By B15MiLl4hcodingcolor. Cookware. At Thursday, October 18th 2018, 10:19:01 AM.
Different materials such as cast iron, stainless steel, copper, carbon steel, aluminium etc. are used for the manufacturing of cookware. Every metal has its own advantages and disadvantages. Aluminium has good thermal conductivity but less than that of copper. Whereas, cast iron can withstand high temperatures but provides slow heating.
These type of cookware have encapsulated base of aluminum or copper, some, such as the Cuisinart MultiClad Pro have the encapsulation all the way up the sides of the pots and pans. This extra thick heavy gauge base gives the stainless cookware its distinctive quick heating, and even heat distribution and retention features, thus eliminating hot spots. Low to medium heat is enough to cook up a delicious meal, saving much time and energy costs in the long-term. Quick and even heating are essential features of a good cookware.
Different varieties of cookware are available today to match various types of functional applications. The cost and the performance of any cookware product vary according to its material. If the thermal conductivity of the material is high, the food will cook faster. Hence, the price of such cookware is higher.