a. This washer is equipped with a power cord which must be plugged into
a 115-volt, 60-cycle power outlet and will carry a total of 125 watts.
Install a DISCONNECT (power ON-OFF) switch of proper size and electrical
rating in the power line at a point where it will be convenient for the
b. The cylinder must revolve toward
machine (para 3-9, item 2).
Lubricate the print washer as described in paragraph 3-11.
stuffing box is lubricated with graphite and should not require further
lubrication even though the washer has been in storage for some time.
What is the voltage recommended to safely operate the EK-1 Washer?
a. Foot pedal. The foot pedal (figure 3-1) is used to raise
the cylinder in the tank.
To raise the cylinder, push down on
pedal far enough to allow the pedal lock to hold the pedal down.
the cylinder, push down on the foot pedal to release the pedal
allow the pedal to raise slowly.
b. Drain valve. The drain valve (figure 3-2) is used to empty the tank
after operation (para 3-11). Turn the valve handle counterclockwise to open
the valve and clockwise to close the valve.
The valve is designed so that only slight pressure on the diaphragm,
inside the valve, is necessary to shut off the flow of water.
Excessive tightening will damage the diaphragm.