3-4. R.O. ELEMENT REPLACEMENT - cont.
Remove R.O. Elements.
Because of obstruction by generator set, Models WPES-10 and H-9518-1 users must remove and install R.O.
elements from front of unit. Elements are removed opposite direction of flow and installed in direction of flow.
Refer to figure 3-2.
Models WPES-20, H-9518-2, WPES-30 and H-9518-3, users must remove top and second from bottom
elements from front of unit, and install through rear of unit. The bottom and second from top elements are
removed from the rear of the unit and installed through the front of the unit. Remove elements in direction of
flow and install in direction of flow. Refer to figure 3-2.
Screw puller rod handle (1) into puller rod (2) (Models WPES-10 and H-9518-1 refer to figure 3-3. Models
WPES-20, H-9518-2, WPES-30 and H-9518-3 refer to figure 3-4).
Push element puller rod (1) and attached handle (2) through center of end connector (7), R.O. element (8),
interconnector (9), R.O. element (10) and out through end connector (11).
Place element puller plate (3) on end of element puller rod (2) and secure with flat washer (4) and nut (5).
Placing one hand on frame while pulling with the other hand will help keep the element puller centered.
Slowly pull both R.O. elements (8 and 10) and attached parts from R.O. pressure tube (6). Support components
to keep element puller centered in R.O. tube.
Remove nut (5), flat washer (4) and puller plate (3) from element puller rod (2).
Pull element puller rod (2) and handle (1) from R.O. elements (8 and 10).
To prevent damage to the equipment, do not bend R.O. elements at interconnector.
With one person on each end of assembled R.O. elements (8 and 10), twist and pull R.O. elements apart.
Remove end connectors (7 and 11) and interconnector (9) from R.O. elements (8 and 10).
Clean inside of R.O. pressure tube (6) with brine water and inspect for nicks, cracks, and gouges.
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