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Operating handbook
Flatwork ironers
IC44819 – 4821 – 4825 – 4828 – 4832
LF/FLF/R/FR
• Flatwork ironer
• Flatwork ironer folder - LF
• Feeder fl atwork ironer folder - FLF
• Flatwork ironer with rear load removal - R
• Feeder fl atwork ironer with rear load removal - FR
Translated from french
01106073/GB
08.18

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  Summary of Contents for Electrolux R Series

  • Page 1 Operating handbook Flatwork ironers IC44819 – 4821 – 4825 – 4828 – 4832 LF/FLF/R/FR • Flatwork ironer • Flatwork ironer folder - LF • Feeder fl atwork ironer folder - FLF • Flatwork ironer with rear load removal - R •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    01106073 0209 OPERATING Table of contents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Pages/Chapters General Precaution for use ....................1/1 General ........................1/2 Method of use Dryer-ironer control panel ..................1/3 Simplifi ed instructions for using the ironer ............2/3 Feeder system control panel ................3/3 Simplifi ed instructions for using the ironer ............4/3 Client mode ......................7/3 Starting the machine ....................7/3 Cooling mode ......................8/3...
  • Page 4: Precaution For Use

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 1. Precaution for use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Precaution for use • The machine should not be used by children. • This ironer must be used exclusively for textiles appropriate for machine ironing, which have been previously and exclusively washed in water. •...
  • Page 5: General

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 2. General Notice Date Page HANDBOOK You should have found an instruction handbook and keys to open the machine casings, and a maintenance poster to display in your laundry, inside your machine. Depending on its destination, the dryer ironer is delivered bare or may be placed on a trans- port pallet and/or packed with plastic fi...
  • Page 6 01106073 0209 OPERATING 2. General Notice Date Page HANDBOOK The machines described in this hanbook have a ironing capacity of 190, 210, 250, 280, 320 cm wide depending on the type. They are available with steam, electric, gas or thermal fl uide heating.
  • Page 7 01106073 0209 OPERATING 2. General Notice Date Page HANDBOOK The electrically heated dryers-ironers can be equipped with a temperature regulation system for the heating cylinder using circulating heat. Machines fi tted with a Dubixium cylinder have a normal electric heating device. This system provides an excellent tool to optimise the performance of the dryer-ironer for those clients who mainly carry out staggered ironing.
  • Page 8 1741 01106073 OPERATING Notice Date Page HANDBOOK We draw your attention on the following practices. they will have consequences on the quality of your f nished items and can, in some cases, void the warrantly of your ironer. RECOMMANDATIONS DESCRIPTIONS Type of product concerned (why ant what are the consequences) AND WARNINGS...
  • Page 9 - Shower curtains : their material will not sustain the heat and they will melt on the cylinder. Your ironer is designed to safely process cotton, po- Inappropriate materials lyester-cotton and f ax. For any other material, please refer to your linen supplier and you nearest Electrolux Professional distributor.
  • Page 10 01106073 1741 OPERATING Notice Date Page HANDBOOK RECOMMANDATIONS DESCRIPTIONS Type of product concerned (why ant what are the consequences) AND WARNINGS Basic REGARDING Your ironer is designed to run 8 hours without inter- Ironer maintenance ruption. Every 8 hours and at other set intervals there are a number of required maintenance operations to be performed by yourself or your service engineer.
  • Page 11 01106073 1741 OPERATING Notice Date Page HANDBOOK This page is left blank on purpose.
  • Page 12: Method Of Use

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Dryer-ironer control panel Stand by Display screen START Functions keys Function key assignments vary according to the menu displayed on the screen during operation This indicator lights up when the linen removed from the dryer- ironer is not completely dry.
  • Page 13: Simplifi Ed Instructions For Using The Ironer

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Simplifi ed instructions for using the ironer Switch Wait for displaying of the fol- When it begins operating, the on the lowing message and press the machine is set to "automatic main central key.
  • Page 14: Feeder System Control Panel

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Feeder system control panel Feeder system start button and fl ashing Emergency stop fault indicator light button Selector button With Feedind start push- feed, Semi-automatic button feed, or Without feed. Gripper tension adjustment button.
  • Page 15: Simplifi Ed Instructions For Using The Ironer

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Simplifi ed instructions for using the ironer Switch When it begins operating, the Wait for displaying of the fol- on the machine is set to "automatic lowing message and press the main mode".
  • Page 16 0209 01106073 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Without folding DIAMMS V xx.xx Stand-by START T<100°C °C 2.5m/mn 000 Warm-up MANU NEXT Set Temp : 180°C Set Speed : 2.0m/mn T<100°C Warm-up 160°C 2.5m/mn 000 DIAMMS NEXT Warm-up STOP RST-CNT...
  • Page 17 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK With folding DIAMMS V xx.xx Stand-by START T<100°C °C 2.5m/mn 000 Warm-up MANU NEXT Set Temp : 180°C Set Speed : 2.0m/mn T<100°C Warm-up 160°C 2.5m/mn 000 DIAMMS NEXT Folding Folding PLIVIT...
  • Page 18: Client Mode

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Client mode Starting the machine Start-up screen DIAMMS V: xx.xx Turn on the power to the machine using the machine’s main switch. The software version will appear on the screen for 4 seconds. "Emergency stop"...
  • Page 19: Cooling Mode

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Warm-up As soon as the machine is turned on, the "Start Warm-up heating" command is given. The cylinder temperature MANU NEXT begins to rise. By default, the machine is set for automatic mode. The service screen appears as soon as the sheets have been inserted or when the required temperature is reached.
  • Page 20: Manual Mode

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Manual mode Selection of Manual mode °C 2.5m/mn 000 If you press MANU, you will switch to manual mode. MANU NEXT In this mode you use the following menus to select the temperature and the ironing speed you wish to apply to the machine.
  • Page 21: With Or Without Folding Mode

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK With folding or without folding mode °C 2.5m/mn 000 Selection of With folding or Without MANU NEXT folding mode This screen will only appear if you have replied YES when setting the machine's starting parameters.
  • Page 22: Select The Length Of Folds

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Following screens are displayed only if your machine includes the folding option and the manual fold adjusting. Select the length of folds Lenght of fold This screen enables to manually select the fold length Size of folds : 20 while folding.
  • Page 23: Service Screen In Automatic Mode

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Service screen in Automatic mode Service screen in automatic mode The values for the current use of the machine are °C 2.5m/mn 000 shown on the fi rst line of the screen. MANU NEXT •...
  • Page 24 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Complementary instructions for starting up a machine with gas heating. The ignition of the burner is delayed by 30 seconds following the start command in order to allow for the pre-ventilation of the combustion chamber. The machine will be ready to be used after the following message disappears : "Error Gas Ignition".
  • Page 25: Additional Instructions

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Additional instructions for using an ironer with rear delivery Two emergency push buttons are loca- ted at the rear of the machine in order to ensure the safety of the employees. To underline that a sudden stop of the iro- ning cylinder with temperature above 120 °C (248 °F) can damage the ironing belts.
  • Page 26 0209 01106073 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Additional instructions for using a machine with automatic fol- ding Even if your ironer is equipped with the automatic folding function, a "With folding/Without folding" mode makes it possible for you to use your ironer without the automatic folding function.
  • Page 27 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Folding characteristics (machine with folding function only) • Dimension of sheets compatible with folding: Min. length : 90 cm (35") Max. length : 355 cm (140") • Fold dimensions : Min.
  • Page 28 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Table for adjustment of folding values Note : Only the following values garantee a correct folding. 185 X 33 24 280 X 36 29 (cm) 20< <48 (cm) 32007985...
  • Page 29 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Instructions for using the feeding system The feed device includes a command panel with fi ve buttons or indicators. The feeder operates independently of the automatic folding system. The ironer can be used in a variety of ways: •...
  • Page 30 0209 01106073 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Ironing with the automatic feeding system and the automatic folding sys- • Open the fl ap (A) to allow the linen to hang correctly during smoothing. • Swing the linen collector (B) into the vertical position to form a box with the fl...
  • Page 31 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK • Turn the selection button to select the mode : - Automatic feed - Semi-automatic feed • Press the initialisation button to po- sition the clamps in operating mode (clamps in the centre of the machine).
  • Page 32 0209 01106073 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK • Press the feeder start button. Note : If the machine is set on the semiautomatic feeding mode, you must push this start button to move the clamps in front position. •...
  • Page 33 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Additional instructions to optimise a dryer-ironer. When ironing small sheets or small washing, pass abreast the washing of the heating cylin- der to provide correct regulation of the cylinder temperature. As a general rule, the whole of the cylinder should be used (1).
  • Page 34: Precautions For Use

    01106073 0910 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Precautions for use Please respect the following usage recommendations to get the best out of your ironer: In manual mode • Avoid when running, too low or badadjusted temperatures as consequence of : - a too high ironing speed with high moisture content in sheets : bad sliding on me- tallic sparts.
  • Page 35 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Practices to avoid • Make sure that the width of the washing does not exceed the useful width of the machine. • Linen units under 0,90 m (machine with the automatic folding or/and feeding option). •...
  • Page 36 01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK 1 Fitted-sheet Comforter cases with fl ap Butcher's apron D0411 Draw- Fitted- Comforter Butcher's Linen Linen sheets sheets cases apron < 200 g/m² > 200 g/m²    ...
  • Page 37: Stopping The Machine

    01106073 1010 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Stopping the machine To avoid potentially serious damage to the ironing belts and other components, follow these instructions when shutting down the machine : • On steam heated machines, turn off the steam supply to stop the heating and slowly open the trap-bypass valve to bleed.
  • Page 38: Rabc Option

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 3. Method of use Notice Date Page HANDBOOK RABC option (Risks Analysis Biocontamination Control) RABC (Risks analysis and bio contamination control) is a method used for checking hygiene in laundry shops. It records vital data to ensure processing is performed according to proce- dures.
  • Page 39: Safety

    01106073 4011 OPERATING 4. Safety Notice Date Page HANDBOOK CAUTION Disconnect the machine electrical power supply before doing any repair or servicing work. CAUTION Do not use the machine unless it is plugged into a correctly earthed power socket complying with standards in force. WARNING The presence of dangerous mechanims inside the machine can cause serious...
  • Page 40 01106073 0209 OPERATING 4. Safety Notice Date Page HANDBOOK CAUTION The temperature of the ironing cylinder after use can reach 200 °C (392 °F) and can cause serious burns if you touch it. Allow the machine to cool down before doing any repair or servicing work.
  • Page 41: Locking And Tagging Procedure

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 4. Safety Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Locking and tagging procedure A red insert at the beginning of this instruction handbook schematically shows the locking and tagging procedure described below. If you wish, you can detach this insert and display it close to the machine to remind maintenance personnel of the safety instructions.
  • Page 42: Safety Devices

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 4. Safety Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Safety devices Feed safety device The space between the feed safety fl ap and the drive bands is too small for you to enter your fi ngers. The machine stops automatically as soon as the fl ap is pushed in. Protection of motors The motors have overload protection : •...
  • Page 43 0209 01106073 OPERATING 4. Safety Notice Date Page HANDBOOK SAFETY Make sure that the protection casings are in position before use. Complementary instructions for operation Check daily that the hand safety bar is working correctly, the machine must stop when you press it.
  • Page 44: Operating Incidents

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Encountered problem Cause of problem Solution The washing remains Your washing is not rinsed correctly Check rinsing with a 1 % phenolphthalein solution diluted in stuck to the cylinder alcohol. If this colorless liquid turns to pink on the washing as it comes out of the washing machine, and it still contains detergents.
  • Page 45: The Heating Does Not Work Or Works Badly

    0209 01106073 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Encountered problem Cause of problem Solution The heating does not Check the temperature preselection. work, or works badly Check the safety thermostat. Check to see if the panel is showing Check the panel’s sensors.
  • Page 46: The Folding System Is Defective

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Encountered problem Cause of problem Solution The folding system is Check that the photoelectric cell and its refl ector are clean. defective Check the folding arm limit switch. Condensation given off by the linen Check that the linen is perfectly dry when still damp has affected the after being ironed.
  • Page 47 0209 01106073 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Linen colouring • The brown coloring is due to detergent residues, and will disappear at the next washing. • Colouring caused by the temperature being too high is permanent. Reduce the ironing temperature or increase the ironing speed.
  • Page 48 01106073 0209 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Overheating of cylinder sides Overheating of cylinder sides (when feeding Error is carried out on the centre of the cylinder too often) Overheating on side In the event that one of the two sides of the cylinder overheats due to it being partially used, a fl...
  • Page 49 0209 01106073 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Converter fault "Converter failure" message CONVERTER FAILURE If this message appears on the screen, the converter has developed a fault. Please refer to the converter START manual for information repairing the fault. The machine will only be able to be restarted once the fault has been repaired.
  • Page 50 01106073 0209 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Gas burner ignition fault (only for machines using gas heating) "Gas ignition fault" message (only on gas-heated machines). Error The screen will alternately display this fl ashing Gas Ignition message and the service screen. This means that the lighting of the gas burners has been requested.
  • Page 51 0209 01106073 OPERATING 5. Operating incidents Notice Date Page HANDBOOK The following three screens will only appear if you have a machine with a folding option and ma- nual fold adjustment. Error of communication with the folding option "Com. Error Folder" message Error The screen will alternately display this fl...
  • Page 52 01106073 2313 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Preventive maintenance of the ironer Daily (8 h) (at the beginning of each working day) Check that the machine stops when you press the mobile safety protector (hand safety device). Check that the "emergency stop button"...
  • Page 53: Preventive Maintenance

    01106073 4311 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Every year (2000 h) 23. Check if the cylinder is dirty and clean it if necessary. 24. Clean external pipes done by customer. 25. Check that the burner works correctly (gas machines only). Clean the inner gas burner with suction device.
  • Page 54 01106073 4311 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK D1113 SAFETY Any repairing or maintenance opera- tion should be carried out by a specia- list. CAUTION For an optimal service of your machi- ne, execute this instructions at regular intervals and according to the frequen- cy of use.
  • Page 55 01106073 0212 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Preventive maintenance of the feeder system Daily (8 h) (at the beginning of each working day) 1. Check that the "emergency stop button work correctly. Weekly (40 h) 2. Clean motor ventilation grills. 3.
  • Page 56 01106073 0209 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK This page is left blank on purpose.
  • Page 57 01106073 0209 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Motors • The fan motor is life lubricated. • The movement reduction gear is life lubricated. Bearings • The bearings must be grease once a year, you may grease them using a grease which same characteristics as that originally used (grease CELTIA G2).
  • Page 58: Replacing Ironing Bands

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 6. Preventive maintenance Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Replacing ironing bands • Remove the feed tray to obtain easy access to the ironing bands. • Remove staples from the two ends of the bands to be replaced and staple the end of the old band with the end of the new band.
  • Page 59: Appendices

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 7. Appendices Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Explanation of graphic symbols A fl ash of lightning with an arrow at its end displayed inside an equilateral triangle, warns the user about the presence of uninsulated "dangerous current" suffi cient in intensity to cause electrocution.
  • Page 60: Washing Symbols

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 7. Appendices Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Explanation of washing symbols (ISO 3758:2005 standard) To overcome language barriers, the following are symbols used internationally to give you guidance and recommendations when washing different textiles. Washing The tub symbolizes washing. Dry or water The circle symbolizes dry or water cleaning.
  • Page 61: Conversion Of Measurement Units

    01106073 0209 OPERATING 7. Appendices Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Conversion of measurement units The following is a list of correspondences of the main frequently used units, to avoid the need to use measurement unit conversion tables. bar : 1 bar = 100 000 Pa 1 kg/cm²...
  • Page 62 01106073 0210 OPERATING Notice Date Page HANDBOOK Lubricant table MACHINE LUBRICATION Rolling bearings Rolling bearings Assembly paste Bare gears Flange joints Reducers with Reducers with Circuits and Bearings Bearings hight (fretting corro- Chains shafts Union pipes wheels and gears pneumatic USES temperature sion)
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