(Please read carefully.)
The condenser on the
Gas-Oil unit contains an immer-
The unit must not
be connected to a power source
unless the condenser is filled
with liquid and the line switch
is in the "Off" position.
the heater from
this apparatus must be properly
The power cord of this instrument is
equipped with a three-prong (grounding)
plug which mates with a standard three-
prong (grounding) wall receptacle to
minimize the possibility of electric
shock hazard from this apparatus.
user should have the wall receptacle
checked by a qualified
electrician to make sure the receptacle
is properly grounded.
Where a two-
prong receptacle is encountered, it is
the personal responsibility and obliga-
tion of the user to have it replaced
with a properly grounded three-prong
DO NOT, under any cir-
cut or remove the
third (ground) prong from the
DO NOT use a two-
prong adapter plug.
Determine the total amount of current
presently being used by other apparatus
connected to the circuit that will be
used for this unit.
It is critical
that the added current demand and other
equipment on the circuit not exceed the
rating of the fuse or circuit breaker
Precision Instruction Manual
Be sure the power sup-
ply is of the same voltage as
specified on the nameplate.
The Front View and Gas-Oil Distillation
Units are designed to conform with the
following test methods:
ASTM D-86 (groups 1, 2, and 3)*
In addition, the Gas-Oil Dis-
tillation Unit conforms to ASTM D-86
Preparation of the apparatus, prepara-
tion of the sample, test procedure, cal-
culations and reporting, and appropriate
tables are supplied in the ASTM Methods.
ASTM test methods can be obtained from:
American Society for Testing Materials
1916 Race Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19103
NOTE : Heater Height Adjustment (Shield)
Push heater elevating knob (Item 7)
inwards and simultaneously turn knob to
reach the required heater height. Turn-
ing the knob only will strip either the
gear rack or the pinion shaft.