How to Install a Garburator, Food Waste Disposer and Garbage Disposal?

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How to Install a Garburator

How to install a Garburator, Food Waste Disposer and Garbage Disposal?

Pay close attention to the order of the sink flange parts, as the have been correctly assembled by the factory. Disassemble the sink flange assembly from the garburator by turning the mount ring to the left (clockwise) and removing it.
- Raise the mount ring toward the top of the sink flange. Remove the cushion mount and the mount ring. You may want to practice installing the cushion mount at this point before you are under the sink.
- Unscrew the support ring from the sink flange and remove the fiber gasket. You are now left with the sink flange and the rubber gasket.
- The rubber gasket is used instead of plumbers putty with stainless sinks. Some cast sinks will require putty. If no putty is used, insert the sink flange through the rubber gasket, into the sink opening. Do not turn the flange once it is sealed.
- If you use putty instead of the gasket, form a ring around the underside of the sink flange. Insert the flange into the sink opening, press down hard to squeeze out excess putty. From under the sink, trim off excess putty flush with the bottom edge of the sink opening.
- From underneath the sink, slip the fiber gasket onto the exposed sink flange. With arrows pointing up, screw the support ring onto the sink flange and hand tighten until the sink flange will not move. At this point you may want to insert the stopper (before running a test to determine if you have a leak under the kitchen sink, place a plastic box, you may also use a flashlight to better your vision) in the sink and fill with water to check the sink flange seal and insure there are no leaks.
- Place the mount ring over the sink flange and hold in place while installing the cushion mount (black rubber circle/ring part) rge side down). Make sure the groove on the inside of the cushion mount fits over the lip on the sink flange, similar to putting the lid on a plastic container. Run your fingers around the entire cushion mount with slight pressure. Do not press too hard. When the cushion mount is properly sealed, the mount ring can be pulled downward over the cushion mount and will be free to turn.

1. Before install garburator hopper projection to cushion mount and tight with mount ring you have to done:

Dishwasher connection (if required):

If you are connecting to a dishwasher, you must remove knock-out plug from garburator inlet. Using a blunt instrument (wooden dowel or steel punch) knock out entire plug. When knockout plug falls into garburator, you may remove it. 

Attaching the discharge elbow:
Connect the discharge elbow to the garburator, (use elbow gasket, elbow flange and tight with two screws. On the elbow first put metal or plastic nut, and after that a soft plastic gasket).

Connect electricity:
First you must disconnect the power supply.
- Garburator should be connect to the 110 – 120 V (Volt), 60 Hz AC current only. Between white wire and black wire the voltage is 120V AC. White wire is neutral, black wire is "hot" or "live".
- If a plug-in cord is used, use a three-prong plug. Ground wire should be attached to the ground screw in the bottom of the garburator (end bell).
- Use a cable clamp strain relief connector where power cord enters the garburator.
To wire your garburator directly into the house current.

Grounding instruction:
This garburator, must be grounded to reduce the risk of electric shock.
This garburator must be connected to a grounded, metal, permanent wiring system; or an equipment-grounding conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the grounding terminal or lead on the appliance (garburator).

If you use BX cable - technically known as armored cable (insulated electrical wires protected by a flexible aluminum or steel covering):
- Install the cable connector in the hole.
- Connect with wire nut (wire connector) white wire to white lead of garburator.
- Connect with wire nut black wire to black lead of garburator.
- Connect bare ground wire.
If BX cable is not used, provide a separate ground wire to nearest reliable ground, using the screw in the end bell for the ground wire.
- If you power supply does not include a ground wire, you must provide one unless metal cable is used. Attach a copper wire securely to garburator ground screw and attach other and of wire to a reliable ground. Use only CSA approved ground clamp. If plastic pipe is used in your home, a qualified technician should install a proper ground.
CSA - Every electrical device or component must be certified by the Canadian Standards Association (or recognized equivalent) before it can be sold in Canada.
Now if you installed sink flange to the sink, if you removed knock-out plug from dishwasher inlet (if required), if you connected discharge elbow with plastic nut and soft plastic gasket, if you installed ground and electric wires you can put discharge elbow to the outlet plumbing pipe and attach to the sink flange garburator. 

Attach to the sink flange garburator:
- Line up the garburator (when elbow is in side outlet pipe) under the sink flange. Guide the hopper projections (the top of the garburator) into the mount ring slots. Turn the mount ring about 1/4” 1 inch = 2.54cm (1/4 inch = 2.54/4 = 0.635cm/centimeters) to the right so that the garburator is temporarily supported. 

Lock mount ring:
Turn the mount ring to the right until it lock up tight. Hopper projections (the top of the garburator) must be to the extreme left of the mounting slot. If the mount ring is hard to turn, you may add a small amount of liquid soap to the hopper projections (located on the top of the garburator small square on left and right side). Now you can slide down on discharge elbow soft plastic gasket and tight clockwise with plastic nut to the outlet plumbing pipe.

Connect hose:
Connect the dishwasher hose using a universal hose clamp. If the hose size is different, you will need a stepped rubber adapter. Make sure all plumbing connections are tight. Before running a test to determine if you have a leak under the kitchen sink, place a plastic box, you may also use a flashlight to better your vision.
Read all instructions and safety precautions before using the Garburator.

Garburator, Food Waste Disposer and Garbage Disposal Parts.

  1. Stoper
  2. Splash guard
  3. Sink Ffange
  4. Ruber sink flange gasket
  5. Fiber gasket
  6. Support ring
  7. Mont ring
  8. Cushion mount
  9. Hopper
10. Elbow gasket
11. Elbow flange
12. Screws
13. Discharge Elbow

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