This part of IEC 60350 defines methods for measuring the performance of electric hobs for
Appliances covered by this document can be built-in or designed to be placed on a work surface.
The hob can also be a part of a cooking range.
This document defines the main performance characteristics of hobs which are of interest to
the user and specifies methods for measuring these characteristics.
This document does not specify a classification or ranking for performance.
NOTE 1 Some of the tests which are specified in this document are not considered to be reproducible since the
results can vary between laboratories. They are therefore intended for comparative testing purposes only.
NOTE 2 This document does not deal with safety requirements (IEC 60335-2-6 and IEC 60335-2-9).
NOTE 3 This document is also applicable for portable appliances with similar functionality that were previously
covered by the withdrawn IEC 61817.