Tips for Successful Vacuum Packaging
For more usage tips and safety information, please refer to the FoodSaver Reference Guide or visit our website at www.foodsaver.com.
If appliance lid is locked, press Open/Cancel
to open lid.
Sealing a Bag
Make sure you've placed the bag in the proper place.
When making a bag from a roll, make sure end of cut
piece is on Sealing Strip
or in Vacuum Channel
Prevent moisture or liquid from being pulled into
the Vacuum Channel or trapped in the seal.
pre-freeze moist foods such as raw meat for 1-2
hours before vacuum packaging, or place a folded
paper towel between food and end of bag to absorb
Removing Air from a Bag
Make sure you've placed the bag in the proper
When vacuuming packaging, make sure open
end of bag is inside Vacuum Channel
Check for wrinkles in the bag along the Sealing
. Wrinkles in seal may cause leakage and allow
air to come back into bag. Check for wrinkles in bag
along Sealing Strip
packaging. If you find wrinkles after sealing bag,
simply cut bag open and vacuum package again.
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First Printing: 6/2004
, not over rubber gasket
before closing lid and vacuum
excess liquids. Just be sure to leave at least 3 inches
between paper towel and end of bag so that bag
seals properly with paper towel inside.
Make sure you give appliance time to cool down.
Wait at least 20 seconds between seals. Under very
heavy usage, appliance will shut off automatically to
prevent overheating. If it does, wait 20 minutes to
allow appliance to cool off.
If motor runs for more than 30 seconds without
you may need to adjust bag and try again.
If you are making initial seal on a piece of bag material
with two open ends, make sure bag is placed on
Sealing Strip, not on rubber gasket
vacuum packaging with a bag, make sure open end is
placed down inside Vacuum Channel and make sure
is not attached. If you are vacuum
packaging with an accessory, check Accessory Hose in
appliance lid and in accessory to ensure a tight fit.
. If you are
Item # T180-00210-000 (06/04)