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STOP Overflowing Condensation Leaking this Low Voltage Overflow Safety Shut-Off Switch hooks up to y

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STOP Overflowing Condensation Leaking this Low Voltage Overflow Safety Shut-Off Switch hooks up to your existing 3/4" PVC Pipe.


The Safe-T-Switch
• Model PVC6442detect down stream clogs in condensate drains and interrupt the thermostat circuit to shut off the unit before flooding occurs. This product can also be installed to activate an alarm circuit. The Model SS1 installs inline at any downward slope from vertical to horizontal. It can also be installed on auxiliary pan outlets utilizing the plug included with the kit. Model SS2 installs primarily in drain pan outlets but can be used inline with the addition of a 3/4" tee. Float resets automatically and won′t stick in the OFF position after the drain is cleared, saving callbacks.


• Safe-T-Switch
• is UL Listed to comply with most applicable building codes



• Package includes 4′, 18 gauge lead wires


• PVC6442 also includes 3/4" Schedule 40 PVC slip plug and bushing



Installation


2 wire hook-up.

One of the two wires from the new switch will wire nut to the yellow condenser wire the "Y" terminal remove and wire nut. The other wire left from the new switch will go back to the "Y" terminal its that easy




Description:


•For inline installation in primary drains or plugged on auxillary drain outlets


•Waterproof design pre-wired with 6 foot, 18 gauge wires


•Includes all fittings for 3/4" drains and threaded female pan outlets


•Optional SAFE-T-GUARD available



The Safe-T-Switch
• Model SS1 detects down stream clogs in condensate drains and interrupts the thermostat circuit to shut off the unit before flooding occurs. Works with optional Safe-T-Gard
• Model SG1 condensate overflow alarm. The Model SS1 installs inline at any downward slope from vertical to horizontal. It can also be installed on auxiliary pan outlets utilizing the plug included with the kit. PVC Tee body accepts a
•-inch slip PVC stub or drain pipe with included bushing. Compact footprint fits well in sloped drains and tight spaces. Approved for use as a substitute for auxilliary condensate drains in jurisdictions where the International Mechanical Code applies.



Installation options include inline installation in primary condensate drains vertical or horizontal, auxilliary (safety) pan outlet installation with included plug and plugged installation on alternate primary drain outlets.



Design incorporates sealed, waterproof reed/magnet float switch technology with potted electrical contacts for reliable performance in wet environments. Float resets automatically and after the drain is cleared. Included 6-Foot lead wires are prewired and sealed requiring one electrical connection during installation
• usually within the air handler electrical cabinet.



Safe-T-Switch
• is UL
• Listed to comply with UL 508 and most applicable building codes. Safe-T-Switch
• has been tested and listed for use in a 24-volt circuit at 1.25 amps 6000 cycles by Underwriters Laboratories
•.



Safe-T-Switch
• Model SS1 comes complete with all fittings needed for installation on
•" drains and threaded female pan outlets and a plug for installation on auxiliary drain pan outlets. Switch/cap assembly removes easily to facilitate cleaning or clearing of clogged lines.



SPECIFICATIONS: 24 Volts A/C, 1.25 Amp GP Switching Current (Tested and Listed by UL
• at 6000 Cycles - Inductive Load). Reed Component Device is Separately UL
• Recognized at 2.5 Amps Max. Carry Current.



Schedule 40 PVC Slip Fittings Accept 3/4-inch Stub or Drain Line.



Package Includes Pre-wired 6-Foot, 18 Gauge Lead Wires, 3/4-inch Schedule 40 PVC Slip Plug, 3/4-inch Threaded Male X Slip Male Adaptor and 3/4-inch X 1-inch Reducer Bushing.



ATION INSTRUCTIONS


HORIZONTAL INSTALLATION:


1. Glue
•” stub onto drain pan outlet adapter.

2. Press switch/cap assembly firmly into top 1” opening in Tee until bottom of switch stem is
•-inch

above (inside) bottom of Tee. Pipe tape may be required if cap seats too low. Switch may be threaded

out of cap if necessary where cap seats too high. DO NOT GLUE SWITCH/CAP INTO TEE.

3. Glue 1” X
•” bushing into remaining 1” Tee inlet.

4. Glue bushed inlet of Tee onto
•” stub from pan outlet. Tee may be sloped up to 45 degrees from pan

outlet. If more slope is desired, see Vertical Installation, below.

5. For plugged installation on auxiliary outlets, seat plug firmly into
•” outlet of Tee ensuring it is water

tight. DO NOT GLUE. Pipe tape may be required to ensure seal.

6. For inline installation, glue
•” outlet of Tee onto drain line.

7. Wire switch as per instructions under Wiring, below.

8. Test switch by lifting float while unit is on. If wired correctly, unit will stop when float is lifted.

9. Test all drain and fitting connections for plumbing leaks.

10. Test switch sensitivity: Plug drain downstream from installation point and run unit to fill pan. Float should

rise and unit should stop before pan overflows. If pan overflows, reposition float lower by either:

1. plumbing entire assembly lower OR;

2. by fitting switch/cap assembly lower into Tee OR;

3. by threading switch assembly counterclockwise 1/8-inch away from cap/plug so that it stops unit

sooner in response to rising water in drain.

11. Affix warning sticker to air handler or condenser unit.



VERTICAL INSTALLATION:


1. Glue
•” stub onto drain pan outlet adapter.

2. Remove switch/cap assembly from top 1” Tee inlet and insert into remaining side 1” Tee inlet ensuring bottom of

switch stem is within
•” from (inside) bottom of first 1” inlet. Switch may be threaded out of cap if necessary where

cap seats too high. DO NOT GLUE.

3. Glue 1” X
•” bushing into open 1” Tee inlet.

4. Glue bushed inlet of Tee onto
•“ stub from pan outlet. Tee may be sloped up to 45o in either direction

by rotating on stub.

5. For plugged installation on auxiliary outlets, seat plug firmly into
•” outlet of Tee ensuring it is watertight.

DO NOT GLUE. Pipe tape may be required to ensure seal. Ensure Tee is level or sloped down-

ward from pan outlet. If upward slope is unavoidable, adjust float switch downward out of cap by

threading counterclockwise 1/8-inch.

6. For inline installation, glue
•” outlet of Tee onto drain line.

7. Wire switch according to instructions under Wiring, below.

12. Test all drain and fitting connections for plumbing leaks.

13. Test switch sensitivity: Plug drain downstream from installation point and run unit to fill pan. Float should rise

and unit should stop before pan overflows. If pan overflows, reposition float lower by either:

4. plumbing entire assembly lower OR;

5. by fitting switch/cap assembly lower into Tee OR;

6. by threading switch assembly counterclockwise 1/8-inch away from cap/plug so that it stops unit

sooner in response to rising water in drain.

8. Affix warning sticker to air handler or condenser unit.


WIRING:


1. WARNING: Disconnect power to unit at main

panel prior to performing electrical work.

2. If not present, it is recommended that an inline fuse

and a delay to protect 24-volt circuit be installed.

3. Locate 24-volt thermostat cable entering air

handler unit. Disconnect or cut red or wire and

connect to switch lead using wire nut. Connect

other switch lead to air handler terminal.

Incorporating switch in red circuit shuts entire unit,

fan continues to run if incorporated in yellow

circuit (inhibits mold during long absences).

4. Test switch by lifting float while unit is on. If wired

correctly, unit will stop when float is lifted.


ALARM CIRCUIT (OPTIONAL):


This device may be used to activate an alarm circuit instead of shutting of the unit in the event a clog occurs

down stream.

1. Remove switch/cap assembly from Tee and remove C-clip at bottom of switch stem.

2. Remove and invert float so that magnet is at bottom of float.

3. Replace float on stem and replace C-clip. Switch will now be off when float is down.

4. Complete installation as directed under Horizontal or Vertical Installation, above.

5. Incorporate switch leads in alarm circuit. Circuit will close when float rises.


OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE:


It is recommended that the switch/cap assembly be removed and cleaned every three months with Nu Line


Condensate Drain Cleaner:

1. Shut power to unit at main panel and lift switch/cap assembly out of Tee.

2. Clean switch, float, stem and inside surface of Tee.

3. Replace switch/cap assembly.


Replaces Part Numbers:

SAFT1
MSI
CARSS1




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