When to Replace: Induction Cooktops

When To Replace from Foodservice Equipment & Supplies

October 8, 2013

Induction Cooktops: An Overview

Induction cooktops are electrically-powered and create electromagnetic fields, which excite iron molecules in pans to generate heat. Here is a closer look at the types of induction units available today.

How to Know When to Replace an Induction Cooktop

An induction cooktop’s service life varies greatly, depending on its components and usage. Here are three signs that it is time to replace an induction cooktop.

Induction Cooktop Applications

Foodservice operators can use induction cooktops in place of traditional gas and electric ranges as well as burners. Here are a few ways operators from all industry segments are using induction cooktops.

Maintaining an Induction Cooktop

For optimal results and food safety, foodservice operators should keep induction cooktops clean and free from food debris. Here are three other important maintenance tips that will help extend the service life of an induction cooktop.

Spec Check: Induction Cooktops

Induction cooktops can be a suitable replacement for traditional ranges and burners for those foodservice operations that don’t have available gas. Here are five considerations foodservice operators should weigh when purchasing an induction cooktop.

Energy Efficiency and Induction Cooktops

Because no radiant heat is produced, induction cooktops do not affect atmospheric temperatures or raise air conditioning costs.

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