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Vulcan-Hart LG300 Operational Manual

Vulcan-hart fryer installation & operational manual.

 
For additional information on Vulcan-Hart or to locate an authorized parts
and service provider in your area, visit out website at
VULCAN-HART
DIVISION OF ITW FOOD EQUIPMENT GROUP, LLC
WWW.VULCANHART.COM
INSTALLATION &
OPERATIONAL MANUAL
LG SERIES GAS FRYERS
MODELS:
LG300
LG400
LG500
www.vulcanhart.com
3600 NORTH POINT BLVD.
BALTIMORE, MD 21222
F-32910 REV. H
ML-136528
ML-136622
ML-136643
(April 2008)
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Summary of Contents

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    For additional information on Vulcan-Hart or to locate an authorized parts and service provider in your area, visit out website at VULCAN-HART DIVISION OF ITW FOOD EQUIPMENT GROUP, LLC WWW.VULCANHART.COM INSTALLATION & OPERATIONAL MANUAL LG SERIES GAS FRYERS MODELS: LG300...

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    Improper installation, adjustment, alteration, service or maintenance can cause property damage, injury or death. Read the installation, operating and maintenance instructions thoroughly before installing or servicing this equipment. VULCAN-HART IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SAFETY IMPORTANT FOR YOUR SAFETY F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents, Table Of Contents

    Fry Basket Guidelines……………………………………….. EXTENDED SHORTENING LIFE………………………………… DRAINING THE TANK……………………………………………. DAILY FILTERING-ALL MODELS………………………………. CLEANING…………………………………………………………. Daily…………………………………………………………. BOIL OUT PROCEDURE………………………………………………... MAINTENANCE………………………………………………………….. FLUE VENT INSPECTION……………………………………….. Service in the US and Canada…………………………………... In Australia…………………………………………………………. TROUBLESHOOTING…………………………………………………….. Troubleshooting Chart………………………………………………. VULCAN-HART TABLE OF CONTENTS F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    To speed up your order, provide the model number, serial number, gas type, part needed, item part number (if known) and quantity needed. MODEL # of Heat Tubes LG300 LG400 LG500 This fryer was carefully inspected before leaving the factory. Upon acceptance of the shipment, the transportation company assumes full responsibility for safe delivery.

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    Provide adequate clearance for air openings into the combustion chamber. Do not permit fans to blow directly onto fryer. Avoid wall-type fans, which create cross-currents within a room. Avoid open windows next to sides or back. VULCAN-HART INSTALLATION F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    Make the flue connection as follows: Comply with Vapor Removal from Cooking Equipment, ANSI-NFPA Standard #96 (latest edition), available from the National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269. VULCAN-HART CODES AND STANDARDS ASSEMBLY FLUE CONNECTION F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    The gas supply line must be at least the equivalent of ½” (12.7 mm) iron pipe for single units and 1-1/4” (31.75 mm) for batteries. If using the optional quick-disconnect flex hose, ¾” (19 mm) iron pipe for single units and 1-1/4” (31.75 cm) iron pipe for batteries. VULCAN-HART GAS CONNECTION F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    Connectors for Moveable Gas Appliances, CAN/CGA-6.16, and a quick- disconnect device that complies with the Standard for Quick-Disconnect Devices for Use with Gas Fuel, ANSI z21.41 or Quick-Disconnect Devices for Use with Gas Fuel, CANI-6.9. VULCAN-HART F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

  • Page 9: Leveling The Fryer

    Check the level of the fryer by placing a level on top of the fryer after gas connections have been made. Ensure that the fryer is level front-to-back and side-to-side in the final installed position. If using casters, lock the wheels after unit is level. VULCAN-HART LEVELING THE FRYER F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    If the fryer shuts down due to overheating, DO NOT relight the pilot until the shortening temperature is below 300° F (149 C). If an overheating situation persists, contact your local Vulcan-Hart authorized service office. Cleaning New units are wiped down at the factory to remove any visible signs of dirt, oil, grease, etc.

  • Page 11: Filling Tank With Shortening

    LG SERIES GAS FRYERS Solid shortening should NOT be used with LG300 fryers. Melting solid shortening will damage the tank and void your warranty. Close the drain valve. Fill the fryer tank with liquid shortening. Shortening level should be between the min and max lines in the fryer tank.

  • Page 12: Lighting The Pilot

    3 through 5. 6. Depress and turn gas control knob to ON (See figure below, view C). 7. If gas supply is interrupted, repeat steps 2 through 6. VULCAN-HART LIGHTING THE PILOT -12- F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008)

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    Fry items that are the same size to ensure equal doneness. Drain or wipe dry raw or wet foods to minimize splatter when lowering into hot shortening. Add fresh shortening as needed. VULCAN-HART TURNING ON THE FRYER TURNING OFF THE FRYER EXTENDED SHUTDOWN...

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    When frying is completed, remove basket or product. Hang basket on rear hanger. Fry Basket Capacity: LG300, LG400: Recommended pounds per basket are 1.5 lbs. (0.7 kg). LG500 Recommended pounds per basket are 3.0 lbs. (1.4 kg). Shortening life can be extended by the following guidelines: Do not salt foods over the fryer.

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    If necessary, use the clean-out rod to carefully stir the hard shortening to an area above the cold zone where it will melt. Use the tank brush to help clear sides and tubes of debris. VULCAN-HART DRAINING THE TANK DAILY FILTERING -15- F-32910 Rev.

  • Page 16: Daily

    Rinse thoroughly, and then polish with a soft dry cloth. Keep he fryer exterior clean and free of accumulated grease to prevent stubborn stains from forming. If regular cleaning is neglected, grease will be burned on and discolorations may form. VULCAN-HART CLEANING F-32910 Rev. H (April 2008) -16-...

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    All traces of cleaner must be removed. Dry the tank thoroughly. 10. Close the drain valve and add shortening. Follow the FILLING TANK WITH SHORTENING procedure in this manual. The fryer is now ready for use. VULCAN-HART BOIL OUT PROCEDURE . Follow the instructions on the side of the package.

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    When the fryer is cool, inspect annually. Check the flue and clear any obstructions. Service in the US and Canada Contact you local Vulcan-Hart Service office or address on the front of this manual. In Australia Contact Hobart Food Equipment PTY. LTD., 16 Hilly Street Morlake, N.S.W. 2137 Australia;...

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