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reported immediately to the user's des-
ignated authority, and the unit shall not
be operated until it has been restored
to safe operating condition.
Do not make repairs or adjustments
unless specifically authorized to do so.
Operation of the unit may be hazard-
ous if maintenance is neglected or re-
pairs, rebuilds, or adjustments are not
performed in accordance with the man-
ufacturer's design criteria. Therefore,
maintenance facilities (on or off prem-
ises), trained personnel, and detailed
procedures shall be provided.
Maintenance and inspection of the unit
shall be performed in conformance
with the following practices:
A a schedules planned maintenance,
lubrication, and inspection system
shall be followed; consult the man-
ufacturer's recommendations.
B only tranined and authorized per-
sonnel shall be permitted to main-
tain, repair, adjust, and inspect the
unit, and in accordance with manu-
facturer's specifications.
Avoid fire hazards and have fire pro-
tection equipment present in the work
area. Do not use open pans of fuel or
flammable cleaning fluids for cleaning
Any unit not in safe operating condition
shall be removed from service.
Repairs shall not be made in Class I,
Class II, and Class III locations.
Fire Prevention: The unit shall be kept
in a clean condition and reasonably
free of lint, excess oil, and grease.
Noncombustible agents are preferred
for cleaning the unit. Flammable liquids
[those having flash points at or above
100°F (37,8°C)] are not allowed. Pre-
cautions regarding toxicity, ventilation,
and fire hazard shall be appropriate for
the agent or solvent used.
Nameplate Visibility: The unit type des-
ignations as shown on the nameplate
and the type markers shall not be cov-
ered over with paint so that their identi-
fication information is obscured.
The unit shall not be used in classified
Please read and comply
with these instructions pri-
or to the initial operation of your appli-
ance. Retain these operating
instructions for future reference or for
subsequent possessors.
Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Proper use . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Operating elements . . . . . . .
Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Faults . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . .
Accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Spare parts . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Safety instructions
Before using the appliance for the first
time, read and observe these operat-
ing instructions and the accompanying
brochure: Safety information for brush
cleaning units and spray-extraction
units, 5.956-251.
The following symbols are used in this
operating manual:
Indicates an immediate threat of dan-
ger. Failure to observe the instruction
may result in death or serious injuries.
Indicates a possibly dangerous situa-
tion. Failure to observe the instruction
may result in light injuries or damage to
Indicates useful tips and important in-
formation about the product.
The appliance is used for the wet
cleaning or polishing of level floors.
Two brush rollers located opposite of
each other clean the floor by means of
the added detergent liquid. A working
width of 400 mm and a capacity of 10 l
each of the fresh and dirt water reser-
voirs allow for effective cleaning.
The power supply operation allows a
high capacity without a restriction of
the working time.
The appliance can be equipped with
various accessories depending on the
cleaning task. Please request our cat-
alogue or visit us on the Internet at
Use this appliance only as directed in
these operating instructions.
The appliance may only be used for
the cleaning of hard surfaces that
are not sensitive to moisture and
polishing operations.
The application temperature ranges
from +5°C to +40°C.
The appliance is not suited for the
cleaning of frozen grounds (e.g. in
cold stores).
The appliance may only be
equipped with original accessories
and spare parts.
The appliance has been designed
for the cleaning of floors inside or or
covered surfaces. With respect to
other applications the usage of al-
ternative brushes must be checked.
The appliance is not intended for
the cleaning of public traffic routes.

Environmental protection

The packaging materials
are recyclable. Please do
not throw packaging in the
domestic waste but pass it
on for recycling.
Old units contain valuable
recyclable materials. Batter-
ies, oil and similar substanc-
es may not be released into
the environment. Therefore
please dispose of old units
through suitable collection
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