It is 36 inch left to right. Minimum cabinet size is 36 inch. Go to www.homedepot.com and search for this sink. Scroll down aways for all specs that are listed as well as customers' ratings and info about how it's working out.
mine bows out
Hi Alex, thank you for your inquiry. The sink should not be installed without the front face place. We appreciate your business and look forward to serving you in the future. Thank you for shopping Home Depot!
Most likely it is your water source. Many water department use chlorine to kill bacteria which produces a byproduct called TTFMs which is corrosive to stainless steel.