Solaris Air Compressor - Installation Guide 

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Contributed by

Liam Couttie

Updated date

22 August 18

Review date

22 August 19

Title

Solaris Air Compressor - Installation Guide

Revision Number

2

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Pages added for Printer Pairs - LC

Keywords

Solaris, Air, Compressor, Compressed, Installation, Guide

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Other

Language

UK English

Company Brand

Peak Scientific

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public

Reviewed on 3rd May 2017 - LC

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Solaris Air Compressor
Installation Guide

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Solaris Air Compressor Installation Guide Rev 2 PN IG-0015 RSID 1602 EN 22/08/18

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How to use this Installation Guide
This document is intended to be used only as a Quick Start Guide, to facilitate safe and
correct installation and initial configuration of your Peak Scientific gas generator.
For more extensive user operation directions, we recommend you download the User
Manual from the website.

Please visit www.peakscientific.com/downloads to
download the full User Manual for your Air Compressor.
Thank you for selecting Peak Scientific to meet your laboaratory gas generation needs,
and should you require any further assistance or support please do not hesitate to
contact Peak Scientific or Peak Partner from which you purchased your air compressor.

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Safety Notices
Peak Scientific Instruments cannot anticipate every possible circumstance which may
represent a potential hazard. The warnings detailed within this document detail the
most known potential hazards, but by definition cannot be all inclusive. If the user
employs an operating procedure, item of equipment or a method of working which
is not specifically recommended by Peak Scientific, the user must ensure that the
equipment will not be damaged or become hazardous to persons or property.

Symbols
This document uses the following symbols to highlight specific areas important to the
safe and proper use of the air compressor.

WARNING

A WARNING notice denotes a hazard. It calls attention to an operating procedure,
process or similar, which if not correctly performed or adhered to, could cause
personal injury or in the worst case death. Do not proceed beyond a WARNING
notice until the indicated conditions are fully understood or met.

CAUTION

A CAUTION notice denotes a hazard. It calls attention to an operating procedure,
process or similar, which if not correctly performed or adhered to, could cause
damage to the air compressor or the application. Do not proceed beyond a CAUTION
notice until the indicated conditions are fully understood or met.
Caution, risk of electric shock. Ensure power to the Air Compressor has been
removed before proceeding.

Safety Notice to Users

WARNING

WARNING

These instructions must be read thoroughly and understood before
installation and operation of your Peak Solaris Air Compressor. Use of
the air compressor in a manner not specified by Peak Scientific MAY
impair the SAFETY provided by the equipment.
When handling, operating or carrying out any maintenance, personnel
must employ safe engineering practices and observe all relevant local
health and safety requirements and regulations. The attention of UK
users is drawn to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, and the
Institute of Electrical Engineers regulations.
If the equipment is used in a manner not specified by the manufacturer,
the protection provided by the equipment may be impaired.

WARNING

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Fittings Kit

x1

US Mains Cable C13 6-15 04-1029

x3m

1/4” Teflon Tubing 00-1266

x1

US Mains Cable C13 5-15 04-1039

x2

1/4” x 1/4” Compression Fitting 02-4421

x1

UK Mains Cable C13 04-1028

x1

EU Mains Cable C13 04-1038
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x1

2.5mm Hex Key 00-5483

1.
WARNING

Unpack the air compressor from the shipping crate and position on a flat surface, in
desired area.
WARNING the weight of the unit constitutes a two man lift. Safe lifting practices are
advised.

2.

Remove the fascia from the air compressor, by first pulling towards you.

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3.

Next pull the fascia upwards and away from the air compressor.

4.
CAUTION

00-5483
Now take the left side panel off, by removing the two screws shown in the image
above, using the hex key (00-5843) provided
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5.

The side panel can now be removed by pulling the panel towards you.

6.

With the side panel removed you now have access to the transit bracket. This is
located under the compressor and is marked with a sticker reading Remove Before
Use. To remove the transit bracket, first remove the 4 screws from the bracket as
shown.
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7.

The bracket can now be slid out from underneath the compressor tray.

8.

Re-attach the side panel and replace the screws.

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9.

Replace the fascia, ensuring it is securely fastened.

10.

02-4421

Connect the supplied 1/4” compression fittings (02-4421) to the Air Output and
Drain ports.

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11.
CAUTION

04-1028/04-1029/04-1038/04-1039
Select the appropriate mains cable from the fittings kit and plug the IEC 60320/C13
cable into the mains input at the rear of the air compressor.
Please note both 110V and 230V US cables have been supplied, select the correct
mains cable for your supply voltage.

12.
CAUTION

UK

EU

US
110V

US
230V

Plug the mains cable into the corresponding 100-230VAC 50/60Hz single phase
power supply.
CAUTION ensure the correct cable has been selected for your electrical supply
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13.

Press the POWER switch located at the rear of the air compressor.

14.

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CONGRATULATIONS
Your Peak Scientific Solaris air compressor is now fully installed. operational and
ready to supply air on demand to your generator.
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General Notes
* Electrical requirements are 100-230VAC nominal +/- 10% depending on chosen
model. However, running continuously at voltages outwith this is not recommended.
Extended periods at extremes can have a detrimental effect on the operation and life
of the air compressor.
Please familiarise yourself with the full User Manual available at www.peakscientific.
com/downloads This includes all other technical specifications, operating
instructions, service requirements, contact details and trouble shooting.

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Go Online or Complete and Return
We know that registering any of your recently purchased products is not the
first thing on your mind- but it is very important to both of us. Not all warranties
are alike and Peak Scientific stand out against other gas suppliers as we offer a
comprehensive, quick response, on-site warranty. This means that in the very
unlikely case that your gas generator develops a fault we have rapid support
teams on-hand around the world who are able to come to your lab and get you
back up and running in no time.
Register for your comprehensive 12 month on-site warranty with ease online at
www.peakscientific.com/protected.
Alternatively, you can send the completed form to Peak Scientific by post or
email at warranty@peakscientific.com.

Go Online or Complete and Return
You can register for your FREE 12 month Warranty with ease online at
www.peakscientific/protected.
Alternatively, you can send the completed form to Peak Scientific by post or
email at warranty@peakscientific.com.

Product Warranty Registration
Contact name
Email address
Company
Address
City/town
Postcode
Country
Telephone
Generator serial #
Model type
Installation date
Do you still use an
alternative gas solution i.e.
cylinders or bulk liquid?

Yes

What gas requirements do
you have in your lab?

Hydrogen

No

Nitrogen

Zero Air

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Important!
You have 1 month to register your Peak Scientific product from the date of installation. Once registered
the warranty will be honoured for a period of 12 months. If you wish to defer the installation of your
generator, you must notify Peak Scientific immediately by emailing warranty@peakscientific.com.
For generators that remain unregistered after 1 month from the shipment date, the warranty will be
considered active from the date of factory dispatch.
* Complete Plan only






Important!
You have 1 month to register your Peak Scientific product from the date of
installation. Once registered the warranty will be honoured for a period of 12
months. If you wish to defer the installation of your generator, you must notify
Peak Scientific immediately by emailing warranty@peakscientific.com. For
generators that remain unregistered after 1 month from the shipment date, the
warranty will be considered active from the date of factory dispatch.
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Please visit www.peakscientific.com/downloads to
download the full User Manual for your air compressor.

Peak Scientific has highly trained, fully certified Field Service Engineers located in over 20 countries
across every continent around the world. This allows us to provide an industry-leading rapid response
service to our customers. With [Peak Protected], your laboratory’s productivity becomes our top
priority.
To discuss Peak Protected generator cover and payment options speak to your local Peak
Representative or for further information contact: protected@peakscientific.com

Peak Scientific
Fountain Crescent
Inchinnan Business Park
Inchinnan
PA4 9RE
Scotland, UK
Tel: +44 141 812 8100
Fax: +44 141 812 8200
For further information on any of our
generator products please contact
marketing@peakscientific.com
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