Porcelain It is the highest resilient countertop on the market which is ideal for indoor and outdoor use. Highly scratch resistant, food can be cut directly on top of the surface without damage. However, for cutting purposes, ceramic cutting boards made from other materials should be used. Resistant to stains, as long as the stains are removed within 24 hours and is not affected by products such as solvents, detergents, bleach, oil, vinegar or citrus juice. When exposed to high temperatures, it does not burn or release smoke or toxic substances. Hot cooking utensils such as pans can be placed without damaging the surface. Despite the passage of time even when used outside, Porcelain surfaces are colourfast. Highly resistant to knocking and effects by everyday objects or items (daily objects in kitchens, restaurants, labs etc.). With less than 0.2% of its low water absorption rate, it is ideal for outdoor environments with common frost and ice. There is no need of additional care or special cleaning products. With water or lightweight cleaning products, stains can be removed. As this is a non-porous surface it prevents the formation of bacteria or mould and allows the food to be directly in contact with it. Without bending or deforming it can withstand a heavy weight, with the entire surface remaining flat.