Wall Can Installation Guide

 

Wall Can

Structural Wall Applications

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Tools Required:
- Measuring Tape & Marker
- Level
- Drill with hammer setting
- 1/4" Wood drill bit
- 7/16" Masonry drill bit
Mounting Kit Includes:
- 2" x 2" x 1/4" Pre-drilled Al. Channel
Structural wood framing attachment anchors
- (3) 1/2" x 5" zinc hex head wood lag w/ washers
- (3) 1/2" x 2-1/2" zinc hex head wood lag w/ washers
Structural concrete or masonry block attachment anchors
- (6) 1/2" x 3-3/4" Concrete anchors w/ washers
 
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Step # 1

  • Identify structural wall location.
  • Determine structural wall assembly.
  • Concrete.
  • Concrete Masonry Block.
  • Structural Wood Framing.
  • Select appropriate bolt fastener for your structural wall assembly.
  • First, scribe leveling line between 30” & 36” above finished floor.  (Step #1 above)
  • For gravity systems, you may wish to measure the height of your vehicles fill spout, and use that measurement as your leveling line.
  • Identify exact center of vertical structural member and mark as center line. (CL) this will be the horizontal center of your tank.
  • Measure and scribe small vertical mark 16” on each side of center line. (CL)
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Step # 2

  • Drill the center line fastener first.
  • Use appropriate size bit for your fastener and wall structure.
  • Each Wall Can kit contains fasteners for structural wood or concrete bolting applications.
 
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Step # 3

  • Position fastener though center hole of aluminum channel and into drilled center line (CL)  hole, tighten snug to structural wall assembly.
  • Confirm or re-establish level alignment, mark left and right bolt locations. Tilt aluminum channel vertically and drill remaining fastener holes.
  • Return aluminum channel to horizontal position.
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Step # 4

  • Install/bolts (2) remaining fasteners on left and right side of center line (CL)
  • Tighten all three fasteners to a firm torque in which the washers remain adjustable.
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Step # 5

  • Lift tank into position, align tank saddle notches with bolt fasteners.
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Step # 6

  • Align tank saddle notches with bolt fasteners. 
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Step # 7

  • Seat tank firmly along the bottom of the aluminum channel.
  • Adjust left or right, make sure tank saddles are centered over bolted channel fasteners.
  • The tank will now sit unassisted in the channel.
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Step # 8

  • Verify tank is seated firmly along the bottom of the aluminum channel.
  • Verify tank saddles are centered over bolted fasteners.
  • Mark the top (3) bolt flange openings.
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Step # 9

  • Remove tank from channel.
  • Identify marked locations, drill and prep top (3) holes for bolt fasteners.
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Step #10

  • Reinstall tank in aluminum channel.
  • Verify tank saddles are centered over bolted channel fasteners.
  • Adjust left or right while aligning bolts in upper flange connection.
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Step #11

  • Verify tank is seated firmly along aluminum channel.
  • Gently tighten (3) bolted connections along aluminum channel.
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Step #12

  • Complete upper flange connection with washer/nut or lag bolt installation.
  • Gently tighten (3) bolted connections along top flange.
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Finished