1 OWNERS MANUAL FOR. Oil Lubricated Air Compressor model No MAC5200. SPECIFICATION CHART. model # MAC5200. Horsepower 3. SCFM @ 40 PSIG SCFM @ 90 PSIG Cut-In Pressure 110 PSI. Cut-Out Pressure 140 PSI. Bore 47 mm Stroke 44 mm Voltage -Single Phase 120. Motor RPM 3420. Amperage @ max pressure Tank Size Gallon CSA/US Listed Yes Minimum Circuit Requirement: 15 AMPS. *A circuit breaker is preferred. Use only a fuse or circuit breaker that is the same rating as the branch circuit the air Compressor is operated on. If the air Compressor is connected to a circuit protected by fuses, use time delay fuses. IMPORTANT Read the Safety Guidelines and ALL. instructions carefully before operating. TABLE OF CONTENTS. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .. 3. Warning Chart .. 3. GLOSSARY .. 7. DUTY CYCLE .. 7. GENERAL INFORMATION. ON-RECEIPT INSPECTION .. 7. STORAGE .. 8. DESCRIPTION OF OPERATION .. 8. INSTALLATION and BREAK-IN PROCEDURES .. 9. Location Of the Air Compressor ..9. Lubrication and Oil ..9. Initial Start Up Procedure.
2 10. Extension Cords ..10. Piping ..10. Grounding Instruction ..10. OPERATING PROCEDURES .. 11. Daily Start-up Checklist ..11. MAINTENANCE .. 12. Filling with Oil ..12. Changing the Oil ..12. ROUTINE MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE .. 12. COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS .. 12. SERVICE INSTRUCTIONS .. 13. TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE .. 14. FACTORY SERVICE CENTERS .. 17. WARRANTY .. 18. Page 2. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. *SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS*. WARNING. IMPROPER OPERATION OR MAINTENANCE OF. THIS PRODUCT COULD RESULT IN SERIOUS. INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE. READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL WARNINGS. AND OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE. USING THIS EQUIPMENT. HAZARD WHAT CAN HAPPEN HOW TO PREVENT IT. Unsafe operation of Review and understand your air Compressor all instructions and Risk of could lead to serious warnings in this Unsafe injury to you or others. MANUAL . Operation Become familiar with the operation and controls of the air Compressor . Keep operating area clear of all persons, pets, and obstacles. Keep children away from the air Compressor at all times.
3 Do not operate the product when fatigued or under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Stay alert at all times. Never defeat the safety features of this product. Equip area of operation with a fire extinguisher. Do not operate machine with missing, broken, or unauthorized parts. Page 3. HAZARD WHAT CAN HAPPEN HOW TO PREVENT IT. The following conditions could lead to Risk of Air a weakening of the Follow the equipment Tank tank, and RESULT IN A manufacturers Bursting VIOLENT TANK recommendation and EXPLOSION never exceed the RESULTING IN maximum allowable SERIOUS INJURY TO pressure rating of YOU OR OTHERS: attachments. Never Failure to properly use the Compressor to drain condensed inflate small low- water from the tank, pressure objects such causing rust and as children's toys, thinning of the tank footballs, basketballs, wall. etc. Modifications or attempted repairs to the tank. Unauthorized modifications to the pressure switch, safety valve, or any other components, which control tank pressure.
4 Exceeding the pressure rating of air tools, spray Risk of guns, air operated Attachments accessories, tires AND. and other inflatables can Accessories cause them to explode Bursting or fly apart, and could result in serious injury to you and others. Page 4. HAZARD WHAT CAN HAPPEN HOW TO PREVENT IT. Your air Compressor Any electrical wiring or is powered by repairs required to this Risk of electricity. Like any product should be Electric other electrically performed by qualified Shock powered device, if it service personnel or a is not used properly, licensed electrician, in it may cause accordance with national electrical shock. and local electrical codes. Electrical grounding: Make certain that the failure to provide electrical circuit to which adequate grounding the Compressor is to this product could connected provides increase the risk of proper electrical electric shock. grounding, correct voltage, and adequate fuse protection. Never operate the Compressor outdoors when it is raining, or in a wet environment.
5 It is normal for Always operate the electrical contact within Compressor in a well- Risk of the motor and pressure ventilated area, free of Explosion or switch to spark, gasoline or solvent Fire whenever the vapors. Compressor starts or If spraying flammable stops. Never operate materials, locate the Compressor in an Compressor at least 20. atmosphere where feet away from spray flammable vapors are area. present. Doing so can Store flammable materials result in serious injury in a secure location away to you or others. from Compressor . The compressed air Never inhale air from the from your Compressor , either directly Risk to Compressor is not or from a breathing device Breathing safe for breathing. connected to the The air stream may Compressor . Work in an contain carbon area equipped with good monoxide or other cross ventilation. vapors, or particles Read and follow the from the tank or other safety instructions components. provided on the label or Sprayed materials safety data sheet for the such as paint, paint material you are spraying.
6 Page 5. HAZARD WHAT CAN HAPPEN HOW TO PREVENT IT. solvents, paint remover, Use an approved insecticides, weed killers, respirator designed for Risk to etc., contain harmful use with your specific Breathing vapors and poisons. application. (continued) Breathing Compressor or sprayed materials vapor can result in serious injury. The compressed air Always wear approved stream can cause soft safety glasses with side Risk from tissue damage, and can shields when using the Compressed propel dirt, chips, loose Compressor . Air particles and small objects Never point any nozzle at high speed, resulting in or sprayer toward any property damage or part of the body or at personal injury. other people or animals. Always turn the Compressor off and bleed pressure from the air line before attempting maintenance, attaching tools or accessories. The Compressor cycles Always unplug the automatically when the Compressor and Risk from pressure switch is in the release air pressure Moving Parts on/auto position.
7 If you from the tank and any attempt repair or attachments before maintenance while the attempting any Compressor is operating or maintenance or repair. plugged in, you can Never operate the expose yourself to moving Compressor with guards parts. These moving parts or covers which are can cause serious injury. damaged or removed. Contact with hot parts Never touch hot such as the Compressor components during or Risk of head or outlet tubes could immediately after Burn result in a serious skin operation of the burn. Compressor . Do not reach around protective shrouds or attempt maintenance until unit has been allowed to cool. Page 6. GLOSSARY GENERAL. CFM: Cubic feet per minute. INFORMATION. This air Compressor requires oil. SCFM: Standard cubic feet per Now you can enjoy all the minute; a unit of measure of air benefits of having an oil delivery. Lubricated professional air Compressor . When oil is changed PSIG: Pounds per square inch regularly, it will give you long, gauge; a unit of measure of trouble-free life.
8 Pressure. Your air Compressor can be used CUT-IN PRESSURE: While the for operating paint spray guns, motor is off, air tank pressure air tools, caulking guns, grease drops as you continue to use guns, air brushes, sandblaster, your accessory or air tool. When inflating tires or spraying weed the tank pressure drops to a killers, insecticides, etc. An air certain level the motor will restart pressure regulator is supplied for automatically re-started is called these applications. "cut-in pressure". Separate air transformers which CUT-OUT PRESSURE: When combine the functions of air you turn on your air Compressor , regulation and/or moisture and it begins to run, air pressure in dirt removal should be used the air tank begins to build. It where applicable. builds to a certain pressure before the motor automatically shuts off - protecting your air tank from pressure higher than ON-RECEIPT. its design rating. The pressure at INSPECTION. which the motor shuts off is called "cut-out pressure".
9 DAMAGE: Each air Compressor outfit is carefully tested and checked before shipment. With DUTY CYCLE improper handling, damage may result in transit and cause All Makita manufactured air problems with Compressor compressors are recommended operation. to be operated on not more than a 50% duty cycle. This means an Immediately upon arrival, check air Compressor that pumps air equipment for both concealed more than 50% of one hour is and visible damages to avoid considered misuse because the expenses being incurred to air Compressor is undersized for correct such problems. This the required air demand. should be done regardless of any visible signs of damage to the shipping container. If this Page 7. product was shipped directly to switch and to off to remove you, report any damages to the power when finished using the carrier and arrange for inspection Compressor or when Compressor of goods immediately. will be left unattended. AIR INTAKE FILTER: This filter is STORAGE designed to clean air coming into the Compressor pump.
10 This filter Before you store the air must always be clean and free Compressor , make sure you do from obstructions. See the following: Maintenance . 1. Review the Maintenance and Operating Procedures AIR Compressor PUMP: To sections and perform compress air, the piston moves maintenance as necessary. Be up and down in the cylinder. On sure to drain water from the the down stroke, air is drawn in air tank. through the air intake valve. The 2. Protect the electrical cord and exhaust valve remains closed. air hose from damage (such as On the upstroke of the piston, air being stepped on or run over). is compressed. The intake valve Store the air Compressor in a closes and compressed air is clean and dry location. forced out through the exhaust valve, through the outlet tube, through the check valve and into the air tank. Useable air is not DESCRIPTION OF available until the Compressor OPERATION has raised the air tank pressure above that required at the air DRAIN VALVE: The drain valve outlet.