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    • Old_Milly
    • By Old_Milly 18th Apr 17, 10:09 PM
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    Reducing Quartz Kitchen Worktop Thickness
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    • 18th Apr 17, 10:09 PM
    Reducing Quartz Kitchen Worktop Thickness 18th Apr 17 at 10:09 PM
    Hello,

    I can't seem to find any information regarding the following matter:
    Are there any disadvantage to milling down a quartz worktop slab from 30mm to 20mm?
    The supplier has made a mistake in the availability of the slab thickness (the colour we've ordered isn't available in the required thickness) and suggests this option (at their cost).

    Many thanks for your answers.
    Last edited by Old_Milly; 18-04-2017 at 10:11 PM.
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    • FreeBear
    • By FreeBear 19th Apr 17, 12:37 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 12:37 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 12:37 PM
    IF they can find someone with a gantry mill and are prepared to accept the cost, it is certainly possible (depending on the construction of the worktop). As long as the supplier is willing to provide a warranty and fix any problems, it might be OK.

    If the worktop has an internal lightweight core, then exposing it probably isn't a good idea.
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    • Old_Milly
    • By Old_Milly 19th Apr 17, 9:05 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 9:05 PM
    Thanks for your reply FreeBear, it's a solid slab and will be under a 'lifetime' warranty... Cross fingers!
    • EssexExile
    • By EssexExile 19th Apr 17, 10:07 PM
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    • 19th Apr 17, 10:07 PM
    When they messed up our installation they milled down some of the worktop they had cut wrong to make upstands & window sills. Machining quartz is what they do so I wouldn't expect any problems.
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