It is also patterned to define the heating zone and this model can safely accommodate a number of smaller containers around the edge of the heated area for gentle simmering. A warning indicator shows when the plate is being heated and another for safety flashes when the tile exceeds 55°C. Ceramic heating has the benefit of rapid warm up times when compared with steel or aluminium mass heating surfaces.
Stirring can be precisely controlled using preset stirring speeds from 100 to 1200rpm using an optical feedback system. Also the product has the added advantage of smooth startup or changes in speed ensuring that the follower gradually increases or decreases its mixing speed without any delatching problems. The unit is supplied with PTFE stirring rods. The unit has a low profile case designed to ensure spilages do not affect its opration. The casing is produced from a casting ensuring a long and robust life.
Models available in the range
CHS-1E Electronic Ceramic Hotplate Stirrer 210 x 210mm 230V