Cabinet Countertop Selection

- Oct 20, 2018-

When choosing a countertop, you can't choose from the price and appearance, but also from practical aspects, so you must first understand the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of the countertop material.

Artificial stone countertop

Artificial stone, high-tech synthetic material, mixed with natural ore, color pigment, polyester resin, curing agent, etc., and processed by high temperature and high pressure. Uniform texture, no capillary pores. Oil and water stains do not easily penetrate into it. Strong anti-fouling ability, non-toxic, no radiation. Can withstand long-term tests, acid, alkali, high temperature, impact resistance, folding resistance, and resistance to penetration. Effectively prevent surface aging, fine texture, so that bacteria can not survive, hygienic and beautiful. It has both marble texture and wood properties. It can be sawed, drilled, planed and cut. The surface scratches can be polished and polished with fine grain sandpaper. It is durable and can be seamlessly bonded at any length. Using the same material adhesive, the two stones are bonded and polished, and applied to a long countertop, such as a bank, a restaurant, a bar in a long cabinet, or used in conjunction with a bathroom sink and a wash basin.

Natural stone countertop

The high-grade marble and granite in natural stone are also the traditional matching materials for the countertops. They are hard, wear-resistant, temperature-resistant and pressure-resistant. The color texture is beautiful and beautiful, and the colors are beautiful. Because the length of natural stone can't be too long, it can't be made into the usual whole table, so the texture is different, there is color difference after splicing, and the seam sometimes leaks and leaks when the temperature changes drastically, and it is easy to breed bacteria.

Refractory countertop

Commonly known as fireproof board tops, medium density fiberboard and particle board are used as substrates, and the decorative fireproof board is attached to the substrate board by a flat heating paste process. The perimeter is glued with PVC plastic. At present, there is a certain proportion in the entire market, and most cabinets use refractory panels. It is mainly used for fireproof panels for cabinets and wooden doors. The surface of the countertop is bright in color and has many varieties of colors. It is wear-resistant, scratch-resistant, high-temperature resistant, and has good acid and alkali resistance. The color of the countertop can be matched with the color of the cabinet.

Stainless steel countertop

Stainless steel countertops are traditional materials used in home cabinets and work stations in hotels, restaurants, and restaurants. Because of its strong and bright materials, clean and hygienic, easy to clean, practical, and will not breed bacteria, it once occupied the main position of the market.