Ideal for cooking for: 2-3 Persons, Base flat diameter: 144 mm, Base thickness: 6.35 mm, Carton dimensions (WxDxH): 332 x 181 x 147 mm, Product weight in carton: 1.9 kg, It is a scientific fact that black surfaces absorb heat more efficiently. Hawkins Ekobase has a hard anodised black base that is permanent and heats quickly and evenly. The double-thick, heavy gauge base is ideal for light frying before pressure cooking. The base stays flat, never bulges. Suitable for gas, electric, ceramic and halogen cooktops.