Kettle FAQs:

Q: Is a kettle a metal vessel?

A: Yes, and with a flat bottom, used to heat water on a stovetop or hob.

Q: Were kettles introduced as an alternative to stove top kettles in the latter part of the 19th century?

A: Yes.

Q: Is a kettle a long slim metal cooking vessel with a tight fitting lid to enable cooking of whole large fish such as salmon?

A: Yes.

Q: Were kettles quite primitive as the heating element couldn't be immersed in the water?

A: Yes.

Q: Are kettles commonly used to boil water without the necessity of a stove top?

A: Yes.

Q: Was a kettle used to house the electric heating element?

A: Yes.

Q: Are kettles typically made with stainless steel?

A: Yes, but can also be made from copper or other materials.

Q: Is a kettle upwards 10 A?

A: Yes, and which is a sizeable proportion of the current available for a typical home: the main fuse of most homes varies between 20 and 40A.