Replacing SWS100 steam hose - PR53 - PR53AC - PR53AP - PR53GC - PR53GP - PR53M - PR53SD - PR53W

PR53 Series User Guide

Document code
M212898EN
Revision
E
Language
English
Product
PR53
PR53AC
PR53AP
PR53GC
PR53GP
PR53M
PR53SD
PR53W
Document type
User guide

Follow these instructions to replace the steam hose in the steam wash system (SWS100).

WARNING If you have a wash system in place or are planning to install a wash system, make sure to familiarize yourself with safety regulations related to hot steam and water. For more details, see the related wash system user guide.
WARNING Process refractometers may be installed in processes that have hot, cold, caustic, or otherwise hazardous liquids. When installing or removing the refractometer from the process, use personal protective equipment (PPE) adequate for the process medium and according to the requirements of the installation site.
  • Steam hose (Vaisala item ASM215065SP)
  • 9/16 in wrench
  • PTFE‑tape
Figure 1. SWS100 steam hose
  1. Familiarize yourself with the safety instructions of the installation site.
  2. Make sure the process line is depressurized and empty.
  3. Remove the old steam hose between SWS100 and the steam valve.
  4. Clean the threads with a brush to remove any remaining PTFE‑tape.
  5. Add 2-3 rounds of PTFE‑tape to the threads of the new steam hose.
  6. Install the new steam hose. Tighten using a 9/16 in wrench.
    CAUTION Be careful not to over-tighten.
  7. Recycle removed parts according to the recycling instructions in PR53 Prism Wash System User Guide (M212808EN).