Figure 4-2. Air hose assembly, removal points
(1) Remove the cover from the magnetic
Locate the air
compressor as near to the electrical power source as
(2) Remove knockout plug from the starter
possible. Avoid muddy, sandy or dusty locations if
box and insert the incoming power source wires through
possible. If it is necessary to use the unit on soft ground,
provide a suitable, level foundation of planking.
grounded prior to operation. The ground lead may be
Be sure the incoming power lines are
connected to an under-ground water system if the water
connected to disconnect switch that
system is constructed of metallic pipe. A ground may be
is locked in the OFF position before
fabricated from a metallic rod driven not less than 4 feet
handling the wires.
into the ground. The ground lead must be securely
bolted or clamped to the water pipe or ground rod, and
(3) Insert the bare ends of the incoming
the feet or motor platform of the air receiver tank of the
power source wires in the L-1 power line connector and
L-2 power line connector and tighten the terminal
c. Connecting the Incoming Power Source.
(4) Install cover on the magnetic starter.