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What is Hanex®?

Hanex® 100% Acrylic Solid Surface is an ideal material for residential and commercial application because of its beauty, durability, aesthetics, design flexibility, color choices, and more. Hanex® products are non-porous material and NSF 51 Certified for Food Preparation areas. They can be applied in many applications where sanitation is of utmost importance, such as Kitchen Countertops, Hospitals, Playrooms, Schools, and many more.

What is Hanex® made of?

Hanex® 100% Acrylic Solid Surface is made with composition of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) resin filled with Alumina-Trihydrate and other specialized formula to give it the timeless beauty and quality. Only two companies have successfully developed the DBCU (Double Belt Casting Unit) process to produce superior products.

Can I receive Hanex® samples?

Hanex® samples are provided to help our customers in making the right selection from the vast array of colors and designs.

Is Hanex® repairable?

Unlike other surfacing materials, Hanex® can be repaired to its original condition. Hanex® is non-porous and solid throughout the entire material. These features make Hanex virtually Maintenance Free and Completely Repairable.

How do I clean and take care of my Hanex®?

Unlike other Surfacing materials which are produced by laminating or coating, Hanex® is Non-Porous and Solid though the entire material. These features make Hanex® virtually Maintenance Free and Reparable. To ensure long lasting beauty, follow the guidelines to prevent damages and care for your investment.

What is NSF51?

According to NSF website, “No other independent testing programs require companies to comply with the strict standards imposed by NSF and its product certification programs. From extensive product testing and material analyses to unannounced plant inspections, NSF is the only third-party testing organization to undertake a complete evaluation of every aspect of a product’s development before it can earn our certification.”

NSF 51 is one of the Certification program specifically designed for Food Preparation Area. NSF imposes strictest standards to ensure consumer health and safety. Hanex® 100% Acrylic Solid Surface have been tested by NSF, Certified, and is currently listed as NSF 51 Certified.

Can I fabricate and install Hanex® myself?

To ensure proper fabrication, installation, and warranty coverage, Hanex® is only available to certified fabricators. Seamless is Malta & Gozo’s only certified fabricator.

Who can repair or refinish my Hanex® countertop?

Minor scratches and damages can be easily repaired. However, for deep scratches and/or other damages which may require expert repair, please contact Seamless.

What do I do with small sample material left over after installation of Hanex®?

These color matched materials can be used at later time for repair. Please keep these color matched materials for future use.

Are there different finishes to Hanex®?

Your Hanex® can be finished to have Matte, Simi-gloss, High-gloss finish. Remember, some colors may require more maintenance with different finish. Please consult Seamless.

I am still confused about the heat-resistance properties of Hanex®

The innate feature of Hanex® gives it excellent heat resistant properties compared to other surfacing materials in the market. However, to prevent any damages from heat, never place hot items directly on Hanex®. Always use trivets with rubber feet when placing hot items on the countertop. Remember, placing hot pans or heat-generating appliances directly on Hanex® may cause damages to your countertop. Avoid direct and indirect heat with temperatures over 175 degrees. In most cases, the damages can be repaired, however to protect your Hanex® countertop, always use trivet when placing hot items or heat-generating appliances.

What are the advantages of Hanex® over Granite?

With the beauty of Granite, there are many limitations with it. If granite is not properly sealed regularly, it can be easily stained, harbor bacteria, molds, viruses, and other germs that can be unhealthy. Depending on the size of your countertop, granite countertops will have visible seams and other imperfections that may cause problems. There are many other benefits of Hanex® over Granite, however, most importantly; your Hanex® is fully repairable and renewable. Additionally, unlike granite, Hanex® comes with 15-year limited warranty, best in the industry.

What are the advantages of Hanex® over Laminates?

Laminates over time will separate due to moisture. Hanex® is non-porous, solid, and homogenous. The water absorption ratio is among the lowest in the industry. In daily use of Hanex®, moisture cannot penetrate it. There are many other benefits of Hanex® over Laminates, however, most importantly; your Hanex® is fully repairable and renewable. Additionally, unlike laminates, Hanex® comes with 15-year limited warranty, best in the industry.

What are the advantages of Hanex® over Tiles?

Hanex® Solid Surfaces can be fabricated and installed in almost any application with inconspicuous seams, making Hanex® truly “Solid” in Surfacing materials. The design flexibility and usability of Hanex®, such as integrated sinks and coved back-splashes, makes it perfect combination of Beauty, Design, and Practicality. Unlike Tiles, you don’t have the grouts to clean, disinfect, and worry about harboring bacteria, viruses, and germs. There are many other benefits of Hanex® over tiles, however, most importantly; your Hanex® is fully repairable and renewable. Additionally, unlike tiles, Hanex® comes with 15-year limited warranty, best in the industry.

What are the advantages over materials like Wood, Concrete, Stainless Steel…?

Hanex® 100% Acrylic Solid Surface is an ideal hygienic material for Kitchens and Baths due to its resistance to heat, moisture, pollutants, bacteria and other harmful agents. With wide selection of colors and design applications, Hanex® can transform any space into a beautiful environment. The unlimited design flexibility of Hanex® makes it a perfect material to use in Commercial applications. Many Commercial Builders are using Solid Surfaces in hospitals, restaurants, hotels, schools, banks and other areas because of all the advantages Solid Surface has to offer.

What is the warranty (guarantee) of Hanex®?

Your Hanex® 100% Acrylic Solid Surface comes with 15-year limited warranty, best in the industry. The inherent properties of Hanex® with its DBCU manufacturing process, Hanex® name is recognized in the industry for quality. Hanex® can only be fabricated and installed by Certified Hanex® Fabricators, so you have the assurance of quality product, expert installation, and the industry’s best warranty. Additionally, your countertop is backed by industry experts, authorized repair agents, and customer service associates to service you.

How much is Hanex® ?

The cost of Solid Surface fabrication and installation will vary due to the complexity of design, application, edge details, color selection, and more. Please consult Seamless for a quotation. You will be pleasantly surprised.