Vulcan 1048 Electric Countertop Cheesemelter 48"

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The Vulcan 1048 electric cheesemelter is equipped with rack-activated quartz heaters to deliver top performance and energy savings. It has the ability to be wall or counter-mounted, this is the perfect fit for any commercial kitchen design. Whether you want to melt cheese, toast bread or keep plates warm, the 1048 is there for you and your staff. It has instant "On", instant "Off" even heating due to the top quartz heaters.

Features & Benefits

  • Stainless steel top, inside, sides and fasteners
  • Top, sides and back are insulated with 1" of insulation
  • Solid state controls
  • Fan cooled electrical compartment
  • Inputs 4.2 KW
  • Master switch in the "On" position causes unit to idle at 25% heat
  • 100% power "On" results from placing product on the rack
  • Rack is adjustable to four positions
  • Clearance to the top from each rack position:/li>
    • Position 1 - 2"
    • Position 2 - 3-1/2"
    • Position 3 - 4-3/4"
    • Position 4 - 6"
  • Single "On-Off" switch with a red indicator light as well as right and left heater "On" switches and lights
  • Instant "On", instant "Off" even heating, top quartz heaters
  • Energy efficient snap in heaters for easy installation
  • Available in 208 or 240 volt, single phase
  • Field wiring connection on left side
  • 4" adjustable legs
  • One year limited parts and labor warranty on all components except heating elements. 90 day limited parts and labor warranty on heating elements.


  • Model: 1048
  • Total KW: 4.2
  • Nominal Amps: 208V - 20.2 / 240V - 17.5
  • Exterior Dimensions: 50"W x 17-1/8"D x 19-1/4"H
  • Interior Dimensions: 44"W x 14-1/4"D x 9-1/2"H
  • Rack Dimensions: 44" x 13-1/2"
  • Shipping Weight: 120 lbs