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6. Description and function CAUTION! Possible damage of the pump!


Dirt and solder drops in to the pump body can
6.1 Product description effect the pump operation.
• It is recommended that any welding and sol-
FIG. 1 dering work be done before installing the pump.
1 - Motor connection bolt • Thoroughly flush the system out before
2 - Coupling guard installing the pump.
3 - Mechanical seal
4- Hydraulic stage casing - The pump must be installed in an easily accessi-
5 - Impeller ble position to facilitate inspection or replace-
6 - Pump shaft ment.
7 - Motor - For heavy pumps, install a lifting hook (Fig.2,
8 - Coupling item 10) above the pump in order to ease its dis-
9 - Lantern assembly.
10 - Tube liner WARNING! Risk of accident by hot surfaces!
11 - Flange The pump must be positioned so that someone
12 - Pump housing cannot come into contact with the hot pump sur-
13 - Base plate faces while operation.
FIG. 2, 3 - Install the pump in a dry place protected from
1 - Strainer frost, on a flat concrete block using appropriate
2 - Pump suction valve accessoiries. If possible, use an insulating mate-
3 - Pump discharge valve rial under the concrete block (cork or reinforced
4 - Check valve rubber) to avoid any noise and vibration trans-
5 - Drain + priming plug mission into the installation.
6 - Air bleed screw + Filling plug
7 - Tank WARNING! Risk of fall!
8 - Foundation block The pump must be correctly screwed to the
10 - Lifting hook ground.
- Place the pump where it will be easy to reach, to
6.2 Design of product facilitate inspection and removal work. The pump
• HELIX pumps are vertical high pressure non-self must always be installed perfectly upright on a
priming pumps with inline connection based on sufficiently heavy concrete base.
multistage design.
• HELIX pumps combine use of both high efficien- CAUTION! Risk of parts inside the pump!
cy hydraulics and motors. Take care to remove closure members of the
• All metallic parts in contact with water are made pump housing before installation.
of stainless steel. NOTE: Each pumps could be tested regarding
• For models equipped with heaviest motor (>40 hydraulic features in factory, some water may
kgs), a specific coupling allows to change the remain in them. It is recommended for hygienic
seal without removing the motor. A cartridge purposes, to carry out a rinsing of the pump
seal is then used in order to ease maintenance. before any using with potable water supply.
• Special handling devices are integrated in order
to facilitate pump installation. - The installation and connection dimensions are
given § 5.2.

7. Installation and electrical connection - Lift the pump carefully by using the integrated
hooks rings, if necessary with a hoist and suit-
Installation and electrical work in compliance able slings according to the current hoist guide-
with any local codes and by qualified personnel lines.
only. WARNING! Risk of fall!
WARNING! Bodily injury! Take care to pump fixations especially for the
Existing regulations for the prevention of acci- highest pumps whose centre of gravity may lead
dents must be observed. to risk during pump handling.

WARNING! Electrical shock hazard! WARNING! Risk of fall!


Dangers caused by electrical energy must be Use integrated rings only if they are not damaged
excluded. (no corrosion ...). Replace them if needed.
WARNING! Risk of fall!
7.1 Commissioning The pump must be never carried by using motor
Unpack the pump and dispose of the packaging hooks: these are only designed to lift the motor
in an environmentally-responsible manner. alone.

7.2 Installation 7.3 Pipe connection


The pump must be installed in a dry, well-venti- - Connect the pump to the pipes by using only
lated and frost-free place.

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