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What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Artificial Stone?
Aug 13, 2018

What are the advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone?


Artificial stone is a building material that people often use for decoration. Perhaps we have not noticed that the countertops, sinks and even floor tiles we installed will see the shadow of artificial stone. The artificial stone is beautiful, anti-fouling, dirt-resistant and easy to clean. These advantages make artificial stone very popular. So everyone knows what are the advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone? Let's take a look at the advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone!

What is artificial stone?

  Artificial stone, which refers to natural stone powder, such as marble powder, glass powder, calcite, etc., as well as resin and other materials as raw materials, mixed adhesive adhesive is manufactured by extrusion curing and other artificial stone. Common artificial stone has artificial quartz. Stone, artificial stone and so on.

Advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone - advantages:

  

    1, the appearance is beautiful and generous. The surface of the artificial stone is not easy to fade, and it also has the texture of natural stone, and the decoration is very good. In addition, its appearance has no gaps, it is not easy to enter the water, the water absorption rate is low, the anti-fouling and anti-dirty effect is very good, and it is more convenient to clean!



    2, wear resistant and high temperature. Artificial stone is also a stone, has a certain wear resistance, and its service life is relatively long. And the stone has a certain temperature resistance, if used as a countertop, it is very durable!



    3, color styles are more selective. The artificial stone itself is artificially manufactured, and its plasticity is very strong. It can manufacture various colors of stone according to market demand. The decoration effect is also very good.



    4, natural environmental protection and no pollution. Although artificial stone is artificially manufactured, its raw materials are natural materials such as stone powder and resin. It is not necessary to incorporate harmful substances during construction. Therefore, artificial stone is relatively green and environmentally friendly!



    5, the price is cheap. Compared with natural stone, the price of artificial stone is much cheaper. According to the quality of the brand, the price is divided into high and low. Under normal circumstances, each centimeter is between 60-120.


Advantages and disadvantages of artificial stone - disadvantages:

  

    1. The texture is soft and easy to scratch. Compared with natural stone, artificial stone is slightly inferior in hardness, it is more prone to scratches and affects the appearance! When using it, please be careful not to scratch or hit with sharp objects to prevent the stone from cracking;



    2. Poor shrinkage performance. After all, artificial stone is made of stone powder, and the shrinkage performance is poor. If the temperature difference between hot and cold is frequent, it is easy to crack and damage.



    3, high temperature is easy to make artificial stone tarnish. If the artificial stone is used as the countertop of the cabinet, then it is best not to put the overheated appliance on the surface of the stone. Otherwise, the long-term high temperature will make the stone lose its luster and affect the appearance!