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Cast Basalt Floor Tiles

Source: Larew Technical Services

Cast Basalt Floor Tiles
Cast Basalt floor tiles are a material with decorative appeal and exceptional physical performance characteristics
Cast Basalt floor tiles are a material with decorative appeal and exceptional physical performance characteristics. It is one of the hardest ceramic materials known. They are selected for two key reasons: unique aesthetics and highperformance.

Manufacturing Techniques
Basalt is one of the hardest natural materials known to man and is renowned worldwide for its longevity. Basalt, as a neovolcanic rock is smelted in the gas furnace at around 1280° C and cast into metallic or sand molds at a temperature of around 1200° C. The cast basalt tiles are annealed in a furnace for approximately 16 to 21 hours to achieve the uniform crystalline structure that gives our finished tiles superior long-term performance and their unique appearance.

Sizes
We offer a large range of shapes and sizes - this catalog contains many of our most popular types. Given minimum production quantities and enough lead-time, we will make special molds to your dimensions and patterns. Call us for for assistance with custom designs.

Cast Basalt tiles are made in hard-metric sizes.

Appearance
Cast Basalt Tiles are naturally black with some tinges of bronze. The surface is not perfectly flat.

Cast Basalt Tile Characteristics

  • High compression strength
  • High abrasion resistance
  • Chemical resistance
  • Non-absorptive
  • Frost resistant
  • High durability
  • Ecological and hygienic compatibility
  • Unique appearance not found in any other tile material

Larew Technical Services , PO Box 287, Morgantown, WV 26507. Tel: 304-292-5467; Fax: 304-292-9549.