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How to Use the Top Burners

 

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Fig. 2.1

Gas Burners (Semi-rapid)

Gas flow to the burners is adjusted by turning the dials (illustrated in fig. 2.1) which con- trol the valves.

Turning the dial so that the symbols printed on the dial point to the mark on the bezel achieves the following functions:

 

Dial position

Function

Semi-Rapid burner

OFF Closed
valve
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hi.png Maximum
rate
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low.png Minimum
rate
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Fig. 2.2

The maximum dial setting permits rapid boiling of liquids, whereas the minimum dial setting allows simmer warming of food or maintaining boiling conditions of liquids.

To reduce the gas flow to minimum, rotate the dial further counter-clockwise to point the indicator towards the LO position (minimum rate).

Other intermediate operating adjustments can be achieved by positioning the indicator between the maximum and minimum dial settings. Never operate the burners with the  dial set between the HI and OFF positions.

 

When the cooker is not being used, set the gas dials to their OFF positions and also close the gas shut-off valve placed on the main gas supply line.

Lighting Gas Burners fitted with Flame Failure Safety Device (Semi-rapid burners)

In order to light the burner, you must:

  1. Push and turn the dial in an counter-clockwise direction up to the HI position (maxi- mum rate), push in and hold the dial until the flame has been lit (fig. 2.2). The sparks produced by the lighter situated inside the relative burner will light the flame. In the event that the local gas supply conditions makes it difficult to light the burner in HI position (maximum rate), try again with the dial in LO position (minimum rate).
  2. Wait for about ten seconds after the gas burner has been lit before letting go the dial (safety device activation delay).
  3. Adjust the gas valve to the desired position.

If there is no mains electrical supply, the burners can be used with no restriction. In that case, in order to light the burner, you must:

  1. Bring a lighted match close to the burner (as per side figure) and keep it in place until the burner has been ignited.

  2. Push and turn the dial in an counter-clockwise direction up to the HI position (maxi- mum rate), push in and hold the dial until the flame has been lit (fig. 2.2).
    In the event that the local gas supply conditions makes it difficult to light the burner in HI position (maximum rate), try again with the dial in LO position (minimum rate).

  3. Wait for about ten seconds after the gas burner has been lit before letting go the dial (safety device activation delay).

  4. Adjust the gas valve to the desired position.

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If the burner flame should go out for some reason, the safety valve will automatically stop the gas flow.

To re-light the burner, return the dial to the closed OFF position, wait for at least 1 minute and then repeat the lighting procedure.
If your local gas supply makes it difficult to light the burner with the dial set to maximum, set the dial to minimum and repeat the operation.

The cooker becomes very hot during operation.
Keep children well out of reach.  

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Fig 2.3
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Fig 2.4

Gas Burners (Dual)

The Dual Burner is a very flexible burner which allows different regulations for optimal cooking.
It is composed by one inner and one outer crown; the flame of the inner crown can be regulated separately from the flames of the outer crown.

The Dual Burner can be used:

  • As a high-power burner (all flames produced simultaneously by inner and outer crown) which can be adjusted from the maximum ( HI 2018-01-09_10392.png) to the minimum (2018-01-09_10392.png LO) position. Intermediate operating adjustments can be achieved by positioning the indicator between the maximum and minimum opening positions, and never between the maximum opening and OFF position.
  • As a small burner (flame produced only by the inner crown) which can be adjusted from the maximum (HI 2018-01-09_10393.png) to the minimum (2018-01-09_10393.png LO) position.

Gas flow to the burners is adjusted by turning the dials (illustrated in fig. 2.3) which control the valves.
Turning the dial so that the symbols printed on the dial point to the mark on the bezel achieves the following functions:

Dial position Function Dual burners
OFF Closed valve 2018-01-09_1044.png
HI 2018-01-09_10392.png Maximum rate of inner + outer crown
(inside and outside flames in simultaneously at the maximum)
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2018-01-09_10392.png LO Minimum rate of outer crown and maximum rate of inner crown 2018-01-09_10453.png
HI 2018-01-09_10393.png Maximum rate of inner crown
(only inner flame at the maximum)
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2018-01-09_10393.png LO Minimum rate of inner crown
(only inner flame at the minimum)
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Lighting Gas Burners fitted with Flame Failure Safety Device (Dual burners)


In order to light the burner, you must:

  1. Push and turn the dial in an counter-clockwise direction up to the position HI 2018-01-09_10392.png (maximum rate of inner + outer crown); push in and hold the dial until the flame has been lit (fig. 2.4).
    The sparks produced by the lighter situated inside the relative burner will light the flame.
    In the event that the local gas supply conditions makes it difficult to light the burner in position HI 2018-01-09_10392.png, try again with the dial in position 2018-01-09_10392.png LO.

  2. Wait for about ten seconds after the gas burner has been lit before letting go the dial (safety device activation delay).

  3. Adjust the gas valve to the desired position.

If there is no mains electrical supply, the burners can be used with no restriction. In that case, in order to light the burner, you must:

  1. Bring a lighted match close to the burner (as per side figure) and keep it in place until the burner has been ignited.
  2. Push and turn the dial in an counter-clockwise direction up to the position HI 2018-01-09_10392.png(maximum rate of inner + outer crown); push in and hold the dial until the flame has been lit (fig. 2.4). In the event that the local gas supply conditions makes it difficult to light the burner in position HI 2018-01-09_10392.png, try again with the dial in position 2018-01-09_10392.png LO.
  3. Wait for about ten seconds after the gas burner has been lit before letting go the dial (safety device activation delay).
  4. Adjust the gas valve to the desired position.
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If the burner flame should go out for some reason, the safety valve will automatically stop the gas flow.

To re-light the burner, return the dial to the closed OFF position, wait for at least 1 minute and then repeat the lighting procedure.
If your local gas supply makes it difficult to light the burner with the dial set to maximum, set the dial to minimum and repeat the operation.

When the cooker is not being used, set the gas dials to their OFF positions and also close the gas shut-off valve placed on the main gas supply line.

 The cooker becomes very hot during operation. Keep children well out of reach.

 

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Fig. 2.5

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Fig 2.6a

 

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Fig 2.6b

Choice of Burner (fig. 2.5)

The symbols or wordings printed on the panel above the gas dials indicate the correspondence between the dial and the burner.
The most suitable burner is to be chosen according to the diameter and volume capacity of the container to be warmed.
It is important that the diameter of the pots or pans suitably match the heating potential of the burners in order not to jeopardise the efficiency of the burners, bringing about a waste of gas fuel.
A small diameter pot or pan placed on a large burner does not necessarily mean that boiling conditions are reached quicker.

Diameters of Pans which may be Used on the Hob Burners

BURNER MINIMUM MAX.
Semi-rapid 16 cm (6” 19/64) 24 cm (9” 7/16)
Dual 26 cm (10” 3/16) 28 cm (11” 1/16)

Wok pans min 36 cm (14” 3/16) - max 40 cm (15” 3/4)

Do not use pans with concave or convex bases

Correct Use of Dual Burner (Fig. 2.6a - 2.6b)

The flat-bottomed pans are to be placed directly onto the pan-support. When using a WOK you need to place the supplied wok support on the pan supports for the burner to avoid any faulty operation of the Dual burner (Figs. 2.6a - 2.6b).

The special support for wok pans (fig. 2.6b) MUST BE PLACED ONLY over the pan-rest for the Dual burner.
Ensure that the handles of cookware do not stick out over the edge of the range, to avoid them being knocked over by accident. This also makes it more difficult for children to reach the cooking vessels. 2018-01-09_102989.png

 

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