The cooker hob is certainly one of the most used appliances in the kitchen, important for food preparation according to the preferred cooking point. Whether it is with two burners, traditional with four, five or even with more areas, the choice of the top depends on the space available and family needs. Cooker hobs are not all the same: they have differences in design and operation (gas, electric, induction). At the time of purchase, the intended use must be considered, evaluating the different options 60, 80 or 90cm and aiming not only at steel but also at materials such as glass or glass ceramic.Gas, electric or induction: a question of opportunity
Simple to use and with a more traditional setting, the gas hob allows the use of any type of pot it rests on stainless steel platforms, but not only. You can also choose models with coloured finishes. Very particular are those in which the burners are placed on tempered glass or glass ceramic surfaces. In these hobs the ignition of the flame takes place with an electric control. Everything is under control and there are no risks thanks to the provision of locking systems that guarantee safety, avoiding gas leaks. The electric hob is used in the most modern kitchens and is easy to install since there is no need for a gas connection. Given the simplicity of placement, it can also be used in island kitchens or in outdoor spaces. The induction hob is finding more and more space in modern kitchen projects. It works thanks to positioned coils under the glass of the appliance and produces heat through the activation of a magnetic field. Cooking times are short because the pots suitable for these burners completely absorb the heat emitted without dispersion. The clean design of this cooker hob is accompanied by integrated hoods, which make the kitchen an increasingly futuristic room. In the face of cooking needs, there are also combined hobs: with gas burners and induction zones, functional and with the added value of a refined design. The burners in the restaurants are characterized by professional hobs, designed to provide high performance and able to facilitate the chef's work. Products that must necessarily be resistant and reliable.Fires on sight
Regardless of the type of cooker hob chosen, the hob can be in glass, glass ceramic, steel or fragranite, a material the latter made up of resins and granite that are liked for its characteristic dark colour or for the possibility of having it in shades ranging from white to sand. The latest trends also feature hobs in scratch-resistant brushed steel, specially treated to ensure extremely high wear resistance. Even for these models linearity and quality of raw materials. Minimal and modern aesthetics, exposed burners, and high performance for the Falmec, Elica and Schock kitchen hobs, which play a leading role in every kitchen contributing to the design of this environment.