All About Commercial Solid Surfaces

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Commercial Solid Surfaces are used in a range of industry sectors including hospitality, catering, airports, public buildings, schools, shop fitting, transport, kitchens, bathrooms and hospitals. It needs to be hard wearing, high quality, stain resistant, hygienic, high specification and reliable.

Working with contractors, designers and architects frequently enables us to understand your objectives and meet and exceed your expectations.

The surfaces will be used frequently and need to withstand tough conditions. They often mimic naturally occurring materials such as marble, stone and granite but are in fact made from a man-made material that comprises of a combination of acrylic, resin and polyester pigments.

Shapes and uses of a Solid Surface

As the material is normally manufactured in a sheet for fabrication, it can be cast and adjusted into a variety of shapes. Heating and bending the sheets into three dimensional shapes offers versatility and flexibility.

One of the major advantages of commercial solid surfaces is the fact they are non –porous and low maintenance.  They can be joined without gaps, stopping areas where water can collect and bacteria can form, keeping food preparation areas and medical areas especially safe.

Most commonly used as wall cladding, backsplashes, worktops, seating and doors, commercial solid surfaces are available in a wide range of colours.  If damage occurs, scratches can be buffed out and repairs are possible due to it being a highly renewable and repairable material.

The shape and design of the surface can be designed to suite your precise requirements without diluting the aesthetic appeal and ensuring functionality and versatility remain paramount.

The range of solid surface materials include Staron, Dupont, Corian, Krion, Hanex, Hi-macs, Kerrock and Avonite and are incredibly durable. They can be scribed, drilled and cut on site when required and do not require specialist masonry equipment.