The ceramic hob
The ceramic hob
The hob has four heating zones, with
on the back zones
, a heating device. The heating zone
quickly heats up to the setting you want to use
(for simmering/frying) without needing to
change the control setting. You can disconnect
Automax if you wish.
THE HOT HOB WARNING DEVICE
each heating zone remains on until the heat has
fallen below 55ºC, even if the heating zone is
AUTOMATIC TURNING OFF
the heat, the earlier the heating zone is shut off.
cuts off the power to the hob. If
HOB SAFETY LOCK
someone now turns on a heating zone control, it
does not come on, but
A heating zone will be lit for different lengths of time
when turned on depending on the control position
selected. The heating zone shuts off sometimes to
prevent over-heating even at the highest heat.
The glass of the hob is resistant to heat, cold and
rapid temperature changes, but it is vulnerable to
impact. A pepper mill falling on the hob could crack it.
Never stand or put heavy loads on the hob, or use it as a
Using the hob
NEVER USE THE CERAMIC HOB IF IT IS CRACKED
Spilt water could seep through to the live con-
ductors. Disconnect the cooker from the power
supply and contact your service centre to have
the cooker repaired. Use the scraper to
REMOVE IMMEDIATELY (while the hob is still
warm) any spilt sugar or syrups (e.g. jam), and
melted plastics and foil. These can damage the
hob if left. Never leave the cooker unattended
while deep fat frying, or when using it for melt-
ing fats, paraffin wax or other flammable sub-
stances. In the event of a fire, turn off all the
controls and the cooker hood fan.
FIRE WITH A PAN LID
which provides heating
. The light next to
after a time. The higher
appears in the
, never use water.