Basting is an important part of cooking meats to perfection. Using the drippings or even a specially made sauce can keep things moist and bring out some delicious flavors. The Carlisle 12 inch 45degrees Sparta® Flat Brush (4037500) is the perfect tool for the job with three inches of double-boiled bristles to cover a wide surface. Bristles are set into place with epoxy to prevent areas that could contain bacteria. With the Carlisle - 4037500 - 12 inch 45degrees Sparta® Flat Brush, you get a brush that is able to maintain fluids with sanitary conditions. Take advantage of the hole at the top of the handle to make drying and storing the brush easier.