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Neolith Launches Six•S Collection

Posted on 06 August 2020 by cradmin3

Over the course of the last several weeks Neolith has launched its newest collection, SIX•S. This new, responsible range, influenced by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, evokes six essential Neolith® characteristics: Solidary, Sanitary, Strong, Stylish, Sensory and Sustainability.

The SIX•S Collection consists of:

Himalaya Crystal pays homage to the region’s famous salt crystals which have been mined in the region since the days of Alexander the Great. Bold veining sublimely contrasts with subtle spontaneity and a slight translucency adds to the authenticity. This delivers a clean, crystalline appearance, which appears to elegantly illuminate any space in which it’s applied.

Layla (pictured) evokes the magic and mysticism of 1,001 Arabian Nights. Seamlessly combining an array of light and dark grey hues and tones, this color is a bold yet elegant statement.

The Emirate’s capital’s striking Sheikh Zayed Mosque, has influenced the selection of the model colors in Abu Dhabi White, which stands out for its soft golden veining and flecks of flinty grey, creating a subtle and delicate look. Combined with the texture of natural unpolished stone, this slab delivers a refreshing look and feel of minimalism.

Amazonico encapsulates dark and mysterious tones, representing the dense forest floor gradually giving way to lighter colors which reference the gradual emergence from the tree canopy. Highly exclusive, this sophisticated slab has a special texture, further enhancing its natural qualities.

Inspired by the majestic, slow-growing pines surrounding Sweden’s breathtaking Lake Siljan, Winter Dala and Summer Dala are named after one of the country’s national symbols, Dalecarlian Horses. Hand-carved, to a high-degree of craftsmanship, the special sculptures evoke enduring strength, refinement and beauty.

Dala is produced in two tones, Summer and Winter, one representing a profile of freshly cut timber, the other a weathered look calling to mind the dramatic, windswept coast of the North Sea.

Similar to other timber-inspired designs in the range, Summer and Winter Dala faithfully recreate cross sections of real trees, without the need to fell them, delivering a positive environmental impact.

You may also be interested in this article: IceStone Introduces New Color

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Video: Working with Porcelain Slabs

Posted on 17 August 2017 by cradmin

This video produced by MSI shows how to install gauged porcelain slabs, such as the company’s Stile® slabs, and to create beautiful countertops and edging without lines. Special handling of these porcelain slabs is required, and this short video aims to teach best practices that include preparation, cutting, placement and edge finishing.

You may also be interested in this video on TPB Tech porcelain-based compact surface that includes built-in induction heating.

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Tenax Offers Mastidek Cartridge Glue for Cosentino Dekton

Posted on 15 August 2016 by cradmin

TenaxMastidek offered by Tenax is a new generation bi-component resin used to glue Dekton. Dekton Mastidek Fast Outdoor Cartridge glue has a very high adhesion in a short amount of time, which allows for cutting and polishing the assembled parts in approximately 45 to 60 minutes. The hardened product is shiny and is very polishable. This product is produced in special 215 ml cartridges with a 2:1 bi-axial quantity. The glue and hardener are pre-dosed in the cartridge which, once inserted in the proper gun, with the special mixer fixed on top, allows the correct extrusion and mixing of the product. It requires use of special M200XMR Cartridge Gun, and is suitable for use outdoors.

You may also be interested in this article on tooling for Dekton.

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Integra Adhesives Launches New Versatile Surface Bonder ULTRA

Posted on 04 November 2015 by cradmin

integra surface bonder adhesiveIntegra Adhesives launched Surface Bonder ULTRA, a new adhesive made for an wide range of surfaces and applications. The adhesive works in extreme weather conditions, indoor and outdoor and has a high UV resistance, so colors will not fade in the sun. Surface Bonder ULTRA can be fabricated to provide a honed, gloss or textured finish during cure helping to create invisible seams on any surface. With more than 4,000PSI bond strength, it will bond to multiple surfaces, including quartz natural stone, ceramic, ultra-compact materials and glass. And it won’t stain or yellow and so is ideal for white material.

Offered pre-colored in a 215ml 2:1 cartridges or as a tintable clear adhesive in a quart can, Surface Bonder Ultra is the newest addition to Integra’s line of adhesives and accessories. Color charts can be downloaded from the company’s website or app.

Visit Integra Adhesives at www.integra-adhesives.com/products/surface-bonder-ultra/ for more details.

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TheSize Expands Neolith Sintered Compact Surfaces Colors

Posted on 27 April 2015 by cradmin

THESIZE SURFACES - NEOLITH Onyx

Onyx, which is a translucent version, is one of several new colors of Neolith sintered compact surface that has recently been released

TheSize Surfaces SL is expanding its Classtone Collection of Neolith sintered compact surfaces, suitable for indoor and outdoor residential or commercial applications. The collection now has seven designs: Calacatta, Crema Marfil, Estatuario, Pulpis, Travertino Clasico, Travertino Navona and Onyx, which is made with a proprietary technology and translucent clay to allow backlighting. These styles are imprinted on using Neolith Digital Design, a technique to attain marble-like features. Estatuario will have two additional patterns in 2015, and Calacatta will be available in bookmatched pieces and with an “end match effect,” which matches the veins of one slab to the next, creating the illusion of one consistent piece. Available in a 6mm or 12mm thickness and a 3,200 by 1,500mm size format, it is suitable for countertops, flooring and wall cladding. Onyx and Travertino Navona are available in a Polished finish, but the others are also available in a matte Silk.

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Dekton Ultracompact Sintered Surface Performance Tests

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Dekton Ultracompact Sintered Surface Performance Tests

Posted on 10 June 2014 by cradmin

There has been a lot of interest shown in the new Dekton ultracompact sintered surfacing product introduced by Cosentino back in December, so when we ran across this video showing some “performance tests” on the new material, it caught our interest. While this video, which is admittedly put out by Cosentino, is obviously meant to put the material in a good light, it does show the Dekton material being subjected to some rather harsh treatment, including having a torch put to it, scratching, spray painting and setting a hot pan on the surface. And, the material seems to hold up pretty good. But don’t take my word for it, see it for yourself, and let us know what you think.

And feel free to suggest we post a video you have made or come across by sending us a link at [email protected].

 

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TheSize Offers Fusion Line of Neolith Sintered Compact Surface

Posted on 21 April 2014 by cradmin

neolith fusionNeolith, sintered compact surface material by TheSize, offers its Fusion line of material, which is designed to have the appearance of natural stone, minerals and industrial materials. The line comes in 10 colors imprinted onto the material: Arena, Barro, Basalt Beige, Basalt Black, Basalt Grey, Belgian Blue, Cement, Lava, Phedra and the newest addition, Beton (pictured here). Using Neolith’s Digital Design (NDD) decoration injection technology to imprint the rock-like features, it comes in a variety of thicknesses, including 3 mm (1/8 in.), 5 mm (3/16 in.) and 12 mm (1/2 in.) and in two different formats. The product is composed of clays, feldspar, silica and natural mineral oxides, and is recyclable. It has near-zero porosity, making the product hygienic, stain resistant, easy to clean and impervious to chemicals. The product is also wear-, scratch- and heat-resistant and it is not affected by UV rays, making it suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

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