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All Clad Cookware

All-Clad Style Comparison Guide

MetroKitchen's Guide to All-Clad Cookware styles. Compare the various types of All-Clad available for purchase before you buy!

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  All-Clad Stainless
All-Clad Tri-ply Stainless
All-Clad Brushed Stainless
All-Clad d5 Brushed Stainless
All-Clad Copper-Core
All-Clad Copper-Core
All-Clad MC2
All-Clad MC2
  Classic good looks, practical clean-up, updated handle. Classic brushed looks and practical clean-up Spectacularly beautiful - combines superb performance of copper with practicality of stainless Made for professionals, its lightweight, brushed aluminum exterior will keep its appearance over heavy uses.
 
Warranty* Lifetime Lifetime Lifetime Lifetime
Cleaning & Care Dishwasher-safe (non-stick pieces excluded) Dishwasher-safe (non-stick pieces excluded) Handwash Handwash
Best for cooking: Just about anything! Extremely versatile Just about anything! Extremely versatile Extremely even and controllable heat Consistent heating and durable
Exterior materials Magnetic 10/0 Stainless Steel Magnetic 10/0 Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Brushed Aluminum
Exterior finish & appearance Stainless, mirror-like finish Stainless with brushed finish Stainless with a distinctive band of Copper near the bottom Brushed aluminum
Internal construction (includes #of layers) All-Clad Tri-ply Stainless features new handles and lids made in the USA. It is fully clad with 3 layers of high performance metal that extend from the bottom all the way to the top edges of the pan. The interior is 18/10 stainless steel that's non-reactive to food. The third layer is an aluminum core for quick heating. All-Clad d5 Brushed Stainless contains 3 layers of high performance metal that extend from the bottom all the way to the top edges of the pan. The interior is 18/10 stainless steel that's non-reactive to food. Two aluminum internal layers conduct heat as well as help to keep even heating. 20% more efficient than try-ply. All-Clad's Copper Core style has 5 layers of high performance metal. A layer of copper, for extremely precise heat control, is sandwiched between 2 aluminum layers for quick heating. The interior is 18/10 stainless steel. The Copper-Core line is fully clad, which means the 5 layers of metal extend from the bottom of the cookware all the way to the top edge MC2 brushed aluminum cookware from All Clad has 3 layers of metal with an 18/10 stainless steel interior, an external layer of brushed aluminum alloy and an inner layer of aluminum for quick heating. All Clad's MC2 products are also fully clad, so the three layers of metal cover the bottom all the way to the top edges of the pans and pots.
Fully clad? (Complete aluminum core of metal on both bottom and sides of cookware.) Yes, except where noted Yes Yes Yes
Lids Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Handles Updated, made of Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel Stainless Steel
Oven safe temperature up to 500°F 500°F 500°F 500°F
Induction Safe? Some, only fully clad stainless items. Exclusions: disc bottom stockpots, roasters, anything not fully clad Yes No No
Origin USA USA USA USA
Helpful hints Aerosol cooking sprays not recommended Aerosol cooking sprays not recommended Aerosol cooking sprays not recommended Aerosol cooking sprays not recommended
 

* Under normal use, properly following instructions. Minor imperfections and slight color variations are normal.