Cleaning Option E Coated Coils
The following cleaning procedures are recommended as part of the routine maintenance activities for Option E Coated Coils. Documented routine cleaning of Option E Coated Coils is required to maintain warranty coverage.
Remove Surface Loaded Fibers
NOTE: Use of a water stream, such as a garden hose, against a surface loaded coil will drive the fibers and dirt into the coil. This will make cleaning efforts more difficult. Surface loaded fibers must be completely removed prior to using low velocity clean water rinse.
Surface loaded fibers or dirt should be removed prior to water rinse to prevent further restriction of airflow. If unable to back wash the side of the coil opposite that of the coils entering air side, then surface loaded fibers or dirt should be removed with a vacuum cleaner. If a vacuum cleaner is not available, a soft non-metallic bristle brush may be used. In either case, the tool should be applied in the direction of the fins. Coil surfaces can be easily damaged (fin edges bent over) if the tool is app
Routine Quarterly Cleaning of Option E Coated Coil Surfaces
Quarterly cleaning is essential to extend the life of an Option E Coated Coil and is required to maintain warranty coverage. Coil cleaning shall be part of the unit’s regularly scheduled maintenance procedures. Failure to clean an Option E Coated Coil will void the warranty and may result in reduced efficiency and durability in the environment.
For routine quarterly cleaning, first clean the coil with the below approved coil cleaner (see approved products list under Recommended Coil Cleaners section, Table 12). After cleaning the coils with the approved cleaning agent, use the approved chloride remover (under the Recommended Chloride Remover section) to remove soluble salts and revitalize the unit.
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