Glen Kitchen Chimney Gl 6054 SS Kitchen Chimney
A chimney plays a key role in keeping your kitchen clean and grime-free. It prevents oil droplets released during cooking from clinging to walls, ceilings, floors, shelves, cabinets and appliances. It sucks up cooking smoke as soon as it rises out of the vessels and speedily routes it out of the kitchen.
In this segment we want to introduce you to a high-efficiency hooded kitchen chimney by Glen. It is the Glen Gl 6054 SS and it is one of the best stainless steel chimneys for Indian cooking. It is engineered with a pair of baffle filters for reducing grease. It has a suction rate of 1250 m3/h and a durable motor with a flame retardant plastic housing.
Let us do a deep-dive into the design, features and technology of the chimney.
Technology And Design
The Glen Gl 6054 SS is a stainless steel chimney with a 60-cm hood. It is a wall-mounted chimney with a rectangular canopy that spans over the hobtop covering it fully. It draws in all the moisture and oil produced during frying and sautéing, and helps you cook in a smoke-free environment. The chimney has an airflow rate of 1250 m3/h. It is powerful enough to quickly ventilate large quantities of cooking fumes.
The appliance has a motor with a power consumption of 180 watts. It is a pure copper winding Italian motor and it generates enormous suction. It has Thermal Overload Protection which turns off the motor in case of overloading and overheating. It keeps the motor from burning out and ensures a longer snag-free operational life. In addition, the motor housing and the fan are made from superior flame retardant plastic for added safety.
The Gl 6054 SS traps solid and liquid particles with the help of two baffle filters. The filters are made of stainless steel and have multiple curved layers that channel the incoming air along a zig-zag path.
As the air maneuvers through the filter panel, it cuts and chops in sudden movements which results in the separation of the smoke and steam from the oil and food particles. The smoke and steam are let out through the ducts into the outside environment while the oil and solids are retained in the filter panel.
The accumulated debris can be washed off with hot water and dishwashing soap. Depending on the usage, you can clean the filter once every 3 or 4 months. Remove the panels from the hood and soak it in hot water to soften the grime. Then scrub gently with soap or detergent and leave it out to dry. Fix it back into the hood only when it is fully dry.
Baffle filters are best suited for oil-heavy cooking. They are excellent at removing smoke thrown up during ‘tadka’ and ‘chownk’ methods of cooking which are characteristic of Indian cooking. Also, baffle filters last a lifetime. They can be washed and reused any number of times.
The Glen chimney has a smart minimalistic design. It has a matt finish steel exterior that matches modern kitchen designs. It has a smooth surface which is easy to clean. Just wipe it with a wet cloth to remove dirt and it’ll sparkle like new. The chimney frame is 600 mm wide, 500 mm deep and 780 mm high. It whole appliance weighs 9 kg.
A pair of LED lamps has been incorporated into the hood for lighting up the stove area. They each have a power of 1.5 watts. They brighten up the place and make cooking more convenient.
The chimney has variable suction speed. It can be regulated between 3 levels: low, medium and high. The front edge of the chimney has push buttons. They are easy to reach and operate. There are three buttons for airflow speed, one for power and one for the light. Rated voltage of the product is 220 to 240 volts, 50 Hz.
The Glen Gl 6054 SS comes with lifetime warranty. So in case you experience any problem, which is highly unlikely, you can get in touch with the company and they’ll get it fixed.
Key Features :
- 180-watt hooded wall-mounted kitchen chimney.
- 2 stainless steel baffle filters, 100% copper-winding Italian motor with Thermal Overload Protection.
- 1250 m3/h airflow rate, size 60 cm, suitable for Indian cooking, 2 LED lamps, push buttons.
- Motor housing and fan made from flame retardant plastic, lifetime warranty.