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16-Gauge Stainless Steel
June 30, 2017

Sturdiness You Can Depend On

Each MR Direct 16-gauge kitchen sink is constructed from cold-rolled 304-grade stainless steel. The superior-quality composition and corrosion-resistant properties ensure a strong product that you can depend on. 16-gauge sink models are 25% thicker than the industry standard 18, and come fully-insulated to diminish sound. Their brushed satin finish helps conceal any scratches that may occur over time.

Installation Methods

Apron sinks are mounted either over or under the countertop, depending on your preference. A custom-fit opening is required to be cut out of the countertop. Apron sinks stylishly display an exposed, front-facing surface that extends 1-2 inches outward from the cabinetry.

16-gauge stainless steel undermount kitchen sinks sit below the surface of the counter, meaning the edge of the countertop is exposed. Undermount models must be installed underneath granite countertops, or an alternatively solid surface.

Cleaning your 16-Gauge Sink

To clean your sink after everyday use, it's important to rinse with water and towel dry afterwards. Most cleaners contain chemical additives that will compromise the luster of your sink if they are used daily, but regularly rinsing with water is sufficient.

Once a week, saturate your sink with a mild abrasive cleaner and use a soft cloth or sponge to scrub with the grain of the sink. Rinse immediately and towel dry. Never use steel wool or allow chlorides to remain in contact with your sink for long periods of time.

Features and Benefits of 16-Gauge Stainless Steel Sinks

  • 16-gauge; 25% thicker than 18-gauge
  • Resistant to heat, stains, and scratches
  • Sound dampening quality
  • Less vibration caused by garbage disposals
  • Accessories available
  • Limited Lifetime Warranty

Click Here to read more about our 16-Gauge Stainless Steel Sinks