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Operation

Note
To take the brush drive out of opera-
tion, immediately release brush drive
switch.
Filling in detergents
Warning
Risk of damage. Only use the recom-
mended detergents. With respect to
different detergents the operator bears
the increased risk regarding the opera-
tional safety and danger of accident.
Only use detergents that are free from
solvents, hydrochloric acid and hydro-
fluoric acid.
Note
Do not use highly foaming detergents.
Observe the dosing notes.
Recommended detergents:
Application
Routine cleaning of all
water resistant floors
Routine cleaning of
glossy surfaces (e.g.
granite)
Routine cleaning and
basic cleaning of indus-
trial floors
Routine cleaning and
basic cleaning of fine
stoneware tiles
Routine cleaning of tiles
in sanitary areas
Cleaning and disinfec-
tion in sanitary areas
Removal of coating
from all alkali-resistant
floors (e.g. PVC)
Removal of coating
from linoleum floors
Open the cover of the fresh water
reservoir.
Pour in water/detergent mixture.
Maximum temperature of the liquid
50°C
Note
The fresh water reservoir cover can be
used to meter the detergent. The ca-
pacity of the cover up to the mark rep-
resents 1% of the fresh water reservoir
capacity.
Close the cover of the fresh water
reservoir.
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Driving to the Place of Use
Short distances on even surfaces
Place the slider vertically.
Position the rotary handle for the
brush contact pressure in the drive
position.
Use the pushing handle to push the
appliance to the place of use.
Longer distances on uneven surfaces
Place the slider vertically and tilt the
lock up.
Install the transport wheels.
Warning
Danger of damage due to leaking wa-
ter. Remove the waste water and fresh
water reservoirs before tilting the appli-
ance.
Remove the filled waste and fresh
water reservoirs from the appliance
and transport them separately.
Tilt the appliance to the side and
Detergent
drive it to the place of use on its
RM 746
transport wheels.
RM 780
If the transport wheels hinder the use
of the appliance:
RM 755 es
Press the transport wheel release
button and pull the transport wheel
out.
RM 69
Insert the transport wheels into their
ASF
holder until they stop.
Adjust the brush contact pressure
RM 753
Place the slider vertically.
Adjust the rotary handle of the
brush contact pressure to the de-
RM 751
sired value.
Note
RM 732
Carry out the initial cleaning attempts
with less contact pressure. Increase
contact pressure step-by-step until the
RM 752
desired cleaning result is achieved. A
correct setting of the contact pressure
reduces the wear and tear of the
RM 754
brushes.
The brush drive is switched off when
there is overload.
When cleaning with microfibre rollers,
the contact pressure must not be ad-
justed higher than the position men-
tioned below. With a higher contact
pressure, there is a danger of destroy-
ing the microfibre rollers.
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EN
Establish mains contact
Danger
Check the mains cables of the ma-
chine each time before using the ma-
chine to see that it is not damaged.
Never operate a machine with dam-
aged cables. Get the damaged cables
replaced by an electrician.
Insert the looped end of the exten-
sion cable in the strain relief hook.
Plug in the mains plug.
Cleaning
If the detergent solution is to be
vacuumed off after the cleaning
process, use the vacuum bar lower-
ing pedal.
Swivel the slider toward the opera-
tor - the chassis is retracted and the
brushes touch the floor.
Turn on the brushes by using the
switch for the brush drive.
Turn on the brush irrigation by us-
ing the switch for the detergent so-
lution.
Move the appliance over the sur-
face to be processed by the slider.
Warning!
Risk of damage to the floor covering.
Do not operate the appliance on the
spot.
Polishing
Swivel the slider toward the opera-
tor - the chassis is retracted and the
brushes touch the floor.
Turn on the brushes by using the
switch for the brush drive.
Move the appliance over the sur-
face to be processed by the slider.
Warning!
Risk of damage to the floor covering.
Do not operate the appliance on the
spot.
Note
To polish furniture, the fresh water and
wastewater reservoirs can be re-
moved.
Shutting Down the Appliance
Release the switch for detergent
solution.

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