The Swiss Diamond HD 8.5 qt Stock Pot with Lid is perfect for cooking stocks, soups, pasta, or for braises. The body is made out of pressure cast aluminum that will never warp, and its handle features an ergonomic stay-cool design that is non-riveted for protection against bacteria. Its pressure cast aluminum body features an extra-thick and flat base that functions as an amazing heat conductor. It makes for a balanced heat distribution that guarantees no hotspots, which prevents burning. The lid uses tempered, vented glass for see-through convenience. Its HD coating is composed of diamond crystal composites that make for an extremely durable, tough, and hard non-stick surface. Don't worry about having to use additional oils or fats--making this pan healthier, as well as energy efficient since you don't have to use high heat. For an ideal stock pot that will satisfy all your needs, look no further than the Swiss Diamond HD 8.5 qt Stock Pot with Lid. Dishwasher safe yet hand wash recommended. Oven safe up to 500°F. Lifetime warranty. Made in Switzerland. Swiss Diamond 6128.
Founded in 1974, Swiss Diamond International Sarl is a private company located in the Swiss Alps. Using the demand for more efficient and improved non-stick cookware as inspiration, Swiss Diamond engineered an innovative type of non-stick coating that utilizes real diamond crystals--which is the hardest material known--and they patented the technology. In 2006, the company sought to improve their revolutionary technology and spent four years researching and testing. In 2010, Swiss Diamond released their advanced HD coating line, which features a 30% overhaul. All current products are manufactured using the new HD coating.
The Swiss Diamond HD coating is its new and improved advanced technology that is reinforced with real diamond crystals. This coating develops a ground-breaking non-stick surface that allows you to cook without any additional oils. The HD line is easy to clean and maintain, and it is guaranteed to last a lifetime. PFOA-free, the Swiss Diamond HD line is best suited for any ceramic, gas, or electric heat source. The line features the patented diamond crystal-infused coating. This technology came to exist because: diamonds are extremely durable, giving the coating more resistance; diamonds function better as a heat conductor since it is four times more conductive than copper and creates a perfectly balanced heat distribution; and diamonds have natural non-stick properties.
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Swiss Diamond nonstick pans require care to help them last a lifetime. To keep the pan’s unsurpassed non stick properties, continue to take special care.
Low to medium heat
Never cook with high heat. This causes damage to the cooking surface. Preheat your pan on a medium high heat for 2 to 3 minutes before adding your food.
Swiss Diamond nonstick pans contain small diamond pieces within the surface, allowing you to use little to no oil. If you do use oil, use a high temperature cooking oil such as sunflower, avocado, etc. It is not recommended to use olive oil or butter. Never use a non stick spray.
Never use metal utensils when cooking on a nonstick pan. Silicone and wooden tools are best. Never cut food within the pan. If you’re using an immersion blender, make sure it never touches the sides or bottom of the pan.
Swiss Diamond Cookware is oven safe up to 500 degrees Fahrenheit (260 degrees Celsius). Always use pot holders when picking up the pan as the handles will get extremely hot and will cause harm.
Always clean Swiss Diamond pans with hot soapy water after each use. Do not use an abrasive brush as this can ruin the nonstick surface. Swiss Diamond cookware is dishwasher safe, but we recommend washing by hand. Make sure to thoroughly the pan to prevent harmful bacteria growth.
When stacking pans, be sure to place paper towels in between each pan to prevent scratches.
Lid Use and Care
Heat tempered glass offers a lid that is 4x stronger than untreated glass.
Adjustable steam vent allows you to release or contain moisture.
Stainless steel rim traps moisture inside the pan.
Oven safe up to 500 degrees F/260 Degrees C.
Dishwasher safe, but hand wash is recommended.
Swiss Diamond warrants to the original owner of the cookware that is is free of defects in materials and workmanship for the lifetime of the product. This warranty does not cover glass lids or handles. The warranty does not apply if Swiss Diamond's Use and Care Instructions are not followed. The warranty does not cover damage or destruction caused by misuse, abuse, accident, overheating, alterations or commercial use. The warranty does not cover stains, discoloration, food odor, scratch marks or dents.