Fagor 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Canner with Steamer Basket
Fagor 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Canner with Steamer Basket is made up solid 18/10 stainless steel. The encapsulated aluminum base is provided to ensure even and optimal distribution of fire. Keeping safety at mind, Dual pressure settings are provided on the handle of Fagor 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Canner with Steamer Basket–the first on the dial control and the second on a valve. Additional safety measures are also provided with two pressure release valves along with a locking handle which prevents the pressure canner from opening while under pressure. A visual indicator is provided for your convenience to know the status of pressure and whether the cooker is ready for opening. These are all the technical features meant to ensure safety.
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To make the unit versatile, the Fagor 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Canner with Steamer Basket set comes with a glass lid whose purpose is to turn the pressure canner bases into a saucepan and stockpot. The unit is inclusive of a stainless steel steamer basket, a trivet to rest it on. Instruction manual and a recipe book are also included in the unit. The product carries a ten year warranty and is claimed to be dishwasher-friendly.
- Usage of high quality stainless steel
- Incorporation of high safety features
- Visual Indictor to know the status of pressure and readiness of food.
- Wide base
- Provision of steamer basket
- Long Period of Warranty may be indicating the stability of the product
- The product does not rise up to the expectation of some consumers when it comes to safety features. The main complaint is ‘what is claimed is not provided’.
- Some have complained that the pressure canner blows up causing burn injuries to the user, the lid does not work properly, the handle breaks etc. In short, according to them, the product lacks customer friendly features.
- Some others have also said that it is not dishwasher friendly as claimed.
Out of 68 customer reviews, who have bought/are using Fagor 8-Quart Stainless Steel Pressure Canner with Steamer Basket, 41 have given it a 5-star, 12-4 star, 3-3 star, 4-2 star and 8-1star ratings respectively. This means at the upper end of the pyramid it works out to 78% and the lower end 22%. Within the 22%, 53% (in absolute numbers 8 in the single star) belongs to the category of highly dissatisfied customers.
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