GrowerSELECT - HS597-PROX Proximity Hopper Level Control Installation Manual
Hog Slat Inc. Newton Grove, NC USA April 2019 1 Grow-Flex™ Feed Systems HS597-PROX PROXIMITY HOPPER LEVEL SWITCH CONTROL (Includes Spanish Version - Incluye versión en español) General Installation Notes: Make sure that power is disconnected from system prior to servicing. Installation of this equipment and related OEM equipment should be in accordance with these instructions, OEM’s installation instructions and local codes (if applicable). Failure to follow specified instructions may cause damage to equipment and/or personal injury or death. Take special note of any Warnings or Safety Decals on the equipment and in manuals. Always wear protective clothing and any applicable Personal Protective Equipment (Safety Glasses and/or Ear Plugs) when working with the equipment. Discarded materials, equipment and boxes should be recycled in accordance with local and national codes. Unless otherwise specified, all Feed Delivery Systems (Diameters) are installed similarly. Note: Switch Assembly is to be wired in accordance with all applicable local and national electrical wiring codes. All wiring sizes and fuse capacities are to be sized according to applicable electrical code specifications or other regulations. Safety Instructions: Read all safety messages in this manual and on equipment safety decals. Follow recommended precautions and safe operating practices. Ground all electrical equipment for safety. Ground all non-current carrying metal parts to guard against electrical shock. Always keep safety decals in good condition and replace missing or damaged decals. Overview: The HS597-PROX Hopper Level Switch Control is intended to be used with any conveying system that carries free-flowing feed. The hopper switch will automatically start or stop the fill system as the feed level changes in front of the proximity sensor. It is designed to work with the HS765 Multi-Hopper Switch Isolator that can handle up to four (4) HS597-PROX or HS597 electromechanical type switches. The HS597-PROX is a low current device (200mA max) and can only be used to operate a relay or other low current loads. The HS597-PROX is designed for use in Poultry Feed Hopper applications. No tools are required for installation or adjustment.