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Vollrath Induction Hobs
Were it but the pitifullest infintesimal fraction
of a product, produce it in God's name!
'Tis the utmost thou hast in thee: out with it, then."
General Vollrath Information
Vollrath is a well-established wholly "commercial" induction-units maker. A while back, they bought up Luxine, an independent induction manufacturing company that had been the maker of their induction units, and so are now a wholly self-contained maker of induction products (plus Luxine continues to supply some other makers as well).
Vollrath now has a great variety not just of individual models, but even of whole lines of model. Those are (even excluding "international" models not for use in the U.S.):
Cayenne® Heavy-Duty Induction Hot Plates
Commercial Series Induction Ranges
Induction Fajita Skillet Heaters
Mirage® Cadet Induction Ranges
Mirage® Pro Induction Ranges
Professional Series Induction Ranges
Ultra Series Induction Ranges
Induction Buffet Table
Chafers (round & square)
Vollrath Induction-Unit Data
As always in these listings, we give these standard general—
Important notes on these data:
We have spent a lot of time hunting these data--often in several places for each individual unit--but we cannot and do not guarantee any datum to be correct (indeed, we often found conflicting data at
different sources). Caveat emptor!
For those units we offer for sale, the prices shown are never over a day old. For other items, the prices shown are the lowest we found with moderate but not fanatic searching; moreover, they are not updated very often
and are only intended as a rough guide to comparative unit values in cost/power terms.
Most "Features" are not terribly important, and are nearly standard among roughly similar units, regardless of brand name. If some "feature"--shown or omitted--is especially important to you, check on it, because we
did not take great pains over the "Features" data.
Dimensions given here are, as the makers themselves warn, only to be used as guidelines in planning--never do anything (such as cutting a countertop) till you have your actual unit to hand.
A very important unit datum is the "MaxPower" value. Many units show individual-element powers that add up to impressive totals that the unit cannot really supply. That is not a defect or some form
of cheating: it is "power sharing", a clever and useful feature; but, unless the maker is unusually open about data, one can
easily be misled into believeing that the unit as a whole is more powerful than it is. Your dollars are buying cooking power, and you need to be well aware of just what you are paying for in actual cost/power terms for
the unit as a whole.
Similar to power sharing (though less flexible) is the "power boost" feature many units have on some or all of their
elements. (That feature allows a "boosted" element to temporarily, for some short period--rarely specified, but typically 10 minutes or so--run at some set level well over its nominal power, to help with tasks like getting
large pots of water to boiling.) As with true power sharing, if one is not careful, one can get an incorrect impression of the true total power capability of the unit as a whole, which, as we just said, is basically what your
dollars are buying.
(For much fuller information on power, read our page Kitchen Electricity 101.)
Till we get time to properly sort out and record the extensive Vollrath line, here are links to the appropriate pages on Vollrath's own site:
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