Gneiss is metamorphic rock, it is derived from magmatic rocks, such as granites, and are formed from quartz crystals of feldspars and micas (same granite minerals, but with a different capability). Often times it is characterized by oriented structure defined by different names, they may present a striated appearance. Gneiss is stone with color ranging from light gray to dark gray to greenish-gray that alternates light areas with dark areas. The family also contains the Beola and Serizzo stones. They are characterized by lamellar structure with easy divisibility in thick or thin flat slabs. Gneiss is hard and resistant stone, and found a wide use is in road paving and structural elements of building. It is used for floors, walls and roofs, facade elements and as street stones. They are used for paving in gardens and for the traditional coverage of houses. In Interior design they are used for stairs, flooring, kitchen tops and bathrooms. When blocks of gneiss, beola and serizzo have been prepared with sawn surfaces, they can be split with automatic H-frame machines with 4 blades, such as the P4 series, to be split in slabs with a small thickness.
MEC offers cutting machines for any type of irregularly shaped stone and for concrete. Equipped with diamond discs to facilitate the laying of products, the wide range of MEC cutting machines is available in different models, all customizable to your company’s needs.
From the simple reduction of waste volume, to the recovery for road construction or yard scrapes, the crushers and crushing lines and the Mec mills are a great opportunity for those working with stone or concrete. Crushers give value to the otherwise unrecoverable waste, thereby reducing the cost of transport, storage and landfill, completing at the same time the processing production cycle of stone and concrete.
MEC splitters can be used to split any type of natural stone. The wide assortment of MEC splitters includes open and closed structure solutions that are high-performance, customizable and can be integrated with each other. Our splitters also guarantee a top-of-the-range splitting profile, as they can be configured in terms of handling systems, dimensions and splitting forces.
MEC finishing machines allow for a scalloped effect, edge finishing and many other processes on any type of stone. Available in different models, both automatic and manual, MEC finishing machines guarantee maximum precision, power and efficiency for every process.
Are you looking for faceting machines for cutting and processing any type of stone? Customizable and versatile, MEC faceting machines are synonymous with high performance, robustness and durability. There are different models, together we will choose the most suitable one for your company.
Machines designed to give the slabs and wall stones particular finishes. From the pitched effect to the edge finishing, they are designed in different versions: manual or automatic according to customer needs.
Line of products to move the stone quickly, without any risk and fatigue for the operator, making the plant more productive. Conveyor belts, pushers and manipulators can be operated manually or also automated within the splitting line. They can have different lengths, widths or runs depending on the needs. According to customer requirements, special handling systems can also be designed and supplied.
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