Hexclad reviews: HexClad has only one collection, so you have other brands to buy when you want to purchase different types of cookware (ex. stainless, non-stick, cast iron, etc.) On the other hand, Calphalon has a lot to offer. The structure varies accordingly. They are best known for their non-bond cookware for hard-anodized aluminum and also have steel and cast iron available. The patented kitchen surface is designed to provide both the advantages of steel and stainless steel.
The elevated stainless steel peaks aid in searing and browning, while the nonstick valleys promote food release and minimal sticking. Calphalon boiled the water in 2 minutes and 30 seconds, while HexClad took 2 minutes and 40 seconds.
I conducted a simple test to find out. I filled the HexClad 12-inch pan and the Calphalon Contemporary 12-inch pan with two cups of cold water. I measured which pan boiled the water faster after placing each on the stove on high at the same time. Despite the fact that both pans heated up quickly, I noticed a significant difference in heat distribution.