Cast iron is still the preferred material for a cast iron preseasoned Camping Dutch Oven. Good Dutch ovens have been passed down from generation to generation for centuries. If your cast-iron Dutch oven is well seasoned and maintained, you can also use it as a family heirloom. because the material is so long lasting. The cast iron preseasoned dutch oven come with the cast iron pre-seasoned. It is very convenient for us to use it.