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Installation
Iinstructions
for your new
TKirlpool
TRASH MASHER@ COMPACTOR
BEFOREYOU
USEYOURCOMPACTOR...
Be sure your compactor is properly installed in an appropriate
level area and a place suitable for the size, function
and protection
of the compactor.
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
Observe
All Governing
Codes and Ordinances
A 120-Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15-Ampere fused electrical supply is required. (Time delay fuse or circuit breaker is recom-
mended.) It is recommended
that a separate circuit serving only this applrance be provided. DO NOT use an exten-
sion cord.
RECOMMENDED
GROUNDING
METHOD
DO NOT,
UNDER
ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES,
REMOVE
THE
POWER
SUPPLY
CORD
)-PRONG
GROUNDING
TYPE
GROUND PRONG.
For your personal
safety,
this appliance
must be
grounded.
This appliance
is equipped
with a power
supply
cord having
a 3-prong
grounding
plug. To
minimize
possible
shock hazard, the cord must be
plugged
into a mating 3-prong grounding
type wall
receptacle,
grounded
in accordance
with
the
National
Electrical
Code and local codes and or-
dinances.
If a mating wall receptacle is not available,
it is the personal responsibility
and obligation
of the
customer
to have a properly grounded
3-prong wall
receptacle
installed
by a qualified
electrician.
See
Figure 1.
WALL RECEPTACLE
\
-
POWER SUPPLY
FIGURE 1
ALTERNATE
GROUNDING
METHOD
(Do not use in Canada)
DO NOT,
UNDER
ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES,
GROUND ASSEMBLY
(ATTACH TO CROUNOEO
COLD WATER PIPE)
REMOVE
THE
POWER
SUPPLY
CORD
GROUND PRONG.
&-ELECTRICALLV
GROUNDED
COLD WATER PIPE
If changing and properly grounding the wall receptacle
is impossible
and where local codes permit (consult
your electrical inspector), a temporary adapter may be
plugged
into the existing
2-prong wall receptacle
to
mate with the 3-prong power supply cord. See Figure
2. THIS, HOWEVER,
IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
(REMOVE
.I
If this is done, you must connect the grounding
eyelet
on the adapter to the wall receptacle coverplate screw
3.PRONG -
and from this same screw you must connect a separate
GROUNDING
PLUG
copper ground wire (No. 18 minimum) to a grounded
t
cold water pipe.
l
See Figure 2. Do not ground to a gas
POWER SUPPLY
WALL RECEPTACLE
supply pipe. Do not connect to electrical supply until
appliance
is permanently
grounded.
*Grounded
cold water
pipe must have metal
contmurty
to
electrical
ground
and not be interrupted
by plasttc,
rub-
ber or other
Insulating
connectors
such as hoses,
fittings,
washers
or gaskets
(including
water
meter
or pump).
Any
electrically
insulating
connector
should
be jumped
as
shown
below
with a length
of No. 4 copper
wtre securely
clamped
at both ends.
-lMPORTANT-
DO NOT REMOVE THIS INSTRUCTION SHEET UNTIL READY FOR INSTALLATION
AFTER COMPLETING
THE INSTALLATION.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
FOR FUTURE USE.
1
Part No. 780337
Rev. I3

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