copper kettle boiled dry

juliegFebruary 23, 2006

I accidentally boiled a Simplex copper kettle dry and the bottom and sides are tarnished as well, the inside of it is very darkish, almost black now. Have I ruined it? If not how can I clean it up so that it is safe to use?

Thanks for your help!


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I'm pretty sure the copper Simplex kettles are tin lined. If so, it's unlikely that the lining survived in a safe condition. Tin melts at 450ºF.

    Bookmark   February 23, 2006 at 12:07PM
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