One of the beauties of granite and quartz worktops is that it is possible to fit an under-mounted sink with a polished cut out in the stone. Sometimes two sinks are fitted with a narrow strip of granite or quartz separating them. This is a type of installation that is simply impossible with laminate worktops.
Obviously, wherever the stone is cut into, there will be some weakening, and customers need to be aware of the minimum clearances required to achieve a stable and safe installation.
This information is given in our guide for Customers and Kitchen Installers: