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MD-170

Installation/Operator's Manual

WARNING: For your safety the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury or death.

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapor and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

WHAT DO YOU DO IF YOU SMELL GAS

*Do not try to light any appliance.

*Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.

*Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.

*Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions.

*If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.

AVERTISSEMENT: Assurez-vousde bien suivre les instructions données dans cette notice pour réduire au minimum le risque d’incendie ou d’explosion ou pour éviter tout dommage matériel, toute blessure ou la mort.

Ne pas entreposer ni utiliser d’essence ni d’autres vapeurs ou liquides inflammables dans le voisinage de cet appareil ou de tout autre appareil.

QUE FAIRE SI VOUS SENTEZ UNE ODEUR DE GAZ:

*Ne pas tenter d’allumer d’appareil.

*Ne touchez à aucun interrupteur. Ne pas vous servir des téléphones se trouvant dans le bâtiment où vous vous trouvez..

*Évacuez la pièce, le bâtiment ou la zone.

*Appelez immédiatement votre fournisseur de gaz depuis un voisin. Suivez les instructions du fournisseur.

*Si vous ne pouvez rejoindre le fournisseur de gaz, appelez le service des incendies.

L’installation et l’entretien doivent être assurés par un installateur ou un service d’entretien qualifié ou par le fournisseur de gaz.

For replacement parts, contact the distributor from which the dryer was purchased or contact:

Maytag Co.

403 West Fourth St North

Newton, Iowa 50208 (515) 787-7000

020800JEV/abe

ADC Part No. 113024

Retain This Manual In A Safe Place For Future Reference

Our products embody advanced concepts in engineering, design, and safety. If this product is properly maintained, it will provide many years of safe, efficient, and trouble-freeoperation.

ONLY qualified technicians should service this equipment.

OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS displayed on the equipment or specified in the installation and operator's manual included with the dryer.

The following “FOR YOUR SAFETY” cautionmust be posted near the dryer in a prominent location.

FOR YOUR SAFETY

Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

POUR VOTRE SÉCURITÉ

Ne pas entreposer ni utiliser d’essence ni d’autres vapeurs ou liquides inflammables dans le voisinage de cet appareil ou de yout autre appareil.

We have tried to make this manual as complete as possible and hope you will find it useful. Manufacturer reserves the right to make changes from time to time, without notice or obligation, in prices, specifications, colors, and material, and to change or discontinue models.

Important

For your convenience, log the following information:

DATE OF PURCHASE

 

MODEL NO.

MD-170

DISTRIBUTORS NAME

Serial Number(s)

For replacement parts, contact the distributor from which the dryer was purchased or contact:

Maytag Co.

403 West Fourth St North

Newton, Iowa 50208

(515) 787-7000

“IMPORTANT NOTE TO PURCHASER”

Information must be obtained from your local gas supplier on the instructions to be followed if the user smells gas. These instructions must be posted in a prominent location near the dryer.

IMPORTANT

YOU MUST DISCONNECT and LOCKOUTTHE ELECTRIC SUPPLYand THE GAS SUPPLYBEFOREANYCOVERSorGUARDSAREREMOVEDFROMTHEMACHINE TOALLOWACCESS FOR CLEANING,ADJUSTING, INSTALLATION, orTESTING OFANYEQUIPMENT per OSHA (Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration) STAN-

DARDS.

“Caution: Label all wires prior to disconnection when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause improper operation.”

«Attention: Lor des opérations d’entretien des commandes étiqueter tous fils avant de les déconnecter. Toute erreur de câblage peut étre une source de danger et de panne.»

CAUTION

DRYERS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDEDWHILE IN OPERATION.

WARNING

CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BEALLOWEDTO PLAYON OR NEARTHE DRYERS. CHILDRENSHOULD BE SUPERVISED IFNEAR DRYERS IN OPERATION.

FOR YOUR SAFETY

DO NOT DRYMOPHEADS IN THE DRYER.

DO NOT USE DRYER IN THE PRESENCE OF DRYCLEANING FUMES.

WARNING

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should the door switch or the heat circuit devices ever be disabled.

WARNING

The dryer must never be operated with any of the back guards, outer tops, or service panels removed. PERSONALINJURY or FIRE COULD RESULT.

WARNING

DRYER MUST NEVER BE OPERATED WITHOUTTHE LINT FILTER and SCREEN IN PLACE, EVEN IFAN EXTERNALLINTCOLLECTION SYSTEM IS USED.

IMPORTANT

PLEASE OBSERVE ALL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS displayed on the equipment and specified in the installation and operator's manual included with the dryer.

Dryers must not be installed or stored in an area where it will be exposed to water or weather.

The wiring diagram for the dryer is located in the front electrical control box area.

Table of Contents

 

SECTION I

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ...............................................................................

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A. RECEIVING and HANDLING ...................................................................................................

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B. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS ........................................................................................................

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SECTION II

 

SUPER AD-30SPECIFICATIONS..........................................................................

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A. SPECIFICATIONS (Gas and Steam Models) .............................................................................

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B COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION ...........................................................................................

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SECTION III

 

INSTALLATION PROCEDURES .........................................................................

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A. LOCATION REQUIREMENTS ..............................................................................................

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B. UNPACKING/SETTING UP ..................................................................................................

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C. DRYER ENCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS .............................................................................

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D. FRESH AIR SUPPLY ..............................................................................................................

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E. EXHAUST REQUIREMENTS ................................................................................................

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F. ELECTRICAL INFORMATION ..............................................................................................

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G. GAS INFORMATION .............................................................................................................

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H. STEAM INFORMATION .......................................................................................................

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I. PREPARATION FOR OPERATION / START-UP ...................................................................

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J. PREOPERATIONAL TESTS ...................................................................................................

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K. SHUT DOWN INSTRUCTIONS ...........................................................................................

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L. COMPRESSED AIR REQUIREMENTS .................................................................................

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SECTION IV

 

SERVICE / PARTS INFORMATION....................................................................

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A. SERVICE .................................................................................................................................

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B. PARTS .....................................................................................................................................

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SECTION V

 

WARRANTY INFORMATION ..............................................................................

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A. RETURNING WARRANTY CARD(S) ...................................................................................

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SECTION VI

 

ROUTINE MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................

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A. CLEANING ............................................................................................................................

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B. ADJUSTMENTS .....................................................................................................................

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C. LUBRICATION .......................................................................................................................

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SECTION VII

 

TROUBLESHOOTING ...........................................................................................

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SECTION VIII

 

REVERSING TIMER SPIN / DWELL ADJUSTMENTS ..................................

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SECTION IX

 

DATA LABEL LOCATION/INFORMATION ......................................................

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SECTION X

 

PROCEDURE FOR FUNCTIONAL CHECK OF REPLACEMENT

 

COMONENTS ..........................................................................................................

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SECTION XI

 

BURNER AND LINT (TUMBLER) CHAMBER MANUAL RESET

 

HI-LIMITINSTRUCTIONS..............................................................................

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SECTION I

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

A. RECEIVING and HANDLING

The dryer is shipped in a protective stretch wrap cover with protective cardboard corners and top cover (or optional box) as a means of preventing damage in transit. Upon delivery, the dryer and/or packaging, and wooden skid should be visually inspected for shipping damage. If any damage whatsoever is noticed, inspect further before delivering carrier leaves.

Dryers damaged in shipment:

1.ALL dryersshould be inspected upon receipt and before they are signed for.

2.If there is suspected damage or actual damage, the trucker's receipt should be so noted.

3.If the dryer is damaged beyond repair, it should be refused. Those dryers which were not damaged in a damaged shipmentshould be accepted, but the number received and the number refusedmust be noted on the receipt.

4.If you determine that the dryer was damaged after the trucker has left your location, you should call the delivering carrier's freight terminal immediately and file a claim. The freight company considers this concealed damage. This type of freight claim is very difficult to get paid and becomes extremely difficult when more than a day or two passes after the freight was delivered. It is your responsibility to file freight claims. Dryer/parts damaged in transit cannot be claimed under warranty.

5.Freight claims are the responsibility of the consignee, and ALL claimsmust be filed at the receiving end. The manufacturer assumes no responsibility for freight claims or damages.

6.If you need assistance in handling the situation, please contact the manufacturer's Traffic Manager at (508) 678-9000.

IMPORTANT: The dryermust be transported and handled in an upright position at all times.

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B. SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manualmust be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.

WARNING: The dryer must never be operated with any of the back guards, outer tops, or service panels removed. PERSONAL INJURY or FIRE COULD RESULT.

1.DO NOT store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

2.Purchaser/user should consult the local gas supplier for proper instructions to be followed in the event the user smells gas. The instructions should be posted in a prominent location.

3.WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS...

a.DO NOT try to light any appliance.

b.DO NOT touch any electrical switch.

c.DO NOT use any phone in your building.

d.Clear the room, building, or area of ALL occupants.

e.Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions.

f.If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

4.Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency, or gas supplier.

5.Dryer(s) must be exhausted to the outdoors.

6.Although the manufacturer produces a very versatile machine, there are some articles that, due to fabric composition or cleaning method, should not be dried in it.

WARNING: Dry onlywater-washedfabrics.DO NOT dry articles spotted or washed in dry cleaning solvents, a combustible detergent, or "all purpose" cleaner.

EXPLOSION COULD RESULT.

WARNING:DO NOT dry rags or articles coated or contaminated with gasoline, kerosene, oil, paint, or wax.

EXPLOSION COULD RESULT.

WARNING:DO NOT dry mop heads. Contamination by wax or flammable solvents will create a fire hazard.

WARNING:DO NOT use heat for drying articles that contain plastic, foam, sponge rubber, or similarly textured rubber materials. Drying in a heated tumbler (basket) may damage plastics or rubber and also may be a fire hazard.

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7.A program should be established for the inspection and cleaning of lint in the heating unit area, exhaust duct work, and inside the dryer. The frequency of inspection and cleaning can best be determined from experience at each location.

WARNING: The collection of lint in the burner area and exhaust duct work can create a potential fire hazard.

8.For personal safety, the dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes and/or the National Electrical Code ANSI/NFPA NO.70-LATESTEDITION.

NOTE: Failure to do so willVOID THE WARRANTY.

9.UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES should the dryer door switches, lint door switch, heat safety circuit ever be disabled.

WARNING: PERSONAL INJURY or FIRE COULD RESULT.

10.This dryer is not to be used in the presence of dry cleaning solvents or fumes.

11.Remove articles from the dryer as soon as the drying cycle has been completed.

WARNING: Articles left in the dryer after the drying and cooling cycles have been completed can create a fire hazard.

12.DO NOT operate steam dryers with more than 125 PSI steam pressure. Excessive steam pressure can damage steam coil and/or harm personnel.

13.Replace leaking flexible hoses or other steam fixtures immediately. DO NOT operate the dryer with leaking flexible hoses.PERSONAL INJURY MAY RESULT.

14.READ and FOLLOW ALL CAUTION and DIRECTION LABELS ATTACHED TO THE DRYER.

WARNING: YOU MUST DISCONNECT and LOCKOUT THE ELECTRIC SUPPLY and

THE GAS SUPPLY or THE STEAM SUPPLY BEFOREANY COVERS or GUARDS ARE REMOVED FROM THE MACHINE TO ALLOWACCESS FOR CLEANING,ADJUSTING, INSTALLATION, or TESTING OFANY EQUIPMENT per OSHA (Occupational Safety and HealthAdministration)

STANDARDS.

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SECTION II

SPECIFICATIONS / COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION

A. SPECIFICATIONS (GAS and STEAM)

Maximum Capacity (Dry Weight)

170 lbs.

 

77.1 kg

 

 

 

 

 

Basket Diameter

51-1/2"

 

130.8 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Basket Depth

42-1/2"

 

107.9 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Basket Motor

1 HP

 

.746 kw

 

 

 

 

 

Blower Motor

7-1/2HP

 

5.6 kw

 

 

 

 

 

Door Opening (Diameter)

31-3/8"

 

79.7 cm

 

 

 

 

 

Basket Volume

51.2 cu. ft.

 

1.45 cu. m.

 

 

 

 

 

Dryers Per 20’/40’ Container

 

3/7

 

 

 

 

 

Dryers Per 45’ /48’ Truck

 

8/8

 

 

 

 

 

Voltage Available

208-600v /3ø / 3, 4w 50/60 Hz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Heat Input

550,000 btu/hr

 

138,600 kcal/hr

 

 

 

 

 

Gas

Approx. Weight (Uncrated)

1,900 lbs.

 

861.3 kg

 

 

 

 

Approx. Weight (Crated)

2,065 lbs.

 

936.1 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Airflow

3,700 cfm

 

104.75 cmm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Inlet Size

1-1/2"

 

3.81 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compressed Air Connection

1/8" F.P.T.

 

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Compressed Air Requirement

2.5 cfm @ 80 PSI

 

.007 cmm @ 552 kPa

 

 

 

 

 

Voltage Available

208-600v /3ø / 3, 4w 50/60 Hz

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approx. Weight (Uncrated)

2,050 lbs.

 

929.3 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approx. Weight (Crated)

2,220 lbs.

 

1,006.3 kg

Steam

 

 

 

 

Inlet Size

1-1/2"

 

3.81 cm

 

Heat Input

 

19 Bhp

 

Steam Consumption

725 lbs/hr

 

329.1 kg/hr

 

Airflow

4,400 cfm

 

124.56 cmm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Return Size

1-1/2"

 

3.81 cm

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compressed Air Connection

1/8" F.P.T

 

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Compressed Air Requirement

6 cfh @ 80 PSI

 

.017 cmm @ 552 kPa

 

 

 

 

 

Shaded areas are stated in metric equivalents

IMPORTANT: Gas dryers and steam dryersmust be provided with a clean, dry, regulated 80 PSI ±10 PSI (552 kPa ± 0.69 kPa) air supply.

NOTE: The manufacturer reserves the right to make changes in specifications at any time, without notice or obligation.

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