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Old 12-27-2021, 10:51 AM   #1
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Question about high heat and teflon

last night I boiled grease in a teflon coated kettle. Does the teflon melt at high heat?

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Old 12-27-2021, 11:27 AM   #2
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Teflon begins to melt at 621F. I doubt a regular cooker would reach even half that temperature.
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Old 12-27-2021, 11:29 AM   #3
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Your pan temperatures would not have reached dangerous temperatures. Your pan surface would have to reach temperatures in excess of 650F before the Teflon starts to break down. At temperatures in that range, your grease would have been smoking a great deal and perhaps catching on fire.
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