Stone World had the opportunity to talk with Integra Adhesives about all things adhesives including chemical make-up, the difference in the various types offered, and how technological characteristics of these products have evolved in recent years
With the objective of making stone installation and repair easier and more accurate, manufacturers continually work to develop new and improved products to meet the demand. The following is a sampling of the latest products for adhesion and chip/stain repair available on today’s market.
Recognized for their high-quality, pre-colored, cartridge-based adhesives — that offer a perfect color match when laminating, mitering and seaming quartz, natural stone, ceramic and solid surface — Integra Adhesives has launched a unique Silicone line color matched for the surfacing industry.
Color Match SeamLockTM Adhesive is the newest product in the Rockstar Diamond line-up. Created by stone specialists working closely with adhesive formulators, the product was created to fix a common problem — color matching adhesives to stones.
Scigrip, a global manufacturer of specialty methacrylate adhesives, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Glue Boss Inc., the Indiana-based manufacturer of StoneBond and other high performance surfacing adhesives.
Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, recently announced that it received a Boeing Performance Excellence Award for the third consecutive year.
For this issue of Stone World magazine we talk to industry veteran Ron Hannah about a product called Black Mamba that adheres a sink to a countertop in 10 seconds. This issue also takes a look at the quartz industry, one of the articles features Quantra and how it continues to invest and strategize to produce high-quality quartz. We also take a look at the top quartz products offering in our quartz roundup.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.