CORIAN® of DuPont USA, s a solid non-porous material by homogeneously establishment: 25% acrylic resin (methacrylate polymethyl or PMA) and 75% natural mineral ores main ingredient with hydrate aluminum (ΑΤΗ), originating from bauxite, a mineral produced from aluminum.
Although solid surfaces resist heat, they also have the quality to change shape when they remain in height temperature forever 30 min.
Daily use of cooking pots can rarely cause a problem with an exception of pressure cookers, since the temperatures are not height enough to damage the kitchen work tops.
But even in the case of pressure cookers, the temperature is decreasing when the pot is taken off the cooker. In order to prevent possible damage, we can place removable robs, made of stainless steel on the kitchen worktops.
Solid surfaces are non-porous materials, specially designed not to get stained. Stains that are left to dry for over 24 hours or stain that are not thoroughly cleaned with common detergents can easily be removed if instructions by Technientos Design are followed.
Although solid surfaces are very resilient they can be scratched by a sharp Knife. A cutting board should be used. Accidental cuts or scratches can easily repaired.
Yes, if you have a polished worktop, it can return back to its original polish. Please contact Technientos Design for Further Information.
Yes, solid surfaces can be used for external covering of fireplaces.
Minimum effort is required in order to keep a solid surface clean. That is because of the constituents and the way of manufacturing which offer credible solution and beauty for many years.
A solid surface is consistent throughout the entire thickness of the material. Therefore scratches can easily be repaired even by the house wife herself.
Accidental extensive damage can also be repaired by experienced and qualified staff.