you are correct, most solvents will affect the polymer resin if left on long enough.  You can try taking some acetone and a #1 grade steel wool pad and rubbing the area very hard.>Sometimes this will re emulfisy the resin and get rid of the light spot.

On Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Debbie Shaw <> wrote:

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Date: Tue, Apr 21, 2009 at 6:44 AM
Subject: FW: Caesar Stone



From: []
Sent: April-10-09 10:47 PM
To: 'Restoration and Maintenance'
Subject: Caesar Stone


You all have heard of Caesar stone or the fabricated quartzite stones.  Dr Fred correct me of I’m wrong on this one.


I got a call that Methyl Hydrate damaged the surface, it rendered it lighter. We proceeded to do testing and found that methyl Hydrate did not affect it at all, we sprayed it, we saturated it, over and over again but nothing. Nonetheless here was a piece that had a lightened circle caused by Methyl. 


I concluded that methyl Hydrate, and who ever used it allowed some of the liquid to leak out and placed the bottle directly on it, forming an air tight seal.  The product must have had time then to react with the polymers rather than evaporate. So these stone can be affected by a very common shop cleaning material.  I can do some testing to prove it but If the Dr. is in, he can save me the time.


Question -  I have a lighter stain on the Caesar counter, the manufacturer tells me if I sand and polish it again, I will lose the warranty.  How else can I get the mark to darken. I tried an enhancer but it’s not enough the mark is still visible.



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