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Old 12-07-2015, 06:56 AM   #1
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Copper bottomed pots on ceramic glass hob?

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Can someone clear up this issue please?. I have bought a new Zanussi electric cooker with a glass ceramic hob. In the user manual it says "do not use copper bottomed pots or pans as these can mark the ceramic hob surface". BUT on many cookware websites including LAKELAND (uk) it says in the description of their copper pots "for use on ALL hobs (except induction)!. I am really confused and I only own copper bottomed pots and didn`t want to go to the expense of buying new pots...thanks!

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Old 12-07-2015, 07:14 AM   #2
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Do you care if the surface gets scratched or "marked up"? If you do then follow the manufacturers suggestion. I use cast iron on our glass top, even though it isn't recommended.

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Old 12-07-2015, 11:12 AM   #3
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Copper bottomed pots on ceramic glass hob?

Welcome to DC! I too use cast iron on my glasstop stove. I would imagine the caution for copper is for avoiding scratches. The trick is to not move the pans around on the surface to avoid scratching.
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Dawg is right, if you don't slide the pots around you can't scratch the glass.
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Old 12-08-2015, 10:57 AM   #5
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I've used all of my pans on my glass top ceramic over the last 6 years including cast iron and it still looks good. I do pay attention to not slide pans around excessively.
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