COMPOSITE MARBLE

COMPOSITE MARBLE

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What is composite marble made of?

  • Composite Marble is 90-96% Calcium Carbonate (CaCO3) and 6-10% resin + pigments and a few other chemicals.

How is composite marble made?

Why should I use Composite Marble instead of natural marble?

In what thicknesses is composite marble available?

Here are a few tips to follow:

  • Never use POP (Plaster of Paris).
  • Use a high speed cutting machine with a good quality cutting blade
  • Use good quantity of water during cutting
  • Remove the plastic covering before installation or cutting, the covering is only for protection during transit.
  • Preferably use adhesives instead of conventional cement mortar.
  • Leave a gap of 5-8 mm underneath the skirting to counter any structural movement and thermal expansion
  • It is mandatory to leave an expansion gap of 8-10mm every 5 meters wherever the expanse is large.
  • The joints should not be filled immediately. Wait for the bed to dry and then fill up the gap with a high quality resin.
  • Never use dark composites on the exteriors, the pigments are not UV protected.
  • Use a good quality sealant on textured surfaces before and after installation.
  • To clean the composite surface use lukewarm water or some good quality stone cleaner. DO NOT use phenyl or Harpic kind of cleaner, it will stain the surface permanently.
  • Composite piece should not be more than 5 feet in length and 3 feet in width on floors.

Can we get textures on composite marble?

Where all can we use composite marble? Is it advisable to use composite marble on facades and exteriors?

We have given suggestions for fixing composites. We have also listed some of the questions asked frequently by users. If you have any other question that requires a response, please contact at info@technostone.co.in.