Norpro Krona stainless steel 8 quart multi roaster has a 5mm thick tri-ply encapsulated base while lid holds 4 Qts/3.8L and has 3mm thick tri-ply encapsulated base. Lid can be used on burner as a saute pan or skillet. This design of 2 in one holds 12 to 18lb of meat. Off set handles provide more room in oven. Includes heavy duty rack which can be placed on the base of wither the roaster or lid.