his pan's perforated design lets air from your oven circulate evenly around your dough. It also features a non-stick coating, so it releases bakes quickly and easily. It's the professional's secret to a nice thin and long French bread. You can bake two loaves at time with this baguette baker. It's manufactured from heavyweight aluminized steel, which conducts heat quickly and distributes it evenly. So, there's no hot spots - leaving you with soft crumbs and crisp crusts. Like all Chicago Metallic's Commercial II bakeware, it's designed to deliver a lifetime of superior performance.