All our stainless steel sinks are created with 304 Series Stainless Steel. 304 Series or “surgical grade” stainless steel is non-porous, hygienic, rust-free and extremely durable. This premium grade of stainless steel is considered to be the best formulation for residential sink manufacturing.
What does the gauge of the stainless steel mean?
The gauge is the thickness of the stainless steel. An easy rule of thumb is, the lower the number of the gauge, the thicker and better the stainless steel. Therefore, 18 gauge is better than 20 gauge.
What does chrome-nickel content mean?
Chrome-Nickel content refers to the percentage of chrome and nickel in the stainless steel. Chrome gives the stainless steel its luster & durability, while the nickel is for the hardness & strength. 18/10 Stainless Steel means it contains 18% Chromium or Chrome and 10% Nickel. A sink with an 18/10 chrome-nickel content is considered to be an excellent grade, due to its corrosive resistance and greater durability. All our sink models are 18/10.
What kind of finish does our stainless steel sinks have?
Our stainless steel sinks have what is called a satin polished finish. This elegant finish creates an enduring, easy-to-clean luster that is impervious to water stains and calcium deposits. The satin polished finish is created by performing numerous hand and machine buffing operations that produce a beautiful luster.
What kind of undercoating is applied on our Stainless Steel sinks?
Sound deadening pads are installed on all models to eliminate unwanted sounds, such as the garbage disposal growl.