Some flat beaters and dough hooks have a white coating that allows them to be washed in the dishwasher.
- Underneath the white coating is a burnished aluminum beater.
- The flat beater can become chipped for several reasons.
Bottom of beater chipping
If the bottom of your flat beater is chipping, it's possible that your beater is too low and it is hitting the bottom of the bowl and needs to be raised.
Your mixer is adjusted for optimum mixing at the factory, but through time and use it can change, and it should be readjusted.
CLICK HERE for information on how to adjust the beater to bowl clearance.
Top of beater chipping
It important to take care when attaching and removing the flat beater on the beater shaft.
Using excessive force can cause chipping in that area.
Make sure to locate and align the "keyhole" on the bottom of the beater with the notch on the beater shaft when attaching prior to twisting in place.