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INSTALLING THE FOAM GASKET
AND REFLECTIVE TAPE
CAUTION: Potential risk of fire –
reflective tape must be secured around
countertop opening as shown.
Do not install the cooktop into the countertop
without installing the foam gasket as shown.
It protects the bottom edge of the glass from
the countertop and seals the cooktop against
Remove the cooktop along with its shipping
pad from the shipping box. Remove the
shipping block from the downdraft vent
opening and place it under the shipping
pad to provide level support.
CAUTION: GLASS IS FRAGILE.
DO NOT BUMP EDGE OF GLASS DURING
Locate the reflective tape and foam gasket tape
included with your cooktop.
Smooth rough edges of the cutout. Install
reflective tape to the opening, along the inside
and 3/8″ to 1/2″ of the opening edge.
Peel off the white backing to install the foam
gasket tape on the bottom side of the cooktop
glass as shown.
⁄8″ max. to
Foam Gasket Installation Notes:
• The foam gasket tape should be installed
within 1/8″ of the edge of the glass. Do not
stretch or twist the foam gasket tape.
CAUTION: Failure to install
foam gasket tape greatly increases the
potential of breaking the cooktop glass
when installing, especially in Corian
•Use care not to stretch the foam gasket tape
while it is installed or it will not stay in
•Do not place foam gasket tape over the
•Butt the foam gasket tape ends together at
each corner without overlapping.
•Trim the foam gasket tape to length without
•Mitre cut outside corners of foam gasket
tape slightly if necessary for appearance.
•Do not scratch the glass while cutting the
foam gasket tape.
UNPACKING THE COOKTOP/INSTALLING THE GASKET
Center vent shipping block –
place under the shipping pad
to provide level support
Reflective tapetop and
Place reflective tape within
1/2” of cutout