The rectangular cast iron plate that makes up this heavy duty hot plate is installed on top of an MS body. A powerful heating element is enclosed by the top plate. The top surface can reach a maximum temperature of 350 degree C. A three position rotary switch and energy controller manage the temperature. includes clamps and support rods. This item has a 1.2 Kw, 1.6 kW rating and measures 30 x 25 cm (12 x 10Inch), 40 x 25 cm (16 x 10 inch), and 45 x 30 cm (18 x 12 inch).