Whack it against your shaker all you like! It’s built to last. Handle is double-welded with an extra strong tig weld and wide collar. Won’t break, bend, warp or rust, even behind the busiest bar. The perfect strainer for your cocktails, tea or dozens of other uses around the kitchen. Works great as a kombucha sieve or for straining soups or broths as well! Made from food grade stainless steel. Safe for home and commercial dishwashers.