This hob is provided with a safety device, which
will stop the gas flow if the flame accidentally goes
off during cooking.
To light a burner:
turn the relevant control knob anticlockwise to
maximum position and push it down to ignite;
upon ignition, keep the knob pushed down about
5 seconds, to allow the safety device to be switched
then adjust the flame as required.
If the burner does not ignite, turn the control knob to
zero, and try again.
If you cannot light the flame even after several attempts,
check the "cap" and "crown" (Fig. 1, lett. A, B) are in the
When switching on the mains, after installation or
a power cut, it is quite normal for the spark
generator to be activated automatically.
To ensure maximum burner efficiency, you should only
use pots and pans with a flat bottom fitting the size of
the burner used (see table).
Large (triple crown)
If you use a saucepan which is smaller than the
recommended size, the flame will spread beyond
the bottom of the vessel, causing the handle to
As soon as a liquid starts boiling, turn down the
flame so that it will barely keep the liquid
Take care when frying food in hot oil or fat, as the
overheated splashes could easily ignite.
If the control knobs become difficult to turn, please
contact your local Service Centre.
A - Burner cap
B - Burner crown
C - Ignition electrode
D - Thermocouple