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Elektra S1C: Not enough pressure

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We have just started using our new machine, but the pressure does not seem to build up quite enough. The manual tells us we should wait till the pressure gauge reaches between the green and red marks, but it never quite reaches the green lower threshold. Is there a way to increase the prssure build up within the machine?
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You should look for pressure stat and look for calibration screw, than you turn it towards + to rise Little bit the temperature. Quoter of circle each test, until you get the desired temperature or pressure

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