1. 1GENERAL POINTS

O. GASPARINI s.r.l. do not guarantee the technical/legal suitability of the premises where the product is installed and the various systems serving the same, while nevertheless giving important instructions in the present manual for correct installation. In this respect, the customer is recommended to refer to authorized personnel expert in this field as regards any applicable laws and/or regulations.

Do not allow anyone to start up the product before:

A risk assessment has been conducted for the incorporation of the device in another machine, as provided for in Directive 2006/42/CE.

The instructions in the present manual have been studied and fully understood.

Appropriate instructions for the operation of the device have been received from an authorized individual.

The product is constructed in compliance with the applicable standards in force. Before proceeding to operations for the incorporation, installation, use, maintenance, and repair of the device, carefully study the present manual because it contains all the information required for the correct implementation of these activities and for avoiding dangerous situations.

These instructions must be considered an integral part of the product and must remain with it for its entire operational life.

  1. If the product is released onto the markets of the member states of the European Union other than Italy, it is the responsibility of the retailer, or whoever is presented as the manufacturer of the machine in which the O. GASPARINI product has become a part, to arrange for translation  into the language of the user.

  2. If the technical office of O. GASPARINI, or its delegated functions, are not immediately informed of any faults encountered, and the product is installed regardless of these, O. GASPARINI do not accept any responsibility for any damage caused, to the product itself, to other property, individuals, animals and/or things: said responsibility devolves to the individuals causing the damage.

  3. Any modification of the device, without prior communication to the TECHNICAL OFFICE of O. GASPARINI, will result in the ANNULMENT of the Statement of Incorporation, annulling any responsibility and guarantee of the company.

  4. The check and maintenance frequencies prescribed in the Manual must always be understood as the minimum necessary to guarantee the efficiency, safety, and the operating life of the product in normal conditions of use. Surveillance should in any case be constant with prompt intervention in cases of operating faults.

  5. All our products are subject to continuous technological development. The company thus reserves the right to introduce changes to the construction and features which could change the operational characteristics.



  6. 2GUARANTEE

  7. The product is intended for professional use or for commercialization.

  8. O. GASPARINI guarantee the devices against material and constructional defects for a period of 12 months, starting from the date of dispatch from their warehouse.

  9. The product is guaranteed for one year (12 months) starting from the date of purchase, based on the date on the transport document/ shipping invoice.

  10. During this time O. GASPARINI undertake to repair or substitute free any parts which, according to their incontestable judgement, exhibit manufacturing defects, free of charge, if the device is delivered to the company site in RAVARINO (MO) - ITALIA.

  11. Replaced defective parts become the property of O. GASPARINI.

  12. In cases of irreparable defects, O. GASPARINI can avoid withdrawal from the contract by the Customer by offering the free replacement of the goods.

  13. The guarantee does not extend to:

  14. 1. O-rings and gaskets in general, or consumable materials and/or those subject to wear/consumption.

  15. 2. Costs resulting from demounting and mounting from the user machine.

  16. 3. Unauthorized intervention involving modification and/or demounting, or any tampering with the product.

  17. 4. Incorrect application of the installation rules resulting in damage to the product.

  18. 5. Faulty parts resulting from transport/impact, bad or incorrect installation/start up, neglect or bad use, tampering, damage from atmospheric agents or other natural events and for any other causes over which  O. GASPARINI has no control.

  19. Any further or additional claims for damage are excluded, other than those provided for in law.

  20. O. GASPARINI reserve the right to  charge for the cost of repairs if a returned product is not covered by the guarantee.

  21. Intervention for hypothetical faults or for precautionary checks are payable by customers.

  22. Any transport costs for repair of the device to and from the "Technical Assistance Centre " of RAVARINO (MO) - ITALIA is care of and payable by the customer.

  23. The presence of oil residues on the outside of the product is not considered a product defect.

  24. Any prohibitions of use of the product imposed by the competent local authorities or other competent bodies do not entitle the customer to return the product or to claim compensation.

  25. Any external color differences or chromatic contrasts between the various parts comprising the  product and between multiple products comprising a supply lot are not considered as product defects.

  26. The impossibility to guarantee interchangeability between the various parts comprising the product with parts originating from series/serial numbers/consignments not specifically purchased as spare parts is not considered as a product defect.

  27. In cases of repair/replacement of defective parts or replacement of goods during the guarantee period, the duration of guarantee remains unaltered, always starting from the original product purchase date.

  28. For anything not specified here the general conditions will apply as stipulated in the commercial documentation/commercial catalogue current at the time of purchase.

  29. 2.1RETURNS PROCEDURE

  30. Returns will not be accepted without the prior approval of O. GASPARINI. The parts or entire product object of return must be delivered intact, in its original packaging, complete with all accessories originally consigned and with the original markings applied to the product by O. GASPARINI. The resulting package must be further protected with additional packaging for protection during transport.

  31. Transport costs for returns are payable by the customer.

  32. Goods lacking one or more of the above-mentioned requirements will be rejected or returned to the sender, or alternatively the customer will be charged for check procedures, repair, and storage.



  33. 3PRECAUTIONS, WARNINGS AND PROHIBITIONS

  34. THE LEVER IS ACTIVATED WITH HUMAN FORCE ONLY. THE DIMENSIONS OF THE LEVER ARE DESIGNED FOR USE BY AN ADULT INDIVIDUAL IN GOOD HEALTH. BEFORE STARTING TO USE THE PRODUCT ALWAYS CHECK THAT THE REQUIRED OPERATIONAL FORCE, ON THE BASIS OF THE FREQUENCY OF ACTIVATION AND THE ERGONOMIC POSITION ASSUMED, IS COMPLIANT WITH INTERNAL COMPANY REGULATIONS REGARDING HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK.



  35. BEFORE INSTALLING AND/OR STARTING UP THE PRODUCT, CHECK THAT THERE IS NO VISIBLE DAMAGE; DO NOT INSTALL OR START UP A PRODUCT THAT SHOWS SIGNS OF DAMAGE.

  36. THE PRODUCT MUST BE USED IN FULL COMPLIANCE WITH THE REGULATIONS IN FORCE IN THE PLACE OF USE AND BE COMPLAINT WITH ALL THE REQUIREMENTS RESULTING FROM THE SPECIFIC INTENDED FORM OF USE.

  37. CERTAIN FORMS OF USE ARE EXPRESSLY FORBIDDEN BY O. GASPARINI; CAREFULLY READ PARAGRAPH: 7 NON PERMITTED USE, BEFORE INSTALLING THE DEVICE.

  38. IT IS FORBIDDEN TO REMOVE AND/OR TAMPER WITH THE ORIGINAL LABELS AND SYMBOLS APPLIED BY O. GASPARINI.

  39. CHILDREN AND ANIMALS MUST BE KEPT OUTSIDE OF THE AREA OF OPERATION OF THE PRODUCT AND OUTSIDE ENVIRONMENTS IN WHICH IT IS LOCATED.

  40. INDIVIDUALS WHO, DUE TO PHYSICAL, SENSORIAL, OR PSYCHIC INCAPACITY, INEXPERIENCE OR LACK OF KNOWLEDGE ARE NOT CAPABLE OF INSTALLING, STARTING UP, OR USING THE DEVICE AUTONOMOUSLY AND SAFELY, MAY PROCEED IN THESE ACTIVITIES ONLY IF SUPERVISED AND INSTRUCTED BY COMPETENT PERSONS WHO ASSUME FULL RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SAME.

  41. DURING THE OPERATION OF THE PRODUCT, THE OPERATOR MUST CONSTANTLY MONITOR THE SAME.

  42. IT IS FORBIDDEN FOR PERSONS AND/OR OPERATORS AND/OR ANIMALS AFFECTED BY CARDIAC DISORDERS, USERS OF PACE-MAKERS, OR AFFECTED BY DYSFUNCTIONS OF ARTICULATION (E.G. ARTHRITIS/ARTHROSIS) TO USE THE PRODUCT UNLESS THEY HAVE PREVIOUSLY CONSULTED A DOCTOR.

  43. BEFORE USING THE DEVICE IT IS NECESSARY TO THOROUGHLY UNDERSTAND THE OPERATING MODES AND THE CONTROL DEVICES. THESE SKILLS MUST ALWAYS BE LEARNED BEFORE STARTING USE. DO NOT PERMIT UNAUTHORIZED INDIVIDUALS LACKING THE NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE TO USE THE DEVICE.

  44. CAREFULLY READ ALL THE SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PRESENT MANUAL AND ENSURE THAT ALL THE LABELS (SAFETY SIGNS) ON THE DEVICE ARE UNDERSTOOD (IF THESE ARE PRESENT). THE SIGNS APPLIED TO THE DEVICE MUST ALWAYS BE CLEARLY READABLE, REPLACE THEM IF THEY BECOME DAMAGED OR WORN OVER TIME.


  45. The oil to be used with our products must be compatible with standard seals in NBR (Acrylonitrile Butadiene RUBBER). It's best to use ISO 6743/4 OILS (type Esso Nuto h32).

  46. Never use in any circumstances brakes oil, motor oil or other fluid types.

  47. The use of particular oil, can require special seal materials. Contact the manufacturer for more information.


  48. NO GUARANTEE IS PROVIDED FOR THE GOOD OPERATION OF PRODUCT OR FOR THE SAFETY OF THE USER AND/OR AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL AND/OR OTHER INDIVIDUALS AND/OR THE ENVIRONMENT, IF THE PRODUCT IS INSTALLED OR PUT INTO OPERATION WITHOUT COMPLYING WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE PRESENT MANUAL.

  49. THE OPERATIONAL SAFETY OF THE PRODUCT PERMITS IT TO BE ASSEMBLED AND PUT INTO OPERATION BY SKILLED AND AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PRESENT MANUAL AND WITH APPLICABLE STANDARDS.

  50. THE USE OF  THINNERS AND AGGRESSIVE SOLVENTS FOR CLEANING PARTS OF THE PRODUCT IS NOT PERMITTED.

  51. ALL ROUTINE MAINTENANCE, EXPERT INTERVENTION, CHECKS, CLEANING, AND ADJUSTMENTS MUST BE CONDUCTED WITH THE PRODUCT IN A HARMLESS CONDITION (ZERO ENERGY CONDITION) AND EXCLUSIVELY BY AUTHORIZED AND/OR FULLY INSTRUCTED PERSONNEL.

  52. LIQUIDS OR POWDERY SUBSTANCES MUST NOT BE ALLOWED TO PENETRATE/FALL INSIDE THE PRODUCT; ENSURE THAT THIS DOES NOT OCCUR DURING INSTALLATION.

  53. TAKE SPECIAL CARE TO AVOID SCRATCHING/ABRADING OR DAMAGING THE MOVING PARTS OF THE PISTON RODS.

  54. WHENEVER NECESSARY ALWAYS USE ADEQUATE PROTECTIVE CLOTHING OR INSTRUMENTS.

  55. NEVER INSERT HANDS OR OTHER BODY PARTS UNDER MACHINE PARTS THAT ARE NOT SOLIDLY FIXED IN POSITION OR INTO AREAS NOT DIRECTLY VISIBLE TO THE PERSON WHO IS OPERATING.

  56. KEEP THE PRESENT MANUAL WITHIN EASY REACH AND MAKE IT AVAILABLE TO AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL DURING INSTALLATION, AND THE FINAL USER WHEN IN USE.

  57. DO NOT APPLY NAKED FLAMES TO THE DEVICE OR NEAR TO THE SAME.

  58. DO NOT POUR HYDRAULIC FLUID IN THE PRESENCE OF NAKED FLAMES OR HEATED BODIES.

  59. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO EXTINGUISH FIRES USING WATER.

  60. DO NOT CONDUCT WELDING ON PARTS OF THE PRODUCT REGARDLESS OF WHETHER IT IS EMPTY OR CONTAINS HYDRAULIC FLUID.

  61. ALWAYS ABIDE BY THE LOCAL LAWS IN FORCE AS REGARDS THE DISPOSAL OF EXHAUSTED WASTE MATERIALS (E.G. HYDRAULIC FLUID).

  62. IMMEDIATELY WASH AWAY ANY SPILLED FLUID ON FLOORING OR WALKWAYS, ETC.

  63. RESPONSIBILITY



  64. 4RESPONSIBILITY

  65. O. GASPARINI DO NOT ACCEPT ANY FORM OF RESPONSIBILITY FOR DAMAGE CAUSED TO THE PRODUCT, TO THINGS, ANIMALS AND/OR PERSONS, ALSO IMMEDIATELY VOIDING ANY FORM OF GUARANTEE, IN THE FOLLOWING CASES:

  66. INSTALLATION NOT CONDUCTED BY AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE APPLICABLE REGULATIONS.

  67. THE PRODUCT IS NOT FIXED IN POSITION USING ADEQUATE MEANS CAPABLE OF GUARANTEEING SUBSEQUENT USE IN SAFETY (TYPE AND SIZING).

  68. THE AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL AND/OR THE USER DO NOT ABIDE BY THE INSTRUCTIONS IN THE PRESENT MANUAL, OR AS A RESULT OF ANY MANOEUVRE NOT SPECIFICALLY DESCRIBED HEREIN.

  69. WHILE READING THE MANUAL SCRUPULOUSLY CHECK CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE PARTS OF THE PRODUCT, ENSURING THAT THEY HAVE NOT UNDERGONE DAMAGE DURING TRANSPORT AND THAT THEY WERE DELIVERED INTACT.

  70. ANY MODIFICATION (THE DEFINITION OF MODIFICATION INCLUDES NON OBSERVANCE OF THE INSTRUCTIONS, NON-COMPLIANT INTERVENTION, AND THE USE OF NON ORIGINAL SPARE PARTS) CONDUCTED ON THE PRODUCT OR ITS SAFETY DEVICES, WHICH COULD ALTER THE FUNCTIONALITY FORESEEN BY O. GASPARINI, ARE UNDER THE FULL RESPONSIBILITY OF THOSE CONDUCTING SAID MODIFICATIONS.

  71. Any modification, even minor in nature, must be communicated by registered post with recorded delivery and approved in the same way by O. GASPARINI, the latter giving approval only after assessment of each specific case in question.

  72. All modifications made without informing O. GASPARINI will result in ANNULMENT of the Manufacturer’s Statement, canceling all forms of responsibility and guarantee attributable to the same.



  73. 5STORAGE

  74. The guarantee is annulled  if storage is not conducted according to the following rules and conditions.

  75. 1.Store at temperatures between 0°C and 40°C away from humidity and dust.

  76. 2.Do not store in the open, areas exposed to weather or excessively humid, or areas exposed to direct sunlight.

  77. 3.Do not protect with materials inclined to cause condensation or with easily degradable materials.

  78. 4.The hydraulic fluid loses its lubricating and self-oxidizing characteristics and so at least every six months it is necessary to move the product by activating the control lever.

  79. 5.Always avoid direct contact with the ground by inserting wooden panels or other materials between the parts of the product and the floor.

  80. 6.If the product is stored in a warehouse without its original packaging, take particular care to avoid the various parts of the product from impacting against each other or against other items, because this could result in irreparable damage.

  81. 7.It is not permitted to stack the products or support other items on  top of the products.

Oleodinamica Gasparini Srl guarantee their products only if installed  and used in compliance with the indications of the present instructions or the company catalogue.


If customers fail to stipulate any additional requirements in the contractual documents, said  requirements having been accepted and confirmed by Oleodinamica Gasparini Srl, it is assumed that only the requirements stated in the present instructions or in the catalogue are satisfied.

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