The 12 inch Stir Fry Pan with Xylan non-stick coating is has 1.5 mm gauge of carbon steel. It is made for use on gas or electric burners and the pan's carbon steel body is designed for rapid, even heating and cooling ¿ a must for any stir-fry. Its size is perfect for making quick and delicious Asian for the family. This pan is perfect for creating such authentic Asian-style recipes as curried shrimp with lemon rice and Szechwan beef stir-fry. This pan features a wood handle and the flat bottom sits securely on stove tops. The wood handle is designed to stay cool on the stovetop, so you can easily remove the pan from the burner without using potholders. The Xylan Non Stick coating allows you to cook with little or no oil - a healthy delicious cooking method that brings out the food's natural flavors.