It is a common misconception that stainless steel cant rust. It can, but not how you would generally imagine rusting to occur. Stainless steels have very high resistance to rust thanks to their protective layers covering them, these fragile layers; only millionths of an inch thick, are created during the formation of the steel offer protection from rust.
Keeping your commercial dishwasher clean is critical for health and safety.
Not maintaining your machine can seriously jeopardise health and safety across your business. A poorly functioning machine can increase the risks of food poisoning for your customers and affect your food hygiene rating.
Your dishwasher is a vital part of your kitchen, serving dirty plates to customers won’t be as forgivable as an overcooked Rump Steak. Limescale builds up in your machine can be detrimental to your businesses hygiene rating. To provide sanitation dishwashers reach a temperature of 82.2°c, limescale can build up around the heating element decreasing the machine performance and capability of achieving high temperatures for cleaning.
Limescale build up will lead to mineral deposits forming on your plates. This will appear as a white film on your dishes. So how do we tackle it?
The following are some generic troubleshooting solutions to common issues that might occur with most machines. Please check the instruction manual that came with your machine for specific troubleshooting instructions for your machine.
A manual 8 or 12 litre water softener can be fitted to any Glasswasher or Commercial Dishwasher machine, and is an extremely important piece of equipment, when in hard water areas, that will ensure good washing results, can lower detergents usage and most importantly reduce the build-up of limescale to avoid expensive breakdowns and guarantees of suppliers' warranties.