1 Art 5213 TMV2 & x 150 30/01/2016 14:05 Page 1. Art 5213 TMV3 Commissioning Maintenance Maintenance Dimensions Problem Solving Art 5213. Note 2: Bath fill temperatures of more than 44 C should only be available when To ensure that the Art 5213 (15 mm & 22 mm) valves maintain a high level of If small changes ( 1 to 2 C) in the mixed water temperature are The following details are supplied for on site queries, should you require any further Installation Flowrates 12 To ensure that the performance levels of the Art 5213 (15 mm & 22 mm). thermostatic mixing valves are maintained (in the event of cold water failure), the bather is always under the supervision of a competent person ( nurse or care assistant). protection, we advise the following in service testing is conducted (the same equipment used to commission the valve initially must be used in the following recorded in both of these periods, necessitating adjustment of the mixed water temperature, then the next in service test can be deferred to A mm B mm C mm D mm E mm Weight kg assistance contact our Technical Department.)
2 1 Hot water at the cold tap Art 5213 Merchant 100. the temperature of the hot water supply at the point of entry to the valves Note 3: The Art 5213 thermostatic mixing valve is capable of satisfying all the tasks). 18 to 21 weeks after commissioning. 141 99 43 56 Operation of the insert check valves is hindered, check the valve is seated TMV2 & TMV3. /h /h 80. 3. m3. individual applications and should be re-set on-site to meet the 5m 1 After a period of between 6 and 8 weeks from commissioning carry out the If significant changes ( > 2 C) in the mixed water temperature are correctly. 7. must be a minimum of 10 C above the commissioned mixed water discharge designated application. 150 75 100 43 57 =. =. 50. following; recorded in both of these periods necessitating service work, then the Check Valves not fitted. Kv temperature.
3 Kv 3 In the absence of other temperatures being specified, we recommend the 15. 22. 120 60 99 43 56 Unbalanced hot/cold supply pressure.. Record the temperature of the hot and cold water supplies. next in service test should be carried out at 18 to 21 weeks after . 13 The Art 5213 (15 mm & 22 mm) thermostatic mixing valves must not be Pressure Loss kPa outlet temperatures quoted in Table 1. 30. subject to any extreme temperature variations either during the installation or Record the temperature of the mixed water at the largest draw off flow commissioning. 2 Fluctuating mixed water temperature 4 Each valve must be commissioned taking into consideration any fluctuations, 20 136 68 100 43 57 under normal operating conditions. which may occur within the system due to simultaneous demands. It is rate. 7 The general principle to be observed after the first 2 or 3 in-service tests is that Erratic supply temperatures at the inlets of the valve.
4 Method of Adjusting the Mixed Water Outlet Temperature advisable that any outlets which are connected to the same supply as the Record the temperature of the mixed water at the smallest draw off flow the intervals for future tests should be set to those which previous tests have Starvation of the water supplied at the inlets of the valve. 10 Spares IMPORTANT - The following instructions must be read and understood prior to the mixing valve are opened during the setting of the mixed water temperature. rate shown can be achieved with no more than a small change in mixed water Incorrect commissioning of the valve. 8 A full range of spares are available for this product from Altecnic . adjustment of the mixed water outlet temperature and this action MUST only be During commissioning it is advisable to ensure that the water temperatures are 2 If the mixed water temperature has changed significantly from the previous temperature.
5 3 Erratic flow carried out by a suitably qualified person. established before any attempt to commission. test results ( >1 C), record the change and before resetting the mixed water 8 In all areas periodic maintenance of the valve and associated fittings 5 Insufficient water supplies. 1 Remove the cap from the valve 5 Once the supply temperatures are stable and the normal operating conditions temperature check that: strainers, check valves will ensure optimum performance levels are maintained. Fluctuations in the supply pressures/temperatures. 2 Remove the temperature locking ring from the spindle using a suitably sized 3 1. are established, the valve can be commissioned. The temperature setting can All the strainers are clean (see Installation 3). Spares 3 4 5 8 10 20 30 Adverse effect created by other draw off points on the system.
6 Spanner Flow l/m be adjusted by removing the cap and locking ring from the valve body and All the check valves are in good working order (see Installation 9). 4 No flow/reduced flow from valve For component identification see page 15. 2. 3 Open the outlet to which the mixing valve is supplying and establish a stable adjusting the temperature adjustment spindle. The isolation valves are fully open In line filters are blocked. flow and temperature We suggest that the following sequence is followed when commissioning the Problem Solving Dimensions 3. 3 If the mixed water temperatures are acceptable, carry out the following: Insufficient supply pressure. 4 Using a calibrated thermometer place the sensing part of the thermometer valve: For resolving on site problems see page 16. 4. Record the temperature of the hot and cold water supplies Debris obstructing valve operation.
7 Probe under the flowing water Set the mixed water temperature to the required temperature. Record the temperature of the mixed water at the largest draw off flow Valve requires servicing (Servicing kits available on request). 5 Using a suitably sized Allen key turn the temperature adjustment spindle Measure and record the temperature of the hot and cold water supplies rate 5 5 Valve does not fail safe when tested anticlockwise to increase the mixed water temperature or clockwise to reduce at the connection to the valve. D. the mixed water temperature at all times ensuring the probe of the Record the temperature of the mixed water at the smallest draw off flow Installation not in accordance with our recommendations. Measure and record the temperature of the water discharging from the thermometer is under the flowing water.
8 Rate 6 The minimum temperature differential not achieved. valve from the largest and smallest draw off point. 6 Once the desired temperature is reached replace the temperature locking Isolate the cold water supply to the valve and monitor the mixed water Isolate the cold water supply to the mixing valve and monitor the mixed Internal mechanism hindered by debris. C. water temperature 9. ring on the spindle and re fit the cap of the valve. temperature. 8 7. 7 The temperature at the terminal fitting must never exceed 46 C. Measure and record the maximum mixed water temperature and the final Record the maximum temperature achieved as a result of ( ) and the Full and detailed instructions are supplied with service kits and are available on E. temperature. final temperature (the final temperature should not exceed the values request.)
9 Commissioning The final temperature found during the test should not exceed the values quoted in table 2). IMPORTANT - The following instructions must be read and understood prior to the commissioning of the Art 5213 (15 mm & 22 mm) fail-safe thermostatic mixing quoted in Table 2. Record the equipment used during these tests valves. If under any circumstances there are aspects to the installation / system Record all the equipment used during the commissioning. 4 If the mixed water temperature is greater than the values quoted in table 2 or B B 10 15 14 13 12 11. which do not comply with the specification laid down, the valve MUST NOT be put the maximum the corresponding values from previous test results by more Table 2. into operation until the system / installation complies with our specification. than 2 C, the valve must be serviced.
10 A 9. However if all these conditions are met, proceed to set the temperature as follows; Application Maximum Set Mixed Water Temp. 5 After a period of between 12 to 15 weeks from commissioning, carry out the 10. 1 Ensure that the system is thoroughly cleaned and free from any debris prior to sequence of tests as described in Maintenance sections 1, 2, 3 and 4. the commissioning the Altecnic fail-safe thermostatic mixing valves. Wash Hand Basin 43 C. 6 Dependant upon the results obtained from the first two series of tests; there 2 Commissioning the temperatures must be carried out using a suitably Shower 43 C are a number of possible outcomes: Item Component Item Component Please leave these instructions for the user D. calibrated thermometer - preferably a digital thermometer. If no significant change in the mixed water temperatures ( 1 C) is Bidet 40 C 1 Cap 9 Olive recorded between commissioning and Maintenance sections 1 or Table 1.