” mode on the wall control.
•
Set the heat output level to HIGH.
•
Adjust the flame height using the “FLAME HEIGHT ADJUST” screen on the wall control. Figure 27.3.
FUEL SELECTION
Corn
Utility Pellet
Softwood Pellet
Sunflower Seeds
Wheat
Hardwood Pellet
DONE
SELECT
Figure 27.3
Figure 27.1
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Wall Control Display
I. Battery Back-up System (Optional)
The wall control will display the battery icon when operating in
the battery back-up mode. Figure 28.2
CAUTION!
• Hook up to battery terminals BEFORE you plug battery
into appliance.
“Maint Burn” will display when
the thermostat has reached the
set room temperature and will
run on low until it reaches its
auto-clean cycle time.
• Damage to internal electronic components may occur.
The appliance has been designed to operate on an optional
battery back-up system.
If you have frequent power outages in your region, hook
the appliance up to a 12 volt battery and it will automatically
switch to battery power in the event of a power failure. The
12 volt power cord, sold as a separate accessory, does not
charge the battery.
MAINT BURN
73
WARNING! Risk of Injury!
• Blowers may continue to run and would be exposed to
human contact.
MENU
12:30 PM
Set at: 73
HEAT OUTPUT
Battery icon.
Operating on Battery Back-Up
Figure 28.2
• A battery icon appears on your wall control to let you
know you are now operating on battery power. Figure
28.2.
• The fire must be manually lit as the appliance will no
longer automatically light. Follow the instructions in the
Wall Control Manual.
• Use only approved fire starting gel to start the fire.
• The high burn rate is no longer available on battery
back-up.
• Each level drops down one level, i.e the high burn becomes medium-high burn and so on.
• If the battery charge falls below 10 volt it can no longer
sustain the appliance operation and the appliance will
shut down. Figure 28.1. You must disconnect and reconnect the battery to start it up again.
Recommended Battery
• 12 volt deep cycle battery, (i.e., marine or RV type).
• A 12 volt battery cable is available through your local
dealer.
J. Clear Space
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE! Do NOT place combustible
objects in front of the appliance. High temperatures may
ignite clothing, furniture or draperies. Maintain a minimum
clearance of 3 feet (914mm) in front of appliance.
Mantel: Avoid placing candles and other heat-sensitive
objects on mantel or hearth. Heat may damage these
objects.
NOTICE: Clearances may only be reduced by means approved by the regulatory authority having jurisdiction.
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE! Keep combustible materials,
gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids clear of
appliance.
• Do NOT store flammable materials in the appliance’s
vicinity.
DO NOT USE GASOLINE, LANTERN FUEL, KEROSENE,
CHARCOAL LIGHTER FLUID OR SIMILAR LIQUIDS TO
START OR “FRESHEN UP” A FIRE IN THIS HEATER.
• DO NOT BURN GARBAGE OR FLAMMABLE FLUIDS SUCH
AS GASOLINE, NAPHTHA OR ENGINE OIL.
• DO NOT USE CHEMICALS OF FLUIDS TO START THE
FIRE.
13 Volts
12 Volts
11 Volts
Battery
Below
10 Volts
Keep all such liquids well away from the heater while it is in
use as combustible materials may ignite.
Figure 28.1
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2. Soft Start Cycle (SS-Low / SS-Med)
K. Ignition Cycles
Once the fire is lit:
The appliance engine is controlled by the digital thermostat
wall control. The digital display on the wall control will tell
you what your appliance is doing in the upper left corner
(System Status). Figure 29.1.
• More fuel will be added
• As the fire builds, the appliance will change to medium
soft-start mode
System Status
• The heating cycle begins
12:30 PM
READY
• The appliance moves into the low soft-start cycle as it
continues to build the fire
Set at: 73
73
3. Heating Cycle ( Auto / Man - L, ML, M, MH, H)
MENU
HEAT OUTPUT
There are two choices in the Automatic / Manual menu of
how your appliance will operate:
Figure 29.1
Automatic Mode
Every time the thermostat calls for heat, the appliance steps
through five cycles:
1
Start-Up Cycle
4 Shutdown Cycle
2
Soft-Start Cycle
5 Auto-Clean Cycle
3
Heating Cycle
• The wall control will turn the heat output level up or down
depending on how far the room temperature is from the
desired temperature
• The digital display will read AUTO:M, i.e. automatic-medium level
• As the room temperature approaches the desired temperature, the appliance will turn down to lower settings
The duration and characteristics of these cycles may be different with each type of fuel selected.
• When the home reaches your set temperature, the appliance will go into the shutdown cycle
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE!
Manual Mode
Do NOT operate appliance:
• With appliance door open
• With firepot floor open
• With ash pan removed
• Set the heat output setting from the main screen
• The right bottom button will read HEAT OUTPUT
• You can operate the appliance from any of the 5 levels
• On the lowest level (MAN: L) the appliance will stay on
longer, burn less fuel per hour, and will take longer to
bring the home up to your desired temperature
1. Start-Up Cycle
During this cycle:
• On the highest setting (MAN:H) the appliance will burn
more fuel per hour, and bring your home up to temperature more quickly
• Igniter turns on for 90 seconds to heat up the air in the
firepot
• Combustion blower starts
• Vacuum switch comes on
• Feed motor turns on adding fuel to the firepot and the
appliance waits for the fire to start
The duration of start-up depends on the type and quality
of fuel used. It is normal to see some smoke during the
ignition process as moisture evaporates and the fuel lights.
The smoke will stop once the fire starts.
• In Manual mode the heat output does not change but
will stay at the setting you chose until the comfort level
is reached (meaning the thermostat has been satisfied).
Turn to OFF to stop operation.
4. Shutdown Cycle
Once your home has reached your set temperature:
• Appliance will stop feeding fuel and allow the fire to diminish
• Convection blower will continue to run until the appliance
cools to appropriate temperature
•
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5. Auto-Clean Cycle
The firepot auto-clean system will cycle:
WARNING
• When the appliance is first plugged in
• When the house reaches temperature and the appliance
shuts down
• At prescribed intervals, depending on the type of fuel selected
• When starting up after an electrical interruption
If your appliance is running and the auto-clean cycle is initiated, the appliance will revert to shutdown cycle.
Fire Risk
Do NOT operate appliance:
• With appliance door open.
• With firepot floor open.
Do NOT store fuel:
• Closer than required clearances to combustibles to appliance.
• Within space required for loading or ash
removal.
• The floor of the firepot will open and dump the ash into
the ash pan
• It takes approximately 2 minutes to complete the autoclean cycle
• The floor will then shut, and if the thermostat is still calling for heat, the fire will start again
• During this auto-clean cycle, the convection blower may
continue to run. The combustion blower will continue to
run.
Additional Screen Messages:
READY It is telling you that the home is up to temperature
and doesn’t need any heat.
-----
The screen will show 5 dashes when the wall
control and the control board are NOT communicating with
each other. Check that the wiring on the thermostat is properly connected.
MAINTENANCE BURN This indicates the appliance is
operating on battery backup, prior to the auto-clean. The
maintenance burn will keep the system from shutting down
as the appliance will not automatically re-light in battery
back-up mode.
OFF The AUTO/MANUAL SETTING screen has been set
to OFF. Set the appliance to OFF when performing periodic
maintenance to prevent an unexpected startup.
BLANK SCREEN The ON/OFF switch may be in OFF
position. Turn to ON position.
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H. Quick Start Guide
NOTICE: Any button pressed will turn on the backlight. Wall control will automati-
cally revert back to the starting screen if there is no activity for 15 seconds; except
for the “CONFIRM FUEL CHANGE” screen.
CHOOSING FUEL TYPE
Buttons
Room
Temp
73
MENU
READY
Up
12:30 PM
READY
Set at: 73
Set at: 68
71
Down
HEAT OUTPUT
CHOOSING TEMP UNIT:
°F or °C
12:30 PM
1.
Wall Control for Reference
1.
Fuel Type
MENU
User Settings
Set Comfort Level
Auto/Manual/Off
Set at: 68
2.
MENU
Fuel Type
Highlight “FUEL TYPE” using the “UP/
DOWN” buttons to the right side of the
display. Press “SELECT”.
User Settings
2.
At the starting screen, press “MENU”.
FUEL SELECTION
Softwood Pellet
Sunflower Seeds
Wheat
Hardwood Pellet
MENU
Set Comfort Level
Auto/Manual/Off
Fuel Type
Highlight “AUTO/MANUAL/OFF”.
Press “SELECT”.
3.
Scroll down and highlight “HARDWOOD PELLET” or your fuel type.
4.
Now press “SELECT” to choose new
fuel.
AUTO/MANUAL SETTINGS
Automatic
Manual
Off
3.
Highlight “MANUAL”. Press “SELECT”.
4.
Press “DONE” twice or wait 15 seconds for starting screen to re-appear.
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Highlight “USER SETTINGS” using the
“UP/DOWN” buttons to the right side of
the display. Press “SELECT”.
USER SETTINGS
Temp Units F/C
Flame Height Adjust
Temp Differential
User Settings
2.
At the starting screen, press “MENU”
button once or twice until “MENU”
screen appears.
Set Comfort Level
Auto/Manual/Off
12:30 PM
71
1.
MENU
MENU
TURNING ON APPLIANCE
READY
At the starting screen, press “MENU”
button once or twice until “MENU”
screen appears.
Set at: 68
71
MENU
Function Buttons
12:30 PM
READY
3.
Highlight “TEMP UNITS F/C” using the
“UP/DOWN” buttons to the right side of
the display. Press “SELECT”.
4.
Press the “UP” or “DOWN” button
to set desired temperature unit and
press “SELECT”..
5.
Press “DONE” twice again, or wait 15
seconds for starting screen to re-appear.
CONFIRM FUEL CHANGE
Please empty hopper
of old fuel type and
ensure firebox is clean.
Please refer to
section 8 in manual.
DONE
5.
Press “DONE”
change.
to
confirm
fuel
6.
Press “DONE” twice or wait 15 seconds for starting screen to reappear.
7. Fill the hopper with fuel. If the hopper was completely empty or has run
out of fuel, put approximately 1/2 cup
of pellets into the firepot for a quick
restart.
8. Be sure the hopper lid and glass
door are both closed.
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HOPPER OUT OF FUEL
SETTING HEAT OUTPUT
SETTING COMFORT LEVEL
ERROR LIST
12:30 PM
READY
Set at: 68
71
MENU
1.
MENU
1.
Set temperature must be 3
degrees higher than room
temperature for appliance to
start.
74 ºF
2.
71
HEAT OUTPUT
Press and hold “UP” or “DOWN” button to set desired temperature.
NOTE:
READY
Press “HOLD TEMP”.
12:30 PM
Min Firepot Temp
Set at: 74
Hold
HEAT OUTPUT
At the starting screen, press “HEAT
OUTPUT”.
RETRY
1.
If the appliance has stopped operating, check the wall control screen. If
it is showing “Min Firepot Temp” the
hopper has run out of fuel.
2.
Fill the hopper with fuel and press the
“RETRY” button twice. The first time
turns on the back light, the second
time starts the retry function.
Medium High
2.
Use the “UP” button to change “HEAT
OUTPUT LEVEL” to ”MEDIUM-HIGH”.
3.
Press “DONE” twice or wait 15 seconds
for starting screen to re-appear.
SERVICE
SHUTDOWN
71
SET COMFORT LEVEL
ºF
74
MENU
12:30 PM
Set at: 74
Hold
HEAT OUTPUT
ON HOLD
DONE
3.
3.
RESUME
Press “DONE”.
If the wall control screen changes to
a “SHUTDOWN” screen that means
your appliance has not completed the
full shutdown cycle. Depending on
where it was in the cycle it can take
from one to ten minutes to restart.
When the shutdown cycle is complete
the wall control screen will display
“STARTUP”. Continue to Step 4.
STARTUP
71
MENU
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Set at: 74
Hold
HEAT OUTPUT
4.
If the wall control screen changes to
a “STARTUP” screen after pressing
“RETRY” that means your appliance
has already completed the shutdown
cycle. You must wait until the wall control screen displays the startup screen
and then put 1/2 cup of pellets in the
firepot for a quick restart.
5.
Be sure the hopper lid and glass door
are both closed.
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I. Frequently Asked Questions
ISSUES
SOLUTIONS
1. Metallic noise
1. Noise is caused by metal expanding and contracting as
it heats up and cools down, similar to the sound produced by a furnace or heating duct. This noise does not
affect the operation or longevity of your appliance.
2.
Ash buildup on glass
2. This is normal. Clean the glass.
3.
Glass has turned dirty
3. Excessive build up of ash. The lower burn settings will
produce more ash, the higher burn settings produce
less. The more it burns on low the more frequent cleaning of the glass is required.
4.
Fire has tall flames with black tails and is lazy
4. The flame height adjustment needs to be reduced or
the firepot needs cleaning. Heat exchanger or exhaust
blower needs cleaning.
5.
Excessive smokey start-up
5. Either the firepot is dirty or there is too much fuel at
start-up and not enough air.
6.
Large flame at start-up
6. This is normal. Flame will settle down once the fire is
established. Some smoke is normal.
7.
Mechanical Noise
7. The floor of the firepot in the auto-clean system may
make some noise as it scrapes the ash into the ash
pan.
CAUTION
Odors and vapors released during initial operation.
• Curing of high temperature paint.
• Open windows for air circulation.
Odors may be irritating to sensitive individuals.
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9
Troubleshooting
With proper installation, operation, and maintenance your appliance will provide years of
trouble-free service. If you do experience a problem, this troubleshooting guide will assist a
qualified service person in the diagnosis of a problem and the corrective action to be taken.
This troubleshooting guide can only be used by a qualified service technician.
Possible Cause
Error Message
Corrective Action
Bad wall control or control board
3 wires have loose connections or installed
wrong
Replace wall control or control board
Check connections
Drop tube thermocouple is broken or leads are
reversed
Check connections
Check connections
(TC = Thermocouple)
Firepot thermocouple is broken or leads are
reversed
SNAP DISC TRIPPED
Overheat sensor (snap disc) has tripped
Turn power off to appliance and manually
reset snap disc then turn power back on
Convection blower may need cleaning
Clean convection blower if needed
VACUUM SW ERROR
Vacuum switch is bad
Check connections. Bypass vacuum with
jumper wire, if runs, switch is bad. Replace
switch
Vacuum hose is plugged/disconnected
Check vacuum hose
Combustion blower is blocked/jammed
Remove blockage
BAD TC DROP TUBE
(TC = Thermocouple)
BAD TC FIREPOT
(SW = Switch)
COMB BLOWER JAMMED
Replace thermocouple
Replace thermocouple
Replace blower if necessary
Must unplug appliance to clear error
AUGER JAMMED
Auger jammed, feed motor bad
Pull the feed system and inspect
MISSED IGNITION
Igniter bad or poor harness connection
Check connections, if OK replace igniter
Out of fuel or fuel is bridging in hopper
Break up bridging pellets. Refill hopper
Faulty firepot thermocouple connection has
shorted.
Replace the thermocouple
Press Retry
Out of fuel
Refill hopper
Clear jam and Press Retry
MIN FIREPOT TEMP
Add handful of pellets to firepot to prime it
Press Retry
MAX DROP TUBE TEMP
CONV BLOWER JAMMED
Appliance in over-heat condition
Confirm setting matches burning fuel
Flame height set too high
Adjust flame height
Components may need cleaning
Clean the firebox, heat exchanger, convection blower, firepot and ash pan
Convection blower blocked/jammed
Remove blockage
Replace blower if necessary
Must unplug appliance to clear error
CHECK ASHPAN
SCREEN GOES BLANK
Auto-clean jammed
If ashpan is empty, check for a jam. Use a
screw driver and firmly push in the firepot
floor holes and flex spring and push toward
home to release jam
Auto-clean switch is bad
Replace switch
Linkage has become disconnected
Reconnect linkage
Static discharge or nearby lightning or
Wait 25 seconds and press any key to
refresh the screen.
Electric fast transients at the input mains
Hopper lid not closed all the way
Switch is out of adjustment (auger will not
function)
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Close the lid. If that didn’t work replace the
switch
Adjust or replace switch
Firebox door is not latched properly
Adjust or replace door switch
Out of fuel
Check the fuel level, if OK the switch may be
out, replace switch
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Maintaining & Servicing Your Appliance
A. Proper Shutdown Procedure
Before Servicing Your Appliance
1. Set wall control to OFF on AUTOMATIC / MANUAL SETTING screen. Figure 35.1.
CAUTION! SHOCK AND SMOKE HAZARD!
2. Wall control screen will scroll through the following messages after setting to OFF.
• Shutdown
• Auto-Clean
• Proper Shutdown Procedure must be followed.
• Smoke spillage into room can occur if appliance is not
cool before unplugging appliance.
• Risk of shock if appliance is not turned off before servicing appliance.
• Off
3. Smoke spillage into the room can occur if the appliance
is not cool before unplugging.
Automatic
Manual
Off
4. There is a risk of shock if the appliance is not unplugged
before servicing the appliance.
After servicing, restart with the AUTO/MANUAL SETTINGS
screen. Figure 35.1.
Follow the detailed instructions found in this
section for each step listed in the chart below.
B. Quick Reference Maintenance Chart
Cleaning or Inspection
Figure 35.1
Frequency
Daily Weekly Every 2 Monthly
Weeks
Yearly
Ash Pan - Burning Wood Pellets
Every 5 bags of fuel
OR
Ash Pan - Burning Alternate Fuels
Every 1 bag of fuel
OR
X
Ash Removal from Firebox
More frequently depending on the
fuel type or ash build-up
OR
Auto-Clean Inspection
More frequently depending on the
fuel type
OR
Blower, Combustion (Exhaust)
More frequently depending on the
fuel type
OR
X
Blower, Convection
More frequently depending on the
fuel type
OR
X
Door Latch Inspection
Prior to heating season
X
X
X
OR
Firebox - Prepare for Non-Burn Season At end of heating season
X
OR
X
Firepot - Burning Softwood Pellets
Every 5 bags
OR
X
Firepot - Burning Hardwood Pellets
Every 3 bags
OR
X
Firepot - Burning Alternate Fuels
Every 1 bag
OR
Glass
When clear view of firepot
becomes obscured
OR
Heat Exchanger & Drop Tube
Every 1 ton of fuel
OR
Hopper
Every 1 ton of fuel or when changing fuel types
OR
Venting System
More frequently depending on the
fuel type
OR
X
X
X
X
X
NOTICE: These are recommendations. Clean more frequently if you encounter heavy
build-up of ash at the recommended interval or you see soot coming from the
vent. Not properly cleaning your appliance on a regular basis will void your
warranty.
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2. Ash Removal from Firebox
C. General Maintenance and Cleaning
•
1. Auto-Clean System Inspection & Cleaning
•
•
Frequency: Monthly or every ton (aprx. 50 bags) or
more frequently depending on the type of fuel
By: Homeowner
•
Frequency: Weekly or more frequenctly depending on
ash build-up
By: Homeowner
Be sure the wall control screen says OFF and the
appliance is allowed to cool.
a. Be sure the wall control screen says OFF and the
appliance is allowed to cool.
There must not be any hot ashes in the firebox during
cleaning.
b. Open the firebox door. Inspect the auto-clean springs:
(See item #62 on page 47 for the location of the
springs).
Frequent cleaning of the ash in the firebox with a vacuum
cleaner will help slow down the build-up of ash in the
exhaust blower and vent system.
• Inspect for any degradation or deformation
3. Cleaning Ash Pan
• As the springs heat up and cool down they can
lose tension
•
Frequency: Weekly or every 3-5 bags
•
By: Homeowner
• If there is a gap showing above the firepot bottom,
approximately 1/16 inch (1.59mm) or more, it
means the springs have lost their tension
• Lost tension can not keep the floor in the proper
position causing ignition problems and fuel falling
into the ash pan.
• Call your dealer to replace the springs.
c. Inspect the holes in the firepot floor for any debris.
a Locate the ash pan underneath the firepot.
b. Slide the ash pan straight out.
c. Empty into a non-combustible container and re-install ash
pan.
d. When replacing ash pan push it back until it catches on
the 2 side latches.
e. Clinkers filling the ash pan will have to be cleaned out
more often than ash. See Disposal of Ashes.
• The holes must be kept clear.
4. Disposal of Ashes
d. How often the firepot cleans itself depends on:
• The type of fuel you selected on the thermostat wall
control
•
•
• How long the appliance burns before satisfying set
point on wall the control.
a. Ashes should be placed in a metal container with a tightfitting lid.
• Burning biomass fuels may require a more thorough
cleaning during the burn season.
b. The closed container of ashes should be placed on a
non-combustible floor or on the ground, well away from
all combustible materials, pending final disposal.
e. Excessive clinkers will eventually jam the auto-clean
system and generate an error message on the wall
control.
Frequency: As needed
By: Homeowner
c. If the ashes are disposed of by burial in soil or otherwise
locally dispersed, they should be retained in the closed
container until all cinders have been thoroughly cooled.
WARNING! RISK OF FIRE! Keep combustible materials, gasoline and other flammable vapors and liquids
clear of appliance.
• Do NOT store flammable materials in the appliance’s
vicinity.
• Do NOT use gasoline, lantern fuel, kerosene, charcoal
lighter fluid or similar liquids to start or “freshen up” a
fire in this heater.
Keep all such liquids well away from the heater while it is
in use as combustible materials may ignite.
Auto Clean System
Figure 36.1
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WARNING! RISK OF FIRE!
Do NOT store fuel:
• Closer than required clearances to combustibles to appliance.
• Within space required for loading or ash removal.
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5. Cleaning Firepot with Firepot Clean-Out Tool
•
•
Tools Needed: A Shop Vac and generic micro cleaning
kit; flat head and Phillips screwdriver; 11/32 Nut-driver or
wrench.
Frequency:
Softwood Pellets: Weekly or every 5 bags
Hardwood Pellets: Weekly or every 3 bags
Alternate Fuel: Daily or everyr 1 bag
By: Homeowner
a. Be sure the wall control screen says OFF and the
appliance is allowed to cool.
b. It may be necessary to use your firepot clean-out tool
to chip away material that has built up on the sides of
the firepot and to push out any clinkers.
• Larger clinkers may have to be removed from the
top of the firepot.
• If the clinker adheres to the sides of the firepot, you
will need to manually clean the firepot.
Shop Vac* Example
Micro Cleaning Kit*
Example
c. After power is restored, the auto-clean system will
recycle and then clean itself.
* Can be purchased at your local hardware store.
d. The firepot floor plate must be fully closed when
finished.
a. It is necessary to remove the baffle to gain access to the
heat exchanger. Follow instructions for baffle removal
on page 40.
b. Vacuum the ash from the heat exchanger with an
upholstery brush to remove the majority of the ash. Be
sure to vacuum the back of the baffle also. Inspect the
drop tube and remove any residue build-up in the drop
tube. Figure 37.1.
Clinker
Figure 37.1 - Large Clinker
6. Cleaning Heat Exchanger, Drop Tube & Exhaust
•
•
Frequency: Monthly or every 1 ton of fuel (aprx. 50
bags).
By: Homeowner
NOTE: There are heavy duty vacuum cleaners specifically
designed for solid fuel appliance cleaning.
Figure 37.2 - Example of a dirty heat exchanger
WARNING! Hopper Fire Risk!
For trouble free use of your pellet appliance you must perform cleaning as called for in these instructions. Not doing
so will result in:
• Poor operating performance
• Smoke spillage into the home
• Overheating of components
Not properly cleaning your appliance on a regular basis will
void your warranty.
Figure 37.3
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c. Assemble the crevice tool from the micro cleaning kit to
attach to a Shop Vac. Figure 38.1.
f. Removing the Combustion (Exhaust) Blower
1. The combustion blower is mounted in the bottom
right rear of the appliance. Figure 38.3.
2. Remove side panel and then using an 11/32 nut
driver to loosen all six nuts, but do not remove.
Rotate the blower and remove from the housing.
Figure 38.4.
3. Set the blower on the floor of the appliance. You do
not need to disconnect the wires.
Figure 38.1
4. Vacuum out the exhaust area. Figure 38.5.
d. Use the crevice tool to finish cleaning the heat exchanger
fins. It is critical that the 2 exhaust exits at the back of the
firebox floor (left and right) be thoroughly cleaned. Figure
38.2. There are several ways this can done.
1. Use the crevice tool.
2. Attach a hose 1/2 inch (12.7mm) in diameter and
approximately 2 feet (607mm in length to your vacuum
hose.
3. Use a bottle brush and push the ash down to the
bottom. Remove the combustion (exhaust) blower
and then vacuum out the ash.
Combustion Blower
Figure 38.3
Loosen all 6 nuts, but do NOT Remove
Figure 38.4
2 exhaust exits (left and right side) must
be thoroughly cleaned. Each exit is
approximately 4 inches wide, 1 inch
across and 3 inches deep.
Vacuum out the exhaust area.
Figure 38.2
NOTE It is normal to see a certain amount of wear of the
heat exchanger fins. You may notice some flaking and
pitting on some of the pins. The heat exchanger system
will function as designed with as many as 15 of these pins
missing.
Figure 38.5
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7. Cleaning the Hopper
9. Door Latch Inspection
•
•
•
•
Frequency: Monthly or after burning 1 ton of fuel,
(aprx 50 bags) or when changing fuel types
By: Homeowner
a. Be sure the wall control screen says OFF and the
appliance is allowed to cool.
b. After burning approximately 1 ton of fuel you will need to
clean the hopper to prevent sawdust and/or fines buildup.
c. A combination of sawdust/fines and pellets on the auger
reduces the amount of fuel supply to the firepot.
d. This can result in nuisance shut downs and misstarts
.
•.
Empty the hopper of any remaining pellets.
•.
Vacuum the hopper and feed tube.
The door latch is non-adjustable but the gasketing between
the glass and firebox should be inspected periodically to
make sure there is a good seal. If the gasket is frayed or
damaged, replace with a new one.
10. Soot and Fly Ash: Formation & Need for Removal
in Exhaust Venting System.
•
Frequency: Yearly or more frequently depending on
fuel type or ash build-up
By: Qualified Service Technician/Homeowner
•
The products of combustion will contain small particles
of fly ash. The fly ash will collect in the exhaust venting
system and restrict the flow of the flue gases.
At start-up if there is incomplete combustion, or if there
is a shutdown or incorrect operation of the appliance it
will lead to some soot formation. This will collect in the
exhaust venting system.
8. Cleaning the Glass
•
•
Frequency: Prior to heating season
By: Homeowner
Frequency: When clear view of firepot becomes
obscure
By: Homeowner
The venting system may need to be cleaned at least
once a year or more often depending upon the quality
of your fuel or if there is a lot of horizontal pipe sections. Ash will build up more quickly in the horizontal
sections.
a. Be sure the wall control screen says OFF and the
appliance is allowed to cool.
b. Clean glass with a non-abrasive commercially
available cleaner. Wipe down with dry towel.
11. Preparing Firebox for Non-Burn Season
CAUTION
•
•
Handle glass assembly with care.
Frequency: At the end of heating season
By: Homeowner
a.
The appliance must be in complete shutdown,
completely cool and the exhaust blower offf.
b.
Remove all ash from the firebox and vacuum thoroughly.
c.
Paint all exposed steel, including cast-iron. Use
the Touch-Up paint supplied with the appliance or
purchase paint from your local dealer. You must
use a high-temperature paint made specificially for
heating appliances.
When cleaning glass door:
• Avoid striking, scratching or slamming
glass.
• Do NOT clean glass when hot.
• Do NOT use abrasive cleaners.
• Use a hard water deposit glass cleaner on white film.
Refer to maintenance instructions.
WARNING
Handle glass doors with care.
• Inspect the gasket to ensure it is
undamaged.
• Do NOT strike, slam or scratch glass.
• Do NOT operate appliance with glass door
removed, cracked, broken or scratched.
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E. Baffle Removal
D. High Ash Fuel Content Maintenance
•
•
Frequency: When the ash build-up exceeds the half
way point in the firepot
By: Homeowner
WARNING
Cast iron is a very heavy material. The baffle is
made of cast iron and therefore is heavy and awkward at times to maneuver. Clear and prepare
your work area before you begin.
If the ash build-up exceeds the half way point in the firepot
before it automatically cleans, then the firepot is not being
cleaned often enough.
Another symptom is if clinkers are adhering to the sides of
the firepot.
Double check the wall control to ensure the proper setting
has been selected for the fuel you are burning. If that is correct, change the setting to “Utility Pellet”.
NOTE: You will need to empty the ash pan more frequently if using the “Utility Pellet” setting.
WARNING! Risk of Fire and Smoke!
• High ash fuels or lack of maintenance can cause firepot to
overfill. Follow proper shutdown procedure if ash buildup
exceeds half way point in firepot.
• Failure to do so could result in smoking, sooting and possible hopper fires.
a. The appliance must be in complete shutdown, completely cool and the exhaust blower off.
b. Open door.
c. The baffle is located at the top inside of firebox.
d. Remove baffle by placing a flat head screw driver into
the slot of the latches located in the upper corners and
push down. The bottom of the latch will fall forward off
of the post. Lift the baffle up and then out toward you.
Figure 40.2.
e. To replace the baffle, place the 2 locating ears behind
the bottom edge and tilt the baffle up and into place
f. The baffle must be centered in the firebox before latching it in place. If it is not centered the latch is trapped
between the baffle and side of the firebox instead of
latching properly.
g. The bottom of the latches will fit over the posts. Push
the top of the latch forward to lock latch into place.
WARNING
Fire and Smoke Risk.
•
•
High ash fuels or lack of maintenance
can cause firepot to overfill. Follow
proper shutdown procedure if ash buildup
exceeds half way point in firepot.
Baffle
Failure to do so could result in smoking,
sooting and possible hopper fires.
Firepot Overfills
Pellets Back Up
In Feed Tube
Latches
Insert flat head screw driver into “V”
section and push down and the bottom
of the latch will fall forward off of post
Locating ears - 1 on
each side. Fit behind
bottom edge.
Ash Build Up in Firebox
Figure 40.1
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G. Convection Blower Replacement
F. Glass Replacement
1. Follow the proper shut down procedures as outlined on
page 35, Section 10.A.
WARNING
• Glass is 5mm thick high temperature heat-resistant ceramic glass.
Removal of Cast Sides
• DO NOT REPLACE with any other material.
You will need to remove the cast sides in order to remove
and replace the convection blower.
• Alternate material may shatter and cause
injury
a. Swing open the face and remove door from the appliance by lifting door off of hinge pins and lay on a flat
surface face down.
b. Using a Phillips head screw driver, remove 4 screws 2
on the top and 2 on the bottom. Remove metal bracket
and then remove the glass. Figure 41.1.
1. There is a latch on the back side of the cast side in the
middle of the top opening of the cast side as indicated
in Figure 41.2.
2. Place your fingers inside the opening and squeeze
the latch. The side can now be pulled toward you and
removed. Place on a protective surface so as not to
damage the finish.
3. To replace the side, set the bottom in first. Squeeze the
latch in an open position. Place the cast side into position and then release the latch. The latch hooks onto a
bracket to hold the side in place.
c. Replace with new glass with gasket.
d. Re-attached metal bracket with 4 screws.
e. Re-install door over hinge pins and close face.
Location of Latch for
Removing Cast Sides
Remove 4 screws
Figure 41.2
Note: Instruction continue on page 42.
Metal Bracket
Glass with Gasket
Figure 41.1
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G. Convection Blower Replacement (Cont’d)
Convection Blower Replacement
1. After the sides are removed, reach behind the blower
and release the latch by pushing the top of the latch
towards the blower. Figure 42.1.
Latch Engaged
2. Rock the top of the blower slightly and lift up and out.
The blower will pass around the control board and out
the side of the appliance.
3. Disconnect the wire harness from the bottom of the
blower by depressing the tabs on the sides of the connector and then pulling to remove. Figure 42.2.
4. Re-connect wire harness to the new replacement
blower. Install the blower by placing the bottom flange
into the opening first then rotate blower up into position.
Figure 42.3
5. When the blower is properly positioned the latch will engage
the notch to hold the blower in place. Figure 42.3.
Notch
Latch
Figure 42.1
Convection
Blower
Disconnect Wire Harness
from Bottom of Blower
Figure 42.2
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Reference Materials
A. Component Functions
1. Auto-Clean Motor
E
The auto-clean motor is located under and behind the
firepot on the left side, inside the convection air chamber.
It automatically opens and closes the firepot floor so ashes
can fall into the ash pan.
2. Auto-Clean Switch
The auto-clean switch is located on top of the auto-clean
motor. It communicates to the control board when the firepot
floor is open and when the auto-clean system has completed
its cycle and is back in the home (closed) position.
When describing the location of a component,
it is always AS YOU FACE THE FRONT OF
THE APPLIANCE.
9. Firepot
The firepot is made of high quality ductile iron. The floor of
the firepot automatically opens for cleaning and is operated
by the auto-clean firepot system. The floor needs to return
to a completely closed position or the appliance will not
operate properly.
10. Fuses
This is an optional accessory. It will plug into the appliance
next to the power outlet located behind the left cast side
panel. An icon will display on the wall control when the
appliance has lost main power and is running on battery
back-up.
There are three fuses. Two fuses are located on the inside
of the control board. One fuse is AC and operates the
igniter and the other fuse is DC and operates all of the
other components. The third fuse is located in the power
supply. A fuse will blow should a short occur and shut off
power to the appliance. The fuses can only be serviced by
an authorized dealer.
4. Control Board
11. Heat Exchanger
The control board is located on the lower left side of appliance,
behind the left side panel and above the vacuum switch. It
controls the functioning of the appliance and communicates
with the wall control. The control board can only be opened
by an authorized dealer.
The heat exchanger is located behind the baffle and it
transfers heat from the exhaust system into the convection
air chamber. Remove the cast iron baffle to access the heat
exchanger.
5. Convection Blower
The hopper lid switch is located on the right side inside the
hopper. It senses whether the hopper lid is open and displays
an icon on the wall control and will turn off the feed motor.
3. 12 Volt Battery Back-Up Cable (Optional Accessory)
The convection blower is mounted at the bottom left rear of
the appliance. The convection blower pushes heated air
through the heat exchange system into the room.
6. Door Switch
The door switch is mounted on the right side of the firebox
behind the door handle. It senses when the door is open
and will display an icon on the wall control, and will turn off
the auto-clean system and feed motor for safety.
7. Combustion (Exhaust) Blower
The combustion (exhaust) blower is mounted in the bottom
right rearof appliance. The blower is designed to pull the
exhaust from the appliance and push it out through the
venting system.
8. Feed System
The feed system is located on the right side of the appliance
and can be removed as an entire assembly. The assembly
includes the feed motor, mounting bracket, bearing and feed
spring (auger). The hollow feed spring (auger) pulls pellets
up the feed tube from the hopper area and drops them down
the feed chute into the firepot.
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13. Igniter
The igniter is mounted on the base of the firepot. Combustion
air travels over the red hot igniter creating super heated air
that ignites the pellets.
14. Low Fuel Indicator
The low fuel indication is attached to the left side of the
hopper. It senses the amount of fuel in the hopper and will
display an icon on the wall control when the fuel level is
low.
15. Optical Switch (Auger)
The optical switch is located on top of the feed system and
communicates to the wall control that the auger is spinning
or it has stopped.
16. Power Receptacle
The power receptacle is located on the left side of the
appliance, behind the left cast side panel. Check the wall
receptacle for 120 volt, 60 Hz (standard current). Make sure
the outlet is grounded and has the correct polarity. A good
quality surge protector is highly recommended to protect
the electronics.
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17. Power Supply
21. Vacuum Switch
The power supply is located at the bottom left side of the
appliance. It converts 120 volt AC current to 15 volt DC current
to power the appliance.
The vacuum switch is located on the right side of the
appliance under the feed motor behind the right side panel
and connects to the drop tube with a hose. This switch turns
the feed system on when vacuum is present in the firebox.
The vacuum switch is a safety device designed to shut off
the feed motor if the exhaust or the heat exchanger system
is dirty or plugged or if the firebox door is open.
18. Overheat Sensor (Snap Disc)
The overheat sensor is mounted on the back of the drop tube
in the center of the appliance and has a reset button. To
access it remove the right side panel. If the fire tries to burn
back into the feed system or push exhaust up the feed tube,
this sensor will shut the appliance down, however the wall
control will continue to display messages. This sensor must
be manually reset. Disconnect power before resetting.
19. Thermocouple - Firepot
The thermocouple is located on top of the firepot inside
the thermocouple cover (ceramic protection tube). The
thermocouple sends a millivolt signal to the control board
telling the control board there is a fire in the firepot.
22. Wall Control Thermostat
The appliance is designed to run on a custom designed 3.3
volt DC thermostat wall control. It will not operate on any
other wall control. Refer to the instructions supplied with
the appliance located in the component packl.
23. Wiring Connections for Power Supply
See Figure 44.1.
24. Wiring Connection for Control Board
See Figure 44.2.
20. Thermocouple on Drop Tube
The thermocouple is located on the bottom of the drop tube
on the right side and is attached with a wing nut. It turns
the convection blower on and off, varies the speed of the
convection blower and will shut down the appliance if internal
heat exceeds set temperature.
Heat sinks are taped to cover for shipping. Slowly lift cover
and cut the tape holding them in place and then you can
remove the cover.
13 12
11 n/a 10 9
8
7
6
5
4
3
Fuse 15A 120V,
under the cover
2
14
Fuse
15A 250V
Input Line
Voltage
Input Line Voltage
AC out to Control
Board
1
15V DC out to
Control Board
15
16
17
Fuse 15A 120V,
under the cover
Power Supply shown with cover removed
Figure 44.2 - Control Board
Figure 44.1 - Power Supply
#
1
Description
Combustion Blower
#
7
Description
#
Description
Thermostat Wall Control
11
Convection Blower (feedback)
2
Auto-Clean System
8
Combustion Blower (feedback)
12
Igniter
3
Feed/Auger Motors
9
Firepot Thermocouple
13
AC Power In for Igniter
4
Hopper/Door Switches
10
Drop Tube Thermocouple
14
Convection Blower Power
5
Auger/Auto Clean/Vacuum
Switches
n/a
Not Used
15
Overheat Sensor (Snap Disc)
11
Convection Blower (feedback)
16
DC Power In from Power Supply
6
Low Fuel
n/a
Not Used
17
12 Volt Battery Back-up
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B. Component Locations
Low Fuel
Indicator
Drop Tube
Door Switch
Control
Board
Convection
Blower
Exhaust Blower
Auger Optical Switch
behind Feed Motor
Feed
Motor
Vacuum
Switch
Power Supply
Re-set
Button
Overheat
Sensor
Figure 45.2 - Power Supply, Control Board, Convection Blower
Heat Exchanger,
Front & Back
Baffle
Wing Nut - Securing
Overheat Sensor in
place.
Figure 45.1 - Feed Motor, Vacuum Switch, Exhaust
Blower, Overheat Sensor
Ash Pan
Firepot
Thermocouple and
Thermocouple Cover
Figure 45.3 - Heat Exchanger, Baffle, Ash Pan,
Firepot Thermocouple & Thermocouple Cover
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C. Exploded Drawings
1
2
3
44
6 5 4
43
32
7
42
8
41
9
14
13
10
11
38
37
39
40
12
35
31
30
32
34
33
15
27
36
28
19
17
18
29
16
7025-002B
7-15-09
Figure 46.1
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# 45 Feed Assembly
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47
20
48
49
51
46
21
26
25
24
22
23
Glass Size: 21 in. W x 14 in. H
# 64 Auto Clean Motor/Arm Assembly
# 52 Firepot Riser Assembly
53
64
54
55
56
57
65
71
63
62
66
70
67
58
69
61
68
60
59
Part number list on following pages.
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D. Service Parts and Accessories
IMPORTANT: THIS IS DATED INFORMATION
HOW TO ORDER
When requesting service or replacement parts for your
appliance please provide model number and serial
number. All parts listed may be orderd from an authorized
dealer.
Item
Description
1
Hopper Lid
2
Top Hinge Assembly
3
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Top
Gasket, Extruded
Comments
Part Number
Matte Black
7036-107MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-107CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-107CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-107PMH
7036-006P
Matte Black
7036-101MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-101CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-101CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-101PMH
Qty: 10 Ft, Field Cut to Size
7000-320/10
4
Catch Clip
7036-146
5
Elbow Catch
7000-393
6
Bracket, Catch
7036-145
7
Glass Assembly, Side, 1 Piece
5-7/8 in. W x 9 in. H (Interchangeable)
414-5380
Y
Gasket, Channel 3 Mm X 32
Qty: 10 Ft, Field Cut to Size
7000-377/10
Y
Speed Nut 5/16
Qty: 24
7000-422/24
Y
8
Backer, Side Window
414-0280
9
Hinge Male
7034-138
10
Baffle
SRV7034-148
11
Latch, Baffle
Intake Shield
7034-224
13
Hinge Pin Retainer
7036-112
14
Pin, Hinge
SRV7036-110
16
17
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Door Left
Front Lower
Door Right
Y
7034-149
12
15
Stocked
at Depot
Y
Matte Black
7005-110MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7005-110CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7005-110CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7005-110PMH
Matte Black
7036-122MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-122CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-122CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-122PMH
Matte Black
7005-109MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7005-109CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7005-109CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7005-109PMH
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Item
18
19
Mt. Vernon Pellet Insert (AE)
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Description
Front Upper
Comments
Part Number
Matte Black
7036-105MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-105CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-105CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-105PMH
Door Assembly
Stocked
at Depot
7034-006
20
Hinge, Female
450-2910
21
Door Air Deflector
7034-185
22
Magnet Bracket Assembly
7034-008
Magnet Round
SRV7000-140
23
Door Frame Assembly
7034-026
24
Door Latch Assembly
7034-039
25
Glass Assembly
21 in. W x 14 in. H
7034-007
Y
Gasket, Channel 3 Mm X 32
Qty: 10 Ft, Field Cut to Size
7000-377/10
Y
Tape, Door Corner
Qty: 1 Ft, Field Cut to Size
SRV7027-227
26
Glass Retainer
7034-136
27
Ash Pan Door
7034-133
28
Ash Pan Assembly
SRV7034-069
Twin Ball Catch
SRV7000-532
29
Bottom
Y
Matte Black
7036-109MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-109CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-109CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-109PMH
Y
30
Gasket, Rope, Ash Door
SRV7034-178
Y
31
Gasket, Door Rope
SRV7034-177
Y
32
Magnetic Switch
7000-375
Y
33
Latch Bracket Assembly
7034-049
Y
Matte Black
7036-103MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-103CSB
Powder Coat Willow
7036-103CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-103PMH
34
Side
35
Vacuum Switch
SRV7000-531
Y
36
Power Supply Assembly
SRV7000-443
Y
37
Combustion Blower Assembly
7034-033
Y
38
Gasket, Blower, Combustion
Between Housing & Stove
SRV7000-332
Y
Gasket, Motor, Blower,
Combustion
Between Housing & Motor
SRV7000-423
Y
SRV7000-456
Y
Control Board Assembly
Fuse 15A Slow Iec Glass
39
40
Qty: 10
7000-491/10
Convection Blower
SRV7000-260
Gasket, Blower, Convection
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Y
7000-329
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Item
41
42
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Description
Detent Pin
Comments
Part Number
Elbow Catch, SN # 00700201367 &
Above
7000-393
Detent Pin, SN # 00700201366 & Below
7000-376
Exhaust Transition & Flue Assembly
Stocked
at Depot
SRV7036-029
Gasket, Flue Adapter
240-0850
Latch, Draw
229-0230
Y
43
Snap Disc, Manual Reset
SRV230-1290
Y
44
Bracket, Hopper Magnet
7036-149
45
Feed Assembly
7034-004
Y
46
Feed Spring Assembly (Only)
SRV7001-046
Y
47
Bearing, Feed System, Nylon
410-0552
Y
48
Gasket, Feed Motor
7034-144
49
Bracket, Motor, Feed
7034-143
50
Optical Switch Assembly
7034-038
Y
51
Feed Motor Dc
SRV7000-313
Y
Collar, Set, 7/8
229-0520
52
Firepot Riser Assembly
SRV7034-002
53
Thermocouple, K
SRV7034-247
54
Half Clip
7000-321
55
Thermocouple Protection Tube
SRV7034-186
Y
56
Firepot Assembly
SRV7034-010
Y
57
Gasket, Firepot
7034-190
Y
58
Auto-Clean Link Arm
7034-176
Y
59
Plow Weldment, Auto-Clean
7034-024
Y
60
Rail, Auto-Clean
SRV7034-152
Y
61
Spring
Qty: 4
7000-513/4
Y
62
Hitch Pin Clip 3/32
Qty: 10
7000-374/10
Y
63
Firepot Bottom
7034-153
Y
Auto-Clean Bottom Assembly
7034-021
Y
Firepot Riser Clamp Assembly
7034-012
64
Auto-Clean Motor/Arm Assembly
Y
SRV7034-020
Y
65
Auto-Clean Lever
7034-158
Y
66
Micro Switch No
7000-327
Y
67
Gear Motor 12V
7000-300
Y
68
Grommet, Motor, Auto-Clean
7034-188
Y
69
Cam, Switch, Auto-Clean
SRV7034-187
Y
70
Bearing
7000-333
Y
71
Gasket, Auto-Clean
7034-165
Y
Bracket, Control Board
7034-212
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Item
Mt. Vernon Pellet Insert (AE)
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Description
Comments
Part Number
Bracket, Door Switch
7034-215
Bracket, Hopper Switch
7036-148
Bracket, Snap Disc
7034-150
Bracket, Vacuum Switch
7034-211
Component Pack: (Includes Owners
Manual, Quick Start Guide, Heat
Exchanger & Exhaust Cleaning
Instructions, Warranty Card, Dvd
“How To”, Wall Control & Harness,
Power Cord, (4) Leveling Nuts
& Bolts, Firepot Clean-Out Tool,
Touch-Up Paint And Label “If
Fireplace Altered”)
Matte Black
7036-018
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
7036-019
Powder Coat Willow
7036-020
Porcelain Mahogany
7036-021
Cleanout Tool
414-1140
Dvd Advanced Energy
7000-335
Stocked
at Depot
Y
Matte Black
7000-304
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
TOUCHUP-CSB
Powder Coat Willow
TOUCHUP-CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
855-1450
Y
Power Cord
812-1180
Y
Thermostat Wire 3 Cond
7000-409
Y
Wall Control
SRV7000-451
Y
Paint Touch-Up
Face Plate
7034-124
Fuel Level Sensor
7000-380
Gasket, Exhaust
7034-109
Y
Gasket, Extruded
Qty: 10 Ft, Field Cut to Size
7000-320/10
Gasket, Extruded Edge
Qty: 10 Ft, Field Cut to Size
7000-319/10
Heating Element Assembly 18”
(Loop Igniter)
Qty: 1
SRV7000-462
Y
Qty: 10
SRV7000-462/10
Y
Washer, 1/4 Sae
Qty: 24
28758/24
Y
Wing Thumb Screw 8-32X1/2
Qty: 24
7000-223/24
Y
Gold
72171
Y
Qty: 1, 12 oz. Sienna Bronze/Espresso
PAINT1-CSB/CES
Y
Qty: 1, 12 oz. Willow/Tuscan Olive
PAINT1-CWLCTO
Y
SRV7000-140
Y
Hinge Pin
Paint, 12 Oz Can
Magnet Round
Roller Catch
SN # 0070020465 & Below
SRV7000-494
Y
Thermocouple K, Ring Mount
Drop Tube Thermocouple
SRV7000-381
Y
Top Mount Left
SRV7036-117
Top Mount Right
SRV7036-115
Vacuum Hose
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Qty: 3 Ft, field Cut to Size
7036-135F
SRV7000-373
Y
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Item
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Description
Wire Clip
Comments
Qty: 10
Part Number
Stocked
at Depot
7000-400/10
Y
Wire Harness Aug/Ac/Vac
SRV7034-191
Y
Wire Harness Battery Backup
7034-202
Y
Wire Harness Convection Blower
7034-219
Y
Wire Harness Door/Hopper
SRV7034-192
Y
Wire Harness Ignitor
SRV7034-199
Y
Wire Harness Power Out Ac
AC Current
7034-220
Y
Wire Harness Power Out Dc
DC Current
7034-221
Y
Wire Harness Power Supply
Receptacle
SRV7034-233
Y
Wire Harness Snap Disc
7034-193
Y
Wire Harness Thermostat
SRV7034-200
Y
12VCORD-AE
Y
Accessories
12 Volt Power Cord
Damper, 3 Inch
Tall Vertical Installs Only
PEL-DAMP3
Damper, 4 Inch
Tall Vertical Installs Only
PEL-DAMP4
Firescreen
SCR-7005
Hearth Support
ZCSPT-MVI
Log Set (2 Pc)
LOGS-60-AE
Log, Front, Left
7034-227
Log, Front, Right
7034-226
Outside Air Kit
Surround, Std, Panel, Cast
OAK-3
for Cast Trim
Component Pack
Surround, Std, Panel, Gold
7036-041
Panel w/Gold Trim
SP-MTVS-GD
Gold Trim Set
250-4660
Panel w/Nickel Black Trim
SP-MTVS-NB
Component Pack
Trim, Panel Set, Gold
Surround, Std, Panel, Nickel Black
7036-042
Component Pack
Trim Set, Black Nickel
Trim Cast
Footer, Left
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SP-MTVS-CST
7036-042
Nickel Black Trim Set
7019-027
Matte Black
811-0930
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
TR-CAST-CSB
Powder Coat Willow
TR-CAST-CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
811-0960
Matte Black
414-7090MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
414-7090CSB
Powder Coat Willow
414-7090CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
414-7090PMH
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Item
Mt. Vernon Pellet Insert (AE)
To order the entire assembly, order the top line part number only.
To order an individual part from an assembly, order the part(s)
listed in the indented portion.
Description
Footer, Right
Header
Trim Leg, Left
Trim Leg, Right
Comments
Part Number
Matte Black
414-7100MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
414-7100CSB
Powder Coat Willow
414-7100CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
414-7100PMH
Matte Black
414-7110MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
414-7110CSB
Powder Coat Willow
414-7110CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
414-7110PMH
Matte Black
414-7120MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
414-7120CSB
Powder Coat Willow
414-7120CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
414-7120PMH
Matte Black
414-7130MBK
Powder Coat Sienna Bronze
414-7130CSB
Powder Coat Willow
414-7130CWL
Porcelain Mahogany
414-7130PMH
Stocked
at Depot
Fasteners
Avk Rivnut Repair Kit
1/4-20 & 3/8-16 Rivnut Tools
RIVNUT-REPAIR
Y
Bolt, Shoulder, 5/16X 1/4-20
Qty: 20
223-0170/20
Y
Hitch Pin Clip 3/32
Qty: 10
7000-374/10
Y
Nut, Ser Flange Small 1/4-20
Qty: 24
226-0130/24
Y
Screw, 1/4-20X3/8 Phillips Button
Head
Qty: 24
7000-401/24
Y
Screw 1/4-20X5/8 Phillips Pan Head
Qty: 24
7000-398/24
Y
Screw, Pan Head Philips 8-32 X 3/8
Qty: 40
225-0500/40
Y
Screw, Flat Head Philips 8-32X1/2
Qty: 10
832-0860
Screw, Sheet Metal #8 X 1/2 S-Grip
Qty: 40
12460/40
Y
Washer, 1/4 Sae
Qty: 24
28758/24
Y
Wing Thumb Screw 8-32X1/2
Qty: 24
7000-223/24
Y
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CONTACT INFORMATION:
Hearth & Home Technologies
1445 North Highway
Colville, WA 99114
Division of HNI INDUSTRIES
Please contact your Quadra-Fire dealer with any questions or concerns.
For the number of your nearest Quadra-Fire dealer
visit our web site at www.quadrafire.com
NOTICE
• Leave this manual with
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tion and operation.
We recommend that you record the following pertinent
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Date purchased/installed:
Serial Number:
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Notes:
This product may be covered by one or more of the following patents: (United States) 4593510, 4686807, 4766876, 4793322, 4811534,
5000162, 5016609, 5076254, 5113843, 5191877, 5218953, 5263471, 5328356, 5341794, 5347983, 5429495, 5452708, 5542407,
5601073, 5613487, 5647340, 5688568, 5762062, 5775408, 5890485, 5931661, 5941237, 5947112, 5996575, 6006743, 6019099,
6048195, 6053165, 6145502, 6170481, 6237588, 6296474, 6374822, 6413079, 6439226, 6484712, 6543698, 6550687, 6601579,
6672860, 6688302B2, 6715724B2, 6729551, 6736133, 6748940, 6748942, 6769426, 6774802, 6796302, 6840261, 6848441, 6863064,
6866205, 6869278, 6875012, 6880275, 6908039, 6919884, D320652, D445174, D462436; (Canada) 1297749, 2195264, 2225408,
2313972; (Australia) 780250, 780403, 1418504 or other U.S. and foreign patents pending.
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