TROUBLESHOOTING FAQS

Occasionally customers may encounter issues using out heat tools, and we’ve compiled answers to some of the most common questions. If you continue to experience issues or can’t find a relevant answer, contact your local distributor or SF Tools™ directly at 603.863.7719 or via email at info@SFToolsUSA.com.

Tool will not fire.

Trigger will not depress fully.
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Trigger activated too quickly.
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Pressure too low.
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Trigger not fully released.
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Spark plug gap to small/big.
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Defective igniter or connections.
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No click from trigger.
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Gas timing screw needs adjustment.
Gas timing screw needs adjustment.

Combustor turns red (insufficient air flow).

Wrong fuel.
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Tank has ice build up or the tank pressure is below 20 PSI
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Excess flow check valve not open.
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Clogged orifice or filter.
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Clogged hose.
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Clogged fuel line.
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Large flame (fuel flow).

Leak in orifice assembly.
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Wrong pressure.
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Line clog.
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Worn or damaged O-rings.
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Tool shuts off after short burst of ignition.

Excess flow check valve not open.
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When the trigger is released the tool continues to fire or gas continues to leak.

Worn valve.
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TECHNICAL LINKS

The links listed below will lead you away from the our website. These sites are not under the control of SF Tools™ and SF Tools™ is not responsible for the contents of any linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. SF Tools™ is providing these links as a convenience to our customers, and allow the ability to gather additional information regarding your shrink wrap requirements and setup.

Propane Specific (links courtesy of Wikipedia®)

National Propane Gas Association (U.S.)

Propane Education & Research Council (U.S.)

Propane 101 (U.S.)

UKLPG: Propane and Butane in the UK

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

Propane Properties Explained

OSHA Safety and Health Standards Storage and Handling of Liquefied Petroleum Gases

https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/federalregister/1971-08-17

U.S. Energy Information Association

http://www.eia.gov/energyexplained/index.cfm?page=propane_home

Marshall Excelsior Regulator Specifications

http://www.marshallexcelsior.com/index.php

Plastic Industry Specific Links

http://www.plasticsindustry.org

Recycling Industry Specific Links

http://www.recycle.net/assn/rs000181.html

http://www.plasticsrecycling.org

http://www.grn.com/assn/