Natural Quartzite Surfaces
You may have already heard of it and you may not have. But one of the most popular natural stones used as a countertop material today is quartzite. You might be inclined to conclude from the name that it is the same as engineered quartz. However, they are very different materials. In this post, we will consider the properties of quartzite and how those properties translate into advantages and disadvantages. Along the way we will examine some of the need-to-knows about fabricating this intriguing stone. Additionally, we’ll talked a look at what is needed to care for and maintain natural quartzite surfaces.
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Natural Marble Surfaces
One of the oldest materials used for a variety of architectural projects is marble. This natural stone has been the material for everything from floors to statues. Its unmistakable elegance is the highlight of many structures the world over. The beauty of this timeless stone is so appealing to so many that it is used in private homes around the globe. What are the characteristics of natural marble? What is it used for? And, what are the advantages and disadvantages of natural marble? In this post, we will explore the answers to those questions.
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Natural Granite Surfaces
Natural granite surfaces are one of the tried and true staples of a new kitchen. In fact, granite seems to be the standard by which other surface materials (particularly countertop materials) are compared. You can find articles all over the Internet that compare a specific material to natural granite. This is because natural granite has a long, stable record of reliability and quality when used as a surface material for kitchen countertops. In this article, we will take a look at this natural stone and consider its characteristics. Along the way we will briefly consider some information on installing granite and how to care for and maintain it.
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Engineered Quartz Surfaces
In the world of kitchen countertops, bathroom surfaces including vanities, showers, and wall tiles, engineered quartz is a popular choice. Yet, some may not be familiar with exactly what this material is, what is needed to fabricate quartz, or how to maintain and care for it. In this post, we will consider those topics and even explore some others. Let’s get right into the information about engineered quartz surfaces.
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Split Segment Quartzite Blade – Grey Leopard
If you are looking for a bridge saw that cuts hard stone like quartzite fast and clean, you have found the right place. Let’s tak a brief look at why the Grey Leopard split segment quartzite blade is the choice of many fabricators that work with quartzite.
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Are you on the lookout for the best quartzite bridge saw blade? Many fabricators consider the White Lion Quartzite Blade to be one of the best diamond blades for cutting hard stone. In fact, Weha calls it a “Quartzite Blade” because it works so well for this task. Why should you give the White Lion a shot to prove its quartzite blade status? Keep reading to find out.
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Red Cat Saw Blade
The Red Cat saw blade runs steady and is provided at a great price. This bridge saw blade is designed to run on a variety of stone even though it is listed as a “granite blade”. In fact, the Red Cat blade will even cut quartzite. Here is a list of some of the natural and engineered surfaces this diamond blade will cut:
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Sintered Porcelain Ceramic Diamond Blades
The Tenax Ceramic wet diamond blade for sintered materials is high quality diamond bridge saw blade designed for cutting sintered materials. The quality cut and clean results from this ceramic blade is worth checking out and learning more.
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Sintered Materials and Fabrication
Many fabriactors use a variety of materials. In your fabrication shop, you probably use more than one material to create just the right design for your customer. Sintered stone is one of the relatively new materials. You may or may not have heard of this material or used it in your shop. For readers that have not used it, we will take a look at sintered materials. Along the way, we will consider how the characteristics of this unique material and how they affect your decision regarding your blade choices.
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Best DEKTON® Diamond Blades
When it comes to cutting ultracompact surfaces, fabricators seek diamond tooling that designed specifically for cutting these types of surfaces. Even very dense materials like porcelain and ceramic can require special cutting equipment. It stand to reason then that DEKTON® would need a very tailored tool set. In this post, we are going to analyze some of the features of DEKTON® surfaces and consider some blades that have been specifically designed for use on this material that seems to be taking the stone industry by storm.
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