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Why Would the Pressure Cooker Explode?

As a kitchen necessity, a stainless steel pressure cooker can cook food quickly, thus saving time and fuel. However, if used improperly, it may even cause an explosion. So, what is the cause of the pressure cooker's explosion?

People may not have seriously thought about the cause of the stainless steel pressure cooker's explosion. Generally, when the pressure cooker is used at home, food is directly put in the cooker and then people may be occupied with other household duties. Few people will attend to it. So, if there is an explosion, they will be confused and blindly refuse the pressure cooker.

In fact, following are three reasons for the unexplained explosion of the stainless steel pressure cooker. Let's take a look.

(1)The pressure cooker vent valve is blocked, causing excessive pressure;

(2)Excessive food in the cooker;

(3)The pot is aging and deteriorated due to long service life;

Then how to prevent the pressure cooker from exploding?

Improper use of the stainless steel pressure cooker is very dangerous. Because the pressure cooker explodes with serious consequences. In order to protect the safety of yourself and your family, please pay attention to the following notes when using the pressure cooker:

(1) Carefully check whether the valve hole of the pot cover is unblocked and the safety valve intact before use.

(2) Food in cooker should not exceed 4/5 of the pot capacity. After putting on the lid, turn it into the groove line, with upper and lower handles overlap. When cooking, the upper pressure valve shall be pressed after steam starts to be discharged from the air hole.

(3) When the temperature is increased until the pressure limiting valve emitting a loud hissing noise, the pot should be cooled immediately.

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