Miele PG 8581 Operating Instructions Manual

Miele PG 8581 Operating Instructions Manual

Dental washer-disinfector
Table of Contents


Operating Instructions
Dental Washer-Disinfector
PG 8581
To prevent accidents and machine damage,
en - US
read these instructions before installation or
M.-Nr. 10 605 203


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Summary of Contents for Miele PG 8581

  • Page 1 Operating Instructions Dental Washer-Disinfector PG 8581 To prevent accidents and machine damage, en - US read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 10 605 203...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Guide to the manual ......................Definition of terms ......................IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ................Symbols on the machine....................13 Intended use of the machine..................14 Proper use ......................... 14 Fields of application ......................14 Incorrect use........................14 General information for proper use ................15 User profiles........................
  • Page 4 Contents Chemical processes and technology ................41 Adding and dispensing process chemicals ..............44 Dispensing systems ......................44 Labeling of the suction wands ..................44 Rinse aid..........................45 Adding rinse aid ......................45 Refill indicator........................ 46 Dispensing rinsing agent ....................46 Neutralizing agent......................
  • Page 5 Contents Test program ........................79 Filter maintenance ......................79 Cleaning the filters in the wash cabinet ................ 79 Activating and setting the interval ................. 79 Interface ..........................81 Water hardness ......................... 84 Display: Temperature......................84 Display: Brightness and contrast ..................85 Switch off after ........................
  • Page 6 Contents Unsatisfactory cleaning and corrosion................119 Spray arm monitoring/wash pressure ................122 Water inlet and drainage ....................123 Noises..........................123 Printer/serial interface ....................... 124 Frequently asked questions ................... 125 Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve..............125 Cleaning the filters in the water inlet ................. 126 Retrofitting the large-surface filter.................
  • Page 7: Guide To The Manual

    Guide to the manual Warnings  Information which is important for safety is highlighted in a thick framed box with a warning symbol. This alerts you of potential dan- ger of injury to people or damage to property. Read these warning notes carefully and observe the instructions and codes of practice described.
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    Please pay attention to the following notes to avoid injury.  The machine should only be installed, commissioned, repaired, and maintained by a Miele authorized technician. A Miele service contract is recommended to ensure full compliance with the norma- tive and regulatory provisions. Incorrect repairs can cause consider- able danger to users.
  • Page 9 It is essential that this standard safety require- ment is met. If in any doubt, please have the on-site wiring system tested by a qualified electrician. Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inadequate grounding system (e.g. electric shock).
  • Page 10 Under certain circumstances, process chemicals can result in damage to the machine. Users are urged to follow the recommenda- tions issued by manufacturers of process chemicals. Contact Miele Service in the event of damage and any suspicion of material incompatibility. ...
  • Page 11 In critical applications where very stringent requirements have to be met, it is strongly recommended that all the relevant factors for the process, such as cleaning agents, water quality, etc., are discussed with Miele.  The mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts that hold the wash load must be used only as intended.
  • Page 12 Model designations are available from Miele.  Only use Miele mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts with this machine. Using mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts made by other manufacturers, or making modifications to Miele accessories can cause unsatisfactory cleaning results, for which Miele cannot be held liable.
  • Page 13: Symbols On The Machine

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Symbols on the machine Attention: Observe the operating instructions! Attention: Danger of electric shock! Warning: Hot surfaces: It can be very hot inside the wash chamber when the door is opened! Risk of being cut: Wear cut-resistant protective gloves when transporting and setting up the machine! Disposal of your old machine ...
  • Page 14: Intended Use Of The Machine

    - dental offices - clinics for dental applications - oral and maxillofacial surgery Incorrect use Do not use the Miele washer-disinfector as a machine for reprocess- - instruments for single use only - hand pieces and dental turbines...
  • Page 15: General Information For Proper Use

    Instruments must be disassembled according to the manufacturer's instructions. - follow Miele instructions for proper loading (included with specific accessories of the machine and in the section “Applications” of this manual) and instructions of the manufacturer of the instruments.
  • Page 16: User Profiles

    User profiles Daily operators For day-to-day use, operators must be instructed on the basic func- tions and how to load the machine and must also be trained regularly. They must have knowledge of machine reprocessing of medical de- vices. Day-to-day work is carried out using the user level and in the Settings ...
  • Page 17: Product Description

    Product description Machine overview Comfort door lock Rinse aid reservoir Module slot for a communication module Reservoir for reactivation salt (back, top right) Filter combination Test point for validation Toe kick cover (Top, front right; only visible with lid re- Rear of the machine: moved) –...
  • Page 18: Control Panel

    For opening the door before or after a program sequence.  Drying assistance button For switching drying assistance on and off. OK button For selecting or confirming entries in the user interface (acknowledge or save).  Service interface Testing and transmission point for the Miele Service.
  • Page 19: Leds In The Buttons

    Product description LEDs in the buttons The buttons on the control panel have LEDs that indicate the status of the machine. Button Status Button  The machine is switched on. FLASHES The machine is ready for use. The machine is switched off. Program selec- The respective program has been selected.
  • Page 20: Operation

    Operation Control panel The machine is operated exclusively by the buttons located on the stainless steel surfaces on either side of the display. The display is not a touch screen. A light touch on the relevant button is sufficient to operate the func- tions.
  • Page 21: Switching On

    Press the  button until the button's LED lights up.  After that, the display shows the following: PG 8581 As soon as the machine is ready for operation, the display changes to show the last selected program, e.g.: Vario TD Dental Temperature 55 °C...
  • Page 22: Display Interface

    Operation Display interface The machine is controlled by menus. The menus are displayed in a 3- line display on the control panel. The name of the menu (top line) and up to two options are shown. The currently selected option is highlighted, e.g. Settings ...
  • Page 23: Settings In The Menu

    Operation Settings in the menu All menu descriptions in these operating instructions are structured as follows: Input procedure The input procedure describes the complete sequence required to reach a particular menu level. The menu options shown must be se- lected individually using the arrow buttons and then confirmed with Button ...
  • Page 24: Symbols In The Display

    Operation Symbols in the display  Navigation arrows If a menu consists of more than two options, two navigation arrows are shown at the side of the menu options. Settings  Language  Date Use the  and  arrow buttons on the control panel to navigate through the menu.
  • Page 25: Opening And Closing The Door

    Opening and closing the door Electronic door lock The machine is equipped with a Comfort door lock. When the door is closed, the Comfort door lock automatically pulls the door into the correct position, electronically locking the door. Opening the door An electronically locked door can only be opened if: - the machine is connected to the electrical supply and is switched on (the LED for the ...
  • Page 26: Opening The Door Using The Emergency Release

    Opening and closing the door Opening the door using the emergency release The emergency release may only be used when it is no longer pos- sible to open the door normally, e.g. in the event of power loss.  If the emergency release is operated during a program cycle, hot water and cleaning agents can escape.
  • Page 27: Water Softener

    Water softener Water hardness In order to achieve good cleaning results, the machine needs to oper- ate with soft water. Hard water results in the build-up of calcium de- posits on the load and in the machine. Mains water with a water hardness of 4 gr/gal (4 °dH) must be soft- ened.
  • Page 28: Setting The Water Hardness Level

    Water softener Setting the water hardness level Water hardness can be set between 0 and 70 gr/gal (0 - 70 °dH). Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Water hardness           Water hardness °dH (0 - 70 °dH ) The bottom line of the display shows the possible input range.
  • Page 29 Water softener Settings table gr/gal mmol/l Display gr/gal mmol/l Display CaCO 3 CaCO 3   0     0   0   0   650   6.5   1   20   1   670   6.7   2   40   2   680   6.8   3   50   3   700   7.0   4   70   4   720   7.2   5   90   5...
  • Page 30: Filling The Salt Container

    These may contain insoluble additives which can impair the functioning of the water softener. Reactivation salt is available from Miele, please contact Miele for or- dering. See last page for contact information.  Inadvertently filling the salt reservoir with cleaning agent will cause serious damage to the water softener.
  • Page 31 Water softener  Never fill the container with water. The container could overflow when filled with salt. Add salt into the container until the funnel is full but still closes eas-  ily. Do not add any more than 2 kg of salt. As the salt container is being filled, displaced water (brine) may run out.
  • Page 32: Salt Refill Reminder

    Water softener Salt refill reminder If the salt level in the reservoir is low, the following reminder will ap- pear: Refill salt Confirm the message with the OK button.  Fill the reservoir as described.  When the message first appears, there may be sufficient salt for a fur- ther program, depending on the water hardness level set.
  • Page 33: Application Technology

    Conversion must be carried out by Miele Service and is only available for selected basket models.  The assembly of connectors for the water supply of mobile units and baskets must be carried out by Miele Service.
  • Page 34: Adjusting The Height Of The Upper Basket

    Application technology Adjusting the height of the upper basket Height-adjustable upper baskets can be adjusted between three po- sitions with 3/4" (2 cm) between each position to accommodate items of different heights. To adjust the height, the brackets with rollers on the side of the upper basket and the water connector at the back of the basket have to be moved.
  • Page 35 Application technology ... middle position: Move the roller brackets on both sides to the middle position and  secure them firmly. Position the stainless steel plate over the openings in the water  supply pipe so that one of the outer openings are covered. Secure the stainless steel plate at the top or bottom with 2 screws.
  • Page 36: Wash Pressure Measurement

    Application technology Wash pressure measurement The wash pressure can be measured on all mobile units and baskets with spray arms, injector bars, or other wash connections, e.g., dur- ing performance tests and validations in accordance with EN ISO 15883. Test point for On mobile units and baskets with spray arms and additional injector measuring wash bars or other wash connections, there is a connection on the injector...
  • Page 37: Preparing The Load

    Special nozzles, irrigation sleeves, or adapters may be required for appropriate internal cleaning, depending on the wash items. These, together with other accessories, are available from Miele.  Protective measures for personal safety must be observed. Wear protective gloves when handling contaminated wash items or use appropriate tools, e.g., tweezers.
  • Page 38 Application technology - Only reprocess small items and micro components in special in- serts, mesh trays with lids or mesh inserts. - Plastic items must be thermally stable. For validation purposes it is essential to follow the loading instruc- tions given on the template. Observe the further information given in the following sections as necessary depending on the area of application.
  • Page 39: Verification Testing

    Miele also offers process documentation to support your periodic verification. Recontamination Take appropriate measures to prevent recontamination of processed items, e.g.:...
  • Page 40: Instruments

    Application technology Instruments Probes, Any deposits such as dental cement, composite, polishing paste or tweezers etc. similar must be removed immediately after examination of the patient, e.g with a swab, before it hardens. Instruments with particularly complex functional ends or very stub- born deposits may require ultrasonic pre-treatment.
  • Page 41: Chemical Processes And Technology

    This section is intended as a guide. If unforeseen interactions occur during reprocessing or if you have any queries on this subject, please seek advice from Miele. General information Problem...
  • Page 42 - Regularly check the flow rate of the dis- pensing system. - Ensure that the regular cycle of mainte- nance is observed. - Please contact Miele for advice. Process chemicals can damage elastomers - Follow the process chemical manufac- and plastics in the machine and acces- turer’s instructions and recommendations.
  • Page 43 Chemical processes and technology Soiling Problem Solution The following substances can lead to a - Thoroughly rinse wash items in water be- heavy build-up of foam during washing and forehand. rinsing: - Select a cleaning program with at least - some disinfection agents, dishwashing one short pre-wash in cold or hot water.
  • Page 44: Adding And Dispensing Process Chemicals

    Take all protective measures required by the process chemical manufacturer, e.g., wear protective goggles and protective gloves. Contact Miele for information about suitable process chemicals. Dispensing systems The machine is equipped with an internal dispensing systems for process chemicals: - Rinsing agent This is dispensed via a storage reservoir ...
  • Page 45: Rinse Aid

    Adding and dispensing process chemicals Rinse aid Rinsing agent is necessary to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on wash items, and to help wash items dry faster after repro- cessing. Final rinse The rinsing agent in the program stage is dispensed auto- matically.
  • Page 46: Refill Indicator

    - If clouding or smearing appears on wash items after reprocessing, the dispensing concentration is set too high. In either case contact Miele Service and have the dispensing con-  centration reset.
  • Page 47: Neutralizing Agent

    Adding and dispensing process chemicals Neutralizing agent For certain programs, neutralizing agent is dispensed in the interim rinse phase after washing to help prevent discoloration and corrosion spots on the instruments (especially around jointed areas). Neutralizing agent (pH setting: acidic) neutralizes any residues of al- kaline process chemicals on the surface of the load.
  • Page 48: Refill Indicator

    It will be ready for use again when the supply container has been replaced. Dispensing neu- The dispensing concentration is set by Miele Service. tralizing agent Instrument care products  Instrument care products based on paraffin oils (white oils) can damage elastomers and plastics in the washer-disinfector.
  • Page 49: Process Chemicals

    For cleaning specific types of soiling, and for information on the op- timum cleaning agents and additives to use for liquid dispensing, please contact Miele Service. Refilling liquid Liquid cleaning agent is dispensed from an external container, e.g., a cleaning agent canister.
  • Page 50: Refill Indicator

    If the container is empty, the machine will be locked against further use. It will be ready for use again when the supply container has been replaced. Dispensing liquid The dispensing concentration is set by Miele Service. process chemi- cals...
  • Page 51: Dispensing Powder Cleaning Agents

    Adding and dispensing process chemicals Dispensing pow-  Take care not to inhale powder cleaning agents. der cleaning Swallowing process chemicals can cause chemical burns in the agents mouth and throat or lead to asphyxiation. Powder cleaning agents can only be dispensed if the correct type of dispensing canister, marked with a  symbol, is present on the inside of the door.
  • Page 52 Adding and dispensing process chemicals Add powder cleaning agent to the dispensing canister.  Close the flap.   Make sure that all of the cleaning agent has dissolved at the end of the program sequence. Repeat the program if residual cleaning agent is present. Check whether any wash items have prevented the flushing out of the dispensing canister and rearrange the wash items if necessary.
  • Page 53: Operation

    Operation Selecting a program Program selection Select a programme using program selection buttons , ,  buttons or . Press the  button and Program list  use the  and  arrow buttons to highlight a program and confirm  your selection with OK. Vario TD Dental Temperature 55 °C Duration...
  • Page 54 Operation Setting the start Select a program.  time Press the OK button before starting the program.  Start time Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the hours,  and confirm your selection with the OK button. When the OK button is pressed, the display jumps automatically to the next input position.
  • Page 55: Drying Assistance

    Operation Drying assistance The additional “Drying assistance” (drying) function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. When the drying assistance function is activated, the Comfort door lock opens the door a little at the end of the program, allowing steam to escape from the wash cabinet.
  • Page 56: Program Cycle Display

    Operation Program cycle display After the program has started, the program sequence can be followed in the three-line display. Vario TD Dental Main wash 1 Time left Top line - Program name. The following parameters can be checked using the arrow buttons  Middle line and : Main wash 1...
  • Page 57: Canceling A Program

    Operation Canceling a program  If a program is canceled, the items in the machine must be re- processed again.  Be careful when opening the door! The load could be hot. Risk of scalding, burning and chemical burns. Program canceled The program stops prematurely and an error message appears in the due to a fault display.
  • Page 58: System Messages

    Operation System messages After the machine is switched on or a program sequence is com- pleted, a series of system messages may be shown on the display. These indicate e.g., low fill levels in the containers or required mainte- nance. Cleaning the filter The filters in the wash cabinet must be checked daily and cleaned combination and...
  • Page 59: Low Fill Levels

    The result of the spray pressure monitoring is recorded via the process documentation. Spray arm speed can also be monitored, e.g., for prompt detection of blockages due to misloading or foam in the water circulation system. Spray arm monitoring can be activated or deactivated by Miele Ser- vice.
  • Page 60: Settings

    Settings  Settings  The structure of the menu is shown below. The menu in- corporates all relevant functions to support daily routine tasks. In the structure overview all options which can be permanently se- lected have boxes  beside them. Factory settings are indicated by a check .
  • Page 61: Delay Start

    Settings  Delay Start This setting must be activated for delay start to be available for use. Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Delay start           Delay start Delay start is deactivated. Delay start is activated and can be used for all programs. Select an option using the ...
  • Page 62: Drying (Drying Assistance)

    Settings  Drying (drying assistance) The drying function can be preset or deactivated for all programs with a drying phase (see “Program charts”). The additional “Drying assistance” (drying) function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. When the drying assistance function is activated, the Comfort door lock opens the door a little at the end of the program, allowing steam to escape from the wash cabinet.
  • Page 63: Dos Priming

    Settings  DOS priming The dispensing system for liquid process chemicals can only dis- pense reliably if the system has been purged of air. The DOS system must be primed only if: - It is being used for the first time. - The reservoir was exchanged.
  • Page 64: Language

    Settings  Language  The language set will be used in the display. Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Language            The flag symbol  after the Settings  Language  menu op- tions acts as a guide if a language which you do not understand has already been set.
  • Page 65: Time Of Day

    Settings  Time of day The time of day is required for process documentation, Delay start, the machine log book and the display. The date format and the cur- rent time of day have to be set. There is no automatic adjustment between daylight savings time and standard time.
  • Page 66 Settings  Setting the clock To set the format for the time of day: Open the menu as follows:   button       Settings  Time of day                         Time of day Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the time and ...
  • Page 67 Settings  Display If necessary, the machine can set to standby for use during breaks in operation. - An option to display the time of day must be selected for this pur- pose. - Additionally, automatic shutdown must be activated and a standby duration set in “...
  • Page 68: Volume

    Settings  Volume A buzzer which is integrated into the control panel can give an acous- tic signal in the following situations: - When buttons are pressed (keypad tone) - Program end - System messages (information) Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 69: Additional Settings

    Additional settings Additional settings menu incorporates all administrative processes and settings. Additional settings menu can only be accessed by using a PIN code. If you do not have the code, contact a user with appropriate ac- cess rights or cancel the process using the  button. In the structure overview all options which can be permanently se- lected have boxes ...
  • Page 70 Additional settings Move program     Vario TD Dental          Rinse                   Drain     Test program         Laboratory         Validation         Interface             Ethernet Module status                         DHCP RS232         Print reports             Language              Mode             Baud rate 9600 ...
  • Page 71: Code

    Access to the menu is therefore protected by a four digit PIN code.  If a PIN code is lost, a new code must be issued by Miele Ser- vice. Entering the PIN...
  • Page 72  When a new PIN code is entered, the old PIN code is overwrit- ten and is permanently deleted. Therefore it cannot be reinstated. If a PIN code is lost, a new code must be issued by Miele Service. Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 73: Date

    Additional settings Date The date format and the current date have to be set. Selecting the date The selected date format appears in the display and in the process format documentation. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings      ...
  • Page 74 Additional settings Setting the date The current date will be set in the selected date format. Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Date                         Date Use the arrow buttons  (higher) and  (lower) to set the day/ ...
  • Page 75: Log Book

    Miele Service can also use the log book to calculate a recommenda- tion for service intervals. Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 76: Report

    Additional specialist knowledge is required to alter program settings and this should therefore be undertaken only by experienced users or by Miele Service. More information can be found in “Program settings”.
  • Page 77: Program Release

    Additional settings Program release It is possible to block access to individual programs. Blocked pro- grams are not available for selection; it can thus be ensured, for ex- ample, that only validated programs are used. Open the menu as follows: ...
  • Page 78: Moving A Program: Allocating Program Selection Buttons

    Additional settings Moving a program: allocating program selection but- tons You can sort the program selection list to suit your requirements and therefore also allocate the program selection buttons ,  and . Open the menu as follows:   button      ...
  • Page 79: Test Program

    Additional settings Test program Various programs are available for monitoring cleaning performance in routine testing. See “Maintenance” for more information on these programs. Filter maintenance Cleaning the fil- The filters in the wash cabinet must be checked daily and cleaned ters in the regularly;...
  • Page 80 Additional settings Resetting the The counter for the cleaning interval may be reset only after clean- counter ing has been completed. Tubular filter Filter combination Reset Reset Interval Interval Reset The counter is reset. Interval Select an option using the  and  arrow buttons and confirm your ...
  • Page 81: Interface

    Miele Communication Module. The communication module is available from Miele and comes with its own operating in- structions.  Unauthorized access poses a health risk.
  • Page 82 Additional settings Configuring the  The interface must only be configured by suitably qualified and interface competent persons. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Interface           Interface Ethernet RS232 Ethernet Configuration of an Ethernet interface. RS232 Configuration of a serial RS232 interface.
  • Page 83 Additional settings RS-232 Print reports Subsequent selection of cycle reports (see “Process documenta- tion”). Language  Any one of the following languages can be set for the RS232 inter- face: German, English (GB), French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Swedish or Russian. Mode Printer –...
  • Page 84: Water Hardness

    Additional settings Water hardness You can use this menu to set the water softener to the hardness of the water supply. For more information see “Water softener.” Display: Temperature The wash cabinet temperature can be viewed during a program. Either the current actual temperature or the required temperature which has been preset for the current wash block is displayed.
  • Page 85: Display: Brightness And Contrast

    Additional settings Display: Brightness and contrast You can use this menu to adjust the brightness and contrast of the display. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Display           Display Contrast Brightness Contrast Set the contrast. Brightness Set the brightness.
  • Page 86: Switch Off After

    Additional settings Switch off after If the machine has not been used for a specific time period, it can be set to standby or switched off automatically. Ready for opera- During standby, the machine remains switched on and the time is tion (standby) shown on the display.
  • Page 87: Switching Off After Activating

    Use the  (higher) and  (lower) arrow buttons to set the standby  duration. Press OK to save the setting.  Software version You can use this menu to view the software versions of individual ele- ments, e.g. when contacting Miele Service. For more information, see “Service.”...
  • Page 88: Program Settings

    If the on-site waste water system is insufficient to drain the waste water from the wash cabinet within the time allocated, the drainage time can be lengthened by a set amount. Parameters for measuring wash pressure and spray arm monitoring can only be accessed by Miele Service.
  • Page 89: Program Blocks

    Drying Adequate drying reduces the risk of corrosion by residual moisture on the wash items. Program block parameters are accessible only to Miele Service, with the exception of the dispensing of rinsing agent and drying pa- rameters.
  • Page 90: Opening The Menu

    Program settings Opening the menu The menu for program settings is locked for machine users by fac- tory default. If required, this function can be activated by Miele Ser- vice. Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Program settings          ...
  • Page 91: Resetting A Program

    Program settings Resetting a program Programs can be individually reset to factory default.  Programs stored on a free memory location are irretrievably deleted.    ... Program settings           Reset program               All programs are then listed in the display. Use the  and  arrow buttons to select the program and confirm ...
  • Page 92: Altering A Program

    Vario TD Dental Accept Pre-rinse 1 All wash blocks which are allocated to the program are listed in the display. The allocation can be adapted as necessary by Miele Ser- vice. Accept Select the option and confirm with OK.
  • Page 93: Changing Water Quantity

    Program settings Changing water Increasing the water level is advisable if a large amount of water quantity clings to items due to the structure of the wash load or if a heavy build-up of foam might occur due to the type of soiling (e.g. blood) and the process chemicals used.
  • Page 94: Increasing Drainage Time

    Program settings Increasing If there is still water remaining in the wash cabinet at the end of a drainage time wash block, because e.g. the on-site drainage system is inadequate, the following error message will be displayed to enable water to be drained out of the wash cabinet within the designated time: Check drainage In this case, the drainage time can be increased.
  • Page 95: Drying Assistance

    Program settings Drying assistance The additional “Drying assistance” (drying) function accelerates the drying process at the end of the program. When the drying assistance function is activated, the Comfort door lock opens the door a little at the end of the program, allowing steam to escape from the wash cabinet.
  • Page 96: Process Documentation

    Power-failure-safe storage of graphical infor- mation is not available. Adding cycle Miele Service can add subsequent cycle numbers, e.g., in the event numbers of software updates or if the machine controls are replaced.
  • Page 97 Process documentation Communication module for external archiving A module slot is integrated into the back of the machine for a Miele communication module for permanent archiving of cycle reports. The module enables the installation of an Ethernet interface for documen- tation using documentation software or an RS-232 interface for con- nection to a report printer.
  • Page 98 Process documentation Process documentation using a report printer Process reports are printed via a directly connected report printer and archived on paper. Graphic representations are not included. An XKM RS232 10 Med communication module is required for direct connec- tion. Report formats You can choose from two different report formats for paper archiving: - Long format: includes all recorded data.
  • Page 99: Outputting Batch Protocols Retrospectively

    Process documentation Outputting batch protocols retrospectively Internally stored protocols can be output retrospectively from the ma- chine. External software If supported, data can be retrieved directly via the documentation software using an existing network connection. It is not necessary to input entries at the machine itself.
  • Page 100: Maintenance Measures

    Maintenance measures Maintenance Periodic checks must be carried out by Miele Service after 1,000 op- erating hours or every 24 months at the latest. Maintenance covers the following: - Electrical safety according to national regulations - Door mechanism and door seal - Any screw connections and connectors in the wash cabinet...
  • Page 101: Routine Checks

    Maintenance measures Routine checks Before the start of each working day, the operator must conduct a series of routine checks. A routine checklist is supplied with the ma- chine. The following items must be checked: - all filters in the wash cabinet - spray arms in the machine and in any mobile units, modules, or baskets - the wash cabinet and the door seal...
  • Page 102 Maintenance measures Turn the microfine filter in the direction of the arrow and remove it  together with the coarse filter. Press the catches towards each other and pull the coarse filter up-  wards to remove it. Remove the fine filter which sits loosely between the coarse filter ...
  • Page 103: Checking And Cleaning The Spray Arms

    Also check that the spray arms can turn easily.   Immobile or blocked spray arms must not be used again. In this case, contact Miele Service. Cleaning the The spray arms in the machine as well as in the mobile units and bas-...
  • Page 104  Visible wear on the bearings can adversely affect the long-term functioning of the spray arms. In this case, contact Miele Service. Replace the spray arms after cleaning.  Make sure the spray arms can rotate easily after they have been in- ...
  • Page 105: Cleaning The Machine

    Cleaning the The wash cabinet is generally self-cleaning. However, should a build- wash cabinet up of deposits occur in the chamber, please contact Miele Service for advice. Cleaning the door To clean the stainless steel front, use a damp cloth with a small ...
  • Page 106: Checking Mobile Units, Baskets, Modules And Inserts

    - Do the magnets integrated into the spray arms have any metallic objects sticking to them? Maintenance of Periodic checks must be carried out by Miele Service after 1,000 op- mobile units, bas- erating hours or every 24 months at the latest.
  • Page 107: Process Validation

    Maintenance measures Process validation The standard of cleaning and disinfection in the disinfection programs must be confirmed by the user as a routine matter. Safety checks and performance validation must be carried out in ac- cordance with the internationally recognized standard EN ISO 15883. In some countries, national regulations, guidelines, and recommenda- tions also apply.
  • Page 108 The test programs interrupt the program sequence automatically at specified points. The interruption is indicated by an audible signal tone and message on the display. Miele Service can set the duration of the interruption to between 10 seconds and approx. 42 minutes.
  • Page 109 Maintenance measures Activating a test Test programs are valid for only one program sequence each time. A program test program must be selected again for further tests. Open the menu as follows:   button Additional settings       Test program           Test program Laboratory The menu is exited without selecting a program.
  • Page 110: Frequently Asked Questions

    The following guide should help you to find the reason for a fault and to correct it. How- ever, please note the following:  Repairs may only be carried out by Miele Service. Unauthorized repairs can expose the user to considerable risk.
  • Page 111: Dispensing/Dispensing Systems

    Contact Miele Service if there are leaks in the dispensing hose or a fault with the siphon. Highly viscous (thick) process chemicals can affect the dispenser monitoring and lead to inaccurate data. In this instance, please contact Miele Service for advice.
  • Page 112: Insufficient Salt/Water Softener

    Frequently asked questions Insufficient salt/water softener Problem Possible cause and solution Refill salt Salt is running low in the water softener. Refill the reactivation salt before starting the next pro-  gram. Machine locking Insufficient Salt in the water softener is completely used up and reacti- salt vation is no longer possible.
  • Page 113: Cancel With Fault Code

    “Connection to the water supply” and “Technical data”. Check the filters in the water supply.  In this instance, please contact Miele Service for advice.  Fault 412–414 A program was canceled because the water flow rate is too high.
  • Page 114 – The amount of water is insufficient for the application. Increase the amount of water (see “Program settings”). If  necessary, consult Miele Customer Service. Fault 432 The door was opened using the emergency release. See “Opening the door using the emergency release.”...
  • Page 115 Close the door and try to open it again using the  but-  ton. If it is still blocked: Contact Miele Customer Service.  Fault 440 The float switch in the sump of the wash cabinet has not been activated. The switch might be blocked.
  • Page 116 Vent the dispensing systems.  If you identify any leaks in the dispensing hoses or de- fects on the suction wands, contact Miele Service. Fault 542 A program was canceled because the water in the wash chamber is only being pumped away slowly or not at all.
  • Page 117 Frequently asked questions Problem Possible cause and solution Fault 555 Too much water has accumulated in the steam condenser. Wash water may have been diverted behind the protective panel of the steam condenser on the back wall of the wash cabinet because of angled wash items or injector nozzles. When installing angled injector nozzles and sorting wash ...
  • Page 118: Process-Related Faults And Messages

    Wrong code entered The PIN code entered is not the same as the code saved. Enter the PIN code again.  Report the loss of the PIN code to Miele Service.  Test program: Test object This is not a fault.
  • Page 119: Door

    Slamming the door can result in problems with the Comfort door lock. Open and close the door.  If the same message appears again: Contact Miele Service.  Warning! Cabinet hot. Open When the  button is pressed, the temperature in the anyway? wash cabinet is over 158°F (60°C).
  • Page 120 The rinsing agent container is empty. flecked. Refill the container.  The rinsing agent concentration is set too low. Contact Miele Service and have the dispensing concen-  tration reset. The cleaning result is un- Mobile units, baskets, modules and inserts were not suit- satisfactory.
  • Page 121 Frequently asked questions Problem Possible cause and solution Items made of glass are The items are not suitable for machine reprocessing. showing signs of corro- Only use items which are declared by their manufacturer  sion. as suitable for machine reprocessing. Neutralization has not taken place during the program.
  • Page 122: Spray Arm Monitoring/Wash Pressure

    Frequently asked questions Spray arm monitoring/wash pressure Problem Possible cause and solution Spray arm monitoring - Upper The set spin speed has not been reached. spray arm: Spray arm blocked – Wash items are obstructing the machine or basket spray or excessive foaming arms.
  • Page 123: Water Inlet And Drainage

    Frequently asked questions Water inlet and drainage Problem Possible cause and solution Check water intake One or more faucets are turned off. Turn on the faucets.  There was insufficient water in the machine. Clean the water intake filters.  Turn on the faucets fully.
  • Page 124: Printer/Serial Interface

    Check the printer for fault messages.  Change the printer cartridge if necessary.  Network down The communication module has identified a network inter- ruption or cannot establish a connection. Consult your network administrator.  If the problem cannot be resolved: Contact Miele Service. ...
  • Page 125: Frequently Asked Questions

    Frequently asked questions Cleaning the drain pump and non-return valve If water was not pumped away at the end of a program, there may be a foreign object in the drain pump or blocking the non-return valve. Take the filter combination out of the wash chamber (see Mainte- ...
  • Page 126: Cleaning The Filters In The Water Inlet

    Unscrew and reconnect the water intake valve correctly. Retrofitting the If the water contains a high level of insoluble components, a large- large-surface fil- surface filter can be installed between the faucet and the water inlet hose. The large-surface filter is available from Miele Customer Service.
  • Page 127: After Sales Service

    After sales service Contacting Customer Service  Repairs may only be carried out by a Miele authorized techni- cian. Unauthorized repairs can expose the user to considerable risk. To avoid unnecessary service visits, check that the fault has not been caused by incorrect operation when a fault message first appears.
  • Page 128: Software Version

    After sales service Software version When contacting Miele, you may need to supply the different soft- ware version numbers. This information can be found in the menu “Additional settings.” Open the menu as follows:   button       Additional settings Software version          ...
  • Page 129: Installation

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Installation and alignment Please refer to the installation diagram provided.  In order to reduce the risk of water damage, the area around the machine should be limited to furniture and fittings that are designed for use in commercial environments. The machine must be stable and horizontal.
  • Page 130: Built-Under A Continuous Countertop

    Open the door.  Screw the machine to the continuous countertop through the holes  in the front trim on the left and right. Please contact Miele Service to secure it at the sides to adjacent cabinetry.
  • Page 131: Electromagnetic Compatibility (Emc)

    *INSTALLATION* Installation Priming the circu-  The gaps between a built-in machine and adjacent cabinetry lation pump must not be sealed, e.g., with silicone sealant, as this could com- promise the priming of the circulation pump. Protective foil/ The protective foil supplied protects the countertop from damage countertop pro- caused by steam when the door is opened.
  • Page 132: Electrical Connection

    This machine can be converted to a different type of power supply. Please contact Miele for further details. A data plate can be found on the inside of the door or on the back of the machine.
  • Page 133: Peak-Load Negotiation

    The machine is suitable for use in an energy management system. For this purpose, it must be technically adapted and the controls reset by Miele Service. Please contact Miele Service for further information. Load manage- In the event of a peak-load negotiation, some machine components ment such as the heater element will be switched off for a while.
  • Page 134: Plumbing

    - The maximum permissible static water pressure is 145 psi (1,000 kPa). - If water pressure is not within the specified range, please contact Miele Service for advice. - More information on DI water connection can be found at the end of this section.
  • Page 135: Retrofitting The Large-Surface Filter

    DI water connections below 4.4 psi (30 kPa) gage pressure require tion for a non- the installation of an external booster pump, which can be requested pressurized sys- through Miele Service. Installation of the pump must be carried out by tem below 4.4 psi Miele Service. (30 kPa) gage...
  • Page 136: Connecting The Water Drain

    - The machine drainage hose should be connected to a separate drain for the machine only. If no separate drain is available, Miele recommends connecting it to a dual-chamber siphon.  As standard, the drain water of the machine will reach tempera- tures greater than 158°F (70°C).
  • Page 137: Technical Details

    <  ing phases Certifications CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-1-04, CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 61010-2-040, UL Std. No. 61010-1 (2nd Edition), IEC 61010-2-040:2006 Manufacturer’s address Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Strasse 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany * If installed above 4,921 ft ( 2,000 m), the boiling point of the wash water will be lower. In this case, the disinfecting tempera-...
  • Page 138: Program Chart

    Program chart Program Application: Pre-rinse Programmable program for special applications; pro- (Free memory) gramming by arrangement with Miele Service. Programmable program for special applications; pro- (Free memory) gramming by arrangement with Miele Service. Cleaning and disinfection program according to Vario TD Dental EN ISO 15883 for processing wash loads with normal...
  • Page 139 CWxx = CW proportion in mixed water as percentage (CW70 = 70% CW + 30% HW); DI = fully demineralized water Min = Holding time in minutes (x) = Optional program block; activation on request through Miele Technical Service. DOS 1 = Cleaning agent DOS 2 = Rinsing agent (door dispensing) DOS 3 = Neutralizing agent...
  • Page 140: Caring For The Environment

    Instead, please make use of officially designated collection and dis- posal points to dispose of and recycle electrical and electronic appli- ances in your local community, with your dealer, with Miele, or with the manufacturer. By law, you are solely responsible for deleting any personal data from the appliance prior to disposal.
  • Page 144 Please have the model and serial number of your machine available when contacting Technical Service. U.S.A. Miele, Inc. National Headquarters 9 Independence Way Princeton, NJ 08540 Phone: 800-991-9380 609-419-4241 Fax: www.mieleusa.com/professional proinfo@mieleusa.com Technical Service & Support Phone: 800-991-9380 Fax: 800-220-1348 proservice@mieleusa.com...

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