The Pros And Cons Of Using An Induction Hob

More and more Singapore homes are becoming fitted with induction hobs, instead of the traditional gas or electric stovetops. Unlike these two, induction hobs don’t produce heat until a cooking pan of a suitable material is placed on the cooktop. 

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So how does it work? Below the glass surface of the hob is an electromagnetic coil of metal that produces a magnetic field when you switch on the power supply to the hob. This magnetic field does not produce heat, until it penetrates the metal of the cooking pan placed above it, and the moving magnetic field produces a current and heat energy which is then used for cooking.

Here’s your quick 101 to the pros and cons of owning an induction hob: