Operation of the CE System
To begin operation the CE Unit needs to:
◇ be connected to an air source of minimum recommended pressure of 600 Kpa(85 psi)
◇ have a selected nozzle inserted into the faceplate.
◇ have a projectile loaded in the nozzle.
These steps are outlined below:
＞＞STEP 1. AIR SOURCE
The unit is supplied with an 8mm quick release coupling. Place this coupling against inlet port on the body of the CE Unit and snap coupling to inlet port. The recommended minimum air pressure is 600 kPa (85 psi). The air pressure must not exceed 1050 kPa (150 psi). The air source can be a standard 8-15 cfm compressor or suitable gas bottle (oxygen free nitrogen). The air line and any connection from air source to the CE Unit must be no less than 8mm.
＞＞STEP 2. NOZZLE
Open the faceplate of the CE Unit by pressing the safety bar and release mechanism with the thumb of the hand holding the CE Unit.
Drop the faceplate down. Select a suitable nozzle for application and insert. For nozzles less than 38mm, an adaptor ring (AR1) should be fitted prior to insertion of the nozzle.
＞＞STEP 3. PROJECTILE
Select the correct size projectile from the chart titled “Recommended Projectile Sizes” located on the inside cover of the CE System carry case and load this projectile into the nozzle.
＞＞STEP 4. READY FOR USE
Close faceplate and ensure the safety bar and release mechanism locks the faceplate into position.
Before operating the CE Unit, ensure that the exit end of the hose, tube or pipe is contained in a projectile catcher. This is important as some projectiles such as the carborundum type, together with any contamination that is expelled, may cause injury. Further, it is important to recover the spent projectile so it can be used diagnostically to assist in determining the state of cleanliness and the condition of the hose, tube or pipe it has passed through.
Place the nozzle of the CE Unit firmly against the hose, tube or pipe to be cleaned to ensure a firm seal is achieved. Depress the trigger making sure it remains depressed until the projectile emerges from the other end. If the trigger is released prior to the projectile emerging, it will remain in the hose, tube or pipe until the trigger is pressed again.
STORAGE & WASTE TREATMENT
Storage: New projectiles should be stored in boxes so they are not exposed to direct sunlight or fluorescent light as it causes discolouration.
Waste Treatment: Used projectiles can be disposed of as part of general rubbish.