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Is Die-Cast Aluminum Cookware Safe?

Die-Cast Aluminum Cookware Safe.

Die-cast aluminum cookware is becoming popular day by day. There are many reasons behind it including lightweight, inexpensiveness, scratch resistance, and so on.

But there is also a question in the mind of users that ‘is die-cast aluminum cookware safe?’. If this question also pops up in your mind then you are certainly a health-conscious person.

Basically, there is confusion about the link between aluminum cookware and Alzheimer’s disease, but what is the truth? Does aluminum cookware really affect our health?

In this article, we will cover all the related questions regarding this topic. So, stay with us to know all the facts about die-cast aluminum cookware.

What is Die-Cast Aluminum?

Die-casting is a high-pressured process that produces textured-surface and smooth metal parts. It is the final product that is created after pouring molten aluminum into a mold.

After machining every pan from a solid aluminum block, this type of cookware was created.

The die-casting process involves 4 main steps. These are-

  • 1. Mold Preparation
  • 2. Injection of the mold & molten metal
  • 3.To eject the newly-created cavity from that mold
  • 4.Shakeout- isolating scrap metal from that cavity


  • This raw material is more sensitive to heat and softer as well. Some of the advantage out of die-cast aluminum is-

  • 1.Lightweight
  • 2.Durable
  • 3.Perfect strength-to-weight ratio
  • 4.Cooks quickly
  • 5.Amazing electrical conductivity
  • 6.Doesn’t rust
  • 7.Superior to stainless steel when it comes to heat conduction
  • 8.Resists scratching
  • 9.Recyclable
  • 10.Affordable
  • 11.Easy to clean
  • 12.Cools down quickly while cooking


Additional Tips to Use and Care a Die Cast Aluminum Cookware

Here are some additional tips that will help you to properly use and care for your die-cast aluminum cookware.

  • 1.Wash the pan in hot soapy water before you use it for the first time. After washing it well, dry and season the pan using oil or butter.
  • 2.Do not overheat your pan ever. Medium or low heat (maximum 200-240 degrees centigrade) is enough to obtain the best cooking result.
  • 3.Use the pan only for cooking instead of using it for conserving the food as well.
  • 4.Do not cut your food in the pan.
  • 5.Use only nylon or wooden utensils.
  • 6.Once you’re done with using the pan, leave it for some time. Then clean it using hot soapy water and then dry it perfectly.
  • 7.Avoid using harsh chemical cleaners to clean your pan, if possible.

by NEOKAY on 23-05-18

Cristina Fernandez

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