Ideal for busy kitchens and in food prep, the 16" Sieve Frame (5270-1) is used for sifting dry ingredients. Hand sifting allows chefs to separate and disperse coarse particles of flour and other ingredients. Measuring 40.6 centimeters, the 5270-1 Sieve Frame may also be used as a strainer. Made by Vollrath, the Sieve Frame is made of quality stainless steel. The solid construction provides a comfortable grasp and makes using the frame convenient. The 5270-1 may also be used to as a strainer.