16. CHECK DAMAGED PARTS AND AIR LEAK.
Before further use of the compressor, a guard or
other part is damaged should be carefully checked to
determine that it will operate properly and perform
its intended function. Check for alignment of moving
parts, binding of moving parts, breakage of parts,
mounting, air leak, and any other conditions that may
affect its operation.
A guard or other part that is damaged should be
properly repaired or replaced by an authorized service
center unless otherwise indicated elsewhere in this
Have defective pressure switches replaced by
authorized service center.
Do not use compressor if switch does not turn it on
17. NEVER USE COMPRESSOR FOR APPLICATIONS
OTHER THAN THOSE SPECIFIED.
Never use compressor for applications other than
those specified in the Instruction Manual.
18. HANDLE COMPRESSOR CORRECTLY.
Operate the compressor according to the instructions
provided herein. Never allow the compressor to be
operated by children, individuals unfamiliar with its
operation or unauthorized personnel.
19. KEEP ALL SCREWS, BOLTS AND COVERS
TIGHTLY IN PLACE.
Keep all screws, bolts, and covers tightly mounted.
Check their conditions periodically.
20. KEEP MOTOR AIR VENT CLEAN.
The motor air vent must be kept clean so that air can
freely flow at all times. Check for dust build-up
21. OPERATE COMPRESSOR AT THE RATED
Operate the compressor at voltages specified on their
If using the compressor at a higher voltage than the
rated voltage, it will result in abnormally fast motor
revolution and may damage the unit and burn out the
22. NEVER USE A COMPRESSOR WHICH IS
DEFECTIVE OR OPERATING ABNORMALLY.
If the compressor appears to be operating unusually,
making strange noises or vibration, or otherwise
appears defective, stop using it immediately and
arrange for repairs by a Hitachi authorized service
23. DO NOT WIPE PLASTIC PARTS WITH SOLVENT.
Solvents such as gasoline, thinner, benzine, carbon
tetrachloride, and alcohol may damage and crack
plastic parts. Do not wipe them with such solvents.
Wipe plastic parts with a soft cloth lightly dampened
with soapy water and dry thoroughly.
24. USE ONLY GENUINE HITACHI REPLACEMENT
Replacement parts not manufactured by Hitachi may
void your warranty and can lead to malfunction and
resulting injuries. Genuine Hitachi parts are available
from your dealer.
25. DO NOT MODIFY THE COMPRESSOR.
Do not modify the compressor. Always contact the
Hitachi authorized service center any repairs.
Unauthorized modification may not only impair the
compressor performance but may also result in
accident or injury to repair personnel who do not have
the required knowledge and technical expertise to
perform the repair operations correctly.
26. PUSH THE KNOB OF THE PRESSURE SWITCH
TO OFF WHEN THE COMPRESSOR IS NOT
When the compressor is not used, push the knob of
the pressure switch OFF, disconnect it from the power
source and open the drain cock to discharge the
compressed air from the air tank.
27. NEVER TOUCH HOT SURFACE.
To reduce the risk of burns, do not touch tubes, heads,
cylinder and motors.
28. DO NOT DIRECT AIR STREAM AT BODY.
Risk of injury, do not direct air stream at persons or
Never use compressed air for breathing or respirators.
29. DRAIN TANK.
Risk of bursting. Water will condense in the air tank. If
not drained, water will corrode and weaken the air
tank causing a risk of air tank rupture.
Drain tank daily or after 4 hours of use.
To drain tank open valve slowly and tilt compressor to
empty accumulated water.
30. DO NOT STOP COMPRESSOR BY PULLING OUT
This could result in damage to the unit.
Use the "ON/OFF" knob of pressure switch.
31. MAKE SURE THE COMPRESSOR OUTLET
PRESSURE IS SET LOWER THAN THE
MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE OF THE
Too much air pressure causes a hazardous risk of
bursting. Check the manufacturer's maximum
pressure rating for air tools and accessories. The
regulator outlet pressure must never exceed the
maximum pressure rating.
32. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO OPERATE THIS
COMPRESSOR WITHOUT FIRST ADDING OIL TO
The compressor is shipped without oil in the
Serious damage can result from even limited
operation unless filled with oil and broken in correctly.
Make sure to closely follow initial prior to operation
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