MONT BLANC Installation Guidelines Important! – Before you Begin: Read all instructions carefully before beginning installation. Remove the sink from its original carton and inspect it for damage. Return the sink to its protective carton until you are ready to place it into position in the countertop. Inspect your faucet hardware to insure that all components exist for a successful installation as outlined in the faucet and/or hardware installation guide. Inspect the waste and supply lines and replace if necessary. RECOMMENDED TOOLS & MATERIALS SILICONE Safety Glasses Jig Saw 100% Silicone Sealant Masking Tape Paper Towels Pencil Channel Locks Plumbers Putty Tape Rule Regular & Phillips Screwdriver Drill SELF RIMMING INSTALLATION If this is a replacement for a sink of the same size, no cutting of your existing countertop is necessary. If this is a new installation, or you are replacing a smaller sink, we offer the following information: No mounting clips are required. STEP ONE: Position the sink UPSIDE DOWN in the desired location on the countertop. Verify the position and desired fit while observing the front overhang that exists on all countertops. STEP TWO: With a pencil, trace a line (or apply a border of masking tape) around the outside edge of the sink on the counter top. STEP THREE: Remove the sink from the countertop. STEP FOUR: Measure in 3/4" and draw new lines inside the first sink outline just drawn (or taped). STEP FIVE: Drill a pilot hole inside the line drawn in Step 4 to allow a starting point for the Jig saw. STEP SIX: Following the line drawn in Step 4, carefully cut out the countertop. STEP SEVEN: Temporarily position the sink in the countertop opening so the sink edges line up with the pencil line or tape border to insure a successful fit. STEP EIGHT: Carefully remove the sink and clean the countertop and remove tape (if any). Continued on Back >>> MONT BLANC Installation Guidelines Important! – Before you Begin: Read all instructions carefully before beginning installation. Remove the sink from its original carton and inspect it for damage. Return the sink to its protective carton until you are ready to place it into position in the countertop. Inspect your faucet hardware to insure that all components exist for a successful installation as outlined in the faucet and/or hardware installation guide. Inspect the waste and supply lines and replace if necessary. STEP TEN: Install the drain in accordance with the manufacturers instructions using Plumbers Putty following the manufacturer’s instructions. Note: Silicone Sealant or any other sealants other than Plumbers Putty should not be used as a replacement for Plumbers Putty. Apply a thin, continuous bead of 100% silicone sealant to the underside outer perimeter of sink approximately 1/4" inside the perimeter and carefully position the sink in the opening. Remember that the sink rests on a layer of silicone sealant, not dry fitted to the countertop. STEP ELEVEN: Verify that the sink has not moved out of position and immediately remove any excess sealant filling any remaining voids as needed. STEP TWELVE: Allow the sealant to cure at least 1 hour before proceeding. STEP THIRTEEN: Install the garbage/waste disposer, if applicable, following manufacturer's instructions. CO N Mount the faucet hardware on the sink following the manufacturer’s instructions. SIL I STEP NINE: E SELF RIMMING INSTALLATION con't NUT GASKET NUT GASKET STEP FOURTEEN: Connect the drain assembly. STEP FIFTEEN: Connect the faucet supply lines following the faucet manufacturer’s instructions. STEP SIXTEEN: Carefully turn on the water supply lines, then turn faucet on and check faucet, drain, and drain assembly for leaks to insure a completed successful installation of your new MONT BLANC Sink. UNDER COUNTER INSTALLATION: When planning to use a MONT BLANC sink in an under counter installation please check style and size before authorizing cutting of the countertop. For under mounting to granite or marble or solid surface materials, contact your granite-marble-solid surface fabricator for installation requirements and proper fasteners. Under counter installation kits are available, but not required or necessary by all professional fabricators. Please contact MONT BLANC Sales Support for details regarding under counter installation kits. ADDITIONAL ACCESSORY HOLES: Please contact the MONT BLANC Sales Support Center for questions and/or instructions on adding accessory holes to your new MONT BLANC sink.