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OPERATING MANUAL

ELITE MODEL FILTRAmaq


Filtering machine for emulsion or pure oil coolant

Read these instructions carefully before using the machine. Make sure that these are understood by all operators in contact with the machine before it is put into service. We do not assume any responsibility for damages or breakdowns caused by incorrect following or ignorance of these instructions.


For any questions please contact us directly or through your sales representative.

In order to attend to your query we will need the machine number.


These instructions can be modified due to technical modifications for the improvement of the machine.



INDEX


- TRANSPORT AND ASSEMBLY

- ASSEMBLY SITE REQUIREMENTS

- TECHNICAL DATA OF THE MACHINE

- SECURITY PROVISIONS

- START UP

- INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATING THE MACHINE

- MAINTENANCE

- ACCESSORIES




TRANSPORT AND ASSEMBLY


The machine is delivered properly packed with a wooden cage. During all transport, it must be kept in its original vertical position.

During transfers, only loading systems (forklift, pallet truck, etc.) that have sufficient capacity to lift and move the machine should be used. No person must be positioned under the packaging or in the place of maneuver.

IMPORTANT: Support the machine only by the pallet base, the side walls or the ceiling are not designed to support the machine, never use them to lift / load the machine.


When leaving the machine on the floor, avoid shaking or dropping the machine.


IMPORTANT: When receiving the machine, make sure that it has not suffered any damage during transport. If you notice a blow to the packaging or machine, you must write it down on the carrier's delivery note and send us a copy of this delivery note along with the photographs of the damages appreciated. Failure to make this entry may incur in the rejection of damages.


If the machine is not assembled once it has been received, it should be kept in a dry place, free from humidity and direct sunlight.


Use caution when removing the machine from the packaging. The machine is bolted to the base of the packaging. The moving parts, such as the vertical column, are supported for transport, it is necessary to unblock these parts before putting the machine into service, to avoid any damage to the shafts.



MOUNTING LOCATION REQUIREMENTS


The mounting location must be clean and dry. The mounting base must support the weight of the machine according to the applicable local regulations, and must be free from vibrations from other machines.


The necessary free space must be available to be able to operate the machine as well as to guarantee access to doors and covers to carry out maintenance and repair work.

Pay particular attention that the ventilation grills do not receive dust or chips from other machines.



TECHNICAL DATA OF THE MACHINE


Filtering machine for grinding coolant made of emulsion oil or pure oil.

- Flow rate: 10 l/min nominal

- Filtering quality: 2 µm nominal

- Total connected power: 1,5 kW

- Electrical connection: 220V 1Ph 50/60Hz.

- Dimensions of the machine 510 x 800 x 730 mm.

- Net weight: 80 Kg.



SECURITY PROVISIONS


SAFETY REGULATIONS


Observe and carefully apply the following safety rules, not respecting these rules can cause personal injury or damage to the machine itself.


The installation and maintenance of the machine described in this manual must only be carried out by operators who know how to operate it and have sufficient technical knowledge.


The Elite FILTRAmaq was designed for coolant filtration, any other use other than that for which the machine was designed will automatically void the warranty.


Risks


In order to be able to work in maximum safety conditions, in order to avoid the creation of dangerous situations, a compilation is made of the rules of conduct that the operator must follow to avoid accidents.


Risks "USE OF THE MACHINE"


If for any reason it is necessary to stop the machine urgently, press the red emergency button, located on the control panel.

It is absolutely forbidden, during the operation of the machine, to remove the protections placed by the manufacturer to safeguard the safety of the operator.

The use of the machine is allowed only to qualified personnel.

Do not leave the machine in operation unattended.

To use the machine always wear:


- Safety gloves

- Security shoes

- Security clothes

- Safety glasses

- Hearing protection










These warnings do not include all the possible risks that improper use of the machine could entail. Therefore, the operator must proceed with prudence and observing the rules.



USE AND CONSERVATION OF THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL


This instruction manual must be read and understood by all personnel who come into contact with the machine.


This manual is for:

Indicate the correct way to use the machine according to the type of work to be carried out.

Provide the necessary instructions for the transport, adjustment and maintenance of the machine.

Facilitate the ordering of spare parts and information on risks.


Limits of use of the manual

The machine is intended for professional use and therefore the experience of the operator is required and of vital importance.


Importance and conservation of the manual

This manual is to be considered part of the machine and therefore must be attached to it until the end of its use.


Additional information and clarifications:

The user, owner or maintenance person can contact the manufacturer to request any additional information on the use of the machine and possible maintenance and repair intervention procedures.


Liability expiration

The manufacturer is considered exempt from eventual responsibilities in the event of:

- Improper use of the machine

- Use of the machine by untrained persons

- Serious faults in planned maintenance

- Unauthorized interventions or modifications

- Use of non-original spare parts.


START UP


Once the machine is located in your workplace, you must remove the protections placed for transport as well as the anti-corrosion protective grease.

For the electrical connection you must contact a qualified technical installer according to the current regulations of the country.


CHECK THE DIRECTION OF ROTATION OF THE MOTOR

To check the correct connection of the electrical phases, start the motor of the cooling pump and observe the direction of rotation of the shaft, it must coincide with the direction of rotation marked on the pump. If they do not coincide, reverse two of the phases in the machine connection input or in the electrical outlet of your installation.



INSTRUCTIONS FOR OPERATING THE MACHINE


FIRST COMMISSIONING

1.- Connect the coolant inlet pipe with its metal grill, and insert it into the dirty coolant tank outlet of the machine to filter.

IT IS VERY IMPORTANT TO PLACE THE GRILL OR LARGE ITEMS MAY BE OTHERWISE ASPIRATED AND PUMP WILL BE DAMAGED.


2.- Connect the outlet tube provided and place it near the suction tank of the machine coolant to be filtered.


3.- Fill the inlet tube with the coolant you wish to filter. This will allow the pump to self prime for the first time.


4.- Press the power button to start, the machine starts to suck oil, if it did not turn off the machine and verify that all connections are correct.. It is normal for 1 or 2 minutes until the filtered coolant exits the FILTRAmaq, the important it’s that the entrance is full of oil.

IMPORTANT: DO NOT LET THE ENGINE RUN DRY AS IT WILL DAMAGE THE PUMP.


IMPORTANT: Machine is intended to be used for small particles filtration. Such as Tungsten Carbide particles. If large pieces of metal like the ones generated during milling or turning, then you should add first a prefilter before the FILTRAmaq, otherwise the pump will result damaged.



MAINTENANCE


The maintenance of FILTRAmaq filtering systems is very simple. It consists of the following:

1.- Clean the grill located in the coolant inlet tube, over time dirt builds up causing the pump to suffer, failure to clean it from time to time will cause damage to the pump.

NOTE: The first time you start the machine, if the coolant is already dirty, clean it every day for the first few days. Afterwards you can do this cleaning once a week or even once a month, depending on the amount of dirt generated.


IMPORTANT: Never start filtering without this grid, or pump will result damaged.


2.- Check the coolant outlet tube: When very little oil is going out it cpuld be that the grill of the inlet tube is full: please clean this grill. Otherwise it is time to change the filtering cartridge.


3.- Changing the filter:

To change the filter, follow these steps:

1. Gradually loosen the 12 nuts and remove them.

2. Remove the rubber joint.

3. Remove the filtering cartridge: Because of its heavy weight it will be easier to remove every filter disc one by one.

4. Once drained remove the cartridge and dispose of it according to applicable recycling regulations.

5. Insert the new filtering cartridge with its two joints (bottom and top) and tighten the center nut M12 by hand.

6. Install the new rubber joint.

7. Close the lid and tighten the 12 nuts gradually, do not over tighten one side without tightening the other, excessive pressure on one side could cause the rubber joint to break.


ACCESSORIES


You can obtain a list of recommended original accessories by contacting us directly or through your official distributor.




Version: 02/2021