How should I maintain my vacuum sealer?

How should I maintain my vacuum sealer?

How to Maintain my Henkelman Vacuum Sealer

Maintaining your Henkelman Vacuum sealer is essential to ensure its optimal performance and longevity. Here are some general tips to help you keep your vacuum sealer in good condition:

Clean the Vacuum Chamber and Seal Bar: After each use, clean the vacuum chamber and seal bar with a soft cloth or sponge. Remove any food particles, liquids, or residues that may have accumulated during the vacuum sealing process. Keeping these components clean will help maintain a strong and consistent seal.

Use Appropriate Bags and Pouches: Ensure you are using high-quality vacuum sealing bags or pouches that are compatible with your Henkelman sealer. Using the correct bags will prevent leaks and improve the overall efficiency of the vacuum sealing process. Check out our bags Vacuum Sealer Bags by GreenVAC – Invacus Parts

Regularly Check the Seal Gasket: The seal gasket is the rubber strip that lines the vacuum chamber's lid. Check it regularly for any signs of wear, tears, or debris. Clean the gasket with a damp cloth and mild soap when needed. If the gasket is damaged, replace it promptly to maintain an airtight seal.

Oil the Vacuum Pump: Some Henkelman models require periodic oiling of the vacuum pump to ensure smooth operation and extend its lifespan. Refer to your sealer's user manual for specific instructions on how and when to oil the pump. Make sure to use the recommended oil for your model. Check out our Henkelman Vacuum Sealer Oil – Invacus Parts

Inspect and Clean the Oil Filter: If your vacuum sealer has an oil filter, check it regularly and clean or replace it as necessary. The oil filter helps keep the pump running smoothly and free of contaminants. See our Henkelman Exhaust Filters – Invacus Parts 

Keep the Exterior Clean: Wipe down the exterior of the vacuum sealer regularly to remove dust and dirt. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could damage the surface.

Follow the User Manual: Always refer to your Henkelman Vacuum sealer's user manual for specific maintenance instructions and guidelines. The manual will provide detailed information on cleaning, troubleshooting, and any other necessary maintenance procedures. Download the Henkelman user manuals 

Avoid Overloading: Do not overload the vacuum chamber with excessive food or liquids. Follow the manufacturer's guidelines for maximum capacity to prevent strain on the machine and ensure proper sealing.

Store Properly: When not in use, store your vacuum sealer in a clean and dry location away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. If you will go a long period of time without using your vacuum sealer, it is recommended to drain the dirty oil and fill with new clean oil before putting away in storage. 

By following these maintenance tips and being diligent with regular cleaning, your Henkelman Vacuum sealer should remain in excellent working condition for a long time, providing reliable vacuum sealing for your food items.



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