Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Hanex?
Hanex® Solid Surface is an ideal material for residential and commercial applications because of its beauty, durability, aesthetics, design flexibility and colour choices. Manufactured out of a unique blend of natural minerals and acrylic resins, Hanex® Solid Surface products are non porous and NSF 51 Certified for Food Preparation areas. The seamless nature of the products provides architects and interior designers with unlimited design possibilities.
2. What is Hanex® made of?
Hanex® Solid Surface is manufactured from a composition of Methyl Methacrylate (MMA) and Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) resin filled with Alumina-Trihydrate and other specialised formula to give it the timeless beauty and quality.
3. Why should I recommend and specify Hanex® to my customers?
The unmatchable durability of Hanex® makes it a perfect choice for many residential & commercial applications. With the vast array of colours and designs, Hanex® can enhance any interior application. Most importantly, Hanex® Solid Surface has inconspicuous seams and the surfaces can be repaired and restored to its original condition, unlike other surfacing materials.
4. What is NSF 51?
NSF 51 is certification program which specifically concentrates on Food Preparation Areas. Hanex® Solid Surfaces have been tested and certified by NSF 51.
5. What are the advantages of using Hanex® Solid Surface Products over engineered stone surfaces?
Hanex® Solid Surface Products will not chip, stain or fade over a period of time. Hanex® Surfaces can be moulded to any design. What’s more Hanex® sufaces have inconspicuous seams and the surface can be repaired.
6. What are the advantages of using Hanex® Solid Surface Products over laminate surfaces?
Laminate surfaces are delicate, fragile and sensitive to heat & impact. In addition laminate surfaces may separate over time due to moisture. Hanex® surfaces are non-porous and highly durable.
7. What are the advantages of using Hanex® Solid Surface Products over tile surfaces?
Hanex® Solid Surfaces have inconspicuous seams making it a ‘truly’ hygienic solid surface. Hanex® Solid Surfaces provide resistance to bacteria, moisture, pollutants and other harmful agents.
8. What are the advantages of using Hanex® Solid Surface Products over granite surfaces?
Despite the beauty of granite surfaces, if the granite is not sealed regularly it can easily be stained, harbour bacteria or other pollutants. Depending on the size of your granite surface, the surface will also have visible seams and other imperfections.
9. What range of colours is Hanex® available in?
Hanex® Solid Surface Products are available in 3 ranges;
a) Hanex® Standard range
Our standard range has been specifically developed to coordinate with range of materials and the latest European design trends.
b) Hanex® Ice range
Our Ice Range lets you explore the interaction of light on solid surface products - the translucent nature of these products allows you to integrate backlit designs or simply let natural & artificial light transform the interior aesthetics of your home.
c) Hanex® Premier range
Our Premier range uses transparent acrylic and pearl chips to capture the lustre & richness of natural stone and quartz. What’s more the Premier Range has enhanced emissions of ‘far infrared rays’ which help create a peaceful and inviting environment.
10. What size sheets is Hanex® available in?
Standard Sheet Size: 3680 x 760 x 12mm.
11. Is Hanex® available in different finishes?
Hanex® surfaces can be finished to have a matte, semi-gloss or high-gloss finish. Some colours may require additional maintenance with a different finish.
12. Are all the Hanex® Solid Surface ranges the same price?
Hanex® surfaces vary in price according to the colour chosen. Please contact XFLO for further details.
13. What is the cost of a Hanex® surface?
The installed cost of a Hanex® surface is determined by the complexity of your design and the colour range you have selected. Hanex® surfaces are very high quality/high value purchases and are price comparable with stainless steel, stone, and timber benchtops.
14. Does Hanex® come with a warrnty cover?
Hanex® Solid Surface comes with the quality assurance of a 10 Year Limited Warranty. Please see the Warranty section on our website for details.
15. Can I obtain Hanex® samples?
Samples of Hanex® are provided to assist our customers in selecting the right colour & design. Please contact XFLO for further details.
16. Is Hanex® repairable?
Unlike other surfacing materials Hanex® can be repaired to its original condition.
17. Can Hanex® be fabricated and installed by DIYer’s
To ensure correct fabrication, installation and warranty coverage, Hanex® can only be installed by certified fabricators.