Installation details

Introduction

We strongly recommend having the ritter built-in systems planned and installed by experts. ritterwerk cannot be held responsible for damage or consequences of improper or poor installation. Please also see our warranty conditions.

Before buying a ritter built-in system, please always check if the internal dimensions of the drawer intended for installation are sufficient and if power supply is provided in (or behind) the cabinet.

You find the instructions for use and installation of all current ritter built-in systems on the relevant product page of our website. We recommend having a look at the installation instructions before you buy a built-in system.
 

Appliance cannot be fully swivelled out / food to be sliced touches kitchen cabinets

This problem occurs if the appliance is installed inside a kitchen drawer directly next to an angled worktop or a tall kitchen cabinet (high board, refrigerator, etc.). When the models AES 62 SR, AES 62 SL and AES 72 SR are folded out, they swivel to the side by approx. 11 cm. In combination with an angled worktop, folding out the machine would not be possible. In case of installation next to a tall kitchen cabinet, the functionality may be restricted as large pieces food could not be fully sliced and would potentially touch the kitchen cabinet.

                  

Solution: Different from what many think, the various types of built-in food slicers (AES 62 SL for slicing from the left or AES 62 SR for slicing from the right) are not intended as variants for right-handed and left-handed users but offer alternatives for planning of various installation conditions. If an angled worktop or tall kitchen cabinet (highboard, refrigerator, etc.) is located right next to the kitchen drawer intended for installation of the built-in food slicer, slicing should be guided on the opposite side. If there is sufficient space, e.g. in extra-wide kitchen drawers, the problem can be avoided by positioning the appliance at maximum clearance to the angled worktop or kitchen cabinet.
 

The clear height of the drawer is insufficient / when the device is installed, the drawer cannot be closed anymore / the device rubs against the cabinet crossbeam

This problem occurs e.g. with drawers with underfloor guides. The technology for dampening, self-closing of the drawer, etc. is installed below the drawer for design reasons which reduces the clear height of the drawer. Consequeuntly, an installed built-in food slicer, built-in toaster oder built-in hand blender rubs against the crossbeam or the drawer cannot be closed at all.

Most kitchens have a wooden crossbeam with a thickness of approx. 16 mm installed below the worktop. On the one hand, the crossbeam ensures the stability of the cabinet (e.g. during transport), on the other hand, it is used to mount the worktop.

Solution: If it is not possible to install the device due to insufficient clear height, you can gain approx. 14 mm of clear height by removing the wooden crossbeam and replacing it by a metal crossbeam. You can order these metal crossbeams as optional accessories from your distributor or from ritter customer service.
 

           

 

Please note that our metal crossbeams are intended for cabinet bases with a corpus wall thickness of 16 mm. For cabinets with a corpus wall thickness of more than 16 mm, the only possibility is to remove the crossbeam completely.
 

The carriage / food hits the worktop during slicing

This problem occurs depending on the kitchen manufacturer e.g. with handleless kitchens that have a handle strip or when worktops have excessive thicknesses (> 40 mm). The distance between the bottom of the drawer and the top of the worktop should not exceed 160 mm. Otherwise you may have the problem of hitting the worktop with the food or even with the carriage during slicing.

 

Solution: For the AES 72 SR, AES 62 SR and AES 62 SL models: A version with higher mount is available. It ensures that the device swivels out of the drawer at increased height when extended and the carriage with the food is positioned higher than the worktop. The higher mount version is marked with an “–H” at the end of the device designation.

If the supplied accessories are not sufficient to bridge the difference in height between the support plate of the built-in food slicer and the worktop, a chipboard may be placed under the device for additional height.
 

 

ritter offers appropriate solutions for various installation situations in the kitchen. With the helpof the following overview you can find out how to integrate which built-in food slicer – if necessary with accessories - into your kitchen drawer:

Distance of bottom of drawer to top of worktop

applicable models

necessary accessories

Requirements Drawer inside dimension

up to160 mm

BFS 62 SR
BFS 62 SL
BFS72 SR

no

clear height > 75 mm
clear width > 344 mm

160 mm up to 165 mm

BFS 62 SR
BFS 62 SL
BFS 72 SR

base plate

clear height > 83 mm
clear width > 344 mm

165 mm up to 210 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

no

clear height > 75 mm
clear width > 392 mm

210 mm up to 218 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

base plate

clear height > 83 mm
clear width > 392 mm

218 mm up to 221,5 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

Base plate
1 Spacer plate

clear height > 84,5 mm
clear width > 392 mm

221,5 mm up to 223 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

Base plate
2 Spacer plate

clear height > 86 mm
clear width > 392 mm

223 mm up to 224,5 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

Base plate
3 Spacer plate

clear height > 87,5 mm
clear width > 392 mm

224,5 mm up to 226 mm

BFS 62 SR-H
BFS 62 SL-H
BFS 72 SR-H

Base plate
4 Spacer plate

clear height > 89 mm
clear width > 392 mm

 

Solution for the AES 52 S model: The unit can be underlaid with the base plates included in the scope of delivery. Please also observe the operating and installation instructions on the product page of the built-in food slicer AES 52 S.

By supporting the device, the clear height required for installation is also increased. Please refer to the following overview for the exact requirements for installation:

Distance of bottom of drawer to top of worktop necessary accessories Requirements Drawer inside dimension
up to 162 mm no clear height > 79 mm
clear width > 197 mm
162 mm up to 166 mm base plate clear height > 83 mm
clear width > 197 mm
166 mm up to 170 mm 2 base plate clear height > 87 mm
clear width > 197 mm
170 mm up to 174 mm 3 base plate clear height > 91 mm
clear width > 197 mm
174 mm up to 178 mm 4 base plate clear height > 95 mm
clear width > 197 mm

 

You have another installation problem that we were not able to solve on this page? Or you still have questions regarding the installation of our devices? Please contact us directly. Our installation experts are happy to give you advice, also by phone: +49 (8142) 440 16-60. We are looking forward to your call.