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Installing the Smart Autodoor on Omlet mesh

For detailed instructions and illustrations, please see the Smart Autodoor instruction manual, and start at step 37 on page 30

Step 1 – Cut opening into mesh

Using strong wire cutters or bolt cutters, carefully cut an opening in the mesh. For wide-pitched mesh, the hole should include 2x vertical wires, and 12x horizontal. For fine-pitched mesh, the hole should include 2x vertical wires, and 22x horizontal. Cut as close as possible to the next wires in the mesh. The opening should be slightly wider and taller than the opening in the Autodoor

Step 2 – Install Mesh Edge Protectors

To protect your flock from the cut edges of the mesh, install mesh edge protectors over the cut wires.

Install the top and bottom protectors (810.1064) first, then install the two side protectors (810.1065)

Step 3 – Line up Autodoor

Line up the Autodoor with the opening in the mesh. Ensure no mesh is visible through the door.

For the safety sensors within the door to operate correctly, it is important that the edge of the mesh is set back from the edge of the crush sensor by at least 0.2″ or 5mm

Step 4 – Bolt door to mesh

Using 4x 800.0179 bolts, 4x 810.0245 run washers, and 4x 800.0040 wing nuts, bolt the Autodoor to the mesh. Place bolts through the top holes in the door, then from the inside of the mesh, slide run washers over the bolts, ensuring they engage with horizontal wires in the mesh, and the tighten in place with the wing nuts. Repeat this process with the bottom holes.

After bolting the door to the mesh, double check the door alignment has not slipped, and the safety sensors are not obstructed (see Step 3)

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