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Does Granite Rock Pan work on induction cooktops?

No, Granite Rock Pan does not work on an induction cooktop.

Granite Rock Pan
Granite Rock Pan cannot be used on induction cooktop.

Why can’t Granite Rock Pan be used on induction?

For a cookware to work on an induction plate, it should have a magnetic base that could conduct the electromagnetic radiations produced by the cooktop. To check whether the pan is induction friendly or not you can bring a piece of magnet (refrigerator magnet would do) near it. If it sticks to the pan, then your pan will work on induction cooktop otherwise it won’t. Granite rock pan is made of a high-grade aluminium alloy and does not have a magnetic bottom. Hence, you must not Granite Rock Pan on induction.

What damages may it cause?

Induction cooktops work by producing electromagnetic waves. Specially designed pans with magnetic bottoms utilize these electromagnetic radiations to heat up. Cookware like Granite Rock Pans that do not have magnetic bases cannot conduct the emissions as such they do not heat up, as a result, your induction cooktop might get damaged due to excessive heat production which is not used by the Granite Rock Pan.

Not every cookware is compatible with every cooktop. Some pans might work on every cooktop whether induction, gas or electric stoves while others may not. GraniteRock Pan can be used only on gas and electric stoves.

Bottom of an induction compatible pan.
A typical Induction compatible pan’s bottom. It has a metallic magnetic plate on the bottom that gets heated when induced by the magnetic field from the induction cooktop.
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