A hot plate is a small electric stove often used in food preparation, generally for small dishes in places where a full kitchen stove would not be convenient.
Hot plates are often used in laboratory settings to heat glassware. Some hotplates also contain a magnetic stirrer, allowing the heated liquid to be stirred simultaneously.
WIPO ASSIGNS PATENT TO NISSHINBO MECHATRONICS FOR "HOT PLATE FOR LAMINATING DEVICE AND LAMINATING DEVICE USING THE HOT PLATE" (AMERICAN INVENTORS)
Nov 08, 2011; GENEVA, Nov. 8 -- Publication No. WO/2011/136132 was published on Nov. 03. Title of the invention: "HOT PLATE FOR LAMINATING...