1. Test the cistern before fixing as it may be damaged in transit.
2. The base of the cistern should be adequately and uniformly supported over its whole area.
3. A hole cutting tool should be used to ensure a circular hole free from notches or abrasions.
4. Do not use heated metal tubing.
5. Always support the cistern wall whilst drilling.
6. All pipes should enter the cistern at 90° to the cistern wall and should be aligned so as not to distort the cistern.
7. Back nuts should not be over-tightened.
8. Cisterns arranged to receive expansion water shall be fitted internally and externally at all outlet connections with suitably protected washer plates.
They should be of a KIWA approved material.
For sealing connectors, use PTFE tape, under no circumstances use jointing compounds or putty in contact with the cistern.
9. Kitemarked cisterns are supplied with a backing plate. This plate must be fitted to the outside of the cistern with the ball valve lock nut. This should be a minimum of 60mm from the top of the cistern.
10. If the cistern is to be passed through a loft or narrow opening, it must not be drilled prior to this operation. Care
must be taken not to scratch the cistern wall.
11. The cistern should be positioned so that it is not in close proximity to heaters, light bulbs or other sources of heat.
12. To comply with water regulations install with close fitting rigid lid, screened air inlet, screened warning pipe and, if applicable, vent pipe entry device and insulation jacket.
Source : Titan Environmental Limited