Constructed from heavy duty stainless steel; the 12" tong opens to 6" wide and can lift over 6lbs. of food. Great for use in kitchen or on the grill. The 9" tong open to 4.5" wide. The silicone side is safe for non stick pans & heat resistant to 500 degrees F. The stainless steel side is great for extra grip and use on aluminum or steel pans. The Ergonomic angled head is great for picking up delicate foods with the silicone side. The slot in the tong head easily drains liquids when boiling or deep frying foods for no mess. Features A comfort non-slip grip & heavy duty spring for precise control. Dishwasher Safe on top rack. Designed & tested in USA by Ergo Chef, LLC.