Asked by: Maeve Mogilyukasked in category: General Last Updated: 11th May, 2020
Should an induction hob make a noise?
In this way, why does my induction hob make a noise?
High Heat Setting On Induction Hob And Buzzing Noise With most cookware the induction hob may produce a strange buzzing sound. Mostly, this sound is due to a perfectly normal process called “magnetostriction”; when the fluctuating magnetic field causes the cookware to change shape too quickly.
Similarly, are induction hobs dangerous? Induction hobs are practical, energy-saving and are are replacing the conventional electric stove or gas cooker all over the world. But they have a serious drawback: the magnetic field generated by the cooking is harmful to health, which is why even the authorities counsel caution.
Herein, should an induction hob pulse?
Firstly, there shouldn't be any 'pulsing' evident. The heat should be quick, even and constant - it's more like using gas than using an electric cooker. Secondly, you shouldn't be getting an audible 'click' from the hob - a slight buzzing from the pans perhaps, but nothing audible from the innards of the hob itself.
How long do induction cooktops last?
Commercial units designed to last for 30,000 hours have a typical lifespan of up to eight years, the equivalent of cooking 10 hours a day over the lifetime of the stove. When buying an induction cooktop, ask about the expected hours and lifespan of the unit in conjunction with the unit's warranty.