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CI Induction Cooktop Bridge Element

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  • CI Induction Cooktop Bridge Element
  • How does the Bridge Element function on a CI Induction Cooktop?
  • Is the Bridge Element a separate element on the CI Induction Cooktop?

Answer:

The bridge element on the CI Induction Cooktop manipulates the heat to the pan from the generator coils.

  • The bridge itself is not a separate element.
  • The existing elements are heating the entire pan when using the bridge.
  • The bridge allows even heat distribution.
  • On 36" models there is a small dead zone in the center of the 4 burners when all bridges are in use.
  • If using a set on griddle on a 36" model, ensure the griddle covers all 4 burners. A flat cast iron griddle is recommended.
  • Multiple pans may be used, but each burner must be covered by a pan. If one burner is not covered, the bridge element may turn off.
  • The CI15T/S 15" Cooktop does not feature a bridge.

See the Induction Cooktop Use & Care Guide for further information.

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