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OPERATOR USER MANUAL Genesis Shipping series

ALLpaQ PACKAGING GROUP EUROPARC INNOVATION CENTRE INNOVATION WAY GRIMSBY DN37 9TT TEL: +44 (0)1476 800-373 COPYRIGHT © 2012 ALLPAQ.COM REGISTERED IN ENGLAND NO. 6840689 ALL RIGHTS RESERVED Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


Chapter 1 - ALLpaQ Genesis 500 Operational Instructions 1.1 Moving the Container Pallet Base may be moved using manual handling equipment such as Fork lift truck or manual pallet jack.

Fig 1.2

The Pallet base allows for a four way entry however if the handling equipment in use has forks lifting from the legs; two way entry should be used from short either side. (see Fig 1.2).

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1.2 Unfold the container for use When you receive an empty container it will be collapsed or folded with the lid on.

Fig 2.4

Turn red catches to unlock position. (Fig 2.4) Simply lift the lid from the base unit and store safely away from marked walk way (Fig 2.1).

Fig 2.1

DO NOT attempt to lift by red catches to avoid damage.

Erect by lifting the top of the sidewalls by pulling towards the body and clicking into locked position. (Fig 2.2)

Replace lid as necessary (Fig 2.3)

Fig 2.2

When replacing the lid ensure that you lock red catches into position to avoid accidental damage.

Fig 2.3

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1.3 Fitting port position plates to bag ALLpaQ recommend that all 3D bags used in conjunction with it bioprocess range of containers should be fitted with a small plastic support disc when filled. Some bags may be pre fitted with a similar disc however if this is not the case please contact ALLpaQ immediately before use. To fit the disc simply squeeze the tubing (Fig 3.1) and slide towards the centre of the disc as shown (Fig 3.2).

Fig 3.1

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1.4 Fitting the bag

When fitting a bag the operator can access the base of the container over the erected side panels (Fig 4.1). The bag can be located from this position. Fig 4.3

Please ensure that the clamp on the outlet tube is closed/open prior to operation according to manufacturers instruction. (Fig 4.3) Feed the outlet tubing through the drain hole in the base of the container (Fig 4.1).

Fig 4.1

It may be helpful to pull the tubing by accessing the chamber via the front door on the base of the unit (Fig 4.4). Fig 4.4

Fig 4.5

Once the tubing has been fed through, the white disc will locate in the bottom drain hole of the base unit (Fig 4.2). The end of the drain tubing should be fitted to the tube clamp for easy access (Fig 4.5)

Fig 4.2

Bag filling can commence, according to manufacturers recommendations. ALLpaQ recommend foam dunnage for all shipping containers (see 2:4 Fig 4.5) Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


1.5 Fitting the lid One Operator Hold the lid against the front panel (Fig 5.1). Simply lower the lid until it is located across all four corners of the container (Fig 5.2). Always lock the lid to a fully erected container.

Fig 5.2

Fig 5.1

1.6 Moving the container to storage Pallet base allows for four way entry provided the manual handling equipment used is either a pallet jack or fork lift truck (See Fig 1.1 and 1.2 above). Material handling equipment with forks lifting from the legs (Fig 6.2) ensure two way entry is used when lifting from front or rear of the base.

Fig 6.2 Fig 6.1

1.7 Emptying the container Move the container into position as described in point 1.6 1.8 Removing the lid Please do not attempt to lift the lid using the red catches this will increase the risk of breakage. Please refer to instruction 1.2

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1.9 Connect Bag Outlet Open the front base access door using the square key (Fig 9.1). The outlet tubing can be taken from the clamp (Fig 9.4), the end of drain tubing pulled from base storage area (Fig 9.3) and connected according to bag suppliers instructions. Bag can now be drained. Fig 9.1

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1.10 Removal of bag Once the bag is drained apply any clamps to the outlet tubing (Fig 10.1). The bag can now be pulled out of the top of the container. Fig 10.2

Once removed the base access door should be closed (Fig 10.2) Once removed the bag should be disposed of in line with company policy.

Fig 10.1

1.11. Folding the container To begin with the lid is removed and the container is empty. Fig 11.2

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Start with either of the short sided panels; slide red catches to the centre of the panel (Fig 11.2).


Once the panel has been released allow the panel to be lowered into the box using both hands.

Repeat the procedure with the opposite short panel.

Fig 11.4

Starting with either of the remaining long sided panels, lower the panel folding towards the centre (Fig 11.3). Repeat the process for the last side panel ( Fig 11.4)

Fig 11.3

The lid should then be fitted to the folded container. Note that the red locking catches may be in the locked position before operation. (Fig 11.5).

Fig 11.5

1.12 Moving the container to storage area. Please refer to instruction point 1.6 (refer to Fig 6.1 and 6.2).

Chapter 2 - ALLpaQ Genesis 1000 operational Instructions 2.1 Moving the Container As with the ALLpaQ Genesis 500L container the pallet base allows for 4 way entry (Fig 1.2) when using a pallet jack or fork lift truck. Material handling equipment using forks which lift from the legs must use the 2 way entry front and rear (Fig 1.1).

Fig 1.1

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2.2 Unfolding the container for use

When lifting the lid of a 1000 Litre container it is recommended that two people be involved in the operation.

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Fig 2.3

Fig 2.1

Hold and lift the black handles at the four corners of the lid and move towards the centre, to the open position (Fig 2.2).

Fig 2.4

Fig 2.5

Using both hands pull the side panel towards you to erect the first sidewall (Fig 2.4). Repeat this action for the opposite panel (Fig 2.5)

Fig 2.6

Fig 2.7

Complete the same action with the rear panel making sure the wall clicks into position (Fig 2.6)

Lock the front and final sidewall into position (Fig 2.7). Replace the lid in a reversal of the description see instruction 2.5 below (Fig 5.1). 2.3 Fitting port position plate to bag ALLpaQ recommend that all 3D bags used in conjunction with it bioprocess range of containers should be fitted with a small plastic support disc when filled. Some bags may be pre fitted with a similar disc however if this is not the case please contact ALLpaQ immediately before use. For full instructions refer to instruction 1.3

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2.4 Fitting the bag Before fitting the bag make sure you can gain access to the base by opening the drop door situated at the front of a standard unit (Fig 4.1). Note units may be supplied with two drop doors.

Fig 4.2

Fig 4.3

Fig 4.1

Place the fingers in the slots provided and lift upwards (Fig 4.2), pull towards your body to unhinge the door; allow the door to rest against the front wall of the container (Fig 4.3).

Fig 4.4

For full instruction on fitting the bag (see1.4 above). Once the bag has been fitted correctly and filling is complete in accordance with bag suppliers instructions a foam shipping pad is placed over the bag for additional protection during transportation and storage (Fig 4.5). ALLpaQ recommend that foam dunnage (Fig 4.5) always be used during shipment in its range of containers. If foam dunnage has not been supplied contact ALLpaQ immediately. The foam dunnage is simply placed on top of the filled bag before fitting and securing the lid for storage and transportation. Each pad is designed to bag specification to accommodate the inlet tubing.

Fig 4.5

2.5 Fitting the lid Each operator lifts the lid until square over the container. Lock catches should be open (see Fig 2.2 above). Push lid down over all four corners then slide the lid handles to the locked position. Fig 5.1

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2.6 Moving the container to storage area Pallet base allows for four way entry provided the manual handling equipment used is either a pallet jack or fork lift truck (See Fig 1.1 and 1.2 above). Material handling equipment with forks lifting from the legs (1.6, Fig 6.2) ensure two way entry is used when lifting from front or rear of the base. 2.7 Emptying the container Move container into position in line with previous instructions (see 1.6). 2.8 Removing the lid When removing the lid please refer to instruction 1.2. 2.9 Connect bag outlet Connecting bag please refer to previous instructions (see 1.9) 2.10 Removal of the bag Removing the bag please refer to previous instructions (see 1.10) 2.11 Folding the container Remove the lid and ensure the container is empty.

Fig 11.1

Locate fingers onto the blue door catches and depress towards the centre of the box (Fig 11.1) Fig 11.2

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Fig 11.5

Fig 11.4

Allow the panel to fold inwards and rest on the base of the container (Fig11.2). Repeat this process for the opposite rear panel.

Fig 11.3

On the side panel insert fingers lift panel and fold inwards (Fig 11.3) Repeat process for opposite panel (Fig 11.4). Replace lid using ensuring black handles are in open position first (Fig 1.5). 2.12 Moving the container to storage Pallet base allows for four way entry and two entry dependent upon manual handling equipment. For detailed information please refer to instruction at (See 1.6) Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


Chapter 3 - All ALLpaQ Genesis 50 - 250 E & C Versions

3.1 Moving the Container Pallet base may be moved using manual handling equipment such as Fork lift truck or manual pallet jack.

ALLpaQ Genesis 200E

Fig 1.2

Fig 1.1

ALLpaQ Genesis 250 C

Both units are based upon the same foot print and both pallet bases allow a two way entry on the long side (see Fig 1.1 & 1.2).

3.2 Unfolding the container for use This instruction is applicable to all versions. Open the yellow catches to release the lid from the base (Fig 2.2).

Fig 2.2

Fig 2.1

Fig 2.3

Simply lift the lid from the base unit and store safely away from marked walk way (Fig 2.1).

DO NOT attempt to lift by yellow catches to avoid damage.

Fig 2.4

Fig 2.5

Erect by lifting the top of the long sidewall by pulling towards the body (Fig 2.3). Repeat procedure for the opposing long sidewall before erecting the short sidewalls in sequence and locking into position (Fig 2.4 and 2.5) Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


ALLpaQ Genesis 200E Only Once the container is unfolded remove the padded detachable floor panel and place safely near the unit avoiding any marked walkways. Fig 2.7

Fig 2.8

Front

Fig 2.6

This will reveal a steel frame in the collapsed position (Fig 2.6). Lift frame and unfold legs to each corner of the container and ensure white legs are at the rear of the container Fig (2.7) Replace detachable padded floor panel (Fig 2.8) and container is ready for use.

3.3 Fitting the port position plate to the bag The procedure for fitting the port position follows the same procedure for the 500L & 1000L versions of the ALLpaQ Genesis range. ALLpaQ recommend that all 3D bags used in conjunction with it bioprocess range of containers should be fitted with a small plastic support disc when filled. Some bags may be pre fitted with a similar disc however if this is not the case please contact ALLpaQ immediately before use. For full instructions see 1.3 3.4 Fitting the bag Instruction applies for the ALLpaQ Genesis 200E (Fig 4.1) and ALLpaQ Genesis 250 (Fig 4.2). To access the container operator can reach over the side panels to position the bag. Any tubes and clamps should be closed/open in according to manufacturers recommendations.

Fig 4.1

Feed the drain tubing through the hole in the base of the container. Fig 4.2

It may be helpful to pull the tubing through the front of the base via the access door (Fig 4.2 inset). Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


Once the tubing has been fed through, the white disc will locate in the bottom drain hole of the base unit (Fig 4.2). Bag filling can commence in according to manufacturers recommendations. ALLpaQ recommend foam dunnage for all shipping containers (see 2:4 Fig 4.5)

3.5 Fitting the lid Hold the lid against the panel (Fig 5.1). Simply lower the lid until it is located across all four corners of the container (Fig 5.3). Always lock the lid to a fully erected container.

Fig 5.2

Ensure the yellow catches are in the open position before attempting to fit the lid to the container. (Fig 5.2) Once the lid is on the container return the yellow catches to the locked position. (Fig 5.3)

Fig 5.3

Fig 5.1

3.6 Moving the container to storage area Please refer to instruction 3.1

3.7 Emptying the container Move container into position in line with previous instructions (see 3.1). 3.8 Removing the lid When removing the lid please refer to instruction 3.2 3.9 Connect bag outlet ALLpaQ 250. Open the front base access door by sliding door to the centre of the unit. (Fig 9.1) ALLpaQ 200E by opening the hinged door. (Fig 9.1 inset)

Fig 9.1

Bag outlet tubing can be pulled and connected according to bag suppliers recommendations. (Fig 9.2 and 9.2 inset)

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Any sampling should be conducted according to bag suppliers recommendations. Bag can be drained.

Fig 9.2

3.10 Removal of bag

Once the bag is drained apply any clamps to the outlet tubing (Fig 10.1). The bag can now be pulled out of the top of the container. Fig 10.1

Fig 10.2

Once removed the base access door should be closed (Fig 10.2) Once removed the bag should be disposed of in line with company policy. 3.11 Folding Container

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Fig 11.1

Fig 11.4

First fold steel frame then rest in the base and replace the padded floor by reversing the procedure at 3.2 (Fig 2.7)

Hold either of the two short sided panels and firmly push towards the centre of the unit. (Fig 11.1) Allow the panel to rest on the base inside the unit and repeat the action for the opposite short side panel. (Fig 11.2) The remaining long side panels may be folded in sequence and the lid fitted to the folded container Ensure the yellow catches are in open position to fit the lid, then locked inwards on completion. 3.12 Moving the container to storage Pallet base allows for four way entry and two entry dependent upon manual handling equipment. For detailed information please refer to instruction at (See 3.1). Manual V1 - (Sept 14th 2012)


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