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Read all guidelines carefully before you start. ESSENTIAL;
If running the ice box before setting up the water connection, turn ice manufacturer towards the OFF position to avoid procedure without water.
All installments must certanly be relative to neighborhood plumbing work
Utilize copper tubing and check always for leaks.
Install copper tubing only in places where conditions will continue to be above freezing.
If can take as much as twenty four hours for the ice manufacturer to start producing ice.
in. open-end wrenches or two adjustable
Hand drill or electric drill (correctly grounded)
Your ice box dealer features a kit available with a
in. (6.35 mm) saddle-type shut-off valve, a union, and copper
tubing. Before buying, ensure a saddle-type valve
complies along with your regional plumbing work codes. Don’t use a piercingВ
in. (4.76 mm) seat valve which reduces water movement
and clogs more easily.
Chilled water supply
The ice manufacturer water valve has a movement washer that will be utilized
as being a water force regulator. The ice manufacturer has to be attached to a water that is cold with water force between 30 and 120 psi. In cases where a issue happens, phone your energy company.
Linking to water line:
1. Disconnect disconnect or refrigerator energy.
Turn OFF main water supply. Start faucet that is nearest very very long
sufficient to clear type of water.
water pipeline close to the ice box.
Horizontal pipeline will continue to work, however the procedure that is following
should be followed: Drill from the side that is top of pipeline, perhaps perhaps not the base. This may help to keep water far from the drill. And also this keeps sediment that is normal gathering into the valve.
To look for the amount of copper tubing you shall need,
measure from connection on reduced remaining backside of fridge to
water pipeline. Add 7 ft. (2.1 m) to accommodate going ice box for cleansing. Utilize 14 in. (6.35 mm) O.D. (outside diameter)
copper tubing. Be certain both ends of copper tubing are cut square.
Employing a grounded compatible partners free trial drill, drill a 14 in. opening in the cool water pipeline
you’ve got chosen.
1. Chilled Water Pipe
2. Pipe Clamp
3. Copper Tubing
4. Compression Nut
5. Compression Sleeve
6. Shut-Off Valve
7. Packing Nut
Fasten shut-off valve to water that is cold with pipeline clamp. Be
certain socket end is sturdily into the 14 in. drilled opening into the water
pipeline and therefore washer is underneath the pipeline clamp. Tighten packing nut. Tighten the pipeline clamp screws very carefully and
evenly so washer makes a watertight seal. Don’t overtighten or you may crush the copper tubing, particularly when soft (coiled) copper tubing can be used. So Now you are prepared to link the copper tubing.
Slide compression nut on copper tubing as shown. Insert end of tubing into socket end squarely in terms of it shall get. Screw compression nut onto socket end with adjustable wrench. Try not to overtighten.
Spot the free end of this tubing into a container or sink, and
switch on main water supply and flush out tubing until water is obvious. Switch off shut-off valve from the water pipeline. Coil copper tubing.
Linking to fridge:
1. Connect the copper pipe into the valve inlet utilizing a compression
Sleeve and nut as shown. Fasten the compression nut. Try not to overtighten. Make use of the pipe clamp regarding the straight back associated with
fridge to secure the tubing to your refrigerator as shown. This can help alleviate problems with harm to the tubing once the ice box is pressed straight straight back from the wall. Proceed to step two.
2. Turn shut-off valve ON. look for leakages.
connections (including connections during the valve) or pea nuts that
3. Compression Nut
4. Valve Inlet
The ice maker comes with a integral water strainer. If
regional water conditions need regular cleansing or even a well is
your way to obtain water supply, a 2nd water strainer should
be set up within the
in. (6.35 mm) water line. Obtain a water
strainer from your own nearest appiiance dealer. Install at either pipe connection.