Manufacturers of fabrication machinery continue to research and develop new equipment to satisfy the needs of their customers. Technology continues to become more sophisticated, which leads to innovative stoneworking machinery that results in better efficiency and less labor in the shop. The following are some of the latest fabrication machinery that is available today.
Quartz surfacing continues to gain momentum in both residential and commercial design. Advances in technology are resulting in collections that mimic the aesthetic of a variety of natural stone varieties. In particular, the look of white marble continues to be all the rage.
Tyrolit presents a new range of small diameter profiling tools for sinks. Profiling the small radii on sinks while keeping cost under control is an issue for almost every stone fabricator. Tyrolit has introduced a new range of small diameter profiling tools that offer an optimum balance between tool life and reduced diameter.
This Stone of the Month is supplied by Alps Marmi of New York, NY. Technical details provide a frame of reference only. Because stone is a product of nature, testing to determine specific physical qualities should be repeated for each project.
See all the products featured in the November 2018 issue of Stone World magazine
November 6, 2018
With numerous stone varieties available, including delicate exotic material, manufacturers of stone care and maintenance products continually work to develop new formulas for their product lines that help to repair, clean and protect stone surfaces. The following is a collection of some of the latest product introductions.
Skudo Universal Plus from Tenax is a strong water-based sealer that provides excellent water-oil stain protection and is ideal for compact materials and stones that are hard to seal. It does not change the appearance of the material and won’t alter the natural breathability of the stone.
In this issue of Stone World magazine, we learn about the sourcing process of some of the most well-known Brazilian stones as well as a roundup of the most popular Brazilian stones on the market. We also learn the process for cutting different alternative materials to prevent any cracking!