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## How long does it take to boil 1 cup of water in a 1000 watt microwave?

These are based on one cup of water. If you plan to boil more than one cup, you should expect boil time to be longer: 1,200 watts: 1.5 minutes. 1,000 watts: **2 minutes**.

## How many watts does a kettle use to boil?

In electric kettles the water is in direct contact with the heating element, there is no pot to heat and most kettles include an integrated lid. The electric kettle averaged around **1200 watts** and took 125 seconds to boil the water, which translates to 0.04 kilowatt-hours (kWh) of electricity consumed.

## How fast do electric kettles heat up?

According to Consumer Reports, it takes **roughly 4.5 minutes** to heat up water in a typical electric kettle.

## How long does a 3000w kettle take to boil?

If you’re boiling only (say) a quarter of a liter of water, you need only a quarter as much energy—say 100,000 joules. And if you’re supplying that energy with a 3000 watt element, do the math and you’ll find you can do it in **about 30 seconds** instead of 2.5 minutes.

## Does full kettle take longer to boil?

**The time is proportional to the mass of water**, so if you double the mass of water you double the time needed to boil it.

## What temperature water boils?

A liquid at high pressure has a higher boiling point than when that liquid is at atmospheric pressure. For example, water boils at 100 °C (212 °F) at sea level, but at 93.4 °C (200.1 °F) at 1,905 metres (6,250 ft) altitude. For a given pressure, different liquids will boil at different temperatures.

## Can I microwave water to boil?

Boiling water in the **microwave is convenient and safe**. The method is best used when heating small quantities of water, as microwaves can distribute heat unevenly. According to current research, no negative health effects are associated with boiling water in the microwave.

## What size generator do I need to boil a kettle?

Choosing the right Generator for your needs

Appliance | Watts |
---|---|

12″ Grinder | 2500w |

Kettle | |

Fan Heater | 3000w |

Hammer/Breaker |

## How many watts do you need to boil water?

The specific heat capacity is in the equation. If it takes 1 min to boil the water, it will take **1600 watt hours** or 1.6 kilo watt hours.

## How many watts does a kettle use per hour?

How many watts do appliances use?

Appliance Device | Min | Min |
---|---|---|

Electric Kettle | 1000 |
20 |

Electric Shaver | 15 | 800 |

Fridge Freezer | 80 | 70 |

Hair dryer | 1000 | 230 |