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  • Failure mode Inadequate instructions can lead to early failure and returns.
  • Durability feature Include instructions on descaling and protecting the sole plate.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesEmphasis should be placed on descaling and avoiding scratches to the soleplate to prolong life.
  • Good practices Operating instructions should be in clear and concise English and include legible diagrams.

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesInadequate instructions can lead to early failure and returns.
  • Bad practices Poor or no cleaning reduces product life.

Key facts

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  • Durability features Durability features
  • Cost saving Cost saving
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  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
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