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The Force 2 is the insulation blower you want when you need a larger, stronger, durable machine. The advantages start with its direct drive power design --no drive chains or belts to adjust, wear out, or replace -- long lasting urethane airlock seals, and powerful blower. The Force 2 is designed to be operated in the back of any trailer, van, or truck for easy set up, operation, and cleanup. When you require higher production, complete reliability, and ease of use, chooses the Force 2.
Today's customer demands nothing less than a reliable, solid performer that is dependable and easy to use. That's why the Force/1 is so successful. It's the only DIY(Do-It-Yourself) insulation machine capable of blowing more than a half ton of material per hour.
Because no insulation material passes through the blower, the Force/1 is a virtual workhorse, requiring only minimal maintenance. Direct drive means there are no chains, sprockets or pulleys to adjust or wear out, ever!
EASE OF USE
Setting up the Force/1 on the jobsite is uncomplicated, quick and easy. One person can roll it onto the jobsite with the built in wheel system. End of the day clean up is equally efficient. Taken together, performance, reliability and ease of use make the Force/1 the insulation blower of choice.
Product Specifications (Specifications may change due to continuous product development)
Hopper Capacity: 25 lbs
Hose size: 2-1/2"
Agitator Motor: 3/4hp
Blower: 104 cfm
Transmission: Direct drive
Electric-Std:110 Volt 60 Hz
Electric-Optiona:100 Volt 50/60 Hz; 220 Volt 50/60 Hz; 240 Volt 50/60 Hz
Power requirements: (1) 15 Amp circuit
Based on 100' of 2-1/2" blowing hose @ 2 story lift
Ease of Use: Simplified power requirements: 1-15amp & 1-20amp 115V circuits. Standard wired remote; GoWireless industrial wireless remote (optional) reduces set-up & tear-down time. Small size, 283 lb. weight, and optional wheel kit allows for ease in portability. Reliable: Long lasting urethane airlock seals, a polyethylene exterior that resists dents & dings – keeping an attractive appearance for years, and a direct drive transmission are combined to reduce downtime and keep you on schedule with extremely limited maintenance. Capable: Timely installs of R19 in a 1,000 sq. ft. attic in approximately 18 – 27 minutes with production rates of 2280 lbs./hr cellulose, 615 lbs./hr fiberglass, or 2020 lbs./hr stonewool. Hopper extension (optional) increases hopper size by appoximately 50%. Versatile: Install cellulose, fiberglass, or stonewool in attics, damp spray, dense pack, drill & fill, and net & blow applications.
|Agitator Does Not Operate||Power cord is not receiving electicity.||Check circuit breaker or fuse box.|
|Note: Agitator can not be turned by hand.||Loose power cord and or extension cord.||Check to make sure all cord ends are in good condition and are in good making good electrical Connection|
|(Electrical panel) Toggle switch is not in the “on” position||Flip toggle switch at electrical panel to “on” position.|
|Jam of material between the blade of the agitator and airlock||Disconnect electrical power. Remove 2-1/2” plastic blowing hose from machine. Locate Jam and remove by breaking up jam using long screwdriver or equivalent|
|Bearing on top of gearbox worn or frozen (Bearing guides the agitator shaft).||Have bearing replaced by a qualified technician.|
|Start capacitor blown on agitator motor||Have capacitor replaced by a qualified technician.|
|Main panel toggle switch for agitator motor has failed||Replace with original factory part or with a rated 20 amp @ 110V toggle switch|
|Loose wire in electrical system.||Have the system inspected by a qualified technician|
|Machine makes a ratcheting noise when turned on.||Gearbox drive not engaged with airlock rotor connection.||Loosen gearbox and gearbox stabilizers. Align gearbox and airlock perpendicular to each other|
|Low oil level in gearbox.||Have the gearbox inspected and repaired by a qualified technician if necessary.|
|Decreased material throw.||Worn airlock seals.||Inspect seals for tears or cuts. See maintenance section to replace or adjust as necessary.|
|Kink in hose.||Run hose as straight as possible to help maintain production.|
|Excess air leaking into hopper.||Inspect seals for tears or cuts. See maintenance section to replace or adjust as necessary.|
|Machine does not run.||No power.||Check source of electrical power. Possible tripped circuit breaker.|
|Main panel circuit breaker tripped.||Push to reset.|
|Air, but no material, comes out of hose.||Slide gate closed.||Open to operating position.|
|Bridging (air pocket in hopper).||Turn machine “off” and disconnect from electrical power. Redistribute material in hopper. Reconnect to electrical power.|
|Remote rocker switch for agitator motor has failed.||Replace with original factory part.|
|Circuit breaker tripped on main panel.||Push to reset.|
|Jam between blade of agitator and airlock.||Disconnect electrical power. Remove insulation material from hopper. Locate jam and remove material with pliers.|
|Blower does not operate.||Blower toggle switch on main panel is “off”.||Switch toggle to “on”, use remote box to operate.|
|Remote rocker switch for blower motor has failed.||Replace with original factory part.|
|Loose power cord/extension cord at electrical system.||Check condition of electrical plug blades.|
|Loose wire in electrical system.||Have the system inspected and repaired by a qualified technician.|
|Worn brushes in blower motor.||Have the brushes inspected and replaced by a qualified technician.|
|Agitator trips circuit breaker at main panel.||Low voltage.||FORCE/1 requires a minimum of 20 amps @ 115V. Relocated power cord to a dedicated 20 amp circuit.|
|Incorrect size extension cord.||For an additional 50’ fun, use 12/3 cord. For a 100’ run use 10/3 cord.|
|Pushing down on material in hopper.||Do not push down on insulation while filling hopper.|
|Wet insulation material in hopper.||Do not use wet material. Disconnect electrical power and remove wet material.|
|Worn or frozen airlock bearing.||Have bearing checked and replaced by a qualified technician.|
|Blower trips circuit breaker at power source.||Low voltage||Blower requires a minimum of 20 amps @ 115V. Use a dedicated refrigerator outlet or equivalent.|
|Incorrect extension cord.||For an additional 50’ run, use 12/3 cord. For a 100’ run use 10/3 cord.|
|Operator in attic keeps getting shocked.||Static electricity from insulation.||Mix half and half solution of water and fabric softener. Mist into insulation while loading hopper. Note:|