My pretreatment machine is dripping pretreat out of the nozzle

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My pretreatment machine is dripping pretreat out of the nozzle

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Answer - This is due to the nozzle and/or check valve. The check valve is most likely the issue if it drips quite a bit. The nozzle would drip only one or two drops if it was bad. If it's the check valve it would stream out quite a bit...

Pearl PTM - Parts and Features

1. Power On/Off Switch Press ( | ) to power the unit on and press (O) to turn the power off. 2. Hose Inlet Connect 1/4” OD hose to inlet for pretreatment solution supply to the Pearl PTM. 3. Rail The Nozzle Cart glides on the rail. Ensure proper lubrication...

Pearl PTM - Required Tools and Accessories

1. All Purpose Cleaner Used to clean the Pearl PTM after use. See “Keeping the Pearl PTM Clean” 2. Shop Rags or Towel Used to clean the Pearl PTM after use. See “Keeping the Pearl PTM Clean” 3. Distilled Water Used to clean the Pearl PTM after use. 4. 3mm...

Pearl PTM - Powering the Pearl PTM

The Pearl PTM is powered with either 110V/60Hz or 220V/50z. Please check with distributor to verify the power requirements for the Pearl PTM in your region. 1. Plug the power cord in to the power connector located on the right side of the Pearl PTM. 2. Press the Power Switch...

Pearl PTM - User Interface

Home Menu 1. Start/Stop Button Press to start or stop spray cycle. 2. Light Pretreat Level Meter Displays estimated light pretreat remaining. 3. Dark Pretreat Level Meter Displays estimated dark pretreat remaining. 4. Garment selection Displays garment selection: light or dark garment. 5. Spray Length Area Displays spray length setting....

Pearl PTM - Priming the Pearl PTM

Priming the Pearl PTM is required for proper spray pattern on the garment. If the Pearl PTM is improperlyprimed, you may not get an even, flat and consistent spray pattern on the garment. 1. To prime the machine, enter the Maintenance Menu by selecting the Maintenance Menu icon.2. Place the...

Pearl PTM - ADJUST SETTINGS

 The settings will allow the user to control the spray density and spray length. 1. To adjust the settings, enter the Settings Menu by selecting the Settings Menu icon. 2. The Spray Density can be adjusted by pressing the Spray Density Setting and entering a value between(20 – 100).3. The...

Pearl PTM - LOADING THE GARMENT

Loading the garment properly will ensure even, consistent spray patterns. 1. Place the garment on the Platen as shown in the figure below with the collar of the garment towards thecontrol box.2. Tuck the excess fabric under the platen.     Buy the Pearl PTM Pretreatment Machine here Read a...

Pearl PTM - SPRAY CYCLE

The Spray Cycle is the process the Pearl PTM uses to lay a flat and even layer of pretreatment solution on to the garment. 1. To begin the Spray Cycle, enter the Home Menu by pressing the Home Menu Icon.2. The Home Menu will display the current garment selection, spray...

Pearl PTM - CHANGING PRETREAT

When changing pretreat it is important to follow these steps to ensure proper function the the Pearl PTM. The internal volume (mL) counters use these maintenance buttons to calculate the estimated usage. Incorrectlychanging the pretreatment may result in incorrect volume (mL) counting for the Pearl PTM. 1. To change the...

Pearl PTM - FLUSHING THE PEARL PTM

When anticipating extended periods of non-use of the Pearl PTM, it is critical to follow these maintenance procedures. It is required to follow these steps daily after each use of the Pearl PTM. 1. To flush the Pearl PTM, enter the Maintenance Menu by pressing the Maintenance Menu icon. 2. Remove...

Pearl PTM - POWER DOWN

 The Pearl PTM stores setting and cycle information, as well as estimated pertreatment container levels during power off. It is important to follow these shut down procedures to allow this information to be stored correctly. The Pearl PTM will not allow the unit to properly power down with pretreatment solution in the...

Pearl PTM - KEEPING THE PEARL PTM CLEAN

 It is important to keep the Pearl PTM clean during extended use. The pretreatment solution can build up salt deposits that can inhibit normal operation of the Pearl PTM. It is recommended to clean the inside of the Pearl PTM after ten shirt cycles to prevent build up of pretreatment that may...

Pearl PTM - SAVE SETTINGS

 The Pearl PTM has a save feature that allows users to save settings and modes. The save feature will allow up to twenty files to be stored in the memory of the machine. 1. To save the current settings, open the Save Menu by pressing the Save Menu icon. 2. The...

Pearl PTM - COST CALCULATIONS

 The Pearl PTM is equipped with a cost calculator that allows users to determine the cost of pretreatment used on a single shirt or the cost for a run of shirts. 1.Entering Pretreament Cost: Enter the Stats Menu by pressing the Stats Menu icon. Press the Cost/Gal # for either the...

Pearl PTM - ADVANCED SETTINGS AND MODES

 The Pearl PTM is equipped with a speed mode that will allow multiple shirts to be loaded and sprayed quickly. Additionally, the Pearl PTM has a Flexlock Mode which allows garments to be loaded from the front to spray a smaller area for pocket or crest prints. Enable Speed Mode:1. To turn...

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