How low (in temperature) will a typical induction heater go?
July 25, 2010 10:16 PM Subscribe
How suitable is an induction-type hot plate for keeping a liquid stable at a low
temperature (target is 70C.)?
posted by woodblock100 to Home & Garden (26 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
The ones I've looked at in local shops have pre-sets with various target temperatures built in, but none of these read below 150 degrees. I called the Panasonic rep to see what they had to say, and the answer was "The lowest setting [on the particular unit I was asking about] is 75 watts." They couldn't tell me what that would work out to be in actual temperature ...
Any thoughts on this? I'm making glue sizing for treating paper, and I've been told by those in the know that letting the temperature of the mixture rise above 70 degrees will weaken it too much.