December 2010

Stone_pewter_slate-1SLATE ACCENTS
Stone & Pewter Accents, Torrance, Calif., introduces the Lineal Slate tile collections in eight colors, all with honed surfaces and mesh backing for easy installations. The subway-style, brick-pattern mosaics offer options for designs in both interior and exterior environments.
Contact: Stone & Pewter Accents, 310-257-1300


Santa Margherita S.p.a., Volargne, Italy, introduces the Reef® line of quartz surfaces with a textured surface reminiscent of flamed finishes. Available colors are beige, black, brown, grey and white; the surface is offered in 305cm X 140cm.
Contact: Santa Margherita S.p.a., +39 45-6835888

Stonexpress, Kennesaw, Ga., introduces STONESKIN™, a 4mm ultrathin stone-mosaic tile series in standard mesh mounting and self-adhering peel-and-stick backing. The tiles are available in 23 different patterns and colors, all in sheets or 6” X 6” and 12” X 12” sections. The series includes 12 natural-stone rails for liners, plus six listellos for accents.
Contact: Stonexpress, 407-973-8763


Ghines srl, Rimini, Italy, introduces the DAIMON, a portable manual production center for creating sink cutouts, polishing and profiling. The unit includes a 1.6 kW spindle operating at 2,200-9,000 rpm, and moves on its own rail system fastened to a surface by two pairs of special clamps. Its special spindle connection allows the use of profiling tools and cutting blades designed for Ghines portable or CNC machines for drilling, shaping, vertical and inclined cuts, recessing drainers and even cutting back the edges of a hole for specific kinds of sinks requiring surface mount. The unit is available through Alpha Professional Tools®.
Contact: Alpha Professional Tools, 800-648-7229

vertholding010-1SPLASH VACUUM HOLDER
Blick Industries, Laguna Beach, Calif., introduces the Vertical Splash Suction Cup for cutting splash on a bridge saw. The 5.91” X 19.69” vacuum holddown can be used, in multiple units, to split splash from 3cm to 2cm.
Contact: Blick Industries, 949-499-5026