Heating blocks?

Rafael Maldonado rafamaldo at yahoo.com
Wed Jun 1 04:16:12 EST 2005

Duncan Clark wrote:
>>> We're after a heating block or equivalent to heat a pressure cooker up
>>> with. Temp control not really required, as long as it's hot enough to 
>>> boil
>>> the water in the cooker. Any cheap (UK) suppliers recommended?
>> I'd suggest going to the nearest appliance store and buying
>> a single burner electric stove. They run about $20-40 US.
> Very difficult to locate a single ring electric hob etc. here. Google 
> doesn't show anything that is single ring  and I can't recall ever 
> seeing one in the normal stores one would go to. I wonder if a camping 
> store would be a better bet?

Camping gas stoves are really useful. We began to use them in the lab 
after a gas break and we still have them for small procedures. 
CampingGaz or Coleman are the most known makers.


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