Many people today consider electric kettle the best option for boiling water. Boiling water can be used for many purposes including for making coffee, tea, soups and other food products. Electric kettles have been around for many years, however, its styling and designing has seen changes with the passage of time.
How electric tea kettles function
Electric kettles are usually made out of materials that are heat-resistant and are more durable such as copper, steel or even plastic and such similar materials. These tea pot do not require gas stoves for heating but operate through electricity and heat water through an element. These tea pots also feature an automatic shut off system, enabling the kettle to stop heating as soon as the water reaches its boiling point. This feature helps in preventing any sort of damage that can be caused to the kettle including heating of the element and spilling of the water.
With the advancement in technology, you can now purchase electric tea kettles that are corded as well as cordless. The former tea kettles are available with detachable IEC C16 and C15 connections. The popularity of cordless versions of these kettles increased in the late 1980s. These versions constitute two parts including a tea pot and its base which connects with the main outlet for electricity. Both of these parts have contacts with electricity which connects and supplies the power required by the kettle to boil water, when it is kept on the base.
Stove top Tea Kettles Vs Electric Kettles
• Even though stove top versions of tea kettles have been popular among tea lovers for quite a long time, electric versions of these kettles are also gaining immense popularity these days.
• Electric kettles feature auto shut off feature, which is considered better than the whistling sound as produced by the stove top models.
• The electric models offer an option to preset the boiling water temperature, which is not available with the stove top kettles.