Electric Installation and Wire Gauge Selection
Choose the Correct Wire Gauge
Use the provided wire gauge calculator at the right of this page to determine the right cable size for your setup installation. The use of smaller gauges will cause internal damage and voids the warranty.
Lubricate your unit before use.
Do not operate a unit without lubrication. Some Gearboxes are shipped without lubrication depending on the lubrication type as a shipping safety measure.
Do not mix lubricant types or brands.
Using the wrong type of lubricant will cause failure. Please review the manual and safety bulletin for further information.
Chain Maintenance and Lubrication
Regular maintenance shall be performed to lubricate the chain including cleaning and check wearing. Debris, rust and misalignment can cause internal damage and will shortness the lifespan of your unit.
Check the Chain Alignment
Determining Twisted, Kinked or “Capsized” Load Chain. Ensure the chain is not twisted, kinked or “capsized” during installation.
For units with more than 1 chain fall Hook Block can loop over during shipping or installation, causing chain link twisting, where the chain links will not follow a straight pattern. To fix this flip the Hook Block in the opposite direction until you get a straight pattern and proper alignment of the chain links. Not following this instruction will cause malfunction of the limit switches, internal damage and will void the warranty.
Pendant Control Strain Relief
Properly attach the provided Strain Relief Cable. Installing the Strain Relief Cable will protect the main pendant cable from undue strain, pulling or tugging or from the cable sheathing itself.
Read and Understand the manual.
Not following these guidelines will void the warranty.