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NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System User Manual

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NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System

NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System

WELCOME

You are about to enjoy the freshness benefits of the Bestselling Brand of Vacuum Preservation systems. For years, the Vacuum Preservation System has helped millions of households keep food fresh longer in the refrigerator, freezer, and pantry. The Vacuum Preservation System is designed to remove air and extend freshness up to 7 times longer than conventional storage methods. Keep your Automated Food Vacuum Sealer at home, and you will soon discover its convenience and versatility.

Why do you need a vacuum sealer?
Exposure to air can cause food to lose flavor and nutrition, it can also encourage the growth of bacteria, mucus, and yeast which will cause the food to spoil. The Vacuum Preservation System removes air and seals savor and freshness. With the Vacuum Preservation System, you can keep your food fresh for up to 7 times longer.

THE VACUUM SEALER SAVES TIME AND MONEY

Save money:
With the PKVS20STS vacuum sealing system, you can buy in bulk or when food is on sale and vacuum package your food in your desired portion size without wasting food.

Save time:
Cook ahead for the week, prepare meals, and save them in PKVS20STS vacuum bags.

Marinate in minutes:
Vacuum packaging opens up the pores of food so you can get that great-marinated flavor in just 20 minutes instead of overnight.

Make entertaining easy:
Prepare your favorite dishes and festival feast in advance so you can spend quality time with your guests.

Enjoy seasonal or specialty foods:
Keep highly perishable or infrequently used items fresh longer.

Control portions for dieting:
Vacuum package sensible portions and write calories and/or fat content on the bag.

Protect non-food items:
Keep camping and boating supplies dry and organized for outings, and protect polished silver from tarnishing by minimizing exposure to air.

SAFEGUARDS & TIPS

Please read and follow the safety instructions carefully before you use the PKVS20STS vacuum preservation system.

  1. Please check if the local power supply voltage matches the voltage indicated on this appliance before use.
  2. Do not operate the appliance with a damaged power cord or plug. Do not operate the appliance if there are any malfunctions or damage. If the cord or the appliance is damaged, it must be returned to an authorized service center.
  3. To disconnect the power, unplug the power cord from the electrical outlet. Do not disconnect by pulling on the power cord.
  4. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent, or a similarly qualified person to avoid a hazard.
  5. Do not use an extension cord with the appliance.
  6. When the appliance is not in use or needs to be cleaned, please unplug the cord from the power outlet first.
  7. Do not use the appliance on wet or hot surfaces, or close to a power source.
  8. Do not immerse any part of the appliance, power cord, or plug in water or other liquid.
  9. Use only accessories or attachments recommended by the manufacturer.
  10. Use the appliance only for its intended use. Don’t use the product outside the work area.
  11. Close supervision is required when children use the appliance. Do not play with the appliance as a toy.
  12. Intervals for 40 seconds are recommended every time after the seal.

STRUCTURE AND FUNCTIONS

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  1. “Mode” button: it has two setting modes ( Normal and Gentle). The default mode is Normal. When the food is crumbly, press the button then the vacuum mode is changed to Gentle. You can manually control the degree of vacuum by pressing the “Seal button” at any time, and the food will be sealed automatically. (Note: if the power is interrupted, this setting will return to a preset standard mode).
  2. “Food” button: it has two setting modes (Dry and Moist). The default mode is Dry, when you press the button, it changes to Moist mode. You can choose the mode according to the food type.
  3. “Seal” button (with LED): Press this button to seal the bag (intervals for 40 seconds are recommended each time)
  4. “Vac/Seal” button: Press this bottom to vacuum and seal the bag (intervals for 40 seconds are recommended each tiThe The me)
  5. “Stop” button: allows the user to stop working at any time.

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  • Locking Hook- Press the cover down until it clicks to lock the bag into place.
  • Vacuum Chamber- The bag must be placed within the vacuum chamber for the vacuum
  • Lower Gasket- Airproof the vacuum area and prevent leaking from the vacuum
  • Rubber Lip- Makes seal at
  • Sealing Bar- 3mm width sealing bar
  • Vacuum Nozzle- Wpumpingngan external vacuum canister, wine stopped,r or other accessories, insert the hose into the nozzle.  Do not block the nozzle when in us
  • Release Button: Press the release buttons on two sides, then open the appliance and take out the sealed food
  • Canister Button: Press this button to vacuum the canister package until the process is complete. (Note: This function is used with PKVS20STS Canister.

OPERATING INSTRUCTION

  • Put the opening of the bag in the vacuum chamber. Ensure the bag does not cover the vacuum nozzle.NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System 3
  • Press the cover down, click sound indicates the hooks are locked. The next step is the vacuum or seal process.NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System 4
  • Press the “Release Buttons” to open the appliance and take out the sealed food.NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System 5

SEAL VACUUM BAGS AND VACUUM CANISTERS SEAL PLASTIC BAGS

  1. Plug the appliance and switch it on.
  2. Insert the opening of the bag into the vacuum chamber as Image A
  3. Press down the latches of two sides at the same time until you hear 2 clicks
  4. Press the “Seal” button and the LED light will turn on, When the LED light disappears, the seal is done.
  5. Press “Release Button” 4 to open the appliance, then take out the sealed bag.

PRESERVATION WITH VACUUM BAG

  1. Plug the appliance in and switch it on.
  2. Put the items that you want to preserve inside the bag.
  3. Clean and straighten the opening of the bag, making sure there are no wrinkles on the opening.
  4. Insert the opening of the bag into the vacuum chamber as Image A
  5. Press down the latches of two sides at the same time until you hear 2 clicks
  6. Press the “Vacuum/Seal” button and the LED light will turn on, then the bag will automatically be vacuumed and sealed. When the LED light disappears, the process is completed.
  7. Press the release buttons on two sides, then take out the sealed items.
    Note:
    Choose Moist mode If the food is wet.

PRESERVATION WITH VACUUM CANISTERS

  1. Put the items inside the canister and cover it with a lid. Insert one end of the hose into the Suck Air Hole of the appliance then insert the other end into the hole on the top of the canister lid.
  2. Press the “Canister” button and it will begin to draw air from the canister to tighten the seal. Press the “Stop” button to stop working. The appliance will stop automatically when the vacuum process is complete.
  3. Unplug rst one end of the hose from the canister then unplug the other end of the appliance.
  4. When the stored items expire or need to be removed from the canister, press down the button in the center of the canister lid to add air then open the canister in a few seconds.

TIPS ON USING CANISTER
Remove the lid before you put the canister in the microwave oven. Place the canister in the refrigerator for better preservation.

HELPFUL HINTS

  1. Do not overfill the bags, leave enough length at the opening of the bag so that it can be placed in the vacuum chamber easily.
  2. Ensure that the opening of the bag is not wet. A wet bag may be difficult to melt and seal tightly.
  3. Vacuum seal can not completely replace the refrigeration and freeze, Perishable foods still need to be refrigerated or frozen.
  4. Make the opening of the plastic bags clean and at, and no foreign objects or folds are allowed, otherwise, it will cause diculty during slinging.
  5. To prevent wrinkles while sealing bulky items, gently stretch the bag while inserting it into the vacuum chamber and hold it until the pump begins to work.
  6. When you are vacuum sealing items with sharp edges (dry spaghetti, silverware ,etc.), protect the bag from punctures by wrapping the item in a soft cushioning material, such as tissue paper you may need a canister or container instead of a bag.
  7. When using accessories, remember to leave 2.5CM(1 inch) of space at the top of the canister or container.
  8. Pre-freeze fruits and blanch vegetables before vacuum sealing for the best results.
  9. 40-second interval after the seal or vacuum is recommended.
  10. If you are unsure whether your bag was sealed properly, just reseal the bag.
  11. For best results, please use PKVS20STS brand Bags, Canisters, Containers, and Accessories.

TIPS ON VACUUM SEALING WITH ACCESSORIES
Please pay attention to the following points before using PKVS20STS accessories including canister, container wine stopper, etc.

  1. Make sure to leave at least 2.5cm (1 inch) space between objects and edge.
  2. Wipe the edge of a jar, container, or bottle to make sure it is clean and dry.
  3. Put the lid on the canister or container, or insert the wine stopper into the bottle.
  4. Turn the knob to vacuum the canister/ container with a large knob on the lid, when the process is complete, turn the knob o, then remove the hose.

CARE AND CLEANING

VACUUM SEALERS Care and Cleaning

  1. Always unplug the unit before cleaning.
  2. Don’t immerse the appliance in water or other liquid for cleaning.
  3. Do not use abrasive cleaners for cleaning, they may easily scratch the surface of the appliance.
  4. Wipe the outside of the appliance with a damp cloth or sponge with mild soap if necessary.
  5. To clean the vacuum chamber, wipe away any food or liquid with tissue paper.
  6. Dry thoroughly before using again.
  7. Clean the liquid box as in the picture below.

TROUBLESHOOTING

Nothing happens when you try to vacuum the package:

  1. Check if the power cord is tightly plugged into an electrical outlet.
  2. Check if the power cord is damaged.
  3. Check if an electrical outlet is working by plugging in another appliance.
  4. Make sure the latches are in the locked position.
  5. Make sure the bag is placed correctly inside the Vacuum Chamber.
  6. Allow the appliance to cool for 40 seconds before using it again.

Note:
To prevent overheating, allow the appliance to cool for 40 seconds before using it again, and keep the cover open.

AIR IS STILL IN THE BAG AFTER

  1. Make sure the opening of the bag is placed entirely inside the Vacuum Chamber.
  2. AIR IS STILL IN THE BAG AFTER VACUUM: Examine the bag if it leaks. Seal the bag with air, then immerse it in water and apply pressure, Bubbles indicate a leak, use a new bag if bubbles appear.
  3. If you’re using an Automated Food Vacuum Sealer Bag with a customized size, first check the seal of the bag. A wrinkle in the bag along the seal may cause leakage and allow air to re-enter, just cut the bag and reseal.
  4. Do not attempt to make your side seams, the bags are manufactured with special side seams, which are sealed to the outer edge. Making your side seams may cause leakage and allow air to re-enter.

AIR WAS REMOVED FROM THE BAG, BUT AIR HAS RE-ENTERED

  1. Examine the seal of the bag. A wrinkle along the seal may cause leakage and allow air to enter, Simply cut the bag and reseal it.
  2. Sometimes moisture or food material (such as juices, grease, crumbs, powders, etc.) along the seal prevents the bag from sealing properly. Cut the bag, wipe the top inside of the bag, and reseal.
  3. If you vacuum a package with sharp food items and the bag may have been punctured, use a new bag. Cover sharp food items with a soft cushioning material, such as tissue paper, and reseal.
  4. If there’s still air in the bag, fermentation or the release of natural gases from inside the food may have occurred, and food may have begun to spoil and should be discarded.

THE BAG MELTS:
If the bag’s melted or rub blip may have become too hot, always wait at least 5 minutes for the appliance to cool down before you vacuum package another item.

The Complete PKVS20STS System’s Accessories THE COMPLETE PKVS20STS SYSTEM
Get the most out of your PKVS20STS appliance with easy-to-use Bags, Canisters, and Accessories.

PKVS20STS BAGS AND ROLLS
The design of PKVS20STS Bags and Rolls features special channels that enable the efficient and complete removal of air, The multi-ply construction makes them an especially effective barrier to oxygen and moisture, preventing freezer burn. PKVS20STS Bags and Rolls can be provided in a variety of sizes.

IMPORTANT:
To avoid possible illness, do not reuse bags after storing raw meats, raw sh, or greasy foods. Do not reuse bags that have been microwaved or simmered.

PKVS20STS BOTTLE STOPPER
Use PKVS20STS Bottle Stoppers to vacuum package wine, noncarbonated liquids, and oils. This will extend the life of the liquid and preserve the flavor. Don’t use the Bottle Stopper on plastic bottles.

Note:
Do not vacuum package carbonated or sparkling beverages as gas removal will cause them to go at.

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Faqs About NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System

What does the NutriChef PKVS Automatic Vacuum Air Sealing System do?

This system helps you preserve food by removing air from specially designed bags and sealing them tightly, which prevents spoilage and freezer burn.

How does the automatic vacuum sealing process work?

The PKVS system uses a vacuum pump to remove air from the bag, and then automatically seals it shut, ensuring airtight storage.

What types of bags are compatible with the NutriChef PKVS system?

The NutriChef PKVS system is compatible with a variety of vacuum-seal bags, including textured or embossed vacuum bags and rolls.

What are the benefits of vacuum sealing food with this system?

Vacuum sealing helps extend the shelf life of food, preserves its flavor and nutrients, prevents freezer burn, and reduces food waste.

Can I use this system for sous vide cooking?

Yes, the airtight seals created by the NutriChef PKVS system make it suitable for sous vide cooking, as it keeps food securely contained during the cooking process.

Is the NutriChef PKVS system easy to use?

Yes, the system is designed to be user-friendly, with simple controls for vacuum sealing and sealing only.

What safety features does the NutriChef PKVS system have?

The NutriChef PKVS system has built-in safety features to prevent overheating and ensure proper sealing.

Can I seal liquids with this system?

While the NutriChef PKVS system can vacuum seal solid foods, it is not recommended for sealing liquids, as they may interfere with the sealing process.

How do I clean and maintain the NutriChef PKVS system?

The system can be cleaned with a damp cloth and mild detergent. Regular maintenance, such as cleaning the sealing strip and checking for any debris, is recommended to ensure optimal performance.

What is the warranty on the NutriChef PKVS system?

Warranty policies may vary, but typically NutriChef offers a limited warranty on their products. It’s advisable to check the specific warranty terms provided with the product or contact NutriChef directly for details.

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