A good reusable mug can save you money and keep your drinks piping hot or refreshingly cold. Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA, Stainless Steel Mug is one of that kind, if you have an experience with it will be hard for you to change to another mug.
The Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA, new stainless steel mug, is at the higher end of the cost spectrum, but its well-designed exterior, one-handed usability, easy-to-clean nonstick Teflon interior, and foolproof locking mechanism are well worth the price of admission. This stainless steel mug, will never, ever spill in your bag. It’s hard to put a price on that sort of thing well, actually, it’s about the price of a new bag, laptop, phone, and whatever else happened to be in there at the time.
The new Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA is lighter and more compact than its predecessor, but it still offers one-handed usability and a foolproof locking mechanism that will keep your valuables safe. It is available in a 20-ounce version (SM-SA60) that can double as a water bottle, as well as in 12- and 16-ounce versions (SM-SA36 and SM-SA48).
Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA, Stainless Steel mug, 16oz. has a vacuum insulation that keeps beverages hot or cold for hours. Easy-to-clean nonstick coated interior. Tight fitted flip-open lid keeps beverages hotter or colder than travel mugs. Safety lock to prevent the lid from opening accidentally. Lightweight design for added portability.
What we liked about it
- It’s constructed with stainless steel
- An air tight lid that completely seals with a safety lock
- The lid is quite durable and won’t leak any liquids
What we didn’t like about it
- The opening is quite small
- A slim design that doesn’t fit well in standard cup holders.
When it comes to insulation, the Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA, Stainless Steel mug, thermos is ideal. The double walled stainless steel vacuum insulation reduces heat loss through convection currents. The steel coating in the thermos makes it easy to wash and doesn’t soak in any smell.
The Zojirushi SM-SA48-BA has sturdy leak-proof seals and a simple locking mechanism that we can trust if we want to throw it into a bag, and it’s easy to use one-handed option. On testing it, it didn’t leak, it didn’t spill, it’s pretty tough, it can take a bit of a beating, and it has an attractive design that’s minimalist, yet eye-catching in its simplicity.