A: The top cover is made with plastic.
A: Yes as far as the top rack it is plastic, the sturdiness would depend on how you load it. If you properly load it correctly it will remain sturdy.
A: That would not be a good idea since the dishwasher will not be balanced correctly as designed also as far as hook up typically goes it usually needs to be hooked up to the faucet. If you are looking to have this dishwasher installed as a built in we would strongly recommend to look into the SD-9254WA instead.
|Name||18 in. White Electronic Portable 120-volt Dishwasher with 6-Cycles with 8 Place Setting Capacity||18 in. Stainless Steel Electronic Portable 120-Volt Dishwasher with 6-Cycles with 8 Place Settings Capacity||24 in. White Portable 120-Volt Dishwasher with 6 Cycles and 10 Place Settings Capacity|
|Dishwasher Size||18 In.||18 In.||24 In.|
|Dishwasher Features||Cycle Status Lights,Hard Food Filter,Hidden Controls,Leak Sensor,On Wheels||Cycle Status Lights,Hard Food Filter,Hidden Controls,Leak Sensor,On Wheels||Cycle Status Lights,Hard Food Filter,Hidden Controls,On Wheels|
|Tub Material||Stainless Steel Tub||Stainless Steel Tub||Stainless Steel Tub|
|Height - Maximum (in)||39.37 in||39.37 in||35.63 in|
|Depth - Door Shut (without Handle) (in.)||29.25 in||29.25 in||23.63 in|
|Dry Options||Condensation Dry||Condensation Dry||Condensation Dry|
|Sound Rating Range (Decibels)||Quiet||Quiet||Quiet|
|Control Location||Top Control||Top Control||Top Control|
|Dishwasher Wash Cycles||Auto,Eco,Pots and Pans,Quick Wash,Sensor Wash,Standard Wash||Auto,Eco,Pots and Pans,Quick Wash,Sensor Wash,Standard Wash||Eco,Quick Wash,Standard Wash|
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