A & C Undermount Stainless Steel
Sink User’s Manual
1. Limited Lifetime Warranty
A&C products are guaranteed to be free from defects in materials and
A&C sink has been designed and engineered to resist scratches and stains
when used properly. The durable finish will resist food acids and should not
stain under normal kitchen use.
A&C sink is fully protected by heavy duty sound guard undercoating.
A&C sink is designed to accept waste disposer.
A&C replaces the defective sink without any charge when presented to the
selling distributor, together with proof of purchase, during the warranty
A&C warranty excludes any labor charges, removal and reinstallation
expense, freight or postage, or any incidental or consequential damages
resulting from any defective product.
A&C warranty shall be voided by any of the following:
• Improper installation, care or cleaning of the sink contrary to user’s manual
2. CARE AND CLEANING GUIDE
Your A&C sink is made from the finest nickel
bearing stainless steel. Its beautiful finish becomes lovelier with use and
age. And more, the careful polishing makes A&C sink so easy to clean and
• Rinse the sink immediately and thoroughly after every use. This will remove
the chlorides residue and keep your sink bright and shiny. Chlorides, which are
found in most all soap, detergents, bleaches and cleansers, can be aggressive
to stainless steel.
• Wipe with a soft cloth or sponge.
• Towel dry after every use to prevent mineral deposits.
• Remove the rubber mats and dishpans after every use, since they can make the
sink surface rust and possibly pit.
• Never leave the wet cloth, sponge, and any other cleaning pad on the sink,
since these things can lead to the sink surface rusting
• Never use steel pad or any other metallic brush tools to clean your A&C
sink, since these steel or metal particles can be iembedded in the surface of
• Never leave the foods and any other things (containing high level of salt) on
the sink surface for extended periods of time, since the salt is very
aggressive on the stainless steel. The salt can cause the sink surface to pit
Following the above-mentioned recommendations, you will surely make your
A&C sink look just like new after many years of service.
Installation Profile of A&C sink
• When installing A&C sink, please double check style and size before
• If you mount A&C sink to granite, marble countertop, please contact your
fabricator for proper installation requirements. Some other restrictions may be
• Always use the physical sink to get an accurate cut out, the template is only
supplied for a guide.
The procedures for under-mounting to solid surface materials are as following:
1). Locate center of bowl over base cabinet and calculate center. Use framing
square, draw line on counter top to locate center of bowl. Mark center bowl
location on line.
2). Locate the set back as desired for over- or underhang of counter. This
dimension will vary depending on overhang style chosen, type of bowl used and
size of sink deck.
3). Make paper template and transfer to 3/8” or 1/2” plywood. Draw template on
plywood and increase template size by 1/16” to allow 5/8” template guide at
bottom of router. Cut template.
4). Secure template to countertop using 6” bar clamps. Place router over wood
cutout and cut hole. Make sure router cut follows edge of template.
5). After hole is cut, sand the opening with appropriate grit sand paper and
finish cut surface as required.
6). Drill holes through the deck of sink rim at locations necessary to provide
solid support. This should include holes in each corner and at front and rear
7). Clean bottom of countertop and top flange of sink with denatured alcohol
and apply a narrow bead of silicone adhesive sealant to top edge of bowl flange
and position bowl.
8). Mount sink by placing appropriate screws through the holes drilled into the
sink rim and tighten as necessary to secure sink to countertop. Additional
holes may be drilled if needed.
9). Clean off excess silicone from countertop and sink.
Important: Use plumbers putty when installing the sink basket strainers should
4. Required Tools and Materials
| • Undermount paper
template (supply by A & C)
| • Undermount clips (supply by A
|| • Drill and ¼” bit
| • Silicone adhesive sealant.
|| • Sand paper
| • Eye and ear protection is
|| • Pencils
| • Screw Driver and Hammer
|| • 2 bar clamps
| • Tape measure
|| • Router
| • Denatured alcohol
|| • Wingnuts
|A & C Global, Inc.
628 Lawler Ave
Wilmette, IL 60091
Phone: (312) 226-5861, (847) 219-1380, (847) 219-8818
Fax: (312) 226.5821