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Contributed by

Liam Couttie

Updated date

16 January 19

Review date

16 January 20

Title

Halo - Installation Guide

Revision Number

2

Revision Details

Fittings Kit Update - LC

Keywords

Halo, MP-AES, Nitrogen, Air, Agilent, Installation, Guide

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*None

Language

UK English

Company Brand

Peak Scientific

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Halo
Installation Guide

Halo Installation Guide Rev 2 PN IG-0027 RSID 2625 EN 16/01/19

Change History
Rev

Comment

Name

Date

1

Initial Release

L. Couttie

15/06/2018

2

Fittings Kit Update

L. Couttie

16/01/2019

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 gas generator.
Thank you for selecting Peak Scientific to meet your laboratory 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 generator.

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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 Generator

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 Generator 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 Generator 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 Generator. Use of the generator
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 C19 6-15 04-1024

x2

x1

4mm Hex Key 3300407

Flow Control SIlencer 02-1096

x2

x1

¼” Compression Fitting
02-4421

2x3m

UK Mains Cable C19 04-1025

¼” Teflon Tubing 00-1266

x3
¼” - 6mm Push Fit Fitting
02-4600

x1

EU Mains Cable C19 04-1026

2x3m

6mm OD x 4mm ID PE 00-1282

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1.

Unpack the generator from the shipping crate and position on a flat surface, in
desired area.

2.

First remove the compressor transit brackets.
These can be accessed by removing the generator side panels. Starting with the left
hand side panel, use the 4mm Hex Key 3300407, and remove the M5 cap screws and
washers from the rear tabs of the panel, located in the top and bottom corners.
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3.

Once the screws and washers have been removed, remove the left hand side panel.

4.

The transit brackets are located below the compressors inside the compressor
compartment. Disconnect the fan power cables, then using the 4mm Hex Key
3300407, remove 8 x M5 cap screws and washers and keep in a safe place.
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5.

Remove the compressor fan panel.

6.

To remove the transit brackets, remove the 2 x M5 pozi drive screws and washers on
each compressor tray, using a pozi drive screwdriver (not supplied.)
Retain the screws and washers.
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5.

Remove the 2 x M5 cap screws on each compressor base plate,
using the 4mm Hex Key 3300407.

6.

With the screws removed, slide each transit bracket out from underneath the
compressor.

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7.

Replace the 6 x M5 pozi drive screws and washers to secure the compressor trays.
Replace the compressor fan panel, ensuring the fan power cables are reconnected
and finally replace the left hand side panel.

8.

02-1096

Connect the 2 x Flow Control Silencers 02-1096 to the Nitrogen and Air ports at the
rear of the generator.

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9.

02-4600

Select the ¼”- 6mm Push Fit Fitting 02-4600 and attach to the Drain port at the rear
of the generator.

10.

00-1282
Connect the 6mm PE Tubing 00-1282 to the ¼”- 6mm Push Fit Fitting 02-4600.
Fit the other end of the tubing to a suitable drain connection or container. The
container MUST NOT have an airtight seal as water and air will be expelled
periodically under a slight pressure.
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11.

04-1024/04-1025/04-1026

Select the appropriate IEC 60320/C19 mains cable from the fittings kit and plug the
cable into the mains input at the rear of the generator.

12.
UK

EU

CAUTION

US
230V

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

Switch the generator power ON using the switch on the rear panel.

14.

The pressure gauges on the rear panel will gradually increase to the factory set
pressures.

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15.

30
minutes

Leave the generator switched on for a period of 30 minutes to purge the system.

16.

SERVICE

During the purge the purity light indicator should turn green.

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17.

After 30 minutes of running, the generator can be turned OFF.
Allow the stored gas in the internal tanks to dissipate.

18.

The purge is now complete. Once the pressure gauges at the rear of the generator read
0, the silencer fittings can be removed from the Nitrogen and Air ports.

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19.

02-4421

Select the ¼” Compression Fittings 02-4421 and connect to the Nitrogen and Air
ports.

20.

00-1266

Attach the ¼” Teflon tubing 00-1266 to the fittings attached to the Nitrogen and Air
ports and connect to the corresponding gas inlets of your instrument.

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21.

Switch the generator power ON using the switch on the rear panel.

22.

The pressure gauges on the rear panel will again gradually increase to the factory
set pressure.
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23.

SERVICE

The purity light indicator should turn green.

24.

/
CONGRATULATIONS

Your Peak Scientific gas generator is now fully installed. operational and ready to
supply gas on demand to your instrument.
Page 17

General Notes

Electrical requirements are 230VAC nominal +/- 10% depending on chosen
model. However, running continuoulsy at voltages outwith this is not recommended.
Extended periods at extremes can have a detrimental effect on the operation and life
of the Generator.
1.


The Teflon tube supplied in the fittings kit is to allow the generator to be installed
adjacent to the instrument it is supplying. If the generator is to be installed further
away from the instrument then attention needs to be paid to pressure drops that could
occur. The maximum distance away from the instrument the generator can be placed
still using 6mm (4mm internal diameter) or ¼” (3/16” internal diameter) tubing is 10m.
For further information relating to tubing lengths please refer to the user manual.

2.

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.

Page 18

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/register.
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.
Page 19

Please visit www.peakscientific.com/downloads to
download the full User Manual for your gas generator.

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
discover@peakscientific.com
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