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The pots themselves work - one of our pots collects water after being in the dishwasher and then leaks in the drawer. After contacting Scanpan they said the handles are designed that way - no mention of this on the product brochure - its ok if you can accept this fault
Purchased in December 2020 at Myer for $300.00.
balance of pots dangerous
We brought two pots, one small and one medium. Nothing wrong with the pots themselves they are great so a one rating should be a 5 for that, however something is wrong with the balance.
The handles are not only absolutely rotten to use, but even though I am a very strong woman, (sorry person) even when the pots are empty they are hard to use, but when it has product and water in them it is almost impossible to turn on its side to empty because the balance is all wrong..
My husband likes them as he has worked out a way to empty the water...
Purchased in May 2021 for $120.00.
Exceptional quality, durability & performance.
We would have around ten Scanpan Impact frying pans accross our family & have found them to perform to a high standard, deliver predictable consistent cooking results, hold a nice even heat for cooking steak ( uneven heat ruins steak ) be the best value for money, durable frying pans I've found in 35 years of trying different brands. Some people say they stick, but what you do is season them with olive oil & never wash them with detergent or scouring pads or put in the dishwasher. After use, let them cool & use a good quality nylon bristled dis...h brush & give them a good scrub with hot water - done. If you do use too much heat & something sticks, just pour boiling water into the pan afer it cools & let it soak for a bit. There might be better pans out there, but for the price these are the best I've found & I've been using them for close to a decade.
Purchased in December 2010 at Kitchen Warehouse Online Store for $100.00.
Horrible. I paid half price still feel ripped off.
Everything sticks no matter what you do , regardless of temps, or pre-oiling. I bought a set that was $750 retail for mates rates at 200 & I deeply regret my purchase. SCAMPAN!
Purchased in April 2019 for $200.00.
The worst stainless steel pan I've ever used.
This stainless steel pan is horrible to cook on its by far the worst pan I've used. Will stay away from all scanpan products they've gone downhill. Wish I could get a refund.
Purchased in July 2020 for $89.99.
Axis is really a good product. After one year and a half. I am still happy for my choice of AXIS. They look very elegant with polished stainless steel. Cook evenly. Really like this product. Lucky chose Scanpan Axis.
Purchased in June 2019 for $299.00.
Absolute worst pan I’ve ever used and I cook a lot. Everything sticks no matter how you cook with it. Followed their instructions and they were about as helpful as a one armed bricklayer in Baghdad. Will never purchase their products again
Manufacturing fault with rivets
My first Scanpan Impact steamer set lasted approx 7 years - I loved it. Just the right size for my family.
Eventually the rivet failed and the pan started to leak, so I replaced like for like in April this year.
5 months in and the left side rivet securing the handle to the pan started to leak and was coming away from the pan. I contacted the supplier and they happily agreed to replace.
One week from receiving my new pan - the exact same fault has occurred. The left side rivet holding the long handle has come away under the pressure of being...
Previous review was 1 star. Then someone showed me what I was doing wrong. NOW 5 Stars
Ok. I am 65 years old and have been cooking all my life and I consider myself a good cook. I had always used cheaper pans but 3 years ago I decided to shout myself some quality cookware. After 3 months and hating these pans I wrote a scalding review similar to many of the 1 star reviews on this site. Quoting handles get too hot, everything sticks and difficult to clean. I put these pots and pans aside and went back to my old ones. Then about a year later a friend of mine was visiting and asked why I wasn't using the scan pan pots she could see ...in the back of the cupboard. I told her and then she got them out and showed me how she used them. "Do it like this" and "Don't do it like that" were the main things I remember as she showed me how she did it. I could not believe the difference it made. I would never have listened to anyone that said I didn't know how to cook with these pots and pans but being shown and seeing the difference I had to admit she was right. I have re-learned to cook and now use the scanpan impact cookware every day with pretty much everything. All those 1, 2 and most of the 3 star review people reading this will probably say b**ls**t just like I would have if reading this before being shown but for gods sake if you know someone that has got these pans and likes them it is probably because they know how to use them. Talk to them and see what it is that YOU are doing wrong and and you may find yourself re-writing that 1 star review as a 5 star one.
Purchased in June 2017 at Harris Scarfe for $299.00.
These saucepans are disappointing. They do not have a “solid” feel, they are not a quality product. The pan handles heat up and you need an oven mitt to remove the lids. Save your money for Essteele saucepans. I have both and Essteele is much much better. The Scanpan set was on special and seemed like a good idea at the time....not
Purchased in August 2020 at Peter's of Kensington for $120.00.
Well designed. Well made. Expensive.
Caveat .. steel doesn’t distribute the heat as evenly or quickly as either Aluminium or copper. Hence a hotplate that is unevenly heated will result in a hotspot in a steel pan. The Scanpan Impact frying pan is steel and (no exception and) develops hotspots, despite its claimed “bonded base”.
I needed single-user-sized, stainless-steel pots for an inductive hotplate to be used in a caravan.
I sourced two steel pots and an iron wok from Kmart and BigW respectively but their iron/steel frypans were too large.
In the end I bo...ught the Scanpan Impact 20cm frypan as the only small one that I could track down. It’s a nice design. It feels well balanced to hold. 12+ months of hard work and there is no visible damage – so it is well made. I’d give it 5 stars if it didn’t cost as much as the other three items combined.
Purchased in November 2018.
Season your stainless steel wok before using it!
I'm a first time stainless steel wok user. I've relied on my Tefal non-stick wok for almost few years now but the coating started to come off. I also got to know that it's not safe to continue using non-stick pans when the coat starts to peel off. For that reason I went to look for a light, durable stainless steel wok. Most woks were heavy and I don't really have strong hands. My only concern with stainless steel pans/woks is the absence of the non-stick coating would make the food get stuck on the pan, and I'm not a big fan of spending hours s...crubbing the pan after spending time cooking! So after lots of research, I bought Scanpan Impact Wok Without Lid, 32cm. I chose the version without lid because my Tefal wok came with a 32cm glass lid and it fitted perfectly with my Scanpan wok. During my research I found out from product reviews where some buyers complained about food sticking on the pan/wok. I was worried, but I found out that by seasoning the wok before your first use, it actually creates an "invisible" non-stick coating. That doesn't mean you should omit oil when cooking. Seasoning the pan removes the chemical used to create the product which is a main contributor to food sticking to the pan. It's important to remove those chemicals by seasoning it. When cooking (after seasoning the pan), I used little oil (classic cooking olive oil/vegetable oil) and set the heat to medium. I found a useful video that shows how to season a stainless steel pan (link below for the benefit of others) and followed the exact steps. The wok itself (I have the same wok used in the video) was very light and easy to handle. Cleaning is easy if you season them well before first use. One gripe I have is, the heat doesn't distribute all around the wok, it stays at the bottom - not so good if you're looking to cook your food with even heating. I find the no-drip rim design is hazardous because it's sharp, so if you're not careful you could potentially get cut while hand-washing it (hence the reason why I took a star from the rating). Otherwise, it's now my go-to utensil for everything in the kitchen!
Purchased in June 2020 at Amazon for $65.00.
The best with their after sales customer service
I have had them for almost last 10 years. The best thing is scanpan customer service. If a part is worn or torn , they simply replace it without questioning. This gave us a lot of trust of this brand. SMEG also does it. I will definitely buy from scanpan again. Once again their customer service is the best. They did not even ask your receipt for replacement of part once you need their help.
Purchased in July 2011 at Peters kengsington for $400.00.
This is a handy pan to have in your kitchen. It is oven safe. The handle becomes very hot when the frypan has been in the oven though and you must use oven mitts before grabbing the handle. It does not have a non-stick coating but I have made Shakshuka eggs and chicken schnitzel with 2 teaspoons of oil in the pan and the food did not burn or stick to the bottom of the pan. The smaller size of the pan is perfect for cooking a small portion size.
I do really like it!
I have bought it recently and I really like it. This is the commercial 16cm. I use it mainly for boiling and liquid stuff. If follow instructions it is easy to keep it clean and food not sticked. Even if food sticks is not a big deal to clean it. I think the key is not use high heat. With the use I noticed some areas got bit yellow which is a bit dificult to remove. It is just the looking. If inside I used bicarb and boiling. If outside I found the best solution use the scanoan stainless clean which cost 10 bucks. Happy overall with this one. With fried pans is different. I would not recommend buy any less than 20cm coz they got over heat to easy and dificult to clean and does not work very well to keep it out of stick food.
Purchased in June 2020 at Harris Scarfe Physical Stores.
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Are the Coppernox saucepan handles hollow with an opening? Keen to avoid water collecting in there. Thanks.
I have assembled the handle to the lid following the online instructions and it is still loose. Grateful for any thoughts. I've tightened the knob as far as it will go??
Can the rubber elements on the handles & lids go into a hot oven without melting?
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