c. Tank (figure 31). The tank is supported by the four legs to which
the frame is bolted. It has a water inlet and overflow outlet on the right
side. The drain valve is bolted to the bottom under the drain outlet. The
inlet pipe assembly, cylinder rollers, and roller shaft are located on the
inside of the tank. The outside surface is painted for ease of maintenance.
d. Transmission. The transmission consists of a simple reduction
pulley system (figures 33 and 34). The motor pulley is fastened to the
motor shaft. The reduction pulley revolves on a pulley stud which is
mounted to the upright bracket on the frame. The driven pulley is attached
to the left end of the roller shaft where it emerges from the tank. Two
belts, the motor belt and the drive belt, transmit the power from the motor
to the roller shaft.
e. Motor (figure 31). The motor is a 1/20hp (horsepower) splitphase
6foot power cord with a twoprong plug is provided for electrical
f. Cylinder lift (figure 31). The cylinder lift consists of the foot
pedal, pedal shaft, two lift rods, and two lift levers. The foot pedal and
lift levers are fastened to the pedal shaft which rotates in the frame. The
lift rods are fastened to the lift levers and the lift channels which ride
in the guide channels in the tank.
The washer should be located in the laboratory near fresh water
connections. Allow enough space between it and other equipment or walls.
The minimum space required is 37" x 24", but allowance must be made for
plumbing and electrical connections and for maintenance work. Level the
washer, if necessary, by placing wooden or metal shims under the legs.
Plumbing Connections (figure 32)
Make all plumbing connections in accordance with the plumbing diagram.
a. Remove the end panel from the right side of the washer by lifting it
up and pulling out.
b. Connect the drain valve to a 1 1/4inch drain pipe with the rubber
hose and hose clamps provided.