Instructions on how to clean separator #1 on an FMB Group dry cleaning machines...

How to clean Separator #1:


  1. Press button open/lock off


 2.  Press button #20 (still heat) off


 3.  Press Man./Pause button on


 4.  Make sure the still is empty


 5.  Press buttons #50 (outlet of separator #1), #25 (inlet of             still), and #28 (pump) on for 25 seconds


 6.  Press buttons #28, #25, #50, and Man./Pause off


 7.  Manually drain out water level on bottom of separator #1           by opening the yellow handle ball valve located on the             bottom left of separator #1 and drain into a bucket. Close         valve before you drain the remaining solvent on the top           layer in the separator.


 8.  Dispose of waste water properly


 9.  Manually drain out remaining solvent from bottom of                 separator #1 by opening the yellow handle valve again into       a bucket until the separator is completely drained and               empty.


 10. Recycle drained solvent from the separator by pouring it          back into the machine, usually through the still funnel. Do        not open still funnel valve unless there is vacuum present        in the still!


 11. Make sure drain valve is fully closed


 12. Remove bottom sight glass on separator #1 and clean              inside separator with the recommended anti-bacterial                cleaner and wipe dry.


 13. Clean float sensor inside separator #1


 14. Clean both sight glasses


 15. Replace bottom sight glass and change the gasket if                necessary then tighten nuts


 16. Press button #20 on


 17. Check for leaks.


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