The SilicaTec granite range of kitchen sinks by hansgrohe is awash with innovative and convenient features.
29 March 2018
Text by Aditi Gaitonde Fernandes
Open-plan living is one of the most significant interior design trends of our time. Kitchens are no longer closed-off as private spaces. Instead, they are embraced into the living area in a harmonious way. To add personality to your cooking space, hansgrohe developed SilicaTec granite range of kitchen sinks – an elegant centrepiece for trendy open-plan homes.
Here’s what makes this range special. Made of quartz and acrylic resin, these SilicaTec sinks are smooth, hard, non-porous, dirt repellent and easy to clean. They are also stain resistant so don’t worry about wine, tea and coffee stains or even hot utensils. To add to its list of features, it’s also odourless, UV-stable, heat resistant, food safe and impact resistant.
The collection gives you the freedom to create a minimalistic, linear design to suit your interiors. Pick from various shapes, sizes and layout options like under mount and top mount single bowl sinks, double bowl sinks and single bowl sinks with a draining board. They are also available in three colours – graphite black, stone grey and cement grey.
If you’re looking for convenient sink combinations, the black models feature everything from a premium tap and easy-to-use control system to a smart hose box for the pullout spray tap. The combination models can be fitted with two kinds of intuitive controls. In one, the controls are placed on the right-hand side of the sink rim, which can be turned to select the precise water temperature and volume. To turn off the tap, simply press the Select button conveniently placed on the high spout.
Alternatively, the Select button is positioned on the right sink rim. It controls the water flow and drainage while the lever on the faucet adjusts the temperature and quantity of water.
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