Induction Boil Dry Technology
- Why did the induction burner turn off?
- What happens if there is nothing in a pan, will the burner work?
- Will the Induction Cooktop turn off if the pan is too hot?
- If all water boils out of pan on an Induction Range burner, will it turn off?
Induction Cooktops, and Ranges cut power to individual burners if they reach a too high of a temperature.
- Once the burner is back to an acceptable temperature, power is restored to it.
- In a boil-dry situation, this protects the cookware and the cooktop.
- This also prevents a pan from getting hot enough to flash boil.
- The time to boil dry is dependent on the heat setting and pan size.
- The feature is calibrated off of pan temperatures. A boil dry will escalate pan temperatures to over 500°F for a short time.
- The safety feature of boil dry involves folding back power to the element when that 500°F temperature is reached. The unit does not shut down or give an indication of some issue; the power going to the element reduces to maintain that upper pan limit.
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