Warranty Information LIMITED ONE YEAR WARRANTY BKI (The "Company") warrants to the original purchaser that at time of shipment from the Company factory, this equipment will be free from defect in materials and workmanship. Written notice of a claim under this warranty must be received by the Company within ONE YEAR from the date of installation, but no longer than ONE YEAR AND THREE MONTHS from date of shipment from the factory.
Automatic Lift Fryer The BLF Fryer is compact, attractive and functional in design. It is constructed of a stainless steel fryer pot for cleaning ease. Exclusive BKI patented features and safety devices offer flexibility, efficiency and reliability plus PERFECTION IN FRYING! The BKI name and trademark on this unit assures you of the finest in design and engineering -- that it has been built with care and dedication -- using the best materials available.
Make sure to keep the area around your fryer clear of any obstacles. Serious injury can occur if you trip or fall near the fryer. You could be burned by hot shortening that splashes out of the fryer or by falling against the hot metal of the fryer.
Always wear your insulated mitts when handling the fryer basket or touch any hot metal surfaces. You received a pair of insulated mitts with your fryer. If you lose or damage your mitts, you can buy new ones at your local restaurant equipment supply store or from your local BKI Distributor.
Automatic Lift Fryer Introduction Keep this manual with the Equipment This manual is an important part of your equipment. Always keep it near for easy access. If you need to replace this manual, contact: Technical Services Department P.O. Box 80400 Simpsonville, S.C.
Automatic Lift Fryer Be Prepared for Emergencies Be prepared for fires, injuries, or other emergencies. Keep a first aid kit and a fire extinguisher near the equipment. You must use a 40-pound Type BC fire extinguisher and keep it within 25 feet of your equipment.
Automatic Lift Fryer Item # Description Computer Momentary Switch Rocker Switch Thermostat Knob Thermostat Light Digital Timer LED indicator TIME SELECT (2 arrow buttons) START/STOP button Function Used to program the cooking computer and activate the programs. BASKET UP – Momentarily pushing the switch to this position causes the lift mechanism to rise.
Automatic Lift Fryer Item # Description ALARM button A, B, C, D preset buttons Beeper Display High Limit Reset Switch Drain Lever Fill Lever Rinse Hose Connector Pump Motor Reset Switch Function This button allows the user to set an elapsed time at which the internal alarm will sound during a cycle.
The fryer has a maximum temperature setting of 375º F/190º C (for BLF and BLF-F) or 390º F/200º C (for BLF-FC). Do not use oil/shortening with a flashpoint less than 554º F (290º C) Use only high-quality shortening that has low moisture content, a high smoke point and no additives.
4. Set the thermostat to the desired cook temperature. The temperature light will go on. When the temperature is reached, the light will go off. The light will continue to cycle on and off as the fryer maintains the set temperature.
9. Remember to filter the shortening at least every third frying cycle load. Refer to the procedure in this manual. Also filter the shortening and clean the fryer at the end of each day. If you do not plan to use the fryer for an hour or more, turn the thermostat down to 150°.
Automatic Lift Fryer Table 1. System Programming Procedure STEP ACTION Press the FILTER/OFF/FRY switch to FRY. Press PROG on the keypad. Input 1712 and ENTER. Press ENTER. Press TOGGLE/CLEAR until the desired option is displayed. Press ENTER. Press TOGGLE/CLEAR until the desired option is displayed.
Automatic Lift Fryer Operation Product Programming Use the following figure and table to set a maximum of eight product programs. The product programs must be set before cooking can begin. Figure 2. Product Programming Sequence...
Automatic Lift Fryer STEP ACTION Press TOGGLE/CLEAR until the desired option is displayed. Repeat steps 5-12 when programming stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 for Electric and Gas appliance types. Repeat steps 5-10 when programming stages 2, 3, 4 and 5 for an ALF appliance type.
Overfilling the fryer pot with shortening could lead to serious injury. Ensure that the fryer pot is filled with shortening only to the fill mark when shortening is hot. Do not use any shortening other than what is specified in this manual and do not overfill the fryer pot.
11. Press the 0 button. Idle 255°F will display. This will automatically hold the shortening at a cooler temperature. 12. To escape the idle mode, press the 0 button again and the fryer will heat to its original temperature. 13. When you have finished frying for the day, turn the FILTER/OFF/FRY switch to the OFF position.
Assemblies Description DOOR ASSEMBLY DRAIN VALVE & PLUGS DRAIN/MOTOR/PIPING ASSEMBLY FRONT PANEL BLF-F EUROPE FRONT PANEL BLF-F DOMESTIC FRONT PANEL BLF-FC EUROPE FRONT PANEL BLF-FC DOMESTIC REAR PANEL BLF-F EUROPE REAR PANEL BLF-F DOMESTIC...
HANDLE, PULL SS P60-1010 RIVET, 1/8 X 1/4 CS PLT POP INSIDE DOOR POCKET/MAGNET WELD BLF SCREW, 10 X 1/2 PHIL TRUSS HD SCREW, 10-24 X 1/2" PHIL TRUSS HD DOOR, FRYER OUTSIDE WELD HINGE, RH PIN HALF Replacement Parts DESCRIPTION...