TYPE OF WATER
Locate the cold water line in the sink cabinet. It is recom-
but not required,
that the cold water line be soft
water. You can use the saddle valve provided
unit to tap into the cold water line. See Fig. 5. Or you can
pipe fittings locally such as a com-
fitting. The fitting must provide
to the Reverse Osmosis
NOTE: Local code may dictate
which type of water fit-
ting is used. Consult a plumber if you are not familiar
with local codes or plumbing
NOTE: Codes in the state of Massachusetts
by a licensed plumber
and do not permit
use of saddle valves.
If you live in the state of Massachusetts,
ing code 248-CMR
of the Commonwealth
with the installation.
with your package)
This fitting will be installed
on the cold water pipe. The
fitting must provide
steps to install the saddle valve
Review Fig. 5 and familiarize
with all parts of
the saddle valve. This valve will self-tap a hole in cop-
or plastic pipe.
close the hot and cold
(See Figure 5).
on iron pipe, drill a 1/8" hole for the pierc-
if a battery-powered
hand drill is not
and an electric drill is used, ensure that the
drill is properly grounded.
Place the seal on the inside of Clamp X. See Fig. 5.
Turn the valve handle all the way out.(counter-clock-
wise) Be sure the piercing
pin does not stick out
4. Place Clamp X and Z around
the pipe. Secure in place
with two screws. Tighten both screws evenly. Do not
over tighten screws. See Fig. 5.
5. Turn the valve handle all the way in. (clockwise)
will pierce the wall of the pipe. See Fig. 5.
6. Do not connect the tubing to the fitting at this time.
This will occur later in the installation.
Once the saddle
the nut near
need to be tightened
Nut - tighten
Use to Connect
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