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Operating instructions
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KE 640
TYPE
Voltage
Serial no.
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Contents
1
General ........................................................................................................................... 3
1.1
1.2
1.3
1.4
1.5
1.6
2
3
Technical specification..................................................................................................... 6
Description ...................................................................................................................... 7
3.1
4
5
Set-up and basic adjustment ........................................................................................... 8
8
Handling the grinder................................................................................................................... 9
Display / Menu ......................................................................................................................... 10
Operating faults ..............................................................................................................11
Cleaning .........................................................................................................................12
8.1
8.2
8.3
8.4
9
Usage / location ......................................................................................................................... 8
Installation .................................................................................................................................. 8
Basic adjustment........................................................................................................................ 8
Operation......................................................................................................................... 9
6.1
6.2
7
Main components and operating elements ................................................................................ 7
Safety devices of the grinder ........................................................................................... 7
5.1
5.2
5.3
6
Warranty information.................................................................................................................. 3
Transfer declaration ................................................................................................................... 4
Safety instructions...................................................................................................................... 5
Information- and safety symbols ................................................................................................ 6
Purpose ...................................................................................................................................... 6
User requirements...................................................................................................................... 6
Cleaning the coffee bean container ......................................................................................... 12
Cleaning the area around the grinder ...................................................................................... 12
Cleaning the grinder casing ..................................................................................................... 12
Monthly cleaning of the grinding mechanism........................................................................... 12
Removal and installation of the integrated grinder ..........................................................14
10 Maintenance and repair ..................................................................................................15
10.1 Grinding disc replacement ....................................................................................................... 15
11 Spare parts.....................................................................................................................16
12 Wiring diagram ...............................................................................................................17
13 Certificate .......................................................................................................................18
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1 General
Dear Customer,
We congratulate and thank you for purchasing a DITTING quality product. These operating
instructions have been prepared to simplify your use of the espresso coffee grinder. They contain
information, advice and instructions for the best use of your unit.
1.1 Warranty information
ALTHOUGH YOUR COFFEE GRINDER IS DISTINGUISHED BY A HIGH QUALITY AND SAFETY
STANDARD, DAMAGE TO MATERIAL OR RISK OF INJURY CANNOT BE EXCLUDED IF
OPERATED INCORRECTLY, USED IMPROPERLY OR MISUSED.
THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS WILL THEREFORE FAMILIARISE YOU WITH CORRECT USE
OF THE COFFEE GRINDER AND ASSIST YOU TO AVOID WRONG OPERATIONS. IF THE
ENCLOSED INSTRUCTIONS ARE FOLLOWED EXACTLY, YOU WILL AVOID DANGERS, REDUCE
REPAIR AND STOPPAGE TIMES AND INCREASE THE RELIABILITY AND SERVICE LIFE OF
YOUR UNIT.
TO ENSURE THAT YOU AND YOUR EMPLOYEES TAKE NOTICE OF THE CONTENTS OF THE
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS AND FOR YOUR OWN SAFETY, WE WOULD ASK YOU TO
COMPLETE THE TRANSFER DECLARATION PRINTED ON THE FOLLOWING PAGE, DETACH
THIS ALONG THE PERFORATION AND RETURN IT TO YOUR DEALER.
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1.2 Transfer declaration
To ensure transfer of the operating instructions to final consumers
Note: The following declaration should be completed by the dealer and the purchaser. The purchaser
undertakes to return this declaration to the dealer. The purchaser thereby certifies that the dealer has
drawn his attention to the contents of operating instructions no. 64428, in particular to the relevant
safety instructions for use of the machine.
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Transfer declaration
(1)
Type
Machine no.
(2)
Address of customer
(3)
The machine specified in (1) was purchased by me. The complete operating
instructions were handed to me with transfer of the machine.
_______________________
_______________________
Signature of customer Place / date
(4)
Date of transfer
(5)
Address of dealer/importer
__________________________
Company stamp/signature
(6)
The machine was handed to the customer in accordance with the guidelines of the
manufacturer.
Company stamp/signature if not identical with (5)
_____________________________
Signature of customer service- Date
specialist
_______________________
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1.3 Safety instructions
The operating instructions must be kept permanently at the place of operation of the machine
and if possible attached at the point of installation in the immediate vicinity of the machine.
The competent sales and service personnel must have read the operating instructions before
putting the coffee grinder into operation and be familiar with all functions including action in
the event of a fault.
If customers themselves operate the machine, a notice must be placed clearly visible in the
immediate vicinity of the machine that customers must immediately call the service personnel
responsible in the event of a fault and not try to eliminate the fault themselves by tampering
with the machine.
The machine must be placed in the sales areas so that the sales personnel responsible can be
reached by the customer without difficulty.
Only original spare-parts must be used for repairs to the grinder. If spare-parts from other
manufacturers are used, the serviceability of the grinder may be impaired. In addition, further
injury to persons or material damage cannot be excluded.
The grinder should be installed out of reach of children. Children and users must on no
account reach into the openings or come into contact with electrical components.
Only original grinding discs sharpened by DITTING must be used.
Never reach into the hopper opening while the machine is running.
Never touch electrical components with conducting objects, such as needles, pins, cutlery, etc.
The emission value referred to the workplace is 75 dB(A).
The machine must be electrically protected by fuses according to the nameplate and the local
regulations.
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1.4 Information- and safety symbols
Two information symbols are used in these operating instructions to emphasise important comments
in the text:
Information
This symbol indicates information containing important data concerning efficient use. Nonobservance can lead to faults.
Safety
This symbol indicates information which if not observed can lead to danger to persons
and/or substantial material damage. The safety instructions must be followed without fail.
1.5 Purpose
Only roasted, whole espresso / coffee beans are allowed to be ground using the "KE 640" coffee
grinder you have purchased. It is important to make sure that only cleaned, unground coffee beans
are used. Never use the grinding mechanism to grind other products or objects.
1.6 User requirements
No special requirements are specified for the users of this device. It is, however, assumed that these
operating instructions have been carefully read and understood, and that all instructions provided in
this manual will be observed. In addition, safety-conscious use of the device is also expected.
2 Technical specification
Type
KE 640
Alternating current
Voltage/
frequency
Revolutions
Pre-fuse (building)
Overload- circuit-breaker
Grinding mechanism
Dimensions
in mm
Weight
Capacity of the Hopper
Max. permissible
Operating time
Sound emission when
Grinding coffee
230V – 240V
50 / 60 Hz
1350 rpm
16 A-slow
4A T
H 554, W 234, D 325
14 kg
1,5 kg (coffee beans)
20 min. continuous operation
Idling: 65 dB (A)
Grinding: 75 dB (A)
(Please request technical data for other voltages and frequencies from the manufacturer or your local
dealer.)
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3 Description
3.1 Main components and operating elements
The main components and operating elements are shown in the figure.
On rear:
1. Bean hopper with lid
- On/off main switch
- Trip switch
- Power cable
10. Main slide
2. Lock screw hopper
11. Lid/grinding fineness adjustment
3. Lock screw grinding adjustment
12. Decoring
4. Grinding fineness adjustment
13. Knob for double shot dosing
5. Display
14. Double shot timer “D”
6. Knob for single shot dosing
15. Discharge tube/spout
7. Single shot timer “S”
16. Side panels (left + right)
8. Filter support mounting
17. Fastening screw for filter support rest
18. Grinding mechanism
9. Filter support rest
19. Drip tray
4 Safety devices of the grinder
The motor of the grinder is protected by a thermal overload circuit breaker, which interrupts the motor's electric circuit in the event of electric overload. The trip switch,
item 18, must be pressed to enable the grinder to be re-started.
The user has no influence whatsoever on this circuit breaker. If the circuit breaker trips repeatedly, an authorised service partner must be consulted, as the motor's
winding may be damaged.
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5 Set-up and basic adjustment
A grinding test run is carried out on each grinder in the manufacturer's factory. This is why
you may find ground material residue in the grinding mechanism!!
5.1 Usage / location
Place the grinder on a level, vibration-free surface.
Never operate the grinder in moist, or even worse, in wet surroundings!
5.2 Installation
You have received your grinder in operating condition. Now you only need to connect it to the mains.
Proceed as follows:
Protect your device with separate pre-fuses (not included in the scope of delivery)
according to the information provided under Point 2 "Technical data
Make sure that the pre-fuse is not overloaded by other devices (e.g. fan heaters, deep
freezers). Check whether the mains voltage and frequency correspond to the
information on the rating plate.
Insert the plug into the corresponding grounded outlet.
5.3 Basic adjustment
Once the device is ready to operate, a grinding test should be carried out.
Basic adjustment to a moderately fine setting has been carried out in the factory using espresso
beans. The following markings have been made on the grinding mechanism (interior):
Upper right red mark:
Basic adjustment 0, finest setting and minimum grinding disc spacing
Upper left red mark:
Basic factory setting and also the position for installing and removing the lid,
in order to achieve the factory setting after positioning the lid
Never rotate the grinding discs clockwise beyond the red mark, as the grinding discs may
otherwise be damaged.
Figure 1
Initial position when opening
the grinder – upper left red
mark is lining up with the
lower red mark.
The upper right red mark will
be in one line with the lower
right red mark when closing
the grinder.
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6 Operation
Only use the KE 640 espresso grinder for roasted coffee beans.
Observe the safety instructions under 1.2
Never exceed the maximum permissible continuous operating period of running time 6 sec. on
and 60 sec. off. Afterwards, allow the motor to cool off for approx. 30-40 minutes before
switching the grinder on again.
6.1 Handling the grinder
Proper operation necessitates the steps described in the following:
6.1.1
Actuate the mains switch on the rear of the device. Set the grinding fineness e.g. to 2 ½. To
do this, pull the sliding detent, item 4, out to the front and turn the lid / grinding fineness
adjustment to the left to the 2 ½ mark
Rotation to the left = fine
Rotation to the right = coarse
Figure 2
6.1.2
Open the bean container. Pour whole, roasted espresso beans into the bean container from
above. Never pour in coffee powder.
6.1.3
Check whether the hopper slide (item 10) is open.
6.1.4
Adjust the filter support rest (item 9) to your espresso machine's filter support. Proceed as
follows: Switch the KE 640 espresso grinder off using the mains switch (item 17).Use the
enclosed Allen key to loosen the fastening screws (item 13) slightly and adjust the height of
the filter support rest.
If the enclosed filter support rest does not fit, please contact the manufacturer or
your local dealer. We will be happy to send you a different rest.
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6.1.5
Slide the filter support between the filter support mounting and the filter support rest until it
comes to a stop. Push the filter support rest up and tighten the fastening screws. The setting
is correct when the filter support independently remains in the mounting.
6.1.6
Check whether the factory grinding time settings for single shots S 2.0 and double shots D
4.0 appear in the display. If the display corresponds to the factory settings, continue as
described in point 6; if this is not the case, the time must be set (see point 6.2.3.).
6.1.7
Setting the grinding time (portion quantity). Simultaneously press both buttons for approx. 3
sec.. MENU appears in the display. Scroll to menu option STI using the single button. Use the
rotary knob, item 6, to set 2.0 sec. Scroll to menu option DTI using the single button. Use the
rotary knob, item 9, to set 4.0 sec. To store these values, press both buttons simultaneously
until SAVE appears in the display.
6.1.8
Adjust the grinding fineness by pulling the sliding detent (4) out to the front and turning the lid /
grinding fineness adjustment to the 2 ½ mark. Note that "0" is the finest setting and "10" is the
most coarse setting. A total of 19 settings are available.
6.1.9
Push your espresso machine's filter support into the filter support mounting, item 8, until the
grinding process is switched on. Only remove the filter support once the grinding process has
been completed. This process has to be repeated approximately twice until the grinder casing
is filled with ground material.
6.1.10 Now make a test portion of espresso using your machine. If the result is unsatisfactory, repeat
adjustment steps 6 to 8 again by varying the grinding time and grinding fineness. Carry out
this process until the best coffee results have been reached.
6.2 Display / Menu
6.2.1
Calling up the menu: To call the menu up, simultaneously press both buttons for approx. 3
sec. MENU appears in the display. Scroll forwards using the single button. Scroll backwards
using the double button.
6.2.2
Grinding time setting: The grinding time range for single cups may be set between 0.1 and
10 sec. Scroll to menu option STI (time for single cups) using the single button. Use the rotary
knob, item 6, to set the time. Scroll to menu option DTI (time for double cups) using the single
button. Use the rotary knob, item 13, to set the time.
6.2.3
Store grinding time or go to 6.2.4. To store these values, press both buttons simultaneously
until SAVE appears in the display.
6.2.4
Quantity indicator: Scroll to menu option S using the single button. The display shows e.g. S
000020 – You have ground 20 single cup portions. Scroll to menu option D using the single
button. The display shows e.g. D 00018 – You have ground 18 double cup portions.
6.2.5
Continuous quantity indicator: Scroll to menu option SC using the single button. The
display shows e.g. SC 000127 – You have ground 127 single cup portions. If you wish to set
the grinding time, proceed from point 6.2.3. If you would like to exit the menu, press both
buttons simultaneously until SAVE appears in the display.
6.2.6
Reset function: If you wish to reset the quantity indicator, switch the grinder off at the mains
switch. Press both buttons simultaneously and switch the mains switch on again. The quantity
indicator is now set to 0.
6.2.7
Interruption of grinding: If the grinding process is interrupted before the set grinding time
has expired, the light-emitting diode in the active pre-selection button flashes. The grinding
process can be re-started by pushing the filter support back into the mounting. The missing
quantity is ground into the filter support. If this is not desired, the pre-selection button can be
activated and the entire set grinding quantity or grinding time is available once again.
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7 Operating faults
Fault
Cause
The grinder
The spout is
hums but does clogged.
not grind.
Grinding is set too
fine.
Remedy
Set grinding fineness to "coarse" and trigger the grinding
process. The grinder will then grind itself free. Afterwards,
return the setting to the desired grinding fineness.
Turn the grinding fineness setting to the right, to "coarse",
and trigger the grinding process. The grinder will then grind
itself free. Afterwards, return the setting to the desired
grinding fineness.
A foreign object is in Clean the grinding mechanism as described and remove the
the grinding
foreign object. Observe the safety instructions!
mechanism.
The grinder
does not start,
the display is
not lit.
The mains plug is
not inserted.
Insert the mains plug into the socket.
The overload circuit
breaker has been
tripped.
Check to determine whether the trip button of the circuit
breaker has jumped out. Press the trip button in again if
appropriate. If the circuit breaker trips repeatedly, contact
your authorised customer service centre or dealer.
The pre-fuse has
tripped.
Check the pre-fuse. Restore the pre-fuse to its initial state or
replace it. Determine whether other devices are connected
to this fuse.
The grinder
The grinding time is
does not grind, set to 0.
the display is
lit, single cup
is pre-selected
Reset the grinding time.
In the case of other malfunctions or continued faults, please contact your dealer or your
authorised customer service centre.
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8 Cleaning
Always pull the mains plug from the socket before carrying out maintenance or cleaning
work on the device!
Observe the safety instructions under 1.3!
Do not let any foreign objects fall into the grinding mechanism!
8.1 Cleaning the coffee bean container
Open the lid.
Wipe the coffee bean container on the inside and outside using just a damp cloth. Do not rinse.
For cleaning, use only cleaning agents approved for food product applications.
To dry, rub the container with a dry, lint-free cloth.
8.2 Cleaning the area around the grinder
Pull out the mains plug!!
Tilt the grinder to one side and clean the area on which it stands and the bottom of its base.
Both surfaces must be dry and free of oil and grease
Put the grinder in the initial position.
8.3 Cleaning the grinder casing
Clean the outside of the casing from time to time using a damp cloth..
Observe the safety instructions under 1.3!
Be careful of sharp edges when cleaning. There is a risk of injury
8.4 Monthly cleaning of the grinding mechanism
Always pull the mains plug from the socket before carrying out maintenance or
cleaning work on the device!
Do not let any foreign objects fall into the grinding mechanism!
For cleaning, use only cleaning agents approved for food product applications.
8.4.1
Close the slide on the bean container. Remove the lock screw item 2. Make sure that all
remaining beans below the slide are ground to empty the shaft holding/fixing the hopper. Turn
the base of the bean container to the right so that the bayonet releases the bean container.
Pull the bean container off upwards.
8.4.2
Lower the grinding fineness adjustment onto the intermediate ring and turn to the left. The
sliding detent automatically engages in the coarsest setting. Pull the sliding detent out and
adjust to the previous detent setting.
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8.4.3
Pull the grinding fineness adjustment lid off upwards (see Figure 3).
8.4.4
Do not adjust the stationary disc flange (top flange)!
8.4.5
On assembly, ensure that the grinding fineness adjustment is positioned so that the three
drive pins engage in the grinding disc carrier teeth. The grinding fineness adjustment guide
screw must be positioned above the recess in the intermediate ring.
Figure 3
8.4.6
Lower the grinding fineness adjustment onto the intermediate ring and turn to the left. The
sliding detent automatically engages in the coarsest setting. Pull the sliding detent out and
adjust to the previous detent setting.
8.4.7
Carry out grinding (distribution of particle size) and brewing test (extraction time).If needed readjust the grinding adjustment.
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9 Removal and installation of the integrated grinder
Always pull the mains plug from the socket before carrying out
maintenance or cleaning work on the device!
Observe the safety instructions under 1.3
Do not let any foreign objects fall into the grinding mechanism
9.1.1
Disconnect the mains plug. Close and remove the bean container. Place the grinder on its
side and unscrew the fastening screws. Store the screws and washers in a safe place. Reposition the grinder on its rubber feet. Proceed as described in 8.4 paragraphs 2 and 3.
9.1.2
Release the motor's plug-in connector. Carefully pull the integrated grinder out of the casing.
9.1.3
Carefully vacuum out the grinder casing. Vacuum out the grinder casing and the integrated
grinder's spout, and clean with a brush. Do not damage any cables!
9.1.4
Component assembly is carried out in reverse order. To do this, please note 8.4 paragraphs 5
to 7.
Figure 4
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10 Maintenance and repair
Always pull the mains plug from the socket before carrying out
maintenance or cleaning work on the device.
Check the device regularly for any signs of damage, particularly to the
power supply cable, plug, finger protector, etc.
Any repairs that may be required are only allowed to be carried out by authorised experts.
Please contact an authorised customer service centre or your local dealer.
10.1 Grinding disc replacement
10.1.1 Grinding disc replacement should only be carried out by authorised specialists or a customer
service centre.
10.1.2 Grinding disc replacement may also be carried out using a replacement (AT) integrated
grinder. To do this, order an (AT) integrated grinder. On receipt of the (AT) integrated grinder,
remove your integrated grinder from the KE 640 according to section 9 and install the
integrated grinder into the KE 640. Return your old integrated grinder in the packaging.
10.1.3 Grinding fineness adjustment with the grinder switched ON
10.1.4 Set the grinding fineness adjustment to the 0 detent.
10.1.5 Close and remove the bean container.
10.1.6 Remove the remaining beans from the filler shaft and vacuum out the grinder casing.
10.1.7 Remove the sealing ring from the filler shaft.
10.1.8 Loosen – do
not unscrew – the adjusting screws with the size 2.5 Allen key.
10.1.9 Insert the adjusting handle into the filler shaft. The adjusting handle must engage in the slot in
the filler shaft's transverse bar.
10.1.10 Insert the mains plug back into the socket and switch the grinder on.
10.1.11 Set the double portion grinding time to 10 sec. (see section 6.2 paragraph 3).
10.1.12 Hold the adjusting handle firmly and push the filter support into the filter support mounting until
the grinder switches on.
10.1.13 Whilst the grinder is running, turn the adjusting handle to the left until a slight ringing sound
becomes audible. Now turn the adjusting handle slightly to the right until no further ringing
sound can be heard. Switch the mains switch off.
It is important to ensure that no grinding disk "rattling" can be heard at
the finest setting! Their service life will otherwise be significantly
reduced!!
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10.1.14 Disconnect the mains plug from the socket.
10.1.15 Tighten the adjusting screws and remove the adjusting handle from the filler shaft.
10.1.16 Insert the sealing ring again. If the sealing ring is damaged, it must be replaced.
10.1.17 Replace the bean container and allow it to engage in the bayonet. Insert the lock screw (item
2). Open the hopper slide.
10.1.18 Insert the mains plug into the socket and switch the grinder on using the mains switch.
10.1.19 Reset the desired double portion grinding fineness and grinding time.
10.1.20 Push your espresso machine's filter support into the filter support mounting, item 8, until the
grinding process is switched on.
10.1.21 Only remove the filter support once the grinding process has been completed. This process
has to be repeated approximately twice until the grinder casing is filled with ground material.
10.1.22 Now make a test portion of espresso using your machine. If the result is unsatisfactory, repeat
the adjustment steps as described in section 6.1, 6 to 8, by varying the grinding time and
grinding fineness.
11 Spare parts
11.1.1 Spare parts are usually ordered from your customer service centre or your local dealer. To
ensure a prompt and correct processing of your order, the following information is absolutely
essential:
11.1.2 Type designation, serial number and voltage of the grinder (on the rating plate on the
rear of the grinder).
11.1.3 An exact description of the part(s) to be replaced and/or the number(s) of the article(s).
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12 Wiring diagram
Figure 5; 220 - 240V 50/60Hz
Figure 6; 110 – 115V 50/60Hz
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13 Certificate
Ditting Maschinen AG
Bramenstrasse 11
P.O. Box 241
CH-8184 Bachenbülach
Switzerland
Phone: +41 44 860 54 21
Fax: +41 44 860 82 38
e-mail: info@dittingswiss.ch
www.dittingswiss.ch
Subject to technical modification.
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