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What are the Natural Stone Countertop Standards ?

ANSWER - The standard practice for suppliers and fabricators of natural stone slabs for countertops and other applications is to have the client inspect and approve the slab before fabricating it.   Typically there is paperwork…

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Counter tops cracks Expert Answers Fabrication Slab stone

Is it normal to have a granite countertop have cracks that continue through the stone?

ANSWER - The Natural Stone Institute, formally the Marble Institute of America, Dimension Stone Design Manual states that "Cracks occur in stones as a result of man-made mechanically induced stresses during handling, fabrication, transport, or…

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Expert Answers Fabrication Quartz Stone Standards stone

What is the thickness tolerance for Engineered marble & quartz?

ANSWER - The standards for Quartz Stone or Engineered Stone, which is a man-made product that generally is made up of about 90% quartz with resin, are currently the same standards as for natural stone.…

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