Before you begin
Tools and parts needed
Phillips Head Screwdriver
Drill with ¼" (6 mm) bit
Note: Additional materials may be necessary for
installation in solid surface countertops. Contact the
B e f o r e y o u b e g i n
The distance from the top of the cooktop to the bottom of
cabinets above must be a minimum of A=30" (762 mm)
min. This distance can be reduced to A=24" (610 mm)
when the bottom of the wood or metal cabinet is
protected by not less than ¼" (6.35 mm) flame-retardant
millboard covered with not less than no. 28 gauge sheet
metal, 0.015" (0.4 mm) stainless steel, 0.024" (0.6 mm)
aluminum or 0.020" (0.5 mm) copper.
Verify that the cabinets above the cooktop are a
maximum of B=13" (330 mm) deep.
To reduce the risk of ignition of surrounding
combustible materials, install at least 2" (51 mm)
from both sidewalls and the rear wall.
The countertop must be level and horizontal. The stability
of the countertop must be maintained after the cut-out
has been made.
Solid surface countertops often require special
installations. For example, heat-reflective tape and
rounded corners may be necessary. Contact the
countertop manufacturer for instructions specific to your