This Teka brand hood offers a practical and attractive telescopic design, with two filters capable of absorbing and containing grease, dirt and impurities from the air while we cook. Likewise, both are made of aluminum and their structure is made of stainless steel for greater resistance.
The efficiency of this model is class E, so it has a high energy consumption when compared to other similar extractor hoods. However, these types of devices are indicated to be used for limited periods of time.
It incorporates two halogen lights, indicated to illuminate the kitchen late at night. In addition, the ventilation system can work at two speeds depending on the intensity and speed with which you want to dissipate odors in your kitchen.
Main Features Explained
It is one of the best extractor hoods according to the opinions of some users, since it works properly in domestic kitchens, especially for the purification and extraction of vapors and fumes that generally come from foods with a lot of fat. Similarly, you can slide the upper assembly to achieve a larger surface area for collecting odors.
Its design allows it to capture air from any angle, avoiding the gases produced by high temperatures in the kitchen, as well as the absorption of smoke and bad odours. For this reason, it is a good choice for use inside single-spaced apartments.
It incorporates 2 filters to avoid dirt in the hood, in this way it will always be clean, these elements are capable of absorbing 98% of the fat effectively, which allows you to enjoy a kitchen in optimal cleaning conditions. For greater practicality, the filters on the cooking zone can be removed very easily, which allows them to be cleaned and maintained in the dishwasher.
The metal dirt filters are made of aluminum, while the front is made of stainless steel with a removable and replaceable design. Also, it is interesting to know that the surface of this extractor hood has an attractive black color, but you can get it in its silver presentation that preserves the color of stainless steel, in this way, it is possible to combine it according to the decoration of your kitchen and the colors of other appliances.
It has a height of 184 mm, a width of 600 mm and a depth of 288 mm, however, when you slide the additional filter tray, the hood can reach 413 mm in depth, so it is advisable to take these measurements into account. when placing it in the space you have available on the kitchen.
Its engine incorporates two turbines capable of extracting gases from the air using a conventional method. Likewise, its absorption capacity at the low level is 233 m3/h, while at its maximum power it is 332 m3/h. This is possible thanks to the 175 W of motor power.
It is important to take into account that this extractor hood is not designed to be left on all day, on the contrary, it is necessary to use it specifically during the preparation of recipes, since this extends its useful life and also reduces the effect on the electricity bill. However, it is good value for money, since it does not cost too much money and provides a correct performance.
In this sense, it has an energy class E classification, because the fan and the light are at consumption level F, which has a significant impact on the electrical assembly. However, this is a common level in devices of this type, since they are for occasional use. The manufacturer indicates that this is a product designed for domestic use, not for commercial premises or restaurants.
Similarly, it is one of the quietest extractor hoods compared to other similar models, since it only produces 56 dBA of noise at low power and 65 dBA at highest power, very similar to the noise produced by two people talking or in a small office during working hours, so in neither case is it harmful to hearing.
Its control panel is made up of simple-to-use mechanical controls, included on the left side of the hood. In the case of speed, the switch offers two levels and the off position, to select the intensity of absorption of the turbines according to the amount of heat, fat, smoke or odors from cooking.
On the other hand, it offers a lighting system made up of 2 halogen lamps, manufactured with the use of a quartz compound that incorporates halogen and provides the same benefits as incandescent lamps, which is functional so as not to attract attention during daylight hours. evening.
Similarly, one of the main characteristics of this type of Teka lamps is that they are capable of withstanding a large amount of heat, thus offering you resistance to the high temperatures that can be produced in your kitchen, offering greater durability.
The light can be adjusted in 2 options through an operation switch to turn it on or turn it off, to the right and left respectively. Similarly, the nominal power of the lighting system corresponds to 12 W, this is important in case of replacing light bulbs.
As if that were not enough, it has the possibility of working in air recirculation, in this way the hood can humidify, refresh and purify the air to a certain level while it is extracting it, so it has a double function for greater versatility.
In this sense, it has two areas specially designed to incorporate active carbon filters, which are very easy to find systems, normally used in the purification of water in buildings and houses, as well as to absorb chemicals, toxins, dust and waste in the air, in this way, you will be able to obtain a space that is freer of contaminating agents, reducing the chances of spreading diseases.