The DC-2 and DC-3 are pressure compartment cookers, operating on direct steam. The cooker are constructed of all-welded type 304 #4 finished stainless steel. The doors have a removable inner liner of aluminum plate with full perimeter gasket seal, an outer shell of one piece welded stainless steel, and a wheel-and-screw closing mechanism. The doors, with a clear opening of 10-1/4” x 26-3/8” (260 mm x 670 mm) shall latch upon closing and open 180 degrees upon latch release. Compartment operation shall be at a maximum pressure of 6 psi (41 kPa). Each compartment is provided with universal pan supports. Each optional sliding shelf will support two full size (1/1 gastronorm) pans.
The control housing is be constructed of #4 finish stainless steel with a full-access removable panel. Each compartment can be independently controlled by an automatic timer control with visible and audible signals. At the end of the cooking cycle, the controls automatically shut off and exhaust the incoming steam, drain the condensate from the compartment, and sounds a continuous audible signal until turned off manually.
The compartment cooker is mounted on a cabinet base with full perimeter angle frame. Thermostatically controlled cold water shall automatically condensate exhausted steam into water before releasing it to the drain. The cabinet shall be all stainless steel #4 finish type 304, hinged doors and 6” (152mm) stainless steel legs fitted with 4 adjustable flanged feet for mounting to the floor.