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1. (WO2018077548) INDUCTION HOB AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN INDUCTION HOB

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/077548    International Application No.:    PCT/EP2017/074001
Publication Date: Fri May 04 01:59:59 CEST 2018 International Filing Date: Sat Sep 23 01:59:59 CEST 2017
IPC: H05B 6/12
H05B 6/06
Applicants: ELECTROLUX APPLIANCES AKTIEBOLAG
Inventors: HOFFMANN, Harald
HOLZINGER, Jochen
KLEIN, Gerhard
Title: INDUCTION HOB AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN INDUCTION HOB
Abstract:
The invention relates to an induction hob comprising: a hob plate ( 2 ); two or more induction coils (3) arranged below the hob plate in order to form heating zones (4) at the hob plate (2); one or more pot detection sensors (5), the pot detection sensors (5) being at least partially placed between a pair of adjacent induction coils (3); wherein the pot detection sensor (5) is a strip-shaped sensor extending in a space between said pair of adjacent induction coils (3) and the pot detection sensor (5) is coupled with an evaluation unit (8) adapted to determine information regarding the coverage of the pot detection sensor (5).