StoneSpecific Sealers Formulated for Different Stones
Different stones, with different densities and porosities, need different sealers. StoneSpecific™, a new line of premium products from Custom® Building Products, is formulated for the most popular specific stone types and finishes.www.custombuildingproducts.com1-800-272-8786 Coverings Booth #2351For details circle #120 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Puccini Natural Stone Offers Unique Pattern
Puccini Natural Stone Corp. combines three different sizes of travertine into a unique, three dimensional pattern and innovative design catering to the strict requirements of high end home owners. TM2-13-T is 2x2" tumbled, and mesh mounted mosaic TB22-13-T is 2-3/4" X 12" honed border TP11-13 Basket weave design with honed finish.Your imagination and conceptual ideas, together with our wide selections of quality natural stones helps you close your deal. Puccini Natural Stone, a leading company in new product development, is launching another unique item, Travertine in basket weave. The three dimensional looking is gaining popularity in the market. Puccini will continuous to develop more three dimensional look items in the coming year. This tile is 12" X 12" mesh mounted for easy installation, the boarder is 12" X 2-3/4". Visit us at Coverings Booth #2974For details circle #125 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
NOT JUST ANOTHER TILE SAW!
The tile saw that gives you the ability to cut inside and outside radius curves as well straight lines has been redesigned from the ground up. The New Revolution XT will cut endless lengths of tile and stone including granite up to 6 cm thick. See Us At Coverings! Booth #680 For more information, visit our website;geminisaw.comor call the Gemini Saw Company at 310 891-0288. email;email@example.comFor details circle #121 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Augusta, Discover Your Own Style
Augusta represents the new rustic collection from Keraben. A new ceramic with raw colours and brownish shades which discovers the essence of aged natural stone. Warmth and simplicity are the sensations that Augusta implies in its settings through its decoration, which makes it unique. CHARACTERISTICS: *White Body: *Sizes: - 23,5x33 *Glazed Porcelain: *Sizes: - 33x33 - 16,5x16,5 - 32,5x49 - 50x50 *Colours: - Noce - Nut - Bone - White Keraben, S.A. Phone: +34 964 659 500 Fax:+34 964 674 firstname.lastname@example.orgCOVERINGS ´06 SHOW ICEX SPANISH PAVILION (BOOTH 2328)For details circle #123 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
Spanish Manufacturers Produce Large-format Porcelain Tiles
Ceramic and porcelain tile manufacturers from Spain continue to develop products on the cutting edge of the tile industry. For instance, major innovations coming out of Spain have resulted in the production of porcelain tile in large format suitable for façade use. Its dimensional strength and homogeneity mediate expansion or contraction significantly in extremes of temperature or moisture, and porcelain is highly resistant to corrosion, acids, solar radiation and frost. For more information, contact Tile of Spain at 305-446-4387 orwww.spaintiles.info.Come visit our booth #'s 1314 and 2109 at Coverings 2006.For details circle #124 on the Reader Inquiry Card.
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In this issue of TILE Magazine, we focus on sustainability. Through two detailed technical focuses, learn more about the importance of hygiene in any tile and stone installation. Marco Galliozzi of Fila Chemicals USA Corp. explains more about why cleaning and sealing tile and stone surfaces is important to ensuring the longevity of these materials, while Art Mintie, Sr. of Laticrete details the increasing demand of antimicrobials. Also be sure to check out the range of new tile collections that are available on the market in our detailed product showcase.