These are made of stainless steel and are ideal for melting butter. warming milk. making sauces and everyone's favorite coffee. Its heavy gauge and hence has higher durability. The coffee maker has an ergonomic. non-scorching handle that makes it easy to use. This pot is dishwasher safe and therefore easy to clean. The high durability and heat resistant handle is contoured for a good grip. does not transfer heat and has a hole at the end to optionally hang from your pot rack for storage.