Most standard pots and pans will work on an induction cooking surface. Induction heating requires the use of a metal pan with a high ferrous metal content. Iron and stainless steel have the highest rate of success and typically transfer heat the fastest.Know More
To determine whether or not a cooking implement has a high ferrous metal content, take a magnet and place it against the bottom of the pan. If it sticks, then the odds are very good that the pan will be compatible with an induction hob.
Pots and pans made entirely of copper or aluminum will not work on an induction surface due to their properties of conductivity. If they are mixed with another metal, then they will work on induction cookers, albeit less effectively than pots and pans made from other metals.Learn more about Ovens & Ranges
An induction hot plate works by using an electromagnetic field to create heat in a cooking vessel. Heat from the vessel is then transferred to the contents to be cooked.Full Answer >
LG induction cooktops work by creating an electromagnetic field that acts through steel cookware. The electrical resistance of the material to the field heats up only the pot or pan, leaving the cooktop surface cool.Full Answer >
Induction cooking is a method of cooking that heats a cooking container through electrical induction, rather than the traditional thermal conduction produced by a gas or electric stove. Induction cooking requires an induction cooktop and a cooking container made of a ferromagnetic metal such stainless steel or cast iron.Full Answer >
An induction range replaces a conventional range's electric or gas burner elements with elements containing a powerful, high-frequency electromagnet. When turned on, the electromagnet creates an electromagnetic field that sets up a circulating electric current in an iron or steel cooking vessel, generating heat in the vessel to cook food.Full Answer >