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Did you use a rinse aid? (Not drying)

  • Not Drying
  • Not Drying
  • Troubleshooting
  • Dishwashers
  • Last Updated 30/03/2017

A dish dryer is designed to dry dishes with a hot air or hot plate heating method.

Its drying performance is comparably stronger as it focuses on drying for 1~2 hours. It can be likened to turning on a hair dryer for 1~2 hours.


On the other hand, a dish washer focuses on washing dishes. As it uses an indirect drying method of releasing steam with a

drying fan after a hot water washing, Drying may be weaker when compared to a dish dryer.



  Check point



Did you use a rinse aid?


If no rinse aid is used, drying performance could be poor.

Rinse Aid helps to reduce the surface tension of water, preventing water beads or droplets.

The result is that water runs off the dishes better, instead of spotting. so you should use a liquid

rinse aid for the rinse aid compartment or complex detergent which contains rinse aid component (2 in 1, 3 in 1) 



When using rinse aid, check the level of dial, It may need to be increased if drying is still poor.

If you use a tablet with rinse aid only, you might have to use additional liquid rinse aid for better drying 

performance. The reason is because the rinse aid in the tablet may not be sufficient or is dissolved

too early. It is important that if combining Tablet rinse aid AND dispenser rinse aid to reduce rinse aid dispenser level (3è1, 4è2)

because too much rinse aid can cause additional issues that can damage glassware.


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