Strength meets beauty in the Cortez series of kitchen sinks. The basin is constructed from a premium granite composite that blends natural quartz with an acrylic resin for superior durability and the luxurious look of real stone. An advanced, proprietary manufacturing process ensures even distribution of the material, for unparalleled resistance to thermal shock and damage from dropping items. The sink is colored all the way through, For a rich and consistent hue that is enhanced with UV protection to prevent fading. A naturally surface repels stains, and is heat-safe up to 650°F to shield against hot cookware. The versatile dual mount design enables either drop-in or Undermount installation for seamless integration with any countertop.