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Quartz Carpet – How is it Made?

A resilient and slip resistant floor covering, Quartz Carpet combines natural quartz granules with an epoxy resin. But have you ever wondered how it’s made?



BY Andrew McDonald

July 30th, 2015


A quartz carpet actually consists of millions of tiny grains of quartz; with the upmost care, the small grains are then selected by the manufacturer for design. The grains are then washed and fire-dried before being coloured.

The colouring is done at a high temperature and with specially developed UV stable coatings, which makes for a very high quality carpet, which is more wear-resistant and more colourfast. The grains are then mixed with a binding agent before a professional installer spreads the small stones in approximately 6mm thickness.

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It’s up to the client if they wish to have little air pockets between the granules exposed, in open pore finish, or have them fully sealed with a clear filler, in a pore filled finish.

The expected lifespan of a Quartz Carpet is over 20 years, but every day is a new record. The product has been in existence for almost 35 years worldwide and there are many floors that stand testament to this.

Seamless Surfaces
seamlesssurfaces.com.au

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