The Quality of the Finish - The glazing of the sink surface provides both durability and shine over long periods of time. The sinks glaze is practically impervious to threatening bacteria from food preparation. Stains do not penetrate the glaze and can be easily wiped away. Acids and chemical cleaners have virtually no adverse effect. Coffee stains cigarette burns and other daily occurances that would adversely effect kitchen sinks made from other materials are easily wiped away on fireclay sinks. Scratches - These sinks are not adversely affected by scratches from pots pans knifes etc. Thermal Shock - Thermal Shock has no effect whatsoever on the sink. The unique matte like grey glaze gives the appearance of textured concrete in varied grey hues, making it stand out from other ordinary white sinks and creating a one of a kind look. Each sink is crafted with the highest grade of fireclay to ensure it not only looks great but also lasts you for a very long time. The white fireclay sink is glazed on all 4 sides with a rich varied grey concrete textured color to give the appearance of pure concrete. Made in Italy. Drain not included. This sink tapers from top to bottom by 1/8\'\'. Due to the organic nature of the fireclay material, dimensions may vary by 1/8\" of an inch. We recommend having the sink on location to trace and measure for countertop and cabinet cut outs. This fireclay sink is compatible for use with a garbage disposal. The drain size is standard 3 1/2\" and the sink is durable enough to use with a disposer. Heat resistant up to 350\' F. This sink has been tested and will not crack due to heat exposure from a pot / pan up to 350\' F hot. Another option is Flushmount where the countertop and top edge of sink are exactly the same height, in this case the silicone sealer between the sink and countertop will be visible. Not to be confused with drop-in which this sink is not designed for. Country of origin: Italy.
- The third option is Topmount where the countertop buts up against the side of the sink which sticks up above the height of the countertop
- This sink can be installed in 3 different ways, all of which feature an exposed front apron. Recommended Model: ABST35
- Item weight: 100. Material: Fireclay. Product Dimensions: 29.75\"L x 20.875\"W x 9.875\"H. Depth: 8.875. Thickness: 1. Finish: Gray. Faucet holes: 4
- Shape: Rectangular. Installation type: Farmhouse. Inner bowl: 27.84 x 18.19 x 8.9. Drain placement: Center. Drain size: 3.5. Bowl style: Rounded
- Bowl type: Single bowl. Overflow: No. Apron theme: Smooth. The most common is Undermount, where the countertop flows over the edge of the sink