Duralex Mini Bowls

$ 9.00
PRODUCT DETAILS

These small tempered glass bowls are perfect for a variety of duties in the kitchen or at the table. Due to the tempering process they are exceedingly durable and resistant to impact and thermal shock. They are also completely BPA free and non-toxic. We've used them in our test kitchen as prep bowls, individual butter bowls, condiment servers, and for warming and serving baby food just to name a few. Sold in sets of 6. Dishwasher and microwave safe.  NOTE: Due to the manner of production, it is normal to find small bubbles or intermittent "wave" patterns in the glass. This occurs naturally during the tempering process and does not effect strength.

Made in France.

SPECIFICATIONS

Sold as a set of 6.

Available in 2.5", 3", 3.5" or 4" diameters. 

WHY WE LOVE THIS

Duralex has been manufacturing glassware and tabletop products in La Chapelle-Saint-Mesmin (France) for over 65 years. In 1939, the Duralex brand was purchased by Saint-Gobain, who had recently introduced their process of tempering molded glass to the market. Since that time, the very name "Duralex" has been synonymous with "toughened" glassware fabricated utilizing their proprietary process. "Toughening" glass is accomplished by heating glass beyond its annealing point. Annealing is the process of cooling recently formed glass at a slow rate to relieve internal stresses created during the forming process. By heating the annealed glass to approximately 720º Celsius and then cooling it rapidly, the end result is a substance four to six times stronger than conventional glass. Tempered glass is particularly effective for use in microwave ovens and it is used frequently in applications where safety is an issue as tempered glass will break into large chunks if shattered as opposed to sharp, jagged pieces. Injuries are less likely and cleaning up considerably easier.

Duralex glassware is suitable for cold or hot applications. They are stackable, impact and chip resistant, microwave-proof and dishwasher-safe.

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