Pyrex Heat Spreader Grid and Bag

Object Name: 
Pyrex Heat Spreader Grid and Bag

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Object Name: 
Pyrex Heat Spreader Grid and Bag
Accession Number: 
Overall ab): W: 11.8 cm; L: 11.8 cm; Bag c): W: 15.9 cm; L: 18 cm
Not on Display
about 1960-1969
Credit Line: 
Gift of Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management
Primary Description: 
Galvanized iron, brown with red print paper; soldered; a) heat spreader grid; single metal rod bent into square form with sides bent in to form star shape with four rounded points; ends of rod soldered together; b) same as (a); c) original square paper bag; bag opens at top, back of bag has rounded top, front of bag has squared off top; top edges of both the back and front serrated; light and dark tan vertical stripes on both sides of bag; red print on front of bag that includes directions for using PYREX® range-top ware and manufacturing information; bottom of front of bag folded over and glued to back.
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection
For "tops" in performance use this heat spreader grid with/Pyrex Rangetop ware / PRYEX BRAND/HEAT SPREADER GRID / DIRECTIONS / 1. Use low to moderate direct heat, foods cook quickly ni PYREX ware. High gas flames or high electric heat are necessary. Sticking of food indicates too much heat. / 2. Always put liquid, fat or food in a PYREX brand range top dish before placing over the direct heat on top of range. / 3. Allow hot dishes to cool before adding liquid. / 4. Handle a hot PYREX brand dish with a dry cloth and never set hot PYREX brand dishes on wet surfaces. / 5. Do not use for dep fat frying. / Replacement offer is contingent on use of heat spreader grid with range top ware on electric ranges. / CORNING GLASS WORKS/CORNING, N.Y.
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