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Base & crumb tray Base & crumb tray


  • Failure mode Food debris builds up in the base and crumb tray.
  • Durability feature The crumb tray should be at least as wide as the bread slot.
  • Cost

Good practices

  • Good practicesThe crumb tray slot should be of the same width as the bread slot (at least 40mm x 140mm).
  • Good practices The crumb tray should slide out smoothly and to the side (rather than hinging downwards).

Bad practices

  • Bad practicesFood debris builds up in the toaster and crumb tray.
  • Bad practices The crumb tray is difficult to remove.

Key facts

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  • Durability features Durability features
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  • Low cost Low cost
  • Cost neutral Cost neutral
  • High cost High cost