Using an Aluminum Espresso Maker on a Ceramic Stovetop

I just got an aluminum stove top espresso maker. In the instructions it says that it cannot be used on a ceramic glass stove. What will happen if I use it on a glass top stove?

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By andrew from JHB, SA

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September 26, 20090 found this helpful

It's my understanding between the heat and the potential for moisture that it can cause a suctioning that will cause the cook top to implode.

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September 26, 20090 found this helpful

Well I used my aluminum espresso maker on a glass top stove the one I have didn't come with instructions not to do so but I got coffee not espresso I was disappointed.

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September 26, 20090 found this helpful

I hope the place where you purchased it will take it back and return your money. I wouldn't risk using it. I am curious if this info was on the outside of the box?

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If not, you have very good grounds (no pun intended) to force the store to take it back because no caution/warning on the packaging!

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September 26, 20090 found this helpful

Glass breaks at a certain temp. If they tell you not to, you really shouldn't. You'll void both warranties if you do.

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September 28, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks for the replies. I did not try using it on the glass. got the gas camping stove out and use it on that.

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September 28, 20090 found this helpful

Thanks for letting us know you didn't try it and found a solution, Andrew :-)

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