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What is a ceramic cook top?

What Is A Ceramic Cooktop? Ceramic cooktops are smoothtop appliances that feature coiled metal heating elements under tempered ceramic glass. When cooking, these elements are electronically heated and transfer their heat to the selected zone, or “burner,” on your cooktop.

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In respect to this, is a ceramic cooktop the same as a glass cooktop?

A ceramic-glass blend cooktop is between 50 percent and 95 percent crystalline. Although they may be called by different brand names, all flat-top cook stoves are made of a glass-ceramic blend rather than being all-ceramic or all-glass. Each appliance company has a trademarked name for its brand of glass-ceramic.

Furthermore, do ceramic cooktops need special cookware? No special type of cookware is needed for the actual heating process -- but the ceramic top requires some consideration due to the potential for scratching or stains. Stainless steel, titanium, aluminum and copper-bottomed pans are all acceptable.

Secondly, how does a ceramic cooktop work?

Beneath the glass-ceramic surface, electrical current flows through a unique metal coil. Electrical resistance heats to generate a hot glowing metal coil that transfers its heat through the glass-ceramic via infrared energy and to the glass-ceramic via convective heat.

Are ceramic stove tops good?

Two of the biggest advantages of ceramic cooktops are added counter space and the ease with which they can be cleaned. Ceramic cooktops are easily scratched, though, so you would not want to use them for food preparation, but they can be used for placing foods to be served in their serving dishes and bowls.

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