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Kärcher BP20X Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions (ENG)
BP20X, U20X, BDS 51/175 C
BP17X, U17X, BDS 43/175 C
BDS 51/175-300C



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  • Page 1 Polisher Floor Machine Operating Instructions (ENG) MODELS: BP20X, U20X, BDS 51/175 C 1.009-095.0 BP17X, U17X, BDS 43/175 C 1.009-096.0 BPD20X, UDS20X, BDS 51/175-300C 1.009-097.0 WARNING: This product and accessories may contain a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other...
  • Page 2: Machine Data Label

    Machine Data Label Warranty Registration Thank you for choosing our product. Warranty registration is quick and easy. Your registration will allow us to serve you better over the lifetime of the product. To register your product go to: 86386990 Operators Manual - Floor Polisher...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Machine Data Label ......2 Table of Contents ......3 How To Use This Manual .
  • Page 4: How To Use This Manual

    How To Use This Manual This manual contains the following sections: The SAFETY section contains important information regarding hazardous or unsafe practices of the • How to Use This Manual machine. Levels of hazards are identified that could • Safety result in product damage, personal injury, or severe •...
  • Page 5: Safety

    Safety Safety Labels NOTE: These drawings indicate the location of safety labels on the machine. If at any time the labels become illegible, promptly replace them. Emplacement De L'étiquette De Sécurité REMARQUE: Ces dessins indiquent l'emplacement des étiquettes de sécurité sur la machine. Si, à tout moment, les étiquettes deviennent illisibles, contactez votre représentant autorisé...
  • Page 6: Important Safety Instructions

    Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using this machine, basic precaution must always be followed, including the following: READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THIS MACHINE. To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury: Use only indoors. Do not use outdoors or expose to rain. Use only as described in this manual.
  • Page 7: Consignes De Sécurité Importantes

    Safety CONSIGNES DE SÉCURITÉ IMPORTANTES Lors de l'utilisation de cette machine, des précautions de base doivent toujours être prises, y compris les précautions suivantes: LIRE TOUTES LES INSTRUCTIONS AVANT D'UTILISER CETTE MACHINE. Pour réduire le risque d'incendie, d'électrocution ou de blessure: Utilisez-le exclusivement dans des endroits fermés.
  • Page 8: Hazard Intensity Level

    Safety The following symbols are used throughout this guide as indicated in their descriptions: HAZARD INTENSITY LEVEL There are three levels of hazard intensity identified by signal words -WARNING and CAUTION and FOR SAFETY. The level of hazard intensity is determined by the following definitions: WARNING - Hazards or unsafe practices which COULD result in severe personal injury or death.
  • Page 9: Niveau D'intensité Du Danger

    Safety Les symboles suivants sont utilisés dans tout ce manuel, tels que décrits ici : NIVEAU D'INTENSITÉ DU DANGER Il existe trois niveaux d'intensité du danger, identifiés par des termes d'avertissement - AVERTISSEMENT, ATTENTION et POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ. Le niveau d'intensité du danger est déterminé par les définitions suivantes : AVERTISSEMENT - Dangers ou méthodes dangereuses qui POURRAIENT provoquer de graves blessures ou entraîner la mort...
  • Page 10: Grounding Instructions

    Safety Grounding Instructions THIS PRODUCT IS FOR COMMERCIAL USE ONLY. Electrical: In the USA this machine operates on a standard 15 amp 115V, 60 hz, A.C. power circuit . The amp, hertz, and voltage are listed on the data label found on each machine.
  • Page 11 Notes 86386990 Operators Manual - Floor Polisher...
  • Page 12: Operations

    Operations Technical Specifications ITEM DIMENSION/CAPACITY/MODEL Molded UL-recognized PE chassis with heavy- CONSTRUCTION duty rubber bumper, tubular steel adjustable handle with die cast aluminum handle housing MOTOR 1.5HP 115V induction 17”, 20” 1.75 HP 115V 175/300RPM Dual Speed BRUSH/PAD SPEED 175 rpm 17”, 20”...
  • Page 13: Handle Installation

    Operations Handle Installation WHEN INSTALLING THE HANDLE ASSEMBLY, CHECK ORIENTATION OF THE CORD ASM AND CORD HOOK. MOTOR PLUG RECEPTACLE MOTOR PLUG PIVOT CHASSIS HOLE ASSEMBLY (SEE NOTE) The handle must be installed by qualified personnel. Read all instructions thoroughly. The machine is shipped with handle unassembled.
  • Page 14: Controls

    Operations Controls NOTE: It is incorrect to make it lock opposite from the way it was assembled by applying 1. Safety Lock – Prevents unintended operation of more force to the nut. the machine. The pivot pin is off center in relationship to the axis of 2.
  • Page 15: Machine Operation

    Operations Machine Operation 5. With the safety lock forward, squeeze one or both of the switch levers, turning the machine on. (These levers can be operated independently of each other). The safety lock will not re-engage until both levers are released. For Indoor use only.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Maintenance Scrub Brushes Finished Floors NOTE: All original equipment brushes are equipped Nylon Polish is the softest brush. It will gently clean with “Perform Alert©”. This feature will tell the finished tile or terrazzo floors without removing floor operator when it is time to replace the scrub finish or floor material.
  • Page 17: Machine Troubleshooting

    Maintenance Machine Troubleshooting PROBLEM CAUSE SOLUTION Circuit breaker tripped in building. Check and reset. Test switch for continuity and Power switch failure replace if necessary. Tripped circuit breaker Reset. Faulty power cord Replace. Machine will not run Replace CAUTION: To reduce the risk of Fuse in motor blown electrical shock, unplug the machine before opening fuse...
  • Page 18: Suggested Spare Parts

    Suggested Spare Parts 86224750 SPRING 86224740 SPRING 86225710 WASHER 86215130 ADJUSTMENT BAR 86312460 BREAKER 86222560 PIN 86223550 ROD MOTOR DUAL SPEED MOTOR 1 SPEED 86388280 BRUSH 86377960 COUPLING 86000140 BRUSH, 17" NYL. POL. W/CLT.PLT 86283800 BRUSH, 17" NYL.SCRUB W/CLT.PLT 86000130 BRUSH, 17"...
  • Page 19 Notes 86386990 Operators Manual - Floor Polisher...