## What is gas 5 in a fan oven?

Oven Temperature Conversion Table

Gas °F Fan
4 350 160
5 375 170
6 400 180
7 425 200

### What are the symbols on a fan oven?

Oven Symbols Guide

• Fan oven symbol. The standard setting for many electric fan-assisted ovens shows a fan, often inside a circle.
• CircoTherm® symbol.
• Circo-roasting/grill with fan symbol.
• Bottom heat symbol.
• Top and bottom heat symbol.
• Pizza symbol (fan with bottom heat)
• Slow cooking symbol.

What does Gas Mark 5 mean?

190C = 375F = Gas Mark 5. 200C = 400F = Gas Mark 6. 210C = 425F = Gas Mark 7. 220C = 450F = Gas Mark 8. 240C = 475F = Gas Mark 9.

What is 150 in a fan oven?

Conversion Chart

Celsius (fan-forced oven) Celsius (conventional oven) Fahrenheit
130° 150° 300°
140° 160° 325°
160° 180° 350°
170° 190° 375°

## Can a fan oven work without the fan?

It will not work with the fan removed, and infact could be dangerous as the element will overheat without air being pulled over it. The heating method is completely different to a normal oven. Yes they do tend to cook quicker if set at the same temperature as a normal oven.

### What is the highest gas mark?

Equivalents in Fahrenheit and Celsius

Gas mark degrees Fahrenheit degrees Celsius
1⁄4 225 107
1⁄2 250 121
1 275 135
2 300 149

How do you use a gas mark in the oven?

Just open the door and look inside to find a small piece of metal located right in the centre. Then, use a match or a lighter to ignite the device through the pilot light hole. A blue flame is then generated which indicates that the oven can now be used.

How much should I reduce cooking time for fan oven?

Fan assisted oven temperature adjustment For fan assisted ovens, use a setting of 20° Celsius (36° Fahrenheit) less than the ‘normal’ recipe calls for. Cooking times can probably be reduced by 10 minutes for every hour of cooking time.

## What does the fan symbol on an oven mean?

If your oven’s heat distribution is poor, you may have to move your trays around to get even cooking results. A fan symbol on its own, or with horizontal lines above and below it, shows that the fan is spreading heat from the upper and lower heating elements, rather than from the back.

### What’s the difference between gas mark and gas mark?

If you use a electric oven, just lower the temperature by 10 °C, ie. from 230 to 220 °C for the previous example. To find the equivalence between gas mark (gas mark) and other temperature units used in cooking like gas mark or even descriptions like low, slow, high or moderate temperature, you can also use the temperature conversion chart above.

What’s the difference between a Fahrenheit and a gas mark?

This tool converts between Gas Mark, Fahrenheit, Celsius, °C Electricity oven and °C Electricity fan-assisted oven. It is also possible to find the meaning of “moderately hot” or “hot” oven temperatures and the equivalent value in gas mark or degrees.

What does the Snowflake symbol on an oven mean?

Not all ovens have a defrost function, but if yours does, you’ll see it on the symbol that looks like a snowflake above a drop of water. In this mode, the oven fan is switched on but no heat is generated. The air circulation defrosts the food.