Stainless steel has a range of benefits that makes it the perfect choice for your kettles and coffee brewers. It’s a very durable material resists corrosion and daily wear and tear. It is a naturally flavor neutral material that won’t won't affect flavor of your beverage or retain flavors from previous uses. The wide variety of finishes available also allow stainless steel to complement any decor it resides in.
It is precisely because of these qualities that approximately 90% of the world's stainless steel production is used for kitchen and household goods. It's one of the most versatile and safe surface materials available.
What Exactly Does Food-grade Stainless Steel Mean?
Over the years, stainless steel has earned a reputation for being an extremely high quality material that can last for generations. But what is stainless steel actually made of?
Stainless steel is an iron-based alloy made of 11% chromium, which gives it a number of valuable properties.
- It prevents leaching of chemicals into food products.
- It has excellent formability and can be very easily shaped and welded.
- It's also incredibly safe for your body which makes it great for cooking.
In fact because of these properties the FDA has approved its usage for literally everything from needles to surgical tools to tongue rings. Its durability and propensity to prevent oxidation makes it the premiere material for kitchenware, and cookware such as tea kettles and coffee brewers.
It’s The Most Commonly Used Stainless Steel For Food Preparation And Equipment
304 stainless steel has been the go-to material for cookware for a long time. There's a reason for that: it can withstand heat up to 1,697ºF before starting to oxidize and is also fine at temperatures as low as the freezing point of water.
That's well above / below the limit of virtually any beverage you can think of. This fact should be a testament to its durability and dependability, which shine through in all of our products. You can rest assured that our kettles and brewers will be up for any job you throw at them and stand the test of time.
Flavor Transfer, Portability and Durability
When buying brewer or kettle, it is important to know about the materials used to make them.
Our moka pots and kettles are made of 304 food-grade stainless steel, for some very important reasons.
- A brewer or kettle should be durable and sturdy enough for you to use for years on end.
- It should be able to withstand high temperatures without affecting its integrity.
- It should be light, so it can be easily carried and poured.
- And, most importantly, the material should not be hazardous to your health in any way.
It's for these reasons our moka pots and kettles are made of 304 food-grade stainless steel.
Its neutral taste won't affect the flavor of your coffee or tea, it wont smell like other materials, and is also a very smooth, non pourus surface that is easy to sanitize, keeping it germ free.
The best kettles and brewers are made with care and it shows. It's not something that you toss back into the cupboard when guests leave; it's something you look forward to using each morning.
It's for this reason we have curated a selection of kettles and moka pots in a variety of finishes, from Brushed to Polished to Black Matte, each offering its own unique look. The black matte finish will not show fingerprints or smudges like other materials would, making it an especially good choice if you use the kettle frequently.
Polished finishes add a sense of luxury and elegance to your kitchen, will resist rust and tarnish, and are dishwasher safe and easy to clean.
Brushed finishes have a matte-like appearance with a finely brushed texture but will still retain their durable, corrosion resistant qualities.
Stainless steel is a material that is prized for its durability, ease of cleaning, and ability to withstand extreme temperatures. It's also highly resistant to corrosion and rust. Kettles made from it will last you for a long time, which is why we decided to feature 304 stainless steel in our collection of kettles and mock pots.
These kettles and brewers are among the most durable products you can buy. Easy to clean by hand but can also withstand the extreme temperatures of a dishwasher. They are also easy to operate because of their lightweight and balanced designs. You can be confident that their timeless beauty will fit in with any decor.