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Default Removing non-stick coating to salvage a pan?

John Weiss wrote:
> "Doc" > wrote...
>> I've got this wok from WalMart that's coated with Xylan, which I
>> gather is a first cousin of Teflon. Big mistake. It's non-stick
>> properties aren't very good.
>> I don't like the idea of simply throwing it out and dumping more money
>> into a non-coated wok.

> Why bother removing it? Just use it with a little oil!

Because it is not a real wok and if you try to use it at wok
temperatures the plastic coating will be ruined and will outgass toxic
stuff while doing it.