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Use And Cleaning - Whirlpool AGB 372/WP Instructions For Installation, Use And Maintenance Manual


Warnings and hints for user
This manual contains all the instructions required for a pro-
per and safe use of our appliances.
Keep the manual in a safe place for future consulta-
This appliance is for catering use, hence they must be
used only by trained kitchen staff.
The appliance must always be kept under control during
Warning! :
The manufacturer shall not be held re-
sponsible for injuries or damage due to the non-com-
pliance with safety rules or an improper use of the ap-
pliance by the operator.
Some improper operating conditions may even be caused
by an improper use of the appliance, therefore it is impor-
tant to train personnel properly.
All the installation and maintenance operations must
be performed by fitters who are members of an official
Respect the periods required for maintenance. With this is
mind, customers are recommended to sign a service
In case of failures concerning the appliance, all outputs
(electrical power supply and water) must be cut off instantly.
In case of recurrent failures, contact a service technician.
Instructions for use
Before cooking with the appliance for the first time, wash
the interior of the cooking vat thoroughly.
Warning! :
Fill the cooking vat up to a maximum
of 40 mm under the overflow border, according to the
maximum level mark, including the food to be cooked.
Warning! :
Before filling the vat, always check
that the drainage tap is closed.
Filling the jacket
Warning! :
The water level inside the jacket must
be controlled each time before switching on the ap-
Warning! :
It is advisable to use softened water
to fill the jacket.
Open the level tap on the front of the appliance.
Unscrew the filling cap on the safety valve unit. The latter
is on the right-hand side of the appliance (see figure "View
of appliance").
Add softened water (the capacity of the jacket is stated in
the paragraph "Technical Data").
When water comes out of the level tap, close it and screw
back on the safety unit cap.
Details regarding operation with pres-
sure kettle
Before turning the appliance on, close the lid firmly and
lock the 4 screw clamps.
Check that the valve is in a resting position.
Start cooking at full power. When steam starts to come out
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of the valve, reduce heating power. The steam coming out
of the valve must be constant and light.
The pressure inside the cooking vat can reach a maximum
of 0.05 bar. On request, the appliance can be equipped
with a pressure gauge that shows the pressure inside the
cooking vat.
Turn off the appliance after cooking.
Before opening the lid, release all the pressure from the
cooking vat by lifting the relief valve lever (see figure
Check that the valve lever is still "On" and unscrew the
screw clamps.
Switching on, start cooking and swit-
ching off
Fill the vat with hot or cold water, according to need, using
the tap that the appliance is equipped with.
The appliance has a four-position selector to start cooking
functions (see figure "Controls").
Here is a list of the procedures for a safe and correct use
of the appliance.
Energising the unit:
Connect the appliance by turning on the main switch in-
stalled before it.
Start of cooking:
Turn the selector from position "0" to one of the heating
positions according to cooking requirements.
Generally cooking starts with the selector on position "2/3";
once the vat has reached cooking temperature the selector
is turned back to "1" to maintain the cooking temperature.
The heating mode of the appliance is indicated by the
green operation light.
End of cooking
Turn the selector back to "0".
Cleaning and care of the appliance
Do not use aggressive substances or abrasive detergents
when cleaning the stainless steel components.
Avoid using metal pads of the steel parts as they may cau-
se rust. For the same reason, avoid contact with materials
containing iron.
Do not use sandpaper or abrasive paper for cleaning; in
special cases use a powder pumice stone.
In case of particularly resistant dirt, it is advisable to use
abrasive sponges (e.g. Scotch-Brite).
It is advisable to clean the appliance only once it has coo-
led down.
Daily cleaning
Warning! :
When cleaning the appliance never
use direct jets of water to prevent infiltration of the li-
quid and damage to components.
Clean the cooking vat with water and a detergent, rinse
thoroughly and dry well with a soft cloth.
External surfaces should be washed down using a sponge,
and hot water with a suitable proprietary cleaner addend.