Whether you keep it in the kitchen or take it along for a catering application, the Nemco - 6310-1 - 120V Single Burner Hot Plate really comes in handy. With six position temperatures control, you can create the ideal cooking conditions, with heat being evenly distributed across the surface of the solid cast iron burners. With these burners spills and debris don’t fall inside and leave behind a big mess. The Nemco 120V Single Burner Hot Plate (6310-1) offers stainless steel construction as well as adjustable feet so that you can determine the height that is best for you and your kitchen.
This will boil. I would say it's no different than using a regular cook top.