Stone fabricators have to handle and keep up with various materials, while at the same time maintaining a consistently superior quality of sharpness and cutting performance. Up until now, cutting different materials has always involved changing discs in order to maintain the high-quality standard.
Now more than ever, technology is playing a pertinent role in how fabricators are operating their businesses. The following digital software and templating products are some of the latest high-tech products on today’s market that are assisting in more efficient production and management.
PB Marble Services has introduced a new shop money saver, the SinkMatic CNC. This sink cutout machine was made to help small and medium shops save time and money – to get a beautiful finish in no time with minimal hands on deck.
The new Generation X Proliner Stone packages add new powerful tools and functionalities to the digital templating flow solution that eliminate all uncertainty before installation. Safeguarding the outcome of a perfect fitting product has never been better!
As labor markets continue to dwindle and the need to run a safer shop is more important than ever before, Egon Hinss, the national sales manager of Breton USA, explains how fabricators can start the automation process in their shop. Hinss has 20 years of experience in the industry and has been with Breton for the past six years.
The Ebbco Cyclone Filtration System is designed to remove stone particulate from water. A heavy-duty centrifugal pump is placed directly inside the floor pit, which incorporates a custom sweeper package to keep dirt from settling.
Global Equipment Group partnered with Dal Prete Engineering of Italy to introduce the first fully automatic and self-cleaning water recycling system for the stone industry. The Mini Compact L 3.0 Premium is a wastewater treatment machine with complete automation ability.
For 15 years, Paul Getz was a tile installer. On one of his projects, Getz subbed out the fabrication work for a countertop and installed it himself. This trend of installing countertops continued for a while before Getz decided to open up his own countertop fabrication business.
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!