Each year, manufacturers of tooling and accessories used during the stone production process introduce new product lines that continually increase efficiency and accuracy. The products in the roundup below are just a handful of the many technological advances in this arena that are now available.
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.
Every January, Stone World reports the statistics found in a purchasing plan survey conducted by the Clear Seas Research Department at BNP Media (Stone World’s parent company), and the results for 2019 are encouraging. The survey polled fabricators from diverse-sized shops based throughout the U.S..
The latest trend in the market is Dekton and ceramic materials. Tenax Dekton blades are approved by Dekton and specifically designed for Dekton material. They are available in 14 and 16 inches, with a standard 2.3mm core thickness. The feed rate for a straight cut is 16 to 60 inches per minute, depending on the thickness of the material.
Each year, manufacturers of CNC tooling and accessories introduce new products with the ultimate goal of making stone fabrication easier and more efficient
September 7, 2018
As CNC machinery for stone fabrication continues to advance, it is necessary for the tooling and accessories needed for these machines to improve technologically as well. Manufacturers are working closely with machinery manufacturers to be compatible with stone-cutting equipment.
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.
The Diamut range for edge polishers is available for all of the major machinery manufacturers, including calibrating wheels, pre-cutting wheels and generating grinder wheels. Diamut also has a new line of polishing wheels for edge polishing machines.