WOOL OR SILICONE?
Cooking brush is one of the essential kitchenware for baking, cooking, barbecue and so on. The common oil brushes are wool brush and silicone brush, which have their own advantages and disadvantages.
• Wool brush
Advantages: the performance of absorbing liquid is relatively good, and with full and delicate brushing.
Disadvantages: wool brushes with poor quality are easy to shed. It is easy to stick and difficult to clean because of the fine and dense design of wool. It will become harder and harder if you do not clean it in time. It also needs to be dried in time after cleaning to avoid breeding bacteria or mildew.
• Silicone brush
Advantages: high temperature resistance, easy cleaning and dry with high durability.
Disadvantages: the liquid absorption effect is not as good as wool brush, and you need to dip many times when using.
Silicone brush will not become toxic under high temperature, and is harmless to the body, so it can be safely used. Silica gel is a highly active adsorption material, which belongs to amorphous material. The chemical composition and physical structure of silica gel determine has many characteristics which is difficult to be replaced by other materials: high adsorption performance, good thermal stability, stable chemical properties, etc.
The advantages of silicone brushes are mainly shown in the following aspects:
How to choose the nice silicone brush?
Silicone brush head with too hard material may splash grease when brushing. The brush head with too soft material may not be evenly applied on the surface of hard food.
Pay attention to the density of bristles. Generally speaking, the spacing of silicone bristles should not be too wide or too narrow. The best interval is about 1-3mm. It is easy to drip liquid when using If bristles are too sparse. The bristles will easily stick together by liquid if they are too close.Silicone Pastry Basting Grill Barbecue Brush Silicone Oil Brush Kitchen
It is very important to choose the supplier. We should find powerful manufacturers, which must have certificates and test reports of food grade silicone.