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What is a Hanex worktop?

Hanex® is the registered international brand name for a premium range of acrylic solid surface material, with a long term track record since 1995, composed of about 66% natural minerals, blended with 34% acrylic polymer resins.
Hanex worktops have the same luxurious appearance as granite and marble, but because of its unique reconstitution, has even greater strength, flexibility, elasticity, resilience and durability than any natural stone.

What is a Hanex worktop made from?

A high percentage natural stone, known as Alumina Trihydrate, is pulverised and blended with acrylic polymer resins in a special high-tech process, using heat and pressure in a vacuum, to create a solid slab, stronger and more resilient than the natural stone from which it is made.

How does an Hanex worktop differ from a Natural Stone worktop?

Hanex is an improvement on the natural stone from which it is manufactured. All the fissures, cracks and pores found in natural stone are eliminated, to make Hanex a truly solid, impermeable surface with the highest level of hygiene and stain resistance.

Whereas solid stone slabs are dependent on what is quarried from nature in terms of colour, size and appearance, Hanex worktops are created in a large range of colours and textures, with far greater colour consistency, even across different slabs, and can be manufactured in constant sizes and thickness, making it possible to be fitted in larger sizes and with the minimum number of joints.

Natural stone cannot be shaped or formed and joints cannot be “welded” to form the seamless appearance possible with Hanex. Because of the acrylic added to the natural stone, Hanex can be bent, moulded, shaped, and thermoformed into three-dimensional shapes for virtually unlimited design possibilities and accessories.

The manufacturing process makes Hanex worktops much more resistant to scratches and stains than natural stone and they are also easier to clean and maintain. Another major benefit is that damage can be repaired. Minor damage can be repaired by the home-owner without specialist equipment with repair and maintenance which kits can be obtained from Worktops.net

Repairable

Repairable

Heavy stains and scratches can be erased without a trace simply by rubbing with household cleaner

Durable

Proven to be remarkably durable, a versatile material that is easy to live with in both domestic and commercial environments

Nonporous

Bacteria and mould have nowhere to take root. When it looks clean, it really is clean

Seamless

Inconspicuous seams result in a smooth surface that enables you to create large designs fashioned from a single element

Easy to Clean

With a non-porous surface that prevents dirt and stains from penetrating the material.

Hanex can be used anywhere you can imagine.

Hanex is exceptionally versatile, durable and resilient, perfectly suited as worktops of countertops in kitchens, bathrooms, hotels, serving and reception areas, but is a highly adaptable multipurpose material that can be used effectively as high-end wall cladding or flooring in virtually any room in a house or business, with the same visual impact as marble or granite, or other polished stone if you prefer a more contemporary look, by utilising the scores of different rich colours and textures available.

Perfectly sterile areas such as hospitals, surgeries and laboratories benefit from the impermeable surface and seamless joints, with no place for bacteria to accumulate. Airports, hotel check-in counters and serving areas where germs are easily spread, can also be enhanced by its extremely hygienic and easy to clean properties.

Looking for new ideas to decorate? Endless design and application possibilities.

Give a totally new look to your bar area, lounge, dining room, office, boardroom, bathroom, change room, reception room and even bedroom. Hanex’s unique blend of natural minerals and acrylic, makes it possible to shape, join and form unique two- and three- dimensional effects, exclusive furniture and even works of art.

Whether you prefer high-tech, time-honoured, ultra-modern, or anything in between, Hanex will offer you the perfect choice of design, colour and texture .

Are Hanex worktops the right choice for you?

Hanex offers you the best solution of acrylic worktops to manifest a bespoke kitchen, bathroom, work or serving area that exudes elegance, combined with unmatched hygiene, strength, durability and ease of cleaning.

To complete the perfect design, Hanex worktops in different thickness, colour and texture can be combined with numerous combinations of integrated bowls, sinks and basins, upstands, splashbacks, downturns, wall cladding, overhangs, edgings, return ends and cut-outs.

Comparable solid surface products are Corian, Ecotops, Diore and HiMacs.

If you are looking for an even harder surface with quartz appearance, you may wish to consider Ecostone, Silestone, Caesarstone, Compac or Technistone.

You can get a quote for all the major brands of worktops in solid surface, natural stone, quartz, wood and ultra compact, from Worktops.net, the leading fabricator and installer of bespoke worktops in the UK.

Author: Pieter du Plessis

An accomplished writer, with many years of practical experience in the design and construction industry. He has a PhD. in communication science and has distinguished himself as a writer of high-level articles over a wide spectrum of topics, technical and academic theses, presidential speeches and marketing material for a very large listed company. He is a qualified project manager and owned and managed two construction companies, one of which specialised in home remodelling. He is also a skilled craftsman, specialising in carpentry and landscaping.
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