This 6.5 inch stainless steel nonstick fry pan with wire a handle features a 3 mm thick aluminum base for superb durability. Its Rock-like finish is 50% harder and 40% more resistant to abrasion than standard pans. The nonstick surface was developed using the patented Rock.Tec(TM) manufacturing process. An ergonomic, stainless steel handle is easy to grasp and handle. When needed it is ovenproof, even on broil, up to 350 degrees F. It is easy to clean and dishwasher safe.