CHOPPER GUN (Spray-Up System)
- Operate the Chopper Gun
only if you have been trained and authorized to do so. Wear
your respirator and PPE.
- Prevent static sparking
to avoid explosion and fire by taking the following steps:
a. Make sure the unit and each of its components are properly
b. Always use an airless hose that incorporates a grounding
wire or conductive tube.
c. Always use a grounded 3-wire supply circuit for electrically
powered units and See to it that that the power supply receptacle
d. NEVER USE A HALOGENATED HYDROCARBON (Trichloroethane, Trichloroethylene,
Perchloroethylene) IN THIS MACHINE: it could cause an explosion.
e. Never spray solvent under pressure through the gun. Doing so could generate a charge of static
electricity which, in the presence of flammable vapors, could
cause an explosion or fire.
Always remove nozzle tip when flushing solvent through
- Never exceed the maximum
air pressure. Severe
injury could result.
- The system is capable of
producing up to 3000 PSI of hydraulic pressure. NEVER POINT
THE GUN AT YOURSELF OR ANYONE ELSE.
- Keep fingers and hands clear
of the nozzle when gun is pressurized.
- Never leave pressurized
unit unattended. Always
release pressure before leaving.
- Relieve all pressure from
the system before attempting repair or maintenance.
- Never operate cutter with
cover or guard removed. The blades may fly free if improperly installed,
causing severe injury.
- Practice clean habits around
the spray-up area. Overspray materials represent a fire hazard.
Do not allow them to accumulate.
- Check the hose periodically
for and kinks or abrasions that may develop into ruptures.
- Never attempt to remove
the nozzle, gun or hose without first shutting off the pump
and releasing the fluid pressure.
- If skin is hit by sprayed
liquid, paint or solvent, contact First Aid immediately.