Updated 2 Dec 2016

Raco

Contemporary 20cm/3.8L Stainless-steel Saucepan 764420

Snapshot: The Raco Contemporary 20cm/3.8L Stainless-steel Saucepan 764420 has a 3.8L capacity and weighs 1.6kg. How fast does it boil water?

Contemporary 20cm/3.8L Stainless-steel Saucepan 764420
Consumer score
SCORE
Avg price

$110

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Test results

Overall score
64
Balance-weight
?/10
Handle-comfort
?/10
Steam-control
?/10
Pouring
?/10

Good points

  • Fast boiling time.
  • OK to use.
  • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
  • Pouring is easy (lip around top of saucepan means less chance of dripping).
  • Has support handle if two hands needed to pour.
  • Oven safe.

But

  • Handle has no non-slip grip.
  • Steam escapes from around the lid and can rattle it.
  • Glass lid can accumulate grime and be difficult to clean.

How we test

Overall score is the overall ease of use score. This is made up of:

Balance and weight (25%)
Handle comfort (25%)
Steam control (25%)
Ease of pouring (25%)

We also tested how long each saucepan took to boil one litre of water, how hot the handles and lid knobs became during cooking, and how easy they were to clean.

Key data

Model

Avg price
$110

Specifications

Weight (kg)
1.6
Volume (L)
3.8
Time to boil 1L water (minutes.seconds)
3.39
Base diameter
17.5cm
Base thickness
0.6cm
Base material
Stainless-steel, aluminium

Features

Suitable for induction cooktops
Oven safe
Up to 200°C
Steam vents
×
Glass lid
Support handle
Non-stick lining
×
Measurement grading
×
Dishwasher safe
Yes (but hand washing recommended)
Claims no PFOA
Not stated

More Info

Notes
Do not use under the grill.
Availability
Found at Moore Wilson Wellington only.