Yes, the coating can chip off if not properly cared for. This finish is susceptible to enhanced or fortified cleaners, de-greasers,Soft scrub, Dawn Dish Soap, cleaners with bleach or mild abrasives. Also, dings and knicks can start this chipping. We recommend a mild soap with a soft sponge. A light coating of canuba clear coat wax can also help preserve this finish
The Westbrass D2165-62 has a kitchen sink drain with strainer on one side, and a brass hanger for use with ISE disposals with a sink plug on the other side.