Corian ® is manufactured by DuPont and is the original solid surface material. It has been a long favourite in kitchen design due to its fantastic design qualities. Corian solid surfaces can be joined seamlessly and thermoformed to create any shape you desire. Transparency and engraving can add a truly personal touch.
Created to last a lifetime, Corian is a solid surface with a unique composite of natural minerals and pure acrylic polymer which creates a stone-hard surface that can be shaped and fabricated to meet any design requirements.
Corian is also known for its exceptional hygienic properties. It is a solid, homogeneous and non-porous work surfaces and it is the material of choice for applications in healthcare, hospitality, schools, and of course, homes. It is easy to maintain and is very resistant to stains. Most stains are removable with ordinary household cleaners.
Worktops are shaped using specialist equipment and joined to give a seamless appearance, with inconspicuous joints
Heavily Veined / Particulated Colours
These colours are highly unlikely to have contineous flow of the pattern when 2 sheets or 2 pieces of the same sheet are seamed together. The change of pattern will show up on the seam area
Due to thermal expansion solid surfaces can expand up to 1mm per meter
Overhangs & Support
Any overhang extending more than 300mm should be supported and carcasses should be 600mm spacing
Care and Maintenance
Worktops.net offer a Care and Maintenance Kit which has been developed to offer the customer everything they need to keep their worktops looking good for years to come
Solid Surface worktops are not scratch proof, the use of chopping boards is recommended. Dark, heavily pigmented colours will show scratches, wear and tear more easily. However these can be sanded out if required by ordering a remedial visit from worktops.net
Solid Surfaces can be repaired if damaged or scratched. This service can be ordered from worktops.net
Solid Surface worktops is naturally hygienic as it is non-porous and the seamless joints do not harbour germs
Heavy stains and scratches can be erased without a trace simply by rubbing with household cleaner
Proven to be remarkably durable, a versatile material that is easy to live with in both domestic and commercial environments
Bacteria and mould have nowhere to take root. When it looks clean, it really is clean
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.