An electric kettle is a household appliance used to heat and boil water. Today, it is in almost any kitchen. Electric kettle models are many, they differ in design and performance.
The first electric kettles appear at the end of the XIX century. Over time, the design has undergone changes, but the main purpose of the device has remained unchanged. And in the middle of the 20th century, Russell Hobbs introduced a fully automatic kettle. When boiling water, he turned off on his own.
Works modern electric kettle from a heating element with a capacity of 2 kW. It can be open (located at the bottom) or closed, isolated from water. Heating begins at the moment when the kettle with water on the base is plugged into the outlet, which can be done with a button on the case. When boiling water, the device automatically turns off.
The body of the kettle is made of materials through which the level of poured water is visible.Otherwise, the case has a transparent window. Capacity of devices from 1 to 3 liters. Pour water into the appliance to the appropriate mark - otherwise the kettle may burn. The same fate will befall the heating device, if you turn it on without water.