Five bonded layers serve a specific purpose, creating a noticeable difference in cooking performance. Pan size etched on base for quick identification. Hand crafted in the USA with materials from the USA. 18/10 stainless-steel interior for foolproof browning and easy cleanup. Two aluminum layers, one to conduct and one to sustain heat. Patented stainless-steel core diffuses heat for consistent results. Magnetic stainless-steel exterior for durability and dishwasher-safe ease. Sloped sides simplify turning and stirring ingredients. Improved stay-cool stick handle with finger guard for balance and control. Rims are shaped to allow for dripless pouring.