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Nemco Hot Dog Steamer Preventative Maintenance & Cleaning

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Keep convenience food cooked to perfection when you perform some Nemco hot dog steamer preventative maintenance and cleaning. Below we will help you go through the essential steps to help maintain units, plus the supplies you need to prepare. Sticking to routine maintenance and cleaning means the difference between broken down parts and an efficient steamer. 

The following guide is tailored for Nemco hot dog steamer models 8300, 8300-220 & 8301.


Nemco Hot Dog Steamer Cleaning

It is important to note that you should never immerse the steamer in water or liquid. Also avoid splashing water onto the controls. 

  • Step 1. Disconnect power - Turn the unit off and unplug it from any power source. 
  • Step 2. Remove food product - Remove any food product and allow the steamer to cool before continuing. 
  • Step 3. Drain water - Set a large container under the drain tube, making sure it is large enough. Turn the knob on top of the drain valve to allow the steamer to drain. 
  • Step 4. Remove parts - Remove the sliding glass doors, then take out the bun rack, bun tray and hot dog rack. 
  • Step 5. Wash removed parts - Using hot, soapy water wash the bun rack, glass doors, hot dog rack and bun tray, then set aside to dry.
  • Step 6. Wipe interior - Take a damp cloth and wipe down the interior of the unit. Make sure not to flood it with water. 

Please contact a local authorized service agent who can help with these specific units and all your commercial kitchen equipment needs.