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Operating Instructions & Parts Manual

SEP4, SEP5,

SEP6 and SEP8

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Sewer Ejector Pump

Description

The submersible pump is designed for home applications. The unit is equipped with a 3-prong grounding

type power cord. Motor is oil-filled and sealed for cooler running and designed to operate under water. This pump is not suitable for aquatic life, ponds or fountains.

Unpacking

Inspect this unit before it is used. Occasionally, products are damaged during shipment. If the pump or components are damaged, return the unit to the place of purchase for replacement. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or death.

Important Safety

Instructions

READ AND FOLLOW ALL INSTRUCTIONS

Safety Guidelines

This manual contains information that is very important to know and understand. This information is provided for SAFETY and to PREVENT

EQUIPMENT PROBLEMS. To help recognize this information, observe the following symbols:

Danger indicates an imminently

hazardous situation which, if not avoided, WILL result in death or serious injury.

Warning indicates a potentially

hazardous situation which, if not avoided, COULD result in death or serious injury.

Caution indicates a potentially

hazardous situation which, if not avoided, MAY result in minor or moderate injury.

Notice indicates important

information, that if not followed, MAY cause damage to equipment.

General Safety

Information

CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65

This product or

its power cord may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION

Do not use to

pump flammable or explosive fluids such as gasoline, fuel oil, kerosene, etc. Do not

use in a flammable and/or explosive atmosphere. Personal injury and/or property damage could result.

This pump is not designed

to handle salt water, brine, laundry discharge or any other application which may contain caustic chemicals and/or foreign materials. Pump damage could occur if used in these applications and will void warranty.

All wiring must be performed by a

qualified electrician.

If the

basement has water or moisture on the floor, do not walk on wet area until all

power is turned off. If the shut-off box is in the basement, call an electrician.

Remove pump and either repair or replace. Failure to follow this warning could result in fatal electrical shock.

Specifications

Power supply requirements

 

SEP4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

120V, 60 hz

SEP5, SEP6, and SEP8 . . . . . . . . . .

240V, 60 hz

Motor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Single phase, oil filled

Horsepower/Current

 

SEP4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1/2 HP, 12A @ 115VAC

SEP5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3/4 HP, 7A @ 230VAC

SEP6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

1 HP, 8.5A @ 230VAC

SEP8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

2 HP, 12A @ 230VAC

Liquid temperature range . . . . . . .

40°F to 120°F

Circuit requirements . . . . . . . . . . . .

15 amps (min)

Dimensions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

11 1/2 in. high x 9 3/4 in. base

Construction

Motor housing . . . . . . . . . . .

Cast Iron

Volute . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Cast Iron

Impeller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Cast Iron

Shaft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Low carbon steel

Seals. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Buna N

Discharge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

3 in. NPT

 

2 in. NPT (Adapter included)

REMINDER: Keep your dated proof of purchase for warranty purposes! Attach it to this manual or file it for safekeeping.

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For parts, product & service information

332200-001 2/09

 

visit www.waynepumps.com

 

Operating Instructions and Parts Manual

General Information

 

 

Functionally, the liquid in the basin rises

Installation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and trips the first float, but the pumps do

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Always

 

 

Sewage Pump Systems:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

not turn ON. As the liquid level rises, it

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

disconnect

 

 

Simplex System

 

 

trips the second float, activating one of the

the power source before

 

 

 

 

A simplex system consists of one pump,

 

 

pumps. Once the liquid level recedes and

attempting to install, service,

 

 

 

 

no longer trips the second float, the pump

 

 

its control switch, and one basin. It is

 

 

relocate or maintain the pump.

 

 

 

 

 

 

will turn OFF. If the second float is tripped

Never touch sump pump, pump motor,

used in applications where less than

 

 

 

 

again, the other pump will turn ON.

water or discharge piping when pump is

six toilets (units) are discharged into

 

 

 

 

If for some reason the liquid level

connected to electrical power. Never handle

a basin. The simplex unit is generally

 

 

 

 

a pump or pump motor with wet hands or

operated with a contactor to turn

 

 

increases past the second float and trips

 

 

when standing on wet or damp surface or

the pump ON and OFF. The contactor

 

 

the third float, both pumps turn ON and

in water. Fatal electrical shock could occur.

is activated by a single pole float

 

 

trips the alarm.

Some models of this product include

switch. The float switch is a wide-angle

 

 

Under normal circumstances, the first

 

 

a grounded plug for quick installation

differential switch that rises with the

 

 

pump will handle the flow after the

 

 

anywhere a grounded outlet is

liquid level and turns the pump ON.

 

 

second float is tripped. In those cases,

 

 

accessible. Some models must be

As the liquid level decreases, the float

 

 

the liquid level will recede until it drops

 

 

incorporated into the building’s

lowers and turns the pump OFF. The

 

 

the lower float. This action turns the

 

 

electrical system. Models without plugs

switch differential is 120º.

 

 

pump OFF. The next time that the liquid

 

 

must be connected to a grounded

 

 

 

level rises, the other pump turns ON. This

Sewage Pump Systems:

 

 

circuit. The circuit should be equipped

 

 

alternates the pumps; this prevents lock-

Duplex System

 

 

with a ground fault interrupter device.

 

 

up and extends the lifer of both pumps.

 

 

All models without plug-in power cords

A duplex system is used in applications

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Available Controls

systems must be installed by a qualified

where more than six toilets (units) are

 

 

discharged into a basin. However, each

 

 

For 115 volt only, a wide angle float

electrician. All models with a plug-in

 

 

power cords system should still have a

pump should be sized to handle the entire

 

 

switch can be supplied with a plug-thru

 

 

qualified electrician inspect the outlet

flow in case one pump fails. The duplex

 

 

series plug.

 

 

being used to ensure proper wiring.

unit is controlled by a NEMA 1 control

 

 

For 230 volt Simplex units, a NEMA 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

panel that has an automatic alternator,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Simplex Controller with a hand-off-auto

 

Grounding

Grounded

run lights, hand-off-auto switches, and

 

 

 

 

 

switch and run light can be supplied.

 

an alarm bell. The duplex control panel

 

 

 

Blade

Outlet

 

 

This is supplied with a wide-angle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

is supplied with three float switches. The

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

switch for automatic operation.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

floats are to be positioned so that the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For 230 volt Duplex units, a NEMA 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lower float turns the pumps OFF. The

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

second float alternates turning first one

 

 

control panel can be supplied with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEST

RESET

 

pump ON and then the other pump ON.

 

 

a hand-off-auto switches, run lights,

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Power

 

 

 

 

The third float will turn BOTH pumps ON

 

 

pump alternator, and an alarm bell.

Cord

 

 

 

 

 

in case one pump cannot handle the flow.

 

 

This is supplied with a three float switch

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Switch

 

 

 

 

The third float will also sound the alarm

 

 

system for automatic operation.

 

 

 

Cord

 

 

 

 

(which remains on until the system is reset).

 

 

 

 

Figure 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The control switch is a wide-angle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

system which prevents short cycling of

 

 

 

 

 

the pump motor and the consequential

 

 

 

 

 

problems that short cycling can cause.

 

 

 

 

 

The switch can be mounted on the

 

 

 

 

 

discharge pipe (just above the pump

 

 

 

 

 

discharge flange). See illustrations for

 

 

 

 

 

switch mounting arrangements.

Figure 1 - Simplex System

Figure 2 - Duplex System

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Installation (Continued)

6. Drill a 1/8 in. hole in the discharge

 

 

power cords will be brought through

 

 

 

 

 

pipe 1 to 2 inches above the flange.

 

 

the appropriate openings in the

INSTALLATION BASICS:

This will prevent air locking and loss

 

 

basin cover. Do not modify existing

1. NEVER lift this product by the

of prime at startup. A gate valve

 

 

openings in any way.

should be installed in the system

 

 

 

 

 

All sewage basins

electrical cords.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

after the check valve. This gate valve

 

 

 

 

 

2. Install pump in a sewage pit

 

 

 

 

 

must be vented

 

 

 

 

 

should be a full port valve which

 

 

to prevent a build-up of methane gas.

that fulfills the minimum size

 

 

will pass 2 in. solids or as required by

 

 

Consult your local codes for proper

requirements (24 in. minimum).

 

 

state and local codes. The gate valve

 

 

venting. DO NOT install venting in

Construct sump pit of tile, concrete,

 

 

permits removal of the pump and/

 

 

locations classified as hazardous in

steel or plastic. Do not install a pit

 

 

or the check valve for servicing (and

 

 

accordance with the National Electrical

smaller than recommended.

 

 

Code NFPA 70.

will minimize back-flow mess).

 

 

3. The unit should be located and

 

 

Operation

7. (OPTIONAL) Install a union between

 

 

rest on a solid, level foundation.

 

 

Do not place pump directly on clay,

the check valve and the pump so the

 

 

 

 

 

Always

 

 

 

earth, gravel or sandy surface. These

pump can be removed with the least

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

disconnect

 

 

 

surfaces contain small stones, gravel,

amount of disturbance of the piping.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the power source before

 

sand, etc. that may clog or damage

8. Connect 2 in. rigid pipe to check

 

 

attempting to install, service,

 

the pump and cause pump failure.

 

 

relocate or maintain the

 

 

 

valve.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flood risk. If

 

 

pump. Never touch sewage pump, pump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

flexible discharge

 

 

Support pump

 

 

motor, water or discharge piping when

 

 

 

 

hose is used, make sure pump is secured

 

 

and piping when

 

 

pump is connected to electrical power.

 

 

 

 

 

 

in sewage pit to prevent movement.

assembling and after installation.

 

 

Never handle a pump or pump motor

Failure to secure pump could allow pump

Failure to do so could cause piping to

 

 

with wet hands or when standing on

movement and switch interference and

break, pump to fail, etc. which could

 

 

wet or damp surface or in water. Fatal

prevent pump from starting or stopping.

result in property damage and/or

 

 

electrical shock could occur.

4. Thread the discharge pipe or pipe

personal injury.

 

 

1. Verify pump and switch operate

9. Protect electrical cord from sharp

 

 

nipple into the discharge flange

 

 

within the basin.

connection.

 

 

objects, hot surfaces, oil and

 

 

 

 

 

Risk of electrical

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. A check valve MUST be used in a

chemicals. Avoid kinking the cord and

 

 

 

 

 

shock! This pump

 

 

 

 

 

replace damaged cords immediately.

 

 

 

 

 

solids-handling system. Mount the

 

 

is supplied with a grounding conductor

 

 

 

 

 

and grounding type attachment plug.

check valve in a horizontal position

IMPORTANT: Make sure there is

 

 

 

 

Use a grounded receptacle to reduce the

or at a 45º angle with the valve pivot

adequate room for tether switch to

 

 

 

 

risk of fatal electrical shock.

on top. In a vertical position, solids

swing freely during operation.

 

 

 

 

Never cut off the round grounding

tend to lodge on the valve flapper

10.A pit cover must be installed to

 

 

 

 

prong. Cutting the cord or plug will

and can prevent it from opening.

 

 

prevent debris from clogging or

 

 

 

 

void the warranty and make the pump

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

damaging the pump. All piping and

 

 

inoperable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Main waste line to

2 in. Discharge

Upper level drainage

 

 

Vent pipe

pipe

Cleanout

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sewer or septic tank

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 in. gate valve

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dryer

Washer

Laundry tubs

 

 

 

2 in. Check

 

 

Lavatory

 

Three prong

 

 

 

Shower

valve

45°

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

grounded

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elbow

 

 

 

 

outlet

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

equipped

 

Union

 

 

 

 

with a

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ground fault

 

 

 

 

 

 

interruptor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pump

Floor drain

 

 

 

 

 

Washer drain

 

 

Float Switch

Flange

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Figure 4 - Typical Installation

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