Material Comparison Chart
Comparison chart to show how our sink products perform vs other types of kitchen & bathroom sink materials.
|Plastic||Stainless Steel||Corian©||American Stonecast|
|Usually very light, not designed for long life or durability.||Light to heavy, often extremely thin to save weight & cost.||Usually very heavy.||Medium, good balance of weight and durability.|
|Light, not made for heavy usage.||Medium||Medium||Medium-Heavy, extremely durable. In many cases minor flaws can be removed easily.|
|Poor, easily melts in high heat.||Good, stands up to heat.||Poor-Medium, can crack when exposed to boiling water or hot pans.||Excellent, withstands heat up to 500 degrees, hot pans and cigarettes|
|Medium, easily scratches, can stain and discolor.||Medium.||Medium||Excellent, cleans easily with approprite cleaners.|
American Stonecast Products kitchen and bathroom sinks are made to withstand high heat ranges, and will not melt or crack like other materials when they come into contact with hot dishes, pans, etc. Our products withstand heat of up to 500 degrees. You can literally lay a lit cigarette on our product, let it burn completely down, and there will be little to no staining from the smoke/heat; any light stain remeaning can easily be cleaned off.
Light scratches and stains can also be easily removed with quality cleaners and the use of Scotch Brite Pads, or light sanding. Many chemicals and cleaners will not harm the sink or cause discoloration when cleaning.