Kraus KBU22 Stainless Steel 32-1/4" Undermount 50/50 Double Bowl 16 Gauge Stainless Steel Kitchen Sink

Item #: BCI1755675
$369.95
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Technical Specs

Specification Sheet / Installation Guide
ADA No
Basin Depth (Left) 8.5
Basin Depth (Right) 8.5
Basin Length (Left) 14.5
Basin Length (Right) 14.5
Basin Rack Included Yes
Basin Split 50/50
Basin Width (Left) 16.5
Basin Width (Right) 16.5
Basket Strainer Included Yes
Cutting Board Included No
Depth 8.5
Drain Connection 3.5
Drain Placement Center
Faucet Centers 0
Faucet Holes 0
Faucet Included No
Gauge 16
Height 8.5
Installation Type Undermount
Length 32.25
Material Stainless Steel
Number Of Basins 2
Product Weight 18.9
Sink Shape Oval
Soap Dispenser Included No
Sound Dampening Yes
Theme Traditional
UPC Approved Yes
Width 18.5

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  • Garbage Disposal Recommended
Product Features:
  • Fully covered under Kraus' limited lifetime warranty
  • Constructed of 16 gauge premium grade T-304 stainless steel - guaranteed to never rust or corrode
  • Commercial-grade satin finish - highly scratch and stain resistant
  • Padded, Stone-Guard undercoat applied over rubber pads to reduce sink noise while in use
  • Double bowl (50/50 split) 32-1/4" sink with traditional rounded corners
  • Extra deep (9" depth) design is perfect for the semi-professional kitchen
  • Undermount installation; fits 37+" cabinets
  • Standard 3-1/2" drain opening compatible with most garbage disposal units (included InSinkErator)
Product Specifications:
  • Height: 9" ( measured from the bottom of sink to the top of the rim)
  • Overall Width: 18-1/2" (measured from the back outer rim to the front outer rim)
  • Overall Length: 32-1/4" (measured from the left outer rim to the right outer)
  • Basin Width (Left): 16-1/2" (measured from the back inner rim to the front inner rim)
  • Basin Width (Right): 16-1/2" (measured from the back inner rim to the front inner rim)
  • Basin Length (Left): 14-1/2" (measured from the left inner rim to the right inner rim)
  • Basin Length (Right): 14-1/2" (measured from the left inner rim to the right inner rim)
  • Basin Depth (Left): 9" (measured from the center of basin to the rim)
  • Basin Depth (Right): 9" (measured from the center of basin to the rim)
  • Installation Type: Undermount
  • Drain Outlet Connection: 3-1/2"
  • Minimum Base Cabinet Width: 37"
What's Included:
  • Kraus 16 gauge Stainless Steel sink
  • Stainless steel bottom dish grid (basin rack)
  • Stainless steel basket strainer (sink drain assembly)
  • Mounting and installation brackets
  • Sink cutout template (for countertop cut dimensions)
  • Dish towel with Kraus logo
  • Specification Sheet / Installation Guide
Advantages of Stainless Steel over Enameled Cast Iron or Fireclay:
  • Very durable; will never chip or crack
  • Dishes usually don't break when dropped during dish washing
  • Due to relative weights, stainless steel is generally much easier (and less expensive) to install
  • Nonporous; resists bacteria
  • Neutral color fits into almost any décor - matches stainless steel appliances
Product Technologies / Benefits:
  • Extra Thick, 16 Gauge Stainless Steel: Short of paying thousands of dollars, 16 gauge is as thick as sinks come (22% thicker than 18 gauge; 36% thicker than 20 gauge). Thicker steel means a stronger sink (hence the lifetime warranty) while also offering a richer and more robust appearance to the finish that is easily discernible from the white-washed, cheap look of thinner sinks.
  • Premium Grade T-304 Stainless Steel: There are two primary types of stainless steel in the market: T-409 and the higher quality T-304. The difference lies in chromium and nickel contents; T-409 with 11% and .5% respectively, T-304 with 18% and 10%. When added to steel, these two metals prevent oxidation and rust by neutralizing sodium chloride (salt) – a common element in everyday kitchens. While cheaper sinks use T-409, Kraus sinks boast T-304, further lending to the lifetime warranty.
  • Sound Insulated: Sound insulated steel is commonly only thought of in the automobile industry. There, auto manufacturers use spray-on “Stone Guard” insulation to provide for a quieter ride and protect the steel. Borrowing this technology and adding to it, Kraus sinks use Stone Guard insulation, sprayed over rubber sound dampening pads to create a noticeably lower-tone and overall quieter kitchen sink. It also protects your cabinet from underside condensation drips.
  • Included Dish Grids (Basin Racks) and Basket Strainers (Drains): It’s a wonder why dish grids aren’t included with all sinks; they serve a valuable role. Not only do they virtually eliminate scratches, they allow the sink to properly drain, preventing sink scum and protecting your cutlery. As with all Kraus sinks, this sink includes the stainless steel sink grids along with the basket strainers you’ll need for installation.
  • Heavily Certified: Kraus has gone to great lengths to be able to provide you, the homeowner, the rest-easy satisfaction knowing that your sink is certified and listed by all the major product testing boards in the U.S. and Canada. This means that this sink is deemed safe to use and that it meets all applicable building codes. Certifications and listings include: UPC, cUPC, CSA, IAPMO, ANSI and SCC.
Special Note:
  • This kitchen sink is available as a kitchen combo with a number of faucet choices. Like their sinks, Kraus kitchen faucets have gained tremendous momentum within the kitchen and bath industry and are highly regarded for their quality, durability, and meaningful innovation. If you are considering a purchase of this sink and also need a new faucet, we urge you to consider the kitchen combos; they truly are a deal. Under the header "We Also Recommend These Similiar Products" you will find 5 kitchen combos that include this sink. All kitchen combos that use this sink can be found by typing "KBU22 combos" into the search bar at the top right of this page.

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Our SKU: KBU22

This product is listed under the following manufacturer number(s):

  • Stainless Steel
    KBU22

*Denotes a finish or option that has been discontinued

10 Questions from the Community

  • The garbage disposal can go on either side of The Kraus KBU22.

    Does it matter which side the garbage disposal is installed on?

    A. The garbage disposal can go on either side of The Kraus KBU22.

  • The Kraus KBU22 has overall dimensions of 32-1/4" L x 18-1/2" W x 9" D.

    What are the dimensions of the sink?

    A. The Kraus KBU22 has overall dimensions of 32-1/4" L x 18-1/2" W x 9" D.

  • The Kraus KBU22 will not rust if you do not dry it off after every use.

    Will this sink rust if not dried off after every use?

    A. The Kraus KBU22 will not rust if you do not dry it off after every use.

  • The Kraus KBU22 is recommended to be paired with several different Kraus faucet - the KPF-1621, KPF-2220, and KPF-1622 to name a few.

    What faucets does Kraus recommend for the KBU22?

    A. The Kraus KBU22 is recommended to be paired with several different Kraus faucet - the KPF-1621, KPF-2220, and KPF-1622 to name a few.

  • The Kraus KBU22 basket holes are off center in back.

    Are the drain holes in the center?

    A.

    The Kraus KBU22 basket holes are off center in back.

  • The Kraus KBU22 has overall dimensions of 32-1/4" L x 18-1/2" W x 9" D.

    What are the dimensions of the sink?

    A.

    The Kraus KBU22 has overall dimensions of 32-1/4" L x 18-1/2" W x 9" D.

  • The Kraus KBU22 is recommended to be paired with several different Kraus fauce - the KPF-1621, KPF-2220, and KPF-1622 to name a few.

    What faucets does Kraus recommend for the KBU22?

    A.

    The Kraus KBU22 is recommended to be paired with several different Kraus fauce - the KPF-1621, KPF-2220, and KPF-1622 to name a few.

  • The Kraus KBU22 sink is made for an undermount installation. It does not have a large enough lip to accommodate faucet holes; for undermount installation these are typically drilled directly into the counter top.

    Does this sink have the plumbing holes drilled into it already?

    A.

    The Kraus KBU22 sink is made for an undermount installation. It does not have a large enough lip to accommodate faucet holes; for undermount installation these are typically drilled directly into the counter top.

  • The Kraus KBU22 will not rust if you do not dry it off after every use.

    Will this sink rust if not dried off after every use?

    A. The Kraus KBU22 will not rust if you do not dry it off after every use.

  • The garbage disposal can go on either side of The Kraus KBU22.

    Does it matter which side the garbage disposal is installed on?

    A. The garbage disposal can go on either side of The Kraus KBU22.

Product Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great sink! We had granite countertops and bay window and a travertine backsplash installed this was purchased for that project. We turned down the free sink offered the granite folks for this one even though we didnt have to. The sink does not ring like cheaper thinner gauge sinks and it looks fantastic I had no trouble preparing it for installation and afterward had it plumbed in in an hour. Came with all the drains and a cool spun basket on one side. Even threw in a Krause towel! Glad we went this route and even saved a little money buying it direct....it was here in 3 days at regular shipping. We will shop here again!
Date published: 2012-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best deal ever!!! We are remodeling our kitchen and needed a deep double bowl stainless steel under-mount sink. My wife wanted a heavier gauge so we shopped for a 16 gauge. All of the sinks we found were 18 gauge and were in the $500- $900 range. Then we found a Kraus sink at build.com in 16 gauge. I have to admit I was a little leery ordering a sink on-line but I took the chance. The sink arrived in a few days in a bullet-proof box and inside a protective cloth sack. It included 2 sink drain racks and strainers and a terry cloth towel. The insulation is superior to the best sinks we looked at and the sink itself is gorgeous!!! The best part is that it cost a mere fraction of what the upper end stainless sinks sell for. I couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2012-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Designer, Installer and Plumber impressed BUY! I searched all products and reviews to find a quality sink at decent price. The quartz installers could not believe that I opted for the sink over their freebie until they saw the sink and installed. They were impressed and I am very pleased. You won't believe the extras you get WITH the sink. The gauge is what I settled on and the sound quality was the huge bonus as was the sink racks and stoppers for both sides. All quality. I only wish they had a nice bar sink that would have complimented the choice. I purchased an Elkay. This is a Delta faucet in the photo.
Date published: 2012-10-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hi quality Lo price Top notch quality sink, just try to find 16 gauge sink under $250. The contractor replacing my countertop commented on the hi quality - he had a standard 20 gauge sink he sells from his shop. The double sink looks great. The depth of the basin is deep so we are adjusting to try to keep from wearing our backs out. Depth was exagerated with the undermount compared to our previous sink. Wish the product details highlighted that the drains provided do not include a disposal flange and there is no matching flange to buy. So the installer made do with a flange he had in his truck. Will replace when the disposal wears out if it ever does.
Date published: 2012-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extremely pleased The sink is everything that other reviewers said it was going to be. Delivery was on schedule even though it was back ordered for two weeks. We worked our granite installation around having the sink so we could take it to the fabricators to get the exact measurements and not rely on a template. My wife wasn't sure she would use the inserts but she does and enjoys them very much. They bring the undermount sink depth back up to thedepth of our previous sink that was top mounted. Using the heavier guage with a extra quiet disposal and the noise level is the quietest we have ever had. Highly recommend this sink.
Date published: 2013-05-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Modern finished sink Great purchase. Package arrived very well packaged with various forms to protect it. Was surprised at the level of detail taken into packaging the item. Was impressed from the beginning. Once it was installed very happy with the overall purchase. Nice deep sinks. Fact that comes with the protectors for the bottom of sink was a big extra plus. Received many compliments about the sink.
Date published: 2012-04-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded expectation This is the first Krause product I have owned and after searching stores and the web I took a chance on this sink. I have shopped at Faucetdirect.com and was pleased in the past. This time I expected a quality product but the Krause 16 gauge sink exceeded what I thought I would receive. Quality, finish and workmanship are great. A solid product with vey little noise do to the insulation and the weight of the SS. I remodeled my kitchen using all high end materials granite SS Electrolux Icon appliances and top end cabinets and this sink fit the bill with a price far less than manufacturers and so much better than the home improvement stores offered.
Date published: 2012-08-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Kraus Stainless Steel Double Sink I ordered this on line a while ago and could not review until my kitchen renouvation was completed. I ordered kraus kbu22 32" Undermount 50/50 Double Bowl 16 Gauge stainless sink. I LOVE IT! It was my first time ordering online and I have complete faith in this company and vouch for them 100%. Things arrived just as promised, The sink is beautiful and arrived just as described. All the posivite reviews I read express my sentiments. Thanks to Faucet Direct for a wonderful product. I'm thrilled.
Date published: 2012-07-29

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Warranty Info

All KRAUS products undergo a rigorous quality control process. We offer our customers thoughtfully crafted fixtures & accessories, engineered for enduring performance over years of use. KRAUS Brand Limited Lifetime Warranty If a product fails due to material or craftsmanship error during the warranty period, KRAUS will repair or replace the items at our discretion. We define the warranty period as the length of time that the owner of the product owns the first home where the Kraus product is installed. Warranties are not transferable, between homes or owners and are only applicable to residential use. Commercial use will automatically void the warranty. To make a warranty claim, the original sales receipt must be presented, without exception. Like other home fixtures, Kraus products will require light maintenance to ensure proper function. We provide you with complete knowledge to perform this maintenance and can also recommend resources if you are unable to fulfill this service. Kraus will not be responsible for product failures due to lack of maintenance. Kraus recommends installing all Kraus products with a licensed, professional plumber. We will not be held responsible for any damage or product failure due to improper installation, misuse, or failure to use a licensed professional. Please read your care and maintenance documentation to determine the limits of proper use. By the purchase and use of our products, you agree that Kraus is not liable for incidental, consequential or special damages associated with the return, replacement, installation or use of your product. This includes freight costs, cartridge replacement, labor, travel time, lost profit, home damages and other contingent liabilities and costs (including, without limitation, costs associated with experts, investigations, analyses, attorneys and other professionals and services). The Kraus warranty is a comprehensive and explicit limit of liability, and all items outside of it are not addressable by, or the responsibility of Kraus. Certain states have variances regarding implied warranties and in those situations we remain fully compliant. KRAUS USA Inc. makes no implication that products comply with any or all local building or plumbing codes. It is the consumer’s responsibility to determine local code compliance. This warranty extends to the original purchaser and first consumer. Replacement parts may be obtained by calling 1-800-775-0703 or by writing: KrausUSA 12 Harbor Park Drive, Port Washington, NY 11050
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