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Operating instructions

PG 8527 / PG 8528
en - GB, AU, NZ
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed, commissioned
and used for the first time.
M.-Nr. 09 338 730



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  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Washer-disinfector PG 8527 / PG 8528 en - GB, AU, NZ To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed, commissioned and used for the first time.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and safety instructions ........6 Correct application .
  • Page 4 Contents Operation ............46 Master switch .
  • Page 5 Contents Cleaning the wash cabinet ......... . 69 Cleaning the door seals .
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Miele Service Department. observed. Personnel operating the machine Miele cannot be held liable for damage should be trained regularly. Untrained caused by improper or incorrect use or personnel must not be allowed access operation of the machine.
  • Page 7 Warning and safety instructions Take care when handling chemical Where there is a risk of toxic or agents such as cleaning agent, chemical substances occuring in the neutralising agent, rinsing agent etc. suds solution (e.g. aldehyde in the These may contain irritant or corrosive disinfecting agent), it is essential to ingredients.
  • Page 8 In the event of any carried out or parts replaced. damage or material deterioration If it is necessary to interrupt a please contact Miele. programme in exceptional Do not use any abrasive chemical circumstances, this may only be done agents in washer-disinfectors as these by authorised personnel.
  • Page 9 Miele. Foam must not be able to escape If cleaning and rinsing results are from the wash cabinet. It would hinder subject to particularly stringent the correct functioning of the machine.
  • Page 10: Using Accessories

    Only use genuine Miele original Warning: accessories with this washer-disinfector and only use them for the purposes Danger of electric shock. they are designed for. Consult Miele on the type and application of such equipment. Please observe the instructions given in Only use Miele mobile units, "Special version with...
  • Page 11: Intended Use

    Miele washer-disinfector. should be used in preference to Follow the manufacturer's instructions reprocessing them by hand. (according to EN ISO 17664) on how to Where disinfection is required for the reprocess their items by machine.
  • Page 12: User Profile

    Intended Use User profile The cleaning result must ensure that instruments can be disinfected Daily operatives correctly, that no residues are left behind, that subsequent sterilisation Operatives using the machine daily should be familiar with the basic can be carried out and that the instruments can be used again safely.
  • Page 13: Guide To The Machine

    Guide to the machine Unclean side a Housing for hot air drying unit TA d Master switch and / or steam condenser DK e Scanner holder (optional) b "Profitronic" electronic controls (see f Service panel also "Programming manual") g Docking facility for Transfer trolley c Multiport MF 27/28 h Door shown closed...
  • Page 14 Guide to the machine Unclean side a Door shown open e Containers for dispensing systems DOS 1 - DOS 4 b Docking facility for mobile units and modules c Lower spray arm d Filter combination...
  • Page 15 Guide to the machine Clean side (PG 8528 only) a Door shown closed g Display b Service panel with docking facility for Transfer trolley MF 27/28 c Multiport d Scanner holder (optional) e Printer (optional) f Door release...
  • Page 16: Controls

    Guide to the machine Controls a On/Off button s For switching the machine on and off b a Door release button For opening and closing the door c Display The display will switch off automatically after approximately 10 minutes when the washer-disinfector is not in operation. Press any button to switch the display back on again.
  • Page 17 Guide to the machine d PC service interface 9 For testing and updating the programme data e h Start button For starting the programme f +C (Clear) button used to – return to the previous level – delete entries already made –...
  • Page 18: Display

    Guide to the machine Display The display can show the following, depending on the operating level: – the programme / programme overview – the programming menu – the Settings J menu menu J is used to alter the Settings washer-disinfector's profitronic controls to suit different requirements.
  • Page 19: An Example Of A Programme Sequence Display

    Guide to the machine An example of a programme sequence display DES-VAR-TD Main wash 55.2 °C 0:35 Time remaining During a programme, the display shows the following: – the name of the programme – the operating level – the programme block –...
  • Page 20: Context Menu

    Context menu Some functions can be called up at any time via a context menu, irrespective of the operating level: – Change display language, – Change operating level, – Enter delay start, – (On convertible washer-disinfectors) Switch heating method, – Link the load items with the barcode scanner. In addition, current fault messages will be displayed in operating level D (if applicable).
  • Page 21: Change Display Language

    Context menu Change display language You can change the language in which the display is currently being shown via the context menu. The display will be shown in this new language until the washer-disinfector is switched off with the s button or the master switch.
  • Page 22: Changing Operating Level

    You must be signed on as the administrator, to be able to change the codes of the various operators or set up new Administrator operators. rights are set by a Miele Service technician. ^ Press the - e buttons at the same time for at least 3 seconds.
  • Page 23 Change operating level option and call up the sub-menu with OK. Select operator Operator ABC Administrator Miele Service ^ Select the user group you require and confirm with OK. ^ Enter the requested code. Change operating level F F F Enter code The - e buttons alter the values, the OK button confirms the values entered and moves on to the next entry position.
  • Page 24: Delay Start

    Context menu Delay start A programme can be set to start at a later, specific time. ^ To do this, highlight the Delay start option and confirm your selection. ^ To activate Delay start, select Activate for the option. Delay start Activate Delay start ^ To set the Delay start time, highlight the...
  • Page 25 Context menu The selected programme, the start time set, the current time of day and time remaining until the start of the programme will appear in the display. DES-VAR-TD Start time 17:15 15:20 01:55 Time remaining The programme selected will now start automatically when the start time is reached.
  • Page 26: Switch Heating Method

    Context menu Switch heating method On convertible washer-disinfectors, the heating method can be switched, e.g. from electric to steam heating, via the context menu. ^ Selelct the Steam/Electric option and activate it with OK. ^ Change the heating method setting to the one you require, Steam+electric e.g.
  • Page 27: Automatic Mobile Unit Recognition

    The coding of the mobile units and the sixth magnet. the allocation of programmes in the The magnet strips for PG 8527 / PG Profitronic control unit are described 8528 washer-disinfectors must have in the Programming manual for the black magnets.
  • Page 28: Areas Of Application

    – Are the spray arms clean and do Cleaning results should be subjected to they rotate freely? periodic protein tests, e.g. with the Miele test kit. – Are the filters clean? Remove any coarse soiling and clean them properly if necessary.
  • Page 29: Loading The Machine

    Areas of application Loading the machine – Mobile units with an adapter must engage correctly. – Arrange the load so that water can access all surfaces. This ensures – Modules must be correctly that it gets properly cleaned. connected in the mobile unit. –...
  • Page 30: Surgical Instruments (Op)

    Areas of application Surgical instruments (OP) Mobile units for surgical instruments Surgical instruments should be stored and containers are supplied with for as short a time as possible before their own operating instructions. machine reprocessing - and for no longer than 2 hours. When reprocessing narrow lumen It is best to reprocess surgical instruments e.g.
  • Page 31: Ophthalmology

    Areas of application Ophthalmology The E 929/1 mobile injector unit The E 929/1 mobile injector unit is for opthalmic instruments may only designed for the cleaning and be used in washer-disinfectors disinfecting of opthalmic instruments. which do not have a built-in The final rinse should be carried out dispensing system with a flow rate of using de-ionised water with a...
  • Page 32: Anaesthetic Instruments (An)

    Areas of application Anaesthetic instruments (AN) Anaesthetic instruments should be thermally disinfected using the DES-VAR-TD-AN programme. If the process is not to be followed by sterilisation, the load should be dried completely to avoid the development of water-borne bacteria. A sufficient drying time is, therefore, absolutely essential.
  • Page 33: Baby Bottles (Bc)

    Areas of application Baby bottles (BC) Loading in E 935/1 mobile unit Baby bottles in E 135 containers can be placed in the two lower levels of mobile unit E 935/1 and then cleaned and disinfected in this washer-disinfector. In addition, E 364 containers with wide-necked teats and E 458 containers with screw-cap teats can be...
  • Page 34: Operating Theatre Shoes (Os)

    Areas of application Operating theatre shoes (OS) Mobile unit E 975/1 with a suitable insert can be used for this purpose, OP shoes made of thermolabile e.g. material and/or insoles can be cleaned and disinfected chemo-thermally at – Insert E 930 for up to shoe size 43 60 °C with the CHEM-DISIN can be placed in the lower level of programme.
  • Page 35: Laboratory Glassware (Lg)

    Areas of application Laboratory glassware (LG) Preparing the load ^ Empty all glassware before loading Wide-necked laboratory glassware, e.g. beakers, wide-necked Erlenmeyer into the machine (paying particular flasks and Petri dishes, and cylindrical attention to regulations regarding shaped items e.g. test tubes, can be epidemics).
  • Page 36 Areas of application Programme Areas of application LAB-STANDARD Simple, short programme for items with light soiling and which have low final rinse result requirements: – for various types of soiling, – not suitable for denaturing residues such as protein, – not suitable for acid soluble residues such as metallic salts and amines.
  • Page 37: Chemical Processes And Technology

    Chemical processes and technology General notes Problem How to resolve it If seals, hoses and plastics in the – Establish the cause of the damage washer-disinfector suffer damage they and rectify it. will not be water-tight and will not See information regarding "Chemical function correctly.
  • Page 38 OXIVARIO or OXIVARIO PLUS. – The wash temperature must be less than 70 °C when using hydrogen peroxide. – Please contact Miele for advice. The following chemical agents can – Process parameters in the wash cause large amounts of foam to build...
  • Page 39 – damage to certain plastics (e.g. de-foaming agent using the polycarbonate and plexiglass) in the ORGANIC programme. load being reprocessed. – Please contact Miele for advice. Soiling Problem How to resolve it The following substances can damage – Refit the washer-disinfector with oil elastomers (hoses and seals) and resistant elastomers.
  • Page 40 Chemical processes and technology Soiling Problem How to resolve it The following substances can lead to a – Thoroughly rinse items in water heavy build-up of foam during washing beforehand. and rinsing: – Select a cleaning programme with at – some disinfecting agents and least one short pre-rinse in cold or dishwashing detergents, hot water.
  • Page 41 Chemical processes and technology Reaction between chemical agents and soiling Problem How to resolve it Natural oils and fats can be emulsified – Where available use the "OIL" with alkaline chemical agents. This can programme. lead to a heavy build-up of foam. –...
  • Page 42: Dispensing Liquid Chemical Agents

    If a dispensing system is to be used to dispense more than one type of chemical agent, the change over must only be carried out by a Miele approved service technician.
  • Page 43 Dispensing liquid chemical agents ORTHOVARIO kit Further information regarding the This washer-disinfector can be OXIVARIO and ORTHOVARIO retro-fitted to use the ORTHOVARIO programmes and connection of the process by adding a special solution container can be dispensing pump to the DOS 4 found at the end of this booklet dispenser in the OXIVARIO system: under "Special processes -...
  • Page 44: Dispensing Systems

    Dispensing liquid chemical agents Dispensing systems Fill the containers with the relevant agent Four 10 litre containers with agents can be placed behind the service panel of the washer-disinfector. Any other containers must be set up externally to the washer-disinfector. Take great care when handling liquid agents and additives.
  • Page 45: Check Dispensing System [X]

    Dispensing liquid chemical agents "Check dispensing system [X]" The current programme will be interrupted. ^ Check the container referred to in the message and the dispensing hoses. [x] The display will show the number of the dispensing system instead of the X. ^ If necessary, refill an empty container or replace it with a new, full container.
  • Page 46: Operation

    Operation Master switch Switching on ^ Press button s for at least 1.5 The master switch disconnects the operator side of the washer-disinfector seconds. from the electricity supply. The length of time the s button can ^ Set the master switch to I ON so that be pressed is set at a maximum of the machine can be operated.
  • Page 47: Opening And Closing The Door

    To open the door on the Clean side and important notes on the standard (PG 8528), the following conditions Miele programmes. must also be met: – Programmes with defined process requirements must have been When reprocessing medical...
  • Page 48 Operation Operating level C Special version with DK+WRG: If the machine has not been used for Make sure that there are no a longer period of time, e.g. over a small metallic objects or instrument FILL BOILER weekend the service parts attracted to the magnetic strip, programme must be run before in particular to the underside of it.
  • Page 49: Programme Sequence

    Operation Programme sequence Cancelling a programme The programme will start automatically A programme can only be cancelled as soon as the Start button has been in operating level B or D. pressed. The programme stage reached will be In operating levels B or D shown in the display as the programme ^ Press button +C.
  • Page 50: Interrupting A Programme

    Operation Interrupting a programme Important PG 8528: The door which can be opened will A programme can only be depend on what setting has been interrupted in operating level B or D. programmed under Machine functions / Automatic door (see the If you absolutely have to open the door, Programming manual).
  • Page 51: Barcode Scanner (Optional)

    Barcode scanner (optional) A barcode scanner can be connected to the washer-disinfector via the multiport on the unclean side or, if necessary, on the clean side. The configuration of the serial interface for the barcode scanner is described in "PC / Printer functions / Interface configuration"...
  • Page 52: Scanning The Barcode With A Conveyor System Connected

    Barcode scanner (optional) Scanning the barcode with a conveyor system connected If a conveyor system is connected to the washer-disinfector, in operating level C only loads which have already been scanned will be reprocessed. The order of the scanned loads in the Profitronic must correspond with those of the mobile units on the loading conveyor.
  • Page 53: Scan Loading Operator

    Barcode scanner (optional) Scan loading operator Scan loading operator is activated, the following message will appear in the display after the programme has been selected (this happens immediately with automatic mobile unit recognition in operating level C). Scan operator The programme can be started after scanning the operator's barcode.
  • Page 54: Scan Unloading Operator

    Barcode scanner (optional) Scan unloading operator Scan unloading operator is activated you will be asked to scan the operator barcode at the end of the programme. Programme finished Scan operator The door cannot be opened until the operator barcode has been scanned.
  • Page 55: Scanning The Load

    Barcode scanner (optional) Scanning the load When Scan the load is activated, the following message will appear to prompt the operator to scan the load: Scan the load Scan the load ^ Scan the first barcode on the load. The barcode numbers of the scanned load will be listed in the Scan the load menu Scan the load...
  • Page 56: Cancelling "Scan The Load

    Barcode scanner (optional) Cancelling "Scan the load" Providing a load has not been scanned, scan the load can be cancelled by pressing the +C button. The programme overview will appear in the display again. If loads have already been scanned, these must be deleted before cancelling.
  • Page 57 Barcode scanner (optional) If this is the case, the following message will appear: Accept scanned loads? ^ Confirm by pressing The list of all scanned loads will appear in the display: Select scanned loads 1_14.02.2007_08:23 2_14.02.2007_09:11 ^ Select the scanned load you require and confirm with OK. The h button will flash and the programme can be started.
  • Page 58: Scanned Loads

    Barcode scanner (optional) Scanned loads To optimise processes when loading the washer-disinfector, scanned loads can be processed together. To do this "Scan the load" must be activated; see the section "System functions / Barcode"" in the Programming manual. Context menu Scanned loads Change display language F Change operating level...
  • Page 59: Adding Scanned Loads

    Barcode scanner (optional) Adding scanned loads To process scanned loads together, first the context menu Scanned loads and then must be called up in the menu and confirmed. Scanned loads Move scanned loads Add scanned loads Display scanned loads ^ Select Add scanned loads and confirm.
  • Page 60: Displaying Scanned Loads

    Barcode scanner (optional) Displaying scanned loads To display scanned loads, first the context menu and then Scanned loads must be called up in the menu and confirmed. ^ Select Display scanned loads and confirm. A list of all scanned loads will appear in the display. Each scanned load is identifiable by number, date and time.
  • Page 61: Deleting Scanned Loads

    Barcode scanner (optional) Deleting scanned loads To delete scanned loads, first the context menu and then the Scanned loads option must be called up and confirmed. ^ Select Delete scanned loads and confirm. All existing scanned loads are listed with their number, date and time.
  • Page 62: Moving Scanned Loads

    Barcode scanner (optional) Moving scanned loads To move scanned loads, first the context menu and then the Scanned loads option must be called up and confirmed. ^ Select Move scanned loads and confirm. All existing scanned loads are listed with their number, date and time.
  • Page 63: Process Documentation

    PC. The cable may only be connected to another interface by a Miele approved technician. Please contact Miele if you require further information about suitable Serial interface printers and software. The cable supplied can also be used to...
  • Page 64: Maintenance

    – A programme will be run as a test 2000 operating hours, or annually by a Miele approved service technician. – Thermo electrical measurements will be taken This maintenance will cover the following: –...
  • Page 65: Process Validation

    Safety checks must be carried out to The following need to be inspected: the machine every 3 months by a Miele approved service technician in – All filters in the wash cabinet accordance with EN ISO 15883 and –...
  • Page 66: Cleaning The Filters In The Wash Cabinet

    The exact method ^ Replace the flat filter. depends on the layout of the mobile unit. Contact Miele for further advice. The flat filter must be replaced horizontally so that it forms a flush seal with the wash cabinet.
  • Page 67: Cleaning The Circulation Pump Filters

    Maintenance Cleaning the circulation pump filters There are two filters underneath the flat filter to protect the circulation pumps. These filters must be checked daily and cleaned if they are soiled. ^ Remove the flat filter. ^ Pull the circulation pump filters up and out of their holders, and clean them under running water.
  • Page 68: Cleaning The Spray Arms

    If the bearings show excessive wear particles into the spray arm jets, and which could cause operational faults rinse well under running water. please contact the Miele Service Remove the spray arms as follows: Department. ^ Take any mobile units out of the wash cabinet.
  • Page 69: Cleaning The Controls And The (Optional) Glass Door

    Seals which are no longer tight or which Cleaning the front of the have suffered damage must be replaced with new ones by a Miele machine approved service technician. ^ The stainless steel front should be cleaned using a damp cloth and a...
  • Page 70: Mobile Units, Modules And Inserts

    2000 automatic mobile unit recognition. operating hours or annually by a Miele approved service technician. – Check that the magnetic strip on See ""Maintenance / Periodic mobile units with automatic mobile checks".
  • Page 71: Integrated Printer (Optional)

    ^ Open up the front flap on the printer and then open it downwards. Replacement ribbons can be purchased from Miele or from an office ^ Take the empty roll together with its stationery supplier. spindle from the roller holder, fit the new roll on the spindle and put back in place.
  • Page 72: After Sales Service

    Miele Service Department (see safety regulations. Unauthorised or back cover for contact details). incorrect repairs could cause ^ When contacting Miele, please quote personal injury or damage the the model and serial number of your machine. machine...
  • Page 73: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection The machine must only be operated All electrical work must be carried with the voltage, frequency and fusing out by a suitably qualified and shown on the data plate. competent person in accordance Further notes on electrical with local and national safety connection are given on the regulations (BS 7671 in the UK).
  • Page 74: Plumbing

    Plumbing This machine should be connected to the mains water supply and to the drainage system in accordance with local and national water regulations. Please refer to the installation diagram supplied with the machine. – If the water supply has a high iron content there is a danger of corrosion occurring on items being reprocessed in the machine, as well...
  • Page 75: Technical Data

    ! mark MDD-Guidelines 93/42/EWG, Class IIb Manufacturer's address Miele & Cie. KG, Carl-Miele-Str. 29, 33332 Gütersloh, Germany * if the steam pressure lies between 250 - 300 kPa (2.5 – 3.0 bar) the steam drying unit (TA) will only reach a max. drying temperature of 90 - 100 °C.
  • Page 76: Optional Extras

    Water softener If the mains water hardness level is more than 70 mg/l (4°d), a water softening system should be provided on site, such as the Miele PG 8597 "Aqua-Soft system" which is effective up to approx 720 mg/l (40°d).
  • Page 77: Special Processes - Oxivario And Orthovario

    Special processes - OXIVARIO and ORTHOVARIO Intended Use Areas of application This washer-disinfector can be set up The OXIVARIO procedure has an or retro-fitted to use the OXIVARIO alkaline main wash making it process by adding two additional particularly suitable for the dispenser pumps together with a buffer reprocessing of surgical instruments tank for hydrogen peroxide solution...
  • Page 78: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Special processes - OXIVARIO and ORTHOVARIO Warning and Safety The ORTHOVARIO procedure is suitable for reprocessing aluminium instructions instruments which are sensitive to alkalines. It is particularly suitable for These warning and safety orthopaedic instruments including instructions are in addition to those motor systems.
  • Page 79: Connecting The H Solution Container

    Special processes - OXIVARIO and ORTHOVARIO Connecting the H solution container The connection hose for the H solution container is identified by a black label. The connection hose is supplied without a safety cap as the container for hydrogen peroxide will vary depending on supplier.
  • Page 80: Special Version With Dk + Wrg

    Special version with DK + WRG Description Areas of application Washer-disinfectors fitted with a steam Washer-disinfectors with DK+WRG condenser with heat recovery must only be used for medical (DK+WRG) are identified by the applications. following symbol. To benefit fully from the heat recovery system the washer-disinfector should be operated without long pauses.
  • Page 81: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Special version with DK + WRG Warning and Safety instructions These Warning and Safety instructions are in addition to those given at the beginning of this instruction manual. This washer-disinfector with DK+WRG must not be used for reprocessing opthalmic instruments. With the Heat recovery system the boiler temperature of 90 °C must not be reduced.
  • Page 82: Standardprogrammes

    Special version with DK + WRG Standardprogrammes The following standard programmes are the only ones that can be used with DK+WRG model washer-disinfectors (no changes may be made to them ): Programme name Areas of application DES-VAR-TD for general cleaning and disinfecting procedures (A =3000) DES-VAR-TD-AN for cleaning and disinfecting anaesthetic instruments and...
  • Page 83: Disposal Of Your Old Machine

    Disposal of your old machine Electrical and electronic machines often contain materials which, if handled or disposed of incorrectly, could be potentially hazardous to human health and to the environment. They are, however, essential for the correct functioning of your machine. Please do not therefore dispose of it with your general waste.
  • Page 84 Alteration rights reserved / Publication date 16.04.2012 M.-Nr. 09 338 730 / 00 0366...

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