Causes of damage

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Causes of damage

Causes of

 damage

Caution!

Rough pan bases may scratch the hob.

Avoid leaving empty pots and pans on the hotplate. 

Doing so may cause damage.

Do not place hot pans on the control panel, the 

indicator area, or the hob frame. Doing so may 

cause damage.

Hard or pointed objects dropped on the hob may 

damage it. 

Aluminium foil and plastic containers will melt if 

placed on the hotplate while it is hot. The use of 

laminated sheeting is not recommended on the hob.

Overview

You will find the most frequently caused damage in the 

following table:

Damage

Cause

Measure

Stains

Boiled over food.

Remove boiled over food immediately with a glass scraper.

Unsuitable cleaning agent.

Only use cleaning agents that are suitable for this type of hob.

Scratches

Salt, sugar and sand.

Do not use the hob as a work surface or storage space.

Cookware with rough bases scratch the hob.

Check the cookware.

Discolouration

Unsuitable cleaning agent.

Only use cleaning agents that are suitable for this type of hob.

Pan abrasion.

Lift pots and pans when moving them.

Chips

Sugar, food with a high sugar content.

Remove boiled over food immediately with a glass scraper.