Kraus KHU15 Pax Zero-Radius Handmade Stainless Steel Kitchen Sinks Instruction Manual

INSTALLATION MANUALPax™ Zero-Radius HandmadeStainless Steel Kitchen SinksKHU15 / KHU19 / KHU23 /KHU24L / KHU29 / KHU32 / KHU322

Congratulations on the purchase of your new Kraus plumbing fixture!Please keep the box and packaging materials until your product is completely installed. If you have any questions, require technical assistance, or have any problems with your product:


Please contact our Customer Service Team1-800-775-0703 / [email protected]Have the model number available and retain a copy of your receipt with the purchase date for reference.If for any reason this product does not meet your expectations, please be sure to repack this product in the original box and packaging material to avoid damage during transit.

Prior to Installation:

  • Make sure that you have all the necessary parts by checking the parts list. If any part is missing or damaged, please contact Kraus Customer Service at 800-775-0703 for a replacement
  • Inspect the sink prior to installation to make sure that it has not been damaged or during shipping
  • Use the cut-out template provided by Kraus
  • Observe all plumbing and building codes according to your state requirements
  • Not recommended to be installed with laminate countertop

For technical assistance or replacement parts, please contact Kraus Customer Service and one of our representatives will be happy to help:Toll-Free: 800-775-0703 or [email protected]The step-by-step guidelines in the installation instructions are a general reference for installing a Kraus sink. Should there be any discrepancies, Kraus cannot be held liable. It is recommended to install all Kraus products by hiring a licensed professional.

Tools you will need:

NOTE: Specialized tools may be necessary to install Kraus Stainless Steel Kitchen sinks with countertop materials other than wood, marble, or granite.

Parts List


  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Bottom Grid KBG-H32
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Bottom Grid KBG-H322 x 2
  • Strainer ST-3 x 2
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Bottom Grid KBG-H23
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel

  • Cut-Out Template
  • Mounting Hardware
  • Bottom Grid KBG-H29
  • Strainer ST-3
  • Towel
All models compatible with Garbage Disposal Adapter GDA-1(Sold Separately)


Model #: KHU15Sink Dimensions: 14 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 18” Model #: KHU19Sink Dimensions: 18 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 24”
Model #: KHU23Sink Dimensions: 22 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 27” Model #: KHU24LSink Dimensions: 24” x 18 1/2” x 12”Min Cabinet Size: 27”
Model #: KHU29Sink Dimensions: 28 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 33” Model #: KHU32Sink Dimensions: 31 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 36”
Model #: KHU322Sink Dimensions: 31 1/2” x 18 1/2” x 10”Min Cabinet Size: 36”

Step 1. Determine Reveal Type

  • Use scissors to cut along the line of the paper template for your desired reveal type (Negative, Positive, or Flushed Reveal)

KRAUS Recommended Installation Type

Step 2. Position Template

  • Check the cut-out template against the actual sink to ensure a properly sized cut-out.
  • Place the cut-out template in the desired location on the countertop.

NOTE: Make sure clearance is suitable for backsplash, faucet, and plumbing for the sink.

Step 3. Trace Template

  • Trace template on the countertop with a pencil.

Step 4. Cut Countertop

  • Cut the opening on the countertop by carefully following the traced line.

NOTE: Please use the appropriate saw that best fits your countertop material.

Step 5. Set up Mounting Brackets

  • Turn the countertop over and align the sink with the countertop. Decide the location for mounting brackets.
  • Mounting holes should be 1/2″ from the edge of the sink.

Step 6. Drill Hole in Countertop

  • Drill 3/8″ diameter x 1/2″ deep hole in the countertop.

Step 7. Install Anchors

  • Insert anchors into drilled holes and lightly tap with a hammer until flush.

Step 8. Secure Sink to Countertop

  • Use a bead of silicone (or preferred adhesive) around the rim of the sink. Check the alignment of the sink to the cutout in the countertop. Place sink over cutout hole and press firmly.

Step 9. Attach Mounting Hardware

  • Attach mounting hardware to secure bowl. Remove excess sealant from the inside lip.
  • Allow the sealant to set for 30 – 60 minutes.

Step 10. Install Plumbing Fixtures

  • Connect drain to sink. Connect trap to drain. Connect water supply connections to faucet according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Run water into the sink and check for leaks.
  • Note: Before installation, please check that the drain kit complies with ASME A112.18.2/CSA B125.2 and with CUPC certification.

Codes/Standards Applicable

Kitchen Sink Warranty

Kraus products are manufactured and tested to the highest quality standards by Kraus USA Inc. (“Kraus”).Kraus extends this warranty to the original purchaser for personal household use of the “Kitchen Sink” in its original location. The warranty is non-transferable.Kraus warrants the structure and finish of the product to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal usage for the lifetime of the product. The warranty commences from the initial date of purchase by the owner or trade professional, from an authorized Kraus dealer, through the lifetime of the original owner or end-user.Any product reported to the authorized dealer or to Kraus as being defective within the warranty period will be repaired or replaced with a product of equal value at the option of Kraus. This warranty extends to the original owner or end-user and is not transferable to a subsequent owner.


This warranty does not cover antediluvian, discontinued, or display products, whether such items are purchased at discount outlets, unauthorized dealers, and/or sold on clearance.This warranty does not cover instances of negligence, misuse, abuse, improper installation, carelessness, accident, hard water or mineral deposits, exposure to corrosive materials, misapplication, damages caused by improper maintenance, alteration of the product, or failure to follow care or installation instructions enclosed with your product. Avoid using abrasive cleaners such as powders, bleach, ammonia, alcohol, or chlorine. Avoid using abrasive pads, steel wool, or wire brushes, as these will damage and wear down the finish.This warranty does not apply to Products that have not been installed or operated in accordance with instructions supplied by Kraus and all applicable rules, regulations, and legislation pertaining to such installations.This warranty does not apply unless the Kraus product is installed by a fully insured and licensed trade professional. Kraus insists that such professionals have experience in the installation of bathroom and kitchen manufactured goods.This warranty does not cover labor charges or costs of removal and reinstallation of said product. This warranty does not allow recoveries of incidental or consequential damages, such as loss of use, delay, property damage, or other consequential damages, and Kraus accepts no liability for such damages.This warranty does not cover Marine or Outdoor Installation.This warranty does not cover any free gifts included with purchase.Except as otherwise provided above, Kraus makes no warranties, expressed or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or compliance with any code.Shipping charges will be covered for the first (1) year of the warranted replacement part or product (HI, AK and Puerto Rico shipping charges may apply). International shipping fees are not included.


Kraus extends the above warranty for a period of one (1) year to purchasers of products for industrial, commercial, and business use.All incidental or consequential damages are specifically excluded. No additional warranties, express or implied, are given, including but not limited to any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.KRAUS USA has the right to change, modify, and/or update the warranty policy at any time. For the latest, most up to date comprehensive warranty, go to you are a homeowner please contact a Kraus Customer Service Representative at:Kraus USA, Inc.12 Harbor Park DrivePort Washington, NY 11050Toll-free 800-775-0703[email protected]

If you are a plumbing contractor or trade professional please contact a Kraus Pro Representative at:Kraus USA, Inc.12 Harbor Park DrivePort Washington, NY 11050516-801-8955[email protected]

If you are an Authorized Partner please contact a Partner Support Representative at:Kraus USA, Inc.12 Harbor Park DrivePort Washington, NY 11050516-801-8954[email protected]

In requesting warranty service, please be ready to provide:

  1. Proof of purchase.
  2. A description of the problem.
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