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The treatment of natural stone surface

Natural stone surface treatment methods are diverse, the more popular is the following several.

Polished: the surface of high gloss. Polishing may last for a long time or not, mainly looking at the type of stone. Granite, Dali and limestone are usually polished and require different maintenance to maintain their luster. Polished surface looks very "soft", scratches obvious, without too much care. Marble, limestone and slate are suitable for polished.

Acid-washed: There are small corrosive traces on the surface. Sour scrub less, the appearance of more simple than the polished surface. Most of the stones can be pickled, but the most common is marble and limestone. Pickling is also a way to soften granite luster.

Chiseled: the surface is not smooth. After the initial cutting, the stone for further processing to eliminate the obvious saw marks, but the effect of less than polished after the effect. Granite, marble and limestone can be treated like this, usually in the case of customization.

Flamed: rough surface. This surface is mainly used for interior such as flooring or commercial buildings for the finishes, higher labor costs. High temperature heating after the rapid cooling to form a fire surface. The fire surface is usually granite.

Natural split: rough surface, but not as rough as fire. This surface treatment is usually done by hand cutting or in the mine chisel to expose the natural surface of the rock. This surface treatment is mainly used for slate.

Tumbling: The surface is smooth or slightly rough, with a smooth corners and broken. There are several ways to achieve the roll effect. 20 mm brick can roll in the machine, 3 cm brick can also be tumbled, and then split into two bricks. Marble and limestone are the preferred materials for tumbling.

Scrub: the surface is old. The process is to scrub the stone surface, imitating the natural wear of the stone.

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