Is Minerva the same as Corian?

Is Minerva the same as Corian?

Corian® is an excellent versatile material but is generally comparatively expensive and is manufactured by DuPont. There are a number of less expensive alternatives, Maia and Minerva being two of these; they are both manufactured in England by Sylmar Limited in Derbyshire.

Does Minerva scratch?

The surface can be damaged by scratching or cutting with knives, so the use of a cutting board is essential. Any minor scratches can easily be removed using the grey abrasive pad and other items from the minerva® care kit. Please refer to the care and maintenance guide.

What is Minerva countertop?

Minerva is a worktop that is manufactured in 25mm thick solid material, using state of the art technology, with the colour running all the way throughout your worktop, creating a cool feel which is pleasing to the touch.

What is Maia made of?

A maia worktop is a hard synthetic material acrylic with natural fillers, primarily used for horizontal worktops and vertical wall applications, such as kitchens, bathrooms, service counters, tub and shower walls, etc. A 3mm layer of acrylic surface is specially bonded to a particleboard substrate.

What is Maia worktop made of?

What are Maia worktops made of?

Is Minerva compact laminate?

In my experience Maia and Minerva have been the most common in this regard, Maia being in the solid surface is a little bit of a misnomer as it is laminate block layered with a solid surface resin, whereas Minerva is a similar resin condensed into a solid block.

What is a cheaper alternative to Corian?

Many consumers look to Swanstone as a less expensive alternative to Corian or Avonite. One benefit of Swan’s diversified product lines is that they are a good source of solid surface integrated sink countertops, especially bathroom vanity tops. Swanstone stands up well against high heat.