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Gas Connection

If connecting the gas with a flexible hose: Ensure the hose is long enough to allow for removal of cooktop for servicing.

NG Models

  • Make sure to fit the supplied regulator.
  • Adjust to obtain a test point pressure of 1 kPa with all burners operating at highest setting.

LPG Models


 

  • Make sure to fit the supplied test point adaptor.
  • Make sure the supply pressure is regulated to 2.75 kPa, with all burners operating at highest setting.
  • Make sure the connection point will be accessible with the cooktop installed.
  • To enable the gas supply to be readily shut off by the customer, make sure the connection is fitted with an isolating valve close to the cooktop.
  • A manual shut-off valve must be installed in an accessible location in the gas line external to the appliance for the purpose of turning on or shutting off gas to the appliance.
  • Gas connection to the product must use the nipple supplied with a 1/2” BSP external thread. The supplied gas pressure regulator must be installed where it will be accessible for adjustment.

If connecting the gas with a flexible hose

  • Ensure the hose is long enough to allow for removal of cooktop for servicing.
  • Make sure the connector is located as shown in 'Clearance Dimensions'.
  • The hose assembly must be with an Rp 1/2” (ISO 7-1) female thread connection (AS/NZS 1869 Class B or D certified).
  • The hose assembly must be as short as practicable (maximum length of 1.20m) and comply with the relevant AS/NZS5601.1 requirements.
  • The hose must not be kinked, subjected to abrasion or permanently deformed.
  • The hose must not be near or in contact with any hot surfaces (e.g. base of metal hotlplate, flue, or chassis of undercounter oven etc.)
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