Confectioners deal with many of the most delicate flavors and textures in the kitchen, making their cookware specifications particularly fastidious. Temperatures and preparation times must be precisely manageable and metals should not react with ingredients to alter flavor. 8" - 10" wide stainless steel double boilers are offered in induction-ready metal for both modern and conventional stove tops. Since stainless steel is prone to developing heat spots, a conductive layer is crucial to the even distribution of heat. Rounded bases make thorough stirring of ingredients possible so that ingredients do not stick and burn. 8" - 10" wide stainless steel double boilers are optimized for magnetic induction cooking, with some models featuring an aluminum core.