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.
Regent Stone Products gives you the perfect kit for sealing, cleaning and polishing your stone countertops. Each bottle of the Cemabond product is an important part to maintaining stone surfaces. Sealing your countertops helps prevent dirt and unwanted liquids to seep into your expensive countertops.
Miracle Heavy Duty Cleaner (Acid Substitute) is a revolutionary patent-pending water-based industrial cleaner designed to remove grout haze, built-up grease, everyday dirt, grime and stains from all ceramic, porcelain, grout, glass and natural stone.
Stonetech Natural Stone Countertop Sealer is ideal for interior and exterior installations, including countertops, shower walls, thin bed walls and cement backer board walls. Recommended surfaces include marble, granite, limestone, quartzite, Bluestone, travertine, sandstone, slate and flagstone.
Surface Bonder Ultra is a surfacing adhesive made for an ultra-wide range of surfaces and applications. Surface Bonder Ultra works in extreme weather conditions, indoor and outdoor, and has a high UV resistance, so colors will not fade in the sun.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design we focus on the current quartz trends and the use of quartz in a modern farmhouse. Also, learn about how natural stone is used to blend nature and exterior architecture!