Serve your favorite dishes easily and safely with the KitchenAid silicone tipped stainless steel tongs. The tongs feature a high quality, 430 stainless steel frame with wide Silicone tips. The silicone tips are heat resistant up to 500°f/260°c and are safe to use on all cookware. The convenient locking mechanism provides the versatility to securely store the tongs in a drawer. When the lock is not engaged, these tong arms should spring open freely at a 30° range. The tongs are dishwasher safe for easy cleanup and trouble-free maintenance.