The floors both outdoor and indoor made of natural stone are part of our tradition for a long time. Just think about how much our soil is so rich with precious stones, such as granite, porphyry, because of sedimentary rocks, such as sandstone or quartzite and metamorphic rocks such as marble. Even the cement, a valid alternative to natural stone, is now widely used in the pavement industry.
Being a very versatile, environment friendly and durable material, the stone can be used for various applications and, with the right aesthetic touches it becomes possible to create real masterpieces.
The main features that the external paving must have are: high resistance to mechanical actions caused by the running of motor vehicles and therefore heavy vehicles; adequate anti-slip, especially in case of wet surface or ice and of course the passage of pedestrians and in public areas as well. The wear resistance and the coefficient of friction are therefore the most important attributes that the external paving must have. There must also be of easy maintenance, especially in urban centers where there is usually a frequent recovery appears on a surface.
These floorings are formed by a surface layer which can be realized with various stone or ceramic materials or concrete, and gives the support for it’s variable characteristics depending on the nature of the soil, the type of paving and by the expected loads.
The surfaces of gardens, terraces and balconies, are normally covered with cubes, tiles of stone or ceramic materials.
The interior floors should not only be functional and practical, but also beautiful and comfortable for a pleasant and happy stay in the house.
Today the market offers an almost infinite variety of indoor flooring: with glossy effects, translucent or opaque, rustic, antique or modern, simple or decorated, with light, imagination and art reproductions. The choice of tiles for marble interior floors, natural stone or travertine is by far the most valuable choice. The marble floors with their sophisticated colors, ranging from white to brown and with their unique and exclusive veins are real icons of style. They can be placed in any room of own home.
The Fast line MEC proposes machinery for cutting any kind of stone including the irregular material. These machines are complete with inline diamond blades with the constant material feeding. Their application allows to obtain a higher productivity keeping the convenience in production costs.