The nonstick coating on this 3.8 Qt. Sauté Pan ensures that cooking your favorite meals will be an effortless and enjoyable experience. The revolutionary and advanced Swiss Diamond XD nonstick coating now features 20 percent more diamonds, improving both the nonstick food release properties and heat conductivity. The deep and tall sides on this sauté pan truly makes this pan a do-it-all work horse in the kitchen. The extra thick and perfectly flat cast aluminum base is rivet-free, protecting you against bacteria buildup.