Machine Installation

The following sets out a recommended procedure to follow, and links to further information / explanations.



Remove & discard the 2 bolts securing the machine to its skid (you'll need a 16mm spanner).
Cut any restraining straps, remove covering(s), and carefully lift the machine off the skid onto the floor.

Thoroughly check the machine for any damage that may have happened during transport. 
Tip the machine back & check the pad(s) for any debris that may damage the floor.
Connect the battery earth wire to the earth bolt on the machine frame.

Check the oil level is correct.
Fit a gas cylinder to the machine and clamp it securely. Connect the gas hose to the cylinder & tighten the coupling. Open the gas valve slowly about 1 or 2 turns only.
It is strongly recommended that the machine is test-run before delivery.


Dealers should ensure that the operator(s) know their responsibilities, and that the person responsible for servicing the machine understands the service schedule.
Ensure the operator(s) understand correct operation of the machine and are informed of safety issues.
Explain the functions of the various controls:

  • Throttle Lever.
  • Torque Adjustment Knob.
  • How to alter pad pressure.

Explain why it's important to use the correct size pad(s).
Demonstrate how to replace pads.
Explain basic maintenance responsibilities to the operator.

Experience shows that the time spent in appropriate training and installation eliminates unnecessary service calls and expense

Machine Set-up

Make sure the operator is satisfied with the performance of the machine, and the condition of the floor. You may have to experiment with pad pressure, higher or lower throttle setting, different types of pads, or combination of these. Don't take shortcuts and be sure to call back in a week or so, to see if it’s all still OK.

First Service

A new engine should have its first oil change within 5 - 20 hours of installation.
At this time, the Air Filter and belt tension(s) should also be checked.