CLEANING AND CARE
Ensure the appliance is off and cool before cleaning.
Enamel (on burner skirts and trivets)
Persistent stains may require rubbing with a nylon
scourer or creamed powder cleansers. Household
enamel cleaners are available, follow the manufacturer's
instructions in their use. Harsh abrasive cleaners,
powder cleaners, steel wool or wax polishes should
not be used.
Stainless steel (Models with Stainless Steel hob)
Simply wipe with a soft cloth using warm water and a mild
detergent and rinse with clean water. Where stainless steel
has become extremely dirty or discoloured, use a stainless
steel cleaner – but be sure to follow the brushing lines.
Do not use abrasive cleaners or harsh solvents.
Scrapers are to be used on ceramic models only
Ceramic glass (on models with glass hob)
The specially treated glass in the product is manufactured
using the latest technology to the highest possible
standards for both safety and reliability. However, it must
be remembered that as it is CERAMIC GLASS, it may
break. Treat it accordingly. To clean the ceramic glass hob
use a soft cloth or sponge with detergent and warm water.
If the surface is cracked, switch off the appliance
immediately to avoid the possibility of electric shock.
If the hob is very soiled:
Remove soilage using the razor blade scraper.
Use a hob cleaner product after there has been
sufficient time allowed for the hob to cool. Shake the
bottle and apply a small quantity of cleaner directly
onto the hob. Rub clean using a damp cloth or
Use a damp cloth to remove all remaining traces of
the cleaner, which could otherwise burn on when the
hob is next used. Wipe the hob dry.
Use the scraper supplied to remove spillages
immediately, while the hob is still hot! Especially sugar
and foods with a high sugar content (eg. jam), melted
plastics and foil, all of which can damage the hob
Razor blade scraper
Use the scraper to remove spillages from the ceramic hob.
How to use the razor blade scraper:
Pull back the protective cover until the blade is visible.
Make sure that the razor blade is clean and not worn.
There is a risk, otherwise, that it might damage the
hob. New razor blades can be bought
Angle scraper at approx. 45° and scrape away the
spillage. The razor blade can be pressed down hard
onto the hob without causing any damage.
Carefully clean the blade by wiping it with a
When you have finished, press the protective cover
forwards as far as it will go. Keep the scraper out of
the reach of children.
Changing the razor blade:
Open the scraper by completely unscrewing the
screw and then place the new razor blade at the
Put the scraper together again and screw the screw
back into place.
Press the protective cover forwards as far as it will go
to cover the razor blade.
THE RAZOR BLADE SCRAPER SHOULD BE KEPT
WELL OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN. Use the
razor blade scraper carefully, as the razor blade is
Trivets and burners
These can all be lifted off and removed for
NOTE! When refitting the burners, ensure that they are
Ensure burners are thoroughly dried after cleaning or
spillage. When cleaning the burners, ensure that all the
flame ports are free of any blockage (refer to Figure 1b
on page 4). If necessary, use a toothpick or brush to
clear ports. The outer surface of the burner caps have a
polished finish and extra care needs to be taken to avoid
scratching this surface during cleaning. In instances of
heavy soiling, it may be necessary to apply a non-abrasive
cleaning compound and rub with a cloth until the soiling is
removed and then finish with a soft, dry cloth.
NOTE! DO NOT place trivets or burners in the dishwasher.
Ignition spark plug and flame safeguard sensor
GENTLY clean the ignition spark plug and flame
safeguard sensor with a damp cloth to avoid lighting
difficulties. Ensure that they are dry before use.
Ensure the injector remains free of any foreign material.
If necessary, use a thin piece of wire to clear the orifice.