The GE PDWT500VBB featuresa 5-stage filtration with Piranha hard food disposer with 5 self-cleaning filters ensure clean dishes. A middle wash arm with powerful spray jets is focused specifically on silverware to providing a thorough cleaning of all utensils. These jets are an important part of the PureClean wash system with 5-stage filtration. Highly pressurized spray jets target the silverware area for improved cleaning. The DeepClean cycle helps to remove difficult soils – like eggs, oatmeal and rice – throughout the dishwasher and uses a Steam Prewash option. The top rack only cycle uses less water when you don't need to wash a whole load. Its ActiveVent Fan assist dry with heated option heats the air inside while a hidden fan circulates the warm air to help dry dishes. The 48 dBA sound level is a nearly silent two-pump system the cleans dirty dishes without disruption.