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The installation of a kitchen oven is relatively simple especially when it comes to elements to pose on the floor or on a piece of furniture. When it comes to built-in oven here are the instructions to follow.

Installation of a built-in oven

Reinforced thermal insulation a built-in oven, distinguishes it from the traditional oven / stove. The rock and aluminum wool whose walls are composed, prevent the heat from spreading to the outside. This explains why it can be embedded in wooden furniture, without danger. However, it is necessary take precautions.

If you want to embed an oven under a worktop, leave a space of at least 5 mm between the top of the oven and the underside of the worktop. This space must not be filled, otherwise it may affect the proper functioning of the device.

If you prefer to embed a gas oven in a cabinet under a cooktop, it must be ensured that access to the shut-off valve is easy. If the plate and the oven are electric, it is essential to place a thermal insulation between the two for security reasons.

Finally in the case of the integration of an oven in a column, it is necessary that the dimensions of the oven door and the opening of the cabinet coincide. The internal dimensions of the column are generally wider than those of the oven to avoid contact between the two surfaces. The back of the furniture has no bottom, ventilation is easy. But it is better to check carefully the dimensions of each element

Install an oven, fixings and connections

After checking that the air circulates properly in the recess where you want to place the oven, screw the appliance onto the furniture uprights by opening the oven door. You still have to switch to the connections.

The connection cable must remain flexible and away from the metal parts of the oven. The power cord of an oven is equipped with 3 conductors to be inserted in a housing. The blue wire means N or neutral, the yellow-green striped wire corresponds to the earth and the L or line is the red, brown or black phase wire. After connecting each wire to the desired location, tighten the cable clamp and close the housing.

Important. An oven must necessarily connected to a ground, without extension. It requires an amperage between 16 and 20. Finally, before embedding the oven, install a bipolar switch which allows you to turn off the oven power regardless of the overall power supply, especially in an emergency.


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