Miele G600 Dishwasher User Manual

Technical Information
G600 & G800 Electronic Dishwashers
4.17 Water Softener
The Water Softener consists of 2 compartments - a Salt Container and
an Ion Chamber. In addition it also has a mechanical Non-Return
Valve, a Solenoid Valve and a Reed Switch / Magnetic Float Switch.
1 Reed switch B8/2 - salt level float switch
2 Salt container
3 Water exit
4 Ion exchanger
5 Mains water intake on underside
6 Solenoid valve Y38/1 - Softener
7 Intake for water for reactivation from reservoir in water mixer
Figure 4-14: Water Softener
Incoming water flows through the Intake Assembly and into the Ion
Exchanger. When the water flows through the Softener, the calcium
and magnesium ions are exchanged for sodium ions which soften the
water. The softened water flows into the cabinet via a port in the Sump.