The control of polished materials

The control of polished materials

The surface finish of a stone together with the size and petrographic variety represent its hallmarks. The surface finishes are in constant evolution, but the polished surface finish has always been the finishing par excellence for many granite products. Above all, this finish is the one chosen for most of the commercialized boards and for […]

Normative requirements for natural stone panels

Normative requirements for natural stone panels

The European standard EN 1468 establishes the requirements that must be met by natural stone panels with which construction products are subsequently manufactured. In this sense, it is important to point out that, since it is not a finished product, but a by-product, it does not correspond to the mandatory CE marking, but it does […]

Damage and repairs of granite pavements derived from mechanical loads

Damage and repairs of granite pavements derived from mechanical loads

The natural stone offers very remarkable conditions of conservation, durability and resistance, being the recommended material for the elaboration of pavements subject to high demands of use and climatology. The causes of damage produced to stones must be rectified to resolve the pathological process that affects the stone, since repairing the damage does not imply […]

INTERIOR DESIGN STYLE TRENDS WITH GRANITE

INTERIOR DESIGN STYLE TRENDS WITH GRANITE

In 2017 we can find an extensive variety of interior architecture trends with granite, given the rise in the selection of natural materials that can be used to design spaces that seek to differentiate themselves through quality and exclusivity. We would like to highlight five that are clearly different and have been selected by interior […]

GRANITE, MATTER OF HADES

GRANITE, MATTER OF HADES

Some 20 kilometers west of Naples, the crater Avernus caves in the volcanic soil of Campania as, according to the classical myth, the gateway to the depths of the Earth, ruled by Pluto, the Roman god of Death. The eldest son of Saturn and Ops, Pluto was one of the eight main gods at the […]

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