Hi-Macs Galaxy, from LG Hausys America’s Surfaces Division, now comes in eight colors with large transparent chips. The nonporous and seamless solid surface is designed for interior applications (including residential, hospitality, healthcare, education, and retail design) and has achieved Greenguard Indoor Air Quality and Children & Schools certification for low-emitting materials. It comes in standard 1/2" thicknesses and 30-by-145" sheets. Custom lengths are available. It comes with a 15-year warranty. lghausys.com
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