Hypertherm - Cut with Confidence

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Always make sure all high-pressure water has been removed from the valve by following the machine manufacturers' safety instructions. Failure to do so can cause severe injury or death.
  • Always make sure all high-pressure water has been removed from the valve by following the machine manufacturers' safety instructions. Failure to do so can cause severe injury or death.

  • Turn OFF all water pressure to the on/off valve.

  • Turn the on/off valve ON to raise the needle from the seat.

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Components can be replaced with the valve body in the mounting collar.
  • Components can be replaced with the valve body in the mounting collar.

  • Loosen the adapter from the valve body using a 1" and 13/16" wrench.

  • Unthread the adapter from the valve body.

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  • Remove all the valve components using the included dowel.

  • Thoroughly clean the interior/exterior of the valve body with isopropyl alcohol before replacing the components.

  • Inspect the top and bottom of the bore for cracks/blemishes. If excessive wear or cracks are visible, replace the valve body.

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  • Put the needle point at the top of the valve body.

  • Use the dowel to push the needle into the valve body until the needle bearing bottoms out.

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  • Clean the adapter of all Blue Goop with isopropyl alcohol.

  • Reapple Blue Goop to the threads and to the top of the adapter.

  • Put seat into the adapter with flat the side towards the adapter.

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  • Apply Blue Goop to the top of the seat.

  • Turn the air to the actuator ON.

  • Thread the adapter into the valve body.

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  • Tighten adapter into valve body using a 1" and 13/16" wrench.

  • Turn the air to the actuator OFF.

  • Apply water pressure to the valve assembly to verify there are no leaks.

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  • Quickly cycle the valve on and off a few times to purge the system of all contaminants before installing the cutting head.

  • Reinstall the cutting head and continue the cutting process.

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Adam Dumas

Member since: 05/20/2013

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