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Zojirushi SM-KHE48AG Stainless Steel Mug, 16-Ounce, Smoky Blue
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- Stainless steel vacuum insulation keeps beverages hot or cold for hours
- Durable and sanitary 18/8 stainless steel interior
- Slicksteel™ finish
- Wide mouth accommodates full size ice cubes
- Compact design takes up minimal space while maximizing capacity
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|Item Dimensions||2.75 x 2.75 x 9.12 in||2.75 x 9.88 x 9.88 in||7.4 x 2.8 x 2.8 in||2.62 x 2.62 x 8.5 in|
|Material Type||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel||Stainless Steel|
|Size||16-Ounce||20-ounce||12 Ounce||16 Ounce|
Zojirushi SlickSteel Finish Stainless Steel Mug
Zojirushi's stainless steel vacuum insulation mug will keep your beverages hot or cold for 6 hours. The compact design takes minimal space and fits in all standard cup holders while maximizing capacity. The flip lid is designed to open with a single hand. The flip lid is tightly fitted for excellent heat retention and features a safety lock to prevent accidental opening. These mugs have a stainless steel interior with SlickSteel finish. Utilizing electro-polishing technology, these products are non-coated on the inside and instead use an electrically charged polishing process to treat and finish the interior. The result is a corrosion resistant surface that repels foreign substances and stains, creating a smooth and ultra-clean stainless steel environment for your drinks.
SM-KHE Travel Mug Features
- Beautiful Sleek design
- Stainless steel vacuum insulation keeps beverages hot or cold for hours
- Durable and sanitary 18/8 stainless steel interior with SlickSteel Finish
- SlickSteel Finish interior resists corrosion and repels stains
- Flip-Open lid with safetly lock prevents the lid from opening accidentally
- Tight fitted lid keeps beverages hotter or colder than travel mugs
- Compact design takes minimal space whilemaximizing capacity
How does it keep beverages hot or cold?
With Zojirushi's renowned vacuum insulation technology, air between the two thin layers of stainless steel on the outer container is removed, creating a vacuum. Because there is no air, the temperature on the outside does not transfer into the container; keeping your beverage hot or cold for hours.
About Zojirushi SlickSteel Finish
Zojirushi SlickSteel Finish is an alternative to our fluorine nonstick coated products. With the ever changing trends of today, Zojirushi innovation continues to produce choices for any lifestyle. SlickSteel is a registered trademark of Zojirushi.
Zojirushi America Corporation warrants only the thermal insulation of certain vacuum insulated products against defects for a period of five years from the date of original retail purchase
Top Customer Reviews
Temperature: I poured hot tea in it and was so busy I didnt drink it at school all day. So on my way home (10 hours later) I decided I didnt want to waste good tea and took a swig. OMG NOT A GOOD IDEA. It was still too hot for me! Even though I regretted that for a few seconds I was really surprised and impressed by this. Just for fun one time I tested it by pouring boiling water in it then 2 min later putting the cap on. I then checked the temp 18 hours later. Still hot. STILL HOT. Not warm. HOT. I do live in a warmer area so the coldest environmental temp was probably like 68-70F. With a vacuum seal that shouldnt matter but its worth mentioning.
Cleaning: so easy! It comes apart and you can just wash and dry everything really well. Then reassemble in a few seconds. I even accidentally left milk and coffee go a little stinky in here once and after a regular wash there was no smell at all. That only happened one time but I was really happy about the lack of reminders of my mistake.
Use: I have definitely locked this and just tossed it into my bag before. Its very secure and I have had 0 spills in 6 months of use. Also I like that when you tilt it to drink you dont get a Niagara Falls size gush of liquid onto your face.
VIDEO: b/c I was confused about the parts so I thought others could use the help.
UPDATE February 2015 (posted as a comment but moved here for visibility): Original video poster here! Glad some of you found my video helpful! I couldn't tell what the parts were and I thought this thermos was awesome and deserved a review so thats why I made it.
Anyhow, I have had this same thermos for 1.5 years now and its still going strong. Ive taken it on lots of plane trips, shoved it in various luggages/bins to travel, really abused it as far as a thermos goes. But thats why I bought it! Still keeps my drinks unfailingly hot/cold, doesn't leak, looks great, and is still basically awesome. I even bought a couple more thermoses for family members and they are having the same success. Its worth the up front investment for this one. It does seem like a lot when you have $5-10 choices at supermarkets.
I bought a bottle brush to clean it (OXO good grips bottle brush from supermarket) and it works perfectly. I don't take the whole thing apart every time- just give the parts a soapy soak/wash every few times then air dry and reassemble.
-Slim figure, easily fits in cup holders
-Easy to carry/grasp shape
-Holds true to its claims, it really keeps liquids hot!
-Easy to break apart and clean
-Doesn't emit heat on outside to burn hands
-Securely locks the lid
-Top easily screws on
-Difficult to clean inside
-Lid springs open, but spring isn't strong enough to keep lid open. Will discuss later
Now lets talk about the Thermos Nissan 16-Ounce Stainless Steel Backpack Bottle, Smoke Color:
-Large mouth for easy sipping
-Keeps liquids hot for good periods of time
-Larger mouth allows for easier pouring of liquids inside it
-Larger inside allows for easier cleaning
-Easy grip shape, but a little more difficult to fit in cup holders
-Lid does not lock securely enough. Will discuss later
-Top is not 100% waterproof.
-Top does not separate easily for cleaning
Now let me discuss them both and give my final recommendation. Both mugs claim to keep liquids hot and cold for long periods of time. I found in my personal tests, along with tests done with other members of my family, that the Zojirushi actually keeps liquids hotter for longer. My hypothesis is that since the Nissan/Thermos has a larger opening and mouth, it allows for more heat to escape even though both mugs are made of basically the same material, stainless steel. I've also found that the Nissan/Thermos mug leaks. I've found this multiple times, and it seems there's an issue with the O ring inside the mug, it's just not enough. If you compare the O ring to the Zojirushi, you'll find it is made to fit a lot more snugly inside of the mug and is higher quality.
Another issue is the locking lids. I've found the Zojirushi's lid locking device to be exceptional, it won't leak, period. The Nissan/Thermos lid relies on a ring to swing up to lock the lid, potentially allowing for just a slight amount of space for liquid to leak out (which also probably is why there's less heat retention).
Speaking of lids, lets get to the opening of the lids. Both mugs allow for you to press a button and the top swings open. This is where the Nissan/Thermos lid shines. When you press the button, the lid opens fast with a strong spring that will keep it open, but will allow for easy closing. The lid also does not swing if you should move the mug, it's pretty securely held by the spring. The Zojirushi mug does the same thing, however they rely on a weaker spring to keep the lid open, and then there's a notch at the end which will "lock" the lid open if it goes far enough. Problem is if you happen to unlock the lid but go to take a swig from the mug, the lid will bop you on the nose because it isn't nearly as strong as the Nissan/Thermos.
Both mugs do not emit heat on the outside of the mug, you'd never be able to tell if there was hot substances inside unless you opened it up which is good, it means they both attempt to keep the best amount of heat inside.
Lets talk about cleaning. Both mugs have a slim design so it is a little difficult to clean inside them unless you have a brush. Where the Zojirushi shines is that you can disconnect the lid from the top of the mug and clean everything, but the Nissan/Thermos does not...or at least I haven't been able to figure it out easily.
Overall my review will recommend the Zojirushi. The mug doesn't leak so I can fill it up and throw it in my bag to drink after I get off the train, it's easy to clean and retains heat a lot better then the other mug.