There is no doubt that our industry is going through monumental changes. During our last Rockhead Group meeting last April, our members had an opportunity to listen to industry leaders about key indicators that are shaping the future of our business.
Magma Diamond Tool offers 6-inch Snail Lock Puzzle Edge Polishing Disks for flat and bullnose edges. Each has a pressure of 2.5 bar. According to the company, during a test on engineered stone they stopped at 1500 and they did not need to use the 3000 or buff.
Prussiani introduces the new Platino Shuttle -— a revolutionary high-production CNC work center with a double table, optimized to eliminate all downtimes for table setup, programming and unloading. It is a continuous improvement of the CNC technology Prussiani has introduced since 1991 in the stone industry, updated to meet the actual needs of every stone fabricator, according to the manufacturer.
Robotic technology is one of the newest options out there for fabricators to cut stone and since its introduction the saw has continued to gain in popularity. Known for their smaller footprint, efficiency and less maintenance needed, as the worker shortage continues for fabricators, turning to this technology has been a great alternative to increase performance in the production process.
Today fabricators are being asked to fabricate a large variety of materials. These projects range from kitchen countertops, fireplaces and other residential use, to commercial flooring and wall cladding. These materials have a wide range of characteristics, challenging fabricators in production and material handling.
Master One is the new CNC router that pairs Intermac ingenuity inside with operational simplicity outside to help achieve Industry 4.0 automation excellence. Specifically designed for processing natural and engineered stone, as well as ceramic materials, it saves time and increases productivity.
In this issue, you will see that we address the subject of shop safety, which I think everyone agrees is an important topic. In a matter of seconds, one wrong move or misjudgment can lead to an accident, or even more tragic to think about – a fatality.
The KDM110 Keep-Nut Drilling Machine from Chemical Concepts is a lightweight precision tool for drilling panels and countertops. This machine will enable any operator to repeatedly and efficiently drill holes with the correct dimensions for use with the Keep-Nut anchoring system.
In this issue of Stone World Magazine, read about the latest product innovations in the stone industry, hear about this year's Coverings event, read a stone fabrication case study, hear about the latest news regarding stone fabrication, and much more!