Classic Series 2 Quart Covered Stockpot... The "full cap" base has an aluminum core for even heating. "Full Cap" Base Advantage - Now a stainless steel protector surrounds a thicker aluminum core for easy maintenance and better heat distribution. Since the entire surface is stainless steel cleanup is easier. Classically styled phenolic handles are oven safe up to 350 degrees F/180 degrees C; Durable stainless steel construction - dishwasher safe; Thicker rolled pan rims for extra durability enhanced drip-free pouring and easy handling.