All-Clad 59915 stainless steel all-purpose steamer with lid is not complete steamer. It’s a steamer insert and requires circular cooking pot or pan with 6 inch and 8 inch diameter.
All-Clad stainless steel all-purpose steamer insert with lid features.
- Steams poultry, seafood and vegetables.
- Durable 18/10 heavy gauge stainless steel construction polished to mirror finish.
- Steamer insert fits 6 and 8 inch diameter pots.
- Riveted sturdy loop shaped handles.
- Stainless steel 8 inch lid polished to mirror finish.
- Dishwasher safe.
- Lifetime warranty.
All-Clad stainless steel all-purpose steamer insert with lid construction
The numbers 18/10 in stainless steel refer to 18 % of chromium content and 10 % of nickel content. Chromium is hard, corrosion and stain resistant metal. Nickel improves corrosion, stain and rust resistance and gives to stainless steel beautiful silver shine. 18/10 All Clad stainless steel polished to mirror finish all purpose food steamer insert with lid will look and shine like new even after many years of use.
Comparing to All Clad thick ply pots and pans All Clad 18/10 stainless steel all purpose steamer insert with lid is lighter and thinner and the reason why is that All Clad is well known company that manufactures ply cookware. All Clad ply pots and pans consist of a few metal layers bonded together to provide even heating when placed on burner or other heating surface and induction compatibility.
Steamer insert is designed to sit on top of the pot and steam food. It will not contact burner or other heating surfaces. It’s constructed of 18/10 stainless steel. Insert and lid are dishwasher safe.
All-Clad 59915 polished stainless steel all-purpose steamer insert with lid is more expensive than Circulon 70135 stainless steel universal steamer insert with glass lid that works with almost any circular 2-3-4 quart capacity pots due to it’s tapered shape.