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STA-RITE SilentFlo SF550100 Owner's Manual

Installation, operation and service
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For the Installation, Operation and Service of
SilentFlo
Pool Pump
The pump must be supplied from a circuit
protected by a residual current device (RCD) with
a maximum rated residual current of 30mA
Should the installer or owner be unfamiliar with the correct
installation or operation of this type of equipment you should contact
the distributor/manufacturer for the correct advice before proceeding
with the installation or operation of this product.

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  Summary of Contents for STA-RITE SilentFlo SF550100

  • Page 1 For the Installation, Operation and Service of SilentFlo Pool Pump The pump must be supplied from a circuit protected by a residual current device (RCD) with a maximum rated residual current of 30mA Should the installer or owner be unfamiliar with the correct installation or operation of this type of equipment you should contact the distributor/manufacturer for the correct advice before proceeding with the installation or operation of this product.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Page Model Data Installation Pressure Testing Pump Mount Tefl on Taping Instructions Fittings Pool Outlets Entrapment Protection Testing and Certifi cation Outlets per Pump Water Velocity Electrical Operation Priming Pump Service and Maintenance Troubleshooting Parts Breakdown Warranty...
  • Page 3: Model Data

    Model Data Part Output Power Max Total Head Number (hp) SF550100 SF750103 SF1100100 1100 SF1500100 1500 Technical Information Inlet (Suction): ABS Barrel Union to suit 50mm I.D PVC pipe to AS/NZS 1477 Outlet (Discharge): ABS Barrel Union to suit 50mm I.D PVC pipe...
  • Page 4: Installation

    Installation Silentfl o is electrically connected. Ensure that it is isolated from electrical supply during installation and any subsequent service work. The pump should be installed and serviced by a suitably qualifi ed person in order to avoid hazard. These instructions are a guide only. Should you the installer or owner of the product be unfamiliar with the correct installation or operation of this product you should contact a suitably qualifed person for advice.
  • Page 5: Pressure Testing

    Pressure Testing (Have a trained pool professional perform all pressure tests). Before pressure testing, make the following safety checks: 1. Check all clamps, bolts, lids, and system accessories prior to testing. 2. Release all air in system before testing. 3. Tighten trap lid to 4.1kg-m torque for testing. 4.
  • Page 6: Pump Mount

    Pump Mount Pump mount must: 1. Be located away from corrosive or fl ammable chemicals. Have enough ventilation to maintain air tempertaure at less than the maximum ambient temperture rating. If this pump is installed in an enclosure/pump house, the enclosure must have adequate ventilation (200sq.cm min, inlet &...
  • Page 7: Tefl On Taping Instructions

    Tefl on Taping Instructions • Use only new or clean PVC pipe fi ttings. • Wrap male pipe threads with a suffi cient number of layers of Tefl on tape. Cover entire thread portion. • Do not overtighten or tighten past thread stop in pump port. •...
  • Page 8: Entrapment Protection

    Pump suctions are hazardous and can trap and drown or disembowel bathers. Do not use or operate pump, pool or spa if a suction outlet cover is missing, broken, or loose. Follow the guidelines below for a pump installation which minimises risk to users or pools and spas.
  • Page 9: Electrical

    800mm Certified Anti-entrapment Certified Anti-entrapment Cover or Suction Fitting, Cover or Suction Fitting, screw fastened to Main screw fastened to Main No valves between Tee Drain Sump Drain Sump and Main Drains Suction Outlet Suction Outlet (Main Drain) (Main Drain) Pump Valves OK between pump and Tee...
  • Page 10: Operation

    Operation The pump operator or owner must be provided with this owner’s manual. This must be read before operation, and followed during operation. The pump is not intended for use by young children or infi rm persons without supervision. Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the pump.
  • Page 11: Priming Pump

    An automatic internal thermal overload switch protects the motor from heat damage during operation and if operated can restart without notice. Maximum ambient temperature for motor operation must not exceed maximum ambient temperature range (See page 4). Switch the pump off at the controller or power point while ambient temperature exceeds maximum.
  • Page 12: Service And Maintenance

    Service & Maintenance To avoid dangerous or fatal electrical shock hazard, turn OFF power to motor and remove plug from power outlet before working on pump or motor. Routine Maintenance requires regular checking of the pump to ensure no water is leaking from joints whilst pump is operating and inspection/cleaning of trap basket.
  • Page 13: Troubleshooting

    Trouble Shooting No lubrication or regular maintenance is needed beyond reasonable care and periodic cleaning of strainer basket. When pump is not in use and there is a risk of frost, empty it completely through the drain plug. If shaft seal is worn or damaged consult your Pentair Water authorised service agent.
  • Page 14: Trouble Shooting

    Trouble Shooting Symptom Cause Remedy No water coming from pump Air ingress to system. Prime the pump. Check that there (Pump is working). are no air leaks in the suction piping or fi ttings. Ensure the strainer lid is airtight and fi tted securely.
  • Page 15: Parts Breakdown

    Parts Breakdown...
  • Page 16 Notes...
  • Page 17 Notes...
  • Page 18 Pentair Water Product Warranty Pentair Water warrants that, when this product is used for the purpose it was designed, is correctly housed and vented against weather, vermin, dust etc., that it will be free of material and manufacturing defects at the time of the original purchase. This warranty is limited to the cost of the product and does not cover third party costs including the costs of electricians, plumbers, etc.
  • Page 19: Warranty

    Pentair Water Product Warranty (Continued) h) water ingression or exposure to abnormal corrosive conditions or “run dry” conditions; any other cause which does not relate to a product defect. 2) Damage caused to the product as a consequence of use of another manufacturer’s product used in conjunction with Pentair Water and affiliate companies.
  • Page 20 IMPORTANT Please attach your sales invoice/docket here as proof of purchase should warranty service be required. Please do not return Warranty - Retain for your records. Purchased From ........................Purchase Date........Serial No......Model No......Pacifi c Head Offi ce Australia Pentair Water Australia Pty Ltd Notting Hill Victoria, Australia...