Use a lifting device with a lifting capacity of at least one ton. Do not allow unit to swing back
and forth while hanging in the air. If you fail to heed this warning, serious injury or death
may occur to personnel or the equipment may be damaged.
a. When the filter/separator is received in a crated condition, unload it as near as possible to its operating or
b. Use a lifting sling attached to a hoist or crane and lift the crate from the carrier.
a. Dismantle the crate, removing top, sides, and ends from the skid base.
b. Remove all tie downs and blocking that secure the filter/separator to the skid base.
Two personnel required to lift filter/separator to avoid injury.
c. Lift the unit from the skid base and place it in position.
4-6. Inspection. Make a general visual inspection of the unit to ensure that it is complete. Make sure that no physical
damage has been done during shipment.
4-7. Installation. (Figure4-1)
a. This unit will usually be installed in a pipeline, therefore it's installation will be of a more or less permanent
b. The filter/separator must be placed at a level site in an upright position.
c. Drive ground rod (1) into earth at least 8 feet deep, and fasten ground cable to the ground rod and to
d. Connect water detector kit adapter (2) to outlet connection (3) of filter separator (4).
e. Connect outlet hose from pumping unit to inlet connection (5) on the filter/separator. Connect outlet hose to
outlet connection (3) or to water detector kit adapter (2).
f. Ensure probe (6) has bevel facing fuel flow.
g. Refer to figure 4-2 for typical filter/separator operational layout.