Collapsible Strainer and Steamer


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This collapsible strainer’s metal leaves fan out to form a rounded strainer or steamer. When you’re done, it folds down to a tenth of its size. RMDLO has all the perks of high-grade strainer/steamer (including heat-resistant handles and an antibacterial drainage system). But once you store the slim sheet in a drawer or hang it, you’d never guess it’s a strainer.

  • Materials: Metal leaves: 304 stainless steel; Handles: BPA-free plastic
  • Care: Top rack dishwasher safe
  • Flexible, compact design
  • Collapses for easy storage
  • Features expandable and malleable stainless steel leaves
  • Heat-resistant handles, can be used as an over-the-pot steamer
  • Made in China
  • Dimensions: Closed: 15" x 3" x 1.8"; Open: 10.2" x 7.5" x 5.9"
  • Weight: 0.53 lb.

30 Reviews (4.5 out of 5 Grommets)

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10/19/2018 by Alan

Easy to use and does exactly what its supposed to do. Super easy to store. Love it.


tiny living

8/2/2018 by Christine

This was the perfect gift for my daughter's small apartment. Easy to use and clean and easy to store,


Very cool kitchen gadget!

7/25/2018 by Suzan

Functional and space saver. Nice looking design too.


Easy to open, small to store

7/25/2018 by Cindy

I got this for the future, to use in an RV. I've used it a couple times, rather than dig out the large standard strainer.


Sturdy, effective, stores well

4/7/2018 by Sara

This strainer is perfect for my needs. I wanted a stainless steel strainer, but I didn't want another bulky thing in my cupboards. This strainer is a little stiff to pull into shape, and compress; I think that is necessary for it to be as sturdy as it is in use.More > < Less

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This strainer folds slimmer than a deck of cards.


Slim Strainer

This collapsible strainer opens up like a colander, then folds down to a tenth of its original size to store.

Maker Ran Merkazy’s fascination with origami and geometry really shines through in RMDLO’s inventive, minimalist design.

Its flexible metal panels transform into a rounded strainer with BPA-free, heat-resistant handles and a built-in antibacterial drainage system. It also doubles as a steamer that fits snugly in most pots.

Like the armadillo it was modeled after, this strainer is tough. When you’re done, its metal armor collapses into a sheet that fits in a drawer.