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: 
98.7.11
Dimensions: 
Overall ab): W: 11.8 cm; L: 11.8 cm; Bag c): W: 15.9 cm; L: 18 cm
Location: 
Not on Display
Date: 
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.
Department: 
Provenance: 
Corning Inc., Dept. of Archives and Record Management, Former Collection
1998-08-04
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Inscription: 
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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on bag