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
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 otherwise appears
defective, stop using it immediately and arrange for
repairs by a Hitachi authorized service center.
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.
When servicing use only identical replacement parts.
Repairs should be conducted only by a Hitachi authorized service center.
24. USE ONLY GENUINE HITACHI REPLACEMENT PARTS.
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. TURN OFF THE PRESSURE SWITCH WHEN THE
COMPRESSOR IS NOT USED.
When the compressor is not used, turn 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
29. DRAIN TANK.
Drain tank daily or after 4 hours of use. Open drain fit-
ting and tilt compressor to empty accumulated water.
30. DO NOT STOP COMPRESSOR BY PULLING OUT
Use the "AUTO/OFF" knob of pressure switch.
31. USE ONLY RECOMMENDED AIR HANDLING PARTS
ACCEPTABLE FOR PRESSURE NOT LESS THAN 125
PSI (8.6 BAR)
Risk of bursting. Use only recommended air handling
parts acceptable for pressures not less than 125 psi (8.6
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