This Carlisle 4037300 Sparta brush is 8.5" in length, with a 1.5" wide bristle head and 2" bristle trim, and is suitable for glazing or washing pastry. The handle is made of lacquered hardwood for durability, with a nylon ferrule for resistance to abrasion and cracking. The bristles are epoxy-set in the ferrule for durability and to prevent collection of bacteria in air pockets. The bristles on this Sparta brush are made of double-boiled, bleached, and sterilized boar hair bristles, which can withstand temperatures up to 500 degrees F.
Carlisle manufactures food service equipment and supplies and sanitary maintenance tools and supplies for commercial, industrial, and institutional facilities. The company, founded in 1954, is headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK.