The Importance Of Thermal Shock-Resistant Tableware


Many factors are involved when choosing bowls and plates in Singapore. While aesthetics often come to mind first, it is crucial not to overlook the importance of functionality and durability. A key feature to consider is the product’s thermal shock resistance. 

In this article, we highlight the significance of thermal shock-resistant tableware and what difference it makes especially when preparing meals.


What is thermal shock?

Thermal shock occurs when there is a rapid temperature change, causing stress within an object. This stress can lead to fine lines, chipping, or even breakage. In the context of tableware, the sudden shift from extreme heat to extreme cold or vice versa poses a significant risk.


The risks of thermal shock

Ordinary tableware may not be able to withstand the extreme temperature changes commonly experienced in a typical dining scenario. Picture a beautiful ceramic bowl filled with hot soup being placed directly on a cold surface or immersed in icy water. Without thermal shock resistance, the bowl can develop fine lines or shatter, posing safety hazards and requiring replacements.


The benefits of thermal shock-resistant tableware


1. Durability

    Thermal shock-resistant tableware is designed to withstand abrupt temperature changes, ensuring durability over an extended period. It minimises the risks of fine lines or breakage, resulting in tableware that lasts longer and reduces replacement costs.


    2. Safety

      By investing in thermal shock-resistant tableware, you get a peace of mind knowing that meal preparations will become safer. The resilience of such tableware means fewer accidents caused by sudden breakage, minimising chips and fine lines. Tableware without fine lines also means that it is bacteria-proof, ensuring a hygienic dining experience. This is because tableware with small crevices may induce bacteria to thrive. By opting for thermal shock-resistant tableware, you eliminate these potential breeding grounds for harmful pathogens, thereby providing an added layer of protection.


      3. Versatility

        Thermal shock-resistant tableware holds up well in many different environments. Whether you are serving piping-hot dishes straight from the oven or icy-cold desserts from the freezer, tableware with this feature can handle the temperature transition safely. 

        4. Time saving

          With thermal shock-resistant tableware, you can safely transition from one temperature extreme to another without the worry of sudden shattering. You can also prepare meals safely by transferring from one cooking method to another. Serving hot dishes immediately from the oven to your guests is a breeze now as you can confidently take the dish out and place it directly on the table. This also ensures that the flavour is locked in without losing heat! 


          Where to find thermal shock-resistant tableware

          Look no further for tableware that can withstand transitioning from one temperature extreme to the other. With over 75 years of heritage and know-how in the tableware industry, Luzerne prides itself on innovative manufacturing techniques that match its equally amazing array of designs. Our products are crafted with responsibly-sourced raw materials and no detail escapes the watchful eye of our expert craftsmen. Shop online at Luzerne today to choose from a diverse range of thermal shock-resistant tableware. 


          Before we end

          When shopping for tableware, remember that aesthetics is only part of the consideration process. Factor in safety features such as thermal shock resistance and you will be setting up a dining experience that is both enjoyable and safe, especially for the young ones in the family. Explore our selection of dinnerware gift sets in Singapore at Luzerne and discover how the Everyday Best experience comes to life on your dining table!